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UNESCO: Combating smuggling Syrian antiquities top priority

Sofia, SANA- Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova warned that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is carrying out wide-scale looting of antiquities in Syria, announcing that combating antiquity trafficking is UNESCO’s top priority. “Satellite imagery shows ... Read More »

Syria and South Africa discuss relations & cooperation

Damascus, SANA – Minister of Transportation Ghazwan Kher Bek discussed on Wednesday with South Africa’s Ambassador in Syria Shaun Byneveldt means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries. Minister Kher Bek said Syria is interested in the expertise of South Africa in the fields of maritime and rail transportation, highlighting the im... Read More »

VP presents Order of Merit to family of archeologist al-Asaad

Damascus, SANA – Representing President Bashar al-Assad, Vice President Najah al-Attar presented the Syrian Order of Merit of Excellent Degree to the family of the late archeologist Khaled al-Asaad in a ceremony held on Wednesday at Al-Assad National Library. President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree granting al-Assad the Order of Merit for his ach... Read More »

Agriculture Ministry, ACSAD, and ACF discuss cooperation

Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Agriculture, the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD), and the Spanish Anti-Hunger Organization (ACF) discussed on Wednesday means to enhance cooperation between them. Agriculture Minister Ahmad al-Qadri pointed out to the prospects of future cooperation in supporting the livestock sector, wate... Read More »

Naryshkin: Russia will continue arms supplies to Syria

Moscow, SANA-Moscow will continue supplying weapons to Syria in accordance with the international law, Speaker of the Russian State Duma, Sergey Naryshkin has said. “Russia has carried out and is still carrying out weapons supplies to the Syrian army… Russia never hid it… We have been doing it and we will continue doing it in accordance with ... Read More »

Syria and UNRWA stress commitment to cooperation

Damascus, SANA – Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad on Tuesday met Commissioner-General of the UNRWA Pierre Krahenbuhl, stressing to him Syria’s commitment to ensuring that humanitarian aid reaches Palestinians in all camps in Syria. During the meeting, Mikdad said the terrorist organizations like ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra, an... Read More »