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Another moderate activist targeted

KILLING FIELD: Raed al-Fares, the founder of the well-known Kafr Nabl Media Center in Idlib province, survived an assassination attempt while driving home from work on Tuesday, ...
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Syria Direct: News update 01-29-2013

* Local media activists in the Idlib town of Kafr Nabl reported Wednesday on Facebook that Raed Fares, a prominent opposition activist, had been shot twice on Tuesday night and wa...
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What's your opinion on Geneva II?

  UNDERWHELMED: Syrians from across rebel-held Syria express differing yet largely dismissive views of the Geneva II conference in an informal poll on Monday. “Neither the...
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Syria Direct: News update 01-22-2014

* U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that President Bashar al-Assad would not be part of a Syrian transitional government at the beginning of the long-awaited Geneva II c...
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Syria Direct: News Update 01-19-2014

* The Syrian Minister of Health Sa’ad al-Nayef announced Sunday the second national polio campaign had reached nearly 2.5 million children inside Syria, though the Ministry had be...
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Syria Direct: News Update 01-09-2014

* A commander in the recently formed opposition militia Jaysh al-Mujahideen told pro-opposition Syrian daily Zaman al-Wasl that his group had successfully seized control of a key ...