Syrian air defenses confront Israeli attack on countryside of Damascus and Quneitra

Damascus -  Syrian air defenses have confronted an Israeli attack targeted  some sites in southwestern Damascus and Quneitra, a military source said.

The the aggression resulted in the martyrdom of three soldiers and the injury of seven others.

The source told SANA that at 03,22 o’ clock on Sunday at dawn, some hostile aerial targets appeared coming from the direction of the occupied Golan; immediately our air defenses confronted them and downed the hostile missiles that were targeting our positions in the southwestern Damascus.

The source added that at 04,10 o’clock at dawn, the Zionist enemy renewed its aggression by firing several missiles on the eastern countryside of Quneitra; the aggression resulted in the martyrdom of three soldiers and the injury of seven others in addition to some material losses.”

On May 17th, Syrian air defenses confronted hostile targets were coming towards Quneitra.


US-led Coalition Forge Realities… Admits Killing of Only 1300 Civilian in Raids on Syria and Iraq

DAMASCUS-The illegitimate US-led coalition forged once again the real number of its civilian casualties who passed away in its random raids under the pretexts of fighting Daesh terrorist organization in Syria and Iraq.

The Coalition claimed that only 1300 civilian were killed by mistake in the shelling carried out since this coalition was established in 2014.

In a statement, the US-led coalition admitted to the killing of 1300 civilian in raids in Syria and Iraq since the start of its operations in 2014, SANA reported.

Al-Nusra terrorists target with rockets towns in Hama countryside

Hama - Terrorist organizations continued their breaches of the de-escalation zone agreement in Idleb and targeted with several rockets  Qal’at al-Madiq and al-Karkat in the northwestern countryside of Hama.

SANA said that terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra positioned in the villages and towns in the northern countryside of Hama and the southern countryside of Idleb launched a rocket  attack against Qal’at al-Madiq and al-Karkat town, causing only material damage.

Later, SANA mentioned that al-Nusra terrorists attacked  Shatha town in Hama’s northwestern countryside with rockets, causing material damage to houses and properties.


The army destroys Jabhat al-Nusra dens in Idleb countryside

Idleb - Units of the army responded to the attacks of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and destroyed a number of their dens in the surrounding of Kafr Oued and Ihsim villages in Idleb countryside, SANA said on Saturday.

SANA pointed out that army units also targeted with missiles and artillery strikes terrorists’ positions in the vicinity of Khan Shekhoun, al-Habeitt and Sheikh Mostafa villages in the southern countryside of Idleb.

Terrorist organizations targeted via a drone the village of Jebramleh in the northwestern countryside of Hama province, and no casualties were reported.

Four Tons of US-Made C-4, Left behind by Daesh Terrorists Found in al-Yarmouk Basin

DARAA- Competent authorities found 4 tons of C-4, left behind by terrorist groups in al-Yarmouk basin in Daraa southern countryside, SANA reported.

A source at the component authorities told SANA reporter that while canvassing the areas liberated from terrorism, the authorities, in cooperation with the locals of the southern region, found underground caches containing four tons of US-made C-4, which have been entered in special containers to al-Yarmouk basin via the border where Daesh-linked terrorist groups were positioned and under the supervision of operation room run by Western intelligence.

The source added that “such a quantity of explosive material is usually transferred and handed over between the armies of countries under contracts and deals.

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia Visits Syria.. Takes Part in Prayers for Peace in the Country

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, heading  an ecclesiastical delegation,  arrived in Syria on Saturday on an official visit that will last until June 7th.

During the visit, Patriarch Irinej  will hold meetings, ecclesiastical, official and popular activities in addition to visiting  a number of holy places.

Syria Reaffirms Full Solidarity with Palestinian People in Confrontation of Zionist-American Conspiracies

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria has renewed its solidarity with the steadfast people of occupied Palestine and occupied Syrian Golan and reaffirmed its limitless support for the liberation of every inch of the occupied Arab territories.

An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said in a statement to SANA marking International al-Quds Day that the occasion comes as the Zionist-American conspiracy is intensifying and the American strong hostility towards the Arab nations is becoming clearer particularly after the US President's decisions to recognize occupied al-Quds as the capital of the Israeli occupation entity and to recognize Israel's annexation of occupied Syrian Golan.