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Face-to-face with Abu Sakkar, Syria's 'heart-eating cannibal

Face-to-face with Abu Sakkar, Syria's 'heart-eating cannibal

It sounded like the most far-fetched propaganda claim - a Syrian rebel commander who cut out the heart of a fallen enemy soldier, and ate it before a cheering crowd of his men. The story turned out to be true in its most important aspect - a ritual demonstration of cannibalism - though...

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Labawani withdraws from Democratic bloc, leaving Kilo and Jarba

Labawani withdraws from Democratic bloc, leaving Kilo and Jarba

  Only a few hours after the electing Mr. Ahamed Jarba , as president of the national Coalition,  Kamal al-Labwani, a member of the National Coalition has announced his withdrawal from the Democratic Bloc, which headed by Michael Kilo and the newly elected President belongs to....

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Homs Local Council suspends membership in National Coalition after useless pleas

Homs Local Council suspends membership in National Coalition after useless pleas

  The war on the besieged city is fateful, Head of Homs Local council said in a message delivered to the national Council and to the Chiefs of Staff 5 days ago; losing the city will be big loss to the revolution and to the opposition, losing the war will be...

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National Coalition to name Ahmed Jarba as new-elected president

National Coalition to name Ahmed Jarba as new-elected president

      Ahmad Jarba won the presidency of the National Coalition election by 55 votes, and Badr Jamous won the post of Secretary-General of the National Coalition after by 54 votes. Suhair Atassi, Farouk Tayfour and Salem al-Muslet were selected as...

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 Study documenting alleged Hatlah Shiite village's massacre in Deirez-Zur

Study documenting alleged Hatlah Shiite village's massacre in Deirez-Zur

Hatlah is not Shia village as some media and organizations alleged which want to visualize what happening in Syrian as struggle between religions, sects and races, not a popular democratic movement contains all religions, sects and races against authoritarian repressive totalitarian...

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Assad supporters plea to oust military commander of Aleppo after string of defeats

Assad supporters plea to oust military commander of Aleppo after string of defeats

  Pro- Assad's Social media pages have circulated a message addressed to Bashar al-Assad to oust the Commander of military special operations in Aleppo, Brigadier Mohammed, after series of heavy defeats amount to 23 in the city and its countryside . The Assad...

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National coalition fails to name new president, Atassi keeps vice presidency

National coalition fails to name new president, Atassi keeps vice presidency

    National Coalition couldn't name new president yesterday after the failure of all the candidates to obtain the minimum for the success of 57 votes out of 113.   A source from the election hall said that Suheir Atassi the only member only   who won...

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FSA in Homs without arms

FSA in Homs without arms

    Backed by Lebanese Hezbollah militants, Syrian troops unleashed some of the civil war's heaviest bombardments on the central city of Homs on Friday, pounding opposition-held areas with artillery and airstrikes for the sixth straight day, activists said to AP....

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Turkish police raid humanitarian aid missions in refugee camps

Turkish police raid humanitarian aid missions in refugee camps

  The finger of blame which the Turkish government pointed at foreigners for orchestrating anti-government protests that rocked the country now appears to target foreign aid missions helping internally displaced Syrians.  Last week Turkish police raided offices of two...

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Backed by Hezbollah, Assad unleashes heaviest bombardments on Homs

Backed by Hezbollah, Assad unleashes heaviest bombardments on Homs

  Backed by Lebanese Hezbollah militants, Syrian troops unleashed some of the civil war's heaviest bombardments on the central city of Homs on Friday, pounding opposition-held areas with artillery and airstrikes for the sixth straight day, activists said.  In...

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Opposition leader: We don't know Hito

Opposition leader: We don't know Hito

  National Coalition member, Haitham al-Maleh, told Zaman Alwasl that Ghassan Hito, the current Opposition government will be replaced by another well-known figure of the opposition as well as we have thousands of diplomats and political dissidents who are very qualified...

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Tayfour: New coalition president this evening

Tayfour: New coalition president this evening

  Deputy General Observer of the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria told Zaman Alwasl that no discussions had taken place in the ongoing Istanbul meeting about attending Geneva 2.   Mohamed Tayfour, the prominent opposition figure, said we hope to find consensus president...

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Assad Intelligence rape female detainees over Hunger strike

Assad Intelligence rape female detainees over Hunger strike

       National coalition stated today about leaked information about sexual abuse by Security Intelligence against female detainees in Damascus Central Prison of Adra.   National Coalition condemned the barbaric sexual abuse by elements of the Air Force...

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Assad praises military coup of Egypt

Assad praises military coup of Egypt

Syria's embattled president on Wednesday praised Egypt's protests against their leader and said his overthrow by the military means the end of "political Islam." President Bashar Assad, who is seeking to crush a revolt against his own rule, said Egyptians have discovered the "lies" of the...

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Bloody Offensive on Homs to be continued, day 6

Bloody Offensive on Homs to be continued, day 6

National Coalition renewed the pleas to the international community to take action to protect civilians in the embattled city of Homs. The Syrian National Coalition on Friday appealed to the United Nations and Western countries that have supported the opposition in Syria's civil...

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Syria opposition urges world to save Homs

Syria opposition urges world to save Homs

Syrian National Coalition appeals to UN and West to protect civilians in rebel-held areas being shelled by Assad forces. Syria's main opposition bloc has urged the international community to take action to protect civilians in the embattled city of Homs. The Syrian National...

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Syria's food situation will worsen in 2014: U.N. report

Syria's food situation will worsen in 2014: U.N. report

Four million Syrians, or a fifth of the population, are unable to produce or buy enough food for their needs and the situation could deteriorate further next year if the two-year old conflict continues, the  United Nations  said on Friday. Reuters reported. Following a...

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Russia blocks UN appeal on access to Homs

Russia blocks UN appeal on access to Homs

Russia on Thursday blocked a UN Security Council demand that Syria allow immediate access to thousands of civilians trapped by a government offensive on the city of Homs, diplomats said. Diplomats said Russia’s opposition to the statement proposed by council members Australia and...

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