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Lavrov reiterates need to eliminate the last hotbed of terrorism in Syria

BAGHDAD, (ST) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has affirmed the need to eliminate the last hotbed of terrorism in Syria.

During a news conference on Monday after talks with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed al-Hakim in Baghdad, Lavrov stressed the necessity of providing suitable circumstances for the return of displaced Syrians to their areas and of completely eliminating terrorist hotbeds in Syria.

SDF militia falls into US trap

The U.S. occupation troops have evacuated 2 of their posts in Raas El-Ein and Tal Abyad areas in the northeastern Syria, withdrawing some troops to Rmelan area, according to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel.

The TV channel added that the ‘Democratic Union Party’ forced its supporters and shops’ owners and workers in the so-called “self-administration” areas to demonstrate in al-Arqam town against Washington’s moving aside for an expected Turkish assault in the north of Syria.  

The West suffered defeat in Syria, says former Czech diplomat

Prague, (ST) - The former Czech diplomat Vladimir Votabek said that the West was defeated in Syria, especially after the achievements of the Syrian Arab Army against terrorism.

The end of the war in Syria is imminent after the Syrian Arab army has succeeded in restoring security and stability in most of the Syrian regions. The West suffered defeat despite the great support it provided to the terrorist organizations, Votabek noted in an article he posted on the "Ednis" website.

Another reason for the defeat of the Western plan was the success of the Astana talks on Syria, Votabek said.

Raghda Sawas 

Defense Minister: October Liberation War will remain a torch that will light the way for us

On October 6, Syria’s Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces, Defense Minister, Gen. Ali Abullah Ayoub said that October Liberation War is a bright page in the modern history of Arab world.

“The meanings of October Liberation War will remain a torch that illuminates the road and enhances the spirit of resistance in our consciences,” General Ayoub said in a telephone conversation with Syrian Satellite Channel on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the October Liberation War.

SDF militias kidnap civilians in Deir Ezzour countryside

On October 6, the SDF militia, with the support of the American occupation forces and helicopters, raided Theban village of Deir Ezzour. The US-backed SDF militia kidnapped a number of civilians and confiscated their properties.

According to local sources, the SDF militias kidnapped three women at a checkpoint east of the SDF-occupied Raqqa city.

The sources said that a woman was found dead by unknown persons in the SDF-run al-Houl Camp, south-east countryside of Hasakah.

The Syrian Community in Russia voices support to their country

Members of the Syrian community in Russia and the commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) affirmed their support to their country and the Syrian Arab Army to eradicate the remnants of takfiri terrorism and contribute to reconstruction.

This confirmation came during a visit by a delegation of members of the community in Russia and independent countries to the Syrian Embassy in Moscow on the occasion of October liberation war.

Dean of the Prisoners addresses letter on the anniversary of October war

On October 6, Dean of the Syrian and Arab prisoners in the Israeli occupation prisons, Sedqi Suleiman al-Maqat, confirmed that the October liberation war was a title for the victory of the Arab will, the beginning of the liberation of the occupied Arab territories and the entire restoration of the occupied Syrian Arab Golan.
In a letter sent from inside the Negev Detention Center in southern occupied Palestine, al-Maqat said that every inch of the Golan soil speaks of the heroism of the Syrian Arab Army, the martyrs and the wounded.