Six years ago, popular protests of an unprecedented nature erupted across Syria. This took place after approximately half a century of emergency rule in which all forms of participation in public life outside the control of the state was halted, including political parties and organisations as well as NGOs. Syria was a closed state in […]
Lebanese army forces and Hizbollah militias situated in the Malahi and Wadi Hisn checkpoints in Ra’as Ba’albak have targeted a Syrian refugee camp in Wadi Hmaid, the Western Qalamoon, killing a child and injuring seven others. The bombing took place in a continuous manner from 8pm on Thursday evening till 3am on Friday morning.
The Lebanese national Mustafa Badreddine, who is wanted by the Interpol due to his indictment of participating in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafeeq al-Hariri, was killed in Syria today under vague circumstances. Facts gleaned from journalism show that Badreddine was a militia leader for Hizbollah, which had raided al-Qusair in the beginning […]
A convoy of the Red Crescent, including a mobile surgery, has arrived to the town of Madaya in rural Damascus in order to inspect some of the ill and transfer them to Damascus for treatment. At the same time, several lorries of aid led by the Red Crescent have entered the areas of Kafraya and […]
A delegation of the Syrian Red Crescent entered Madaya to treat cases of malnutrition as a result of the siege enforced on the city by the Syrian regime and Hizbollah militias since 1/7/2015.
A report by the American magazine “Foreign Policy” revealed that the UN’s office for the coordination of humanitarian aid (OCHA) had pointed out in October 2015 that the situation in the town of Madaya (rural Damascus) had become severe, and that over 1000 children were suffering from malnutrition. Nevertheless, this report was classified by OCHA […]
On Friday 11/10/2013, Syria witnessed one of the worst massacres to take place since the beginning of the popular uprisings in 2011.On the onset of the massacre, two years ago, Iraqi and Lebanese militias entered the areas of al-Dhiyabiah and al-Hussainiyah in southern Damascus after conducting battles against the armed opposition brigades, which lasted for four […]
The retired Major General and assistant vice president Mohammed Naseef died in Damascus today, aged 85 years old. During his lifetime, Naseef presided over several of the security apparatus’, the most prominent of which was the Internal Branch 251 which he headed between 1972-2002, and which was then succeeded by Bahjat Sulaiman (later known as […]
Over the past two days, armed opposition brigades in Busra al-Hareer (Daraa) have captured Asian fighters from among the ranks of pro-Syrian regime forces, thought to have come from former USSR countries. Since 2012 and until now, armed opposition brigades have captured and killed Iranian, Afghan, Russian, Pakistani and African mercenaries, in addition to fighters […]
At least one child was killed when the Lebanese army raided five Syrian refugee camps in the city of ‘Irsaal early this morning, as part of its campaign to prosecute the hijackers of Lebanese soldiers. The Lebanese army set fire to a large part of the camps, as well as beating and humiliating refugees, including […]