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UN chemical inspectors submit Syria report

UN chemical inspectors submit Syria report

Ban Ki-moon to present report to UN Security Council on Monday after it was submitted to him by UN team. UN chemical weapons inspectors have handed their report into an alleged gas attack in Syria to Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general. The report into the incident, in which more...

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Syrians to kill each other as before only without sarin

Syrians to kill each other as before only without sarin

  There is something deeply cynical about this chemical weapons ‘timetable’ Even if it succeeds, Syrians will be left to kill each other as before - only without sarin. What on earth was going on in Washington and Geneva last week? I’m not trying to cheapen the...

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Chemical weapons deal wins time for Syria's Assad but at a cost

Chemical weapons deal wins time for Syria's Assad but at a cost

Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons bargain with  Russia and the United States offers another political and military lifeline to the Syrian president, just two years after he was dismissed in Washington as a "dead man walking". The deal, reached under the shadow of threatened U.S....

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Fears of al-Qaeda presence in Ghouta: Opposition Official says

Fears of al-Qaeda presence in Ghouta: Opposition Official says

 Photos have surfaced on the Internet show militants of al-Qaeda-linked group, ISIS, following military training, assumed to be in eastern Ghouta near Damascus. The mounting question, according to activists, how 'The State of Iraq and al-Sham' could enter the besieged...

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Jordan hosts over 2,100 Syria army defectors

Jordan hosts over 2,100 Syria army defectors

  More than 2,100 Syrian officers have fled to Jordan since the start of the conflict in their country in 2011, the kingdom's interior minister said in remarks published on Sunday.   "Jordan is hosting around 2,130 Syrian officers of different...

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Footage claims to show Iranians in Syria

Footage claims to show Iranians in Syria

Footage has surfaced on the internet that gives the first tangible indication of Iran's involvement in the fighting in Syria on the side of the government forces, reports BBC Persian's Kasra Naji. Information that can be gleaned from the footage indicates that the Iranian fighters are part...

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Kurds Council joins Opposition Coalition with 52 votes of 80

Kurds Council joins Opposition Coalition with 52 votes of 80

  National Kurdish Council joined the opposition National Coalition after  months  deliberations . Coalition members have voted YES to join the main stream Kurdish opposition in Istanbul by 52 out of 80 attended the vote on joining the Council, with 25...

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Rebels kill Leader of NDF militia near Damascus

Rebels kill Leader of NDF militia near Damascus

  Syria's Revolution Facebook page revealed killing of Colonel Ala'a Munir Solaiman the leader of the so-called "National Defense Forces (NDF) in al-Ghouta near Damascus. Activists described him as a savage criminal who involved in Syrian bloodshed by killing honest...

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Young Lady murdered in public Park east Syria

Young Lady murdered in public Park east Syria

Activists in the city of Raqqa reported the death of a young woman called "Iman al-Halabi" in front of al-Rashid Garden near the Apple cafe. An eyewitness called himself "al-Raqqawi” who was in the crime scene said that the young lady "Iman", who was called “Tishreen”...

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 NATO supports US-Russian agreement over Syrian chemical weapons

NATO supports US-Russian agreement over Syrian chemical weapons

NATO Secretary General welcomed in a statement US-Russian agreement  for elimination of Syrian chemical weapons Anders Fogh Rasmussen said, ''This is an important step towards the goal of ensuring the swift, secure and verifiable elimination of Syria's stocks of chemical...

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Kerry Warns Assad: 'Threat Of Force Is Real' If Chemical Weapons Deal Not Followed

Kerry Warns Assad: 'Threat Of Force Is Real' If Chemical Weapons Deal Not Followed

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday sent a strong warning to Syria, saying 'the threat of force is real' if it does not carry out an internationally brokered agreement to hand over its chemical weapons. Kerry issued the warning during a stop in Jerusalem, where he briefed...

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Iraqi Kurds seek funds from oil companies for Syria refugees

Iraqi Kurds seek funds from oil companies for Syria refugees

Iraqi Kurdistan has asked oil companies operating in the autonomous region for $50 million to help deal with an influx of refugees from  Syria  that has put a strain on its resources. Around 200,000 refugees, many of them from Syria's own Kurdish minority, have poured into the...

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France calls Syrian chemical weapons deal an important first step

France calls Syrian chemical weapons deal an important first step

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said a Russia-U.S. deal to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons was an important first step and called for a political solution to address the mounting death toll in Syria. Fabius made the comments to reporters in Beijing after...

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Homs: Untold Massacres, Hidden or Forgotten

Homs: Untold Massacres, Hidden or Forgotten

  Activists of the embattaled city of homs say U.N reports have confirmed 8 massacres only in Syria whilst the massacres of the revolution capital are forgotten. After 30 months of killing, massacres, bombarding and shelling it is hard to find any area or neiborhood in Homs...

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Syria’s Baba Amr in ruins as life resumes across town

Syria’s Baba Amr in ruins as life resumes across town

  Reporting from the Syrian city of Homs, FRANCE 24 finds the abandoned Sunni district of Baba Amr in ruins, while life is limping back to normal in the loyalist neighbourhood of Zahra under the careful watch of Syrian troops.   Standing on a street that has been...

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National Coalition demands ban on Assad air power

National Coalition demands ban on Assad air power

  A ban on chemical weapons isn't enough; the international community should also demand that the Syrian regime end its use of air power over populated areas, an opposition group said Sunday. "The Syrian National Coalition insists that the ban of use of chemical weapons,...

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PKK, FSA to reconcile over disputes in Aleppo neighborhoods

PKK, FSA to reconcile over disputes in Aleppo neighborhoods

 Rebel Leader in North Aleppo denies the reported news continuous siege to the Kurdish Areas . Mustafa Abdullah, Leader of Soukour al-Islam brigade assured to Zman Alwasl that Rebels blakades allowing the entry of food and other staples . '' The last...

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Syria's death tool, 100 daily since Chemical Massacre

Syria's death tool, 100 daily since Chemical Massacre

  The 1500 martyrs, who were killed in the chemical weapon attack on al-Ghouta near Damascus, were not the last to be killed by the Assad regime. 3 weeks passed on that horrible massacre, during that more than 2200 people were killed, 100 death daily, with...

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