Damascus, SANA_ Alwan “colors” sports marathon dubbed “I love you Syria” kicked off on Friday with the participation of about 3000 young men and women from Damascus and and other governorates. The event conveys the message of joy, love and peace from Syria to the world and confirms that Syria is fine. The governorate of …

Vienna, SANA_ The Patriarch of Antioch and the whole East for Melkite Greek Catholic Yousef al-Absi renewed calls for lifting the unilateral coercive economic measures being imposed on Syria. Following the mass, he made along with the archbishop of the Austrian city of Salzburg Franz Lackner, al-Absi said that the Syrian people are suffering very …

Damascus, SANA_ Syria has joined the International Network of Animal Welfare Protection that aims to enhance international cooperation in protecting animals from diseases and developing policies related to this issue. This step was done during the 15th meeting of the Middle East Regional Committee of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) held in Abu …

Sofia, SANA-Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic participated in the 25th edition of the charitable diplomat bazaar, which was organized by the International Women’s Club of Sofia, with the participation of a number of embassies accredited in Bulgaria, and organizations and bodies that concerned with the social affairs and charity and humanitarian works. The Syrian …

Damascus, SANA- Temperatures remain lower than average in most areas as the country is affected by a low air pressure in all layers of the atmosphere accompanied by a relatively wet and cold air. The Meteorology Department expected in its Saturday bulletin that the skies will be partly cloudy in general to cloudy over the …

Governorates, SANA-Church of Mar Elias in Fayroza town in Homs countryside lit the Christmas tree in celebration of the approach of Christmas and the New Year amid popular, religious and civil activities. The tree length is 18 meter decorated with different kinds of colorful lights. Meanwhile, Mhardah city in Hama countryside also celebrated lighting the …

Aleppo, SANA – Syrian Arab Army units carried out concentrated strikes on terrorist groups’ positions and movements in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo province in response for the terrorists’ attacks on Aleppo city and other safe areas in the southwestern countryside. SANA’s reporter said that army units operating in Aleppo countryside targeted with concentrated fire …

Rome, SANA_ Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterated the need to eradicate terrorism in Idleb, settle the crisis in Syria and to make efforts for reconstruction and the return of displaced Syrians to their country. Lavrov, during a joint news conference with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio in Rome on Friday, said: “We reaffirmed …

Rome, SANA_ Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed with the UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen the situation in Syria and the need to continue the intra-Syrian dialogue without any external interference. “A common opinion was expressed on contributing to a sustainable and fruitful dialogue between Syrians without outside interference,” Sputnik news agency quoted …

Damascus, SANA_ To arrive to Mahmoud Sayyala’s shop, the owner of a shop in al-Qabaqbiya Souk,adjacent to the Umayyad Mosque, in not difficult since he is one of the few who master the profession of clog making, for it has nearly died out. It is now sought only as a souvenir by tourists as part …

Vienna, SANA- Syria affirmed its commitment to enhancing the implementation of legal instruments related to the work of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).  That came when Syria’s Permanent Representative to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna  Bassam al-Sabbagh deposited with the IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi the instrument of ratification of Syrian government of the …

Damascus, SANA-“ Damascus First Marathon” to support people with intellectual disabilities was launched on Friday from Damascus-based al-Faiha Sports City with a participation of 3500 persons. The marathon is organized by the Syrian Special Olympics Foundation, in cooperation with Damascus Governorate and Education Ministry on the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons. School …

Damascus, SANA- Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad on Thursday received Acting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Christian Saunders. Mikdad expressed satisfaction with the UN General Assembly’s resolution to renew mandate of UNRWA for three more years, which majority of UN member …