Sheikh Omari Explains to ST Why Terrorists and Their families Select to Go to North of Syria

The Head of Reconciliation Committee in south Damascus Sheikh Mohamad al-Omari has made it clear that terrorists whose hands are stained with blood and those who want to be near Turkish border to move then to Europe to seek asylum reject settlement agreements in Yalda, Babbila, Bit Sahem areas [located south of Damascus] and prefer to go to north of Syria.

He told the Syriatimes e-newspaper: “ Personally speaking, the families, who selected to go with terrorists to the north of Syria, consider transportation to Idlib and Jarablus cities as a free journey that will pave the way for them to move to Turkey and then to Europe to seek asylum and to get money.”

Honoring Martyrs’ Families a Constitutional and Humanitarian Duty

Syria Observes Martyrs Day on May 6th annually to salute the martyrdom of soldiers who sacrificed their lives defending the sovereignty and independence of their country.

The occasion, which originally commemorates the martyrdom of Syrian nationalists and patriots  who were executed at the hands of the Ottoman ruler Jamal Pasha on May 6th, 1916 for their resistance of the Ottoman occupation, has a special meaning and importance nowadays as Syria is facing a foreign-backed terrorist war the tools of which are takfiri terrorist groups that have been committing crimes against the Syrians and wreaking havoc across the country.  However, the Syrians insist that the foreign-backed armed groups' heinous crimes will never undermine their will to defeat terrorism and restore security nationwide whatever the sacrifices are.

Military Expert to ST: Syrian Army to Break Apart Terrorist-Held Areas South of Damascus

The foreign-backed terrorist groups in the western Ghouta, south of Damascus, will surrender themselves when the ongoing military operations manage to break apart the area, the military and strategic expert, retired Brigadier-General Haitham Hassoun told the Syriatimes e-newspaper on Friday.

The expert affirmed that fighters, supported by Syrian warplanes and tanks, are advancing in the west-southern axis in al-Jora area, which is adjacent to al-Hajar al-Aswad area, and they will separate between al-Hajar al-Aswad area and Yalda area in the north-eastern axis. 

Former French Diplomat to ST: Syria and Its Allies Are on the Right Path

The Former French diplomat Prof. Michel Raimbaud has stressed that if the balance of powers in the world has changed in favor of the Syrian government and its allies, the Atlantic neocon plan will continue to explain many maneuvers in order to delay the end of the conflict in Syria.

In an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper, the veteran diplomat said the Syrian State is about to win the war, but it is very likely that the hostilities will continue for some time as some parties have a strong desire to prevent any kind of peace and stability and to make any kind of reconstruction very difficult in Syria.

Cypriot MP to ST: Cyprus supports Syria in its struggle to get rid of terrorism

The Member of Parliament at House of Representatives of Cyprus Anna Theologou has said that the sole cause of the US-led strike carried out last Saturday against Syria is to divert attention of public opinion from the domestic problems of the leaders of US, UK and France.

She underscored that her country officially supports the territorial integrity of Syria and the withdrawal of all foreign powers from its soil.

In an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper, the Cypriot MP stressed that the beneficiaries of the tripartite strike against Syria are the leaders of the participating countries [US, UK and France] that try to divert attention from their domestic problems.