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Jarba offers a truce to Assad 'ceasefire in Homs for Ramadan'

Jarba offers a truce to Assad 'ceasefire in Homs for Ramadan'

The Syrian opposition has offered Assad's forces a truce for the duration of the holy month of Ramadan to stop fighting in the besieged city of Homs, Reuters reports citing Syrian National Coalition chief Ahmad Jarba. In his first interview to the news agency since the vote, Jabra also said...

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Syria war is a '10-year issue,' top American Army general says

Syria war is a '10-year issue,' top American Army general says

  The United States faces "a 10-year issue" in Syria as it weighs how deeply it wants to get involved the country's civil war, the top U.S. military officer    warned in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey told CNN's State of the Union that...

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New opposition rally by Coalition members

New opposition rally by Coalition members

       'The Independent Decision' Bloc is the newest opposition rally founded by 30 members of the Syrian National Coalition. Zaman Alwasl Arabic has exclusively published the founding statement. The new bloc comes day after the election of new...

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 Khatib: Who sells his conscience by money, will do the same with his land

Khatib: Who sells his conscience by money, will do the same with his land

  Former Coalition president in a message obtained by Zaman Alwasl had accused some members in the coalition by corruption and irresponsibility. Mouaz al-Khatib addressed his colleagues in statement saying that Syrian people very sad and depressed according to the bitter...

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Assad Shells smashed into a central prison of Aleppo

Assad Shells smashed into a central prison of Aleppo

Shells smashed into a central prison in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, killing some prisoners, a rights group said Sunday, part of a long battle for control of the ancient city. The explosions killed six prisoners, said the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which...

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Trapped in two fronts, trapped in transition

Trapped in two fronts, trapped in transition

“He is not going to fall. The entire world is on his side. Even God is on his side! I pray every day for the souls of martyrs and I read the Quran every morning, but something is wrong with my heart.” The woman is a mother of three kids and migrated with her family to Istanbul...

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Two missing Germans in Syria found and heading home

Two missing Germans in Syria found and heading home

Two members of a German aid group who went missing in Syria are alive and well, and on their way home, the Foreign Ministry has announced. The fate of a missing third person is unknown. The Grünhelme (Green Helmets) aid organization said last weekend that three of its members were missing...

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 Chief of Staff: Daily arms shipments deliver to the battlefronts of Homs

Chief of Staff: Daily arms shipments deliver to the battlefronts of Homs

Chief of staff M.Gen Salim Idriss assured in a statement  obtained  by Zaman Alwasl that daily arms shipments deliver to the battlefronts of Homs. The Supreme Military council of the joint staff said no need for more fractions and accusations of treason between...

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Women demonstration against rebels in Alwaer

Women demonstration against rebels in Alwaer

  Women of Homs raised Slogans condemning the actions of the rebels in al-Waer neighborhood. The demonstration came after the increasing the abuses by fighters belong to FSA like misuse the authority the granted by Syrian people.   The demonstrators...

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Sectarian Kidnapping rises in Damascus, 3 girls for past 48 hours

Sectarian Kidnapping rises in Damascus, 3 girls for past 48 hours

  Three girls had been kidnapped in Damascus during the past 24 hours, source affirmed to Zaman Alwasl .   The head-scarfed sisters were kidnapped in different time during the day and from different places, what raise questions about systematic...

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 Ambiguity about the disappearance of Abu Al-Banat

Ambiguity about the disappearance of Abu Al-Banat

     Sources to Zaman Alwasl from al-Mashhad village in Idlib said that Abo Al-Banat, was missed in mysteriously circumstances. The leader of 'al-Mouhajreen' battalion was appeared in YouTube video dragging deaths in the streets. The controversial man has triggered...

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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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