Terrorists Cleansed in Several Areas

GOVERNORATES, (ST) _ Army forces on Saturday continued daring operations against terrorist's centers in Murj al-Sultan, al-Hajar al-Aswad (Black Stone) and al-Sbenieh towns , and inflected heavy losses on their ranks.

Several leaders of terrorist groups were killed while a tunnel connecting Harran al-Awamid and al-Otiebe towns was found.

Terrorists of" Banner of Islam": Abu Kasem Sweidan, Ihasn Tabirnin, Erfan al-Takli, Muhannad Sheikho, Fares Ammar, Samer Muhriz of the Egyptian nationality, Muhammad Youssef, Haitham Khaleifa and Muhannad Hanash were killed.

A booby trapped car driven by a suicide bomber was destroyed at the entrance of Zakia town in rural Damascus. No casualties were reported among citizens.

Two terrorists were killed, including Muhammad Ghosn and a third was wounded while trying to plant an explosive device at the entrance of  Serghaya town in al-Zabadani area in rural Damascus. Terrorist Ali Anqoud was seriously injured.

In Idleb countryside, the armed forces, in qualitative operations, eliminated scores of terrorists and arrested many others  in several villages. Members of the so called "Abdul Rahman Brigade" including terrorists Suleiman Rashid Tanari were killed among many others.

In rural Homs, the armed  forces eliminated scores of al-Nusra front terrorists in operations carried out against their centers  in Tel Dahab and al-Haula,  Hesya, al-Ghanto,al-Hweije and al-Hwash towns ,where huge amounts of automatic assault rifles , machine guns, rockets and bombs and various amounts of ammunition were destroyed.

Terrorists Rabee al-Haj, Omran al-Rajab, Ameen al-Mousa, Yahya Dameis, Faisal Barq, Hashem al-Keilani, Muhammad al-Omari and snipers Samer  Hajjour Khaled Bouzan, Mustafa Bahbouh, terrorist nicknamed as Abu al-Leil who booby trapped cars were exterminated.

In rural Daraa, the army forces confronted terrorists' attacks against two military posts in al-Sanamin and al-Saho towns and left them killed or wounded.

Large quantities of weapons group, including machine guns, automatic assault rifles,  RPG launchers and a variety of ammunition were confiscated from terrorists.

In Aleppo city and countryside, the armed forces continued cleansing operations of mercenary terrorists of terrorists' centers in Tel Hasel, Assan, al-Kamari, al-Sgeira, al-Aziza, Kafr Antoine, Tel Shgheib, Bab al-Neirab and al-Naqqarin, where scores of terrorists were eliminated.

On the other hand, several terrorists were killed or wounded after fighting between two terrorist groups of al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist groups following a dispute between their leaders in al-Kabeer village in al-Rabeia area in rural Lattakia.


Artist Dureid Lahham Attacked by Salafi Group in Lebanon

BEIRUT,(ST)- Prominent Syrian artist Dureid Lahham and  his artistic crew were exposed to an assault attack while filming a series in al-Qalamoun area to the north of Lebanon by an extremist Salafi group , on Saturday.

The Lebanese al-Jadid TV team, which was at site, reported that during artists Lahham 's filming of a series in al-Qalamoun area, to the north of Lebanon, one Salafi extremist group from the area attacked the  filming location and besieged the team in an attempt to attack artist Lahham.


National Dialogue On Syria's Soil,Says Haidar

BEIRUT, (ST)-"it is  a matter of dignity  to hold the national dialogue on Syrian soil,'said State Minister for the National Reconciliation affairs Ali Haidar .

"The national reconciliation is based on two basic topics: the social reconciliations and the political program to solve the crisis which is the only way to come out of it," the Lebanon-based al-Manar TV reported on Saturday.

Haidar expressed his readiness to meet any Syrian figure abroad who refused foreign intervention ,underlying that through dialogue and clinging to to Syria's firm stances including the land and people's unity .

On the destructive Turkish-Qatari role in the ongoing crisis in Syria,Haidar said:"everyone knows that the said countries are nothing but pubbets.We are talking only with active players not pubbits,"


Boosting Dialogue Culture,Men of Religion's Basic Role

  DAMASCUS,(ST)-"Syria will remain a symbol of amity ,fraternity ,co-existence amongst the entire heavenly religions,' Premier al-Halqi underscored.

Al-Halqi remarks came during a meeting with Patriarch Gregory III Laham of Antioch and the All East for Greek Catholic.

"scholars of religion have a vital role as regards consolidating the culture of dialogue ,love and denouncing violence and fundamentalism only security and peace be prevailed in our homeland, "added al-Halqi.

The Premier stressed the importance of holding consultative meetings being held by the government with all forces and Syrian stakeholders who want to be involved in the political program in order to solve the crisis peacefully.

Meanwhile, the government ,al-Halqi added, spares no effort for meeting the citizens' requirements noting that there is a strategic reserve of various basic food stuff.

"Syrian economy is able to foil enemy's relentless attempts to destroy the Syrian economy,"al-Halqi underlined.

 During the meeting,al-Halqi voiced appreciation to Patriarch Laham's firm national stances.

For his part, Patriarch Laham affirmed the church's support of the political program to solve the ongoing crisis.



Terrorist 's Confesses Crimes in Homs to Accuse the Army

 HOMS,(ST)_ Terrorist Fakhr eddine Abbas admitted that he had committed, together with  a group of murderous terrorists number of crimes against innocent citizens and religious places,  and blew up a booby trapped car in  Hamra district  in Homs, resulted  in killing dozens of martyrs and the destruction of schools and shops in an attempt to accuse the Syrian Arab army and distort its image. 

In televised confessions Terrorist Abbas, who was born in 1984 and works in repairing   electric generators, said he was recruited by Abdul Aleem al-Turkmani  and opened fire at citizens  and worshipers in Baba Amre  and carried out acts of chaos in al-Hamra and al-Jouri areas, to accuse the Syrian army.

He continued that he was , at the directives of another terrorist Haitham al-Jouri,  detonated a booby trapped car before  al;-Banin school , near Omar mosque,  resulted in the death and injury of a number of citizens and heavy losses were inflicted  on  buildings and shops  in the area.

" All acts we committed  intended to accuse the army and raise sedition among citizens and the army," the terrorist said.



Terrorism will not break the Will of Aleppo Citizens- Marchers

ALEPPO, (ST) _ Citizens of the Radio and Seif al-Dawla quarters in Aleppo, on Friday  took the streets in a massive march, expressing their love and loyalty to the homeland against a foreign aggression and  criminal acts committed by the armed terrorist groups.

The marchers expressed  full confidence in the ability of the  armed forces to rid them of terrorism and restore  security and stability  back to all Syrian governorates. 

The marchers chanted slogans  commending  the Syrian army and  denouncing the crimes of mercenary terrorists and their supporters in neighboring countries, especially the Turkish government,  calling for elimination of terrorists centers  wherever they exist.

One participant noted that the people of Aleppo will remain steadfast in their city despite all terrorists' practices which target electricity and water networks in an effort to disrupt the necessities of life, stressing that "the terrorist groups can not break the will of the people of Aleppo and their adherence to national principles, the same like all Syrians".

One woman, a mother of a martyr stressed:" "willingness to sacrifice the rest of her children for the sake of the homeland and to preserve its sovereignty and independence" noting the failure of attempts by Syria's enemies to sow discord among the Syrian people.

Another marcher considered  that the march is a" clear message to all channels partner in crime of shedding the blood of the Syrians,  on the Syrians cling to their national  unity and support  to their brave army  " in  pursuing  armed terrorist groups wondering about the silence of "national opposition, concerning  crimes of the terrorists and  their destruction and stealing  of factories in the city Aleppo. " 

The marchers  who raised the national flags and  chanted slogans calling on national opposition to dialogue , voiced  condemnation of regional parties  and their continued support  in funding  armed terrorists, noting that Turkey and the  Gulf rulers bear with terrorists the responsibility  of  bloodshed crime  in Syria.


Terrorists Suffer Heavy Human, Material Losses

 Governorates,(ST)_ Several terrorists were killed or wounded during their attacks against  military checkpoints in Wadi al-Deif  and al-Hamidia areas  and many others  in Sermin and Bennish towns in Idleb.

All members of one terrorist group, carrying out acts of killing and looting in al-Shagr village in Jesr al-Shoghour and Kafer Roume in rural Marrat al-Numan were killed or wounded.

In Deir al-Zour, heavy losses were inflicted on two terrorist groups in the "old airport" and al-Hweiqa area, where, terrorists Tawan al-Mutlaq and Abdul Qader Bakhil, members of the "Green Brigade", and Jum'a al-Aja and Ahmad Falah of al-Nusra Front were killed.

In Damascus countryside, scores of terrorists were killed in qualitative operations including several leaders of the so called "the banner of Islam."

Terrorists Samer Dayoub,Muhammad Hadidi, Mahmoud al-Haj, Bilal Qalouishe, Muhammad Dawoud and Muhammad ilani, Hussein Ayoub, Muhammad al-Khadra and Imad kurdi were among  many others killed  in al-Oteiba and al-Obada, Daraya and Duma towns.

One army unit destroyed in the "Black Stone" area a factory for manufacturing of improvised explosive devices including high explosives and terrorists.  Terrorist Mohammed Saeed al-Taraweyah was among the killed. 

In Tel Kurdi in Rural Damascus, several  terrorists of the so-called "the banner of Islam" and "the banner of free-Sham" were killed in a two-hour fighting  with guns and grenades  over sharing  loots  and properties they stole from citizens houses.

In Aleppo city and countryside, the armed forces inflected heavy losses on the ranks of terrorists in al-Sfeira, Tel Hasel, al-Azizia,, Hayan, Meng, Kweres  and Aleppo-Idleb highway where several cars transporting  weapons to terrorists where destroyed and terrorists Ahmad Diman, Firas Akl, Ismael Hijazi, Adnan Fadel Hijazi and Muhammad Munir Hijazi were killed.

In Aleppo city , the armed forces continued persecution  of terrorists centers in Qadi Askar, Karam al-Meisar and al-Shaar and al-Sheikh Saeed areas where several terrorists were killed  and huge amounts of PKC machine guns , automatic assault rifles and large quantities of ammunition were confiscated.

On the other hand, several terrorists of "Front victory" and so-called "al-Tawhid Brigade" were killed and wounded in Maadi area after a dispute over sharing the loot, stolen from public and private properties.  Terrorist Salem al-Sankari from "al-Tawhid Brigade" was killed.

In Homs , clashes erupted between the armed forces and terrorists  in  Wadi Salim and the east of al-Rastan areas, left terrorists killed or wounded and others  in Kaferlaha  and Teldo areas  where terrorists Sami Jamour, Walid al-Sawah, Faisal al-Ber, Omran Rajab, Abdul Rahman Othman, Khaled Ahmad al-Makshoush, Muhammad Zeid  and Obeida Hani were killed .

In al-Tebeh town in Palmyra, the armed forces destroyed three cars and confiscated many others, during attacks against   three terrorist centers,  leaving  its members killed or wounded.