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Prime Minister tours Souq al-Midan marketplace in Damascus

Damascus, SANA – Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Saturday toured Souq al-Midan marketplace in Damascus, meeting local shop owners and people shopping at the eve of Eid al-Fitr holiday. Premier Khamis talked with shop owners about the state of commerce, and they told him that retail activities are much better than they were in previous …

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Sunday is first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Damascus, SANA – First Sharia Judge of Damascus Mahmoud al-Maarawi announced on Saturday evening that Sunday June 25th is first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday. On this occasion, President Bashar al-Assad received congratulatory cables from al-Maarawi and from the Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Minister Mohammad Abdelsattar al-Sayyed, Justice Minist... Read More »

3.1 earthquakes strikes east of Hasaka

Damascus, SANA – An earthquake of 3.1 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered on Saturday afternoon 47 kilometers east of Hasaka. The National Center for Earthquakes told SANA that the earthquake occurred at 16:52 local time at latitude 36.46 and longitude 41.27 and at a depth of 15 kilometers. Hazem Sabbagh

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672 detainees released from prison

Damascus, SANA – Hundreds of detainees were released from prison on Saturday in the framework of supporting the ongoing local reconciliations in all provinces. Justice Minister Hisham Mohammad al-Shaar said that 672 persons from various provinces have been released, including 588 detainees that were at Damascus Central Prison, 91 of whom bein... Read More »

300 food packages distributed in Quneitra province

Quneitra, SANA – 300 food packages provided by Russia were distributed to families of martyrs, the wounded, the displaced and needy people in the eastern countryside of Quneitra province. The humanitarian aid came within the framework of Russia’s support to the Syrian people and their steadfastness against terrorism.  

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Updated-Nine citizens killed, tens injured in terrorist attacks in Deir Ezzor, Aleppo

Deir Ezzor, Aleppo, SANA – 9 civilians were killed and 45 others were injured in terrorist mortar attacks by ISIS on the besieged neighborhoods of Deir Ezzor. SANA reporter said Saturday that the ISIS terrorists fired during the past 24 hours a number of mortar rounds at al-Qusour neighborhood and its surroundings in the city, …

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