Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)

IS member executes mother in Syria

An Islamic State militant executes his mother in public in the Syrian city of Raqqa because she encouraged him to leave the group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

11 civilians dead in attacks in Syria's Aleppo: monitor

At least 11 civilians were killed in Syria's second city Aleppo in one of the highest single tolls since a fragile truce came into force, a monitor says.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

IS member executes mother in Syria

An Islamic State militant executes his mother in public in the Syrian city of Raqqa because she encouraged him to leave the group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.

August 3, 2015
August 3, 2015

Syrian plane crashes in bomb raids

A Syrian government warplane crashes in a marketplace in the north-western town of Ariha, killing 17 people.