More than 60 martyrs and wounded civilians in fresh aggression by international coalition


Deir Ezzor - Civil sources told SANA that a fresh aggression by the US-led international coalition on al-Sha’afa village in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside claimed the lives and injured more than 60 civilians.

Russian MoD Proves Falseness of Accusations against Syrian Army of Using Chemical Weapons

MOSCOW-Director of Special laboratory at Russian Defense Ministry Vladimir Vateinkov announced Monday that the results of the independent analysis of the chemical lab on the samples that were taken from supposed places of using chemical weapons in Syria have proven the falseness of accusations directed to the Syrian army, according to SANA.

Vateinkov told ""Krasnaya Zvezda" newspaper in an interview published today that since 2014 and until today, the lab team has analyzed more than 700 different samples from those places, adding that the results of analysis were sent to the Russian Foreign and Defense Ministries and then they were used at the UNSC and the Organization on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons as evidence on the fabrications of using chemical weapons by the Syrian army.

Syria Determined to Liberate Its Lands from Terrorism Either Through Reconciliation or through Military Action: Soussan

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The Syrian State is determined to liberate the entire Syrian territory from terrorism either through reconciliation or through military action.

Answering journalists' questions during a farewell ceremony held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates in honor of the Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Kinshchak on the occasion of the end of his term in the country, Soussan said "the liberation of the entire Syrian territory from terrorism is a declared goal which the Syrian state is determined to achieve either through reconciliation process or through military action in case some parties insist on adopting the terrorist scheme".

President Assad Accepts Credentials of New Chinese, Cuban Ambassadors

DAMASCUS, (ST)-President Bashar Al-Assad on Monday accepted the credentials of the new Chinese and Cuban Ambassadors to Syria.

The president met separately with China's Ambassador Feng Biao and Cuba's Ambassador Miguel Porto Parga and wished them all success in their tasks.

Army thwarts infiltration attempt of terrorists toward military posts in Hama countryside

Hama – Army units thwarted terrorist groups’ infiltration attempts, who continued to violate de-escalation zone agreement in Idleb, from the lines of Mourek, Tal-al-Sakher, al-Latamina and Mo’arkaba towards military posts spread at that direction.

SANA said that the army units confronted the attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra and “Turkistani Party” terrorists, killing many of the terrorists and injuring others.