Terrorists attack towns in Hama countryside with rockets

Hama -Terrorist groups continued on Friday their breaches of the de-escalation zone agreement and attacked with rockets Mhardah, Jub Ramlah and al-Raseef towns in Hama northern countryside.

A police source told SANA that the terrorist groups positioned in Latamneh and Kfar Zeita towns in Hama northern countryside targeted the citizens’ houses in  Mhardah, Jub Ramlah and al-Raseef towns, causing huge material damage to the properties.

Explosion at ammo depot west of Damascus

Damascus– An explosion occurred at an army ammunition depot belonging to the Syrian Arab Army to the west of Damascus, a military source said on Saturday, according to SANA.

The source clarified that the explosion was caused by the spread of fires burning the grass and dried plants near the depot in Mashroa Dommar area. 


Army kills terrorist groups, destroys a tank and vehicles for them in Hama countryside

Hama - Units of the Syrian Arab Army responded to terrorist organizations’ attacks in the direction of al-Hamamiyat/al-Jabein towns in Hama northern countryside, inflicting losses upon the terrorists.

SANA said that army units clashed with Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and the affiliated groups, which tried to make advance in the direction al-Hamamiyat/al-Jabein in the northern countryside of Hama, and make a progress towards Karnaz town, several kilometers to the west, backed by tanks, vehicles equipped with machineguns and a number of suicidal terrorists.

The clashed ended up with foiling the attack, killing a number of the terrorists, destroying a tank, an armored vehicle, and vehicles equipped with machineguns, and injuring a number of the terrorists, while the remaining fled towards Kafar Zeita and Latamina towns.

The reporter said that the army units combed the area later as SANA’s camera documented some of the terrorists bodies of foreign nationalities, in addition to vehicles, and munition left behind the terrorists.

Syria-Algeria Discuss Coordination to Activate Agreements on Employment and Social Insurance

GENEVA, (ST)- Syria’s Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Rima al-Qaderi and Algeria's Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security Tidjani Hassan Haddam have discussed mechanisms to activate memorandums of Understanding signed between the two countries in the domain of employment and social insurance.

The discussions were held on the sidelines of the 108th Session of International Labour Conference which kicked off on June 10th with the participation of 187 countries member in the International labor Organization (ILO), including Syria.

 Al-Qaderi stressed the need to coordinate stances on issues of common interest, particularly on the Israeli enemy’s violations against the Syrian workers in the occupied Syrian Golan and on condemning the unilateral coercive economic measures imposed on the Syrian people.

Huge Amounts of C4, Explosive Devices, Left by Terrorists, Found in Damascus Countryside

DAMASCUS COUNTRYSIDE-While combing the areas liberated from terrorism by the Syrian Arab Army, authorities seized tons of the C4 and TNT materials and a large number of explosive devices left behind by terrorists in the area of Beit Jin in Damascus southwestern countryside, according to SANA.

A source at the authorities told SANA reporter that the operations of securing the areas liberated from terrorism by the Syrian Arab Army are continued as over the past few hours, tons of the C4 and TNT materials, tens of explosive devices weighing from 25 to 100 kg and anti-personnel mines and anti-tank mines were found in Wadi Nuhaila in surroundings of Beit Jin village in Damascus southwestern countryside.

People's Assembly Approves Bill to Ratify Syrian-Russian Contract on Tartous Port Investment

DAMASCUS, (ST)-People's Assembly (PA) on Wednesday, approved a bill that provides for ratifying a contract signed between Syria's Tartous Port General Company and the Russian STG (Stroytransgaz) Engineering regarding the investment of Tartous Port.

According to the contract the Russian company is exempted from customs duties on the import of tools, materials and equipment necessary for the project and from all taxes and duties in Syria from the start of the contract until the end of the port expansion project, but not more than six years.

The bill also envisages the establishment of a board of directors of six people, three from each of the parties.

The bill is based on a cooperation protocol concluded in December 2018 by the 11th session of the Syrian-Russian Joint Committee.

Al-Maollem Due to Start Visit to China on June 16th

BEIJING, (ST)- The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday that Syria's Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem will start an official visit to China on June 16th.