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Normal life returning gradually to Abu Rasin area of Hasaka countryside after Army’s deployment

HASAKA, (ST)- Normal life has started to return gradually to Abu Rasin area and the nearby villages in the northern countryside of Hasaka given the state of stability established there after the deployment of the Syrian Arab Army in this area. The locals can now move safely and commercial activities have returned to the markets, according to SANA.

Au Rasin, 15 km away from the Syrian-Turkish borders, was the target of the Turkish occupation mercenaries’ attacks that caused the displacement of hundreds of locals. Today, those locals are returning to their houses in Abu Rasin and nearby villages due to the state of security and stability created after the Syrian army has deployed its forces there.

Our Mother of Reliefs Armenian Catholic Cathedral in Aleppo Reopened after being restored from damage caused by terrorism

ALEPPO, (ST)- The Armenian Catholic Cathedral of Our Mother of Reliefs was reopened on Saturday in al-Telal neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo after restoration and renovation works to fix the damage caused to the cathedral by terrorism had been completed.The opening ceremony was attended by Syria's Grand Mufti Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun, the Papal Ambassador to Syria Mario Zenari, Aleppo Mufti Mahmoud Akkam as well as several Islamic and Christian men of religion.

Head of the Armenian Catholic Community in Aleppo Archbishop Boutrus Mrayati stressed the importance of celebrating the reopening of the cathedral, which was built in 1840, as a spiritual occasion that aims at preserving Syria's history, pointing out that renovation works were carried out by national expertise.

Motorcycle bomb kills, injures a number of Turkish occupation-affiliated mercenaries in a village in Ras al-Ayn of Hassaka countryside

HASAKA, (ST)- A number of Turkish occupation mercenaries were killed and injured as a result of a motorcycle bomb blast in al-Sherka village in the southwest of Ras al-Ayn area in the northwestern countryside of Hasaka .

SANA reporter cited local sources as saying that a booby-trapped motorcycle exploded Saturday evening while a group of mercenaries affiliated to the Turkish occupation were passing through the border village of al-Sherka, killing and wounding a number of them.

In the same context, the Turkish occupation forces continue their aggression on the Syrian territories.

Syria takes part in charitable diplomatic bazaar in Bulgaria

SOFIA, (ST)- Syria, through its embassy in Bulgaria, took part in the 25th charitable diplomatic bazaar in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The bazaar was organized by the International Women’s Club there.

 A number of embassies accredited in Bulgaria as well as some organizations and parties concerned in social affairs and charity and humanitarian activities took part in the annual event.

The Syrian stand exhibited various products including fabrics, folklore clothes, embroideries, mosaic works, miniatures, Arab calligraphy works and some kinds of food and sweets that reflects the diversity of the Syrian cuisine.

A special stand was dedicated for Syrian-made furniture, artistic panels as well as publications on the Syrian cities. The stand presents documentaries in Bulgarian, Arabic, German and English languages about Syria's ancient history and the most beautiful archeological sites.

"One Million Smile" campaign launched by Basma Society

Basma Society for Caring for children suffering from cancer launched a campaign titled "A Million Smiles"which addressed different strata of the Syrian society to be active partners and supporters for the Society to expand its activities and make its services reach every Syrian child suffering from cancer.

Chairperson of the Board of the Society Soheir Bolad said that great voluntary efforts have been exerted over the past 13 years, noting that Basma unit at al-Bairouni hospital will be expanded to offer more treatment opportunities for children.

Syrian army conducts precision strikes against terrorists in Aleppo countryside

ALEPPO, (ST)_Syria army has conducted over the past hours precision strikes against the hideouts of terrorist groups, who fire rockets on safe areas in Aleppo province.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the army units targeted the hideouts of terrorists affiliated to al-Nusra Front and allied groups in Rashidin area and Mallah farms in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo.

"We Love You Syria" marathon held with the participation of 3000 contestants

Under the motto of " We Love You Syria" a marathon was held today with the participation of more than 3000 contestants  to deliver a message of love and peace from Syria to the whole world.

Organized by Damascus Governorate in cooperation with the General Federation of Sports, the marathon started at Umayyad Square and reached al-Jala'a Sports city where the participants gathered and threw colored objects in expression of their love to their homeland.