Syrian Ex Prime Minister Hijab Betrayed His People

9 Damascus, Aug 7.- Former Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab was plotting against his people and once he was discovered, NATO took him out of the nation to Lebanon, denounced an online report of Voltaire network. Rumors about the defection of other Cabinet ministers were denied during an extraordinary Council of Minister meeting chaired by Omar Ghalawanji, which allowed Syrian

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Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab Resigned

3 Damascus, Aug 6.- Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab resigned his post, an official source reported today. Hijab, 56, who had recently taken office, was a secretary of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party between 2004 and 2008 in Deir Ezzor province, in the country's northeastern area. From 2008 to 2011, Hijab was a governor in the province of Quneitera and

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Russia Denounces Western Diplomatic Cover for Syria

5 Moscow, Jul 20.- The chairman of Duma (Russian Lower chamber) International Affairs Commitee, Alexander Pushkov, today denounced the covering-up of the western diplomatic corps for encouraging actions of armed groups in the Syrian conflict. Puskkov said that Russia and China's veto to a resolution over Syria, presented by the United Kingdom at the UN Security Council, shows Moscow's stance

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China, Russia Veto Resolution against Syria

2 United Nations, Jul 19.- China and Russia have vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution against the Syrian government, requesting a new mandate for unarmed military observers in the Arab country. The two permanent UN Security Council members on Thursday blocked the resolution calling for new sanctions against Syrian government authorities and accusing the Assad administration of using excessive

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Syrian Minister of Defense Among Victims in Damascus Attack

1 Damascus, Jul 18.- General Daoud Rajha, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, died today in a terrorist attack against National Security headquarters, which also critically injured other participants in a meeting at that facility. The attack was staged around mid-day when a meeting of ministers and representatives of chiefs of Syrian security entities was taking place. In

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Cuba Rejects Attempts to Undermine Syrian Sovereignty

5 Geneva, Jun 18.- Cuba reiterated today in the UN Human Rights Council its rejection to any attempt to undermine the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity in Syria. We condemn the attempts to impose the Syrian people a regime change and we warn on an armed action aimed at making excuses to justify an aggression, said the Cuban ambassador to

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Newspaper Denounces Attempts to Associate Cuba with Riots in Syria

5 Havana, May 10. – The intelligence services of the United Status try to associate Cuba to the current unrest in Syria, denounced on Thursday Granma newspaper. An article by the Canadian journalist resident in Cuba, Jean-Guy Allard, remarks that the U.S. propaganda entity uses Cuban-American personnel and Syrian people controlled from Miami to create subversive campaigns against both countries,

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Syria Denounces Terrorist Acts at UN Security Council

1 United Nations, May 10. – Syria denounced today in United Nations that terrorists associated with Al-Qaeda operate against the government and submitted documents and confessions of 26 elements in Syrian territory captured in such activities. Syria also presented to the UN the names of 12 people killed in that country while performing terrorist acts, including several British, French and

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UN Security Council to Authorize 300 Observers in Syria

4 United Nations, Apr 21.- The UN Security Council on Saturday will increase the number of observers to 300 to stop violence in Syria and implement a plan agreed between UN envoy Kofi Annan and the government of that country. The related resolution will be voted during a special session convened on Saturday at 11:00 hours, local time in New

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Annan Reports Security Council about Syria

0 United Nations, Apr 2. – UN envoy to Syria Kofi Annan on Monday will report the Security Council on the course of his efforts to stop violence and a peaceful arrangement for that Arab country. The meeting with 15 members of that body is through a videoconference, and coincides in time with the inauguration of U.S. ambassador Susan Rice

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