Outstanding students at basic education certificate: Meeting with Mrs. Asma al- Assad is motivation for more success

Damascus, ( ST) - About 60 outstanding students from different Syrian governorates who have excelled in the Basic Education Certificate for the year 2020 through attaining full marks were honoured in a meeting  with Mrs. Asma al-Assad. The meeting  encouraged  them and gave them an incentive to press ahead with their success and contribute to building their homeland, Syria.

In statements they made following the meeting, a number of honored students affirmed that the meeting was a great incentive to achieve more success in their future study.

Student Carla Antonios al-Dawood from al-Ma'ounah School in Damascus said that the meeting was special as Mrs. Asma Al-Assad received them under these difficult health conditions created by the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic,  adding:  “I had a good feeling that will remain with me when I saw her. This meeting left a deep impact on myself and encouraged me to continue my hard work  to raise the name of Syria high at international arenas.

SDF militias take over most schools in Hasaka, causing overcrowding in classrooms and suffering

The US-backed SDF militias seized most of the governorate of Hassakeh’s schools, which limited the ability of the remaining public schools to teach the increasing numbers of students and led to overcrowding in the classrooms.

A week after the start of the new school year, local sources said that the schools’  classroom filled with more than 70 students, so some of the students had to stand because there was no place for them to sit-this happened  at a time when the world is seeking to achieve spatial distancing to prevent the Corona epidemic.

Dried figs ... a heritage industry and an excellent income source for the people of Homs countryside

Dried figs are a delicious fruit which contain a package of nutrients and offer a variety of health benefits. They have high levels of Vitamin C, Vitamin E and calcium, zinc, minerals, magnesium and manganese potassium.

Dried figs are made from Fig fruits, and the "grandmother" method for making food is still used a lot.  The families that are working in this industry dry the figs, rinse gently and pat with a clean cloth to dry them. Then they place them under the sun to dry and collect them at night. Again, they place them in a pot of boiling water and expose them to sun heat once again until they become dry and weathered.

Armenia has historic friendship with Syria and close positions on various issues




Damascus, (ST) - The Syrian-Armenian relations are characterized as friendly relations in a reflection of the deep-rooted history between the two countries and as a result of similar positions on various human, cultural and political issues in a way that serves the interests of the peoples of the two countries and safeguards the principles of maintaining international peace and security, respecting the sovereignty of states and not interfering in their internal affairs.

On the 21st of September, Armenia celebrates the 29th anniversary of its national day, while history records the stance of the Syrian people with the Armenians who were displaced by the Ottoman occupation from their areas in Cilicia and Trabzon and others, thus becoming a component of the Syrian people.

In the ministerial statement before the People's Assembly, Eng. Arnous confirms enhancing the nation's steadfastness, increasing production, and improving the living situation

 The People's Assembly held its first ordinary session of the third legislative term to discuss the ministerial statement of the government that includes its work program for the next phase. The session was held under the chairmanship of   Hammouda Sabbagh, Speaker of the People’s Assembly, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Engineer Hussein Arnous, and the ministers.

At the beginning of the session, the Assembly referred a number of draft laws to the special committees to study and prepare the necessary reports on them.

In a speech before the PA, Sabbagh affirmed that the People's Assembly and the Ministers will work together to serve the interests of the people and the nation, indicating that Syria has successfully passed an important stage in confronting aggression, terrorism and all kinds of economic, media, psychological and diplomatic wars that are in constant escalation, especially after the great victories achieved by the Syrian Arab Army.