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Islamic group arrests media activist in Ar Raqqa

Islamic group arrests media activist in Ar Raqqa

Militants of 'The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham' in Ar Raqqa have arrested Journalist Mohamed Matar, 20-year-old,  during his sit-in in front of the governorate headquarter.     The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham which took control on Ar raqqa...

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Fiji confirms another 380 U.N. peacekeepers for Golan

Fiji confirms another 380 U.N. peacekeepers for Golan

 Fiji has announced it will send a further 380 troops to join a U.N. peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights, lifting the Pacific nation's contribution to 562.   The move comes after several countries withdrew from the peacekeeping force due to escalating violence...

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Al-Khatib fails to join political  board of coalition

Al-Khatib fails to join political board of coalition

  Zaman Alwasl reported that Sheikh Mouaz al-Khatib, former coalition president, had nominated himself for the Political board of the National Coalition but he didn't achieve the required quorum. Two day ago the National Coalition has elected its political commission...

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"Brigade 313" adopts car bomb of Hezbollah stronghold

A car bomb rocked a stronghold of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group south of the Lebanese capital Tuesday, wounding at least 53 people and setting several cars ablaze in the most serious knock-on effect from Syria's civil war on its smaller neighbor since the Syrian crisis began,...

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Syrian citizens in Turkey welcome Ramadan with a heavy heart

Syrian citizens in Turkey welcome Ramadan with a heavy heart

Syrian citizens, being away from their native land, in Turkey welcomed  Ramadan  with a heavy heart. Syrians, wishing peace settlement in their country, were praying to return to  Syria. "We pray for ending the pain and tear in holy  Ramadan  month" said one...

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Davutoglu received newly elected premier of National Coalition

Davutoglu received newly elected premier of National Coalition

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet  Davutoglu  received the newly elected interim Prime Minister of the Syrian National Coalition Ahmad Assi Jarba in Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday. Davutoglu  came together with Jarba at the ministry's residence where...

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Challenges of a collapsed lira, accompanied by food security

Challenges of a collapsed lira, accompanied by food security

  Syria's pound -lira- has continued to slide down against the dollar after few 225% of its value in the black market since the outbreak of Syrian revolution against the Assad regime March 2011. The hysteric increase relied on many reason, the newest one is lack of Dollar...

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Tony Blair calls for intervention in Syria

Tony Blair calls for intervention in Syria

Tony Blair has criticised the "inaction" of governments that have failed to intervene in the conflict in Syria as he called for a no-fly zone in the region and said Britain should consider arming the rebels in the country. Mr Blair, the former Prime Minister, said that the...

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U.N. chief Ban appeals for Ramadan truce across Syria

U.N. chief Ban appeals for Ramadan truce across Syria

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed on Monday for forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebel fighters in  Syria to put down their weapons during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. In a statement, Ban said Ramadan is one of the four months on the Islamic...

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Congress delaying U.S. aid to Syrian rebels

Congress delaying U.S. aid to Syrian rebels

Congressional committees are holding up a plan to send U.S. weapons to rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad because of fears that such deliveries will not be decisive and the arms might end up in the hands of Islamist militants, five U.S. national security sources said....

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Battles intensify in Syria's strategic city of Homs

Battles intensify in Syria's strategic city of Homs

  Syrian troops fought with rebels in Homs on Monday in a battle seen as crucial to the government's attempts to drive a wedge between opposition-held areas and establish links between the capital and President Bashar al-Assad's coastal strongholds. Assad's forces have been on the...

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Two suicide bombers in pro-Assad neighborhoods

Two suicide bombers in pro-Assad neighborhoods

Two suicide bombers in pro-Assad neighborhoods in Homs,  killing 10 people and dozens wounded. Nuzha and ekremah suburbs which dominantly by Alawites are considered as strongholds for 'Shabiha' Militia. Activists said that Jabhat al-Nusrah declared the...

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Coalition Interim PM resigns

Coalition Interim PM resigns

Syria's rebel prime minister Ghassan Hitto announced his resignation on Monday, nearly four months after his appointment and having failed to form a government, AFP reported "I announce I will not continue in my capacity as prime minister tasked with leading the interim government,...

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New Ba'athist regional command in Syria

New Ba'athist regional command in Syria

    A new regional leadership of al-Baath Arab Socialist Party was selected on Monday during a plenary meeting of the Party's central committee. 'Syrian Arab News Agency reported on Monday . This appointing of new regional command discord with the...

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Egypt and Syria to keep consulate relations: Egyptian offcial

Egypt and Syria to keep consulate relations: Egyptian offcial

Egypt's foreign ministry spokesperson announced on Sunday that Egypt and Syria have agreed to keep relations between the two countries on a consulate level, state news agency MENA reported according to Ahram Newspaper. This does not mean restoring full diplomatic relations...

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Tens of Syrian families stuck at Cairo airport

Tens of Syrian families stuck at Cairo airport

Egyptian officials denied entry to Syrian nationals arriving in Cairo International Airport on Monday, Egypt Independent reported. New Egyptian regulations require visas and security clearances for Syrian nationals. Ninety-five passengers on a Syrian Airlines flight...

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National Coalition elects political commission

National Coalition elects political commission

  National Coalition has elected the political commission which supposed to participate the new president, the decisions he will take, it consisted of:    Ahmed Jarba, and his deputies Mohamed Farouk Tayfur, Suheir Atassi, Salem al-Muslet, the Secretary-General Badr...

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Jarba expects advanced weapons to reach rebels

Jarba expects advanced weapons to reach rebels

The new president of the opposition Syrian National Coalition said on Sunday he expected advanced weapons supplied by  Saudi Arabia  to reach rebel fighters soon and change their military situation, which he described as weak. Ahmad Jarba, who has close links to ...

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