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Intensive operations against terrorists in Damascus countryside

PROVINCES,(ST)_Damascus countryside has seen intensive successful operations against terrorist groupings reportedly ended in killing and injuring a lot of terrorists, some of them are not Syrian and  others affiliate to al-Nusra Front.

The operation carried out by the armed forces took place in 7 areas in Damascus countryside –Jobar, Mazare'e al-Eb, al-Rihan, Jisren, al-Etaibeh, al-Diabeyeh, and al-Hseneyeh, according to SANA.

Official sources underscored on Thursday that the Syrian Arab Army advances in al-Etaibeh town in east Ghota.

Meanwhile, other units of armed forces shelled terrorists' hideouts and vehicles in Aleppo, Homs and Idleb countryside, killing all the terrorists who were inside them.

Mortars hit Armenians alley

In a separate incident, terrorists fired mortar rounds landed in Armenians alley in Homs city leaving several citizens wounded.  

"The terrorist attack, in addition, caused material damaged at the scene", a source at Homs Governorate told SANA.

The terrorist groups, who are exported from 40 countries, perpetrate heinous crimes against citizens and destroy the country's infrastructure, are funded and supported by Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Britain, France, and the US.


FM Condemns In Strongest Terms killing Of prisoner Abu Hamdiya

DAMASCUS,(ST)-"The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry denounces in strongest terms the liquidation of the Palestinian prisoner Maysara abu Hamdiya at Israeli occupation jails as the occupation forces refused to medically treat him despite the deterioration of his health, "said a source at the ministry.

"Syria holds" Israel " full responsibility for the martyrdom of abu Hamdiya.On this painful occasion, Syria voiced solidarity with the martyr's family and reiterates solidarity with the Arab Palestinian people only to liberate their lands and regain their legitimate rights, "the source added.

The source underscored that the martyrdom of abu Hamdiya is a fresh crime to be added to Israel's criminality record which is full of violating international law and human rights in the occupied territories.

"Syria calls on UN to rapidly intervene to put an end to Israel's grave violations  and calling for exerting special efforts to defend the lives of Syrian and Palestinians and Arab prisoners at the Israeli jails, "underlined the source.

" what Syria is  currently facing of  conspiracies and terrorism with the aim of weakening its national role can't deviate its compass towards  the main Arab cause ,"concluded the source.


Doha Summit decisions unveil crimes of backed terrorists

DAMASCUS(ST)-The Pan-Arab Popular Forum for Supporting Syria's Steadfastness denounced the decisions taken at the Doha summit which contradict the Arab League charter, go in line with the conspiracy contrived by the Gulf sheikhdoms and unveil the crimes perpetrated against the Syrian people and state.

During the expanded meeting held on Wednesday in Damascus with the participation of Syrian and Arab parties, organizations, forces, movements and figures,  the Forum said that the Arab League has become a place for laying down  plans against  interest of the Arab nation.

The Forum also highlighted the positions of Iraq and Algeria regarding the crisis in Syria  during the recent Arab League meeting, expressing  support for the political program for resolving the crisis in Syria through national dialogue.

Participants referred to the cooperation between  the armed opposition and Israel through providing it with weapons, treating injured terrorists in hospitals of occupied Palestine and facilitating the entry of Libyan gunmen through Jordan and Palestine to Syria. They also denounced the smuggling of terrorists from Lebanon into Syria.

The participants condemned silence of some Palestinian leadership regarding the heinous crime perpetrated by terrorist groups against Palestinians in Yarmouk camp and decried the  repressive practices of the regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Qatar against their free men and the crimes of terrorists against the Iraqi people.

The Forum called on the international community to abolish the unjust sanctions imposed on Syria and Iran, criticizing the Human Rights Council’s unfair resolutions against Syria, calling for bringing Erdogan  and the rulers of Qatar and Saudi Arabia to justice on charge of committing crimes against the Syrian people and greatly damaging the Syrian industrial infrastructure.

The Forum hailed the steadfastness of Syria under the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad, expressing  the honest Arab forces support for Syria in the face of conspiracies, challenges and dangers.

The meeting also dealt with current circumstances and its repercussions on the Arab and international arenas.


O. Al-Mohammad

Mortar attack on Damascus countryside

DAMASCUS COUNTRYSIDE,(ST)_A citizen was martyred on Wednesday by mortar attack on a al-Assad suburb in Damascus countryside.

The terrorists fired today a mortar round landed in the square of al-Assad suburb (a residential area) causing martyrdom of a citizen and wounding two other at the scene, SANA reported.

Last night, the terrorist also launched mortar rounds on Jaramana area (in Damascus countryside) for the second time in a week.

At least 4 citizens were martyred and 11 ones were wounded by the mortar shells which targeted al-Qaryat alley in the area.


Al-Halqi praises Arab intellectuals' abide by defending Syria

DAMASCUS,(ST)_Premier Dr.Wael al-Halqi underscored on Wednesday that Syria is facing a global political, economic, military and media war targeting its' vital role in the region.

Prime Minister praised national Arab intellectuals' adherence to defending Syria in international and Arab activities, stressed that Arab intellectuals have an important role in unmasking what is being hatched against the Arab nation.

Al-Halqi's remark was made during a meeting with Assistant Secretary General of the Arab Lawyers Union, Samih khris.

In the meeting, the PM said: "steadfastness of the Syrian people and their support for national army and leadership will foil the conspiracy," calling on all Syrians to take part in national dialogue to draw up bases for the country's future.

For his part, Khris appealed to all honest Arabs to defend Syria as it is the last citadel of steadfastness and resistance in the Arab region.

Ministerial committee meets DVP

Later on, the Premier, who chairs the ministerial committee tasked with materializing the political plan, and the committee's members held talks with members of the Democratic Vanguard Party's politburo.

The two sides exchanged opinions to guarantee success of the national dialogue conference and all steps adopted by the government to pave the ground for implementing the endorsed three-stage political plan to resolve the crisis.

The party's Secretary General, Nofal Nofal told reporters after the meeting that there is a dire need for spreading dialogue and tolerance among all Syrian people.

The ministerial committee includes Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Ministers of Information, Justice, National Reconciliation, Transport, Industry, Red Crescent Affairs, and People's Assembly Affairs.


Armed forces cleanse Maqam Sakina of terrorists

Provinces,(ST)_The armed forces have cleansed Maqam al-Sayeda Sakina ( Sakina sanctuary) and the surrounding area in Daraya suburb in Damascus countryside of terrorists.

A military source told SANA that the armed forces carried out today (Wednesday) dawn a successful operation during which all terrorists inside the Maqam and around it were eliminated.

It added that a big number of explosive devices inside the Maqam were dismantled and weapons were confiscated.

In addition, the armed forces killed number of terrorist leaders in Jobar area of Damascus countryside.

Meanwhile, army destroyed three cars for terrorists and a mortar in Aleppo. It also shelled hideouts of terrorists in countryside of Idleb, Homs, and Der Ezzour.  

A lot of terrorists, who were inside the hideouts, were reportedly killed or injured.

On the other hand, locals of al-Masrab village in west Der Ezzour countryside foiled terrorists groups' attack on their village.

According to SANA, the locals killed and injured most of the terrorists.

The Syria Arab Army is fighting foreign-backed terrorists exported from 40 states.

The terrorists, who are supported by Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Britain, France and the US, perpetrate criminal acts against citizens and target the country's infrastructure.


National Popular Forum for Supporting Syria Rejects Doha Shameful Summit Decisions

DAMASCUS, (ST) - Under the slogan "Rejecting Doha Humiliation and Shame Summit Decisions", the meeting of the Higher Commission of the National Popular Forum for Supporting Syria kicked off on Wednesday with the participation of parties, organizations and political figures from Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, Iraq and Algeria.

The ongoing crisis in Syria will be the main focus of the meeting, in addition to the repercussions of the current developments at the Arab, regional and international arenas.   

H. Mustafa