ISIS Terrorists Confess to Receiving Training to Carry out Crimes against Civilians in Hama

DAMASCUS- Three terrorists belonging to ISIS terrorist organization admitted that they were heading to a busy location at a time of active movement of employees and citizens in Hama city to carry out terrorist attacks in order to inflict the greatest number of casualties, SANA reported.

On July 17th, the authorities arrested 3 terrorists who were wearing explosive belts near al-Arba’in roundabout in Hama while they were heading to the middle of the city and planning to target a certain location with successive bombings to kill the largest possible number of civilians.

Primer Khamis Starts Official Visit to Iran to Attend Swearing-in Ceremony of President Rouhani

TEHRAN- Prime Minister Imad Khamis started on Friday an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran to represent President Bashar Al-Assad at the swearing-in ceremony of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

During the visit, Primer Khamis will meet a number of senior Iranian officials to discuss the development of strategic relations between the two countries on various levels for the benefit of the two friendly peoples, according to SANA.

Syrian Air Force destroys 2 ISIS bases in Homs’ eastern countryside

Homs – The Syrian Air Force destroyed two bases for ISIS terror organization that contained reconnaissance drones, vehicles, and weapons in the eastern countryside of Homs province.

A military source said that the Syrian Air Force carried out concentrated airstrikes on positions for ISIS in Khatamlo and Oum Twaina in the eastern countryside of Homs, resulting in destroying a base containing reconnaissance drones and equipment in Khatamlo and a base containing four tanks, a rocket cache, and artillery shells in Oum Twaina, killing all the terrorists inside the bases, SANA reported.

Woman, Seven Children Martyred in US-Led Coalition Raids on Residential Areas in Raqqa

 RAQQA, (ST)- The US-Led Coalition on Friday committed a new massacre that claimed the lives of 8 people, a woman and seven children, and wounded scores of civilians in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

Local sources told SANA that the warplanes of the coalition, led by Washington allegedly to fight ISIS terrorist group, raided several residential areas in Raqqa last night leading to the martyrdom of seven children and a woman from one family and the wounding of many other people and caused damage to citizens' houses and properties.

DU Honors 25 Students who Participated in 'Aleppo Triumphs' Exhibition

DAMASCUS,(ST)-Damascus University has honored 25 students from  Geography Department at the Faculty of Literature, who participated in 'Aleppo triumphs' exhibition held last May.

The honoring ceremony was held at Rida Saed Hall on Thursday where the Rector of Damascus University (DU) Mohammad Hassan al-Kurdi talked about the importance of the 'Aleppo triumphs' exhibition, which documented the ancient sites and buildings damaged by terrorist organizations in the old city of Aleppo and in other areas in the country.

Al-Mikdad: Iraq's Victory in Mosul a Turning Point in the War on Terrorism

 DAMASCUS, (ST)- Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatiates Faisal al-Mikdad has stressed that the victory of the Iraqi army and Hashd Shaabi in Mosul is a turning point in the history of the war on terrorism.

Al-Mikdad made the remarks during his meeting on Thursday with the Ambassador of the Arab Department in the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Saad Mohammed Ridha. The meeting focused on ways to enhance bilateral ties and cooperation and coordination in the fight against terrorism.

He said that Iraqis victory is a victory for the Syrians and it will reflect positively on Syria, the region and the entire world, pointing out that Syria stands against all schemes targeting the Iraqi state and backs Iraq's unity and sovereignty over its entire territory.

Army destroys positions and heavy equipment for ISIS terrorists in Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor – Army units, backed by the Air Force, launched intensive strikes against positions and supply routes of ISIS terrorist organization in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor city.

SANA said that the Air Force and Artillery of the Syrian army carried out on Thursday intensive strikes on ISIS terrorists’ gatherings and movements in the surroundings of al-Banorama area, the airport, Wadi al-Thurdeh, the graveyards, Huweijet Sakr, al-Mrei’iyeh, Tallet Alloush and al-Bugheiliyeh village in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor, killing or injuring many of the terrorists, destroying fortified points, artillery emplacements for them and an car equipped with a machinegun.