Some 300 families leave besieged Al-Foua’a and Kafraya, gunmen leave al-Zabadani

Damascus - The process of moving gunmen out of al-Zabadani city, Damascus countryside started Monday under the supervision of International Committee of the Red Cross “ICRC” and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent “SARC” within the exerted efforts to evacuate the city from gunmen and weapons.

A number of buses accompanied by UN, ICRC and SARC cars entered the city to move gunmen and their families out of the city, SANA reported.

Cuba Ready to Meet Syria’s Need of Medicines

HAVANA, (ST)-Health Minister Nizar Yazigi has stressed that Cuba is ready to meet all Syria’s needs of medicines, pointing out that Cuba is one of the leading countries in manufacturing cancer and chronic diseases medicine as well as vaccines.

In a statement to SANA at the end of his visit to Havana, Yazigi said “the Cuban officials expressed readiness to provide Syria with all its needs of medicines in reciprocation to Syria’s support for Cuba during the unjust siege imposed on the Cuban people.”

Syrian youth plant 300 trees of peace and love in Damascus

Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs in cooperation with the Korean Business Center organized Saturday a music celebration and a campaign to plant 300 trees of peace and love in Tishreen Park in Damascus.

The activity coincided with the Prophet Mohammad's birthday and Christmas Day and it included a distribution of gifts for the most beautiful decoration attached to the trees planted in the park.

Military spokesman: Number of terrorists fleeing towards the Turkish borders has doubled

Damascus - Military spokesman of the Syrian Arab Army said that the numbers of terrorists who are fleeing towards the Turkish borders had doubled, noting that differences among terrorists’ leaders grew after the success which was achieved by the Syrian army in cooperation with the popular defense groups in war against Takfiri terrorism, SANA reported.

The military spokesman said in a statement that supported by the Syrian and Russian air forces, the army units in cooperation with the popular defense groups successfully fought and faced the terrorist organizations and achieved advance in many directions inflicting heavy loses upon terrorists in Damascus, Daraa, Sweida, Lattakia, Aleppo, Hama and Homs.

Syrian army air force destroys terrorists’ positions in different areas across the country

Provinces - Units of the army and the armed forces, backed by the Syrian army air force, on Saturday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against dens and positions of the Takfiri terrorist organizations across the country, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel, SANA reported.

Hama, Idleb

The Syrian army air force over the past 24 hours destroyed command positions of terrorist organizations in the countryside of Hama and Idleb provinces.

86 wanted people turn themselves in to authorities

 Provinces - 86 wanted persons from Damascus, Damascus Countryside and Aleppo turned themselves in Saturday to authorities so as they could have their legal status settled, SANA reported.

On December 20th, the authorities settled the legal status of 116 wanted persons from al-Rastan, Jandar, Um al-Qassab and Kazhal in the countryside of Homs and a number of neighborhoods in Homs city.

Five civilians martyred in a terrorist attack in Aleppo countryside


Aleppo - Five civilians were martyred Friday night in a terrorists’ shell attack against residential neighborhoods at Al-Zahra’a town in Aleppo northern countryside.

A number of rocket shells, fired by terrorists, fall at residential neighborhoods of the town claiming lives of five civilians and injuring others, SANA reported

The terrorist attack, also, caused material damage to civilian houses and properties.