Khamis: National Project for Administrative Reform a Core to Build Post-War Syria

DAMASCUS-Prime Minister Imad Khamis affirmed that launching the national project for administrative reform by President Bashar Al-Assad on Tuesday comes within exceptional conditions, adding the project is considered as the basic core to build post-war Syria.

"The project, with that volume of a reform development process, during these exceptional conditions, bears strong messages that Syria, following 7-years of unjust war, began to recover and it is a strong state which fights terrorism and at the same time it goes ahead with the development process,” Khamis said in an interview with the Syrian TV on Wednesday.

Army kills scores of terrorists in many areas across the country

Provinces - Army and Armed Forces units carried out air and artillery strikes against ISIS terrorists’ hotbeds and movements in Deir Ezzor.

A military source said that the army units engaged on Wednesday in fierce clashes with ISIS terrorist groups which attacked military points on the direction of al-Jbeileh neighborhood, al-Tanmieh sector, and near the graveyards area in Deir Ezzor, SANA reported.

Shaaban: Palestine Will Remain the Compass

DAMASCUS, (ST)-Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban asserted that Arabs cannot exist without resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict in a manner that guarantees their dignity and future, asserting that victory is coming.

In a speech at the Al-Quds Cultural Day which began its activities on Wednesday at Dar al-Baath in Damascus, Shaaban, who is the chairperson of the board of trustees of the Syrian branch of Al-Quds International Foundation, said that “Palestine will remain the compass, and Al-Quds is our soul and identity.”

Syria Doesn't Treat Palestinians in the Country as Refugees

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Fayssal al-Mikdad has stressed that Syria deals with refugees within the humanitarian framework to provide appropriate assistance and protection that ensure decent life for all.

Al-Mikdad made the remarks during a festivity held in Damascus by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Office in Syria to mark World Refugee Day.

The deputy minister said that Syria does not consider or treat the Palestinians in the country as refugees. He hoped that the Palestinians would achieve their ultimate goal in returning to Palestine and establish their independent state.

No One Can Cover up Terrorist Organizations in Syria Anymore

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Riad Haddad, Syria's Ambassador in Moscow, has stressed that no one can cover up the terrorist organizations in Syria anymore.

Meeting members of the Syrian community in Moscow, Haddad expressed optimism about Syria's imminent victory over terrorism and hailed the Russian support for the Syrian people in the confrontation of the terrorist war imposed on Syria.

Electrical and mechanical damage caused to Mhardeh thermal power plant due to terrorist rocket attack

Hama - The armed groups positioned in the northern countryside of Hama fired on Tuesday morning more than 12 rocket shells on Mhardeh thermal power plant in Hama countryside in a new violation of the de-escalation zones memorandum in Syria.

A source at Hama Police Command said that the armed groups fired more than 12 rocket shells which landed in the surroundings of the Mhardeh power plant, 25km north of the city of Mhardeh, causing electrical and mechanical damage to the plant, SANA reported.

12 people martyred in US-led coalition new massacre against civilians

Hasaka - 12 persons from one family were martyred in a new massacre committed by the US-led international coalition against civilians in Tal al-Shayer area near the Syrian-Iraqi borders in the southeastern countryside of Hasaka, SANA reported.

Identical local and media sources said the US-led international coalition aircrafts carried out on Monday night a series of airstrikes on areas in the southeastern countryside of Hasaka, killing 12 persons from one family in Tal al-Shayer near the Syrian-Iraqi borders.