Hassan Abdullah al-Nouri announces himself second presidential candidateRussia, Lebanon reiterate solution in Syria must be politicalPresident al-Assad Issues Decree on Forming Higher Judicial Committee for Elections Al-Jaafari: Syria rejects use of chemical weapons, recent claims meant to disturb election arrangements Information Ministry: Names announced by media outlets as presidential candidates untrue
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Hassan Abdullah al-Nouri announces himself second presidential candidate


Damascus, (SANA) (Update1) A second candidacy for presidency was announced Thursday by Hassan Abdullah al-Nouri who submitted an application to the Supreme Constitutional Court to this effect...Read more

Russia, Lebanon reiterate solution in Syria must be political

Moscow, (SANA) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov affirmed that there cannot be an alternative to a peaceful solution in Syria based on the Geneva Communique of June 2012...Read more

Development projects worth SYP 4 billionopened in Lattakia

Damascus, (SANA) Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi laid Thursday the foundation stones of and inaugurated a number of vital development projects in the coastal province of Lattakia at a cost of ...Read more

Army units foil terrorists' infiltration attempts


Provinces, (SANA) Army units ON Thursday thwarted a terrorist group's infiltration attempt from the direction of Bait Berri to the safe areas in Aleppo and left a number of its members killed or injured ...Read more
Five civilians injured by terrorist mortar attack in Damascus

Damascus, SANA_ Five civilians, including two children, were injured as a mortar shell was fired by terrorists on al-Akaybeh neighborhood near al-Amara area in Damascus. ...Read more
Holy Mass Marks Armenian Genocide's 99th Anniversary


Damascus, (SANA) A holy Mass was held on Thursday at St. Sarkis Church for Armenian Orthodox of Damascus Parish to mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide at the hands of Ottomans in 1915 . ...Read more
Al-Jaafari: Syria rejects use of chemical weapons, recent claims meant to disturb election arrangements


New York, (SANA) The main goal of the latest allegations on the use ofchlorine gas bySyrian Arab Army is to disturb the successful arrangements ofpresidential elections in Syria, Syria's Permanent Representative toUN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari stressed. ...Read more

Foreign Ministry:Holding presidential elections on time is a Syrian sovereign decision that no country is allowed to interfere in


Damascus, (SANA) A spokesman for the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said the Syrian Arab Republic stresses that its decision to hold presidential elections on schedule is a purely sovereign ...Read more

PM: Government is working to achieve economic growth for first time in three years


Damascus, (SANA) Prime Minister Dr. Wael al-Halqi stressed the importance of partnership between public and private industrial sectors and assembling...Read more

Information Ministry: Names announced by media outlets as presidential candidates untrue


Damascus, (SANA)Information Ministry said there is “not a shred of truth” to the names announced by media outlets as candidates to presidential elections in Syria...Read more

242persons have their files settled in Homs, Quneitra


Homs, Qunaitera, SANA, Competent authorities Wednesday settled the cases of 127 persons who have been evacuated from Homs old city after they had pledged not to carry out any act ...Read more
After 99 years of Turkish massacres against Armenians, Erdogan repeats his grandparents' black history
Damascus, SANA, Ninety-nine years have passed and the blood of nearly a million and a half Armenians perished at the hands of the sultans of the...Read more

Interior minister: Armys victories evidence of ingrained culture of defending homeland


Damascus, (SANA) Interior Minister, Mohammad al-Shaar said that no power in the world can bend the will of the Syrian people...Read more
Rally in Palmyra in support of army

Palmyra, (SANA) Citizens of Palmyra city in Homs took to the streets to commemorate 68th anniversary of Independence Day and to support ...Read more

Mikdad: Int'l community should shoulder responsibilities regarding clearing region of WMDs


Damascus, (SANA) Deputy Foreign and ExpatriatesMinister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad discussed with Head of the Joint Mission of UN and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW...Read more
Minister of Culture: Documenting material and immaterial heritage has great cultural and human value
Damascus, (SANA) –The Days of Syrian Heritage, organized by the Ministry of Culture for three days, ended Wednesday with a tribute to innovators of Syrian...Read more

National Reconciliation Committee, Minister Haidar discuss coordination mechanisms


Damascus, (SANA) The National Reconciliation Committee atPeople's Assembly and State Minister for National Reconciliation Affairs Ali Haidar discussed on Wednesday coordination regarding the issues of abductees, missing people, and detainees...Read more
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