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August, 2014

  • 4 August

    UNWTO Secretary-General: Vandalism of Syrian heritage sites by terrorists unjustifiable

    Madrid, SANA – Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai said that the vandalism and destruction which affected Syrian heritage sites including mosques, churches, and castles at the …

  • 3 August

    Tal Shnan village distinguished by its charming domes and mud houses

    Homs, SANA –Tal Shnan village in Homs eastern countryside is famous for its  domes and mud houses which distinguish it from the surrounding villages and make it an attractive tourist …

  • 2 August

    Festival for People with Special Needs kicks in Sweida

    Sweida, SANA –The 4th Festival for People with Special Needs kicked off on Sunday in Sweida Province. The event, held by The Syrian Association for the People with Special Needs …

  • 2 August

    Patriarch Kirill of Moscow praises bravery and steadfastness of Syrians

    Moscow, SANA – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Rus’ praised the bravery of the Syrian people during the crisis, particularly the Syrian children whom he said constitute the guarantee …

July, 2014

  • 26 July

    Internal trade minister says Syrian government provides 80 per cent of aid, backs voluntary initiatives

    Damascus, SANA-Caretaker Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Samir Kadi Amin said the government encourages voluntary initiatives for easing the suffering of citizens who have been driven out of …

  • 23 July

    “Sham al-Khair” initiative to restore smiles of 320 children

    Damascus, SANA – With the aim of consolidating social solidarity among the Syrian people, many charity initiatives have been launched deriving their ideas from the crisis and its repercussion on …

  • 22 July

    Volunteers of ‘Darb’ project cook meals for soldiers on duty

    Lattakia, SANA – Acting as a back front providing support to the army members who are fighting terrorists on the frontlines, members of ‘Darb’ project have doubled their efforts during …

  • 21 July

    Khan Asaad Basha in Damascus, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture

    Damascus, SANA – Nestled in the Old City in Damascus, Khan Asaad Basha is one of the most prominent examples of Islamic architecture, reflecting the city history and the civilizations …

  • 19 July

    Iftar banquet for martyrs’ families organized in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – An iftar banquet for families of martyrs was held on Saturday evening at Majesty restaurant in Damascus, organized by Bregma for Exhibitions and Conferences and Majesty restaurant …

  • 17 July

    Syria, China to enhance tourist cooperation

    Damascus, SANA-Tourism Minister Bishr Yazaji discussed Thursday with Chinese Ambassador in Damascus Wang Qi Jian cooperation and ways of developing relations between Syria and China, particularly in the field of …