Sputnik: Syrian Students Didn't Let War Interrupt Quest for Knowledge

Sputnik Arabic has obtained an exclusive first-hand look into a Syrian scientific Olympiad for schoolchildren, held in spite of the tremendous problems facing their country in its long and painful war against terrorism.

The agency reported that over the weekend, Syria successfully completed a nation-wide Science Olympiad for the 2017-2018 school year. Competition was intense, with over 54,000 students participating. Its 50 medal winners will now go on to represent their country at international educational Olympiads over the summer.

Imad al-Azab, the educator heading the National Commission for the Syrian Science Olympiad, told Sputnik Arabic that the event has made great strides over the years. When the idea of a physics-focused Olympiad was first proposed in 2006, only 76 pupils participated, he recalled.

Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ Confirms Alarming Truth about Trump

Mainstream media outlets are still analyzing and focusing on Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ book, which details the behavior of US President Donald Trump and staff of his 2016 presidential campaign and White House.

The book reached the bestseller list and its full- text copy was tweeted by WikiLeaks.

It was based on about 200 interviews, according to the author of the book, who said that White House staff described the president as childlike because "he has the need for immediate gratification. It's all about him... This man does not read, does not listen. He's like a pinball just shooting off the sides."

Wolf has spent three hours with Mr. Trump in total, both during the election campaign and after the inauguration.

Saudi-Led Coalition Cooperates with Zionist Entity against Yemen- Political Analyst

Iranian Political analyst Mohammad Sadeq al-Hosseini has underscored that Saudi-led coalition bombed the convoy of ex-Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh which was ambushed by the Ansarullah movement in order to prevent him from unveiling the details of his conspiracy with the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Israel.

In an article published by the Lebanese al-Binaa newspaper, the analyst made it clear that slain Saleh had conspired with the UAE and Israel to carry out coup  d'état against Ansarullah movement in order to appoint his son Ahmad Abdullah Saleh , who is living in the UAE, as a president under UAE mandate.

Cuban Magazine Releases Special Issue on Syria and Its Army's Victories

The Cuban 'Resumen' magazine has released a special issue on Syria and the recent victories achieved by Syrian Arab army over terrorism, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

The agency made it clear that the issue entitled ' Syria.. The Great Victory for Syrian People' contains articles, news and interviews conducted with Latin American writers, who are specialized in Syria's affair.

Gilles de Kerchove: 2500 EU terrorists still fighting alongside ISIS in Syria, Iraq

The EU Counterterrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove has declared that 2500 terrorists from the European countries are still fighting alongside ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

He warned- in an interview with the German 'Die Welt' newspaper which published excerpts from it- against the return of a lot of those terrorists to Europe.

World Media Stress Syria Declares Victory with Damascus International Fair Return

All eyes have turned to the 59th session of the Damascus International Fair which kicked off today under the Patronage of President Bashar Al-Assad after a five-year hiatus.

The 10-day event underlines President Bashar Al-Assad's increasingly confident position following significant military gains on the ground in the past year, the Associated Press said in a report entitled "Syria Claims Business Come back With International Trade Fair".

US-Led Coalition Perpetrating Heinous War Crimes in Syria-Czech Website

The Czech ''Světkolemnás website has asserted that the so-called the 'US-led coalition against ISIS' repeatedly perpetrates heinous war crimes  in Syria.

It reported in an article published Wednesday that the said coalition targets Syrian citizens and destroys infrastructures instead of targeting ISIS terrorists.

"This is a shock," the website said, stressing that the coalition's members do not only violate International law through using Syrian airspace without Syrian government's approval  or international authorization, but also use internationally banned weapons such as white phosphorus in bombing residential areas in Raqqa province.