News from Syria

AMBASSADOR ALA: ISRAELI OCCUPATION AUTHORITIES VIOLATE BASIC RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLE OF OCCUPIED SYRIAN GOLAN

20 March، 2017 Geneva, SANA- Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Hussam Eddin Ala, affirmed that deliberations of the Human Rights Council are of particular importance in monitoring and documenting violations of the Golanese rights by the Israeli occupation authorities which violate their simplest rights ,including the right to life, education, work,… Read more AMBASSADOR ALA: ISRAELI OCCUPATION AUTHORITIES VIOLATE BASIC RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLE OF OCCUPIED SYRIAN GOLAN

RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY: NO PLANS TO ESTABLISH NEW MILITARY BASE IN SYRIA

20 March، 2017 Moscow, SANA – Russia’s Defense Ministry denied news circulated by media on Monday about establishing a new military base in Syria. “There are no plans to set up new Russian military base on the territory of Syria,” the defense ministry said in a statement. The Ministry added that a branch of the… Read more RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY: NO PLANS TO ESTABLISH NEW MILITARY BASE IN SYRIA

UPDATED_ SYRIAN ARMY REPELS TERRORIST ATTACK ON AL-MAGHAZEL AREA, NORTH TO JOBAR NEIGHBORHOOD

21 March، 2017 Damascus, SANA – The Syrian Arab army has repelled an attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other terrorist groups on Maghazel al-Naseej area (the textile factories) , north to Jobar neighborhood in Damascus. A military source told SANA that the Syrian army units engaged in fierce clashes with a number terrorist… Read more UPDATED_ SYRIAN ARMY REPELS TERRORIST ATTACK ON AL-MAGHAZEL AREA, NORTH TO JOBAR NEIGHBORHOOD

UPDATED-TWO TERRORIST SUICIDE BOMBINGS HIT OLD JUSTICE PALACE AND A RESTAURANT IN DAMASCUS, LEAVING CASUALTIES

15 March، 2017 Damascus, SANA – Two terrorist attacks took place at the old Justice Palace building in Damascus city and in a restaurant on its outskirts, leaving casualties. A number of civilians were killed and others were injured when two terrorist suicide bombers blew themselves with explosive belts up in the old Justice Palace… Read more UPDATED-TWO TERRORIST SUICIDE BOMBINGS HIT OLD JUSTICE PALACE AND A RESTAURANT IN DAMASCUS, LEAVING CASUALTIES

FOREIGN MINISTRY: FRESH TERRORIST ATTACKS IN DAMASCUS AIM AT HINDERING EFFORTS SEEKING AN END TO CRISIS

15 March، 2017 Damascus, SANA – Foreign and Expatriates Ministry addressed two letters to the UN Secretary General and President of Security Council demanding condemnation of the terrorist attacks that took place in Damascus earlier on Wednesday. Two terrorist attacks hit the old Justice Palace building in Damascus city and a restaurant on its outskirts,… Read more FOREIGN MINISTRY: FRESH TERRORIST ATTACKS IN DAMASCUS AIM AT HINDERING EFFORTS SEEKING AN END TO CRISIS

SYRIA CONDEMNS U.S.-SOUTH KOREAN MILITARY EXERCISES TARGETING DEMOCRATIC KOREA

16 March، 2017 Damascus, SANA – Syria strongly condemned on Thursday the U.S.-South Korean joint military exercises and media campaigns targeting Democratic Korea.“Syria has been constantly following the latest developments in the Korean peninsula, mainly the continued U.S.-South Korean military exercises and the pressure targeting the resilience of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and… Read more SYRIA CONDEMNS U.S.-SOUTH KOREAN MILITARY EXERCISES TARGETING DEMOCRATIC KOREA

ARMY THWARTS TERRORIST ATTACK BY ISIS IN ALEPPO COUNTRYSIDE

15 March، 2017 Provinces, SANA- Army and Armed Forces units thwarted an attack by the ISIS terrorists on a number of military posts to the south of the Air Force Academy in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, while the Syrian Air Force destroyed ISIS positions in Deir Ezzor province. Aleppo A military source told SANA… Read more ARMY THWARTS TERRORIST ATTACK BY ISIS IN ALEPPO COUNTRYSIDE

AL-JAAFARI: WE ARE VERY KEEN ON THE SUCCESS OF ASTANA TRACK 

14 March، 2017 Astana, SANA- Head of the Syrian delegation to the 3rd round of Astana talks Bashar al-Jaafari stressed keenness on the success of Astana track, and on that the talks will reach the safe side in a way that would serve Syria’s higher national interests whether the armed factions participated in the talks… Read more AL-JAAFARI: WE ARE VERY KEEN ON THE SUCCESS OF ASTANA TRACK 

EGYPT CONDEMNS THE TWO TERRORIST EXPLOSIONS HIT DAMASCUS

14 March، 2017 Cairo, SANA- Egypt has condemned the recent two terrorist explosions in Bab al-Saghir in Damascus which claimed the lives of scores of civilians and injured others. Spokesman of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Ahmad Abu Zeid stressed, in a statement on Monday, the Egyptian government and people rejection of all forms of terrorism, specially targeting the religious sanctities, demanding the… Read more EGYPT CONDEMNS THE TWO TERRORIST EXPLOSIONS HIT DAMASCUS

ARMY THWARTS ISIS ATTACK FROM SEVERAL AXES IN DEIR EZZOR

14 March، 2017 Deir Ezzor, SANA- Army units, aided by the Syrian air force and in cooperation with the supporting forces, thwarted an ISIS terrorist attack on the axes of the eastern direction of Deir Ezzor city. SANA reporter said Tuesday that the army units clashed with ISIS-linked terrorist groups on the axes of the airport, Liwa al-Taamin and al-Jafra village… Read more ARMY THWARTS ISIS ATTACK FROM SEVERAL AXES IN DEIR EZZOR