Mohammed Firas Jundi, Minister of Health in the Syrian Interim Government (SIG) said that the Assad regime bears primary responsibility for the growing mental health crisis in Syria as a result of its extensive, relentless bombardment of residential areas and vital civilian facilities. In an interview with the Al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper, Jundi said that more than 95 percent of the mental disorders affecting Syrian civilians were "the result of the…
Nour Setut, a six-year-old Syrian girl who fled her home in besieged Aleppo to the countryside with her family, expresses her love for karate and dreams of becoming a world karate champion one day. In a video that was published on YouTube on Tuesday, Nour said she "did not want to leave Aleppo, but had to escape the siege and the brutal onslaught which was launched by regime forces on…
The Assad regime forces once again used internationally banned chemical weapons in bombing the liberated Jobar district of Damascus after the offensive they launched over two months ago failed to advance on the rebel-held area. In a statement on Saturday, the United Medical Office in Jobar said that their medics had received five people who were suffering from asphyxiation as a result of exposure to poisonous gas that was used…
Head of the Syrian Interim Government (SIG), Jawad Abu Hatab met with representatives of the civic, economic, and military groups in Azaz during a tour of the town and the surrounding villages. Abu Hatab also met with heads of the local councils in the towns of Kafra, Ihtimeilat, and Marea. Abu Hatab said that the tour is aimed at discussing ways to beat off the challenges facing the councils using…
As with every Friday since the revolution began in 2011, Syrian civilians on Friday took to the streets of many towns and villages across Syria to keep the momentum of the revolutionary movement going. Protestors renewed demands for the removal of the Assad regime and the departure of Qaeda from Syria as well as demonstrated full solidarity with the Syrian civil defense corps which on Saturday lost seven members in…
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