Al-Jaafari: Damascus International Fair a Message that Syria has Recovered and Life Returned to Normal

DAMASCUS-Syria’s permanent representative to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari, said on Tuesday that Damascus International Fair is Syria’s message to the whole world that the country has recovered and normal life returned the homeland, SANA reported.

“Another message from outside the country into the inside that the international community, through the participation of more than 43 states, is ready to be a partner in the political, economic and military victory,” al-Jaafari added during a visit to the Fair.

Army establishes control over strategic hill in Hama

Hama,Deir Ezzor – In the framework of their continued operations against ISIS hotbeds in the area of Oqairbat in the eastern countryside of Hama province, Syrian Arab Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, have carried out intensive operations in the direction of Jana al-Albawi village over the past night.

SANA said that full control was established over the strategic hill of al-Mahsa near the village of Jana al-Albawi to the north of Oqairbat town, the main stronghold of ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of the province.

SANA added that army units combed the hill completely as they dismantled tens of explosive devices and mines, and they discovered a lot of tunnels and positions belonging to the terrorist groups, seizing all the arms and ammunition inside them.

Deir Ezzor

The Syrian Air Force and Russian Aerospace Forces destroy ISIS vehicles and kill 15 terrorists in Alloush Hill and terrorists’ supply routes in the surroundings of the Cemeteries and Wadi al-Thardah road in Deir Ezzor.

US-led coalition kills 78 civilians in Raqqa

Raqqa - The US-led international coalition killed 78 civilians after carrying out airstrikes against residential neighborhoods in Raqqa city during the past 24 hours.

Identical local and media sources said Tuesday that the aircrafts of the coalition fired rockets at al-Sakhani and al-Bado alleys and al-Tawasuaeh neighborhood in Raqqa city, SANA reported.

The sources added that the airstrikes left 78 civilians martyred, in addition to destroying a number of residential buildings and infrastructure and causing material damage to the targeted areas.

400 million-year-old fish linked to human evolution

A 400-million-year-old fish fossil has been found with a jaw structure that is believed to be part of the evolutionary lineage to humans.

The ancient fossil was unearthed during a study of limestones around Lake Burrinjuck, some 50 km northwest of Canberra, Australia, according to RT.

The region is known for its rare skulls of extinct armoured fish called placoderms, however experts say this example is the best preserved skull and braincase of a placoderm ever found.

1st Syrian Economic Dialogue Forum Starts..Shipment Process for DIF Export Contracts Will be Supported


DAMASCUS– Under the patronage of Prime Minister Imad Khamis, the 1st Syrian Economic Dialogue Forum started its activities on Monday under the title “For a National Economic Solution.”

The Forum, organized by Delta Group for Economy and Business at the Damascus-based Dama Rose Hotel, aims at drawing a map for the Syrian economy in order to achieve economic recovery, construction, and building a renewable and strong Syria, SANA reported.

The Forum also seeks to convey a clear image about the shape of the Syrian economy in the next phase, in addition to uniting efforts to reduce the burdens and costs of the process of building the Syrian economy.