Weapons, including US-made TOW missiles, seized in southern region, Homs countryside

Damascus Countryside/Homs – The authorities on Monday seized weapons and ammunition, including US-made TOW missiles left behind by terrorist groups in the southern region.

A source in the competent authorities told SANA that the seized weapons included hundreds of thousands of machine gun rounds, some of which Israeli-made,  machine guns of 12.7mm, 14.5mm and 23mm and a number of anti-tank missiles including US-made TOW missiles.

The source pointed out that a drone capable of carrying about 20 kg of explosive materials was also among the sized weapons.

In Homs northern countryside, the authorities also found anti-tank missiles, RPG rounds, tens of boxes containing assault rifle and machinegun ammo, and hand grenades left behind  by terrorists .

Anti-air defenses respond to Israeli aggression on T4 airport in Homs countryside

Homs – The Syrian Arab Army’s anti-air defense systems on Sunday evening responded to an Israeli aggression on the T4 airport in Homs eastern countryside, destroying two of the missiles that targeted the airport.

A military source told SANA that anti-air defenses respond to an Israeli aggression, destroying two of the missiles that targeted the T4 airport.

The source added that the remaining missiles resulted in one martyr, two injured soldiers, damage to an ammo depot, and material damage to some structures and equipment.

Patriarch Yazigi at Iftar Meal: Syrian People Longing for Peace to Prevail in Syria

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Patriarch of Antioch and All East for Greek Othodox Youhanna X Yazigi has stressed that the Syrian people are longing for peace to prevail in their country as they are shaking the dust of wars and terrorism.

During an Iftar meal held in honor of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, who is visiting Syria, Patriarch Yazigi said that the Christian-Islamic fraternity is part of the history of this land.

He called on Patriarch Irinej to convey the amity of the Syrian people to the Serbian people and their sacred church and to urge the Serbians to pray for peace in Syria, for the good of all East and for the release of the two kidnapped archbishops Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yazigi whose cause has been ignored by the international community.

Final Communiqué of OIC Summit in Mecca Reflects Some Participating Countries' Subordination to Their Western Masters

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The final communiqué issued by the summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, reflects the continuous subordination of some participating countries, mainly the hosting country, to their masters in the West, according to the Syrian  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.

Commenting on the comminaque, an official source at the ministry told SANA on Sunday that the summit had better discussed solutions for the crises of some OIC member countries, such as extremism, violence, backwardness closed-mindedness, daily violations of human rights as well as the lack of democracy and freedom instead of assessing and criticizing countries like Syria which has far preceded them in terms of democracy, openness, development and civilization.

The army destroys Jabhat al-Nusra dens in Idleb countryside

Idleb - Syrian Arab Army units responded to the attacks of the terrorist groups on the military points tasked with protecting safe villages adjacent to the southern countryside of Idleb.

SANA said that the army units on Sunday carried out intensive artillery and missile strikes on the dens of “Jabhat al-Nusra” terrorists and groups affiliated to it in Medan Ghazal and al- Habbit villages in Idleb countryside.

SANA added that the strikes inflicted direct losses upon al-Nusra terrorists and destroyed their dens and fortified positions from which they were attacking safe villages.

On Saturday, the army units conducted precision strikes on dens of al-Nusra  terrorists in southern Idleb, killing and wounding many of them in response to their repeated attacks on safe areas in Hama countryside.

Material damage caused due to rocket shells attack on Qamhana, northern Hama

Hama - The terrorist organizations renewed their violation of the de-escalation zone agreement and attacked with a number of rocket shells Qamhana town in northern Hama.

A source at Hama Police Command told SANA that terrorist groups positioned in Hama northern countryside and Idelb southern countryside on Sunday targeted with several rocket shells the residential neighborhoods of Qamhana town.

The attack caused material damage to the locals’ houses, properties  and infrastructure and no fatalities among civilians were reported.

Weapons, ammo left behind by terrorists found in Homs northern countryside

Homs - The competent authorities on Sunday found weapons and ammunition left behind by terrorist groups in al-Hole area in Homs northern countryside, SANA reported.