The free Syrian mission won two bronze medals at the Muay Thai World Championship held in the Turkish city of Antalya over the past three days, with the free Syrian champions taking the podium on Sunday at the end of the tournament. Sariya al-Jazayiri won the bronze medal in the 60 kg category while Mohamed Haj Yassin came at the same place in the 93 kg category. Sariya said he…
The majority of the UN General Assembly Member States adopted a resolution strongly condemning the Assad regime’s violations of human rights in Syria. A draft resolution on human rights in Syria would have the General Assembly “strongly condemn the indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks in civilian areas.” The draft resolution, approved by a recorded vote of 106 in favor to 16 against, with 58 abstentions, would also demand that Syrian authorities…
The Foreign Affairs magazine on Wednesday published an article by renowned journalist Janine di Giovanni calling on the international community not to allow Russia to continue with its support for Bashar al-Assad. The article came a fay days following the UN’s appointment of Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen as a new special envoy to Syria in place of outgoing envoy Staffan de Mistura. Giovanni stressed that Syria’s future must not include…
Ambassador James Jeffrey, the US special representative for Syria engagement, said that Iran’s role in Syria has contributed greatly to the rise of the ISIS extremist group in the first place in 2013 and 2014, reiterating that his country is working towards the withdrawal of Iranian terrorist militias from Syria. In remarks to the media in the State Department Press Briefing Room on Wednesday, Jeffrey said that the three goals…
Qatar's museums are finalizing the exhibition ‘Syria Salama’ to draw the attention of the world to Syria’s precious cultural heritage which was severely damaged in the barbaric bombardment by the Assad regime and its Russian and Iranian allies. The exhibition, which will take place on November 22, will shed light on the cultural history of Syria, which is rooted in history. It will also highlight Syria’s important role in enriching…
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