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Palmyra witnesses two cultural events on occasions of Martyrs’ day in Syria and victory day in Russia

Palmyra witnesses two cultural events on occasions of Martyrs’ day in Syria and victory day in Russia

🕔2016-05-06 15:20:27

  Two cultural events to be held in the ancient city of Palmyra on the occasions of Martyrs’ Day in Syria and the Victory Day in Russia. The first event has started amid large popular turnout through the concert of the Symphony Orchestra of St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theater, headed by Maestro Valery Gergiev at Palmyra’s Roman Theater. During ...

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Health Minister: Syria to be declared as polio- free country soon

Health Minister: Syria to be declared as polio- free country soon

🕔2016-05-06 14:10:05

  Health Minister Nizar Yazigi asserted that Heath Ministry is about to declare Syria as Polio-free country in the near future. “Since January 21, 2104, no cases of infections have been registered, thanks to the vaccination campaigns which the Ministry carried out in cooperation with World Health Organization,” Yazigi said during opening the conference of the Primary ...

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Local reconciliation agreement signed in Kawkab village in Hama

Local reconciliation agreement signed in Kawkab village in Hama

🕔2016-05-05 15:43:31

  More than 2000 displaced persons due to the attacks by terrorist organizations returned to their homes in Kakab village after signing a local reconciliation in the village which is located about 20 km to the north of Hama city. Locals in the village expressed support to the reconciliation efforts after defeating terrorism and expressed confidence in ...

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2 cars loaded with tens of anti-armor mines, ammunition and varied types of shells seized

2 cars loaded with tens of anti-armor mines, ammunition and varied types of shells seized

🕔2016-05-05 15:17:20

  Authorities confiscated a pickup loaded with tens of anti-armor mines in the western countryside of Sweida province as it was heading to the eastern Badiya (desert). A military source said that a unit of the army and the armed forces seized a car loaded with huge amounts of ammunition and varied types of shells belonging to ...

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President al-Assad congratulates President Vladimir Putin of Russia on the occasion of Victory Day over Nazism.

President al-Assad congratulates President Vladimir Putin of Russia on the occasion of Victory Day over Nazism.

🕔2016-05-05 15:02:30

   President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday stressed that Russia’s honorable stances and standing by the Syrian people against terrorism is considered a natural continuity of Russian people’s long history of fighting injustice and aggression and supporting the peoples’ fair causes. The remarks came in President al-Assad’s congratulatory cable to President Vladimir Putin of Russia on the occasion ...

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Legislative decree on holding registration real estate rights in rem at closed real estate offices

Legislative decree on holding registration real estate rights in rem at closed real estate offices

🕔2016-05-05 14:53:50

  President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday issued legislative decree No. 11 for the year 2016 over holding registration real estate rights in rem at the legally authorized bodies for keeping property records in the closed real estate offices due to emergency security situation. The decree authorizes the concerned minister to define the holding start and end based ...

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Twin terrorist explosions hit al-Mkharam al-Fouqani city in Homs province, casualties reported

Twin terrorist explosions hit al-Mkharam al-Fouqani city in Homs province, casualties reported

🕔2016-05-05 13:11:33

  12 people were killed and 40 others were injured on Thursday in twin terrorist attacks that hit Homs eastern countryside. A booby-trapped car and the second with a motocycle bomb have exploded in al-Mkharam al-Fouqani city in eastern countryside of Homs province. The number of martyrs may rise as some of the injured are in critical situation, ...

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A Terrorist attack on high-voltage line causes a blackout in Quneitra

A Terrorist attack on high-voltage line causes a blackout in Quneitra

🕔2016-05-05 12:57:42

  The terrorist groups targeted the high-voltage power line which supplies Quneitra southern province with electricity causing a blackout in the province. A source at Quneitra Electricity Company said that last night terrorists targeted the high-voltage power line in al-Khazrajyia town in Sasa area in the southwestern countryside of Damascus, adding that it is the only line ...

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4200 food and health packages distributed to displaced locals of Yarmouk Camp

4200 food and health packages distributed to displaced locals of Yarmouk Camp

🕔2016-05-04 14:19:32

  Sponsored by the Syrian government and the Higher Relief Committee, General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees (GAPAR) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) distributed humanitarian aid to peoples of al-Yarmouk refugee camp who have left the camp due to the acts of terrorist groups on ...

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14 civilians killed, dozens wounded in rocket attacks on al-Dabeet hospital in Aleppo

14 civilians killed, dozens wounded in rocket attacks on al-Dabeet hospital in Aleppo

🕔2016-05-03 17:42:01

    p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }a:link { } 14 civilians were killed on Tuesday and scores were injured according to initial toll due to terrorist attacks with rocket shells on residential neighborhoods in Aleppo City.     A source at Aleppo Police Command said that terrorists fired 65 rocket shells on the neighborhoods of al-Neel Street, al-Siryian, ...

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Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate:  tons of pharmaceutical supplies were delivered to Aleppo city

Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate: tons of pharmaceutical supplies were delivered to Aleppo city

🕔2016-05-03 17:08:07

    p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }a:link { } The Director of Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate, dr. Mahmoud al-Hasan, said that “So far, tons of pharmaceutical supplies have been delivered to Aleppo city within the framework of an initiative launched by the syndicate in cooperation with pharmaceutical factories to help people affected by the terrorism of ...

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Syria denounces Norwegian PM’s statements on sending soldiers to train Syrian fighters

Syria denounces Norwegian PM’s statements on sending soldiers to train Syrian fighters

🕔2016-05-03 15:47:22

  Syria denounced the statements made on Monday by the Norwegian Prime Minister on her country’s intention to send 60 special forces soldiers to train what she called “Syrian fighters” under the pretext of fighting ISIS. An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said in a statement to SANA on Tuesday that the Syrian Arab ...

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Terrorists breach cessation of hostilities agreement 5 times in 24 hours

Terrorists breach cessation of hostilities agreement 5 times in 24 hours

🕔2016-05-02 18:02:34

  The Russian coordination center in Hmeimim observed 5 breaches of the cessation of hostilities agreement by armed terrorist groups in the past 24 hours, which raised the total number of breaches since the agreement came into effect to 470. The agreement, which came into effect on 27 February, does not include Jabhat al-Nusra, ISIS terrorist organizations ...

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Drug dealer arrested, narcotics in his possession seized in Damascus

Drug dealer arrested, narcotics in his possession seized in Damascus

🕔2016-05-02 18:02:02

   The narcotics department at the Interior Ministry arrested on Monday a drug dealer in Damascus and seized the narcotics that were in his possession. In a statement, the Ministry said that the narcotics department arrested a drug dealer and confiscated 11.5 kg of hashish and 10,000 Captagon (Fenethylline) tablets that were hidden in the car that ...

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Lavrov, Kerry discuss cessation of hostilities in Syria

Lavrov, Kerry discuss cessation of hostilities in Syria

🕔2016-04-30 14:22:56

  Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed on Friday with his US counterpart John Kerry means of boosting the cessation of hostilities in Syria. “Lavrov and Kerry, discussed in a phone call, ways of solving the crisis in Syria through keeping and boosting the cessation of hostilities and providing residents in need with humanitarian aids as well ...

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Russian plane loaded with relief aid arrives in Damascus

Russian plane loaded with relief aid arrives in Damascus

🕔2016-04-30 12:33:16

  A Russian Plane arrived in Damascus International airport on Saturday loaded with humanitarian aid from Russian people and government to enhance Syrians’ steadfastness in facing the terrorist war and the unjust economic embargo imposed on them by some Arab, Regional and world countries. Director of Damascus sector at the Russian center for reconciliation Yuri Zrayev told ...

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Ryabkov: Deployment of US troops violates Syria’s sovereignty

Ryabkov: Deployment of US troops violates Syria’s sovereignty

🕔2016-04-29 14:51:34

  Moscow said the deployment of US servicemen to Syria violates the country’s sovereignty as it is carried out without coordination with its government, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Friday. On April 25 US President Barack Obama said that additional 250 military personnel will be sent to Syria under the pretext of helping local ...

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Death toll from rocket attacks on Aleppo rises to 33

Death toll from rocket attacks on Aleppo rises to 33

🕔2016-04-29 09:23:01

  The death toll from the terrorist attacks that targeted Aleppo city in the past 24 hours rose to 33, in addition to more than 165 injured. A woman and 9 children were among the dead, according to a source at Aleppo Police Command. The source explained to SANA that 21 people were killed and others were injured ...

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5 martyrs, including two children, in new rocket attacks on Aleppo city

5 martyrs, including two children, in new rocket attacks on Aleppo city

🕔2016-04-28 13:29:03

  5 civilians, including two children, were martyred and more than 40 others were injured in rocket attacks fired by terrorists on al-Maidan and al-Msharqa neighborhoods and in the vicinity of Saadallah al-Jabiri Square and al-Qaser al-Baladi (Municipal Palace) in Aleppo on Thursday. Moreover, terrorists of al-Nusra Front and other armed militias targeted yesterday with rockets and ...

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Deputy Defense Minister: Conflicts in Middle East result of western meddling

Deputy Defense Minister: Conflicts in Middle East result of western meddling

🕔2016-04-28 13:08:45

  Deputy Defense Minister General Mahmoud Shawa stressed that the objective of conspiracy targeting Syria is to weaken the state and its army, meantime, the U.S., on the other hand, is accelerating military aid to the Israeli occupation which, in turn, undermines security in the region and contributes to the emergence of new tension hubs. Shawa was ...

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Female suicide bomber caused blast in Bursa, NW Turkey, 7 injured

Female suicide bomber caused blast in Bursa, NW Turkey, 7 injured

🕔2016-04-28 10:49:52

  An explosion in the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa on Wednesday was caused by a female suicide bomber, citing a security source and a senior government official. They referred to photographic evidence, and the presumed bomber was killed in the blast near the central Ulu Cami mosque. Seven people were injured, according to the security source. Turkey ...

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Five Martyrs and Twenty Injured in Aleppo

Five Martyrs and Twenty Injured in Aleppo

🕔2016-04-27 18:43:43

Two civilians were killed and another was injured by terrorist snipers from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization and armed groups linked to it in Aleppo, in a new breach of the cessation of hostilities agreement. A source at Aleppo Police Command said that terrorists positioned in Bustan al-Qassr and Bustan al-Basha neighborhoods opened sniper rifle fire at ...

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Authorities confiscate Car Loaded with Israeli Mines in Sweida Countryside

Authorities confiscate Car Loaded with Israeli Mines in Sweida Countryside

🕔2016-04-27 18:30:13

The authorities, in cooperation with the locals, confiscated Wednesday morning a car loaded with Israeli-made mines, mortar rounds, RPGs and grenades in the western countryside of Sweida province. A source at Sweida Governorate said that the authorities ambushed a car loaded with weapons and ammunition coming from the eastern countryside of Daraa and heading for ISIS ...

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Bogdanov: Russia hopes for Syria talks to resume on May 10

Bogdanov: Russia hopes for Syria talks to resume on May 10

🕔2016-04-27 14:35:57

    p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; } The Syrian talks in Geneva are hoped to resume on May 10th, according to Russian President’s Special Envoy for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.     Speaking in an interview with Sputnik on Wednesday, Bogdanov stressed Russia’s support for having the intra-Syrian dialogue continue without ...

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Damascus Delegation Leaves Geneva Tomorrow

Damascus Delegation Leaves Geneva Tomorrow

🕔2016-04-26 18:04:19

Syrian Arab Republic delegation to the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva held a meeting on Tuesday with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and his team at the UN HQ in Geneva. Head of the delegation Bashar al-Jaafari announced in a statement to reporters after the meeting which was the closing session of the third ...

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