HNC Member: Russians and Iranians are Occupiers

Commander Abu Bakr, a member of the High Negotiations committee, has described the Russian and Iranian forces in Syria as occupiers since they are the guarantors of the Syrian regime in the Eastern Ghouta area.

Abu Bakr tweeted “Russians and Iranians are guarantors and in besieging Ghouta are continuing, and as half a million starve and the children die of starvation. What guarantee do you speak [of]?"

UN again refuses food, aid to Moadamiyeh as residents protest crippling regime siege

Jun 02, 2015

By Dani al-Qappani in Moadamiyeh

02-06-2015: A senior UN representative visiting Moadamiyeh today as part of a delegation in the company of regime officials, told residents of the town that the UN “can’t in any way bring any food or medicine” to the besieged civilians, despite rising illness, endemic malnutrition and increasing numbers of deaths from starvation due to the continuing regime siege.

Damascus attack targets high-ranking Assad regime General

May 04, 2015

04-05-2015: 'A high-ranking Assad regime general was reportedly injured in a brazen suicide attack Monday morning in the center of the Syrian capital.

“A major-general in charge of the regime force’s Logistics and Supplies Administration was injured... by a blast that targeted him and his colleagues in the Rokken Eddine area of central Damascus,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Monday.

The monitoring group added that one of the general’s colleagues was killed in attack, while two others were injured.

Regime gasses civilians, including children, with chlorine bombs again

May 02, 2015

#‎Neirab‬, ‪#‎Aleppo‬ province, 02-05-2015: Regime warplanes again dropped barrel bombs containing chlorine gas overnight in the village of Neirab in Aleppo province, with more than ten residents, including children, rushed to the local hospital after suffering asphyxiation as a result.

Report and photo from: Syrian Network

Another infant victim of Assad's Nakba

May 01, 2015

Deir el Zour, 01-05-2015: Ali Abdullah was barely old enough to walk. He was killed today in regime warplanes' bombardment of homes in the Hamidiya neighbourhood of Deir el Zour city.

Report and photograph from: Syrian Revolution 2011 Facebook page (Arabic):

Endgame or new phase in Syria’s 4-year-old conflict?

May 01, 2015

Syrian state TV Thursday abruptly suspended its non-news and political programming in a telling sign of how sharply the tide has turned against President Bashar Assad’s regime in recent weeks.

Assad regime now using African mercenaries

May 01, 2015

01-04-2015: The geographic range of the Tehran-backed foreign mercenaries deployed in Syria to fight for the Assad regime continues to expand, with Souria.Net publishing photographs from rebels in Jisr al Shughour in Idlib province of an African mercenary killed in clashes there. Rebels in the region report that they are now seeing increasing numbers of African fighters alongside the regime’s Shiite mercenaries from Iraq, Lebanon, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, with North Korean and Filipino fighters also fighting for Assad.

Regime fights own militia in Homs

Apr 30, 2015

30-04-2015: Unprecedented fighting erupted between regime troops and National Defense Force members in an Alawite quarter of central Homs, according to press reports and activist statements.

Alaraby Aljadeed reported Wednesday that “internal differences” between the two pro-Bashar al-Assad fighting forces turned into deadly clashes in the city’s Zahraa quarter, an Alawite-populated district.

Eight civilians, including two women, four children, killed in Mare' airstrike

Apr 30, 2015

Mare', ‪#Aleppo‬ province, 30-04-2015: Eight civilians, including two women and four children, were killed in a regime airstrike on homes in the town of Mare’ in Aleppo province this morning. The oldest victim was a 75-year-old man, the youngest a four-year-old boy.