Sweida, SANA – Syrian Arab Army units continued to advance in their operations against Daesh (ISIS) terrorists in the Badiya desert. SANA’s correspondent said that army units carried out precise concentrated operations targeting Daesh hideouts in the far northeastern part of Sweida province in the direction of the Badiya desert, inflicting heavy losses against the …

Quneitra, SANA – Terrorists set fire to farmlands in Tal al-Hamriya area south of Hadar village in Quneitra countryside. SANA’s correspondent said that terrorists set fire to vineyards and orchards in Tal al-Hamriya area on Friday evening, causing a large number of fruit trees to burn down. The correspondent said that it is difficult to …

Sweida, SANA – Terrorists located in the eastern countryside of Daraa province targeted with mortar shells the village of Dama in the northwestern countryside of Sweida province, causing material damage. SANA’s correspondent in Sweida said that terrorists located in al-Lajat area in Daraa’s eastern countryside fired 5 mortar shells at Dama village in the far …

Vienna, SANA- Syria’s national football team continues its training camp in the Austrian capital of Vienna in preparation for the AFC Asian Cup finals scheduled in the UAE early next year. As a part of the camp, the team will play three friendly matches with teams from Japan, Slovenia and Azerbaijan. 25 players are participating …

Damascus, SANA- The Narcotics Department in Homs arrested a drug dealer and seized an amount of Captagon tablets that was in his possession. 60,000 Captagon tablets, seized with the dealer’s possession, were hidden inside the car that he was driving, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Friday. Manar/Ghossoun

Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that terrorists used the chemical weapons in Syria through Western Europe-made equipment. “Chemical weapons in Syria were produced by militants and equipment was manufactured in Western Europe,” Zakharova said Friday at a briefing of the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense. She added that …

New York, SANA – Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN, Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, said that colonialism constitutes a crime which violates the Charter of the United Nations, the Declaration on Decolonization and principles of the International Law. Al-Jaafari made his remarks during a meeting for the UN Special Committee on Decolonization on the issue of …

Damascus Countryside, SANA- A ministerial delegation, headed by Prime Minister Imad Khamis, inspected on Thursday the rehabilitation works in the industrial areas in al-Qaboun, al-Zablatani and al-Qadam. During the tour, Khamis called on all service establishments to complete supplying those areas with basic services within 30 days, giving a period of 60 days for all …

Geneva, SANA- Activities of joint meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) and Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) kicked off on Thursday in Geneva with participation of Syria. The meeting will last till June 23rd to discuss the status of human rights in the region and means of developing …

Sweida, SANA- Two civilians were martyred and three others were injured due to a terrorist attack with shells on the city of Sweida. SANA’s reporter in Sweida said that terrorists positioned in the eastern countryside of Daraa fired a number of rocket shells on the residential neighborhoods of Sweida city, claiming the live of a …

Damascus, SANA – Head of the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums, Mahmoud Hamoud, said that the Directorate is filing a file for stolen antiquities to be submitted to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Criminal Police Organization – INTERPOL with the aim of intensifying international cooperation and efforts …

Quneitra, SANA-An army unit on Thursday foiled an attack by Jabhat al-Nusra-linked terrorists on a number of military posts in the surroundings of al-Baath City in Quneitra. SANA reporter said that an army unit, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, engaged in violent clashes with Jabhat al-Nusra- affiliated terrorist groups which infiltrated from the …

Quneitra, SANA- Terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization attacked citizens’ houses with mortar shells again in the village of Jiba, 10 km to the northeast of Quneitra. SANA reporter in Quneitra said that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists on Wednesday fired 3 mortar shells on the village of Jiba in the northeastern countryside, one of …