Dozens Martyred in HugeTerrorist Blast Targeting Buses Evacuating Locals of Kafraya and Faou'a

ALEPPO, (ST)- Tens of peoples were martyred and tens others were wounded as a result of a terrorist car bomb explosion that targeted the bus convoy evacuating the people of Kafraya and al-Fou'a villages of Idleb countryside to Aleppo.

The two villages have been besieged by terrorists since 2013.

The blast occurred in al-Rashidin area to the west of Aleppo, where the buses were waiting for entering Aleppo.

SANA reporter in Aleppo said the terrorist explosion caused the martyrdom of tens of civilians, most of them were children and women, and caused huge damage to the vehicles and ambulances.

Shaaban Affirms Constant Syrian-Russian-Iranian Coordination in Fight against Terrorism

MOSCOW, (ST)- The tripartite meeting of the foreign ministers of Syria, Russia and Iran in Moscow on Friday was a message of support for Syria and a message of rejection to the American aggression on the country, Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban has underscored, noting the constant coordination between the three countries on all developments, particularly cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

In a press conference today at the Russian Sputnik News Agency's headquarters, Shaaban said the American aggression on Syria was dangerous and unjustified as it came after the alleged chemical incident in Khan Sheikhoun was fabricated and prepared to blame the Syrian government and this was done in parallel with a huge western media campaign against Syria.

Fighting Terrorism National, International Responsibility

MOSCOW, (ST)- Speaker of the Syrian People's Assembly Hadiya Abbas has stressed that fighting terrorism is a national and international responsibility, thus  Syria has requested  for Russia's help in the war on terrorism.

Abbas, accompanied by a Parliamentary delegation, is on a visit to Moscow for talks on Syrian-Russian cooperation.

During her meeting with a delegation representing the Russian Social Council in Moscow on Thursday, Abbas said that the Syrian government has requested for Russia and Iran's assistance in the war on terror given the strategic ties between Syria and each of the two countries. She added that the Lebanese resistance has also joined Syria's battle against the terrorist groups which pose serious threat to the region and the entire world.

Four persons injured in terrorist attacks with shells

Provinces - Four persons were injured and material damage was caused due to terrorist attacks with shells on Friday in the provinces of Damascus Daraa and Deir Ezzor, SANA reported.

A source at Damascus Police Command said that terrorist groups positioned in al-Qaboun neighborhood and Eastern Ghouta targeted al-Qaimarya neighborhood in the Old City of Damascus with a rocket shells, injuring three persons and causing material damage in the place.

Army thwarts terrorists’ attack, eliminates ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists

Provinces - Army units thwarted an attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra on one of the military points in the western part of Damascus Countryside.

A military source said that terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra on Friday attacked ,from the direction of Mogher al-Meer/ Dahar al-Aswad, a number of the military points on the axis of Sa’sa/Beit Jinn in the western part of Damascus Countryside, SANA reported.

The source added that army units operating in the area confronted the terrorist groups, leaving a number of them dead or injured while the rest fled away leaving behind all of their weaponry and equipment.

Completing the Implementation of Kefraya and al-Fouaa Evacuation Agreement

 DAMASCUS- 75 buses and 20 ambulances, carrying on board 5000 locals from the two terrorist-besieged towns of Kefraya and al-Fouaa in Idleb countryside, headed for al-Rashideen area, to the west of Aleppo within the framework of the agreement that was reached to evacuate locals from the two towns, which have been besieged for more than two years. The process is carried out in parallel with the departure of gunmen and their families from al-Zabadani and Madaya, according to SANA.

Al-Moallem: US Aggression on Syria Breach of Int’l Law

MOSCOW – Deputy Prime Minster, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem said that the US attack on Syria is an aggression and a breach of the international law and of the sovereignty of a UN member state, adding that it has several goals, one of which is to disable peace process.

Al-Moallem’s remarks came during a meeting with his Russian Counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow today, according to SANA.

He noted that the Russian veto came at the right time to prevent the repetition of this aggression adding “I say aggression because it was launched outside the framework of the UN Security Council and without conducting an investigation by the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to know who committed the chemical attack.”