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More areas in Syria's Daraa reconciliate with govt
Damascus, Sep 14 (IANS) The Syrian army entered a new town in the country's southern province of Daraa, as part of an ongoing reconciliation process to restore security and stability, a military source said.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian army enters rebel bastion in Daraa following agreement
Damascus, Sep 9 (IANS) The Syrian army hoisted the national flag in the Daraa al-Balad area, following a Russian-mediated agreement with the armed rebels.
2021-09-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Rebels to be transferred from Daraa to northern Syria
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS) Buses were prepared to transport rebels from Syria's southern province of Daraa to rebel-held areas in northern Syria, state news agency SANA said in a report.
2021-09-05
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israeli missile strike targets Damascus
Damascus, Sep 3 (IANS) A fresh Israeli missile strike targeted sites in Damascus on Friday, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-09-03
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Armed rebels surrender in Syria's Daraa amid new deal
Damascus, Sep 2 (IANS) A new deal to defuse the tension in Syria's Daraa province has come into forc, starting with a number of armed rebels surrendering to the authorities, according to state news agency SANA.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian Prez discusses economic cooperation with Iran FM
Damascus, Aug 30 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed economic cooperation with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in the capital Damascus, according to the state news agency SANA.
2021-08-30
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Armed men start leaving Syria's Daraa under new deal
Damascus, Aug 27 (IANS) A batch of local armed men from Syria's southern province of Daraa were evacuated to the rebel-held areas in the northern part of the country under a Russian-mediated deal to defuse months-long tension, according to a local media report.
2021-08-27
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria calls for lifting Western sanctions
Damascus, Aug 25 (IANS) Syrian Parliament Speaker Hammouda Sabbagh has slammed the Western sanctions imposed on the country as a violation of international Law, calling for the lifting of such measures completely.
2021-08-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria opens 1st cafe run by people with Down Syndrome
Damascus, Aug 23 (IANS) Wearing brown uniforms with orange rims and matching hats, several young Syrians with Down Syndrome served between the tables, while some others stood behind a bar, preparing food and beverage at a cafe called Sucette.
2021-08-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Human Interest/Society
Israel launches missile strikes at Syria
Damascus, Aug 20 (IANS) Israel launched missile strikes at some sites in the Syrian capital of Damascus and the central province of Homs.
2021-08-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad underscores production as new priority for Syria
Damascus, Aug 15 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has underscored production as the current priority to help the country move forward following victories on the ground.
2021-08-15
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian President orders formation of new govt
Damascus, Aug 11 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has ordered the formation of a new government with most ministers remaining unchanged.
2021-08-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian president asks PM to form new cabinet
Damascus, Aug 1 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday renamed Hussein Arnous as Prime Minister and ordered him to form a new government, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Deal to end tension in Syria's Daraa reached under Russian mediation
Damascus, Aug 1 (IANS) A deal to end the recent tension in Syria's southern province of Daraa has been reached under a Russian mediation, a war monitor reported.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
UN Syria envoy urges upholding int'l humanitarian law
Damascus, Aug 1 (IANS) UN special envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen has called for upholding the principle of the protection of civilians and international humanitarian law, a spokesman for the world body has said.
2021-08-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria works to facilitate refugees' return: Assad
Damascus, July 27 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that his government is working continuously for the return of refugees to the country.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Turkish forces target Kurdish militia in Syria
Damascus, July 26 (IANS) Turkish forces targeted positions of the Kurdish militia in Syria's northern province of Aleppo in retaliation for the killing of three Turkish soldiers, a war monitor reported.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad sworn in as Syrian President for 4th term
Damascus, July 18 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a fourth seven-year term, after which he emphasised on the importance of production, investment, and anti-corruption given the tough economic situation in the country.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
China, Syria vow to boost bilateral cooperation
Damascus, July 18 (IANS) The foreign ministers of China and Syria met here on Saturday, vowing to enhance the ties and cooperation between the two countries.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Diplomacy,Politics
Rocket fire targets largest US base in Syria
Damascus, July 12 (IANS) Rocket fire targeted the largest US base in eastern Syria, marking the latest in a string of recent attacks targeting the facility, according to the state news agency SANA.
2021-07-12
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Shelling targets US base in Syria
Damascus, July 5 (IANS) Rocket fire targeted a US military base in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state media reported on Monday.
2021-07-05
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Sherlock Holmes goes digital with GenZ in frame
New Delhi, June 29: The world famous Sherlock Holmes who has mesmerised generations of readers with his uncanny knack of solving cases that completely confound everyone is back to entertain in the form of audiobooks.
2021-06-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,National,Art/Culture/Books
Rocket fire targets US base in Syria
Damascus, June 29 (IANS) Rocket fire targeted a US military base in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state media reported on Tuesday.
2021-06-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israeli strikes kill 11 military personnel in Syria
Damascus, June 10 (IANS) Israeli strikes targeting areas in central and southern Syria overnight killed 11 military personnel, a war monitor reported.
2021-06-10
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
90% people in NW Syria in catastrophic circumstances: UN
Damascus, June 8 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) that more than 90 per cent of the 3.4 million people in northwest Syria are in extreme or catastrophic circumstances amidst a deteriorating humanitarian situation.
2021-06-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
EU accused of being 'partner in war against Syria' over sanctions extension
Damascus, May 30 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has accused the European Union (EU) of being a "partner in the unjust war against Syria", as the bloc decided to renew sanctions on the war-torn country.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Winning prez polls slap in faces of enemies: Assad
Damascus, May 29 (IANS) After scoring a sweeping victory in this weeks presidential election, incumbent Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that the vote was "a slap in the faces of enemies".
2021-05-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad wins 4th term as Syrian President
Damascus, May 28 (IANS) Incumbent Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has won his fourth seven-year term in the presidential election held earlier this week, the country's Parliament announced .
2021-05-28
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria's polling stations opened for Presidential poll
Damascus, May 26 (IANS) Syria's polling stations opened on Wednesday across government-held areas in a Presidential election which is expected to give incumbent Bashar al-Assad a fourth term in office.
2021-05-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian oppn figure slams upcoming prez polls as 'illegal'
Damascus, May 25 (IANS) A top Syrian opposition figure on Tuesday slammed the upcoming presidential elections in the country as a blatant attempt by the incumbent regime to undermine the ongoing political process.
2021-05-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrians abroad vote in presidential election
Damascus, May 20 (IANS) Syrian expatriates and refugees living outside their war-torn home country on Thursday started voting in a presidential election that the opposition has dismissed as a farce.
2021-05-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Presidential campaigns start in Syria
Damascus, May 17 (IANS) Syrian presidential campaigns have officially started as posters of President Bashar al-Assad and the two other candidates filled the squares and streets in the capital Damascus.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Fire erupts in Syrian refinery facility
Damascus, May 9 (IANS) A fire erupted in a major oil refinery in war-torn Syria due to a leak, the country's state news agency SANA reported on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Assad, 2 others approved to contest in Syrian Prez polls
Damascus, May 4 (IANS) The candidacy applications of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and two others have been approved for the upcoming presidential elections, it was announced.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria receives Covid-19 vaccines donated by China
Damascus, April 25 (IANS) Syria on Saturday received a batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government to help combat the pandemic.
2021-04-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Health/Medicine
Israel attacks targets near Damascus
Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Israel launched a missile attack on targets in the vicinity of the Syrian capital Damascus on Thursday, injuring four soldiers, state TV reported.
2021-04-22
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian Prez polls to be held in May: Parliament
Damascus, April 19 (IANS) The Syrian presidential elections will be held in May, seven years after the last polls took place in the war-torn country, the country's Parliament announced.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria rejects accusation of chemical weapons use
Damascus, April 15 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has denied an accusation by a global watchdog about the use of chemical weapons against the population in the country's northwestern region.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria urges UNSC to prevent Israeli attacks
Damascus, April 9 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has urged the UN Security Council to take "decisive and immediate measures to prevent the repetition of Israeli attacks on the Syrian territory".
2021-04-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria, Russia discuss ways to mitigate sanctions' impact
Damascus, April 9 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed ways to mitigate the impact of the Western sanctions on the country with Alexander Lavrentiev, Russia's special representative for Damascus.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israel strikes near Damascus injure 4 soldiers
Damascus, April 8 (IANS) A fresh Israeli missile attack targeted positions near the Syrian capital of Damascus on Thursday, injuring four soldiers and causing widespread damage.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
IS frees 46 people in Syrian desert
Damascus, April 8 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) has released 46 people out of the 59 the terror group abducted 24 hours ago in the Syrian desert region, a war monitor reported.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
5 dead in Syria rocket attack
Damascus, March 21 (IANS) At least five civilians were killed after more than six rockets hit a hospital in Syria's Aleppo on Sunday, a war monitor said.
2021-03-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria voices rejection of foreign interference in China's affairs
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has stressed its rejection of foreign interference in China's affairs, saying no country or party has the right to interfere in the internal affairs of independent and sovereign states, according to the state news agency SANA.
2021-03-17
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian President, 1st Lady test Covid positive
Damascus, March 9 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and First Lady Asma al-Assad have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a state media report.
2021-03-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Health/Medicine
Landmines kill 18 in Syria
Damascus, March 8 (IANS) As many as 18 people were killed and three others were injured after two landmines exploded in Syria's central Hama province, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Syrian govt condemns US overnight strike
Damascus, Feb 26 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the US strikes that targeted positions in eastern Syria before Friday's daybreak, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Blasts, protests against Kurdish militia rock Syria
Damascus, Feb 1 (IANS) Three explosions rocked the rebel-held areas in northern Syria in the past 24 hours as protests erupted against the Kurdish militia.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Unicef reminds parties to conflict in Syria of obligations to protect kids
Damascus, Feb 1 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reminded all parties to the conflict in the war-torn Syria of their obligations to protect children after four kids were reportedly killed in two recent attacks.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria demands immediate withdrawal of US forces
Damascus, Jan 21 (IANS) The Syrian government has demanded the "immediate and unconditional withdrawal" of US forces from the war-torn country due to their "hostile practices".
2021-01-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics