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Jun 12 2021

Two civilians martyred and another wounded in a mine explosion in Palmyra countryside

Palmyra, SANA-Two civilians were martyred and another was wounded on Saturday by a landmine explosion left behind by Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organization in Jabal Abu Rajmin area, about 50 km north of Tadmour (Palmyra). Director of Palmyra National Hospital Dr. Walid Audeh told SANA reporter that the staff of the hospital had performed the first aid for an injured who suffered chest wounds and various fractures as a result of the mine explosion before transferring him to a hospital in Homs. Before their retreat from the region, the terrorist organizations had planted thousands of landmines and IEDs in places of …

Jun 8 2020

Daesh member says he was recruited by British intelligence to spy on military sites in Syria

Related Articles Moscow, SANA – Member of Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organization Mohammad Hussein Saud said that the British intelligence had recruited him to monitor and photograph Syrian and Russian military sites in Syria. In confessions published by Russia’s TASS News Agency, the terrorist said that British intelligence recruited him after he decided to return to Palmyra after fleeing it, contacting him through intermediaries and instructing him to become a spy and to head to Palmyra. Saud was told he would be provided with money and phones and everything else he needs, and that his task was to photograph Syrian and …

May 25 2020

Fire breaks out at Palmyra Orchards oasis

Palmyra, SANA – A fire erupted at the Palmyra Orchid oasis south of the city, extending from near Palmyra Cham Hotel to the vicinity of the southern catacombs. Assistant Director of the Palmyra Agriculture Department Ahmad Yousef told SANA’s reporter that the Department, civil defense, and the authorities in Palmyra are working to extinguish the fire, the causes of which have not been determined yet. Yousef said the fire spread across an area of around 150 hectares of the historical site, which has an overall area of 400 hectares, adding that firetrucks from Hayyan area arrived to help put out …

May 16 2020

New book by Czech writer on Queen Zenobia of Palmyra

Prague, SANA_ The Czech writer Jiri Tomek recently published a new book about the life of Queen Zenobia of Palmyra. The 385-page book, titled “Zenobia, the Queen of the Syrian Desert”, gives details about Queen Zenobia who ruled Palmyra between 267-272 AD. The author stressed that Zenobia was characterized by wisdom and knowledge, in addition to beauty, courage and great ambition. Tomek said that for the peoples of the region, Zenobia has turned into a symbol of love for the homeland, yearning for freedom and struggling against colonialism. He pointed out that he tackled the queen’s life story in the …

May 8 2020

Rehabilitation of palm trees nurseries affected by terrorism in Palmyra and its desert

Palmyra, SANA- Agriculture Directorate in Homs began to rehabilitate nurseries of palm trees in Tadmour (Palmyra) and its Badiya (desert) after damage was caused to them over past years due to terrorist acts. Speaking to SANA reporter, Director of palm trees nurseries Ahmad S’aoud Yousef pointed out to measures taken to save the remaining palm trees cultivated in those nurseries . He also pointed out to the need for rehabilitating all the wells and irrigation networks which have been damaged due to terrorism for their function in providing water and irrigating. He said that three palm nurseries were established in …

Apr 17 2020

Armed groups working for the US hands over its weapons and equipment to Syrian Army

Related Articles Palmyra, SANA – Following planning and coordination that took more than four months, the authorities secured the exit of an armed group from al-Tanf area near the Syrian-Iraqi borders, with the militants handing over their weapons and vehicles to the Syrian Arab Army. A source from the authorities involved in this process told SANA’s reporter that 28 militants and 6 drivers from the so-called “Jaish Maghawir al-Thawra” group, which works under the supervision of the US occupation forces, arrived at Palmyra city where they handed over all their weapons and equipment to take advantage of the amnesty decrees. …

Apr 14 2020

Two children martyred, another injured in landmine blast in Palmyra

Related Articles Palmyra, SANA – Two children were martyred and a third was injured when a landmine planted by Daesh (ISIS) terrorists exploded. Director of Palmyra National Hospital Dr. Walid Audeh told SANA’s reporter that the three children who were brothers had been playing near their house when a mine left behind by Daesh terrorists exploded, claiming the lives of the two older brothers, who were 6 and 7 years old. The third brother, who is three years old, sustained injuries from the blast and received treatment at the hospital in Palmyra before being taken to al-Bassel Hospital in Homs …

Mar 7 2020

Group of researchers visits archaeological sites of Palmyra

Palmyra, SANA-A group of researchers visited the archaeological sites of Palmyra city and was briefed on the damages caused to the city by attacks of “Daesh” terrorist organization. The visit of the group, which comprises 70 researchers and specialists, comes in the framework of the training program held by Ministry of Tourism. Director General of Authority of Tourist and Hotel Training Faiasal Najati said, in a statement to SANA reporter, that the program aims to enhance experience and culture of people who are interested in tourism and archaeology through the field visits. Palmyra is a tourist destination for many lovers …