The Kurdish National Council said that militias of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) have detained 62 members from the Kurdish National Council (KNC) in northern Syria over the past week and taken them to an unknown destination. Khalid Ali, Director of the KNC Office in Arbil in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, told reporters that the PYD militias set fire to many offices of parties affiliated with the KNC in northern Syria.…
Dara’a province bore the brunt of the Assad regime’s barrel bomb attacks in February, with regime forces hitting the rebel held areas in the province with over 500 barrel bombs, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR). In a report released on Tuesday, the SNHR said the attacks on Dara’a province left over 14 people killed, including five children and four women. A hospital and a mosque were…
Female volunteers working with the Syrian civil defense received the 2017 World Hope Award in London, UK, during a Women International Day celebration on Tuesday. Director of the Civil Defense Raed Saleh said that the rescue group includes over 200 female volunteers operating in most Syrian provinces, adding that the group is seeking to increase the number of female volunteers. A film documenting the struggle of the Syrian civil defense,…
At least 28 massacres claiming the lives of 270 people were committed in Syria in February, a rights group has said. The victims included 98 children and 55 women. In its monthly report on massacres committed in Syria, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Assad regime and Russian forces were responsible for most of the killings despite the truce being in place since December 29, 2016.…
The Free Syrian National Karate team won three bronze medals in the International Bosphorus Karate Championship held in Istanbul, Turkey between 3 and 4 March. Moataz Alali won two silver medals in the individual kata, for the 35 kg weight category, while his brother Osama won a bronze medal in the individual kata, for the 45 kg weight category. Adil Nwailat, of the 75 weight category, and Mamoun Ali, of…
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