Army of Islam

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The UN human rights chief on Thursday urged the Syrian authorities to release all activists, lawyers and other detainees they have been holding...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Syrian activists on Tuesday accused Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam), a powerful Islamist group near Damascus, of detaining a group of their colleagues...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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Former rebel militiamen who have switched sides and joined Syria’s pro-government forces are engaged in a fierce battle against Islamist insurgents...
Monday, February 9, 2015
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Syrian air force strikes killed at least 82 people in an opposition-held district outside Damascus, following rocket attacks by rebels that had hit...
Friday, February 6, 2015
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Updated at 6:20 pm (GMT+2): A United Nations plan for local ceasefires in Syria is deadlocked, with Damascus feeling it does not need to make...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Western and Saudi-backed militants struck residential areas in the Syrian capital with barrage of rockets and mortar rounds on Sunday, killing nine...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Laith al-Khatib
The situation in eastern Ghouta, just outside Damascus, has dramatically changed since the beginning of the crisis over two years ago. What began as...
Friday, December 20, 2013
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Radwan Mortada
The relationship between al-Nusra Front, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and the Army of Islam is widely reported to be fraught with...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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