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 2022-12-03 19:10 

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Netherlands beats US 3-1 in FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 match...

Qatar, SANA-The Netherlands beat the United States 3-1 in a FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 match in Qatar, advancing to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, the Dutch team will play against the winner of the round of 16 match between Argentina and Au...

 2022-12-03 19:01 

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Photo exhibition of Chilean artists in Damascus countryside...

Damascus countryside, SANA- Chilean artists have gathered their works in an exhibition organized by the Chilean embassy in Damascus, in the ancient Monastery of St. Jacob in Qara city, Damascus countryside. The exhibition, titled "Syria in the Eyes of...

 2022-12-03 15:55 

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Moscow will not accept price cap on Russian oil — Kremlin spokesman...

MOSCOW, SANA- Moscow will not accept a price cap on Russian oil, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "We are assessing the situation. Certain preparations for such a cap were made. We won't accept the price cap and we will inform you h...

 2022-12-03 15:10 

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Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Indonesia's West Java...

Jakarta, SANA- A quake of 6.1 magnitude hit Indonesia's West Java area on Saturday, sending people running out of buildings. "The quake has no tsunami potential. It was felt in capital Jakarta, around 200 km from the epicenter," Reuters quoted...

 2022-12-03 14:37 

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Russian forces down Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter in DPR- Defense Ministry...

MOSCOW, SANA-Russian aviation downed a Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter near Selidovo in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov said Saturday. "Russian fighter aviation downed a Ukraini...

 2022-12-03 12:26 

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Turkish occupation launches heavy artillery attack on Raqqa northern countryside...

Raqqa, SANA-The Turkish occupation forces renewed their heavy artillery attacks on the safe areas in Raqqa northern countryside. Local sources told SANA that terrorist organizations, backed by Turkish occupation targeted during the past hours with heavy a...

 2022-12-03 10:37 

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Russian Special Military Operation in Ukraine-Latest Updates...

Donetsk : 5 civilians killed in Ukrainian shelling. Putin: Russian nuclear technologies ensure competitive capabilities for it among world's nuclear powers....

 2022-12-03 07:34 

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Cameroon beats Brazil 1-0, fails to advance to 16 round...

Doha, SANA-Brazil were beaten by Cameroon but still topped Group G at World Cup 2022, while Cameroon bowed out despite Vincent Aboubakar's late winner. Cameroon needed a victory to keep alive their hopes of progress but, just as it looked as if they h...

 2022-12-03 07:05 

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Uhrik: American military presence in Syria illegitimate...

Prague, SANA- Milan Uhrk, Member of the European Parliament for Slovakia, said that the US military presence in Syria is illegitimate. "They have dozens of military bases built there against the will of the Syrians, they support anti-government separa...

 2022-12-03 06:30 

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UAE Embassy holds reception on the 51st anniversary of the Union Day...

Damascus, SANA-Embassy of the United Arab Emirates held on Friday a reception at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts on the 51th anniversary of the Union Day. The Emirati Charg d'Affairs in Damascus Abdul Hakim Ibrahim Al-Nuaimi, described in a speech a...

 2022-12-02 18:00 

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South Korea grabs dramatic stoppage time win to reach last 16...

South Korea scored in the 91st minute to beat Portugal 2-1 and secure themselves a spot in the last 16 of the World Cup in the most dramatic fashion. They finished Group H level on points and goal difference with Uruguay but went through ahead of Uruguay ...

 2022-12-02 16:22 

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One injured in a shooting attack at the Pakistani embassy, Kabul...

Kabul, SANA- Pakistan's embassy in Kabul came under attack on Friday with gunfire injuring a Pakistani security guard, officials said. " Head of the mission is safe, but the security guard was seriously injured," the Pakistani Foreign Ministry...

 2022-12-02 15:34 

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Cycling marathon in Damascus marking United Arab Emirates National Day (photos)...
 2022-12-02 15:15 

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Two citizens martyred in terrorist attack targeted their cars, Daraa countryside...

Daraa, SANA- Two citizens were martyred on Friday when terrorists opened fire at their cars in Darra southeastern countryside. Terrorists opened fire at a car near al-Taybeh town, east of Daraa city, causing the martyrdom headman of the town (mukhtar), Mu...

 2022-12-02 14:12 

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US smuggling of oil from Syria illegal, Chinese spokesperson...

Beijing, SANA- The US stationing of troops in Syria and its smuggling of oil and grain from Syria are illegal, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Friday in a daily news briefing. The United States keeps violating international laws and...

 2022-12-02 12:53 

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Russian air defenses intercept 13 rockets in Ukraine operation...

Moscow, SANA-Russian air defense forces intercepted 13 Uragan and Olkha rockets in the past day during the special military operation in Ukraine, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov reported on Friday. "Thirteen rockets of U...

 2022-12-02 12:45 

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Al- Qurashi terrorist leader is the same Abd al-Rahman al-Iraqi eliminated during the security operation in Jasim...

Damascus, SANA- leader of "Daesh" terrorist organization called Abu al-Hasan al-Hashemi al-Qurashi, whose death was announced by "Daesh" a few days ago, is the same called Abd al-Rahman al-Iraqi, known as Saif Baghdad who was eliminated du...

 2022-12-02 10:49 

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Russian Special Military Operation in Ukraine-Latest Updates...

Number of deserters among Ukrainian military growing after the European Commission's remarks...

 2022-12-02 09:20 

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Number of deserters among Ukrainian military growing after the European Commission's remarks...

LUGANSK,SANA- The Luhansk People's Republic stated that the number of deserters from the ranks of the Ukrainian army increased after the statement by European Commission President , Ursula von der Leyen, about the losses of this army. TASS news agency...

 2022-12-02 07:53 

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Russia tests a new anti-missile system and air targets...

Moscow,SANA-The Russian Space Air Force have successfully tested a new anti-missile and anti-aircraft defense system at a test field in Kazakhstan. "the anti-missile of the supposed air target hit its target accurately," Tass news agency quoted Ma...

 2022-12-02 07:42 

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Kanaani : The West has no right to use human rights file as a political pressure...

Tehran- The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani affirmed that Western countries use the pretext of human rights as a political tool to exert pressure on sovereign countries. Kanaani wrote in a tweet on Friday "Criminals against peoples a...

 2022-12-01 17:50 

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Festivity held on the inscription of "the crafting and Playing the Oud" on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List...

Damascus, SANA-Culture Ministry, in cooperation with Syria Trust for Development organized on Thursday a festivity to celebrate inscribing the Crafting and Playing the Oud on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List, A Syrian-Iranian file. The Festi...

 2022-12-01 17:02 

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Foreign Ministry: EU statement on Chemical weapons misleads international community...

Damascus, SANA-Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that the statement released by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy about chemical weapons goes too far to mislead the international community. "Some western ...

 2022-12-01 16:09 

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Foreign Ministry: some EU states and representatives go far beyond in misleading the international community about the use of countries, like Syria and Russia, of chemical weapons...

Foreign Ministry: some EU states and representatives go far beyond in misleading the international community about the use of countries, like Syria and Russia, of chemical weapons...

 2022-12-01 15:25 

SANA

Sabbagh to Cuban Ambassador: Importance of boosting cooperation to confront common enemies...

Damascus, SANA-Speaker of the People's Assembly, Hammoudeh Sabbagh, stressed the importance of supporting and boosting cooperation relations between Syria and Cuba to face the similar situation that the two countries are facing. During his meeting wit...

 2022-12-01 14:59 

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Mikdad: Syria will continue to support the Palestinian people...

Damascus, SANA-Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Fayssal Mikdad, affirmed that the vicious war targets the resilience of the Syrian and Palestinian peoples and Right of Return the "foremost of Palestinian rights" as well. Meeting Azzam al-Ahmad, m...

 2022-12-01 13:31 

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Foreign Ministry: land cleared of mines in Darayya hand over to competent Syrian authorities...

Damascus, SANA-Within the framework of the national efforts exerted to reduce the dangers of mines and other unexploded ordnance left behind by terrorist groups, a ceremony was held to hand over the lands cleared by the Armenia's Center for Humanitari...

 2022-12-01 12:24 

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US , NATO are directly involved in Ukrainian conflict — Lavrov...

Moscow, SANA-The US and NATO are directly involved in the conflict in Ukraine by supplying weapons and training military personnel, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a press conference on European security issues on Thursday. Military training i...

 2022-12-01 11:19 

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Makhlouf discuss with UNDP and UNHCR cooperation projects...

Damascus, SANA- Chairman of the Higher Relief Committee, Minister of Local Administration and Environment, Eng. Hussein Makhlouf, discussed with United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative in Syria Sivanka Dhanapala projects ...

 2022-12-01 10:25 

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Russian troops continue attaining goals in Ukraine operation — Medvedev...

MOSCOW, SANA-Russian troops continue consistently attaining the goals of the special military operation set by President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the ruling United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday. "We mark this date in quite...

 2022-12-01 08:39 

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Handpan Orchestra, led by Syrian Anas al-Halabi, wins Best Integrated Orchestra Award, Dubai...

Dubai, SANA- The Handpan Orchestra, led by Syrian youth, Anas al-Halabi, won the Best Integrated Orchestra Award at "Dubai Festival for Youth Music" which was held on Nov. 25th in Dubai. The festival was organized by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority...

 2022-12-01 08:35 

SANA

Turkish aggression causes great damages to citizens' property in Abu Rasen, Hasaka countryside...

Hasaka, SANA- An act of aggression launched by the Turkish occupation forces over the past hours on Abu Rasen town in Hasaka countryside have caused great damages to citizens' homes and properties. To be continued......

 2022-12-01 08:19 

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Diplomatic resolution to Ukraine crisis in Europe's best interest — Xi Jinping...

BEIJING, SANA-Resolving the conflict in Ukraine by political means is in Europe's best interests, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday at a meeting with European Council President Charles Michel in Beijing. "The resolution of the Ukrainia...

 2022-12-01 07:57 

SANA

Gas price in Europe up by 18% in November to $1,558 per 1,000 cubic meters...

MOSCOW, SANA-The price of gas in Europe rose by 18% in November 2022 compared with the previous month to around $1,560 per 1,000 cubic meters, according to data provided by London's ICE on November and December futures contracts and TASS calculations....

 2022-12-01 07:29 

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Russian Special Military Operation in Ukraine-Latest Updates...

Nebenzia: Europe's theft of Russian assets is a lesson to the world and proof that its values are only words Chinese experts: Beijing and Moscow will not allow Washington to reproduce the Ukrainian crisis in Asia and the Pacific...

 2022-12-01 07:07 

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Oud making... An inherited traditional handicraft flourishing in Syria...
 2022-12-01 06:44 

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Fire on US aircraft carrier injures 9 sailors- AP...

Washington, SANA- A fire broke out aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, resulting in minor injuries to nine sailors, military officials said Wednesday. The blaze broke out Tuesday morning as the USS Abraham Lincoln was conducting routine operations about ...

 2022-12-01 06:29 

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Dollar slides to 60.78 rubles on Moscow Exchange...

MOSCOW, SANA- The dollar exchange rate declined by 21 kopecks from Wednesday's close, trading at 60.78 rubles on the Moscow Exchange as the trade opened on Thursday. The euro grew by 22.25 kopecks, reaching 63.3 rubles. In turn, the yuan rose by 0.7 k...

 2022-12-01 06:05 

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Two Palestinians martyred by Israeli occupation fire in Jenin Camp...

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA- Two Palestinian youths were martyred, a third was wounded, and four others were arrested, during the Israeli occupation forces' raid, at dawn today, into the city and refugee camp of Jenin in the West Bank. Palestinian Wafa a...

 2022-12-01 06:00 

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Ulyanov: China, Iran and Russia form a new triangle in international diplomacy...

Vienne, SANA- Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov confirmed that Russia, Iran and China a new triangle in international diplomacy. Commenting on trilateral consultations between China, Iran and Ru...

 2022-12-01 05:48 

SANA

UN General Assembly demands full withdrawal of Israeli occupation from occupied Syrian Golan...

New York, (SANA)-The United Nations General Assembly has renewed the adoption of a resolution by a majority of Member States calling on the Israeli occupation entity to fully withdraw from the occupied Syrian Golan to the line of June 4, 1967, in implemen...

 2022-11-30 20:45 

SANA

Finland, Sweden cease to be non-alignment symbols, turn into NATO periphery- Diplomat says...

Moscow, SANA-Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko told TASS on Wednesday that Finland and Sweden, which used to be symbols of military non-alignment and made a great contribution to building European security, are now turning into the periphe...

 2022-11-30 20:34 

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Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin dies aged 96...

Beijing, SANA- Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin, who led China into the 21st century, passed away on Wednesday in Shanghai. Jiang was at the helm of the Communist Party from 1989 to 2002 and was the first national leader since Mao Zedong who was not p...

 2022-11-30 18:45 

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Australia beats Denmark to qualify for World Cup knockout stages...

Doha, SANA- Australia beat Denmark 1-0 during its group stage match Wednesday, proceeding into the playoff round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. A single goal from Mathew Leckie was enough for Australia to shock the not-so-great Danes in their Group ...

 2022-11-30 17:18 

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Crafting and Playing the Oud inscribed on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List...

Damascus, SANA- During its seventeenth session, held in Morocco, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed Crafting and Playing the Oud on UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Syrian C...

 2022-11-30 16:23 

SANA

Key recommendations of The 2nd International Conference on Building Engineering...

Damascus, SANA- The 2nd International Conference on Building Engineering wrapped up Wednesday at Damascus University Auditorium, with many recommendations. Participants in the conference recommended constructing permanent buildings with no need to regular...

 2022-11-30 15:50 

SANA

Moscow: International Forum to be held next month on restoring Syrian antiquities...

Moscow, SANA- An international forum takes place from December 5th to 8th in Kazan, the capital city of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia, The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. The forum will discuss the restoration of Syrian antiquities on th...

 2022-11-30 15:38 

SANA

Chinese President: Palestinian cause is at the heart of the Middle East issue...

Beijing, SANA- President Xi Jinping asserted that the Palestinian question is at the heart of the Middle East issue and that China consistently and firmly supports the Palestinian people's just cause. In a congratulatory letter sent to the UN meeting ...

 2022-11-30 14:52 

SANA

Abkhazia approves draft law to make an agreement on trade with Syria...

Sukhumi, SANA-The Abkhazian government approved Wednesday a draft resolution submitted by the Ministry of Economy to make an agreement with Syria on the opening of two trade missions in both countries and to hold talks with the Syrian side in this regard....

 2022-11-30 14:06 

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Blast at Ukrainian embassy injured one employee say Spanish police...

Madrid, SANA- Spanish police said an employee at the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid was injured on Wednesday in an explosion that occurred while he was handling a letter. The staff member suffered light injuries and went to hospital under his own steam, poli...

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