The interim Ministry of Education said that registration has begun for Syrian students in the Turkish universities of Necmettin Erbakan and Selcuk in the city of Konya, central Turkey. Applying for these universities is free of charge in line with the Turkish government’s decision to treat Syrian students just like their Turkish counterparts. The Universities of Batman and Mardin have extended the deadline for registration for Syrian students until the…
 The Union of Syrian Civil Society Organization, CAN organization, Turkish and international organizations held an emergency meeting on Wednesday at the Union's headquarters in Istanbul to discuss meeting the needs of the Syrian refugees who fled the town of Ayn al-Arab and its surrounding villages in the wake of ISIS’s attack on these areas. Mohammad Hassan, head of CAN organization, pointed out that approximately 130,000 people inhabiting 55 villages fled…
The Measles Control Task Force announced that they bear full legal and moral responsibility for the loss of the children in Idlib province and its consequences, expressing great anguish and grief upon receiving the news of the death of some children during the vaccination campaign. The Syrian interim government said in a statement that “the Measles Control Task Force was formed to respond to the outbreak of epidemics in the…
Havaron Sharif, member of the Syrian Coalition, said that the number of displaced civilians from the town of Ayn al-Arab (Kobanî) and its surroundings northeast of Aleppo exceeds 200,000 people who are now stranded near the Syrian-Turkish borders. “We are going to provide them with water and food today,” she said. Sharif also said that she, along with the relief official Hussein Abdullah visited the Turkish town of Soroj which…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights calls on the international community to save the lives of 20,000 people trapped inside the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, and to move swiftly to force the Assad regime to comply with the UN Security Council Resolution No. 2139, or to take deterrent measures against it. The Network said that the Assad regime has cut off water from the Yarmouk refugee camp and some…
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