Syrian Coalition: Iran Seeking to Consolidate its Occupation of Syria Through Cultural Hegemony

An official in the Syrian Coalition said that Iran has committed new violations against children in Syria, adding that it is added to the long litany of war crimes the Iranian terrorist militias are committing against Syrian civilians, most notably mass killings, destruction, and demographic change. Secretary of the Coalition’s political committee Riad al-Hassan said that Tehran has most recently sought to teach Persian language children to children in the towns and villages of Deir Ezzor. He added that the move represented an attempt by Iran to “impose its sectarian culture in Syria.” Hassan said that the new move is … Continue reading Syrian Coalition: Iran Seeking to Consolidate its Occupation of Syria Through Cultural Hegemony

Moussa: EU Has ‘Important Role’ in Stabilizing Liberated Areas

Vice-president of the Syrian Coalition, Dima Moussa, emphasized the important role the European Union can play in the rehabilitation of services institutions and organizations in the liberated areas as well as in supporting the Syrian Interim Government (SIG), local councils and civil society organizations to fill the vacuum in those areas. Moussa said that people in liberated areas are in need for active, solid support given that the majority of health, educational, services and judicial institutions have been destroyed by the Assad regime and its allies. She underscored that the reactivation of these institutions would ease the suffering of the … Continue reading Moussa: EU Has ‘Important Role’ in Stabilizing Liberated Areas

Coalition President Welcomes Start of Implementation of Turkish-US Agreement on Manbij

President of the Syrian Coalition Abdurrahman Mustafa welcomed the entry of Turkish troops into the town of Manbij in Aleppo province under an agreement with the United States. President Mustafa described the move as an ‘important step’ to achieve stability in all liberated areas across Syria, allow the return of the displaced people to their areas of origin, and defeat all terrorist organizations that are seeking to break the will of the Syrians people. Ten days ago, Ankara and Washington finalized an agreement about a roadmap for Manbij that included the withdrawal of militias of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) … Continue reading Coalition President Welcomes Start of Implementation of Turkish-US Agreement on Manbij

Dutch company gave Syria chemicals used to make deadly weapons

A Syrian child receives medical treatment after a chemical attack was carried out by the Assad Regime in Idlib, Syria A Dutch company exported 38 tonnes of chemical materials to the Syrian regime which were used to manufacture chemical weapons without obtaining the necessary licenses, Netherlands’ Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS) reported yesterday, “A Rotterdam-based company has exported 38 tonnes of banned acetone, which is being used in the production of chemical weapons, to Syria without obtaining the necessary permits,” NOSsaid. The acetone, which was exported two years ago, travelled through the port of Antwerp in Belgium. The Dutch customs authorities, NOS reported, began an investigation … Continue reading Dutch company gave Syria chemicals used to make deadly weapons

Assad & Russia Commit Dozens of Massacres in Idlib One Year Since ‘De-escalations Zones’ Agreement Took Effect

A monitoring group said that it had recorded hundreds of violations and dozens of massacres claiming the lives of over a thousand people, including children and women, in Idlib province since the ‘de-escalation zones’ agreement took effect nearly a year ago. In a report detailing violations of the agreement which was concluded by Russia, Iran, and Turkey in the Kazakh capital Astana in June 2017, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Assad regime and Russian forces have committed no fewer than 30 massacres in Idlib province since that date. The massacres claimed the lives of at … Continue reading Assad & Russia Commit Dozens of Massacres in Idlib One Year Since ‘De-escalations Zones’ Agreement Took Effect

Syrian Coalition Says Russia Deliberately Committed a Massacre in Rural Idlib on Thursday

Russian air force committed a horrible massacre in rural Idlib on Thursday, in an area that is covered by the ‘de-escalation zones’ agreement as the Syrian Coalition described the attack as a “deliberate crime.” The Syrian Civil Defense said that the attack killed at least 44 civilians and wounded more than 100 others in the town of Zardana in rural Idlib. It pointed out that the Russian jets carried out a double-tap attack, killing a rescue worker while he was trying to help the victims. In a press release issued on Friday, the Syrian Coalition accused Russia of deliberately bombing … Continue reading Syrian Coalition Says Russia Deliberately Committed a Massacre in Rural Idlib on Thursday

Tamo Says PYD Militia Violates Int’l Norms & Conventions Following his Release from Detention

Following his release from the prisons of the militia of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), member of the Syrian Coalition Abdelhamid Tamo described his detention as a war crime and crime against humanity as per international norms and conventions. He said that he was subjected to “enforced disappearance and arbitrary arrest.” The PYD militia detained Tamo in the town of Darbasiya in Hasaka on Sunday, an act which the Syrian Coalition condemned and described as a replica of the Assad regime’s crimes. After his release on Wednesday, Tamo said that the PYD militia had subjected him to solitary confinement. “These … Continue reading Tamo Says PYD Militia Violates Int’l Norms & Conventions Following his Release from Detention