US Administration Doesn't Have Right to Decide Destiny of Occupied Syrian Golan: Foreign Ministry

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has urged Chief of the United Nations to issue an official statement explaining the international organization's clear-cut stance on the Israeli occupation of the Syrian Arab Golan.    

In a message to the UN Chief and President of the Security Council regarding US President Donald Trump's irresponsible and dangerous statements  on the occupied Syrian Golan, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates stressed that the occupied Syrian Golan is part and parcel of the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic and that the restoration of this strategic land to the Syrian sovereignty by all internationally-guaranteed means has been a priority of the Syrian national policy and an eternal right that will not be subjected to any kind of bargaining or concession.

Army destroys al-Nusra terrorists’ dens and fortified points in Hama countryside

Hama - Units of the Syrian Arab Army on Friday retaliated to terrorists’ breaches of the de-escalation zone agreement trying to infiltrate into military points and safe areas in the northern countryside of Hama.

SANA said that the army units targeted with rocket and artillery strikes Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ hideouts and their fortified positions on outskirts of al-Madeeq Castle and Jisr Beit al-Ras in Hama northern countryside.

Several hideouts and fortified positions for al-Nusra terrorists were destroyed, and many of them were killed or injured as the result of the army’s strikes.

Syria Offers Condolences to Iraq over Victims of Ferry Sinking

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has expressed deep sorrow over the ferry sinking incident in Tigris river  that claimed the lives of more than 90 Iraqis, most of them women and children, an official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said on Friday.

The source added that the Syrian Arab Republic deeply sympathizes with the brotherly Iraqi people over this painful incident and expresses heartfelt condolences to the Iraqi government and the bereaved families of the victims.

Syria Condemns Trump's Remarks on Occupied Golan, Stresses Golan Will always Be Syrian Arab Territory

 DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has condemned in the strongest terms the irresponsible remarks made by US President Donald Trump on the occupied Syrian Golan, stressing that these remarks won't change the fact that Golan will always be a Syrian Arab territory.

An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said in a statement to SANA on Friday that  Trump's statements reaffirm the United States' blind bias towards the Zionist occupation entity and its limitless support for Israel's aggressive behavior.

In a tweet on Thursday, Trump shamelessly said that it is time for the United States to "fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty" over the occupied Syrian Golan, which, he claimed, "is of critical strategic and security importance to Israel and Regional Stability".

Trump Disregards International Resolutions, Announces Intention to Recognize "Israel's Sovereignty" over Occupied Syrian Golan

NEW YORK, (ST)-Within the framework of his biased policy in favor of the Israeli occupation entity and his continuous sought to legalize the Israeli occupation of the occupied Arab territories, US President Donald trump announced his intention to recognize "Israel's sovereignty" over the occupied Syrian Golan, paying no heed to international resolutions on this important Syrian area.

In a tweet on Thursday, Trump shamelessly said that it is time for the United States to "fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty" over the occupied Syrian Golan, which, he claimed, "is of critical strategic and security importance to Israel and Regional Stability".

The Syrian Golan was occupied by Israel in 1967.

Mrs. Asma Al-Assad to Mothers of Kidnapped Persons: Your Sons are Ours and Your Pain Is Ours

DAMASCUS, (ST)- On Mother's Day, March 21st, 2019, Mrs. Asma Al-Assad received a number of Syrian mothers whose kidnapped sons have not been released from abduction yet, according to the Syrian Presidency facebook page.

"Glory and Pride are to you, to your sons and to all who sacrificed for Syria to live…You as well as the mothers of the martyrs and the wounded have taught us that steadfastness, strength and even happiness despite pain are a decision we made to keep standing firm," Mrs. Asma told the mothers of the kidnapped.

Terrorist groups fire rocket shells on Shataha town, Hama countryside

Hama - Terrorist groups targeted with rocket shells safe areas in Hama northern countryside, in a new breach of the de-escalation zone area agreement.

SANA said that the terrorist groups on Thursday afternoon fired a number of rocket shells on the citizens’ houses in Shataha town in the northern countryside of Hama, causing material damage to the citizens’ houses and their properties.