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Syria`s main opposition coalition elects new leader

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:18

The Syrian National Coalition (SNC), the country`s main opposition umbrella in exile, elected Hadi al-Bahra Wednesday as its new leader.

Kerry in Saudi, says Syrian opposition has key role against ISIL

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:51

US Secretary of State John Kerry told Syrian rebel leader Ahmad Jarba on Friday that the moderate opposition he heads would be important in repelling ISIL, the al Qaeda offshoot which is fighting in both Syria and Iraq.

Syria opposition rejects presidential poll `farce`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 00:41

Syria`s opposition condemned Monday`s announcement of a June 3 presidential election expected to keep Bashar al-Assad in power despite tens of thousands of deaths in an anti-regime revolt since 2011.

Syrian opposition leader calls for `means to fight` Assad

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 00:25

Leader of the Syrian opposition Ahmad Jarba called on the "free world" to provide "the means to fight" the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and jihadist rebels, as the conflict entered its fourth year on Friday.

Syria opposition: Brother of peace talks aide arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 01:45

The brother of a member of Syria`s opposition delegation to the failed Geneva II peace talks was arrested on Friday at a security checkpoint in Damascus, an opposition source told AFP.

Syria opposition chief to press Russia on Assad

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 13:20

Syria`s opposition leader met Russia`s top diplomat today in a bid to persuade Moscow to pressure Damascus to agree to a transitional government for the war-scarred nation.

Turkey warns Syria opposition of attack risk in Istanbul: Sources

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 20:23

Turkey has warned Syria`s opposition in exile it could be the target of an attack in Istanbul by groups linked to al Qaeda or loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, opposition sources told Reuters.

Kerry hails Syria opposition vote to attend peace conference

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 15:21

US Secretary of State John Kerry has welcomed the decision of the Syria`s opposition leaders to attend the Geneva II conference that aims to bring an end to the war there.

Syria opposition head says going to Geneva to remove Assad

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 03:57

Syria`s opposition chief Ahmad Jarba has said his opposition group has agreed to attend an international peace conference only to secure the removal of President Bashar al-Assad from power.

Syria opposition agrees to attend Geneva conference

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 15:38

The Syrian National Coalition (SNC) said in a statement, "A consensus has been reached among the coalition members about the need to take part in the Geneva II conference."

No chemical sites under our control: Syria opposition

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 21:43

None of Syria`s chemical weapons sites are under rebel control, the key opposition National Coalition said on Tuesday.

Syria opposition urges UN resolution allowing use of force

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:16

Syrian opposition chief Ahmad Jarba urged the Security Council today to adopt a resolution under Chapter VII of the UN charter allowing use of force to cripple Syria`s "war machine".