Syrian Arab army eliminates Saudi bomb expert plus Islamic Front's special missions leader in Damascus countryside

PROVINCES,(ST)_Leader of the 'special missions unit' in the so-called the 'Islamic Front' organization plus Saudi bomb expert and Jordanian, Tunisian and Lebanese mercenaries were among dozens of terrorists killed during today's operations in Damascus countryside, according to the official news agency (SANA).

The agency made clear that Ahmad al-Moghrabi, the leader of the 'special missions unit' in the' Islamic Front' organization [a terrorist organization], plus Sohaib al-Abdan, a Saudi bomb expert, and Rashi al-Refa'ee, a Lebanese terrorist were eliminated during a concentrated operation in Mahatta quarter in Zabadani in western countryside of Damascus.

New Government will Strengthen the Relations with Friendly Countries, Says Al-Halaqi

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ The new government will continue working to strengthen and develop cooperation relations with friendly countries; particularly Iran, stressed Prime Minister Dr. Wael Al-Halqi.

During his meeting on Thursday with Iranian ambassador to Syria Mohammad Riza Shibani, Al-Halaqi underlined the importance of upgrading the Syrian-Iranian relations in addition of opening new prospects to develop bilateral cooperation for the interest of two countries.

Foreign Ministry holds Terrorist Organizations fully Responsible for the Safety of Kidnapped UN Soldiers

DAMASCUS,(ST)_ A source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said yesterday that the armed terrorist groups kidnapped 43 soldiers of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Syrian occupied Golan Heights.

The source explained that the kidnapping the 43 UN soldiers is not the first crime perpetrated by terrorist organizations against UNDOF forces, but proceeded by two kidnapping crimes.

Terrorists kill child by mortar fire on Damascus suburbs

DAMASCUS COUNTRYSIDE,(ST)_Some 17 mortar rounds, fired by terrorists, have killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded two civilians in several areas in Damascus countryside, according to a police command source.

The source declared today that three mortar rounds-fired by terrorists- hit Ma'araba area, killing a 12-year-old boy and causing material damages at the scene.

Syrian Arab army intensifies operations against terrorists near Damascus, eliminates 16 foreign ringleaders in Idlib

PROVINCES,(ST)_Army units  have launched intensified operations against terrorist groups  in Jobar quarter near Damascus, a military source declared Thursday.

The source was quoted on the official news agency (SANA) as saying that the army units intensified operations against terrorist groupings on several axes in Jobar quarter near Damascus and in several areas in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus where large numbers of terrorists were killed.

Halaqi: Heavy Tasks Assigned to Syrian Women

DAMASCUS,(ST)_ Dr. Wael Halaqi charged with forming a new government said that the General Federation of Women (GFW) has proven effective since its inception in contributing to raising awareness of Syrian women and developing their capabilities in all areas, noting that Syrian women are still the basis of building the nation and community.

In a meeting yesterday with members of the GFW Executive Office, al-Halaqi pointed to the GFW contribution in developing projects in the countryside, resulted in enhancing rural women contribution to social and economic development.

Syrian Arab army targets ISIL arms caches in Raqqa

PROVINCES,(ST)_Several arms dumps for the ISIL in Raqqa province have been destroyed, as military operations against terrorist groupings have continued on many frontlines.

According to the official news agency (SANA), an army unit targeted today after noon several arms depots for the so-called the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' ISIL organization in the Baath dam in northeastern Raqaa  province and killed large numbers of terrorists there.