Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal said that “reaching the peaceful solution to the Syrian conflict based on Geneva 1 Conference demands achieving military balance on the ground, during a press conference with US Secretary of State John Kerry.“The continuity of this crisis not only led to destruction of Syria … it also made Syria a safe haven for terrorist organizations, with the endorsement of the illegitimate Bashar Al Assad’s regime.…
The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on a U.S.-drafted resolution to condemn the use of chlorine as a weapon in Syria and threaten to take action if such arms are used again in the conflict on Friday. The new draft resolution "condemns in the strongest terms any use of any toxic chemical, such as chlorine, as a weapon in the Syrian Arab Republic." It also "stresses that…
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that the Assad regime is indiscriminately attacking the al-Waer neighborhood in Homs, the last neighborhood of the city still in the hands of rebels, with devastating consequences for the civilian population.Regime shelling on the area has intensified since the breakdown of talks between the warring parties in early October 2014. Since October 2013, the government has restricted the ability of al-Waer residents to leave the…
The United States will "aggressively confront" Iran's bid to expand its influence across the Middle East even if a nuclear deal is reached, a State Department official said Tuesday. President Khoja calls on the Friends of the Syrian people and the United States to put an end to the Iranian intervention in Syria, which amounted to direct military occupation, describing the United States' position as "indifferent," and the position of…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, who met in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, have agreed to boost support to the Syrian opposition.Erdoğan and the Saudi king particularly put emphasis on “the necessity of enhancing support to the Syrian opposition in a way that aims at yielding results,” the agency stated.In the same context, Turkey and the United States will begin training and equipping moderate Syrian…
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