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February, 2015

  • 15 February

    Syrian Archeological Treasures photo exhibition concluded in Rome

    Rome, SANA – The activities of the “Syrian Archaeological Treasures: A Heritage for Humanity” photo exhibition held in Rome was concluded on Sunday by holding prayers for the return of …

  • 4 February

    Higher Education to give motivational prizes to students who graduate with distinction

    Damascus, SANA – The Higher Education Ministry announced on Wednesday that it will be providing motivational cash prizes to university students who graduate with distinction. Higher Education Minister Mohammad Amer …

  • 3 February

    A charity bazaar targeting children orphaned during crisis

    Damascus, SANA – Children who were orphaned during the ongoing terrorist war that has torn many families apart are the target of a charity bazaar that was opened Monday at …

January, 2015

  • 30 January

    Unified mechanism for managing temporary housing centers finalized

    Aleppo, SANA – Social Affairs Minister Kinda al-Shammat said that a new unified mechanism for managing services in temporary housing centers has been finalized along with a program for providing …

  • 30 January

    Solutions found to help more than 60% of stalled tourism projects in Lattakia

    Lattakia, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi said that the prospects for developing the tourism sector in Lattakia are very good, and that the Ministry has a comprehensive vision for …

  • 28 January

    Youth art initiative aims at restoring glorious cultural role of Homs

    Homs, SANA – A number of skillful youth artists held a series of artist exhibitions in Homs province in the framework of reviving the significant cultural role of the city. …

  • 22 January

    Pharaonic-styled mural painting in Tal Saka archaeological site

    Damascus, SANA – Remarkable murals were found in the archeological site of Tal Saka, located in al-Ghuzlaniyeh area, 25 km southeast of Damascus city. The mural paintings depicted men and …

  • 18 January

    Tourism Minister calls for investing in tourist prospects of Syria’s countryside

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi discussed with members of the council of the Architectural Engineering Faculty at Damascus University prospects of cooperation as per the memo of understanding …

  • 13 January

    Volunteer campaign to keep children of Homs warm after snowstorm

    Homs, SANA – The severe snowstorm that hit the country over the past week has shifted focus, at least for the time being, of the volunteer youth campaigns to respond …

  • 13 January

    With beginning of year, more tourist licenses granted to investors

    Damascus, SANA Tourism Ministry granted a license for rehabilitating a restaurant inside the organization chart of Homs Province with an investment cost of SYP 30.6 million. Head of Homs Tourism …