Ahmad Tomeh, interim Prime Minister, issued the act No. 15 accepting the resignation of Defense Minister Asaad Mustafa, and assigning his Deputy Maj. Gen. Mohammed Noor Khallouf to conduct the affairs of the ministry until the appointment of a new defense minister by the General Assembly of the Syrian Coalition. The interim government thanks Mustafa for “the efforts he has made during these harsh conditions.” Mohamed Farouk Tayfur, vice president…
The Ministry of Communications in the Syrian interim government provided Aleppo provisional Council with communications gear, a broadcasting station and two aerial towers. It is expected that the aerial towers will cover most opposition-held districts in Aleppo thus facilitating communication between members of the provisional council. The communication gear was handed over to the Department of Information at Aleppo’s provisional council. The head of the Department of Information thanked the…
Bashir Taj al-Din, coordinator of health services ACU said that polio has been contained in northern Syria, denying reports that the epidemic is increasingly spreading. The vaccination campaign was conducted with the support of the Turkish Red Crescent and the Ministry of Health. Taj al-Din said that the last case of polio was recorded on January 23, 2014 in the district of Douma near Damascus but it was denied by…
The Department of Communications of the Ministry of Communications, Transport and Industry in the Syrian interim government discovered new intelligence information regarding the terrorist bombing that targeted Bab al-Salama crossing in northern Syria on May 15. Twenty-four hours prior to the car bomb explosion, anonymous people entered the inspection room in the crossing and cut off two out of three cables. The ministry formed a commission of inquiry that began…
The Revolution Command Council said that regime forces set on fire a historic century-old forest west of Moadamiyah district near Damascus, in a blatant violation of the so-called truce. Activists said that regime forces aim to uncover the supply routes used by rebels in the district . The Council calls on the United Nations and rights organizations to hold the Assad regime accountable for these violations. The Council also said…
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