President Mustafa: Assad Regime & Allies Cannot Attack Idlib

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa warned that any attack on Idlib by the Assad regime and its allies would lead to catastrophic consequences as the province is home to more than two million civilians, most of whom were forcibly displaced from other parts of Syria. He stressed the need for the United Nations to prevent any such attack. Speaking to Turkish media at the headquarters of the Syrian Coalition in Istanbul, Mustafa said that the Coalition “takes these threats seriously.” He noted that “there are two million Syrians in Idlib. They have no other place for to go.” … Continue reading President Mustafa: Assad Regime & Allies Cannot Attack Idlib

National Kurdish Council Calls for Commemoration of Qamishli Bombings

The Kurdish National Council called for the commemoration of the second anniversary of the bloody terrorist bombings that targeted the town of Qamishli on July 27, 2017. The Council called upon its supporters and residents of the town to gather at the site of the bombing on Friday evening. In a statement, the Council called for the commemoration of the bloody attack, calling on residents of the town to gather in the western side of the town, at Amouda road. Vice-president of the Syrian Coalition Abdel Basset Hamo said that the bloody terrorist bombings that targeted Qamishli and its people … Continue reading National Kurdish Council Calls for Commemoration of Qamishli Bombings

Newspaper: Egyptian regime tortures Morsi to intimidate opposition

Since Morsi’s overthrow, Egyptian authorities have launched a relentless crackdown on dissent, killing hundreds of his supporters and sending thousands behind bars for inciting violence Spanish newspaper El País has published a report on former Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi. He is “being avenged by the current Egyptian regime, tortured in prison and used as an example to intimidate the opposition.” In its report translated by Arab21, the newspaper said Morsi is living in harsh conditions in prison. He does not have a mattress in his cell, forced to sleep on the cold floor. Besides his isolation from the world, Morsi has been prevented from … Continue reading Newspaper: Egyptian regime tortures Morsi to intimidate opposition

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

Activists circulate new details about arrest of Saudi imam

Sheikh Safar Al-Hawali Details about Saudi Arabia’s arrest of the prominent Islamic scholar Safar Al-Hawali and three of his sons have been revealed by activists on social networking sites. Al-Hawali was detained on Thursday, just a few days after the publication of his book, Muslims and Western Culture, in which he attacks the policies of the current Saudi government, especially its rapprochement with the United States, the UAE and the Egyptian regime of Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. The Twitter account operated by “Prisoners of Conscience” explained that the officers who arrested Al-Hawali at dawn on Thursday arrived at his home in the village of Hawala with … Continue reading Activists circulate new details about arrest of Saudi imam

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