Nine Abductees, Held by Terrorists in Aleppo Countryside, Liberated in Swap Deal

ALEPPO, (ST)- Nine kidnapped people, including a child and two women, who had been held by terrorist organizations in Aleppo southern countryside, were liberated on Friday within the framework of a swap deal, according to SANA reporter.

The liberated persons are identified as: Bashar Kamel Sbeih, Nader Asef Saqer, Alaa Ali Ali, Ali Adnan Fadel, Mazen Jamil al-Abdallah, Ahmad Tawfik saqer, Imad Riad Suleiman, Rasha Hadwan and Samar Alyyan, said the reporter.

Syria Is against All Activities Hindering Navigation Movement in the Arabian Gulf

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has expressed its rejection of all the activities that hinder the navigation movement in the Arabian Gulf, affirming the need for respecting the rules of international law by guaranteeing the freedom of navigation to all and avoiding any procedures that harm these rules, according to an official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.

In a statement to SANA on Friday the source said that Syria is against any activities that would hinder navigation in the Arabian Gulf and that would have negative impacts on all countries of the region.

The source added that Syria urges all concerned parties to practice self restraint, because the escalation of tension in the Gulf doesn't serve the interests of the region's countries.

Jabhat al-Nusra Terrorists Plot False Flag Provocation in Syria's Idleb to Accuse Russian Forces of Chemical Attack against Civilians

Terrorists are planning to film imitation of Syrians getting poisoned next to Russian shrapnel and spread the video online in western media, Russian military reported.

Militants of the Nusra Front terror group are preparing to stage a false-flag provocation in Syria's Idlib province to frame the Russian Aerospace Forces for allegedly attacking civilians with chemical weapons, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Friday, according to Sputnik

"According to residents of the Serakab settlement, in this area, Nusra Front militants are preparing a provocation with poisonous chemical substances and fragments of Russian aviation munitions… The provocation is aimed at accusing the Russian Aerospace Forces of allegedly using 'chemical weapons' against civilians in the Idlib province," the ministry's Center for Syrian Reconciliation said in a statement, Sputnik reported.

Australian Journalist: Leaked Document Reveals that OPCW Suppressed Report on Alleged Chemical Attack in Douma

LONDON, (ST)- More fabrications have been revealed within the framework of the terrorist war on Syria, mainly on the alleged chemical attacks staged by foreign-backed terrorist organizations to blame the Syrian Arab army for them and justify aggression on Syria.   

According to SANA Arabic, most recent revelation was presented by independent Australian journalist Caitlin Johnstone and published on her own blog. It is a new leaked document on claims about the Syrian Army's use of chemical weapons in Douma in April, 2018 and about the misleading role played by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in this regard.

The army foils attacks by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Hama northern countryside

Hama, Idleb – Army units destroyed with artillery and missile strikes Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ hideouts in al-Habeet, Abdin and Maaret al-Numan towns in Idleb southern countryside.

Many of terrorists were killed or injured, and their hideouts were destroyed, in addition to destroying their vehicle, some of which equipped with machineguns, and amounts of weapons and munitions.

Meanwhile, the army units working in Hama northern countryside foiled an attack by terrorist groups between Bab al-Taka and Hweiz Sharqia to the north-western countryside of Hama, inflicting them heavy losses.