Syrian opposition

Syrian rebels seize swathes of south as Islamic State retreats

 Reuters International MAR 30, 2017 –  FILE PHOTO: Free Syrian Army fighters gesture as Turkish military vehicles drive in the Syrian rebel-held town of al-Rai while heading towards the northern Syrian city of al-Bab, Syria January 9, 2017. To match Analysis MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA-WAR REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi/File Photo(reuters_tickers) By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) […]

Giving some hope for Syria

Jan 14,2017 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL Syrian President Bashar Assad was recently quoted by the Syrian state news agency SANA as having told French media, following a visit by French MPs to the liberated Aleppo, that he was “ready to discuss anything” at the projected peace conference in the Kazakh […]

Syria says peace plan remarks show Britain’s Johnson out of touch with reality

 Reuters International SEP 8, 2016 –  British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives his remarks during a stake-out at United Nations headquarters in New York U.S., July 22, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (reuters_tickers) BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that statements by Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson demonstrate London’s […]

Saudi-backed Jarba to lead Syrian opposition

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT — Syria’s fractious opposition elected a new leader on Saturday but rebel groups were reported to be fighting among themselves in a sign of growing divisions on the ground between factions trying to topple President Bashar Assad. The Syrian National Coalition chose Ahmad Jarba as its president after a […]