Bashar Al -Assad symbol of Syrian demographic and geographic unity

Omar Ose, a Syrian Kurd Member of the People Assembly (Parliament) and Chairman of the Reconciliation Committee in it. He is the president of the National Initiative for Syrian Kurds, an opposition group.  Omar Ose speaks to the Syria Times.

What are  your main positions about Syria and the ongoing?

The Syrian President Bashar Al -Assad is a symbol of the Syrian demographic and geographic unity. Without the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, Syria is going to be another Somalia or Yugoslavia.

The Syrian Arab Army contains in its ranks all the Syrian ethnics and segments of society.

Self-defense units to be most powerful support for Syrian army

In just few months, thousands of Syrian young men and women have joined the self-defense units [self-protection units] to take part in defending the homeland and fighting against terrorism.

The young men and women undergo military training to carry out any mission entrusted to them to protect public and private properties in their areas and on frontlines.

The Tishreen newspaper reported Sunday that the 4th batch of self-defense units in Damascus countryside was graduated on Jan.9.2016 after a week-long training on combat skills.

Syrian martyrs' names on saplings during Arbor Day celebrations

Tree-planting campaigns in Syria have continued in cooperation with civil society. 

Minister of State for Environmental Affairs, Nazira Sarkis, has underscored the need for supporting youth initiatives that aim to develop society and raise people's awareness in all fields.

The minister sees that the current voluntary experiences in Syria has positive effects and requires continuous support, according to the al-Thawra newspaper [Arabic newspaper].

"Tomorrow belongs to us" project for Syrian gifted school children

Displacement circumstances have not prevented a ninth-grade student from joining the first Syrian Children club for cultural, social and sport activities in Damascus.

The family of the student, Mohammad al-Abyad, who are living in a shelter in al-Tadamon area south of Damascus, have only offered moral support to the 14-year old boy, while the club offered psychological support and training courses to him.

This boy was honoured during the celebration held Monday at the end of the first stage of the project called ' Tomorrow belongs to us' in Damascus governorate club where children song: "Tomorrow, our country will be rebuilt and we will be hand in hand."

Syrian children's dreams

Syrian children's dreams have changed after the foreign-backed terror war on the country to be social and national.

One of the children told the Tishreen newspaper reporter that his dream is to return to his room and to his alley. "I want the war to end, this is my dream," the 10-year-old boy said, stressing his determination to continue his study in order to be a famous doctor to treat patients free of cost.

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To live a normal life without wounds ...... To wander the streets without going around the solace tents spread in the streets ...

To pass by  beautiful colored walls beside  those which are covered with the martyrs  pictures that are growing day after day ..... To go to school and to work without worry of returning  as a body in a box or scattered body parts gathered in a bag .... or in the best case losing a part or an eye.

Justice Ministry receives missing persons' relatives every Thursday

She was waiting her turn in the office of missing persons in Justice Ministry in Damascus to get any piece of information about her son, who left his home two years ago and had not returned since.

The sad mother wanted to know whether her son is still alive or not. "When I see a video on Television about persons killed by terrorist organizations, I wonder whether my son is among the victims. My son is a civilian. He left his home in Duma district in Damascus countryside and had not returned yet," she said.

Another woman was searching for information about her 70-year-old husband, who went to get his pension in Harasta suburb in the same province [Damascus countryside] and had not returned.