President Assad is being "unfairly demonised in the West" says former bishop of Rochester Reverend Michael Nazir-Ali. In its Eid message, Ahrar al-Sham rejects US-Russia deal on a cessation of hostilities in Syria. No split from JFS. Turkey reportedly blocked internet access in the country's SE while it removed local Kurdish officials Heavy government shelling on Abtaa town in southern Syria Hama: After Jund al Aqsa took Kawkab now seized Artillery BattalionNE Latakia: 2nd Coastal Division blew up with a TOW a 37 mm gun in Atira, Jebal Al-Akrad. N. Hama: Jaish Al-Nasr blew up with a TOW a 23 mm gun in KawkabPresident of Syria Bashar al-Assad celebrating his 51st birthday today. French police arrest 15-year-old in eastern Paris suspected of planning attack Australian knife attack was 'inspired by ISIS,' authorities say. The Syrian Arab Army withdrew from Kawkab after a strong Syrian rebel attack.Syrian opposition sources claim that the village of Kawkab in Northern Hama is under Syrian rebel control but some pro-Syrian Arab Army sources claim that the attacks by the rebels are being repelled so far and that Kawkab is still under Syrian Arab Army control. Jund al-Aqsa has announced the capture of the village of Kawkab in Northern Hama. Labib al-Nahhas, the chief of foreign political relations of Ahrar al-Sham Tweets on the Russian-Syrian truce on Syria.The Free Syrian Army claims to have repelled a Syrian Arab Army attack on the Tofahia front, Latakia. Artillery shelling started on govt positions on Deir Al-Adas frontA SVBIED was carried out by Jund al-Aqsa's "Abu Faisal al-Kuwaiti" in Kawkab. Greek premier calls on EU to deliver on refugee deal Jund Al-Aqsa carried out a SVBIED attack vs a gathering of pro-govt forces in KawkabJund al-Aqsa is shelling Syrian Government positions in Kawkab before attempting to storm the village.Turkistan Islamic Party were shelling Syrian Government forces in Musharfah with Elephant missiles. N. Hama: Rebels started pre-emptive shelling on Kawkab where Jaish Al-Nasr destroyed a 23 mm gun with a TOW17 Syrian rebel groups including the Free Syrian Army Southern Front and Jaysh al-Islam announce the start of a new battle in Southern Syria. Raqqa: 5 Civilians killed By a Drone strike yesterday Senior Ahrar al-Sham leader contradicts Al-Arabiya reporting - 'still studying' and 'have issued no statements yet.' US is concerned about the clashes taking place in SE Turkey Statement of concern about today's events in southeast Turkey. Three women killed staging 'terror' attack on Kenya police station Mombasa Death toll in Idlib from yesterday's air strike is at 67, over 100 wounded Latakia: Assad government tried to advance in Kabina and ended up being repelled with at least 20 of their fighters killed

Map. History of Middle East conflict

11 September 2016
President Assad is being "unfairly demonised in the West" says former bishop of Rochester Reverend Michael Nazir-Ali.
NE Latakia: 2nd Coastal Division blew up with a TOW a 37 mm gun in Atira, Jebal Al-Akrad.
N. Hama: Jaish Al-Nasr blew up with a TOW a 23 mm gun in Kawkab
President of Syria Bashar al-Assad celebrating his 51st birthday today.
Australian knife attack was 'inspired by ISIS,' authorities say.
Jund al-Aqsa has announced the capture of the village of Kawkab in Northern Hama.
Labib al-Nahhas, the chief of foreign political relations of Ahrar al-Sham Tweets on the Russian-Syrian truce on Syria.
The Free Syrian Army claims to have repelled a Syrian Arab Army attack on the Tofahia front, Latakia.
A SVBIED was carried out by Jund al-Aqsa's "Abu Faisal al-Kuwaiti" in Kawkab.
Greek premier calls on EU to deliver on refugee deal
Jund al-Aqsa is shelling Syrian Government positions in Kawkab before attempting to storm the village.
Turkistan Islamic Party were shelling Syrian Government forces in Musharfah with Elephant missiles.
17 Syrian rebel groups including the Free Syrian Army Southern Front and Jaysh al-Islam announce the start of a new battle in Southern Syria.
US is concerned about the clashes taking place in SE Turkey
Statement of concern about today's events in southeast Turkey.
Three women killed staging 'terror' attack on Kenya police station Mombasa