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The Syrian Coalition said that Minister of Health in the Syrian Interim Government Mohammed Firas al-Jundi was injured and his driver, Hussam al-Mandil, was killed in airstrikes on the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in rural Idlib on Thursday. In a press release issued on Thursday, the Coalition condemned “the crime of targeting the Minister” and said that the “crime comes in the context of the intensifying onslaughts being carried out…
An official in the Syrian Coalition stressed that Russia and Iran are not committed to international resolutions on Syria, adding that they are partners in all the crimes the Assad regime is committing against Syrian civilians. Member of the Coalition’s political committee Okab Yahya said that Moscow is exploiting the inaction of the world community to unilaterally impose its agenda for solution in Syria. Okab was speaking during a meeting…
President of the Syrian Coalition Riad Seif and members of the political committee met with Martin Longden, Great Britain’s special envoy to Syria on Monday evening. Both sides discussed the Assad regime and allies’ daily massacres against civilians in Idlib and Ghouta as well as the latest developments of the political process. Seif said that the information being circulated about the planned Sochi conference suggests that the conference would not…
A Syrian Negotiation Commission delegation led by Nasr al-Hariri met with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, Security Council and General Assembly Ambassadors and UN officials in New York on Monday. Hariri set out the dangers with the Sochi process as it stands – “that it risks undermining the Geneva process and the goal of transition set out in the Geneva Communique and resolution…
Activists said the Assad regime and Russian jets bombed towns and villages of eastern Ghouta on Friday, killing and injuring a number of civilians. The Sharia Committee in eastern Ghouta announced that Friday prayers would not be held in the area for fear of the continued bombardment. "Due to the deteriorating situation in eastern Ghouta resulting from the Assad regime’s deliberate targeting of residential areas, including mosques, Friday prayers will…
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