Army units tighten control over al-Qaryateen Dam and several areas in Homs countryside

Homes - A military source said that army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, on Tuesday tightened  control over Mahsa Mountain, Swanat al-Mahsa, al-Qaryateen Dam, al-Khanzir Mountain, Tloul al-Khedaryiat, Tloul al-Amida, Talet Um Twaiqa, Sahabat al-Mashtal, Talet al-Etisalat and the train station in the eastern countryside of Homs central province, SANA reported.

Four martyred, 30 injured in terrorist car bombing in Homs

Homs – Four people were martyred and 30 others got injured when terrorists detonated a car bomb near the main electricity station in al-Zahraa neighborhood in Homs city.

Two terrorists detonated a booby-trapped pickup in front of the electricity station, claiming the lives of four people and injuring 30 others, in addition to causing material damage in the place of explosion, SANA reported.

SANA pointed out that  member of a security patrol suspected a car and opened fired on it before it reached the surrounding of al-Ahli Hospital and the heavily-populated main square in al-Zahraa neighborhood before the terrorists blew themselves up in the car.

Authorities destroy booby-trapped car with two terrorists onboard on Damascus International Airport Road

Damascus Countryside - Authorities on Tuesday thwarted a terrorists’ attempt of detonating a car bomb near al-Mustaqbal crossroad on Damascus International Airport Road.

A source at Damascus Police Command said that authorities destroyed a car bomb carrying two suicide terrorists before they reached a check point near al-Mustaqbal crossroad that leads to al-Sayyda Zeinab town in Damascus Countryside Province, SANA reported.

Health Minister Urges WHO to Work for Lifting Sanctions on Syrian People

GENEVA– Health Minister Nizar Yazigi discussed with Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region at the World Health Organization (WHO) Mahmoud Fikri cooperation between the Ministry and the Organization.

During the meeting, Yazigi reviewed the current health situation in Syria and the Ministry’s efforts to provide citizens with preventative, curative and quality emergency health services without discrimination, according to SANA.

The Minister called on the WHO to work towards lifting the unjust and coercive sanctions imposed on the Syrian people due to their negative impact on the Ministry’s efforts to provide the Syrian people’s medical needs, particularly in terms of importing medicine, vaccines, medical equipment, and spare parts.

Terrorists’ Crimes, Unfair Sanctions Worsened Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: al-Maollem

DAMASCUS, (ST)-Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer on Monday discussed cooperation between the Syrian government and the ICRC as to meet the humanitarian needs of the Syrian citizens.

Al-Moallem reviewed the government’s efforts to improve the living and humanitarian condition of the Syrian people countrywide in addition to the positive results of the national reconciliation process going on in several areas despite difficulties resulted from the crimes of the foreign-backed terrorist groups. He stressed that the terrorists’ crimes plus the unfair western sanctions on Syria have played a big role in the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Syria.

A person martyred, 16 others injured in terrorist attack with mortar shells

Deir Ezzor, Daraa - A person was martyred and 13 others were injured on Monday in a terrorist attack with mortar shells fired by ISIS terrorists on Harabesh neighborhood on the eastern outskirts of Deir Ezzor City.

ISIS terrorists targeted with mortar shells ISIS-besieged neighborhood of Harabesh, claiming the life of a person and injuring 13 others, in addition to causing material damage to a number of houses and properties, SANA reported.

Homs City 'Safe' after Departure of Final Batch of Gunmen from al-Waer Neighborhood

Homs Governor has underscored that Homs city has become safe after the final batch of gunmen and some of their families' members, who rejected reconciliation, left al-Waer neighborhood in accordance with reconciliation deal reached last March. 

Speaking to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), Talal al-Barazi said that al-Waer neighborhood   is now clear of weapons and gunmen after completing the departure of the final batch of gunmen and some of their families' members from there.