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  There will be no peace plan without Assad: Assad's Foreign minister says

There will be no peace plan without Assad: Assad's Foreign minister says

Syria's government will not accept any transition peace plan that excludes President Bashar Assad, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem has said. He spoke on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, a day after the Security Council approved a resolution that obliges Syria's...

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Rebels media interviews al-Nusra leader in Daraa

Rebels media interviews al-Nusra leader in Daraa

      For the first time, Abo Anas, Emir of Jabhat al-Nusra in western Dara’a, appeared for public on opposition satellite channel, Free Syrian Army (FSA) TV, nearly 30 minutes to talk about the liberalization of the old border crossing with Jordan....

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Assad is "comfortable" with UN Security Council resolution: Foreign FM

  Syria is "comfortable" with a UN Security Council resolution on destroying its chemical weapons and will not discuss the future of President Bashar al-Assad, the country's foreign minister said Saturday.   Walid Muallem told reporters the...

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UN chief meets opposition Coalition leader

UN chief meets opposition Coalition leader

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has met the President of the National Coalition for the Syrian opposition forces, the UN  has said.   The UN said in a written statement issued on Saturday that Ban underlined to Ahmad al-Jarba the   suffering...

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Assad security arrests young artist near Lebanese borders

Assad security arrests young artist near Lebanese borders

  Assad's security forces arrested ten days ago the young artist, Aliaa Anwar Said, 20-year-old,  near the Lebanese borders, according to cyber activists . No news from the 'daughter of Slamiyeh city, Hama province who supposed to be on the stage of the Higher...

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 Spokesman of Euphrates Revolution killed in Deir EzZor

Spokesman of Euphrates Revolution killed in Deir EzZor

  Media Activist, Morhaf al-Mughahi passed away by Bashar al-Assad's shelling on the city of Deir EzZor yesterday.  The spokesman of Euphrates Revolution  and the prominent photographer of 'Lens Young Deiri' was killed by Assad missiles which pounded...

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UNCHR welcomes Brazil announcement of humanitarian visas for Syrians

UNCHR welcomes Brazil announcement of humanitarian visas for Syrians

The UN refugee agency on Friday welcomed this week's announcement by Brazil's National Committee for Refugees (CONARE) of special humanitarian visas for Syrians and other nationals affected by the Syrian conflict and who wish to seek refuge in Brazil. "The decision will help expedite...

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Syrian rebels capture border post near Jordan

Syrian rebels capture border post near Jordan

Control of Ramtha crossing changes hands after days of fighting that has left 26 soldiers and several rebels dead. Syrian rebels, including members of an al-Qaeda-linked group, have captured a military post on the border with Jordan after four days of fighting, according to an activist...

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Syrian Coalition is the big loser with or without Geneva

Syrian Coalition is the big loser with or without Geneva

  Syria's main opposition group has lost its bargaining power ahead of any potential peace conference, after rebels withdrew their support and a UN resolution failed to meet its expectations, Reuters said.   With talks aimed at bringing about an end to...

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Assad-backed opposition rejects any international dictates in Geneva 2

Assad-backed opposition rejects any international dictates in Geneva 2

   Head of the Syrian state-building stream renounce his nomination by western diplomats for participation in Geneva conference for peace talk over the Syrian conflict, according to Zaman Alwasl correspondent.   The veteran dissident, Louay Hussein,...

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EU hails UN Syria chemical arms resolution

EU hails UN Syria chemical arms resolution

  The European Union has praised a United Nations resolution aimed at destroying Syria's chemical arms cache for "setting a standard" against perpetrators of poison gas attacks.   The resolution represented "a major step towards a sustainable and unified...

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Chemical weapons watchdog to begin Syria inspections next week

Chemical weapons watchdog to begin Syria inspections next week

Experts from the world's chemical weapons watchdog will begin inspecting Syria's stockpile of toxic munitions by Tuesday, according to an agreement passed in The Hague on Friday. The agreement enables the U.N. Security Council to vote later on Friday on a draft resolution on eradicating...

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Syria's Opposition list to attend Geneva 2: Special Source

Syria's Opposition list to attend Geneva 2: Special Source

  Zaman Alwasl has obtained confidential information about the nominated  dissent list to attend Geneva 2 as a negotiating team who will represent the National Coalition for Syrian opposition and revolutionary forces and other opposition factions; which has been prepared in...

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U.N. Security Council demands elimination of Syria chemical arms

U.N. Security Council demands elimination of Syria chemical arms

The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution on Friday that demands the eradication of Syria's chemical weapons but does not threaten automatic punitive action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government if it does not comply. The unanimous vote by the 15-member Security...

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Syria rebel chief: extremists 'stealing revolution'

Syria rebel chief: extremists 'stealing revolution'

The head of the key Syrian opposition National Coalition, Ahmad Jarba, has denounced extremists he said were trying to "steal our revolution", and blamed the regime for supporting them, AFP reported. He made the comments in an address in New York to representatives from the Friends of Syria...

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Obama applauds UN deal on Syria's chemical weapons

Obama applauds UN deal on Syria's chemical weapons

President Barack Obama says a deal reached on a United Nations resolution to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons is "potentially a huge victory for the international community." The draft resolution's demands that Syria abandon its chemical stockpile and allow unfettered access to...

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Joulani, al-Qaeda affiliate Leader urges more progress against ISIS

Joulani, al-Qaeda affiliate Leader urges more progress against ISIS

  Al-Qaeda affiliate group, Jabhat al-Nusra Leader Abu Mohammed al-Joulani had visited border town with Iraq earlier this month, reliable source told Zaman Alwasl. Joulani called his fighters in al-Shahil town for more achievement and progress in the eastern...

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Car bomb kills at least 70 in Rankus, Damascus countryside

Car bomb kills at least 70 in Rankus, Damascus countryside

 A car bomb killed at least 70 people and wounded dozens more on Friday when it exploded in Rankus, a town 30 km north of the Syrian capital Damascus, activists said.   Activists in a nearby town said the blast occurred in front of a mosque soon after Friday...

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