Archbishop Atallah Hanna to ST: Al-Quds Faces ‘Serious Danger’

Expressing pride in the Arabism of al-Quds city is no longer enough to protect it from the unprecedented conspiracy being hatched against it with a view to Judaizing it and expunging its history, the Archbishop of Sebastia of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of al-Quds [Jerusalem] Atallah Hanna told the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

The Archbishop, who called on the Christian and Muslim leaders all over the world to protect al-Quds city from the massacre being perpetrated by the Israeli occupation, affirmed that al-Quds faces a serious danger.

Dr. Aysar Midani to ST: The West Distorts Image of Syrian Army’s Victories

Whenever the Syrian army achieves victories over foreign-backed terrorists in Syria, the west launches heinous campaigns based on fabricated reports against the Syrian army and president in order to distort the image of these victories before the world public opinion.

Administrative Development Minister to ST: Syria Will Rise by Its National Cadres

 “Hand in Hand for Development and Reform’ is the slogan of a campaign recently launched by the Ministry of Administrative Development that has the task of convincing  and encouraging citizens in Syria to be active partners with government in finding weak points in each state institution for making qualitative change in the post-war period. 

The campaign, besides several activities held by the above mentioned ministry, paves the way for launching a website, which will measure the level of corruption, facilities, the satisfaction of citizens and employees and the quality of services, according to Dr. Salam Saffaf, Minister of Administrative Development.

Opposition Figure to ST: Any Talks outside Syria Must Pave the Way for National Conference in Damascus

Secretary General of the National Youth Party for Justice and Development (Youth Party for Building and Change) has stressed that the west tries through Geneva talks to prolong the crisis in Syria and to impose its will upon the Syrians

Berwin Ibrahem told the Syriatimes e-newspaper on Saturday that the west wants to reach solutions to the crisis in Syria in Geneva talks, which is a western platform, in order to impose its will on the Syrians and to draw a road map for Syria.

Syria’s Territorial Unity ‘Red Line’, Stresses MP Nora Arissian

The Syrian member of parliament Dr. Nora Arissian has called on Turkey to abandon its expansion dreams, reiterating that Syria’s territorial unity is a red line and no one will be allowed to encroach on it.

She told the Syriatimes e-newspaper on Wednesday that the Turkish aggression on Afrin region comes within Turkish aggressions on the Syrian territory and sovereignty and it is part of Turkey’s new Ottoman empire dreams.

“Had the international community had condemned Turkey’s atrocities against Armenians, Syriacs and region’s peoples, Turkey would not have dared to carry out an aggression on Syrian areas,” she added, indicating that she said this statement during her today’s intervention in the People’s Assembly [Parliament].