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Nearly one-third of Turkey's wall along Syria complete - Anadolu Agency

Nearly one-third of Turkey's rocket-resistant concrete wall being built along the border with Syria has been completed, Turkish security sources told Anadolu Agency Thursday. Out of the 911-kilometer (559.2-mile) long planned wall, 300 kilometers (186 ...and more »

Syrian rebels have reportedly seized one of ISIS' main supply routes with Turkey - Business Insider

Free Syrian army fighters gesture after they took control of Tal al-Zaatar in the province of Daraa, Syria August 13, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir. Syrian rebel forces closed in on a town near the Turkish border held by Islamic State militants on ...and more »

The Free Syrian Army Seized an ISIS Stronghold Near Aleppo - Newsweek

1203_Free Syrian Army Tactics A Free Syrian Army fighter talks on a walkie-talkie near a rocket launcher during what they said was preparations for an operation to strike at forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad located in Daraa, July 27 ...and more »

Islamic State lose Turkey supply route to Syrian rebels -

SYRIAN rebels have seized control of the Islamic State group's main supply route to Turkey, a monitor said. AFP. AFPApril 8, 201611:51am. Mission accomplished ... Syrian rebel fighters have captured the main supply route to Turkey which IS had ...and more »

Syria war: Rebels take key northern town of al-Rai from IS - BBC News

Syrian rebels have seized control of the strategically important northern town of al-Rai from so-called Islamic State (IS). The fall of the town is a boost for the rebels as they battle to capture the divided city of Aleppo. Al-Rai's capture after ...and more »

IS netting up to $200ma year from illegal antiquities sales: Russia - Middle East Eye

The Islamic State group is selling up to $200m worth of antiques on the black market a year, Russia's UN envoy has claimed. According to Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, the militants have been busy illicitly selling between $150m to $200m of ancient ...and more »

5 facts about Jaysh al-Islam, group that used chem weapons in Syria & has delegate at UN peace talks - RT

The Islamist group Jaysh al-Islam admitted to using chemical weapons against Kurdish militias in Aleppo. It also uses human shields and publishes execution videos – yet it has a delegation at the UN-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva. Jaysh al-Islam ...and more »

Syrian Islamist group Jaysh al-Islam admits using banned weapons against Kurds in Aleppo - RT

The Jaysh al-Islam militant group fighting government forces in Syria has admitted to using “forbidden” weapons against Kurdish militia in Aleppo. The group's statement comes after reports of chemical gas being used in shelling Aleppo's Sheikh Maqsood ...and more »

Turkish military shells ISIL after projectiles hit southeastern province - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish artillery units began to shell Syrian positions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) hours after two projectiles hit the southeastern province of Kilis, located near Turkey's Syrian border, and wounded three on April 7. Military ...and more »

Syrian army and allies launch attack south of Aleppo - Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies launched a major attack on insurgents south of Aleppo, described as the fiercest government assault in the area since an agreement to ease the fighting came into effect in February. A man inspects the ...and more »