Syrian Coalition Welcomes the Formation of the Syrian National Turkmen Party
Fayez Sarah, member of the Political Committee, welcomes the formation of the Syrian National Turkmen Party, during a conference held by the General Assembly. “The formation of such parties enriches the democratic process in future Syria,” Sarah said. Mohammed Wajeeh Juma’a, the party’s chairman, said that “this party is composed of Syrians who recognize the rights of Turkmens in Syria. It aims to revive and activate the Turkmen’s role in building a state…Read more
Syrian Interim Government Responds Immediately to Aid Victims of Yadodeh Massacre Adnan Mohammed, adviser for health affairs of the Syrian interim government, said that “in light of the pressing medical needs in Syria’s southern sector, and following of the Yadodeh massacre in Dara’a and the large number of victims, the interim government entrusted me to travel immediately to Jordan on the day of the massacre to meet the emergency needs.” Mohammed also said that he visited Jordanian the hospitals that received the wounded, Dar al-Salaam, Al Jazeera, and Aqilla hospitals in Amman to cover the cost of hospitalization.” The interim government also covered the cost of recuperation of Syrian patients in Amman, Irbid and Ramtha. Dr. Mohammed met with Dara’a Council and its medical office and provided financial support worth of $2,000 USD. He also met with the Council of Rural Damascus and agreed to cooperate and meet the Council’s needs. The total sum paid to hospitals and medical centers is $200,000 USD, and were paid as follows: $150,000 USD Dar al-Salaam, Al Jazeera, and Aqilla hospitals, $30,000 USD to Recuperation Center and Clinics in Ramtha and Irbid, and $20,000 USD to the medical office of Dara’a Council. (Source: Syrian Coalition)
FSA Holds on in Qalamoun Brigades of the Unified Military Command in Qalamoun repelled regime forces backed by terrorist militias of Hezbollah on the fronts of Dinha, Rima, Al Suhul and on the outskirts of Yabroud in Qalamoun. Activists said that the FSA destroyed three army vehicles belonging to regime force and killed 15 Hezbollah’s militiamen. Regime forces carried out artillery and mortar shelling on Adra and on the perimeter of Sidnaya Observatory in Rural Damascus, while the Free Syrian Army clashed with regime forces on the outskirts of Al Tadamun neighborhood in Damascu. (Source: Syrian Coalition Unified Military Command in Qalamoun)
Aerial Shelling Kills Eight Civilians in Hama Province Assad’s air force launched barrel bomb attacks on the town of Humairat in rural Hama, killing eight civilians and wounding dozens. A car bomb exploded in the village of Howaiez in rural Hama, alongside artillery shelling by regime forces on the village. The Free Syrian Army clashed with regime forces at Tel Osman and Maghira checkpoints northwest of Hama. (Source: Syrian Coalition + LCC)
Red Crescent Evacuates 22 Bodies from Aleppo Central Prison The Syrian Red Crescent said it had evacuated 22 bodies of dead inmates from the central prison of Aleppo and delivered 10,000 cooked meals, 3,000 bread packs and medicine. The Free Syrian Army clashed with regime forces on the perimeter of Kweres air base east of Aleppo, while the residents of Azzaz discovered a mass grave containing around 22 bodies after the withdrawal of ISIS fighters from the town. ISIS fighters carried out artillery shelling on the town of Akhtrin north of Aleppo, alongside violent clashes with the FSA near the town. Regime forces launched aerial shelling on the town of Al Safirah near Aleppo, causing material damage and civilian casualties. (Source: Syrian Coalition + LCC)
United Nations: Hezbollah’s weapons a threat to the sovereignty and security of Lebanon
Preserving independence and national sovereignty and maintaining the Syrian people's unity within the same Syrian soil is one of the critical pillars of the Syrian Coalition. The Coalition aims to overthrow the Assad regime along with all its symbols and pillars. It also aims to dismantle its security apparatus and hold accountable those involved in crimes against Syrians. In addition, it seeks to achieve a transition to a pluralistic, democratic and civil Syria.