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Larijani: Syria a key state in resistance axis, consultations will be held on enhancing bilateral relations

Damascus, (ST)- Speaker of the Iranian Islamic Shura Council Ali Larijani stressed that Syria is a brotherly and key state in the axis of resistance, underlining the importance of the bilateral relations between the two countries.

In a statement to journalists upon arrival in Damascus International Airport where he was received by the People’s Assembly Speaker Hammoudeh Sabbagh, Larijani said “We will hold important consultations on issues of interest to the Syrians according to the circumstances and developments, in addition to discussing ways to develop the bilateral relations.”

The Syrian Arab Army disrupts 5 drones over Homs refinery

On February 16, units of the Syrian Arab Army disrupted and disembarked 5 drones that were trying to target Homs refinery.

On February 4, drones attacked Homs refinery and a number of gas factories and stations and damaged them.

Arab Trade Unions affirm their solidarity with Syria in the face of the terrorist war

DAMASCUS, (ST)- A number of heads of Arab trade unions taking part  in the 27th General Conference of the General Federation of Trade Unions ( GFTU ) affirmed that their participation comes in support for Syria’s  steadfastness in  the confrontation of the terrorist war imposed on it and for the Syrian  workers’ vital role  in the reconstruction process of their homeland.

They stressed in statements to SANA  that Syrian workers are a role model for work, will and sacrifice, as the head of the General Federation of Iraqi Trade Unions Star Danbous Brak pointed out that Syria is witnessing different conditions compared after more than eight years of war thanks to the great victories achieved by the Syrian Arab army on the ground and the struggle of the working class to protect their factories and facilities and revive the production movement.

The Syrian Army recaptures Urom Kobra, Kafrnaha villages in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo

ALEPPO, (ST)- The Syrian Arab Army on Saturday re-established full control over Urom Kobra and Kafrnah villages as well as Jam'yet Rudwan area in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo following fierce battles with Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and its affiliated takfiri groups.

According to SANA reporter, the army opened its artilley and rocket fire against Turkish-backed terrorists in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo on the axis of Urom Kobra and Kafrnaha. The army units engaged in fierce clashes that ended up with defeating the terrorists and liberating the two villages and Jam'yet al-Rudwan.

Economists, academics stress that securing Aleppo-Damascus International highway will flourish commercial and industrial activity in Syria

ALEPPO, (ST)- The Syrian Arab army has completely secured the Aleppo-Damascus International highway after liberating all the areas in its vicinity from foreign-backed terrorists.

Technical workshops in Aleppo governorate started on Saturday to remove the barriers, barricades and the debris on the international Aleppo-Damascus highway at Aleppo's western gate in order to start rehabilitation works in preparation for resuming the economic movement along this road.

The international road is a very vital line that links Aleppo to other Syrian provinces and that facilitates the flow of goods, the transit trade and the travelers transportation. It will also reduces the traffic congestion and the accidents that happen on the current road Khanaser-Athreya-Aleppo.   

The Syrians in general and the citizens in Aleppo in particular, mainly traders and industrialists, feel so happy over the army's new achievement because of the road's economic and commercial importance.

A number of academics, traders and industrialists in Aleppo explained to SANA the positive impacts and economic consequences of securing and reopening Aleppo-Damascus international highway.

Syrian army makes a new advance in the west of Aleppo

ALEPPO, (ST)_The Syrian army liberated Oram al-Soghra town in the west of Aleppo and continued to target terrorist groups in Oram al-Kobra town and its vicinity in the same region.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the army units carried out operations against al-Nusra Front terrorists and the other terrorist groups on several axes towards Oram al-Soghra town to the west of the international road.  

A Protest in Damascus countryside Condemning the “ Deal of the Century”

Palestinian  youth and student organizations in Syria organized a protest march on Friday rejecting   the so-called Zionist- American  "Deal of the Century" in Jaramana camp  in Damascus countryside with the participation of civil, cultural and religious activities.

Participants in the march raised the Syrian and Palestinian flags, chanting slogans condemning the disastrous  "deal of the century"  ,which aims  at undermining the rights of the Palestinian people,  stressing the necessity of unity of the Palestinian ranks and resistance by all means to confront the Zionist-American projects.