11 civilians martyred, 35 injured in terrorist bombing in Jableh city

Lattakia – A terrorist car bomb attack took place near the Municipal Stadium in Jableh city in Lattakia province on Thursday, causing human casualties.

SANA reported that the bombing took place on the outskirts of al-Amara neighborhood that is crowded with people and cars, confirming that a number of civilians were martyred and others were injured due to the bombing, in addition to the huge material damage caused to shops and properties at the site.

President al-Assad issues law regarding injured military personnel who succumb to wounds as martyrs

Damascus – President Bashar al-Assad issued on Thursday Law no. 1 for 2017 that stipulates for regarding injured military personnel who succumb to wounds and die after their military service is over as “martyrs”.

The wounds include those sustained due to the war, military operations, hostile elements and terrorist gangs.

According to the law, the families of injured military members who succumb to their wounds shall be granted the rights given in the situation of martyrdom, which are different from the situation of injury, SANA reported.

The President also issued Law no. 3 for 2017 amending articles no. 48 and 49 of the Legislative Decree no. 30 for 2007 on military service.

Religious Endowments Minister and Grand Mufti during meeting with Boroujerdi: cooperation in combating Takfiri ideology continues

Damascus – Minister of Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed stressed during his meeting on Thursday with Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security at the Iranian Shura Council, Alaeddin Boroujerdi the constant cooperation between Syria and Iran, pointing out that this cooperation is to be boosted in the upcoming days.

Minister of Religious Endowments expressed the appreciation of the Syrian people and Islamic clergymen to the Iranian people and government over the Iranian firm stance in support of Syria and the sacrifices offered while backing the Syrian people and Army, SANA reported.

Army kills a number of ISIS leaders, destroys armored vehicles for them

Deir Ezzor - A military source said Thursday that ISIS terrorists’ command centers and armored vehicles were destroyed in the army continued operations against the Takfiri organization in Deir Ezzor.

The source said that the army units and Deir Ezzor airport protection group clashed on Wednesday night with ISIS terrorist groups along the eastern barricade of the Airport, SANA reported.

Legal files of 200 gunmen settled in Damascus Countryside


Damascus Countryside – Legal files of 200 gunmen who turned themselves in and gave up their weapons to the authorities were settled in the framework of local reconciliations in the villages and towns of Beit Saber, Beit Tima, Sa’sa’ al-Gharbia, Hasno and Kafar Hoor in the western part of Damascus Countryside, SANA reported.

Ministry of Justice said that legal files of more than 4746 persons were settled during the past year in the framework of local reconciliations and in accordance with the laws in force and the Amnesty Decree No 15, particularly in the villages and towns of Damascus Countryside with the aim of evacuating them of weapons and gunmen in preparation for returning the state institutions to Damascus Countryside.

Syrian, Greek lawyers discuss how to defend Syria against terror aggression

Syrian Bar Association and Greek Progressive Lawyers Association have agreed on forming a joint grouping whose task is to clarify what is going on in Syria.

The agreement was made during meeting held Wednesday between head of Syrian Bar Association Nizar Iskifand delegation of Greek Progressive Lawyers Association led by chairman of Association's Excusive Council Yanis Rakhyotis where the two sides discussed several issues related to Syria, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

Army kills scores of al-Nusra and ISIS terrorists in Homs

Provinces – Army and Armed Forces units operating in the eastern countryside of Homs province carried out intensive operations targeting ISIS gatherings to the east of the Fourth Station and in Talit al-Awamid, al-Mahasa, and al-Bardeh in Palmyra countryside.

the operations resulted in destroying a number of vehicles, killing a number of terrorists, and injuring many others, SANA reported.