The Association of Syrian Journalists released a statement condemning the murder of American journalist James Foley, describing it as "a horrible and heinous crime. “We extend our condolences to the family and friends of James Foley and to all the workers in the of media field. This crime falls within a series of heinous crimes that affected journalists and media activists in Syria, and James Foley is added to 246…
Taghrid al-Hajli, interim Minister of Culture and Family Affairs met with Fatih Ermedan, President of the Department of Social Affairs in the Turkish city of Gaziantep. The meeting focused on finding ways of cooperation between the interim Ministry of Culture and Family Affairs and the relevant institutions and departments in the Turkish government end the tension between Syrian refugees and Turkish citizens caused by the latest events in the city…
The Syrian Coalition-run Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU) said it carried out a range of development projects in East Ghouta in cooperation with a group of local partners. The projects included water and food projects, in addition to supporting civil defense forces. Eleven projects were carried out in East Ghouta and five in West Ghouta during the first half of 2014 at a total cost of around $700,000 USD. Among the…
The Syrian interim government intends to set up a legal committee to register the Syrian orphans and children without identity documents in Syria and neighboring countries. For this purpose, Taghrid al Hajli, interim Minister of Culture and Fayez Al-Daher, interim Minister of Justice held on Thursday a consultative meeting to study the project whose importance stems form from the fact that hundreds of thousands of Syrians, especially children, do not…
Activists in Tartous and its countryside distributed leaflets addressing Bashar al-Assad “you got the throne while our sons got the coffins” in a campaign titled “Cry” that calls for stopping Assad’s war on the Syrian people. In the island of Arwad off Tartous’s coast, activists distributed leaflets that read “The people want to live” as part of the campaign. It is worth mentioning that indignation has been rampant lately among…
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