Ahmad Tomeh, president-designate of the interim government, said that "I have begun contacting with those involved in the forming of the new government. I was given a month for this task and I will present the cabinet line-up for the vote of confidence during the first meeting to be held by the Syrian Coalition. The new cabinet will remain small and agile, and is much more like a government in…
The interim Ministry of Infrastructure, Agriculture and Water Resources signed an agreement with Syria’s Reconstruction Fund to fund projects worth of 1,3 million euros. The project aims to restore and operate the water network and sewage systems in western rural Aleppo. The agreements includes the purchase and supply of submersible and horizontal pumps for the sterilization of water along with the necessary accessories such as pipes, cables, and control panels.…
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that it had delivered urgently needed chronic disease medicine for people living in Yarmouk camp, home to the largest Palestinian refugee community in Syria. "This is the first time in over a year that we have been able to deliver aid to the people in the camp, we hope to do more" said Daphnée Maret, the deputy head of the ICRC…
Ahmad Tomeh, the interim government’s president-designate, said that “the strategy that will be pursued by the interim government will be based on initiatives and not reactions, and will be focused on providing services for the citizens inside Syria,” during a press conference that followed his winning of the elections. “We will do our best to achieve security, secure schools and enable citizens to register births, deaths and marriages, and obtain…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said it had documented at least 83 attacks carried by regime forces using cluster munitions during the period between January 25 and September 21, 2014. Approximately 49 people, including 16 children and four women, were killed in these attacks that also caused around 250 injuries. The remnants of these munitions has caused the deaths of at least 15 people, including seven children and three…
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