Int’l coalition’s attack on Syrian military site exposes its fake claims of fighting terrorism

Damascus – A military source announced on Friday that the so-called international coalition attacked one of the Syrian army’s military points on al-Tanf road in the Syrian Badia, SANA reported.

The attack, which took place at 16:30 pm on Thursday, left a number of people dead, in addition to causing material damage, the source said.

The source described the attack as “blatant”, saying it uncovers the fake claims of the international coalition about fighting terrorism and reveals the undoubted reality of the Zionist-U.S. project in the region.

“The attempt to justify this act of aggression by saying that the targeted forces failed to respond to the warning to stop advancing is completely rejected,” the source stressed.

N. Korean Diplomat: Syrian Army's Achievements against Terrorism Make Us Feel Happy

Ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)  in Damascus has said Syria will triumph over terrorism and its supporters, stressing his country's adherence to 'Songun' policy [military-first policy] in order to face the new U.S. aggressive measures against it.

"We know well what is going on in Syria, and we know that the Syrian people and army are steadfast. This steadfastness will lead to the achievement of victory under the wise leadership of president Bashar al-Assad," Mr. Jang Myong Ho told the state-run Tishreen newspaper Wednesday.

He made it clear that there are several fields of mutual support between the Democratic Korea and Syria, including congratulation messages between the two peoples' leaders  on national Days and sending high level delegations to Syria.

Army foils ISIS attack on village in eastern Hama, kills more terrorists in Deir Ezzor

Provinces - Army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, foiled an attack by ISIS terrorists on the village of Aqareb al-Safyieh in the eastern countryside of Hama central province.

Army units in cooperation with the popular defense groups, engaged on Thursday in fierce clashes with ISIS-affiliated terrorist groups that infiltrated from the southern direction of Aqareb Safyieh village in the eastern countryside of Salamyieh, SANA reported.

ISIS terrorists kill 52 village locals in a new massacre in Hama countryside

Hama – The ISIS terrorist organization perpetrated on Thursday a new massacre against the locals of Aqareb al-Safiyeh village, located some 17 km east of Salamiyeh city in the central province of Hama.

Groups of ISIS terrorists attacked in large numbers Aqareb al-Safiyeh village at dawn on Thursday, breaking into a number of the citizens’ houses on the southern outskirts of the village, before the army units and popular defense groups confronted the attackers and prevented them from reaching deeper into the village, SANA reported.

Earlier today, the source said that the army units in cooperation with the popular defense groups clashed with ISIS-affiliated terrorist groups which tried to infiltrate from the southern direction of Aqareb al-Safiyeh village.

Three civilians martyred, scores injured in terrorist attacks with shells

Provinces – Three civilians were martyred on Thursday in a terrorist rocket attack that hit al-Qussour neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city.

ISIS terrorists fired a number of rocket shells on al-Qussour neighborhood, killing three civilians, injuring three others and causing material damage to houses, SANA reported.

Al-Jaafari: We Agreed on Holding Informal Meetings of Constitutional Experts of Our Delegation and de Mistura’s Team

GENEVA- Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation to the intra-Syrian dialogue in Geneva Bashar al-Jaafari said that the consultations with the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura resulted in the agreement to hold informal meetings between constitution experts from the delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic and the Special Envoy’s team, SANA reported.

“During the past two days, we had extensive consultations with the Special Envoy and his team, and today we had a lengthy meeting with him in the morning. These intensive consultations resulted in an initial agreement between our delegation and the Special Envoy’s delegation, according to which an informal meeting started a few minutes ago between constitutional experts from our delegation and constitutional experts from de Mistura’s delegation,” al-Jaafari said in a press conference.

Syria Condemns Occupation's Ruling against Syrian Captive Sidqi al-Maqt, Urges Immediate Action to Release Him

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has condemned in the strongest terms the unjust Israeli ruling against the Syrian captive and freedom-fighter Sidqi al-Maqt and dismissed the verdict as a scandal that comes within the framework of the Israeli occupation authorities' crimes against the Syrian civilians living under the Israeli occupation of the Syrian Golan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.