Activists in the Rukban IDPs camp on the Jordanian-Syrian border warned of a humanitarian catastrophe in the camp in light of the severe shortages of food supplies. Prices of essential food items have recently skyrocketed with one pack of bread costing around 500 Syrian pounds, a price that most families cannot afford. The suffering of refugees in the camp built in no-man’s-land on the Jordanian-Syrian border has been compounded by…
The “Humanitarian Commission” aid group on Wednesday launched a project to repair sewage and irrigation systems and to repair schools and organize hygiene campaigns in seven villages surrounding the town of Ariha in rural Idlib. Meanwhile, humanitarian organizations have opened the first medical center serving more than 60 villages in southern rural Aleppo. Ahmed Shehada, director of the “Humanitarian Commission” aid group, said the project includes repairing water tanks and…
The Free Syrian Army groups repelled attempts by regime forces to advance on the Air Defense Battalion east of the Manshiya district of Dara’a city. Spokesman for the FSA Albunyan Almarsous operations room Abu Shaima Abazid said that the FSA fighters killed 10 pro-regime militants and captured 4 others as well as destroyed two tanks and captured on another, a bulldozer, an armored vehicle, and ammunition on Tuesday. Abu Shaima…
Commander of the FSA Qadisiyah Brigade, Brig. Gen. Mousa Zoabi said they are committed to the truce announced in Dara’a if Assad forces do the same. He pointed out that the Assad regime is exploiting the truce to regroup and maintain its aircrafts. The FSA groups have managed to repel a large-scale attack by regime forces and the Hezbollah militias who have been trying to advance on the liberated neighborhoods…
In a historic first, UNICEF on Monday announced the appointment of Muzoon Almellehan, a 19-year-old education activist and Syrian refugee, as its newest, and youngest, Goodwill Ambassador. Muzoon has been advocating for girls' education since fleeing her hometown of Dara’a in 2013 to escape the war being waged by the Assad regime against the Syrian people. Muzoon lived as a refugee for three years in Jordan before being resettled in…
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