Syria, Abkhazia Discuss Strengthening Parliamentary Relations

DAMASCUS – Deputy Speaker of the People’s Assembly Najdat Anzour discussed on Sunday with Abkhazian Foreign Minister Daur Kove ways to strengthen parliamentary relations and develop them in all fields in the interest of the two countries and peoples.

Anzour affirmed the need to exchange visits between parliamentarians in Syria and Abkhazia, pointing to the importance of forming joint friendship committees which will contribute to meet common challenges, SANA reported.

In turn, Kove said that the holding of Damascus International Fair at this time is a “victory for Syria,” adding that the participation of Abkhazian delegation in the exhibition “has the additional goal of creating new relations between the two countries.

Doors Still Open for those Who Were Misled or Committed Errors to Return to the Homeland

ALEPPO – State Minister for National Reconciliation Affairs Ali Haidar stated that the number of citizens who have settled their legal status exceeded 100.000 citizens, adding that doors are still open for those who were misled or committed errors to benefit from the Amnesty decree issued by President Bashar al-Assad and return to the homeland.

20 Civilians Martyred in New US-Led Coalition Massacre in Hasaka Countryside

HASAKA- Warplanes of the US-led coalition continued massacres against the Syrian civilians through their attacks, with intensive raids yesterday, on Jaza’a village in the eastern countryside of Shadadi city in Hasaka countryside, claiming the lives of more than 20 persons, according to SANA.

Army establishes full control over new areas in Western Qalamoun

Damascus Countryside - Army units, in cooperation with the Lebanese National resistance, advanced in Jurod Qara and al-Jarajir in western Qalamoun in Damascus Countryside after inflicting heavy losses upon the ISIS terrorists in personnel and equipment.

SANA said that the army units, in cooperation with the Lebanese National Resistance, established full control over the hills and heights of Harf Wadi Farah, Ra’s Shabet al-Magharah, Qurnet Shmais Dawar Khanjar, Shabet al-Souqi, Wadi Dawar Khanjar, Shmais al-Zamrani, Thanaya al-Hariq height, Wadi Masoud, Wadi Abu Khdair, Shabet Sourour, Qqaber al-Irsali and Khrbet al-Eileh after carrying out intensive operations targeting ISIS terrorists towards the direction of Jurod Qara and al-Jarajir.

Huge Turnout for Damascus International Fair

DAMASCUS, (ST)-The second day of Damascus International Fair witnessed huge turnout as more than 300 thousand people in addition to members of the participating Arab and foreign delegations visited the fair pavilions on Friday.

Information Minister Mohammad Ramez Turjman stressed that the huge turnout for the fair provides big evidence about Syria's recovery which is being enhanced by the victories of the Syrian Arab army that restored security and stability to several areas in the country.

Return of Damascus International Fair

DAMASCUS, (ST)-The return of Damascus International Fair and the notable international turn out for the fair has a great meaning as it is a message declaring the end  of war in Syria, the defeat of terrorism and the beginning of reconstruction, Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban, the Presidential Political and Media Advisor has underscored.

In an interview with "al-Mayadeen TV" at the Fair ground On Thursday, Shaaban said that Damascus International Fair and the Book Fair stress that a turning point was achieved. She said that she was optimistic that the determination, which the Syrians enjoy, will lead to a great political, economic development project of which generations will be proud.

Syrian Army completes first stage of its operations in countryside of Homs, Hama, and Raqqa

Provinces – A military source said that Syrian Arab Army units, in cooperation with supporting forces, completed the first stage of its operations with the convergence of forces operating in Raqqa’s southwestern countryside, Hama’s eastern countryside, and Homs’ eastern countryside, fully encircling the remaining ISIS terrorists in Uqayrbat area, SANA reported.

The source said that army units are targeting the convoys of ISIS terrorists trying to flee Uqayrbat area, inflicting huge losses upon them.