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Syrian army advances towards the southern Idleb countryside

Over the past hours, the Syrian army was engaged in clashes with Turkish -backed terrorist groups affiliated to al-Nusra Front and other groups in Tal al-Nar, Sheikh Mustafa, Naqir, Kafer Sejneh, Arenbeh and Stoh al-Der areas in the southern countryside of Idleb.

The clashes ended with liberating the above mentioned five areas and destroying vehicles that used by terrorists to attack military positions in the region.

Russian Embassy holds reception on occasion of Defender of the Fatherland Day

Damascus,(ST)– The Russian Embassy in Damascus organized a reception at Dama Rose Hotel on occasion of the 102nd Defender of the Fatherland Day.

Colonel Alexander Grinenko, the military attaché to the Russian embassy, confirmed in a speech that the Russian forces stand alongside the Syrian Arab Army in fighting terrorism and its masters who exploit it to achieve geopolitical goals.

Grinenko  emphasized the need for avoiding double standards and unusual claims in international politics, and to instead employ approaches based on just and fair basis.

Syrian Air Defenses intercept Israeli missiles over the vicinity of Damascus

A military source declared: "Yesterday at 23:25, the Israeli jets fired multiple barrages of missiles from outside the Syrian airspace towards the vicinity of Damascus."
It added that the Syrian Air Defenses intercepted the missiles and downed most of them before reaching their goals.
The Israeli jet were over the occupied Golan when they fired the missiles.

Syria, UNFPA discuss cooperation in providing necessary services to children and women in Lattakia

Governor of Lattakia Ibrahim Khudr Al-Salem discussed with Deputy Representative of the United Nations Population Fund  ( UNFPA ) in Syria Fabrizia Valchioni and the accompanying delegation prospects of cooperation in various fields.

The governor highly appreciated the remarkable efforts of the UNFPA to support the government's plans in the field of improving public services.

Al-Salem drew attention to the UNFPA's major contribution to providing basic services to children, women and reproductive health and to rehabilitating social centers.

He pointed out that the UNFPA continues carrying out its work programs in Syria which help settle the people in the targeted areas.

The UN Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) reelects al-Jaafari as its rapporteur

The UN Special Committee on the Situation with Regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples reelected Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari as its rapporteur.

During the session chaired by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Permanent Representative of Grenada was reelected as the head of the Committee, and the representatives of Indonesia, Cuba, and Sierra Leone as deputy heads.

The Committee on Decolonization is also known as C-24.

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A mass gathering in Aleppo to celebrate the Syrian Arab army's victories against terrorism

 On February 23, the city of Aleppo witnessed a mass gathering celebrating the victories of the Syrian Arab Army against terrorism in the western and northwestern countryside of Aleppo.

Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Rima Qadri, members of the Union of Charitable Societies, Associations of Disabilities and other charities participated in the mass gathering in the Square of the President in Aleppo city’s downtown.

The Syrian Arab army liberates the villages of Sheikh Dams and Hantoutin in the southern countryside of Idlib

 The Syrian Arab Army liberated today the villages of Sheikh Dams and Hantoutin, west of Ma`rat al-Numan, in the southern countryside of Idlib, after inflicting the terrorists with heavy losses of personnel and equipment.

SANA reporter pointed out that units of the army continued their intensified operations against the terrorist organizations and liberated the villages of Sheikh Dams and Hantoutin southwest and northwest of Maarat al-Numan in the southern countryside of Idlib. The army units destroyed the last terrorist gatherings and fortifications and chased their defeated remnants that head towards the towns of Kafarsajna and Maarzita.