The Ministry of Communications, Transport and Industry in the Syrian interim government has repaired the Tal Maa’ena telephone exchange in northwestern rural Aleppo, thus restoring cellular and landline communications to the town of Jarablos and its surroundings  after a two-year interruption. The Ministry has repaired the electricity generator and reconnected the cables in the telephone exchange, which connect Jarablos to Aleppo, Sirrin, Al Shioukh, and Ain al-Arab. (Source: Syrian Interim…
Mohiuddin Binanah, interim Minister of Education, said that more than 150,000 Syrian college students are deprived of university education as a result of the ongoing conflict, and that the Ministry is seeking to enable them to continue their education in Turkish and international universities. Binanah’s remarks were made during a meeting with a U.S delegation headed by a professor in humanities and history. He said that he would prepare a…
Riad Ma’ses, head of the Association of Syrian Journalists, eulogized the death of the Journalist Mohamed Omar Khatib who died under torture in Sidnaya prison, like many Syrian journalists and intellectuals. “The Assad regime is trying through this brutal clampdown on journalists to break the will of their pens and to choke their words. Al Khatib spent two years and a half in Assad’s prisons, with no apparent charge but…
Mohiuddin Binanah, interim Minister of Education, toured examinations centers in rebel-held areas of Aleppo and Idlib provinces to check on the students and administrative staff supervising the exams. The minister met the students and teachers in these centers and was briefed on the obstacles to the educational process and ways to overcome them, most notably the Assad regime’s deliberate targeting of schools. Students expressed their determination to continue their education…
With the onset of the holy month of Ramadan, Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU) and the Syrian interim government will begin the distribution of 50,000 food parcels in four provinces in northern Syria, starting from the first week of July. Each food parcel contains nine basic materials and weighs 40 kg, which is expected to suffice the average family in the month of Ramadan. The food aid will be distributed in…
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