Arrangements Made to Welcome Displaced Syrian Families Returning from Jordan

DARAA, (ST)- Concerned parties in the Syrian province of Daraa, in the southwest of the country, have made all arrangements at Naseeb border crossing in preparation for the return of a batch of displaced Syrian families from Jordan to their villages and towns which were liberated from terrorism by the Syrian Arab army.

SANA reporter at the border crossing center said that the concerned authorities in the governorate of Daraa brought two mobile clinics and three ambulances to provide health services to the displaced people upon their arrival at the center. Buses were also prepared to transfer the returning families to their houses.

Rabah Annual Festival in Homs countryside

In the presence of Homs Governor, Mr. Talal Al-Barazi and an impressive official and public crowd, the annual” Rabah Festival “, was launched on Sunday after several years of absence because of war. The festival was distinguished by raising the highest flag of the Syrian Arab Republic between two mountains to flutter in the sky of Rabah marking the victories achieved by the Syrian army in various regions.

Mr. Al-Barazi said during the opening ceremony: "Rabah Festival today is a continuation of the cultural, arts, poetry, literature, sports and joy festivals being held throughout Homs and this festival has its own specialty with regards to the Cultural, literary and social activities which will last for five days”.

Army liberates more areas in Sweida Badiyah

Sweida - Syrian Arab Army’s units, in cooperation with the allied forces, achieved a new progress against Daesh (ISIS) terrorists in Sweida Badiyah (desert), tightening the noose around them in Tiloul al-Safa.

SANA said that the army units and the allied forces advanced in the northeastern direction in the depth of Sweida Badiyah and liberated Marqab Qabian, Hwiet Ghsein, al-Kaseera and Tel Abu Ghanem to the north and northwest of Tiloul al-Safa following heavy clashes with Daesh terrorists.

SANA added that the army’s new advance resulted in destroying fortified positions and depots for the terrorists, in parallel with pursing the terrorists fleeing.

SANA clarified that tightening the noose around the remnants of the terrorists positioned in the area which is of a rugged and complex nature, cutting their supplying routes and destroying their positions with the appropriate weapons is accelerating their defeat and increasing their losses, while the engineering units are combing the liberated areas and dismantling the IEDs and mines left behind by the terrorists.

Doors Are Widely Open for All Displaced Syrians to Return Home Safely: Minister

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The return of displaced Syrians to their homeland is a priority for the  Syrian government, Minister of Local Administration and Environment Hussein Makhlouf, who is also Head of the Coordination Committee for the Return of Displaced Syrians, has stressed, pointing out that doors are widely opened for all displaced Syrians to return home safely.

Speaking to foreign media representatives at the ministry's headquarters on Monday, Makhlouf said the government's efforts are currently concentrating on helping the Syrian refugees return home and on preparing the ground for this purpose including creating job opportunities and improving living conditions.

More Displaced Syrians Return Home from Lebanon through Jdeidet Yabous Crossing

DAMASCUS COUNTRYSIDE, (ST)- Concerned parties in Syria and Lebanon continue their efforts as to help the displaced Syrians return from Lebanon to their houses in Damascus Countryside across the Jdeidet Yabous border crossing. The displaced people had been forced to leave their homeland to Lebanon fleeing the criminal acts of the terrorist organizations.

SANA reporter to the border crossing said that after completing preparations to restore normal life to the areas liberated by the Syrian Arab army from terrorism, a new batch of displaced Syrians arrived today in their villages in Damascus countryside.

Army destroys terrorists’ hotbeds in Hama northern countryside

Hama - Army units on Sunday carried out precise strikes against gatherings and supply routes of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and the affiliated groups in Hama northern countryside.

SANA said that army units operating in the direction of al-Ghab plain destroyed with a remote-controlled rocket terrorists’ car on Jisr al-Shoghour Bridge-al-Sarmaniyeh road, killing all terrorists on board, among them terrorist Abdul-Rahim al-Abdo.

Army establishes control over administrative borders of Sweida eastern countryside

Sweida - Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, expanded control over new areas in Sweida eastern Badiyah (desert) after engaging in violent clashes with Daesh (ISIS) terrorists.

SANA said Sunday that army units established full control over the administrative borders of Sweida eastern countryside after eliminating many terrorists, while the remnants fled away.

SANA added that army units continued operations against Daesh gatherings in the direction of the administrative borders of Damascus Countryside Province after regaining control over Tal Manat al-Husan, and they advanced in the direction of Ard al-Baida and al Rahbeh.