AMMAN: A parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Syria’s independence from France transformed into an anti-regime protest on Sunday, with nearly 200 marchers replacing a portrait of former Syrian President Hafez al-Assad with that of an early 20th-ce
One day after regime soldiers arrested a member of the Sheikhs of Dignity at a checkpoint ostensibly because he was “wanted for military service,” the armed wing of the independent Druze movement responded by arresting 46 regime soldiers in Suwayda provin
In the aftermath of the Friday assassination of its leader, Sheikh Wahid al-Balaus, the Druze Sheikhs of Dignity movement attacked and reportedly took control of a number of regime security branches in Suwayda city. [See here and here]
The regime cut off internet access to Suwayda province one day after more than a thousand residents demonstrated in the provincial capital in a move that organizers call an attempt to impede further demonstrations, reported pro-opposition All4Syria Wednes
A bag of food meant to sustain 12 Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers for two meals raised the ire of regime supporters and soldiers online on Monday after pro-regime news site Suwayda News Firsthand posted an image on Facebook showing the rations.
Armed Druze militants reportedly prevented a regime convoy consisting of six trucks carrying large rockets from leaving Suwayda province, pictures of which were posted by the independent local news website Suwayda Khabar on Wednesday.
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