More Terrorists Killed




GOVERNORATES, (ST) - The armed forces on Thursday continued extermination of terrorist groups in qualitative operations during which scores of terrorists were killed in Damascus countryside, whereas Dawaar Allermoun  in Aleppo was purged  from armed terrorist groups.

 Several terrorists were killed or wounded in al-Zeyabeh town including several terrorists of non Syrian nationality: Muhammad Faheed, known as Ahmad of the Jordanian nationality.

 Other terrorists were killed or wounded while many others were arrested in qualitative operation carried out by the armed forces in Ein Tarma valley and the outskirts of Darayya city. Among the killed terrorists was Ayman Fa'oura, whereas leader if one terrorist group known as " al-Hout" was wounded .

 In Homs, several terrorists were killed in clashes with the armed forces on Wednesday evening  in Jouret al-Sheyyah  and Bab Houd areas where great losses were inflicted in  the ranks of the terrorists  and many of them were arrested .

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Freedom won't be realized through killing others,says Mufti

LATTAKIA, ٍإ LATTAKIA(ST)-Syria's Grand Mufti, Ahmad Badr al-Din Hassoun has called on the Syrian people to adhere to national unity and cohesion to combat the Takfiri methodology .

"The Syrian people are paying the price of their rejection of a plot to divide their country and shift it to a new Somalia or Benghazi where the brother kills his brother.. Each mosque and church has big responsibility to bury the seditions," the Mufti said during a meeting with a number of scholars and clergymen in Lattakia.

Hassoun addressed  religious institutions ,based in Syria, to convince  those who were misled to quit violence ..

Later, the Mufti honored 52 families of the martyrs in Lattakia, underlying  that the Syrians throughout history were not intimidated by occupiers as they didn't allow anyone to desecrate their land.

"Freedom won't be realized through killing others, but through keeping the homeland, dignity," the Mufti said, calling the bearers of weapons to return to the right path.


Terrorists massacred nine citizens of two families




GOVERNORATES,(ST)_ The armed forces on Tuesday  killed or wounded scores of terrorists and  destroyed about 14 cars , provided with machine guns, heavy, medium , used mostly for transporting weapons and ammunition to terrorists, in Daret Ezza near al-Beitroun and al-Mshabak palace and to the east of al-Sheikh Suleiman village .

In other qualitative operations, the armed forces targeted terrorists in Handarat near Amrit  center  and destroyed two centers for terrorists in al-Zerbeh village. Four headquarters for terrorists were also destroyed.

A number of vehicles equipped with machine guns and two vehicles carrying weapons and ammunition , and  6 cars loaded with weapons, ammunition , for transporting terrorists on Mare -`Izaz axis were also destroyed.

One terrorist group on Tuesday massacred two families of nine persons in al-Merjeh quarters in Aleppo and filmed the crime so as to be broadcast on TV channels partners in shedding the blood of the Syrian, to accuse the Syria army of the crime.

Members of the terrorist group led by terrorist Suleiman al-Hamadeyeh,  nicknamed "Abu Sheikh al-Saffah" stormed the house  of Abdul Rahman Jleilati and opened fire  on him and all members of his family:  Two sons and wife, SANA quoted  an official source as saying.

The source added that the terrorists killed  Abdul Majeed Jleilati, his three children and wife after storming into his house. Eye witnesses from the neighborhood said the terrorists filmed their crime and the damages they caused in the house.

Meantime, Several terrorists were killed and their weapons were confiscated following clashes with the armed forces  in al-Ameen street of al-Tadamun quarters, where the army engineering units dismantled two 25 Kg  and 40 Kg explosives implanted  by terrorists near the police section.

In rural Damascus, the armed forces eliminated all members of an armed groups that was terrifying people , including  the group leader Zaher al-Marjeh, the most dangerous terrorist in the area.

Other terrorists were exterminated near al-Abbas mosque in al-Zeyabeh, including  terrorist group leader, known as al-Jazzar ( Butcher) , one  terrorist of a Libyan nationality , Yassin al-refai, Khaled al-refai, Ateyah al-Noeimi, Ali al-Homsi and Muhammad Baker.

Several terrorists were also killed over differences between two terrorist groups in al-Zebaneyeh over sharing thefts looted  from several neighborhoods in Sayeda Zeinab area .

 The armed forces also eliminated tens of terrorists in the orchards of East Dareya and confiscated weapons and ammunition they used in their attacks and crimes, according to official source, which added that a tunnel was discovered in the area used by terrorists for transport and storage of weapons and ammunition.

In Idleb, five terrorists were arrested, while other terrorists fled to neighboring farms and orchards, when the armed forces attacked their gathering at the entrance of the city, according to an official source.

The source added that terrorists detonated on Tuesday an explosive device near Andani fuel station. One woman and a young man were wounded.

Meantime, competent authorities on Tuesday foiled an attempt to blow an explosive device weighing 30 kg planted by terrorists on the southern entrance to the city on the road to Areiha.

In Deir Ezz Zour, dozens of terrorists were killed during clashes with the armed forces in al-Sheikh Yassin area, including terrorist Molhem al-Hussein .

In Hassaka, the armed forces foiled terrorists attempt to detonate an explosive device in al- Jawadah neighborhoods, while one citizen was killed and another wounded when terrorists fired mortar shells at Kafer Abd village in the rural Homs.

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Minister Haidar: Dialogue is the Only Outlet to Solve the Crisis in Syria




DAMASCUS,(ST)_ "Dialogue is the only outlet to resolve the crisis in Syria," said the Minister of  State for National Reconciliation Dr.  Ali Haidar.

" All proposed foreign plans and initiatives for  solving the crisis in Syria to stop the violence through  political means were but a pure Syrian vision  since the early days of the crisis," Haidar added in an interview with the Syrian TV on Tuesday evening.

He indicated that the Syrian national dialogue conference held in Tehran over the past two days was a firm step in the right direction that enjoys a solid ground because the ideas and visions have become clear to everyone . A matter which will enable many to build on these visions and ideas in the coming days."

He pointed out that the crisis in Syria has left its adverse impact on all aspects of the daily life of the Syrian citizen, particularly in the areas of education, culture, media and health.

Minister Haider said that the Syrian society is not going to a civil war in spite of all what is happening in Syria, which is a scarecrow, set before the Syrian people and not a reality on the ground, noting that there are some  practices of sectarian nature occuring either by the   stupidity factor or the conspiracy factor, seeking to drag Syria to a sectarian  conflict scene .

He explained that Tehran conference rejected all forms of war and intervention in Syria, pointing to the existence of external indirect military and security    interference and political and media incubator provided for the war waged against Syria by certain Arab countries, including Qatar and Saudi Arabia, as spearheads of the American project in the region .

Minister Haider stressed the need to provide all  support for resistance forces  in Gaza, who represent all the Palestinian people.


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Al-Halqi receives Hasaka delegation ,underlines national unity

DAMASCUS, (ST) –" the  Syrian economy is solid and has the requirements of steadfastness and continuation" said Premier Dr.Wael al-Halqi, adding  that the government is sparing no effort  to meet  the people's requirements concerning  consumer products ,fuel and to rebuild what was destroyed by terrorists despite the unjust siege and sanctions imposed on Syria.

Al-Halqi's remarks came upon receiving  a delegation represented al- Hasaka province on Tuesday.

During this meeting, al-Halqi underlined the role of the people of Hasaka province in preserving national unity and their role of protecting public and private properties, noting that the government gives considerable attention to Hasaka province as regards  development plans that include establishing a university, oil refineries, mills and creating new job opportunities.

" thanks to the unity and awareness of our  people, Syria will remain resilient and will foil all conspiracies", asserted al-Halqi.

In turn, the delegation underlined  the importance of national unity and supporting  the Syrian Arab Army and law-enforcement forces, lauding their role in preserving security and condemning the terrorists attacks on oil pipeline and public and private properties.


A Message from President al-Assad to President of Cuba

HAVANA, (ST)-A message from President Bashar al-Assad to President Raul Castro of Cuba, conveyed by Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal al-Mikdad to the Cuban First Vice President José Ramon Machado Ventura .

During the meeting held in Havana on Tuesday, Ventura renewed his country's support to Syria affirming  that Syria steadfastness is a living example  for the states which defend their independence and sovereignty across the globe.

Ventura expressed President Castro's thanks for President al-Assad's message vowing  Cuba's  readiness to support Syria  as regards the ongoing events.

He highly appreciated Syrian people's steadfastness which foiled the western conspiracies.

For his part, al-Mikdad briefed Ventura on the developments Syria has passed through during the latest months and the US-Western conspiracy to which it is exposed aiming at affecting its national stances in the face of the US and western polices to control the region.

Al-Mikdad  gave an explanation on the dimensions and developments of the terrorist attack, backed by some western and gulf states which basically targeted the innocent citizens, destructed infrastructure and private and public properties.

He reviewed the destructive role of the Turkish government in particular through supporting the terrorist al-Qaeda groups, training and offering safe haven for gunmen and opening its borders with Syria, paving the way for them to perpetrate criminal acts.

Al-Mikdad expressed Syria thanks for Cuba's friendly stances and their support to Syria as people and leadership in the face of this conspiracy in defending Syria sovereignty and independence.

Ventura and Mikdad also expressed the common willingness to strengthen and deepen ties between both countries.

Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla and Ghassan Haidar, the Syrian Charge d' Affairs in Havana, attended that meeting.


Terrorists Mortar shells at al-Baath Paper Premises




DAMASCUS,(ST)_ Terrorists on Tuesday morning targeted the headquarters of al-Baath House for Press and Publication in Mezze highway in Damascus with two mortar shells. The attack caused material losses but no human casualties  were reported.

 One shell hit the façade of al-Baath House and the second in its garage. Both shells caused material damage on the site, according to SANA.

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