Four Civilians Martyred, Others Injured in Terrorist Attacks in Damascus and Sweida

DAMASCUS/SWEIDA– A civilian was martyred and 16 others were injured in mortar attacks by armed groups on residential neighborhoods in Damascus city in a new breach of the de-escalation agreement in the Eastern Ghouta.

A source at Damascus Police Command said that armed groups located in the Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside fired rocket shells at 29 Ayyar Street, al-Shaghour neighborhood, and al-Abbasiyeen area, claiming the life of a civilian and inflicting injuries of varying severity on 16 civilians, according to SANA.

The source added that the attacks also caused material damage to public and private properties and shops in the areas.

Syria's Victory over Conspiracy Inevitable: OSPAAAL Secretary General

HAVANA, (ST)- Lourdes Cervantes, Secretary General the Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America (OSPAAAL) has stressed that Syria's victory over the conspiracy hatched  against it by the powers of world Imperialism and the reactionary Arab regimes is inevitable.

During her meeting with the Syrian Ambassador to Cuba Idris Mayya, Cervantes hailed the victories being achieved by the Syrian Arab army in the battle against terrorism, stressing that OSPAAAl  highly appreciates the wise leadership of President Bashar Al-Assad and his adherence to  Syria's sovereignty and independence.

Foreign Ministry Criticizes Glaring Contradictions, Errors in UN-OPCW Report, Condemns French Chemical Accusations

DAMASCUS– The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Monday sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General and the head of the Security Council on the report by the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism issued on October 26, which contained a number of clear technical and legal contradictions and errors in the work of the OPCW fact-finding team and the joint investigative mechanism, adding that the report was written before the investigations even began, SANA reported.

Army establishes control over Sarha al-Shimalieh village in Hama countryside

Hama - Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, established control over Sarha al-Shimalieh village in northeastern countryside of Hama.

SANA said that the army units hunted Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the northeastern countryside of Hama, establishing control over Sarha al-Shimalieh village to the west of Atheria town after destroying the last gatherings and fortifications of the terrorists there.

The army units are pursuing the remnants of al-Nusra terrorists in the village vicinity , while Engineering units of the Syrian Arab Army began dismantling mines and IEDs planted by al-Nusra among the citizens’ houses , public squares and streets, the reporter said.

Lt. Gen. Ayyoub inspects army units operating in Deir Ezzor and its countryside

Deir Ezzor – Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayyoub conducted a field tour inspecting army units operating in Deir Ezzor and its countryside.

Ayyoub met field commanders and soldiers, and the field commanders briefed him on the combat operations conducted in Deir Ezzor, the steps taken to secure liberated areas, and plans for upcoming operations, with Ayyoub providing instructions and praising the monumental efforts exerted by the soldiers in the fight against terrorism, SANA reported.

The Chief of General Staff toured liberated neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor city, witnessing the destruction caused by ISIS to public and private properties. He also inspected the weapons and ammo seized by the army from liberated neighborhoods, most of which are of Western origin.

The tour also covered the front lines in the battle against ISIS in Deir Ezzor countryside, with Ayyoub inspecting the armed forces’ readiness to carry out their tasks of uprooting the remaining terrorist hotbeds in the eastern area.

Ayyoub also visited injured army personnel at Martyr Ahmad Taha al-Huwaidi Hospital in Deir Ezzor.

Syria, Iran to Boost Coordination, Consultation to Enhance Victories of Resistance Axis on Terrorism

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Walid al-Moallem, Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and Ali Akbar Velayati, the Top Advisor of the Supreme leader of the Iranian Revolution for International Affairs have stressed the need to boost coordination and consultation within the coming era as to enhance the victories being achieved by the axis of resistance over terrorism and its supporters.

During a meeting on Monday, the two sides discussed the situation in Syria and the region in the light of the latest political and military developments. They also discussed means of strengthening bilateral ties.

Al-Moallem talked about developments on ground in Syria, hailing the major achievements being made by the Syrian army in cooperation with its allies and friends, and the latest of which was the liberation of Deir Ezzor city from ISIS terrorism.

Army Seizes Huge Amount of Weapons, Ammunitions and Chemical Elements in ISIS Dens in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR, (ST)- The Syrian Arab army's mopping up operations continued in the city of Deir Ezzor to dismantle and remove the explosive devices planted by ISIS terrorists in the buildings, houses, streets and squares of the city in a failed attempt to hinder the progress of the army units.

Deir Ezzor was declared yesterday entirely liberated from terrorists after the last stronghold of ISIS terrorist takfiri organization was eliminated.

SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor, said that immediately after announcing that security and stability was restored to Deir Ezzor, the army's engineering units started carrying mopping up operation in the city. During the operation, they found chemical elements and a number of explosive devices in al-Reshdeya neighborhood in addition to a factory for manufacturing explosive devices. They also found small spy planes, bombs, mines and explosive belts ISIS terrorists had prepared to carry out attacks against the people of Deir Ezzor.