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Electricity Returns to Um Batneh Village after a 6-Year Hiatus Because of Terrorism

QUNEITRA, (ST)- After six years of hiatus because of terrorist attacks, electric power has returned  to um Batneh village and its vicinity in Quneitra countryside.

Director of the Quneitra Electricity Company Bassam al-Masri told the Syrian News Agency SANA that maintenance workshops have completed the amendment and rehabilitation of the power networks in Um Batneh and Rasm al-Khawaled villages.

Israeli Police Storm al-Aqsa Mosque, Attack Moslem Worshippers on First Day of Eid al-Adha

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS, Israeli occupation police on Sunday attacked tens of thousands of Palestinian Muslims who were holding the morning prayers for the first day of Eid Al-Adha, one of the main Muslim holidays, at Al-Aqsa Mosque in al-Quds Old City, causing several dozen injuries, mainly among elderly people who had to be transferred to hospitals for treatment.

Lebanese TV channel al-Manar reported that Grand Mufti of al-Quds Sheikh Muhammad Hussein was among those injured.

According to the Palestinian Wafa News Agency, the attack came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and extremist right wing Israeli officials pressed for allowing fanatic Jewish settlers into the Muslim holy compound on this important Muslim holiday. In order to allow the settlers in, Israeli police attacked the Muslim worshippers and forced them out of the holy compound while preventing them from carrying out their religious duty.

Defense Minister Visits al-Habit Town in Idleb Hours after Liberation

IDLEB, (ST)- Minister of Defense, Maj. Gen. Ali Abullah Ayoub on Sunday visited the town of al-Habit in Idleb southern countryside a few hours after it was liberated from terrorism.

The minister met with the fighters who defeated the terrorists and drove them out of al-Habit after inflicting a heavy loss upon them. He then made a tour in the town which the terrorists have turned into a network of tunnels, fortifications and barriers.

Syrian army units regain control over strategic town in Idleb countryside

According to a report broadcasted by the Syrian Alikhbaria TV Channel, the Syrian army units recaptured today the strategic al-Habit town in the southern side of Idleb after a rapid military operation.
 
A military leader in the field told the TV correspondent that the army units carried out a rapid military operation from several axes and they confronted snipers, rocket attacks and mines at the entrance of the town, and then they engaged in fighting with terrorists. 

Syria Wins Two Bronze Medals in International Informatics Olympiad in Azerbaijan

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The Syrian team participating in the International Informatics Olympiad in Azerbaijan has won two bronze medals. Teams from 87 countries took part in the competitions which concluded on Saturday.

Students Ahmad Mohammad Munther Haidar from Damascus and Mohammad Nour Mohammad Khaldoun al-Masri  from Aleppo got the bronze for their distinguished performance, according to Syria's Creativity and Distinction Agency.