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Syria, Armenia discuss enhancing bilateral relations

Damascus, SANA- Speaker of the People’s Assembly Hadiyeh Abbas affirmed on Wednesday the importance of strengthening the historical relations between the two peoples in Syria and Armenia and the need to promote them at all levels to serve the interest of the two friendly countries. During a meeting with Armenia’s Ambassador to Syria Arshak Poladian... Read More »

Joseph Absi elected Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch

Beirut, SANA – The Melkite Greek Catholic Synodus which has been convening in the Patriarchate summer headquarters in Aley in Lebanon since Monday elected Archbishop Joseph Absi as the new Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church. Absi was born in Damascus in 1946, studied at the Messengers of St. Paul Society, and was ordained …

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Shaaban: Syria’s steadfastness will change history, Palestine will remain the compass

Damascus, SANA – Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban asserted that Arabs cannot exist without resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict in a manner that guarantees their dignity and future, asserting that victory is forthcoming. In a speech at the Al-Quds Cultural Day which began its activities on Wednesday at Dar al-Baath in Damas... Read More »

Material damage caused by terrorists’ shells on Damascus and its Countryside

Damascus, SANA – Terrorist groups on Wednesday targeted residential neighborhoods in Damascus, causing material damage only in a new violation of the Russian de-escalation memorandum in Syria. A source at Damascus Police Command said that two mortar shells fired by terrorists landed in al-Baramkeh and al-Sabe’a Bahrat neighborhoods in Damascu... Read More »

Cabinet sets date of Eid al-Fitr Holiday from 25 to 29 of June

Damascus, SANA – Cabinet on Wednesday issued an announcement that sets the date of Eid al-Fitr Holiday from Sunday 25th June, 2017 to Thursday 29th June, 2017.

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Peace and Love art forum concludes activities with exhibition

Lattakia, SANA – The “Peace and Love” art forum concluded its 15 days of activities on with an exhibition held on Tuesday at La Mera Hotel in Lattakia, showcasing dozens of the oil paintings and wood sculptures created during the event. The paintings of participating artists drew inspiration from the environment around them, with Syria ... Read More »