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Syria condemns US airstrikes in Hasakah
Damascus, Jan 23 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has accused the US forces and its allied Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) of committing acts that left civilians killed in Syria's northeastern province of Raqqa, according to the state news agency SANA.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Turkish shelling kills 5 in northern Syria: monitor
Damascus, Jan 23 (IANS) Five people were killed by Turkish shelling in Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria's northern Raqqa province, a war monitor reported.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
IS militants attack Kurdish prison in Syria
Damascus, Jan 21 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) attacked a Kurdish-run prison in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah in an attempt to free inmates of the terror group, a war monitor reported.
2022-01-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
600 killed in US-led anti-IS airstrikes in Syria in 2017: war monitor
Damascus, Jan 12 (IANS) A war monitor has revealed that 600 people were killed between June and October 2017 during the US-led airstrikes targeting positions of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria's northern province of Raqqa.
2022-01-12
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Security concerns, Covid cause fewer refugees' return to Syria
Damascus, Jan 3 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees returning to their homeland from Jordan has fallen significantly due to unstable security situations and the Covid-19 pandemic, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said.
2022-01-03
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
US steals Syria's resources, imposes illegitimate sanctions: Syrian FM
Damascus, Dec 28 (IANS) The US is stealing natural resources from Syria and imposing illegitimate sanctions, Syria's Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said in an interview.
2021-12-28
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israeli missile attack targets Syrian seaport
Damascus, Dec 28 (IANS) A fresh Israeli missile attack targeted the commercial seaport of Syria's coastal city of Latakia on Tuesday, state media reported.
2021-12-28
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
241 Syrian civilians killed by explosive war leftovers this yr
Damascus, Dec 27 (IANS) As many as 241 civilians have been killed in 2021 by landmines and other explosive materials left in previous war zones across Syria, a war monitor said Sunday.
2021-12-27
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israeli missiles target Syria again
Damascus, Dec 16 (IANS) The Syrian air defences were triggered by a fresh Israeli missile strike, which targeted sites in the south earlier on Thursday and killed a Syrian soldier, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-12-16
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
US forces kill three civilians in eastern Syria: Syrian state media
Damascus, Dec 14 (IANS) Three civilians from the same family were killed by US forces in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zour, the state news agency SANA reported.
2021-12-14
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
UN special envoy sees new possibilities for political solution in Syria
Damascus, Dec 13 (IANS) Visiting UN special envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen has said that he sees new possibilities for a political solution in Syria after his meetings with officials from the West and Arab countries.
2021-12-13
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian lab found wheat seeds offered by US contain harmful worm infection
Damascus, Dec 4 (IANS) Syrian agriculture officials and farmers have been complaining that the wheat seeds, recently provided by the US for farmers in Syria's northeastern province of al-Hasakah, contain a high degree of nematode (plant-parasitic worm) infection that would harm the soil.
2021-12-04
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian Minister blames Western sanctions for people's suffering
Damascus, Nov 4 (IANS) Syria's Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister Amr Salem has blamed the Western sanctions for the suffering of the people as the country is going through an unprecedented economic crisis.
2021-11-04
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
'Syrian Constitutional Committee should continue its work with urgency, purpose'
Damascus, Oct 28 (IANS) UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen said that the Syrian Constitutional Committee should continue its work with urgency and purpose.
2021-10-28
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria urges int' community to act against terrorism after Damascus attack
Damascus, Oct 21 (IANS) In the wake of a bombing in Damascus that killed 14 people, the Syrian Foreign Ministry has urged the international community and the US to take "deterrent measures" against terrorism.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Defence/Security
Drone attack targets US base in Syria
Damascus, Oct 21 (IANS) A drone attack targeted a US base in the al-Tanf area in Syria, state news agency SANA reported on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
13 killed in Damascus army bus explosion
Damascus, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and three others wounded in a bomb attack on an army bus in central Damascus on Wednesday, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Iranian FM visits Syria for 'comprehensive developments' of ties
Damascus, Oct 10 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian is on a visit to Syria to discuss about the "comprehensive developments" in the bilateral relations between Tehran and Damascus, according to the state news agency SANA.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad urges ending presence of 'illegal foreign powers' in Syria
Damascus, Oct 10 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has urged an end to the presence of "illegal foreign powers" in the country, while mainly referring to the US and Turkish forces.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad's uncle returns to Syria after 37 yrs in exile
Damascus, Oct 9 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle Rifaat al-Assad has returned to the country after 37 years in exile, a local newspaper reported.
2021-10-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad calls Jordanian King for 1st time since Syrian War
Damascus, Oct 4 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made a phone call to Jordanian King Abdullah II for the first time since the Syrian War began in 2011.
2021-10-04
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria backs upholding int'l law, urges US to end 'economic terrorism'
Damascus, Sep 28 (IANS) Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad has urged the US and its western allies to end "economic terrorism", adding that his country supports upholding international law.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
More areas in Syria's Daraa reconciliate with govt
Damascus, Sep 14 (IANS) The Syrian army entered a new town in the country's southern province of Daraa, as part of an ongoing reconciliation process to restore security and stability, a military source said.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian army enters rebel bastion in Daraa following agreement
Damascus, Sep 9 (IANS) The Syrian army hoisted the national flag in the Daraa al-Balad area, following a Russian-mediated agreement with the armed rebels.
2021-09-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Rebels to be transferred from Daraa to northern Syria
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS) Buses were prepared to transport rebels from Syria's southern province of Daraa to rebel-held areas in northern Syria, state news agency SANA said in a report.
2021-09-05
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israeli missile strike targets Damascus
Damascus, Sep 3 (IANS) A fresh Israeli missile strike targeted sites in Damascus on Friday, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-09-03
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Armed rebels surrender in Syria's Daraa amid new deal
Damascus, Sep 2 (IANS) A new deal to defuse the tension in Syria's Daraa province has come into forc, starting with a number of armed rebels surrendering to the authorities, according to state news agency SANA.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian Prez discusses economic cooperation with Iran FM
Damascus, Aug 30 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed economic cooperation with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in the capital Damascus, according to the state news agency SANA.
2021-08-30
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Armed men start leaving Syria's Daraa under new deal
Damascus, Aug 27 (IANS) A batch of local armed men from Syria's southern province of Daraa were evacuated to the rebel-held areas in the northern part of the country under a Russian-mediated deal to defuse months-long tension, according to a local media report.
2021-08-27
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria calls for lifting Western sanctions
Damascus, Aug 25 (IANS) Syrian Parliament Speaker Hammouda Sabbagh has slammed the Western sanctions imposed on the country as a violation of international Law, calling for the lifting of such measures completely.
2021-08-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria opens 1st cafe run by people with Down Syndrome
Damascus, Aug 23 (IANS) Wearing brown uniforms with orange rims and matching hats, several young Syrians with Down Syndrome served between the tables, while some others stood behind a bar, preparing food and beverage at a cafe called Sucette.
2021-08-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Human Interest/Society
Israel launches missile strikes at Syria
Damascus, Aug 20 (IANS) Israel launched missile strikes at some sites in the Syrian capital of Damascus and the central province of Homs.
2021-08-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad underscores production as new priority for Syria
Damascus, Aug 15 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has underscored production as the current priority to help the country move forward following victories on the ground.
2021-08-15
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian President orders formation of new govt
Damascus, Aug 11 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has ordered the formation of a new government with most ministers remaining unchanged.
2021-08-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
UN Syria envoy urges upholding int'l humanitarian law
Damascus, Aug 1 (IANS) UN special envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen has called for upholding the principle of the protection of civilians and international humanitarian law, a spokesman for the world body has said.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian president asks PM to form new cabinet
Damascus, Aug 1 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday renamed Hussein Arnous as Prime Minister and ordered him to form a new government, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Deal to end tension in Syria's Daraa reached under Russian mediation
Damascus, Aug 1 (IANS) A deal to end the recent tension in Syria's southern province of Daraa has been reached under a Russian mediation, a war monitor reported.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria works to facilitate refugees' return: Assad
Damascus, July 27 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that his government is working continuously for the return of refugees to the country.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Turkish forces target Kurdish militia in Syria
Damascus, July 26 (IANS) Turkish forces targeted positions of the Kurdish militia in Syria's northern province of Aleppo in retaliation for the killing of three Turkish soldiers, a war monitor reported.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad sworn in as Syrian President for 4th term
Damascus, July 18 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a fourth seven-year term, after which he emphasised on the importance of production, investment, and anti-corruption given the tough economic situation in the country.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
China, Syria vow to boost bilateral cooperation
Damascus, July 18 (IANS) The foreign ministers of China and Syria met here on Saturday, vowing to enhance the ties and cooperation between the two countries.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Diplomacy,Politics
Rocket fire targets largest US base in Syria
Damascus, July 12 (IANS) Rocket fire targeted the largest US base in eastern Syria, marking the latest in a string of recent attacks targeting the facility, according to the state news agency SANA.
2021-07-12
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Shelling targets US base in Syria
Damascus, July 5 (IANS) Rocket fire targeted a US military base in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state media reported on Monday.
2021-07-05
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Sherlock Holmes goes digital with GenZ in frame
New Delhi, June 29: The world famous Sherlock Holmes who has mesmerised generations of readers with his uncanny knack of solving cases that completely confound everyone is back to entertain in the form of audiobooks.
2021-06-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,National,Art/Culture/Books
Rocket fire targets US base in Syria
Damascus, June 29 (IANS) Rocket fire targeted a US military base in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state media reported on Tuesday.
2021-06-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israeli strikes kill 11 military personnel in Syria
Damascus, June 10 (IANS) Israeli strikes targeting areas in central and southern Syria overnight killed 11 military personnel, a war monitor reported.
2021-06-10
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
90% people in NW Syria in catastrophic circumstances: UN
Damascus, June 8 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) that more than 90 per cent of the 3.4 million people in northwest Syria are in extreme or catastrophic circumstances amidst a deteriorating humanitarian situation.
2021-06-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
EU accused of being 'partner in war against Syria' over sanctions extension
Damascus, May 30 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has accused the European Union (EU) of being a "partner in the unjust war against Syria", as the bloc decided to renew sanctions on the war-torn country.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Winning prez polls slap in faces of enemies: Assad
Damascus, May 29 (IANS) After scoring a sweeping victory in this weeks presidential election, incumbent Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that the vote was "a slap in the faces of enemies".
2021-05-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad wins 4th term as Syrian President
Damascus, May 28 (IANS) Incumbent Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has won his fourth seven-year term in the presidential election held earlier this week, the country's Parliament announced .
2021-05-28
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics