Syrian Coalition Urges Friendly Countries to Support its Projects to Administer Liberated Areas

The Syrian Coalition’s presidential body and political committee met with representatives of the Friends of Syria countries at the headquarters of the Coalition’s General Secretariat in Istanbul, Turkey on Thursday. The meeting discussed the latest field developments in Syria, especially the situation in Idlib, Raqqa and Deir Ezzor provinces as well as the latest political developments with regards to the revival of the Geneva process and preparations for the upcoming Riyadh II Conference. Coalition President Riad Seif called on representatives of the Friends of Syria countries to step up support for the Coalition, the Syrian Interim Government (SIG), and the … Continue reading Syrian Coalition Urges Friendly Countries to Support its Projects to Administer Liberated Areas

Assad Regime Committing Widespread Violations in Eastern Ghouta Despite Truce

Assad regime forces hit residential areas in the towns and villages of eastern Ghouta in Rural Damascus with barrel bombs in violation of the internationally sponsored ceasefire agreement reached in the area. The bombardment came as part of an escalating military campaign the Assad regime launched to advance on the liberated areas. In addition to the latest military escalation on eastern Ghouta, regime forces impose crippling siege on the area and prevent the entry of the UN aid convoys in violation of international resolutions on Syria. Medical sources warned of a humanitarian disaster in eastern Ghouta as life-saving medicine for … Continue reading Assad Regime Committing Widespread Violations in Eastern Ghouta Despite Truce

Activists: Regime Forces Summarily Execute Civilians in Deir Ezzor

The Syrian Coalition called on the United Nations and UN Security Council to stop standing idly by while war crimes are being committed against civilians in Deir Ezzor. It condemned the Assad regime’s summary execution and mass arrests of civilians in the areas taken recently from the ISIS extremist group. Deir Ezzor 24 media campaign said that Assad forces are carrying out summary executions of civilians in the province. The victims included Ibrahim Khalaf Al-Hadrous and Ali Suleiman Dabbal who were executed in the town of Boqras on Tuesday. Regime forces also rounded up dozens of civilians inside a house … Continue reading Activists: Regime Forces Summarily Execute Civilians in Deir Ezzor

Syrian Coalition’s Political Committee Marks “Syrian Day of Rage” Campaign Inside Syria

The Syrian Coalition’s political committee marked the launch of the Syrian Day of Rage campaign by organizing several meetings, sit-ins and events inside Syria today. Vice-President of the Syrian Coalition Abdul Rahman Mustafa said that the propagation of the Syrian Day of Rage represents a revival of the spirit of the revolution, its principles and demands, most importantly bringing Assad and his clique to account. The Syrian Day of Rage media campaign comes to protest and condemn the continued bloodshed in Syria by the Russian occupiers, forces of the international anti-ISIS coalition, the Iranian militias, and the Assad regime forces. … Continue reading Syrian Coalition’s Political Committee Marks “Syrian Day of Rage” Campaign Inside Syria

Seif: Syrian Interim Government is ‘the Legitimate Administration’ in All Liberated Areas

Members of the Syrian Coalition’s political committee met with officials of the Syrian Interim Government (SIG) and the newly formed FSA General Staff in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Friday. The meeting, which was chaired by the Coalition president Riad Seif and SIG’s Head Jawad Abu Hatab, discussed the projects being implemented and developed by SIG in the liberated areas. Seif reaffirmed the Coalition’s support for SIG’s work as the legitimate administration in the liberated areas as he rejected alternative formations aimed at “undermining the national unity.” Seif pointed out that SIG’s presence in the four areas covered by … Continue reading Seif: Syrian Interim Government is ‘the Legitimate Administration’ in All Liberated Areas

Coalition’s Political Committee & Syrian Interim Government Discuss Stepping Up Work Inside Liberated Areas

The Syrian Coalition’s political committee on Thursday held an expanded meeting in the Turkish city of Gaziantep with officials of the Syrian Interim Government (SIG). The meeting was attended by the Coalition President Riad Seif and Head of the Syrian Interim Government Jawad Abu Hatab. Seif stressed the need for SIG to continue the provision of services to the civilian population in the liberated areas. He described SIG’s takeover of the management of Bab Al-Salama border crossing as “an important step on the way to improve SIG’s performance.” The Syrian Coalition is seeking at international forums to reinforce the cease-fire, … Continue reading Coalition’s Political Committee & Syrian Interim Government Discuss Stepping Up Work Inside Liberated Areas

Seif Urges Protection of Land Registry Records in Raqqa in Letter to UNSG Antonio Guterres

President of the Syrian Coalition Riad Seif sent a memorandum to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and to representatives of friendly countries urging protection of the records of Raqqa’s City Council and the land registry records in the city. Seif stressed the need to protect the land registry records in the city of Raqqa. “The Syrian Coalition stresses the need to make every possible effort to protect the warehouses where such documents, records and documents are kept and to direct your military forces in accordance with your legal, political and moral responsibilities.” The Coalition said that all countries participating in the … Continue reading Seif Urges Protection of Land Registry Records in Raqqa in Letter to UNSG Antonio Guterres