Army thwarts infiltration attempts by Daesh in Deir Ezzor countryside

Deir Ezzor - Units of Syrian Arab Army thwarted infiltration attempt by terrorist groups of Daesh (ISIS) to the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province, inflicting losses upon their ranks and equipment.

SANA said that an army unit clashed with a terrorist group affiliated to Daesh that infiltrated from the direction of the Syrian-Iraqi border to al-Sha’afa village and the town of Hajin on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, killing or injuring all the members of the terrorist group.

Another army unit confronted an attempt by terrorist groups to sneak to the village of al-Hasarat north of the city of al-Boukamal, and eliminated the majority of its members and destroyed their equipment.

Syrian Clans Affirm Rejection of Any Foreign Military Presence without the State’s Approval

ALEPPO– Representatives of Syrian clans organized on Saturday a public gathering in Deir Hafer area in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province, in order to express rejection of foreign interference in Syrian affairs, SANA reported.

Representatives of 70 clans and tribes expressed during the event their rejection of any foreign military presence without the approval of the Syrian state, and that such a presence is illegal and will be dealt with using all available means.

Civilian martyred, child injured in sniper attack on Kefraya and al-Foua’a in Idleb countryside

Idleb/Sweida – One civilian was martyred and a child was injured on Saturday by a sniper  attack on Kefraya and al-Foua’a towns which have been besieged by terrorist organizations for 3 years.

Civil sources said that terrorists positioned in Binnish town targeted citizens with sniper fire, killing a young man and injuring a 12-year-old child, SANA reported.

Grand Mufti: Syria Steadfastly Faced Terrorism, Misleading Media

 DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria's Grand Mufti Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun has stressed that Syria is the cradle of civilization and heavenly religions and will continue to be an example of fraternity and tolerance given its diversity and heritage.

During a meeting on Saturday with an Italian delegation comprising several members of the European front for Defending Syria and the Syrian community, the Mufti said that thanks to the steadfastness of the Syrians and the heroism of their army and the wisdom of their leadership, Syria has triumphed over terrorism despite the global terrorist war and disinformation campaign that targeted the country.

Eight Civilians Martyred in US-Led Airstrikes on a Village in Hasakah Southern Countryside

HASAKAH, (ST)- The warplanes of the US-led coalition have bombarded a village in Hasakah southern countryside, killing 8 civilians.

Local sources in al-Shaddadi area told SANA reporter that the coalition's airstrikes targeted the people of al-Theib Haddaj village southeastern al-Shaddadi city in Hasakah southern countryside. Eight civilians from one family were martyred.

US Should Withdraw from the Syrian Sovereign and Integrated Land


DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Once the US troops withdraw from al-Tanf, you can say there is agreement about the South of Syria, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Mr. Walid Al-Moallem outlined.

  In a press conference aired live on Syrian TV, Minister Al-Moallem  added that the US should withdraw from this Syrian land and  there is no bargain when it comes to our integrated sovereign territories.

In reply to another question,  Minister Al-Moallem , said that Israel violated the 1974  UNDOF Agreement and sought to establish  a 'security belt' and once it failed, Israel started talking falsely  about 'Iranian troops  and started to call for UNDOF return.

The Syrian Armed Forces called on the terrorists  in the Southern part through written clips of paper  to withdraw and if not, necessary measures are to be taken accordingly, Minister Al-Moallem Added.

"We are seeking to liberate every span of the Syrian territories from the terrorists as well as from foreign troops" reiterated Minister Al-Moallem.

 "Turkey is an invading enemy of the Syrian territories, and we have to liberate every inch of our territory and any Turkish-Us or French Turkish  'agreement' about any occupied Syria City, whether Minbij or another, is but a direct illegitimate aggression,"  Minister Al-Moallem said in reply to a question.

 We are proud of our martyrs and pray for the wounded. We have been  steadfast though the conspiracy was very big and dangerous as to break Qassyoun Mountain down into pieces , said Minister Al-Moallem highly lauding the ability and capacity of the government to provide the food, electricity and other substances and needs to the citizen.

Leftover explosive device goes off in Babila, a woman and child martyred

Damascus countryside - A woman and her child were martyred in a blast of an explosive device left over by terrorist organizations in Babila town in Damascus countryside.

A source at Damascus countryside police command told SANA that an explosive device that terrorists planted prior to their evacuation to northern Syria went off in a house in Sidi Mikdad district in Babila town, killing a mother and her child and seriously wounding his father.

The engineering units continue to sweep Babila, Yalda and Beit Sahem towns for explosives ahead of restoring normal life to the three towns.

Hundreds of families have returned to their homes in Babila, Yalda and Beit Sahem in the wake of declaring them free of terrorism on May 10 after terrorists capitulated and agreed to hand over their weapons to the Syrian state before they were evacuated to northern Syria.