How the Saudis finished off the Syrian opposition

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10.01.2018

The Syrian opposition, who recently seemed to be a major player in the war against Assad, seems to be rapidly losing its political weight. Last July, the United States attacked the opposition, depriving it of military support. And now it became known that the Syrian opposition lost its last ally – Saudi Arabia. The American magazine Foreign Policy spoke about the secret meeting of Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubair with…

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Media: Riyadh and the UN begin to incline towards Russia’s plan on the settlement of the Syrian issue

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09.01.2018

Washington, January 9. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel-al-Jubair held a meeting with a delegation of Syrian opposition leaders fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on December 24 to inform them that Riyadh would stop providing military support to them. This was reported on Monday with reference to sources among representatives of the Syrian opposition by magazine Foreign Policy. During the meeting, Jubair said that opposing Assad insurgents should concentrate their efforts…

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James Mattis: US military are ready to begin partition of Syria

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09.01.2018

The US military begin to equip the enclave under its control to the east of the Euphrates River for the units of the “The army of North Syria “, Kurds and SDF. In the coming days, the US administration will be ready to make public steps on the territorial division of Syria. This is reported by the inter-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Under the control of their military, the US are…

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Shamkhani: Terrorists and their backers have failed in Syria

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06.01.2018

Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani stressed that terrorists and their backers in Syria have failed in achieving their schemes which aim at toppling the legitimate government. Speaking in a TV interview, Shamkhani clarified that Iran and Russia are in Syria upon a legitimate request by the Syrian Government to the contrary of the US which constitutes an occupying force. He demanded the withdrawal of…

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Armed groups fire rocket shells on Harasta suburb, cause material damage

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06.01.2018

Armed groups in eastern Ghouta fired rocket shells on Harasta residential suburb in Damascus countryside, in a new violation of de-escalation zone agreement. A source at Damascus Countryside Police Command said that the armed groups, positioned in eastern Ghouta, on Saturday fired four rocket shells on Harasta residential suburb that hit Island B, causing material damages to citizens’ properties.

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Lavrov: US forces must leave Syrian territory completely

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01.01.2018

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said that the US forces must leave Syrian territory completely. Speaking to Interfax news agency on Thursday, Lavrov added that the UN Security Council has not approved the work of the United States and the coalition it leads in Syria, nor has been invited by the Syrian legitimate government, emphasizing that they (Russian side) are Judging from the fact that the Americans should leave the…

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115 martyrs’ bodies exhumed from one of Raqqa Countryside mass graves

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01.01.2018

The bodies of 44 civilians and military personnel were pulled out from the two mass graves discovered recently in the western countryside of Raqqa. The martyrs were executed at the hands of Deash (ISIS) terrorists when they were seizing the area. Aleppo Police Chief Maj. Gen Issam al-Shali told SANA that the exhumation of the martyrs’ bodies from the second mass grave near the grain silos at a distance of…

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Patriarch Yazigi: We pray for peace prevailing in Syria

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01.01.2018

On the occasion of the New Year, a mass was held on Monday at the Greek Orthodox Mariamite Church in Damascus, presided upon by Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All East John X Yazigi along with a number clergymen and the Church’s choir. During his sermon, Patriarch Yazigi invoked God to protect Syria, its army and its leadership, praying that peace prevails in the one unified Syria and that…

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Fresh attacks with shells on Damascus Countryside and Daraa cause material damage

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01.01.2018

A material damage was caused to public and private properties due to shelling attack on Harasta Suburb in Damascus Countryside in a new violation of the de-escalation zones agreement in Eastern Ghouta. A source at Damascus Countryside Police Command told SANA that terrorist groups positioned in Eastern Ghouta fired 36 mortar shells on Harasta Suburb, causing material damage to citizens’ houses and the infrastructure. In response to the attack, the…

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A citizen killed, three injured in mortar attacks in Damascus Countryside

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01.01.2018

A citizen was killed and three others were injured due to shelling attacks by armed groups on Harasta Suburb and Jaramana City in Damascus Countryside, in a new violation of the de-escalation zone agreement on Eastern Ghouta. A source at Damascus Countryside Police Command told SANA that the armed groups fired 15 mortar shells on Harasta Suburb, claiming the life of a citizen, injuring two others and causing material damage…

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