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Assad forces dismiss defectors despite reconciliation deals

Assad forces dismiss defectors despite reconciliation deals

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Tens of Syrian army defectors who agreed reconciliation deals, hoping they will return to the army ranks, have been dismissed, military source told Zaman al-Wasl. The Assad regime seems not tolerant with army officers who defected at the early days of the Syrian...

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Regime army frees 19 Druze hostages from Daesh

Regime army frees 19 Druze hostages from Daesh

Syrian regime army has freed a group of 19 women and children who were abducted by Daesh during a raid on the city of Sweida and neighbouring villages in July, Syrian state television reported on Thursday. The extremist group, which lost most of its territory in Syria last year, seized...

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Turkish NGO sends over 42,000 trucks of aid to Syria

Turkish NGO sends over 42,000 trucks of aid to Syria

The Turkish Red Crescent has sent 42,000-trucks of humanitarian aid to Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011, the head of the aid group said. “The Turkish Red Crescent has sent about 42,000 trucks loaded with humanitarian aid to Syria since the beginning of the conflict by...

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Blasts kill 2 rebels, wound 6 children in northern Syria

Blasts kill 2 rebels, wound 6 children in northern Syria

(Zaman Al Wasl)- A car bomb attack in a town near Syria's border with Turkey has wounded six children on Thursday, local reporter said. The blast targeted Turkish-backed rebels in the town of Azaz. Another blast on Thursday has rocked a rebel bastion in Jindires town in northern...

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Hama: rebels kill, wound 9 regime troops

Hama: rebels kill, wound 9 regime troops

  (Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian rebels have killed and wounded 9 regime army troops in rocket attack on Joureen military camp in northwestern Hama province, local activists said Wednesday.   Rebel news feeds said they retaliated to regime artillery shelling. In October, Turkey...

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Former Jordanian parliament president wanted for Syrian Intelligence: leaked archive

Former Jordanian parliament president wanted for Syrian Intelligence: leaked archive

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian regime intelligence issued arrest warrant for Dr. Abdullatif Arabiyat, the prominent "Brotherhood" leader and former President of the Jordanian  Parliament, leaked archive showed. Zaman al-Wasl on Tuesday has published a name list includes 8845 Jordanians...

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211 massacres commited in 2018: SNHR

211 massacres commited in 2018: SNHR

A report by the Syrian network for Human Rights (SNHR) revealed that five massacres were perpetrated by the parties to the conflict in Syria in the month of October.   The report notes that the first two years of the popular uprising saw the largest portion of ethnic and...

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Eastern Ghouta residents need security permit to enter Damascus: activists

Eastern Ghouta residents need security permit to enter Damascus: activists

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Syrian regime has imposed more restrictions on the people of Eastern Ghouta suburbs even after six months of a humiliated reconciliation deal. Their movement has been restricted. Each person needs a security permit to enter the capital or even to cross...

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Palestinian envoy hopeful of Bolsonaro embassy U-turn

Palestinian envoy hopeful of Bolsonaro embassy U-turn

The Palestinian envoy to Brazil said Monday he hoped president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to relocate Brasilia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was simply campaign talk and would lobby the new government against the move. "Let's hope it's a campaign announcement. We are hoping that...

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Syrian painter opens solo show in Istanbul

Syrian painter opens solo show in Istanbul

A solo show by a Syrian painter on Monday opened its doors in Istanbul. Ibrahim al-Hasan's exhibit "Childhood on the Sidewalk," featuring 20 paintings, had a gala opening at the Independent Arts Foundation in the Fatih district's Cagaloglu neighborhood, on the city’s European side....

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 Palestinians in Syria's Yarmuk yearn for outside help

Palestinians in Syria's Yarmuk yearn for outside help

After years of fighting, crippling siege and bombardment, what was once the Palestinian diaspora's largest urban settlement in southern Damascus has been reduced to a sea of debris. Former residents of the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk are desperately counting on assistance from abroad to help...

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Damascus: Assad forces raid southern suburb after soldier's stab

Damascus: Assad forces raid southern suburb after soldier's stab

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian regime forces launched an arrest campaign against former rebels in southern Damascus suburbs, local activists said Monday. The campaign followed the death of a soldier who fatally stabbed by unknown assailants in the town of Buwaeidha south of the capital.  ...

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Russian delegation meets Assad in Damascus

Russian delegation meets Assad in Damascus

A Russian delegation led by the country's special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev, met Syrian regime leader Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Sunday. According to a statement released by the Russian Foreign Ministry, the two sides discussed the results of the four-nation Istanbul Summit...

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US forces patrol Syria's northeast close to Turkish border

US forces patrol Syria's northeast close to Turkish border

U.S. forces Sunday patrolled an area in northeastern Syria bordering Turkey after renewed tensions between Ankara and Syrian Kurds, a spokesman and an AFP reporter said. Three armored vehicles carrying soldiers wearing the U.S. flag on their uniform arrived in the Kurdish-held...

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Daesh attack kills 15 US-backed fighters in eastern Syria: activist group

Daesh attack kills 15 US-backed fighters in eastern Syria: activist group

Daesh (ISIS) killed 15 U.S.-backed fighters in a surprise attack Sunday from the militants' holdout in eastern Syria on the Iraqi border, activists and monitoring group said. Twelve fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide car bombing and...

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Brazilian delegation visits Syria, no comment on embassy move to Jerusalem

Brazilian delegation visits Syria, no comment on embassy move to Jerusalem

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Amid Barazil's attempt to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a Syrian parliamentary committee has met with Brazilian delegation without expressing any concern. The Arab, Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Committee and the Syrian-Brazilian Friendship Committee...

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Russia holds exhibition for rebels arms

Russia holds exhibition for rebels arms

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Russian army held in a special exhibition for weapons and heavy engineering machines claimed it had been handed over by rebels to regime over the reconciliation deals. The exhibition that took place n Russia showed heavy engineering machines used to dig tunnels by...

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Refugees from Raqqah want to return to their homeland

Refugees from Raqqah want to return to their homeland

Syrians who fled YPG/PKK’s terrorist activities in Tal Abyad district of Raqqah in Syria and took refuge in Turkey want to return to their homeland. Inhabitants in Tal Abyad, whose houses were forcibly evacuated, had to take refuge in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sanliurfa’s Akcakale...

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