UN General Assembly Renews Call on "Israel" to Withdraw from Occupied Syrian Golan

NEW YORK, (ST)-The majority of the United Nations member states have renewed their call on "Israel" to withdraw from the occupied Syrian Golan to the June 4th 1967 lines in implementation of the Security Council's relevant resolutions.

The UN General Assembly adopted on Friday the resolution titled "the Syrian Golan" which is directly proposed before the Assembly under the item "the situation in the Middle East". It reaffirmed the principle of the inadmissibility of acquiring others' lands by force as per international law and the UN charter. It also reaffirmed that the Geneva convention on protecting civilians in the times of war is applicable to the occupied Syrian Golan.

Foreign Ministry: Crimes of US-Led Coalition Complete Cycle of Aggression on Syria

DAMASCUS- Syria has confirmed that the continuous attacks by the US-led “international coalition” come to complete the cycle of aggression and to converge in its objectives and goals with the repeated Israeli aggressions, the last of which was on Thursday evening on al-Keswa area, south of Damascus, SANA reported.

In a letter addressed on Friday to both UN Secretary-General and the UN Security Council on US and Israeli attacks on the sovereignty of the Syrian Arab Republic, the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that warplanes of the illegal US-led coalition continued its brutal crimes against innocent civilians.

More than 30 Civilians Martyred in New US-Led Coalition Aggression on al-Sha’fa Village in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR- The US-led international coalition committed a new massacre in al-Sha’fa village in Deir Ezzor, claiming the lives of over 30 civilians under the pretext of fighting Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organization, according to SANA.

Local sources told SANA reporter that the US-led international coalition warplanes on Friday shelled the locals’ houses in al-Sha’fa village in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside, causing the martyrdom of over 30 civilians, mostly women and children.

Al-Jaafari: Turkish Regime Has not Respected Obligations of Sochi Agreement

ASTANA- Head of the Syrian Arab Republic’s delegation to Astana’s 11th meeting Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari said that the Turkish regime’s non commitment to the Sochi Agreement on Idleb encouraged the terrorist organizations to continue targeting civilians in Aleppo, Hama and Lattakia, stressing that if the agreement is not implemented through policy, it will be implemented by others methods, SANA reported.

During a press conference at the conclusion of Astana’s 11th meeting on Syria Thursday, al-Jaafari said that ” the final statement issued at Astana’s 11th meeting is balanced and reflects the complexities of the political scene,” adding that many of important points were discussed over the past two days .”The focus was mainly for us and other delegations, especially the Russian and Iranian guarantor states , as well as the Kazakh side on the deterioration of the situation in Idleb with the Turkish regime’s non respect for obligations falling under the Sochi Agreement.”

Military source: Air defenses intercept hostile targets over al-Kiswah region and down them

Damascus - A military source said on Thursday that the air defenses intercepted hostile targets over al-Kiswah region and downed them, SANA reported.

Astana 11th Meeting on Syria Reiterates Guarantor States' Commitment to Preserving Syria’s Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity

ASTANA-The closing statement of the 11th  Round of Astana Talks on Syria reiterated the strong commitment of the guarantor states of the Astana process (Iran, Russia and Turkey) to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria and  to the continuation of the fight against terrorism in order to ultimately eliminate Daesh (ISIS), Jabhat al-Nusra and all other entities associated with them.

According to SANA, The statement rejected all attempts to create new facts on the ground under the pretext of combating terrorism in Syria and rejected the separatist agendas aimed at undermining the sovereignty and unity of Syrian territory.

Syrian army foils terrorists’ infiltration attempt in Hama Countryside

Hama – A Syrian army unit clashed with a terrorist group while it was attempting to infiltrate towards Karnaz town, 45 km northwest of Hama city.

SANA said that members of the so-called “al-Jabha al-Wataniyeh” terrorist group affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra organization breached the demilitarized zone agreement and infiltrated through Idleb countryside towards a military post in the surroundings of Karnaz town.