President Mustafa Sends Letter to Lebanon’s PM Calling for Release of Syrian Detainees in Lebanon

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa sent a letter to Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to draw attention to the increasing violations by the Hezbollah militia against civilians in Syria and Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The letter also raised the issue of the issuance of unfair death sentences and life imprisonments against Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Mustafa called on the Lebanese prime minister to force the Hezbollah militia to withdraw from all Syrian territory and stop its blatant interference in the country. Mustafa also called for the protection of Syrian refugees from the ongoing violations by the Hezbollah militia. … Continue reading President Mustafa Sends Letter to Lebanon’s PM Calling for Release of Syrian Detainees in Lebanon

President Mustafa Visits Rural Aleppo; Says Coalition Will Open Offices in All Liberated Areas

A delegation of the Syrian Coalition headed by President Abdurrahman Mustafa toured northern rural Aleppo on Tuesday, visiting the towns of Al-Raie and Al-Bab. In addition to President Mustafa, the delegation included Vice-president Badr Jamous, Secretary General Nazir al-Hakim, Head of the Syrian Negotiations Commission Nasr al-Hariri, and Head of the Syrian Interim Government Jawad Abu Hatab. The delegation met with representatives of the local councils in the area, officials in the chambers of commerce and industry, the police force and the Free Syrian Army groups. The delegation was briefed on the reality of the service institutions in the liberated … Continue reading President Mustafa Visits Rural Aleppo; Says Coalition Will Open Offices in All Liberated Areas

Rights Group: Russia Killed 71 Civilians & Displaced 270,000 Since Start of World Cup

An independent human rights group issued a special statement on the gravest violations Russian have committed in Syria since the beginning of the 2018 World Cup it is currently hosting. It noted that by hosting the tournament, Russia is seeking to present itself as a civilized country spreading love and joy among the countries of the world through hosting the World Cup. The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Russian forces have killed 71 civilians, including 20 children and nine women since the start of the World Cup on June 10. Russia has also committed at least … Continue reading Rights Group: Russia Killed 71 Civilians & Displaced 270,000 Since Start of World Cup

Syrian Coalition Meets Swedish & Ivorian Ambassadors to Discuss Onslaught on Syria

The Syrian Coalition’s Department of Foreign Affairs held two separate meetings in the Turkish capital Ankara with Sweden Ambassador Lars Wahlund and Cote d’iIvour Ambassador Yacouba Atta. The meetings discussed the latest developments on the ground in Dara’a province and the latest political developments regarding the issue of the drafting of a new Syrian constitution. Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Abd al-Ahad Steifo talked about the series of mass forced displacement being carried out by the Assad regime against civilians in different parts of Syria. He urged Sweden and Côte d’Ivoire, both non-permanent members of the UN Security … Continue reading Syrian Coalition Meets Swedish & Ivorian Ambassadors to Discuss Onslaught on Syria

UN Security Council Once Again Fails to Stop Carnage Against Civilians in Dara’a

The UN Security Council once again failed to stop the carnage civilians in Syria, particularly in Dara’a province by the Assad regime forces and their allies. Vice-President of the Syrian Coalition, Badr Jamous, said that the indifference being shown by the international community towards the tragedy of the Syrian people would remain a dark stain on humanity’s conscience. An emergency session of the Security Council on the situation in Syria’s south ended Thursday evening without any results. The session was held in parallel with relentless Russian airstrikes on the town of Saida in eastern rural Dara’a resulting in the death … Continue reading UN Security Council Once Again Fails to Stop Carnage Against Civilians in Dara’a

President Mustafa Meets Georgia’s Ambassador & Stresses Importance of Strengthening Bilateral Relations

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa met with the Georgia’s Ambassador to Ankara Irakli Koplatadze and the Georgian General Consul in Istanbul Inga Kikvadze and discussed with them the latest political and field developments in Syria. The two sides agreed that both the Syrian and Georgian peoples suffer from the crimes being committed by Russia against civilians and its support for illegitimate regimes with the aim of preventing them from gaining their freedom and dignity. Mustafa pointed out that what is going on in southern Syria is like “doomsday,” adding that Russia is pursuing a scorched-earth policy against civilians … Continue reading President Mustafa Meets Georgia’s Ambassador & Stresses Importance of Strengthening Bilateral Relations

President Mustafa Discusses Deteriorating Situation in Syria’s South With French Delegation

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa received Yannick Tagand, Head of the Near East Department of France’s Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and discussed with him the latest developments on the ground in Syria, especially in the south which is being subjected to a ferocious onslaught by the Assad regime and its allies. The assault has so far killed hundreds and displaced hundreds of thousands of people. “The situation in the south is very extremely dire,” President Mustafa said, adding that the current situation was expected given the “failure of the international community to protect civilians in previous … Continue reading President Mustafa Discusses Deteriorating Situation in Syria’s South With French Delegation