The army discovers chemical substances of a Saudi source in Old City of Aleppo

Aleppo – An army unit discovered on Wednesday chemical substances of a Saudi source left behind by the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the Old City of Aleppo.

During the army’s continued operations of combing the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city after terrorists were expelled, an army unit discovered chemical materials of a Saudi source in a depot in Old Aleppo, SANA reported.

Syrian Officials Offer Condolences over Death of Rafsanjani at Iranian Embassy

Damascus – A number of Syrian officials offered on Tuesday condolences on the death of Iran’s Former President and Head of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani at the Iranian Embassy in Damascus.

A number of citizens martyred, others injured by ISIS attack in Deir Ezzor

Provinces – A number of citizens were martyred on Tuesday by rocket shells fired by ISIS terrorists on residential neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor city.

ISIS terrorists fired rocket shells at residential neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor, killing a number of citizens and injuring others, in addition to causing material damage to houses and public and private properties, SANA reported.

In Idleb, terrorist groups violated the cessation of hostilities agreement on Tuesday by firing mortars and rocket shells at the besieged al-Fouaa town northern countryside of the province.

Local sources said that terrorist groups positioned in Binish area targeted residential neighborhoods of the besieged al-Fouaa town with a number of mortars and rocket shells, causing material damage to houses and public and private properties.

Army kills scores of ISIS terrorists in Deir Ezzor and Homs

Provinces – Army and Armed Forces units carried out special operations targeting sites and gatherings for ISIS in the area surrounding Deir Ezzor Airport and al-Jafra village and in the villages of al-Husseinieh, al-Bghilieh, al-Bo Omar, al-Abd, Hawijet al-Mriaia and al-Tharda Mountain, according to SANA.

As a result of the army’s operations, a number of terrorists were killed, others were injured, and a number of their sites and one heavy machinegun were destroyed.

Army units engaged in heavy clashes with ISIS terrorists in al-Rashdia neighborhood and Cinema Fouad Street, killing many terrorists, injuring many others, and destroying a car bomb rigged with big amounts of highly explosive materials before arriving at one of the military posts, SANA added.

Delegated by President Al-Assad, Ambassador Abdul-Kareem Participates in Funeral of Late Patriarch Cappucci

Beirut- Delegated by President Bashar Al-Assad, Syria’s Ambassador in Beirut Ali Abdul-Kareem participated in the funeral of Patriarch Hilarion Cappucci of Jerusalem which was held in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Annunciation in Beirut, headed by Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Gregorios III Laham, according to SANA.

In a speech delivered during the Eternal Rest Prayer, Patriarch Laham said that the late patriarch defended the Palestinian cause until his last breath and always declared his desire to return to Palestine to be close to its people and share their pain and suffering.

Army thwarts Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ attack in Salamiyeh countryside

Hama - Army units aided by the popular defense groups thwarted Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ attack on military posts in Salamiyeh Countryside.

The army bombarded movements of Jabhat al-Nusra-linked terrorists behind al-Beit al-Saudi in al-Satehiyat area, about 10 km west of Salamiyeh city, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment, SANA reported.

Mariani: Defeating Terrorism in Syria a Good News to France

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The terrorist attacks hitting France are similar to those targeting Syria as they carry the fingerprints of "Daesh" terrorist organization, Member  of the French National Assembly Thierry Mariani, head of the French Parliamentary delegation visiting Syria, has underscored, pointing out that Syria and France are facing a common enemy and "if this enemy is defeated in Syria it will be a good news to France."