Syrian civilians return to Homs

Last Friday, after the withdrawal of about 2,000 people, mainly rebels, thanks to an unprecedented agreement between the conflicting parties, the Syrian Army was able to enter the old city of Homs for the first time in more than two years, bringing the return of thousands of...

Bloody Revolt Leaves Mora than 300 Casualties

Last Wednesday one of the most violent and bloody revolts was carried out in Syria against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. The local coordination committees reported that more 343 people died by the repression of the regime forces. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human...

ICRC: Syria is in a Full Scale Civil War

According to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) the conflict in Syria is now a full-blown civil war, this means that international humanitarian law (also known as the rules of war) applies through the whole country. This law grants the parties involved in the...

Syrian Rebels try to Take New Strongholds

Recently Homs is almost under control of the government, terrorists and insurgents try to escape north and east. Now the insurgents are building a new Belt of strongholds on Syrian territory along the Turkish border. Reports indicate that the rebels and terrorists are escaping...

Syria Faces the Contempt of Several Countries

Last Monday the Ecuadorian government called the international community to seek for a peaceful solution for Syria and demanded an immediate ceasefire in the country. Ecuador condemned the massacre in the sector of Houla in Homs and expressed its support to the six-point plan...

Observer Mission is the Last Chance for Syria

International envoy of the UN Security Council and Arab League, Kofi Annan stated on Tuesday that the international observer mission is the last chance for Syria. If the country were not stabilized it would fall into a full-scale civil war. Annan’s statement came a day after the...

Syrian Regime Bomb Hama

The attacks occurred in the Arabaeen neighbourhood in Hama just a day after United Nations observers, started monitoring an 11-day ceasefire agreement in the city. According local activists informed that so far 26 people were killed as shells exploded in two neighbourhoods in...

Ban Ki-moon Asks for the Ceasefire in Syria

UN general secretary, Ban Ki-moon, has asked the government and the Syrian rebels a ceasefire. According to the six-point plan made by the UN-Arab League Kofi Annan, the ceasefire expired last Thursday, April 10. Ban Ki-moon warned that any “small or involuntarily” problem c...