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Updated-Lavrov: Russia moves ahead with resolving crisis in Syria and supporting Syrian talks in Geneva

Moscow, SANA – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that his country is moving ahead with resolving the crisis in Syria, activating the Astana platform, and supporting the Syrian talks in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations in accordance with international resolution no.2254. In a press conference with European Un... Read More »

Terrorists target al-Baramkeh area in Damascus with rocket shells

Damascus, SANA – Terrorist organizations fired two rocket shells at al-Baramkeh area in Damascus, causing material damage. A source at Damascus Police Command told SANA that terrorist groups located in the Eastern Ghouta area in Damascus Countryside fired two rocket shells which landed in al-Baramkeh area, causing material damage. Hazem Sabbagh

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President al-Assad issues decree exempting debtors to Syrian Telecom from fees upon settling debts

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued legislative decree no. 17 for 2017 on exempting debtors to Syrian Telecom company from interest and other due fees if they settle their debts. The decree covers debtors to Syrian Telecom who have subscribed for landline, telex, wireless devices, or ship communication services, and debtors in all for... Read More »

China’s Special Envoy to Syria: Political settlement is only way for solving crisis in Syria

Cairo, SANA- China’s Special Envoy to Syria Xie Xiaoyan stressed on Sunday that the only way for solving the crisis in Syria is through political settlement with peace negotiations. The Syrian parties should not divert from the correct path as political settlement through negotiations, and they should also show political will to engage in dia... Read More »

115 militants and some of their families leave al-Waer neighborhood in Homs

Homs, SANA- A new batch of militants and some of their family members who reject the reconciliation agreement in al-Waer neighborhood on Monday started to leave the neighborhood in a step towards ending all the armed manifestations in it and restoring the state institutions to the neighborhood. SANA’s reporter in Homs said that 16 buses …

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Monday weather forecast: Temperatures around average, skies partly cloudy in general

Damascus, SANA- The temperatures will remain around average as the country is affected by a superficial low air pressure accompanied by western air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere. The Meteorology Department expected in its Monday bulletin that the skies will be clear to partly cloudy in general while the weather will be …

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