Syrian air defenses destroy hostile target west Damascus

Damascus - The Syrian air defenses on Thursday evening destroyed a hostile target west of Damascus.

A military source told SANA that the Syrian air defenses intercepted the hostile target and destroyed it  west of Damascus.

Three civilians martyred, 6 injured in terrorist attack in Aleppo

Aleppo - Three citizens were martyred Thursday and 6 others were injured in a terrorist attack with shells on residential neighborhoods in Aleppo.

SANA said three citizens martyred while 6 others injured in a terrorist attack with many shells fired by terrorists on al-Zahraa region on the western surroundings of the city in New Aleppo.

SANA added that the terrorist attack also caused material damages to the houses and cars.

73rd Anniversary of Syrian Army Foundation Marked Amid Joy of Victories Made by Its Heroes

DAMASCUS– Syria is marking the 73rd anniversary of the Syrian Arab army foundation which comes this year amid joy of victories achieved by its heroes against takfiri terrorism that is backed by states and regimes hostile to the Syrians.

The Syrian army has written down epics of heroism with their cohesion and steadfastness against the killing machine represented by different terrorist organizations like Daesh (ISIS), Jabhat al-Nusra, Ahrar al-Sham, Faylaq al-Rahman and Jaish al-Islam serving the interests of the Israeli enemy, the US and some regional regimes which support terrorism.

Army liberates al-Qasir village in Daraa countryside, uncovers cache of weapons left by Daesh

Daraa - SANA said that army units clashed with the last groups of Daesh (ISIS) terrorists in the village of al-Qasir.

The army continued to advance and encircle the remnants of terrorists in the village as their last hotbeds were destroyed and the village was declared free of terrorism.

SANA said that the storming units are hunting down the remnants of the Takfiri terrorists who fled away to the neighboring valleys as a state of collapse prevailed among them.

Meanwhile, SANA camera escorted the combing operations of the army and the engineering units in the villages and towns liberated during the last two days in al-Yarmouk Basin.

The army units unearthed an Israeli-made drone inside a cache left by Daesh remnants in Abdin village.

The cache also included rocket shells, anti-tank shells and big quantities of munition.

National flag hoisted over Jubbata al-Khashab town in Quneitra

Quneitra - The national flag was hoisted on Wednesday over Jubbata al-Khashab town in the northern countryside of Quneitra after evacuating terrorists from it to northern Syria.

SANA said that with the participation of the locals, the flag of the Syrian Arab Republic was hoisted over the town of Jubbata al-Khashab in the northern countryside after ending the terrorist presence in it and evacuating terrorists who rejected the settlement to northern Syria.

Earlier on Tuesday, the town of Jubbata al-Khashab has joined reconciliation in Quneitra and became clear of terrorism after the exit of terrorists who refused settlement to northern Syria along with their families after they handed over their heavy and medium weapons.

Defense Minister Visits Army Units in Southern Region

DAMASCUS-Upon the directives of Commander-in-chief of the army and armed forces, President Bashar al-Assad, and on the 73rd occasion of Army Day, Minister of defense, General Ali Ayoub visited Wednesday a number of army units working in the southern region and met the field commanders and soldiers there, SANA reported.

During the tour, General Ayoub conveyed President al-Assad’s congratulations and appreciation for the sacrifices and victories achieved by army soldiers all over the Syrian territory.

International Book Fair inaugurated at al-Assad Library

DAMASCUS-Under the auspices of President Bashar al-Assad, Vice-President Najah al-Attar inaugurated on Tuesday the 30th edition of International Book Fair at al-Assad Library in Damascus, SANA reported.