Displaced widow dies after being shot in the head by HTS


By OGN Staff After spending 18 days in a coma, Fatima al-Hamid died yesterday and was laid to rest today under the gaze of her four orphaned children. She sustained a bullet wound to the head 18 days ago after a member of HTS “security” forces targeted her as she attempted to smuggle a few […]

UK foreign secretary ‘absolutely supports’ Britons going to fight in Ukraine


By OGN Staff In a change of rhetoric to how the UK’s Foreign Office viewed British Muslims in wars overseas, the foreign secretary of the UK said she absolutely supports UK citizens who want to volunteer in defence of Ukraine. Truss said, “Absolutely if people want to support that struggle, I would support them doing […]

Western Silence to Russian Crimes in Syria Led to Ukraine


By OGN Staff In September 2015 the Russian military entered Syria in the hope of propping up the Syrian dictator, Bashar al-Assad. At this time the Assad regime was on the brink of collapse as its Alawite stronghold of Lattakia was under serious threat from revolutionary forces. The intervention by Russia swung the war in […]

Expelled Muhajir: ‘HTS Laughed as they told us we were Expelled’


‘after we expel you from the city, we will expel the immigrants from Kefraya and Al-Fu`ah’, he said while laughing. Words of a HTS security force member to a muhajir OGN Staff After being informed of the decision to evict them from their homes by HTS, many families of muhajirin have begun leaving their homes […]

Foreign Fighters Fingerprinted and set to be Evicted in Idlib


OGN Staff As we reported yesterday, in the past few days more than a dozen muhajir families living in Idlib city have been handed eviction orders by HTS. Upon reporting to the local municipality to further enquire about and to contest the decision, they had their photos, full names and even fingerprints taken. The families, […]

HTS Gives Muhajireen Families Four Days to Leave their Homes in Idlib, Syria


OGN Staff HTS has notified more than a dozen Muhajir families from different parts of the world that they have four days to vacate their ghaneema homes in Idlib, Syria. A ghaneema house is a home that was confiscated by rebel forces from known supporters of the previous regime of Bashar al-Assad, including members of […]

Kidnapped & Tortured 6yr Old Syrian Boy Safe at Home


6 year old Fawaz al-Qatifan who was kidnapped in Daraa, Syria, was released yesterday, after his family paid the required ransom money and was reported to be in good health. Fawaz’s father, Mohammad al-Qatifan, said the kidnappers left Fawaz outside a pharmacy in Nawa, west of Daraa, where he waited till he was reunited with […]

‘Funds for Kidnapped & Tortured Child Raised’


OGN Staff Fawaz Al-Qutaifan, a 6-year-old Syrian child, whose video of him going through brutal torture at the hands of his merciless kidnappers went viral shortly after the shock of the Muslim world with the death of Moroccan child Rayan last Saturday. Unidentified individuals on motorcycles kidnapped Fawaz Al-Qutaifan whilst he was on his way […]

Ransom Demanded for Kidnapped & Tortured Child in Dara’


OGN Staff Syria – Daraa Fawaz Kutifan, a 6-year-old boy from rural Daraa, was abducted by a kidnapping gang in Daraa 3 months ago. The abductors have demanded a ransom of $140K for his release, and given the family till Wednesday to get the money to them. To put pressure on the family, the kidnappers […]