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Tuesday weather: Temperatures below average, skies partly cloudy

Damascus, SANA- The temperatures will continue to drop to become slightly below average as the country is affected by a superficial low pressure coming from the southeast and accompanied by western air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere. Meteorology Department expected in its Tuesday bulletin that the skies will be partly cloudy in …

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China Ambassador: China will provide immediate support for Syria reconstruction

Damascus, SANA – State Minister of the National Reconciliation Affairs Dr. Ali Haidar affirmed that China could play an important role in consolidating local reconciliations, adding that Syria needs China’s efforts in the reconstruction stage. During a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador in Syria Qi Qianjin, Haidar said that local recon... Read More »

Cuban Embassy hosts reception ceremony marking 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s absence

Damascus, SANA – The Cuban Embassy in Damascus on Monday held a reception ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of Ernesto Che Guevara’s absence. Speaking at the ceremony, Cuban Ambassador Rogerio Manuel Santana said that the fighting spirit of the legendary Che Guevara still present and it is best represented by the heroism and bravery... Read More »

Center for Russian language teaching coordination opened

Damascus, SANA – A Russian center for coordinating cooperating in Russian language teaching was opened at the International and Cultural Relations Department of the University of Damascus. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister of Higher Education Atef Naddaf highlighted the importance of the center in terms of boosting teaching of Russian lang... Read More »

Syria wins bronze medal at Shotokan Karate Championship

Budapest, SANA- Syrian athlete Mohammad Hasna Babilli won a bronze medal at the World Shotokan Karate Championship which is hosted by Hungary with the participation of 42 states. Babili, 57 years old, harvested the bronze medal at the open-weight individual fighting competition for the second year in a row. R.Jazaeri/Ghossoun

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Syrian and Russian technical experts start meeting in Sochi

Sochi, SANA – Syrian and Russian technical experts started their meeting in Sochi on Monday within the tenth session of Syrian-Russian joint committee for economic, commerce, scientific and technical cooperation. The committee is co-headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem and Russian Deputy Prime Minister ... Read More »