Vice-Admiral Lanba appointed Southern Naval Command chief

Vice-Admiral S Lanba, in line to be the next Navy chief in 2016, was on Saturday appointed as the chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC).

Leadership of Free Syrian Army dismissed

The Syrian National Coalition (SNC), the main opposition political alliance, has dissolved the leadership of its armed wing, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) led by Gen. Abdelila al-Bashir, on the grounds that it does not represent all the opposition forces.

Syrian Opposition urges UN action to protect Homs

The SNC called on the "Arab League and the Security
Council to adopt procedural measures to end the barbaric