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Shaaban: There is U.S. recognition that Russia knows the region better

Damascus, SANA – Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban said the West has retracted on Syria and its media is trying to save some face. “For the first time the West finds that when it wants to do something it can’t,” Shaaban told the Syrian Television in an interview aired on Wednesday. Yet, she …

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President al-Assad receives congratulatory cables on occasion of Eid al-Adha holiday

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday received congratulatory cables on occasion of Eid al-Adha holiday. The first cable was from the First Sharia Judge in Damascus Mahmoud al-Ma’arawi, who confirmed that Thursday September 24th is the first day of Eid al-Adha, offering the sincerest congratulations to the President on this ... Read More »

Updated-Al-Jaafari: International change on Syria prompted by the Syrian army

New York, SANA – Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said on Wednesday there are signs and indications beyond doubt on an international change regarding the crisis in Syria. This change took place because the Syrian Arab army has asserted itself on the ground and because the Syrian government has handled the crisis ..... Read More »

Ambassador Haddad: Syrian army is the sole force on land that confronts ISIS

Moscow, SANA-Syria’s Ambassador in Moscow Riad Haddad said on Wednesday that the Syrian Arab army is still the only force on land in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organization. “The Russian soldiers don’t participate meantime in the fight along with the Syrian army against ISIS, but if there …

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Army kills 50 terrorists in Aleppo, 100 ISIS members in Deir Ezzor

Provinces, SANA – Dozens of terrorists were killed as the army units carried out intensified operations against their positions, destroying also their equipment and heavy weapons. Aleppo 50 ISIS and Nusra terrorists killed At least 50 terrorists, mostly from Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS, were killed as the army units targeted their positions and hideou... Read More »

Arab and foreign youths visit terrorism-stricken ancient Maaloula town

Damascus Countryside, SANA – A number of Arab and foreign students and journalists, of those participating in the International Conference for Youths in Damascus, visited the terrorism-stricken Maaloula town on Wednesday. The iconic ancient town, located near Damascus, was overrun by terrorist organizations in September 2013. Maaloula, which is hom... Read More »