March 2017

NEW MINISTERS SWORN IN BEFORE PRESIDENT AL-ASSAD

30 March، 2017 Damascus, SANA – New ministers of Justice, Economy and Foreign Trade and Administrative Development were sworn in before President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday. Ministers Hisham Mohammad Mamdouh al-Shaar, Mohammad Samer Abdelrahman al-Khalil and Salam Mohammad al-Saffaf, respectively, were named by Decree no. 92 for 2017 issued by the President on Wednesday. After… Read more NEW MINISTERS SWORN IN BEFORE PRESIDENT AL-ASSAD

Army restores security to several towns in northern Hama 31 March، 2017

Provinces, SANA – More members of terrorist organizations are being killed as the army continues to hit their positions and gatherings in various provinces. Hama Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, restored security and stability to five towns and villages and a number of strategic areas in the northern countryside of Hama. A… Read more Army restores security to several towns in northern Hama 31 March، 2017

Syrian Arab Republic delegation and de Mistura hold session of talks

31 March، 2017  Geneva, SANA – The delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic, headed by Bashar al-Jaafari, arrived at the UN HQ in Geneva to hold a session of talks at with the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in the framework of the fifth round of the Syrian-Syrian dialogue in Geneva. The… Read more Syrian Arab Republic delegation and de Mistura hold session of talks

TERRORISTS BOMBING USING IED TARGETS BUS IN HOMS CITY, KILLING 5 AND INJURING 6

29 March، 2017 Homs, SANA – Terrorists targeted a passenger bus in al-Zahra’a neighborhood in Homs city with an explosive device, claiming a number of lives and causing injuries. SANA’s correspondent in Homs said that the terrorist bombing targeted a small passenger bus which was in al-Siteen Street in al-Zahra’a neighborhood, and that the attack… Read more TERRORISTS BOMBING USING IED TARGETS BUS IN HOMS CITY, KILLING 5 AND INJURING 6

PRESIDENT AL-ASSAD ISSUES DECREE AMENDING THE CABINET

29 March، 2017  Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued on Wednesday a decree on amending the Cabinet. The decree names Hisham Mohammad Mamdouh al-Sha’ar as Justice Minister, Samer Abdelrahman al-Khalil as Economy and Foreign Trade Minister, and Salam Mohammad al-Saffaf as Administrative Development Minister.

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC DELEGATION TO GENEVA TALKS TO MEET DE MISTURA TODAY

29 March، 2017 Geneva, SANA – The Syrian Arab Republic delegation to the 5th round of intra-Syrian dialogue in Geneva is scheduled to hold a new session of talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Wednesday afternoon, according to the UN. Earlier on Monday, the Syrian Arab Republic delegation met with… Read more SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC DELEGATION TO GENEVA TALKS TO MEET DE MISTURA TODAY

GATILOV: IT IS TOO EARLY TO TALK ABOUT RESULTS OF GENEVA-5 ON SYRIA

28 March، 2017  Geneva, SANA – Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said Monday it was too early to assess results of the fifth round of the Geneva talks on Syria. Gatilov’s remarks came upon his arrival to Geneva accompanied by Sergey Vershinin, the Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the… Read more GATILOV: IT IS TOO EARLY TO TALK ABOUT RESULTS OF GENEVA-5 ON SYRIA

UPDATED-THE SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC DELEGATION MEETS GATILOV AND IRAN’S UN REPRESENTATIVE

28 March، 2017 Geneva , SANA_ The Syrian Arab Republic delegation headed by Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari met Tuesday with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov and Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the Russian Foreign Ministry Sergey Vershinin and the accompanying delegation. Both sides exchanged viewpoints on the process of the… Read more UPDATED-THE SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC DELEGATION MEETS GATILOV AND IRAN’S UN REPRESENTATIVE

TOURJMAN: SYRIAN JOURNALISTS HAVE BEEN IN FIRST TRENCH IN FACING THE WAR AGAINST THEIR HOMELAND

27 March، 2017 Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Information and the UNESCO National Committee on Monday held a workshop on the “Protection and Safety of Journalists” at the Arab Center for the Training of Radio and T.V in Damascus. In a speech during the opening of the workshop, Minister of Information Mohammad Ramez Tourjman said “Since… Read more TOURJMAN: SYRIAN JOURNALISTS HAVE BEEN IN FIRST TRENCH IN FACING THE WAR AGAINST THEIR HOMELAND

ARMY KILLS SCORES OF TERRORISTS IN DEIR EZZOR AND HAMA, DESTROYS THEIR VEHICLES

27 March، 2017 Provinces, SANA – More than 9 ISIS terrorists were killed in new operations carried out by the army units against their gatherings in Deir Ezzor and the surrounding areas. A military source told SANA that an army unit carried out intensive operations against gatherings and fortifications of ISIS terrorists, killing 9 terrorists… Read more ARMY KILLS SCORES OF TERRORISTS IN DEIR EZZOR AND HAMA, DESTROYS THEIR VEHICLES