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Jan 24 2022

Al-Jaafari: terrorist war, occupation and economic measures had catastrophic repercussions on human rights’ situation in Syria

Geneva, SANA-Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Bashar al-Jaafari, said that the terrorist war against Syria, foreign occupation of parts of its territory and the external continued support to terrorism have caused catastrophic repercussions on the human rights’ situation in Syria. “The US, western coercive economic measures have also escalated the catastrophic impacts which targeted the Syrian citizen’s livelihood and his/ her right in life and welfare,” al-Jaafari, Head of the National Committee concerned in preparing the national report of the 3rd round of the mechanism of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), said in a statement. Al-Jaafari added that Syria effectively …

Jan 24 2022

Ambassador Ala: cooperation with UN Human Rights’ mechanisms should be based on neutrality and non-politicization

Geneva, SANA-Syria’s representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Hussam al-Din Ala, said that cooperation with UN Human Rights’ mechanisms should be based on the principle of neutrality and non-politicization. “Syria was one of the active founding countries in the Human Rights’ Council to stop politicizing issues of protecting and boosting human rights and double standard policies,” Ala said in a statement on Monday before the Human Right’s Council. Ala added that the work of “International Commission of Inquiry on Syria” for more than 10 years has proven correctness of Syria’s stance towards this commission whether in terms of committing …

Jan 24 2022

Al-Shebel: Damascus will return to Arab League when they reconsider the breach that suspended its membership

Moscow, SANA-Special Adviser at the Republic’s Presidency, Luna al-Shebel, said that terrorism has no identity, nor geography and it is cross-borders. “Any country that takes a decision to combat terrorism in any place of the world, it is, in a way or another, liberating the world and itself from terrorism,” al-Shebel told Russian Izvestia newspaper in an interview published on Monday. She affirmed that Syria supports cooperation with all international organizations, provided that they comply with the international law, UN Charter and keeping away from political agendas. As for holding dialogue with “Kurdish formations” in north-eastern Syria and the issue …

Jan 24 2022

Syria calls on international organizations to provide assistance to displaced people in Hasaka

Damascus, SANA-Foreign and Expatriates Ministry held an urgent meeting of representatives of the international organizations operating in Syria, in particular, representatives of international organizations, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) , and the Syrian Trust for Development. The meeting, which was held at the Ministry’s HQ on Monday, addressed the dangerous and emergency situation in Hasaka city as a result of the attack carried out by armed terrorist groups of Daesh(ISIS) and QSD militia, and US occupation forces. The Ministry indicated, in a statement of which SANA received a copy that the …

Jan 24 2022

Syria strongly condemns Israeli occupation’s crimes against Palestinian people

Damascus, SANA- Syria condemned in the strongest terms the criminal demolition and destruction of the Palestinian people’s properties by the Israeli occupation forces, renewing its call on the international community to assume its responsibilities, protect the Palestinian people and stop the Israeli crimes immediately. The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said in a statement on Monday that the crimes committed by the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people contradict international law, the bill of human rights, the international humanitarian law, and resolutions of the United Nations Security Council and General Assembly. The Ministry stressed Syria’s support for the Palestinian people, their …

Jan 24 2022

Jabhat al-Nusra leaders invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Turkey

Idleb, SANA-Identical media reports have revealed that Turkish occupation-backed terrorist organizations deployed in Idleb, led by the “Jabhat al-Nusra ” organization, invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Turkey, which they collected by seizing humanitarian aid and selling it in the black market. A report by the Russian Sputnik news agency quoted sources it described as “informed” in the city of Idleb as saying that as soon as the aid that is brought in from Turkish territory reaches the areas controlled by “Jabhat al-Nusra” terrorist organization, which is on the international terrorism list, the organization seizes it and collects it …

Jan 24 2022

Temperatures to drop, cold weather prevails

Damascus, SANA- Cold Weather will prevail in Syria as temperatures will drop to become from 4 to 6 degrees due to a shallow low pressure accompanied by cold and wet polar southwestern air currents in the upper parts of atmosphere. The skies will be partly cloudy to rainy in several regions, while snow is expected in the regions with altitude above 1000, especially over the northern, central and al-Jazeera regions, according to the Meteorological Department’s Monday bulletin. At night, the weather will be very chilly, and frost and ice are expected in most regions, while the wind will be westerly to …

Jan 24 2022

US occupation bombs building of the Euphrates University Branch’s Presidency in Hasaka

Hasaka, SANA- The US occupation warplanes have bombed the building of the Euphrates University Branch’s Presidency in Hasaka City, causing the destruction of it garage, according to SANA’s reporter in Hasaka province. The reporter added that the occupation’s warplanes also shelled several points in the vicinity of the silos at Ghwairan Grain Center under the pretext of pursuing fugitives from the Industrial Secondary School Prison. English Bulletin FORUM

Jan 10 2022

More than 22 thousand persons join settlement process in Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor, SANA- The settlement center at Ashmeitiyah town in Deir Ezzor western countryside still receives persons wishing  to join the comprehensive settlement process. The settlement process includes the wanted civilians and those who haven’t join the military service. SANA reporter affirmed that the number of those who had their legal status settled reached to more than 22,000 since October 14th,2021. Hybah/ Mazen FORUM

Jan 10 2022

Restoration works continue at Krak des Chevaliers

Homs, SANA- Krak des Chevaliers returned last year to the tourist attraction map as a result of the repeated restoration and rehabilitation projects , it is witnessing, as the number of visitors reached to about 15,000, including Arab and foreign delegations. The castle, inscribed since 2006 on the UNESCO World Heritage list, came under many destructive attacks and acts of theft by terrorist organizations in 2012 and 2013 before the Syrian Arab Army returned security and safety to the area in March 2014. Later, Directorate of Antiquities and Museums has begun carrying out extensive acts of restoration in the castle …

Jan 10 2022

Rajoub: Visit to Syria is a starting point to formulate the Palestinian situation

Damascus, SANA-  Secretary General of Central Committee of Palestinian National Liberation Movement ( Fatah), Jibril Rajoub, said that that non-existence of Syria in the Arab League is “a shame on  the Arabs,” particularly because Syria is a founding state in the Arab League and it should return to it. Rajoub, in a press conference on Monday that his visit to Damascus along the accompanying delegation will establish for a genuine starting point to formulate  the Palestinian situation in light of the unprecedented escalation of the Israeli occupation to liquidate the Palestinian cause. Rajoub referred to “an imminent visit for Palestinian …

Jan 9 2022

Mikdad: Syria and Palestine are constantly facing Israeli occupation and its violations of international legitimacy

Damascus, SANA –Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad discussed on Sunday with Secretary General of Central Committee of Palestinian National Liberation Movement ( Fatah) ,Major General Jibril Rajoub and the accompanying delegation situation in Syria, Palestine and the region. At the beginning of the meeting, Rajoub delivered a letter from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to President Bashar al-Assad. Mikdad affirmed that Syria stands by the Palestinian people to restore their inalienable legitimate rights, including the establishment of an independent state on their land. He noted that Syria and Palestine are constantly confronting the Israeli occupation, its attacks, practices and violations …

Jan 9 2022

Turkish occupation’s mercenaries kidnap nine citizens in Ras al-Ayn, Hasaka countryside

Hasaka, SANA -Mercenaries of Turkish occupation of the terrorist organizations continued their crimes against the locals in areas they occupy, and kidnapped a number of citizens, including two girls, in Tal Halaf town and Abu al-Suon village in the northern countryside of Hasaka. Terrorist groups of the so-called “Al-Hamzat Division”, “Ahrar al-Sharqiya” and “Sultan Murad”, which operate under the command of Turkish occupation forces, stormed on Sunday morning the citizens’ houses in Tal Halaf town in the vicinity of Ras Al-Ayn in Hasaka northwestern countryside and kidnapped nine civilians taking them to one of its headquarters in the area, civil …

Jan 9 2022

A citizen martyred, others injured due to infighting among mercenaries of Erdogan, Aleppo countryside  

Aleppo, SANA – A citizen was martyred, and others were injured due to clashes erupted among the mercenaries of Erdogan regime from the terrorist organizations positioned in Marea in Aleppo countryside. Civil sources told SANA that an infighting with machine guns took placed among terrorists of the so-called “al Waqqas Brigade” backed by the Turkish occupation in Marea city in Aleppo northern countryside, causing the martyrdom of one civilian and the injury of others. Hybah / Shaza FORUM

Jan 9 2022

US occupation installs oil refinery in Rmelan fields, Hasaka countryside

Hasaka, SANA – The US occupation forces and the separatist QSD militia installed an oil refinery in Rmelan fields in Hasaka north eastern, in parallel with stealing dozens of tankers laden with oil and transferring them to Iraqi territories. A source at Directorate of Rmelan fields told SANA that the oil refinery has a capacity to refine 3,000 barrels per day. The source added that in  the upcoming weeks and months will witness a large increase in stealing and looting the Syrian oil from al-Jazeera region by the US occupation and the QSD militia after installing the refinery. In the …

Jan 9 2022

SANA’s camera documents effects of huge destruction left by Turkish occupation aggression on Abu Resin township, Hasaka countryside

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Jan 9 2022

Worldwide coronavirus fatalities exceed five million

Capitals, SANA- The worldwide novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 5,503,000 people since its outbreak in late 2019. The total number of worldwide coronavirus infections has reached up to 306,173,517, while the fatalities have amounted to 5,503,709, according to the last statistics of American worldometers Website The US still tops the worst affected countries in terms of infections and deaths, while India comes second in terms of infections and then Brazil in the third place Rafah al-Allouni/ Hala Zain FORUM

Jan 9 2022

Rehabilitation of Bechriyyat Noria in Hama starts

Hama, SANA-The Norias Department in Hama City Council started the restoration and rehabilitation works of the Four Norias of Bechriyyat located on the Orontes The diameter of the Bechriyyat Noria reached 16 meters. Director of Norias Department Mohammad Sabaa al-Arab told SANA report in a statement that the restoration and rehabilitation works are carried out by a specialized workshop and include designing and implementing of wooden models instead of the damaged pieces. He noted that Bechriyyat waterwheel is considered as the third largest waterwheel in the province that is still existed for thousands of years The director added that the department plans to maintain …

Jan 9 2022

Connecting 2nd wind power turbine in Homs countryside to the Electrical Grid

Homs, SANA-The 2nd wind power turbine in al- Dahabiyah area on Homs-Tartous highway was connected on Saturday to the electrical grid in Syria, as the new turbine started to supply the grid with 2,5 megawatts of electricity. Director of Planning and Statistics at the General Company of Electricity in Homs, Eng. Bassam al-Youssef told SANA in a statement that linking the second wind turbine came as a continuation of the project of generating electricity from the wind power, with a capacity of 5 megawatts, ahead of licensing the first turbine with a capacity of 2,5 megawatts which started to generate electricity in …

Jan 4 2022

The first of its kind… Jordanian exhibition for trade and services kicks off in Damascus

Damascus, SANA – Activities of the Jordanian Exhibition for Trade and Services, organized by the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade, in cooperation with the Jordan Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce, kicked off on Tuesday. More than 60 specialized Jordanian companies are participating in the exhibition, which is held on Damascus Fair Grounds . In a press conference following the opening ceremony, Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Muhammad Samer al-Khalil, said that the exhibition is the first of its kind which is considered as an important window for meeting among businessmen in the …

Jan 4 2022

US occupation conducts airdrop in al-Dushaisha village, Hasaka countryside  

Hasaka, SANA- The US occupation forces have imposed a security cordon around al-Dushaisha village, Hasaka southern countryside on Tuesday at dawn, and conducted an airdrop in it, after which they raided a number of houses. The US occupation forces conducted an airdrop operation in al-Dushaisha al-Gharbyia village in Hasaka southern countryside, through four helicopters, a drone and a ground force, accompanied by gunmen from the US occupation-linked QSD militia, local sources told SANA reporter. The sources indicated that the occupation forces and QSD militiamen cordoned off the aforementioned area and raided a number of houses in the village, taking off …

Jan 4 2022

Settlement process starts in al-Shamityiah town, Deir Ezzor countryside  

Deir Ezzor, SANA- The settlement process started on Tuesday at the center of al-Shamityiah town in Deir Ezzor western countryside which was opened by the authorities concerned within framework of the comprehensive settlement process in Deir Ezzor province. The settlement process includes the wanted persons and those who didn’t join the military service. On Monday, the settlement process was finished in al-Mayadeen Center in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside. English bulletin FORUM

Jan 4 2022

Grospic condemns Israeli occupation’s settlement schemes in occupied Golan

Prague, SANA- The Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions has condemned the new settlement schemes of the Israeli occupation entity in the occupied Syrian Golan. Head of the Union Stanislav Grospic, in a statement to SANA correspondent, stressed that the Golan is an inseparable part of Syria, and therefore its occupation and the announcement now of the intention to expand settlements there represents “a new blatant violation of international law,” and a clear example of the imperialist policy towards the Syrian people.” Grospic added that the Israeli entity, in violation of international law, occupied the Golan and issued the ominous annexation …

Jun 22 2021

Borisov: Work underway to prepare long-term agreement, expand cooperation with Syria

Damascus, SANA- Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Yury Borisov, affirmed his country’s continuous work to boost cooperation with Syria and support its people in addition to preparing a long-term strategic agreement to expand economic and trade cooperation between Russia and Syria. “I conveyed to President Bashar al-Assad the congratulations and appreciation of President Vladimir Putin after the major victory of the Presidential election in Syria which expresses the people’s confidence in their elected president,” Borisov said in press statements along with Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam prior to his departure at Damascus International Airport. He described his meeting with President …

Jun 22 2021

Foreign Ministry: Attempts of fabricating chemical scenario in Idleb won’t affect Syria’s stance in combating terrorism

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Ministry affirmed that attempts of terrorist groups to fabricate a paly using chemical weapons in Idleb province to accuse the Syrian Arab Army of the act, are guided and supported by the US, some Western countries and Turkish intelligence services. An official source at the Ministry said in statement on Tuesday that the terrorist organizations and terrorists of White Helmets group and their supporters on the field ground and at the international forums have not stopped preparing for terrorist acts through preparations to stage chemical weapon play in some areas of Idleb and Hama provinces …

Jun 22 2021

Syrian- Russian talks on expanding economic cooperation

Damascus, SANA-Session of official talks between Syria and Russia was held on Tuesday at the Cabinet building. The talks were headed by Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam of the Syrian side, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov of the Russia side. Expanding areas of joint cooperation and following up on the implementation signed agreements were discussed during the session, and laying the appropriate groundwork in preparation for the 13th session of the Syrian-Russian Joint Committee for Trade, Economic, Technical and Scientific Cooperation, as well as overcoming the difficulties encountered in joint action and finding solutions to them. The …

Jun 22 2021

President al-Assad receives Russian Deputy Prime Minister.. Expanding economic cooperation in industry, energy and sophisticated technologies

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday received Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov, who is heading a governmental and economic delegation on a visit to Syria. During the meeting, the two sides discussed the standing bilateral cooperation, particularly on the economic and investment levels, as well as the joint efforts to expand it to include additional domains, especially cooperation in the fields of energy, sophisticated technologies, industry and agriculture. The two sides affirmed that the dynamism, that characterizes the relations between the two countries, gives flexibility to perpetually and continuously expand prospects of cooperation. President al-Assad expressed his satisfaction …

Jun 22 2021

A woman and a man injured by QSD militia fire, Deir Ezzor countryside

Deir Ezzor, SANA- A woman and a man were injured by fire of the US-backed QSD militia after it raided al-Baseera village in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside, and kidnaped a number of civilians. Local sources told SANA reporter that QSD militia, in the framework of its suppressive practices, and with the support of the US air force, raided the neighborhoods of al-Baseera city in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside and they opened fire randomly on the locals as a man and his wife sustained serious wounds. The sources added that while raiding al-Baseera city, the QSD militia kidnapped three civilians and …

Jun 18 2021

Ambassador Khaddour presents credentials to UN offices at Vienna on drugs and crime, and outer space affairs

Vienna, SANA- Ambassador Hassan Khaddour, Syria’s permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, presented his credential to Executive Director of the United Nations Office at Vienna on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly. During the meeting which was held on Thursday , Ambassador Khaddour discussed with Waly reactivating and developing cooperation with the UN office on drug and crime in the fields of combating drug smuggling and cross-border smuggling, as well as combating terrorism and organized crime, and issues of combating human trafficking , and preventing antiquities theft and looting of historical, cultural and religious …

Jun 18 2021

Syrian-Iranian forum to develop trade and economic cooperation between the two countries

Damascus, SANA- Syrian-Iranian trade and economic forum debates focused on the most prominent stages of cooperation between the two countries and ways to develop them and overcome the difficulties facing joint trade and economic relations. The forum, which was held at the Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus, organized by the Syrian-Iranian Joint Chamber of Commerce in coordination with the Iranian Trade Center, brought together industrialists, investors and merchants from the Iranian-Syrian Joint Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Syrian Industrial, Agricultural and Commercial Chambers and the Iranian Trade Center. Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Muhammad Samer al-Khalil stressed that …

Jun 15 2021

Syrian-Cuban Friendship Committee discusses parliamentary ties with Cuban Ambassador

Damascus, SANA- the Syrian –Cuban Friendship committee at the people’s Assembly discussed on Tuesday with Ambassador of Republic of Cuba in Damascus, Miguel Porto Barga , means of enhancing and developing  parliamentary relations between two countries . The Ambassador of Cuba affirmed that presidential election and the winning of Dr. Bashar al-Assad dealt a blow to the US and its allies, appreciating the great sacrifices offered by the Syrian Arab Army in the face of terrorist organizations, without which terrorism would have reached to the Latin American continent. He called for the development of Cuban-Syrian relations at all levels and …

Jun 15 2021

Syria participates in high-level virtual dialogue on desertification and drought

Damascus, SANA-With the participation of Syria, the United Nations General Assembly held a high-level virtual dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought at the United Nations headquarters in New York to assess the progress made in this field and global efforts to revive and restore lands, in the presence of ministers and sides concerned in agriculture, representatives of governments, international institutions and international organizations. The dialogue, which was held on Tuesday  aims to focus the attention of the international community on land issues, encourage all member states to adopt and implement LDN (Land Degradation Neutrality )targets and national drought plans, …

Jun 15 2021

Ambassador Khaddour presents credentials to the International Anti-Corruption Academy   

                          Vienna, SANA- Ambassador Hassan Khaddour, Syria’s permanent representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, presented his credentials to the Dean of the International Anti-Corruption Academy ( IACA) Thomas Stelzer.  During the meeting, Ambassador Khaddour expressed appreciation for the importance of the Academy’s work in providing support and capacity-building for every country seeking to combat corruption. He briefed Stelzer on the catastrophic repercussions of the years-long terrorist war on Syria, including the systematic destruction of infrastructure and the spread of corruption by countries supporting terrorism …

Jun 15 2021

Syria gains two bronzes medals and a certificate of appreciation in the 2021 Asian Mathematical Olympiad

 Damascus, SANA – Syrian Scientific Olympiad team gained two bronze medals and a certificate of appreciation in the 2021 Asian Math Olympiad, which was organized by Indonesia remotely on March 9th and its results were announced today.  Distinction and Creativity Agency said in a statement that the two medals were won by students Al-Hussein Khalil from Tartous and Ali Bakour from Aleppo, while student Muhammad Fouad Al-Maeen from Aleppo received a certificate of appreciation. This is the 11th participation of the students of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad in the Asian Mathematical Olympiad, in which elite of the strongest countries compete. …

Jun 15 2021

Mikdad, IFRC Secretary General discuss bolstering cooperation

Damascus, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad on Tuesday discussed with Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Jagan Chapagain bolstering relations between Syria and IFRC within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding clarifying the legal status of IFRC in Syria. Mikdad affirmed the need of developing those relations in various fields , pointing out to the Syrian state’s readiness to develop cooperation with IFRC and others organizations concerned for follow-up humanitarian needs of the Syrian people in a way that helps to mitigating the impacts of armed terrorist organizations’ crimes …

Jun 15 2021

Syria condemns US, Western blatant interference in internal affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua

Damascus, SANA- The Syrian Arab Republic has condemned the US and Western blatant interference in the internal affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua, affirming full solidarity with the Nicaraguan people and government in the face of the US sanctions. In a statement to SANA on Tuesday, a Foreign and Expatriates Ministry official source said “The Syrian Arab Republic condemns the US and Western outrageous interference in the internal affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua which aims to undermine the security and stability in it.” The source added “The Syrian Arab Republic affirms full solidarity with the Nicaraguan people and government …

Jun 15 2021

Two civilians injured as QSD militia open fire on them in al-Dirbasyia, Hasaka Countryside

Hasaka, SANA- Two civilians were injured as the US occupation-backed QSD militia opened fire on them in the vicinity of al-Dirbasyia town in Hasaka northern countryside. Local sources told SANA that QSD militants opened fire at a gathering of civilians between the towns of Amouda and al-Dirbasyia near the Turkish borders, as two civilians were injured while state of panic that prevailed among the locals. The areas which are under the control of the QSD militia have been witnessing continued popular demonstrations which demand to expel the militia from the region after it has gone far in its criminal practices …

Jun 15 2021

Putin, Biden to discuss situation in Syria, Libya at Geneva Summit, Ushakov says

Moscow, SANA- Russian President’s Assistant, Yuri Ushakov, said that Russian President, Vladimir Putin will discuss with his US counterpart, during a summit scheduled to be held on Wednesday in Geneva, the situation in Syria, Libya and Afghanistan, in addition to several other issues. Commenting on the meeting’s agenda, Sputnik quoted Ushakov as saying that “the two sides will discuss the status and prospects for developing Russian-American relations, issues of strategic stability, information security, the fight against cybercrime, in addition to the prospects for trade and investment cooperation, combating the novel coronavirus and many other issues.” Ushakov noted that the regional …

Jun 15 2021

Turkish occupation kidnaps shepherd in Afrin vicinity, northwest of Aleppo

Aleppo, SANA- Turkish occupation forces have kidnapped a shepherd after beating him in the vicinity of Afrin City, northwest of Aleppo. Local sources told SANA that the Turkish occupation forces kidnapped a shepherd after beating and insulting him near one of its military checkpoints in the vicinity of Afrin city in Aleppo northern countryside. The sources indicated that the Turkish occupation forces took the shepherd into the military checkpoint it occupies in the area and confiscated all his sheep. Since the beginning of their aggression on Syrian territory in October 2019, the Turkish occupation forces, through their mercenaries from terrorist …

Jun 15 2021

Western schemes to target Syria have failed miserably, Czech Parliamentarian David says  

Prague, SANA- Czech Deputy at the European Parliament Ivan David has affirmed that the Western attempts to target Syria have failed miserably, therefore; European and Western states are trying to exert pressures on it through imposing unilateral coercive measures. “The repercussions of these measures mainly affect the Syrian citizens and they affect their life and livelihood,” David said in a post on his page on Facebook. He asserted that if these measures are not stopped, they will block the efforts exerted for the return of the Syrian refugees to their homeland. David noted that what Syria has been facing over …

Jun 15 2021

Syria’s Permanent Representative to UN elected as Special Committee on Decolonization Rapporteur

New York, SANA- The United Nations Special Committee on the Situation with Regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples has elected by acclamation Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bassam Sabbagh as its rapporteur. This came during the official meeting held by the committee, also known as the Special Committee on Decolonization, on Monday morning. In a speech addressing the committee after his election, Sabbagh expressed his thanks and appreciation for the confidence granted to him by members of the committee, stressing Syria’s support for the efforts of the …

Jun 14 2021

Medical achievement…center for blood stem cells transplantation and cellular therapy for children to be launched in Syria

Damascus, SANA – Few weeks later, Syria will launch the center for blood stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy for children, the first of its kind in Syria, announcing a medical and scientific achievement with an increasing importance amid challenges that face the country in light of repercussions of war and economic blockade. The center, which is located within a special section at the university hospital of Children in Damascus, witnesses the final preparations to open its doors during the next weeks, giving a chance to rescue the lives of children with genetic blood diseases, congenital immunodeficiency diseases, congenital and …

Jun 14 2021

Syrian-Korean Friendship Committee discusses with Korean Ambassador means of developing parliamentary ties

Damascus, SANA- Chairman and members of the Syrian-Democratic Korean Friendship Committee at People’s Assembly discussed on Monday with the Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Damascus Mun Jong-nam means of developing parliamentary relations between the two friendly countries. During the meeting, Ambassador Jong-Nam described as “distinguished and historic” the relations between the two countries, affirming his country’s absolute and unwavering support for the Syrian people in the face of terrorism in order to protect Syria’s sovereignty, security and territorial integrity. He added that the great success represented in the achievement of the constitutional entitlement and the …

Jun 14 2021

President Putin: Ban of supplying medical equipment to Syria is inhuman

Moscow, SANA-Russian president, Vladimir Putin, affirmed that the Western unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria which led to the ban of supplying the medical equipment are inhuman and unjustified. In an interview with American NBC TV, Putin said that restrictions on the supply of medical equipment and medicines to Syria have not been lifted until now, even in cases of infection with the Corona virus, and this is simply an inhumane act, and nothing can explain such a hard attitude towards people. Russia has repeatedly stressed its rejection and condemnation of the unilateral coercive  measures imposed on Syria by US …

Jun 14 2021

President al-Assad: Nationalism , in its basic meaning, is belonging

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received a delegation from Islamic National Conference which comprises heads of parties, representatives, political and syndicate figures from a number of Arab and Islamic countries. Talks during the meeting dealt with the nationalism concept, identity and belonging. The talks affirmed that the events which have lately happened in Gaza and the victory achieved there, the uprising of the Palestinian people in all regions and the interaction of the Arab people with them, all proved that the Arab people are still adhering to their ideology, identity and belonging despite all the plots that were …

Jun 14 2021

Final preparations to launch first center for blood stem cell transplant and cellular therapy for children in Syria

Damascus, SANA- The final preparations have continued for launching the first center for blood stem cell transplant and cellular therapy for children in Syria which is specialized in treating children with blood cancers, some solid cancers, genetic blood diseases and congenital immunodeficiency diseases at the Children’s Hospital in Damascus. The center is equipped with the latest medical technologies and adopts the highest technical and engineering standards that ensure the best levels of prevention, sterilization and isolation and ensure the safety of the sick children and the success of operations. FORUM

Jun 14 2021

Locals in Jdid Bakkara town, Deir Ezzor countryside demonstrate against QSD practices

Deir Ezzor, SANA- The locals in Jdid Bakkara town in Idleb eastern countryside staged demonstrations on Monday in condemnation of the practices of the US occupation-backed QSD militia. Local sources told SANA reporter that popular protests were staged in Jdid Bakkara town in the eastern countryside of the province in condemnation of QSD criminal practices against the locals and the prevalence of a state of insecurity and chaos as well as the plundering of the crops and property. The demonstrators blocked the main roads in the town with stones and burning tires, demanding to expel QSD militants and the US …

Jun 14 2021

Once civilian, several Turkish occupation mercenaries injured in explosive device blast, Aleppo country

Aleppo, SANA- A civilian and a number of Turkish occupation-backed mercenaries of terrorist organizations were injured in an explosive device blast in the center of al-Bab city in Aleppo northeastern countryside. Local sources from the city told SANA that an explosive device planted in a car parked near al-Ehsan Mosque went off in the center of al-Bab city, wounding a civilian and a number of mercenaries of the Turkish occupation from terrorist organizations and causing a material damage to the place. In the areas controlled by Turkish regime-backed terrorist groups, chaos and insecurity prevail as a result of conflicts taking …

Jun 14 2021

Worldwide coronavirus death toll passes 3 million and 817 thousand

Capitals, SANA-The novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 3 million and 817 thousand people worldwide since its outbreak in December 2019 according to the latest statistics by the American Worldometers website, which tracks the latest developments of the virus worldwide. The website added that the total number of the coronavirus infections worldwide has reached up to 176,649,066 worldwide, while the deaths have amounted to 3,817,832, and the recoveries have amounted to 160,672,245. The US is still on top of the worst-hit countries by the virus in terms of the number of infections and deaths after recording 615,056 …

Jun 14 2021

Ceremony at Aleppo Citadel to celebrate winning of Dr. Bashar al-Assad in presidential election

Aleppo, SANA- The Love and Loyalty Festival, organized by the Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with Aleppo Governorate to celebrate the winning of Dr. Bashar al-Assad in the presidential election, concluded its activities on Sunday evening with an artistic ceremony by singer Shadi Jamil on the amphitheater of Aleppo Citadel. The ceremony included a group of authentic Aleppo songs and patriotic songs, in the presence of a wide audience of the city’s residents and lovers of authentic music. In a statement to SANA’s reporter, singer Shadi Jamil noted that the festival’s title is love and loyalty, saying, “Loyalty is to …