Washington not Serious about Ending the Crisis in Syria: IHRC in Middle East

BEIRUT, (ST)- The US continuous support for terrorist organizations proves that it is not serious about ending to the crisis in Syria, Commissioner of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) in the Middle East Haitham Abu Said has affirmed.

 In a statement on Monday, Abu Said noted that "the US administration is not serious about ending the humanitarian tragedy in Syria through its insistence to keep supporting the terrorist organizations which have been committing crimes against innocent people.

"Brussels" conference on Syria, has been a mistake from the very beginning because it didn't invite the Syrian state to participate in the event though it (Syria) is the main party that is concerned in the Syrian affairs, Abu Said affirmed.

Syria Doesn't Bargain over Right to Defend Its Sovereignty: Defense Minister

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Defense Minister, General Ali Abdullah Ayyoub, has affirmed that Syria doesn't bargain over right to defend its sovereignty and restore control over all its lands.

In a press conference he held jointly with Chief of General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Baqeri and the Chief of Staff of Iraqi Army, Lieutenant General Othman al-Ghanmi, General Ayyoub said he held very important and successful  meetings with the Chiefs of the Army Staff of Iran and Iraq, pointing out that "the results of these meetings will help the three countries confront the challenges and dangers that emerged because of the spread of takfiri terrorism in this vital area of the world.

Syrian state will restore control over entire Syrian territory.. Idleb is no exception

"We don't bargain or negotiate over our right to defend our sovereignty and we will reestablish control over every inch of the Syrian lands… The Syrian state will restore full control over its entire territory either through reconciliation or through military force and Idleb will never be an exception as it is one of the four established de-escalation zones," said General Ayoub, noting that the other three de-escalation zones have returned to be under the Syrian state's control.

Syria's Geographic Position, Terrorist War against the Country Depicted in Three Recently Published Books

 Dar el-Sharq for Publication and Distribution recently issued three books by Syrian writer, Dr. Mohammad Yehya Kaadan, dealing with the geographic position of Syria and the Arab homeland, the invasions and conspiracies the region has been exposed to throughout history, the terrorist war on Syria and the need to preserve the Arab national and cultural identity in confrontation of the hostile schemes, according to a report published by SANA Arabic.

"Al-Roa’ya” (Vision), “ Al-Mukhtar” (the Chosen) and “Shahba” (nickname for the Syrian city of Aleppo) are the titles of the three books.

In his 178-page book “Al-Roa’ya”, the author reviews several axis of the Arab homeland’s geography and the colonialist campaigns it had faced, the national rising projects, the conspiracy hatched by some Arab regimes against Syria under the so-called "Arab Spring".

Foreign Ministry: US, Britain and France Aren't Invited to Participate in Syria Reconstruction

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has condemned the joint statement recently issued by the United States, Britain and France on Syria, stressing that these countries are fully responsible for the bloodshed that has been taking place in Syria and other countries of the region.

A official source at the ministry told SANA on Sunday that the joint statement is a historical document of lies, hypocrisy, deception, and falsification.

On Friday, the three countries plus Germany declared that they will not be participating in Syria's reconstruction as long as it is led by President Bashar al-Assad.

The source affirmed that these countries are not in the first place invited to take part in reconstruction in Syria, but they should pay compensations for the killing and destruction caused by their heinous crimes.

10 civilians killed in US-led coalition shelling on al-Baghouz Camp, Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor - Ten civilians were killed in a new aggression launched by US-led coalition on al-Baghouz Camp in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.

Civil sources told SANA that the warplanes of the US-led coalition on Sunday shelled al-Baghouz Camp and its surroundings, claiming the lives of at least ten civilians, among whom children and women fleeing from Daesh (ISIS) terrorists’ crimes in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor alongside the Iraqi border.

The sources indicated that the continuous air raids carried out by the coalition have made al-Baghouz area to almost complete wreckage, not to mention the increasing numbers of the killed persons, especially children.

Army destroys dens of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Hama northern countryside

Hama - The Syrian Arab Army units have launched intensive strikes on the movements and gatherings of terrorist groups in response to their frequent violations of the de-escalation zone agreement.

SANA said that an army unit carried out artillery strikes on the positions and fortified positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other armed groups affiliated to it in the outskirts of the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northern Hama.

The strikes ended up with inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists in personnel and equipment and destroying  several dens, weapons and ammunition for them.

Al-Moallem to Pedersen: Political Process on Syria Should be Owned and Led by the Syrians

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem has reiterated that the political process on Syria should be owned and led by the Syrians, who have the exclusive right to decide the future of their country.

Al-Maollem made the remarks during his meeting on Sunday with Geir Pederson, the UN Chief Special Envoy for Syria, and the accompanying delegation. The meeting focused on several topics relating to the political process in Syria, including the committee for discussing the Syrian constitution.

Al-Moalem reaffirmed Syria’s readiness to cooperate with the UN Chief’s envoy as to make his mission in facilitating the intra-Syrian dialogue a success in order to reach a political solution that achieves the interests of all the Syrians and preserves Syria’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and that also leads to completely eliminating terrorism and end the illegal presence of foreign forces in Syria.