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July, 2014

  • 1 July

    Um al-Izam village in Homs, a unique tourist destination

    Homs, SANA – Famous for abundance of terebinth and oak trees and its charming climate, the historical village of Um al-Izam in the western countryside of Homs makes a unique …

June, 2014

  • 25 June

    Family follow-up and reunion of children project kicks off in Homs

    Homs, SANA – Ministry of Social Affairs, in cooperation with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), kicked off a project on family follow-up and reunion of the children separated from …

  • 25 June

    UNESCO to set up center to monitor Syria’s heritage

    Damascus, SANA – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has started work to set up a center to observe and assess the situation of cultural heritage in …

  • 24 June

    Tourism ministry opens shopping festival in Damascus ahead of Ramadan

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bisher Yazigi opened Monday a shopping festival marking the advent of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. The 4-day festival showcases food products, children and women’s …

  • 22 June

    Tourism Ministry organizes internal tourist tour to Sweida

    Sweida, SANA – The Ministry of Tourism on Sunday organized an internal tour to Sweida province with the aim of promoting internal tourism and introducing the archeological sites and monuments …

  • 18 June

    UNHCR office opens in Sweida province

    Sweida, SANA. An office for the UN High Commissioner for Refugee Affairs (UNHCR) was opened on Wednesday in Sweida province with the aim of delivering humanitarian aid to southern provinces. …

  • 13 June

    Tourism Ministry, Syria Youth Imprint Foundation sign MoU to organize activities

    Damascus, SANA. The Tourism Ministry and Syria Youth Imprint Foundation signed a memo of understanding for organizing activities, festivals, and tourism events. As per the memo, the Ministry will organize …

  • 12 June

    Social affairs minister laments apathy over grave violations against Syrian refugee children

    Damascus, (SANA) International organizations are turning a blind eye to grave violations against the children of Syrian families dwelling in refugee camps outside Syria, Minister of Social Affairs Kinda al-Shammat …