Army units kill tens of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in several areas

Provinces – Army units carried out on Thursday military operations against dens and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Daraa al-Balad area and its surrounding and in al-Modawara village in al-Lajat area located in the countryside of Daraa and Sweida provinces.

A military source said that more than 12 terrorists were killed, others were injured and a a vehicle was destroyed during the army’s operations, SANA reported.

Deir Ezzor

Army units , backed by Air Force, carried out a series of raids against ISIS terrorists’ positions in the villages of al-Jneina , al-Huseiniya, Ayash, al-Boughailieh and the neighborhoods of al-Sinaa, al-Hamediyh,khasarat, and al-kanamat, and the surroundings of the Panorama area in Deir Ezzor, killing or injuring many of the terrorists.

Speaker Abbas discusses enhancing parliamentary relations with Czech Ambassador

Damascus - Speaker of the People’s Assembly Hadiyeh Abbas affirmed on Thursday the importance of developing relations between Syria and Czech Republic, particularly the parliamentary relations to serve the interest of the two friendly countries.

During a meeting with Czech Ambassador in Damascus Eva Filipi and the members of Syrian-Czech Friendship Association at the People’s Assembly, Abbas asserted the importance of activating the work of the Association to continue to enhance communication between the Syrian and Czech MPs due to their important role in promoting the level of bilateral relations in various fields, SANA reported.

Two persons martyred, 9 others injured

Daraa - Two persons were martyred and 9 others, among them 6 women, were injured in armed groups’ rocket shells attack on several areas in the city of Daraa in a new violation of the Russian de-escalation zone memorandum in Syria.

A person was martyred and three others, among them a woman, were injured, one of them in critical situation, in armed groups’ rocket shell fired on the entrance of al-Sharq private Hospital in al-Kashef neighborhood, SANA reported.

Khamis: National Project for Administrative Reform a Core to Build Post-War Syria

DAMASCUS-Prime Minister Imad Khamis affirmed that launching the national project for administrative reform by President Bashar Al-Assad on Tuesday comes within exceptional conditions, adding the project is considered as the basic core to build post-war Syria.

"The project, with that volume of a reform development process, during these exceptional conditions, bears strong messages that Syria, following 7-years of unjust war, began to recover and it is a strong state which fights terrorism and at the same time it goes ahead with the development process,” Khamis said in an interview with the Syrian TV on Wednesday.

Army kills scores of terrorists in many areas across the country

Provinces - Army and Armed Forces units carried out air and artillery strikes against ISIS terrorists’ hotbeds and movements in Deir Ezzor.

A military source said that the army units engaged on Wednesday in fierce clashes with ISIS terrorist groups which attacked military points on the direction of al-Jbeileh neighborhood, al-Tanmieh sector, and near the graveyards area in Deir Ezzor, SANA reported.

Shaaban: Palestine Will Remain the Compass

DAMASCUS, (ST)-Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban asserted that Arabs cannot exist without resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict in a manner that guarantees their dignity and future, asserting that victory is coming.

In a speech at the Al-Quds Cultural Day which began its activities on Wednesday at Dar al-Baath in Damascus, Shaaban, who is the chairperson of the board of trustees of the Syrian branch of Al-Quds International Foundation, said that “Palestine will remain the compass, and Al-Quds is our soul and identity.”

Syria Doesn't Treat Palestinians in the Country as Refugees

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Fayssal al-Mikdad has stressed that Syria deals with refugees within the humanitarian framework to provide appropriate assistance and protection that ensure decent life for all.

Al-Mikdad made the remarks during a festivity held in Damascus by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Office in Syria to mark World Refugee Day.

The deputy minister said that Syria does not consider or treat the Palestinians in the country as refugees. He hoped that the Palestinians would achieve their ultimate goal in returning to Palestine and establish their independent state.