Ala condemns Israeli occupation's refusal to allow WHO to inspect health conditions in occupied Syrian Golan

GENEVA, (ST)- The Executive Board of World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday rejected a draft decision proposed by Israel to cancel the item pertaining to "the Health situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Quds and the occupied Syrian Golan” from the agenda of the World Health Assembly's next session.
 
15 countries rejected the draft while only 7 states supported it.

Syria won't hesitate in doing its duty to rid citizens in Idleb of terrorism: al-Jaafari

NEW YORK, (ST)- The UN Security Council held an urgent meeting Thursday evening to discuss the current situation in the Syrian city of Idlib.
 
In his speech during the meeting, Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari stressed that Syria won't hesitate in doing its duty to rid citizens in Idleb of terrorism and liberate every inch of the Syrian territory from terrorists and occupiers. 
 
He pointed out that improving the humanitarian situation in Syria and reaching a political solution necessitates putting an end to terrorism support, aggression and occupation. Syria's sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity  should be respected  and  the Syrian state's counterterrorism efforts should be backed.

Syrian army recaptures strategic city in Idleb, repels fierce attacks by terrorists

IDLEB, (ST)_ Syrian army units entered the strategic Saraqib city in the eastern countryside of Idleb few hours after liberating Efs town and sevetal towns in the same region. 

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the army units entered this afternoon the strategic city from several axes after surrounding it and started  wide-scale  combing operation to remove the mines and bombs left behind by terrorist groups. 

Kremlin: Terrorist attacks on Syrian army and Russian forces launched by terrorists in areas where Turkish troops are deployed

MOSCOW, (ST)- The continuous terrorist attacks which have been targeting the Syrian army and the Russian forces have been launched by terrorist organizations positioned in areas where the Turkish occupation troops are deployed, the Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Thursday.

Peskov voiced Moscow’s concern over such terrorist attacks by the terrorist organizations in Idleb against the Syrian army and the Russian military facilities in Syria.

Peskov pointed out that there are no plans for a meeting between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of the Turkish regime Recep Tayyib Erdognan.

Concerted Turkish and Israeli acts of aggression against Syria confirms the two parties’ support for terrorists in the country

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The Turkish forces’ penetration into Syrian territories that came simultaneously with the Israeli aggression on Syrian areas at dawn today affirms that the Turkish regime and Israel have the same goal which is the protection of terrorists in Syria, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.

A Foreign Ministry official source told SANA on Thursday that in a concerted aggression against Syria and under Israeli air cover, the Turkish forces penetrated the Syrian borders and deployed in the towns of Binnish, Maaret Masreen and Taftanaz in Idleb. The move stresses the unity of the goals of the Turkish regime and the Israeli entity represented in protecting the terrorists groups, mainly Jabhat al-Nusra, and to impede the progress of the Syrian Army in the battle against terrorism in Idleb and Aleppo, the source added.