Syria opposition: Brother of peace talks aide arrested

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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".

Syrian defector has evidence of March chemical attack: Opposition

A Syrian forensic medicine expert with evidence that President Bashar al-Assad`s administration used chemical weapons in an attack near Aleppo in March has defected to Turkey, the opposition said on Tuesday.

Syrian opposition undecided over Geneva talks

Syria`s opposition in Istanbul has failed to reach a consensus on whether to participate in the forthcoming Geneva conference, Xinhua reported.

No proof kidnapped Syria bishops are free: Christian group

There is "no tangible proof" that two Orthdox bishops kidnapped in Syria have been released, an association of Middle Eastern Christians said Wednesday, going back on an earlier claim that the pair had been freed.

Syria opposition chief `seeking release of bishops`

Interim opposition chief George Sabra was Tuesday working to secure the release of two bishops kidnapped in a north Syria village, a Greek official said, as a fresh wave of violence hit the country.

Rebels urge air strikes on Assad missiles

A statement by the Syrian National Coalition Saturday addressed an Istanbul meeting of the Friends of Syria group, which includes the US, the EU members and some Arab nations.

US to double aid to Syria opposition

The United States said Sunday it would double its aid to Syria`s opposition, including with new non-lethal military equipment, but paid no heed to calls for arms supplies or a direct intervention.

Syria opposition to attend `Friends of Syria` conference in Rome

Syrian opposition group on Tuesday withdrew its decision to boycott the international talks in Rome after the UK and the US promised enhanced aid to Syrians.

Syrian opposition leader ready to hold talks with Assad

Syrian National Coalition leader Moaz Alkhatib has said that he was willing to hold talks with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in a bid to end a bloody civil war.

Syrian opposition pressurises Assad for peace talks

Stepping up pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, opposition leader Moaz al-Khatib has reiterated his peace talks offer, urging the regime to respond.

Aleppo Islamists reject ‘West-backed’ Syrian opposition

Islamist rebel groups in the Syrian city of Aleppo have rejected the new Western-backed opposition coalition that seeks to oust the country’s President Bashar al Assad.

Death toll in Syria nearing 40,000: Opposition group

The opposition group in Syria has said that the death toll in country has hit nearly 40,000 as the civil war in the nation continues.

Syrian opposition meet in Doha today

Syrian opposition will meet for crucial talks in Doha on Sunday in a bid to form a unified front against the Syrian regime.