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President Putin: Need for preserving Syria sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity

Moscow, SANA-President Vladimir Putin of Russia discussed with US counterpart Donald Trump, in a telephone call, the latest developments on the crisis in Syria and the outcomes of the meeting held with President Bashar al-Assad in Sochi. “Talks during the telephone call dealt with the pressing issues in Syria, taking into consideration the military... Read More »

People’s Assembly approves bill on exempting damaged buildings from fees of restoration

Damascus, SANA- People’s Assembly approved on Tuesday a bill exempting owners of the damaged properties and real estates, affected by terrorist acts, from financial fees of restoration. The Assembly at a regular session, chaired by Speaker Hammoudah al-Sabbagh, also approved a law stipulates the fees and fines amendments mentioned in some art... Read More »

Belarus Ambassador: continued efforts to further boost Syrian-Belarusian relations

Damascus, SANA – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus in Damascus, Alexander Ponomarev, stressed the deep-rooted relations binding Syria and Belarus and unremitting efforts to further boost them in all domains. Ponomarev made his remarks during a visit along with Social Affairs and Labor Minister, Rima Qadiri, to Lahn al-Hayat (T... Read More »

Hagop Vanesian preparing for new documentary photography project

Damascus, SANA- Syrian expatriate photographer Hagop Vanesian, who seeks to convey people’s suffering through his camera, is working on a new documentary photography project that suits the reconstruction stage following the Syrian Arab Army’s victories against terrorism. Vanesian told SANA’s reporter about his new project’s details, say... Read More »

Syrian karate team wins three medals in the 9th Arab Championship

Beirut, SANA – The national team for Kyokushinkai karate on Tuesday won three medals, two silvers and a bronze, within the 9th Arab Championship held in Beirut, Lebanon, with the participation of 159 athletes from Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Tunis, Egypt, UAE, Libya, and Syria. The two silver medals were won by Khuder al-Salem and Mohammed Joumaa in ... Read More »

Cabinet discusses bills, calls ministries to support rural women’ products

Damascus, SANA- In its weekly session chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis, the Cabinet discussed a number of services, development, economic, and educational issues. The Cabinet discussed a bill amending some articles of the Law no.6 for 2006 on governing universities in terms of establishing a new mechanism for recruitment and promotion that ens... Read More »