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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 …

Jun 15 2021

Worldwide coronavirus death toll exceeds 3 million, and 825 thousand

Capitals, SANA-The novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 3 million and 825 thousand people worldwide since its outbreak in December 2019, according to the latest statistics by the American Worldometers website. The website added that the total number of the coronavirus cases worldwide has reached up to 176,953,132 while the death toll has climbed to 3,825,401 and the recoveries have amounted to 161,061,403. 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 615,213 deaths out of 34,331,298 infections, while India comes in …

Jun 14 2021

Qamar al-Din , a unique Syrian product with high nutritional and medical value

Damascus, SANA –  “Qamar al-Din “ is unique Syrian drink made of dried apricot paste where the production process begins in the 6th month every year after harvesting the apricot fruit. Qamar al-Din is a distinguished product throughout hundreds of years.has a high nutritional and medical value with a delicious taste as It is a very popular drink for breaking the fast in the month of Ramadan. Several versions have been proposed for the origin of Qamar al-din’s name, one version holds that it was named for its inventor, and other version holds that apricot season coincided with the sighting …

Jun 13 2021

After years of hiatus, farmers of Sheikh Miskeen re-cultivate their lands

Daraa, SANA- Amid facilitations provided by the authorities concerned and after years of hiatus due to terrorism, farmers in Sheikh Miskeen City in Daraa Province have started to cultivate their lands and harvest their crops again. The agricultural crops in Sheikh Miskeen, vary between wheat and summer vegetables such as tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, potatoes and others, in addition to the orchards of olives and grapes. In a statement to SANA reporter, Yousef al-Ghazzawi, owner of a vegetable field said that he cultivated his land in 2019, while he was unable to cultivate it between the years 2014 and 2018 due …

Jun 12 2021

His wounds sprout Wheat…Ali Mohsen example to be followed in determination

Hama, SANA- “Terrorists did not know that when they targeted my body in a car bomb, they bombed the springs of my energy and strength as my iron leg has become as a hundred legs and the four bullets they fired at me sprouted wheat spikes”, Army wounded, colonel Ali Mohsen, said. Meeting with SANA reporter, Mohsen, who is one of the Syrian Arab Army’s heroes, added that June 8th coincides the fifth anniversary of his injury while he was facing terrorist organizations. “This date is considered as the earthquake that turned my life over and became a turning point …

Jun 11 2021

Conclusive evidence shows US involvement in training and arming terrorists to carry out attacks in Syria

Damascus, SANA- The Syrian Military Public Prosecution reiterated that occupation of large areas of Syrian territory by the US and establishment of military bases and airports constitute a military aggression in the eyes of international law and the UN Charter. “The US crossed border of the Syrian Arab Republic, which is a sovereign state and an original and founding member of the United Nations, occupied large areas of the country’s territory, and set up military bases and airports ,which constitutes, according to International Law, an aggression and a military occupation, ”said the Military Public Prosecution in a statement broadcast on …

Jun 7 2021

Turkish regime continues Turkification of occupied Syrian regions

Damascus, SANA -The Turkish regime went ahead in its practices and crimes against the Syrians that aim to Turkify areas which it occupies in Syrian territories. Local sources in Idleb revealed that the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries intends to establish the so-called “General Secretariat of the Civil Registry” in the province which will be directly affiliated to the occupation authorities in addition to establishing local councils in the cities, towns and villages which are still under the control of terrorists. This method and approach of Turkish regime imitates crimes of Israeli occupation authorities against Syrian citizens in the occupied …

Jun 2 2021

New scandals reveal Erdogan arming al-Qaeda terrorist organization in Syria

Damascus, SANA- Scandals of the Turkish regime and the secrets of its close relation with terrorist organizations in Syria, including al-Qaeda, continue to uncover via videos published by Turkish mafia leader, Sadat Bakr, in which he reveals the corruption of those close to the Recep Tayyip Erdogan regime, and their involvement in serious crimes, including the support for terrorism, murder and drug trafficking. A new video, posted by Bakr, who has close relations with the Turkish regime and was circulated on social media and several media outlets, in which he confirmed the cooperation of Turkish intelligence with the mafia gangs …

Jun 1 2021

Culture Minister: diversity is Syria’s distinguished feature

Damascus, SANA-The Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2005, and ratified by Syria in 2008, calls for the protection and promotion of cultural diversity, increasing awareness of its value locally and internationally, creating conditions for the flourishing of cultures and their interaction, and encouraging dialogue between them. In the Conference of Parties Signatories to the Agreement in its eighth session, organized by UNESCO with the participation of Syria, Minister of Culture, Dr. Lubana Mshaweh , affirmed in a speech via Internet that …

May 31 2021

Syrian team comes first in the Arab open competition for the mental calculation

Qamishli, SANA-A Syrian team from the city of Qamishli which participated in the Arab open competition for the mental calculation held in Algeria via internet gained the first place after a strong 4-month competition with the participation of 2000 children. Trainer of the Syrian team, Rawdah al-Maktaf, said that Syrian child Zana Othman came first in the final stage which witnessed the participation of five children from the Syrian team. Ahmad Dirbas, Anoud al-Kirat came third in the compound level, while Sa’ad al-Khudre and Alya Faisal gained the third rank in the simple level. Last year, a Syrian team from …

May 26 2021

Al-Hassani family ‘s message from Damascus to Idleb: Participating in presidential election is a new victory

Damascus, SANA- Al-Hassani family ,who had been displaced from Idleb province due to terrorism, chose polling station in building of the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) to cast their votes in presidential election. Members of al-Hassani family residing in Damascus after the terrorist groups had displaced them from al-Dana village in Ma`arat al-Nu`man in Idleb province insisted on participating in the constitutional entitlement, and practicing their right in choosing their candidate for the post of President of the Syrian Arab Republic, affirming that the Syrians’ participation in the election process is a new victory ,which paves the way for further …

May 9 2021

Normal life returns gradually to Bassimeh village in Damascus Countryside

  Damascus Countryside, SANA- The features of normal life have been returning gradually to Bassimeh village in Barada Valley region in Damascus Countryside with the return of 20 families who have started to renovate their houses after preparing the infrastructure and the basic services by the bodies concerned.  Mazen Refaie Abu Hassan, who returned to Bassimeh at the beginning of the month of Ramadan, continues the cleaning and moving the debris in his home with great vigor. “returning to my house is a dream that has not left me for years, and today it has become a reality and I …

May 5 2021

Worldwide coronavirus death toll reaches about 100 thousand persons in a week

Capitals, SANA- World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday that more than 93,000 persons passed away by coronavirus during last week in an increase by 6% over the previous week. In its turn, Johns Hopkins American University said that the total number of worldwide infections in coronavirus increased up to more than 153,9 million cases and the total number of deaths to 3,2 million. The Us still tops the most affected countries of the virus in term of fatality as it has recorded 578,407 deaths, meanwhile the infections have amounted to 32,510,922. Brazil comes second with 411,588 deaths out of …

May 4 2021

Worldwide coronavirus death toll exceeds three million and 224 thousand

Capitals, SANA- The novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of three million and 224,000 persons worldwide since its appearance in December 2019, according to the last statistics by Worldometers Website. The Website added that the total number of infections has reached till now to 154,104,536, and the deaths have climbed up to 3,224,837, meanwhile the recoveries has reached to 131,422,582. The US still tops the worst affected countries in terms of infections and deaths as it has recorded 591,466 deaths out of 33,221,739 infections. India comes second with 222,383 deaths out of 20,275,543 infections, then Brazil comes in the …

May 1 2021

Turkish regime seizes large quantity of Syria’s share in Euphrates river

Deir Ezzor, Raqqa, SANA-The Euphrates River witnessed a significant drop in the water level during the last few days as a result of the Turkish regime seizing of large quantities of river water, preventing it from flowing towards Syria, which affected the living and agricultural situation in the countryside of Raqqa and Deir Ezzor. Governor of Raqqa, Abdul Razzaq Khalifa said in a statement to SANA that the Turkish side has reduced the water supply of the Euphrates River to Syria from 500 to 200 cubic meters per second, which prevented the operation of the turbines from generating electricity produced …

Apr 30 2021

A young man from Homs revives heritage with his artistic works

Homs, SANA- The revival of heritage is a distinguished project for a young man from Homs who mastered his work, loved it and believed in it, so success was his ally. Suleiman Sultan, thirty-four-year-old young man, told SANA that his project is dedicated to aesthetic matters, through artistic masterpieces that he makes with his own hands, in addition to reviving and recycling heritage. “His work is based on handicrafts and strange ideas, and what encouraged him to go in this field and increased his love and passion is the profession of his father, who works as an Arab carpenter.”, Suleiman …

Apr 29 2021

Sei village Sweida : fascinating picture that attracts visitor with its scenic nature

Sweida, SANA- Sei village which is located to the east of Sweida city, is distinguished by its picturesque mountainous nature, its clean air and its fruitful and forestry trees that spread among its black volcanic stones, which form with its archaeological sites a fascinating painting that attracts the visitor. The rural village of Sei, which is distinguished by its height, overlooks Qanawat town, which is rich in its historical monuments that enjoy a moderate climate in summer and snow in winter. Director of Tourism Department in Sweida, Yaroub al-Arbeed, told SANA that Sei has an important tourist, environmental and archaeological …

Apr 27 2021

Worldwide coronavirus death toll exceeds three million and 130 thousand

Capitals, SANA- The global novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 3,130,000 persons since its outbreak in December 2019, according to the last statistics issued by the American Worldometers Website. The Website added that the total number of global infections has reached up to 148,445,877 and the total number of deaths has climbed up to 3,132,315, while the recoveries have amounted to 126,062,788. The US still tops the worst affected countries in terms of infections and deaths as it has recorded 586,531 deaths, out of 32,874,180 infections. India comes second with 197,880 deaths, out of 17,625,735 infections, …

Apr 26 2021

Aleppo … Plastic exhibition commemorating the Armenian genocide

Aleppo, SANA- Exhibition of plastic artist, Ani Dishgkinian, which was inaugurated on Sunday on the occasion of the commemoration of the 106th anniversary of the crime of genocide against the Armenian people, included 42 paintings in which the mother monitored those who were displaced and unjustly killed at the hands of the criminals of the Ottoman authority in the hall of Armenian Catholic Church in al-Midan neighborhood in Aleppo. Dishgkinian pointed out in a statement to SANA reporter in Aleppo that she expressed through her paintings the immediate inner feelings of sadness and anger mixed with optimism and hope for …

Apr 17 2021

Denmark tells Syrian refugees: You can return to your homeland, to sunny Syria as your country needs you

Capitals, SANA – “Now you can return home to sunny Syria, your homeland needs you “ is a phrase spread widely on billboards in streets of Copenhagen, the Danish capital, in a campaign confirms the fact that Syria became safe after most of its territories have been liberated from terrorism ,and aims to encourage Syrian refugees to return to their homeland. The campaign of encouraging Syrians to return to their country and participating in its reconstruction kicked off in streets of Copenhagen and spread in more than one European country, which tried to exploit the file of Syrian refugees and …

Apr 17 2021

Epic of Evacuation Day… tales of sacrifice and resilience

Damascus, SANA-The Syrians commemorate on Saturday the 75th anniversary of the evacuation of French occupier while they are facing the fierce attack of the new occupiers who wage a deadly war through their terrorist agents and an economic blockade which target the Syrians in their livelihood. Terrorists and their sponsors who loot the resources of Syria are just like the soldiers of French occupier which, as soon as they came to Homeland in 1920, they began to plunder the Syrian resources and confiscate properties and agrarian crops. But that didn’t succeed in affecting their determination and they expelled the occupier …

Apr 14 2021

Young sculptor Yusha Fadel transforms wood pieces into works of art

Lattakia, SANA –  Young sculptor, Yusha Fadel, has chosen raw wood material for his artworks by creating faces and features, described with precision in details and beauty in order to make a name for himself and a status in the two fields of wood and decoration.  “I have begun this craft since 6 years, I inherited it from my father who was a teacher and carpenter, working in decoration and has an interest in calligraphy, but I added on what I learned from him a lot of modern machines and designs, particularly in the art of sculpture, so I designed …

Apr 12 2021

Expatriate researcher, Hala Qasqas launches Damascene Heritage Archive website

Ottawa, SANA-Syrian expatriate researcher, Hala Qasqas launched a website entitled “The Damascene Heritage Archive Project”, aiming at   making it an open database in which all interested researchers can contribute to its content and benefit from what will be published on it. The project is an institution that was set off from Canada with the aim of documenting the heritage of Damascus, both material and immaterial, as it began its work by launching a research documentary website.  As Damascus city has an open nature that includes various types of fabric, membership in the project has been left open to all who …

Apr 12 2021

50 paintings at Ornina Art Gallery, a tribute to late artist Bassam Jbeili

Homs, SANA- 25 plastic artists from different provinces took the opportunity to participate in Ornina Art Gallery to express their appreciation for late plastic artist, Bassam Jabili, who left an artistic imprint in contemporary plastic art life. The gallery, which was held in the archaeological hall of the Forty Martyrs’ Church in the center of the old city, embraced 50 plastic paintings from various schools and subjects dominated by a humanistic character, including hopeful emotions, while other paintings were distinguished by modernity and the merging of schools and artistic methods. Plastic artist, Jamal Ismail, said in a statement to SANA …

Apr 10 2021

American website: Washington to re-employ one of arms of al-Qaeda in Syria

Washington, SANA-Another American attempt to polish the page of terrorist organizations in Syria, as described by American “World Socialist website.” A move taken to polish the image of terrorist leader of “Jabhat al-Nusra,” Abu Mohammad al-Julani, the website says, indicating that the US campaign comes as a prelude to recruit the extremist organization in a plot to commit more crimes against Syrians and move into  a new stage of the terrorist war on Syria. The website went on to say that the platform provided by the American television network BBS that made an interview with al-Julani terrorist leader of Jabhat …

Apr 10 2021

Restoration works for ancient Arch de Triumph in Palmyra to begin on November 12th

Damascus, SANA-Director of “Stone Industry Association” in Russia , Dmitri Mediansev, said the restoration works for archaeological Arch de Triumph in the city of Palmyra will start on November 12th,2021. “ During the past two days, some field actions were done.. we inspected the site and undertook outlining projects in cooperation with General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums in Syria,” Mediansev said in a press statement to SANA following a meeting held between Syrian ruin experts and their Russian counterpart at National Museum of Damascus. He added that the Russian experts’ team comprises special engineers in the fields of reconstruction, …

Mar 13 2021

Tamiko supplies local markets with 50 kinds of pharmaceuticals after production lines started to recover

Damascus, SANA-  Arab Company for the pharmaceutical industry Tamiko in al-Mlaiha area in Damascus countryside managed to return to produce pharmaceuticals and cover the need of the local markets with more than 50 kinds of pharmaceuticals following eight years of stop due to terrorism and to turning its administrational headquarters in Bab Sharqi area in Damascus into a factory. Director of Tamiko Dr. Fidaa Ali told SANA in a statement that the company was able to produce various kinds of medicines like dry and liquid syrup, tablets and capsule, in addition to a group of products related to combating coronavirus …

Mar 11 2021

Children return to their classrooms in eastern Ghota after rehabilitating 77 schools, a return which terrorism attempted to hinder for years

Damascus Countryside, SANA- Children returned to their classrooms in eastern Ghota after rehabilitating 77 schools, a return which terrorism attempted to hinder for years. Hala Zain FORUM

Mar 9 2021

Plastic artist Mustafa …artistic experiment based on history and myths

Tartous, SANA –Rich and artistic experiences embodied by sculptor, Munzer Mustafa, in his artistic works since childhood, through which he reflects his inner world and feelings, transforming them by his way into unique tangible sculptures in order to spread art as a humanitarian message that provokes hope, giving and pleasure in the souls of people. Mustafa told SANA that he has taught the art of sculpture by nature since childhood, adding that he used to choose a stone and hold it with his both hands, so he began to sculpt via various forms, starting from his subconscious in choosing the …

Mar 4 2021

Spanish court sues network involved in sending money and weapons to terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Madrid, SANA- The Supreme National Court in the Spanish capital, Madrid, has begun the trial of a terrorist network composed of 7 persons involved in sending weapons, military uniforms, explosives and money to Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS “Daesh” terrorist organizations in Syria and Iraq. Spanish Newspaper EL PAÍS sources indicated that the leader of the terrorist network, a Syrian with Dutch nationality, used his company named “Black Tiger” for the trade of second-hand clothing based in the Spanish coastal city of Alicante in order to export materials to terrorists through the Turkish port of Mersin in containers camouflaged with second-hand …

Feb 24 2021

Health sector in Homs province overcomes impacts of terrorism, gradually recovers

Related Articles Homs, SANA- Health sector in Homs province has managed to gradually recover after being systematically affected by destruction and sabotage due to terrorism which destroyed the hospitals and health centers and plundered the medical equipment, tools and medicines. After the province has restored stability due to the efforts of the Syrian Arab Army, the recovery stage has started through rehabilitating and restoring the damaged facilities in all areas. Director of Homs Health Department Dr.Msallam Atassi told SANA reporter in a statement that the rate of the damage affected the health sector during the war reached 60 percent when …

Feb 24 2021

Relentless efforts for recovery of health sector in Deir Ezzor Province

Deir Ezzor, SANA- In mid-February, the Cabinet agreed on sending twenty doctors, monthly, with all specialties to Deir Ezzor hospital to provide health services to the locals in the province around the clock. Dr. Bashar al-Shuaibi, Director of Deir Ezzor Health Department, said the terrorist war and the blockade imposed on the province have caused a shortage in the specialized and resident doctors, in addition to the abstention of the doctors from contracting with the Health Ministry. He noted that the decision of sending the doctors will help in filling the deficiency and providing Health Sector with resident doctors. In …

Feb 24 2021

Syrian engineer honored as best PhD student at Iran University of Science and Technology

Tehran, SANA- Syrian Architect, Mohammad Salah El-Din Shayyah, has received a certificate of appreciation for winning the first place after achieving the highest university average during the years of academic attainment, and for being the best foreign student studying at the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) after passing the comprehensive specialized examination at the PhD stage. In an interview with SANA, Shayyah said that he graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at Aleppo University in 2009, and he obtained a master’s degree in building energy management in 2011 before traveling to complete his PhD study in Iran within …

Feb 21 2021

 Syrian equestrian regains brilliance in international show jumping championships

Abu Dhabi, SANA- Syrian Equestrian has regained its brilliance in the international championships of the horse show jumping after cutout from foreign participation last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, which has affected sport around the world. In the one-star and two-star Sharjah International Show Jumping Championship the Syrian knights have achieved good results as knight captain Yaser al-Sharif was ranked in the 4th  position in a time of 30.63 sec., while rider Amro Hamsho won the 5th position in a time of 31.28 sec. within the  two consecutive round competition and its course is designed with hit barriers height …

Feb 17 2021

Areas cultivated with medical, aromatic corps in Hasaka exceed 31 thousand hectares

Hasaka, SANA-The total areas cultivated with medical and aromatic corps in Hasaka province for the current season have reached up to 31,458 Hectares distributed over the areas of agricultural stability. Director of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Directorate, Eng. Rajab Salameh, told SANA reporter that the areas planted with these corps have been distributed as follows:  11,550 hectares of cumin, 16,200 hectares of coriander and 3,700 hectares of fennel flower. Most of these corps have been rainfed, especially in the northern regions of the province, and in the countryside of Hasaka and Qamishli cities. Rajab added that these corps are marketed …

Feb 16 2021

Al-Ghamqa spring … secrets and mysteries narrate tales of ancestors and water mills

Tartous, SANA – Al-Ghammqa spring is considered as one of the charming tourist destinations in al-Jarweya village in Safita northern countryside, Tartous province, particularly in winter and spring seasons where the area surrounding the spring turns into a place crowded with visitors seeking to relax in the atmosphere of attractive nature. Director of al-Jarweya municipality, Ghali Isber told SANA that Ghammqa Spring is 30 km from Tartous city and 3 km from Safita, pouring out from a natural limestone rocky basin. He noted that the spring is seasonal, since it floods in winter and dries up in summer. The spring …

Feb 15 2021

Israeli occupation violations of archeological heritage in the occupied Syrian Golan continue

Damascus, SANA- The feverish attempts of the Israeli occupation entity, since its occupation of the Syrian Arab Golan in June 1967, have never succeeded in finding any evidence on their allegations for any existence on this precious area of the homeland. Since the first months of the occupation, the authorities of this entity have conducted archaeological surveys and excavations in the Golan in an effort to falsify historic facts, and subsequently loot, steal and sell Syrian antiquities. Dr. Camellia Abu Jabal, a professor at Damascus University, Department of History, in a scientific seminar entitled “Zionist violations of the antiquities of …

Feb 15 2021

Syrian Science Olympiad team gains bronze medal at IT International Competition

Damascus, SANA- The Syrian Science Olympiad team has won a bronze medal at “Info (1) Cup” International Competition for Information Technology (IT), organized online by Romania, with the participation of students from 13 countries.  In a statement to SANA, Distinction and Creativity Agency said that Hussein Ahmad Busabit, a student from the Syrian national team for Science Olympiad for Information Technology /IT/, Damascus province, al-Bassel High School for Outstanding Students, won the bronze medal in the competition. The Agency noted that this is the first international participation for the Syrian Science Olympiad Team for the year 2021. It added that …

Feb 14 2021

US memo: Daesh uses Turkish territories as its “own ATM”  

Damascus, SANA – Many reports and documents revealed that Turkish regime is involved in supporting terrorist organizations in Syria and the region with weapons, establishing training camps and logistic support with participation of terrorist Daesh organization in the oil trade, which provided the extremist organization with large financial returns. A memorandum published by American Website Monitor, noted that the role of Turkish regime, led by Recep  Tayyip Erdogan in financing terrorist Daesh organization, starting from its territories. The memo  affirmed the extremist organization nets are still able to reach cash reserves estimated at about $ 100 million hidden in regions …

Feb 13 2021

Global new coronavirus infections curve continues to drop

Paris, SANA- The new coronavirus infections curve continued to decline this week, recording the lowest level since last October. With an average of 412,700 daily infections worldwide this week, the curve continues its decline which began a month ago, according to the statistics of French Press Agency. France Press said the new infections continued to decline this week, “minus 16 percent,” since a record number of 743,000 new infections were recorded in the week between 5 to 11 of January, and dropped to their lowest level since the week between 17 and 23 October. During one month, new infections around …

Feb 11 2021

A Youngman from Raqqa city challenges terrorism by music

Qamishli, SANA– Following Daesh terrorist organization has entered the city of Raqqa, the 23-year old young man Harutyun Madarjian started the trip of leaving his city heading towards Qamishli city in which Madarjian managed to open an institute for music to be his weapon in the face of terrorism which has destroyed his city and displaced its people. ‏Young Harot, as the locals of Qamishli city called him, narrated his trip to Qamishli as it was full of fear of terrorism which dominated the city of Raqqa, he stopped his study at the Faculty of Economics, Harot decided to open …

Feb 8 2021

Al-Auda valley… an echo writes a history among two banks that refuse division

Damascus, SANA – Wadi al-Auda “Return valley” is a heart that pulses with Will and determination which resists elapse. The valley is located in the liberated area of Majdal Shams in the occupied Syrian Arab Golan. Sameer Abu Saleh, son of Majdal Shams, told SANA that the house of his family is located few meters away from the barbed wire, set up by the Israeli occupation authorities , which prevented him from contacting with his family and land where he was brought up and had a lot of memories. “On this land, fiercest battles have been carried on, where the …

Feb 8 2021

Worldwide Coronavirus death toll exceeds two million, and 326 thousand

Capitals, SANA-The novel coronavirus “Covid-19” has claimed lives of 2,326,000 people worldwide, according to the latest statistics issued by the American Worldometers Website. The Website added that the total number of coronavirus infections worldwide has reached up till now to 106,671,041, and the death toll has climbed up to 2,326,717, meanwhile the recoveries have amounted to 78,360,931. The US still tops the most affected countries in terms of deaths and infections, recording 474,884 deaths out of 27,606,896 infections. Meanwhile, India comes second with 155,114 deaths out of 10,838,843 infections, while Brazil is in the third place with 231,561 deaths out …

Feb 7 2021

Syrian expatriate wins Educational Oscar Award in Dubai   

Damascus, SANA- Syrian expatriate journalist, Muhammad Issam Mahho, has won the Dubai International Award for Human Resources Development, the Educational Oscar, for the most popular educational video category, titled (I am the creation of my mother), with more than 15 million views. In a statement to SANA, Mahho expressed his pleasure as Syria, the cradle of civilization and the first alphabet, has been one of the six countries which won the educational Oscar. “We may not have the sophisticated technology which is possessed by some countries, but we do have strong minds that are capable of creativity and innovation”, Mahho …

Feb 3 2021

Syrian adolescent conveys awareness messages about Coronavirus through his drawings  

Daraa, SANA –  Mohamad Yahya al-Qassem has been fond of drawing and photography since he was a child which pushed him to develop his artistic abilities in this domain by following specialized courses, and at the age of 16 he reached an advanced stage in the plastic art surpassing the capabilities of his peers, particularly as he started the portrait art, in which he found a wide space to express his ideas and convey his perceptions. “Drawing has become a part and parcel of my daily life, especially portrait art which is my artistic choice as it is the most …

Feb 3 2021

How a displaced Syrian woman succeeded to launch her prosperous project?

Lattakia, SANA – After she has been displaced from Aleppo city due to terrorism, Ena’am Shahin lived in Ayn al-Baida village, Lattakia countryside, along with her family where she opened her small shop and she has started her project of manufacturing and selling about 15 types of dishwashing liquids using rich natural products. Shahin, who obtained an ISO 9001 certificate, is preparing to present new products through her project which she gave a brand name as “Brix”. “When I came to Lattakia with my family, we didn’t have anything because we were displaced from Aleppo city due to terrorist threats, …

Jan 28 2021

With a capital of SYP 62.6 billion, 1066 industrial establishments enter phase of production in 2020

Damascus, SANA- The pace of work and investment in the industrial sector was rated as good due to the facilitations and the procedures adopted by the government in this frame, as about 1066 artisanal, industrial and investment establishments put into services during the past year with a capital of SYP 62.627 billion which are scheduled to provide 4,849 job opportunities, despite of the situation that the country is passing through due to the unilateral coercive measures and the impacts of the coronavirus, the Industrial Investment Directorate at the Industry Ministry said. In its report for the year 2020, the Directorate …

Jan 25 2021

American journalist calls on Biden to end US coercive measures against Syria

Ottawa-SANA- American journalist and Assistant of Former US Senator Richard Black, Janice Kortkamp, has called on US President Joe Biden to lift the unilateral coercive measures imposed by Washington on Syria, and to end the illegal US occupation of its territory if he wants to restore his country’s credibility in the world. Canadian Global Research website quoted Kortkamp as saying that the US sanctions and the blockade it imposes on Syria harms the Syrian people in the first place, as it sabotages the economy and starves the Syrians, adding that it is “in fact an economic terrorism against entire peoples.” …

Jan 21 2021

More than 24 thousand hectares cultivated with medicinal, aromatic crops in Hasaka

Hasaka, SANA-The areas cultivated with medicinal and aromatic crops in Hasaka province for the current season have reached about 24,200 hectares distributed over various areas of agricultural stability. Director of al-Hasaka Agriculture Department, Eng. Rajab Salameh, in a statement to SANA reporter on Thursday, said that the cultivated areas included 4,800 hectares of cumin, 15,700 hectares of coriander and 3,700 hectares of black seed, all concentrated in the first and second agricultural stabilization areas and in a part of the third one. The total area cultivated with medicinal and aromatic crops in al-Hasaka province during the last season was estimated …

Jan 21 2021

Palestinians reject Israeli occupation scheme to build 2,600 new settlement units

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA -Israeli occupation continues to breach the international law and the international legitimacy resolutions, as it announced on Wednesday a new plan to establish 2,600 settlement units on the occupied Palestinian territories days after announcing a plan to establish 800 new units as part of the settlement and Judization war that aims to isolate Palestinian cities and villages from each other in implementation of the so-called (Deal of the Century). Palestinian Presidential Spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh indicated in a statement that the occupation settlement schemes constitute a flagrant violation of the international legitimacy resolutions, on top of which …