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Dead and wounded in the ranks of the (Qasad) militia as a result of machine-gun and IED (improvised explosive devices )attacks in Raqqa and Deir Ezzor countryside

Raqqa and Deir Ezzor,(ST)- There were deaths and injuries among the "Qasad militia" supported by the American occupation forces in attacks with automatic weapons and improvised explosive devices in the countryside of Raqqa and Deir Ezzor, in parallel with the growing popular rejection of its presence in the areas of where it is found in the Jazeera region.

In Raqqa, local sources reported that two Qasad militia were killed by unidentified gunmen near the town of Tal Al-Samen, north of Raqqa, in parallel with the explosion of a device in a military vehicle belonging to the militia in the vicinity of Abu Sharb village in the same countryside.

In the same context, local sources reported that an explosive device targeted the building of the so-called Dar Al-Maraa (Women’s House) of the “Qasad militia” in the town of Al-Susah, east of Deir Al-Zour, indicating that the militia members imposed a security cordon around the building .

Yesterday, four members of the "Qasad militia" were killed and several others were wounded in attacks on their movement axes and headquarters in the village of Al-Faj in the countryside of Al-Hol sub-district, east of Al-Hasakah, and on one of the militia's headquarters in the vicinity of the youth housing area in the city of Raqqa and near the town of Al-Kashkiya, east of Deir Ezzor.

Two people wounded in blast of an explosive device in Daraa

DARAA, (ST)- Two people were wounded on Wednesday in the blast of an explosive device placed by terrorists in a car parked near a garden in al-Matar neighborhood in Daraa city. 

SANA reporter said that one of the wounded persons suffered a serious injury, noting that the explosion also caused material damage in the site.

Syria, UNHCR discuss cooperation to deliver humanitarian aid to Syrians in need

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem and the Commissioner of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi discussed during a meeting on Wednesday means of enhancing cooperation and coordination between the Syrian government and the UN agency to guarantee delivering humanitarian aid to Syrians in need and to provide as much support as possible to the Syrian citizens in the face of the current difficult humanitarian and economic circumstances.

Al-Moallem called on the UNHCR and all the organizations working in Syria to continuously coordinate with the Syrian government’s institutions in order to join efforts so as to guarantee the delivery of humanitarian aid to the citizens and implement vital projects that support the Syrians in the confrontation of the terrorist war and the unilateral coercive measures imposed on them.

American occupation forces continue to reinforce their bases in al-Hasaka city

Al-Hasaka, (ST) - The US occupation forces have reinforced their illegal presence in Al-Hasaka city, by continuing to provide their illegal bases and occupation points with military and logistical equipment 

 SANA's correspondent, quoting local sources, stated that 13 trucks belonging to the American occupation forces, completely covered, moved from the city of Hasaka on the Hasaka / Qamishli road, heading to one of their illegal headquarters and bases in the Al-Malikiyah region, in the northeastern countryside.

Yesterday, a helicopter belonging to the American occupation forces fell in the village of Tal Haddad in the Yarubiyah district in the far eastern countryside of Hasaka.

Cultural activity of the Cuban Embassy on the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Syria

Damascus,(ST)-The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Damascus held a cultural event marking the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Syria, at the Arab Cultural Center in Abu Rummaneh.

In his speech, the Cuban Ambassador in Damascus Miguel Porto Parga affirmed his country's firm and supportive stance for the Syrian people and their legitimate leadership in their war against global terrorism, considering that Syria, by confronting terrorism, is defending the peoples of the whole world.

Porto Parga referred to the depth of the historical relations between the two countries and their mutual support in international forums on issues of concern to their peoples, in addition to their common struggle against imperialist designs in defense of peace and freedom.

The Cuban ambassador pointed out that Syria and Cuba have faced hostile policies that are based on economic and commercial suffocation, considering that the struggle for independence and sovereignty is a struggle for the future and building the country and a just society.

During the celebration, a documentary film was shown that included the most important historical stages in the relations between the two countries, including visits by official delegations, in addition to the agreements signed between them, and the presentation of art paintings by the plastic artist Doaa Bastati.

Syria says US- backed separatist SDF militia systematically targets education sector

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has affirmed the continuity of the crimes of the US-backed "Syrian Democratic Forces" militia against the residents in militia-held areas. 
In a statement released today on the SDF militia's terrorist crimes against Syria's children and educational institutions, the ministry said that the SDF militia has made systematic violations since 2013 where it started to intervene in the curriculum and to seize schools forcibly and turn them into military sites and jails. 

Cabinet approves re-running flights to and From Damascus International Airport for passengers

The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed to re-run flights to and from Damascus International Airport for passengers as of October 1st in accordance with conditions and criteria which guarantee general safety.