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

Israel Draws Red Lines after Attacking Anti-Aircraft Syrian Battery

Israeli Jets Strike Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Site After Being Fired Upon An Israeli Defense Forces Spokesman said that Israeli jets bombed a Syrian anti-aircraft battery east of Damascus after it fired an anti-aircraft missile at the Israeli aircraft on a spy mission overflying Lebanon. Other Israeli sources confirmed notifying the Russian army, a major backer supporting the Assad regime in Damascus, about the airstrike “in real-time mode”. No Israeli planes were hit by the missile fired by the Syrians, Israeli military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus said. The counter-strike took place two hours later and “incapacitated” the anti-aircraft unit located 50 … Continue reading Israel Draws Red Lines after Attacking Anti-Aircraft Syrian Battery

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

Syrian Woman to the West: Don’t Believe Your Countries’ Lies

By Afraa Dagher I couldn’t sleep last night.  I found myself praying for our army with hot tears, again.  Not two weeks ago, the US and coalition bombed a military position in Deir Ezzor. Eighty-three of our soldiers were massacred.  US said it was “accident.”  Maybe you heard of Deir Ezzor because of this “accident.”  Deir Ezzor has been under siege of your moderates for a long time.  On 16 January 2016, those moderates slaughtered 300 Syrian civilians there. Two days ago what your leaders call “moderate opposition” fired new GRAD rockets at our soldierstrying to rescue our civilians at al Handarat. They were going … Continue reading Syrian Woman to the West: Don’t Believe Your Countries’ Lies

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