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Turkish attack on SDF militia in the north of Syria has begun

The Turkish attack on the sites of the ‘Syrian Democratic Forces’ militia in Hasaka and Raqqa in the north of Syria has begun, according to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel.

The TV channel reported that the Turkish attack targeted Tal Tawil area, which is one of the SDF militia’s sites in al-Malekeyeh area in the northeastern countryside of Hasaka. No casualties were reported.

Mikdad: Syria Exerted Great Efforts to Remove the Mines Placed by Terrorists

 DAMASCUS, (ST)- The Syrian state has exerted great efforts to demine the areas which have been liberated from terrorists who, before their defeat planted mines and explosive devices everywhere in order to kill as many civilians as possible, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Faysal al-Mikdad said during his meeting on Monday with Director of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Agnes Marcaillou.

 Al-Mikdad stressed that the Syrian government will continue to cooperate with the UN Mine Action Service in order to clean all the liberated areas from mines and protect the Syrian citizens against this danger.

SDF militia falls into US trap

The U.S. occupation troops have evacuated 2 of their posts in Raas El-Ein and Tal Abyad areas in the northeastern Syria, withdrawing some troops to Rmelan area, according to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel.

The TV channel added that the ‘Democratic Union Party’ forced its supporters and shops’ owners and workers in the so-called “self-administration” areas to demonstrate in al-Arqam town against Washington’s moving aside for an expected Turkish assault in the north of Syria.  

A Syrian Champion

The Syrian table tennis player Omar Adel Zein Al-Dein was born in Swieda in 1982.

He played the table tennis (Ping Pong) in Al-Araby Club in Swieda, Army Club in Damascus and Al-Huria Club in Aleppo.

He participated in the Arab Table Tennis Championship in 2000 in Damascus and, as a coach, he coached Al-Araby team and the Syrian women national team camp in Tartous.

He left to South Africa in 2010 and began to work as a coach for South Africa team, Head of High Levels Committee and Member of Instructors’ committee to choose the national teams in 2015. 

He participated within the South Africa team in the South African Tournament (9 countries) and topped the list of players in the championship in both men and women categories.

As a coach, he participated in the African Tennis Table Tournament and won the bronze medal in women category.

He also participated in Commonwealth Championship, World Championship in Malaysia and World Championship in Sweden.

Nowadays, He is an instructor in CSIR team and main Instructor in Pretoria city. He also supervises the training of players aged 7-9 years.

It is to be noted that Zein Al-Dein is the coach of the World Special Table Tennis Champion with Down Syndrome.

Defense Minister: October Liberation War will remain a torch that will light the way for us

On October 6, Syria’s Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces, Defense Minister, Gen. Ali Abullah Ayoub said that October Liberation War is a bright page in the modern history of Arab world.

“The meanings of October Liberation War will remain a torch that illuminates the road and enhances the spirit of resistance in our consciences,” General Ayoub said in a telephone conversation with Syrian Satellite Channel on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the October Liberation War.