Syria Welcomes Any Honest, Unbiased Fact-Finding Committee to Investigate Alleged Chemical Attack in Khan Sheikhoun

MOSCOW, (ST)- Syria welcomes any "honest and unbiased" fact-finding committee aiming to investigate the alleged chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun in Idleb countryside, Speaker of the People's Assembly Hadiya Abbas has stressed.

During a forum organized by Valdai International Dialogue Club in Moscow, Abbas said the United States is the party that supports terrorist organizations in Syria, noting the former US State Secretary Hillary Clinton's acknowledgement that the United States has created Daesh terror organization and have been a constant sponsor of terrorist organizations in Syria.

Hundreds, Including Civilians, Killed in US-Led Coalition's Airstrike on Daesh Warehouse Containing Toxic Materials in Deir Ezzour

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Hundreds, including civilians were killed as a result of an airstrike carried out yesterday by the US-led Coalition’s warplanes against a huge Daesh warehouse that contained poisonous materials in the Syrian village of Hatleh in Deir Ezzour eastern countryside, according the General Command of the army and armed forces.

Army foils attacks by ISIS and Jabhat terrorists on military posts

Homs, Daraa - Army units, in cooperation with the backing forces, foiled an attack by ISIS-affiliated terrorist groups on military posts in the eastern countryside of Homs central province.

A military source said that terrorist groups attacked from the axes of al-Mahsa /Sawwaneh Mountain/ al-Qaryatain Dam a number of military posts in the area of Dhour Thanyiet al-Mzaibleh in the eastern countryside, SANA reported.

The source added that army units, in cooperation with the backing forces, foiled the attack, inflicting heavy losses upon ISIS terrorists in the personnel and equipment.

US Pushing War Imposed on Syria towards Dangerous Levels: al-Jaafari

NEW YORK, (ST)- Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari has stressed that the Syrian people have been the main victim of the armed groups'  terrorism.

He made the remark following a UN Security Council meeting on Wednesday during which member states voted on a draft resolution introduced by the UK, France and the U.S. against Syria over alleged use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhoun town in Syria's Idleb province. The resolutions was blocked by Russia.

""We reject any west-submitted draft resolutions that carry within their folds malicious policies, said al-Jaafari, pointing out that reading today's draft thoroughly one can conclude that it is an exploitation attempt by the governments sponsoring terrorism.

He added that he informed the UN Chief's Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura about documented reports on the armed groups' possession of toxic materials aimed to be used as a weapon against innocent Syrian civilians.

He also said that the so-called "White Helmets" are funded by the United States and are working under the direct supervision of the British intelligence body.

First stage of Kefraya and al-Fouaa evacuation agreement started

Damascus – The first stage of the agreement to evacuate locals of the terrorist-besieged towns of Kefraya and al-Fouaa in Idleb countryside started on Wednesday.

According to the agreement, locals from the two towns, besieged for over two years, will leave towards Aleppo city, in parallel with the departure of the gunmen and their families from al-Zabadani and Madaya to Idleb city under the supervision of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), SANA reported.

Army destroys terrorists’ positions and vehicles kills scores of them in different areas across the country

Provinces - Army and Armed Forces units carried out intensive bombardments against gatherings and

supply routes of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra in the eastern and northern countryside of Homs central province.

A military source said that army units carried out special operations, destroying a number of ISIS dens and vehicles and killing a number of terrorists in al-Mshairfeh al-Janoubieh village, al-Bardeh area, to the south of Palmyra and to the east of al-Qaryatain village in the eastern countryside, SANA reported.

In the northern countryside, a large number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed and others were injured and their arms and vehicles were destroyed in intensive bombardments carried out by army units against their gatherings and positions in Bourj Qa’ai village, in the surroundings of al-Rastan city and to the southwest of Talbisa town.

US Aggression on Syria Clear-Cut Evidence about Partnership between Washington and Terrorists Groups

 MOSCOW- The barbaric American aggression on a key Syrian airbase, that plays a basic role in the fight against Daesh terror organization, was a clear-cut evidence about partnership between the United States and the terrorists groups in Syria, Speaker of the People's Assembly (PA) Hadiya Abbas  said on Wednesday during a meeting of the Russian Federation Council (upper house of parliament).

Abbas, who is on a visit to Russia, conveyed to the Russian parliamentarians the greetings and feelings of appreciation of President Bashar Al-Assad and the Syrian people for the Russian leadership and people over Russia's firm support for Syria in the confrontation of the terrorist war.