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Assad's forces hit Euphrates dam, Opposition warns of huge catastrophe

Assad's forces hit Euphrates dam, Opposition warns of huge catastrophe

      Syrian opposition group rang alarm bells saying lives of millions in imminent danger after shelling the Euphrates dam, north east Syria, by explosive  barrels ; activists also warned of a huge catastrophe.   Assad’s Air Forces have...

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SNC members with constant call to withdraw from Coalition

SNC members with constant call to withdraw from Coalition

Minutes of the National Council meeting in Istanbul showed conflict ideas and constant call to withdraw from the Coalition  Zaman Alwasl has obtained the minutes of the General Secretariat of the National Council meeting held in Istanbul on 20th and 21st August....

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 With the World Watching, Syria Amassed Nerve Gas

With the World Watching, Syria Amassed Nerve Gas

Syria’s top leaders amassed one of the world’s largest stockpiles of chemical weapons with help from the Soviet Union and Iran, as well as Western European suppliers and even a handful of American companies, according to American diplomatic cables and declassified intelligence records....

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No evidence that I used chemical weapons, Assad to CBS

No evidence that I used chemical weapons, Assad to CBS

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad rejected claims that he was behind a purported chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb in August, in an interview with U.S. based CBS News on Sunday. “There has been no evidence that I used chemical weapons against my own people,” CBS reported Assad...

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Iran FM slams Syria strikes as 'illegal'

Iran FM slams Syria strikes as 'illegal'

Iran's foreign minister slammed potential US-led airstrikes against Syria as "illegal" on a visit to Baghdad Sunday, while his Iraqi counterpart warned they would hinder efforts towards a political solution. Mohammad Javed Zarif said military action was barred under the United Nations...

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White House tries to gain support for Syria strike

White House tries to gain support for Syria strike

 The White House is making a big push to rally members of Congress and the American public behind President Barack Obama's plan for a U.S. military strike against Syria. His administration says the government of Syrian President Bassar Assad used chemical weapons in an attack last month...

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Two Islamic groups in Aleppo to be united

Two Islamic groups in Aleppo to be united

A well-informed source told Zaman Alwasl that a consultative meeting took place yesterday in Tal Rifa’at   town, Aleppo countryside, to discuss the possibility of merging both “al-Fateh” and “al-Tawheed” brigades together under one faction. According to the sources,...

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Assad Intelligence to spy on opposition meetings

Assad Intelligence to spy on opposition meetings

It is predicted that the Syrian intelligence has been trying to identify members of opposition and in particular members of the Syrian National Council and to estimate their properties and wealth in Syria. That has been confirmed by the document directed from the Head of the Office...

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Syria rebels 'seize Christian town Maalula'

Syria rebels 'seize Christian town Maalula'

Syrian rebels, including jihadists, have taken control of the historic Christian town of Maalula, north of Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights watchdog and a resident said on Sunday. "Overnight, Syrian regime troops moved into the village, but rebel forces sent reinforcements...

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Forest fires extends as Assad's shelling continues

Forest fires extends as Assad's shelling continues

 Forests are being burned Assad's continuous shelling on the coastal mountainous of Turkmans and Kurds, Local source reported to Zaman Alwasl.   The rebels suffer the lack of most basic means of firefighting; they depend on water cannons.   Activists...

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CNN: Videos show glimpse into evidence for Syria intervention

CNN: Videos show glimpse into evidence for Syria intervention

  Men sprawled on a tile floor, shirtless and convulsing. Children, too, seemingly unable to control their shaking and flailing. Panic and screams in the background. These are some of the hard-to-stomach images that the Obama administration has shown a select group of...

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How chemical weapons were used in Syria 1,700 years ago

How chemical weapons were used in Syria 1,700 years ago

How chemical weapons were used in Syria 1,700 years ago by Persian attackers to kill Roman soldiers defending their city   - Persians may have used poisoned gas to kill Roman soldiers during siege. - They pumped a compound of bitumen and sulfur into...

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Grandson of Prince Abdul Kader al-Jazaeri facing Assad's death sentence

Grandson of Prince Abdul Kader al-Jazaeri facing Assad's death sentence

Grandson of Prince Abdulkader al-Jazaeri facing death sentence by Syrian regime Activists repeated their call to highlight the fact that the grandson of Prince Abdelkader al-Jazaeri facing death sentence on the hands  of the authorities in Syrian regime, as he was arrested many...

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Provocative personality of Michael Kilo bothers Coalition members

Provocative personality of Michael Kilo bothers Coalition members

  As a considerable number of The Democratic Bloc, Headed by Michael Kilo, became members in the national Coalition and combined with electing Ahmed Jarba, who is closed to Kilo, as Head of the Coalition, Kilo became the most prominent and effective person in the Coalition, even...

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'Chiefs of staff' Officers live modest, work hard for our freedom

'Chiefs of staff' Officers live modest, work hard for our freedom

    They are very modest he said, they live simple life, all their time is devoted to support and supply the FSA brigades inside Syria,  Zaman Alwasl reporter, Abdullah Raja, said in a brief Perspective he wrote to Zaman Arabic about his full day in chiefs of...

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GCC declares support for international measures against Syrian regime

GCC declares support for international measures against Syrian regime

  Gulf Cooperation Council states support international measures aimed at deterring the Syrian regime and preventing it from "committing inhuman practices," said GCC Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani on Saturday, according to KUNA, news agency. Al-Zayani, in a...

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Iranian diplomat threatens to kidnap Obama’s daughter if U.S. attacks Syria

Iranian diplomat threatens to kidnap Obama’s daughter if U.S. attacks Syria

An Iranian strategic expert has warned that one of the daughters of U.S. President Barack Obama will be kidnapped and raped if America carries out a military strike on Syria, reported the  Daily Mail  on Friday. Alireza Forghani, the former governor of the Kish Province in...

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German Chancellor urges “a strong response” to deadly chemical attack

German Chancellor urges “a strong response” to deadly chemical attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday hailed as “invaluable” the united European Union position urging “a strong response” to a deadly chemical weapons attack blamed on Syria’s regime. “The signal given by a united European position in the face of this abominable conflict...

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