Established by Fathi Ibrahim Bayoud 2005 - Homs

Home >> Local

Syria’s Kurds put Daesh members on trial, emphasize reconciliation

Syria’s Kurds put Daesh members on trial, emphasize reconciliation

The “Defense of the People” Court is an almost intimate place. Three judges – two men and a woman – sat behind a large desk. The defendant, a former Daesh (ISIS) militant in Syria, faced them in a chair only a yard away, close enough for a conversation.A space heater in the center and...

read more
Rebels start leaving Homs, Hama

Rebels start leaving Homs, Hama

Hundreds of rebels left the last major besieged opposition enclave in Syria Monday, with thousands more expected to follow, responding to months of pressure by a Russian-backed government offensive, the army, rebels and residents said. Opposition fighters agreed with regime forces and their...

read more
Israel minister threatens Assad over Iranian attacks from Syria

Israel minister threatens Assad over Iranian attacks from Syria

A minister in Israel's security cabinet says it could topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if he allows Iranian forces to attack Israel from Syria. Yuval Steinitz warned that if there was an attack, Mr Assad "must know that it is his end and the end of his regime". His...

read more
US Navy jets begin sorties against ISIS in Syria from Mediterranean

US Navy jets begin sorties against ISIS in Syria from Mediterranean

 A U.S. naval strike force led by aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman began sorties on May 3 against Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria, continuing missions by a U.S.-led coalition against the militants. The force joined the U.S. Sixth Fleet on April 18, nearly a week after the United...

read more
France brokers evacuation deal for Daesh in eastern Syria

France brokers evacuation deal for Daesh in eastern Syria

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The newly-deployed French forces in northeastern Syria have been brokering an evacuation deal with Daesh fighters to leave last pockets in Deir Ezzor to Hasaka province, activists told Zaman al-Wasl Monday. The ongoing negotiations came as the U.S.-led coalition and...

read more
Homs rebels begin pulling out, heading northern Syria

Homs rebels begin pulling out, heading northern Syria

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian rebels began pulling out of an enclave in the central province of Homs on Monday after their groups agreed to quit four days ago, local activists said. About 100 buses entered al-Rastan, the key city in the rebel-held northern Homs region to deliver 3000 rebel...

read more
30 regime forces killed fighting Daesh in Syria capital: Observatory

30 regime forces killed fighting Daesh in Syria capital: Observatory

More than 30 Syrian government troops have been killed in a southern district of the capital in a fierce counter-offensive by Daesh (ISIS) fighters, a monitor said Monday. Regime forces are seeking to end Daesh's years-long foothold in the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk and neighboring...

read more
Idlib: four civilians killed in regime airstrikes on Jisr al-Shughour

Idlib: four civilians killed in regime airstrikes on Jisr al-Shughour

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian regime airstrikes killed four civilians in the northern province of Idlib, Civil Defense said Sunday. The rescuing group said the vacuum missile attack hit the town of Jisr al-Shughour in western countryside of Idlib. Two children killed and 10 others...

read more
Iran jails 16 women for joining Daesh in Syria: prosecutor

Iran jails 16 women for joining Daesh in Syria: prosecutor

Sixteen women who went to Syria to join Daesh (ISIS) have been jailed in Iran, a Tehran prosecutor said Sunday. The women were also ordered to pay back any money they had received from the Sunni Muslim militant group, the judiciary's news website Mizanonline quoted prosecutor Abbas...

read more
Iraqi airstrike targets Daesh position in Syria: PM

Iraqi airstrike targets Daesh position in Syria: PM

The Iraqi air force carried out a new strike on a Daesh (ISIS) position inside Syria, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said in a statement Sunday. The strike targeted a position used by the commanders of the group, south of the town of Deshaisha, the statement said. "The position was...

read more
Third batch of Damascus evacuees arrives Aleppo countryside

Third batch of Damascus evacuees arrives Aleppo countryside

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- The third batch of southern Damascus evacuees has arrived to rebel-held areas in Aleppo province on Sunday. It was the third day of transfers for the towns of Yalda, Babila, and Beit Saham where around 2700 people, including rebels and civilians left on Saturday....

read more
26 forces killed after bus and truck collide near Raqqa

26 forces killed after bus and truck collide near Raqqa

(Zaman Al Wasl)- At least 26 regime troops killed after their bus collided with a lorry on Athriya-Raqqa Road  near Aleppo province, activists said Saturday. 60 more forces have been wounded, according to the pro-regime activists . On Thursday, General Haytham...

read more
Syrian land law raises red flags for rights groups, lawyers

Syrian land law raises red flags for rights groups, lawyers

Rights groups and specialists are sounding the alarm over a new Syrian law on urban development, saying millions of displaced risk never returning home after losing claim to land left behind. The Urban Renewal Law, commonly known as Decree 10, allows the government to take private property to...

read more
Idlib: two children killed in Russian airstrikes on al-Hubait town

Idlib: two children killed in Russian airstrikes on al-Hubait town

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Two children killed and 10 others wounded late on Friday in Russian airstrikes on the northern province of Idlib, Civil Defense agency said. The strikes hit the towns of al-Hubait and al-Naqeer in the southern countryside. Idlib has been a haven for tens of...

read more
600 rebels, civilians leave southern Damascus to Idlib

600 rebels, civilians leave southern Damascus to Idlib

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The second batch of rebels and their families have left the southern suburbs of Damascus on Friday, heading northern Syria as clashes are still underway between regime forces and Daesh in Yarmouk Camp. The state-run news agency SANA reported that buses were...

read more
Chemical weapons inspectors back from Douma: source

Chemical weapons inspectors back from Douma: source

Chemical weapons inspectors have returned from a mission to the Syrian town of Douma, where they took samples and interviewed witnesses to determine whether banned munitions were used in an attack last month, a diplomatic source said on Friday. A team of experts from the Organisation...

read more
Regime forces step up aerial campaign on Daraa province

Regime forces step up aerial campaign on Daraa province

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian regime forces have stepped up its aerial campaign on southern Daraa province in the past 48 hours, violating to the US-Russian de-escalation zone agreement, local activists said. Friday's strikes targeted the towns of al-Hara and Tel al-Hara in the western...

read more
Syria rebels hand over arms in new deal with regime: monitor

Syria rebels hand over arms in new deal with regime: monitor

Syrian rebels Friday were surrendering their heavy weapons after reaching a new deal with the government for a central swathe of territory, a war monitor said. Opposition fighters agreed with regime forces and their allies to a ceasefire deal earlier this week for parts of Syria's...

read more
X :Latest News
Iran says Europe's support for nuclear deal not enough: IRNA      EU sources deny report of proposed new nuclear deal with financial aid for Iran      Mass food poisoning at displaced camp in Idlib      Palestinian leader Abbas in hospital for third time in a week -officials      Islamic State quits Damascus enclave, regime media denies it      Polls open in Venezuela election boycotted by opposition      Kurdish militia launches wide conscription campaign      Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry