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 2022-09-23 08:06 

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Dozens of migrants dead as boat sinks off Syrian coast...

Tartus,SANA-The number of migrants who died on Thursday, when a boat sank off the coast of Tartus, western Syria, has risen to 34, as reported by the Ministry of Health on its Telegram channel. The ministry added that twenty survivors are being treated in...

 2022-09-23 07:40 

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Mikdad meets Palestinian President on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meetings...

New York,SANA- The meeting Which was held between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Minister of Foreign and expatriates affairs, Fayssal Mikdad, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly dealt with the latest developments in oc...

 2022-09-22 19:36 

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Mikdad, Lamamra: Need for unifying the Arab stance to face challenges...

New York, SANA-Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Fayssal Mikdad, discussed on Thursday with his Algerian counterpart, Ramtane Lamamra, the latest developments in the Arab region, as viewpoints were identical on the necessity of unifying the Arab stance an...

 2022-09-22 18:18 

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34 people dead as a boat drowns offshore Tartous...

34 people dead as a boat drowns offshore Tartous...

 2022-09-22 18:18 

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Syria's religious education has significant role in combating extremism, Minister al-Sayyed...

Moscow, SANA- Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments), Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed, praised the deeply-rooted relations between Syria and Russia in all domains. Delivering a speech in a press conference held Thursday in Moscow, al-Sayyed said "We...

 2022-09-22 18:12 

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First mural, with 45-meter-long, showcased in Daraa city...

Daraa, SANA- A group of Syrian young volunteers painted a mural of about 45 meters long on one of school walls in Daraa within the UNDP-sponsored project of Lahen "Tune." About 25 artists participated in the project to decorate the street that is ...

 2022-09-22 17:48 

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QSD Militia imposes tributes on locals in Hasakeh...

Hasakeh, SANA- US-backed QSD militia went far beyond and tightened the noose against the Syrian citizens in Qamishli by imposing tributes on merchants and owners of workshops. In an attempt to secure wages for the armed groups working under its control, Q...

 2022-09-22 17:47 

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Ambassador Aala: Human Rights' council reports are still governed by double- standards policy...

Geneva, SANA-Syria's permanent representive to the UN in Geneva, Hussam Edin AALA, said that reports and resolutions of Human Rights council that target some states are still governed by double standards policy and western intervention agendas in a wa...

 2022-09-22 17:41 

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Pictures from the festival of Syria Umm al-Kul "Syria is the mother of all" in Aleppo...
 2022-09-22 17:31 

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Syrian-Chinese talks to boost cooperation in communication domain...

Damascus, SANA-Minister of Communications and Technology, Eyad al-Khatib, discussed with the Charg d'Affairs of the Chinese Embassy in Damascus, Yang Xu, means of enhancing cooperation between Syria and China in the field of communications. Al-Khatib ...

 2022-09-22 16:42 

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Disturbance acts doomed to failure, IRGC says...

Tehran, SANA- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) affirmed Thursday that riots in the country are a vain attempt by Iranians' enemies which ultimately will be doomed to fail. "Iran's enemies spare no effort to achieve schemes they hatch...

 2022-09-22 14:08 

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Medvedev: Russia could use any weapons including the nuclear ones to protect its lands...

Moscow, SANA- Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, announced that Moscow may use all its weapons, including the nuclear ones, to defend its territories. "Donbas and other lands, after the referendums and ...

 2022-09-22 13:42 

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Russian forces wiped out three M777 platoons, one HIMARS in Ukraine...

Moscow, SANA-Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov on Thursday said the Russian forces conducting a special military operation in Ukraine had wiped out three platoons of US-made M777 howitzers and one platoon of HIMARS mul...

 2022-09-22 11:27 

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Syria Iraq to ink MoU in Health and medicine field...

Baghdad, SANA- Syria and Iraq agreed to sign memorandum of understanding in the field of health and medicine and the exchange of medical expertise. That came during talks held between the Iraqi Minister of Health, Hani al-Aqabi, with the Syrian Ambassador...

 2022-09-22 10:53 

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Syrian-Italian archaeological excavation mission in Amrit...
 2022-09-22 10:15 

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Palestinian Foreign Ministry: International consensus on ending occupation is insufficient unless it is implemented...

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA- the Palestinian Foreign Ministry welcomed the international consensus on the necessity of establishing a Palestinian state and ending the Israeli occupation, stressing that it is insufficient unless it is accompanied by practical...

 2022-09-22 07:16 

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Mikdad calls for coordinating efforts to foil the Western attempts to interference in states' internal affairs...

New York, SANA- On the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77), Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, discussed with the foreign ministers of Belarus, Laos, Nicaragua and Venezuela developments in the ...

 2022-09-22 06:50 

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WHO regional director calls for lifting sanctions imposed on Syria...

Geneva, SANA-The Regional Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, has called on the international community to lift the sanctions imposed on the Syrian people and show solidarity with them to g...

 2022-09-22 06:33 

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Al-Jaafari: Syria is paying price for its principled stances, but it has thwarted hostile Western schemes...

Damascus, SANA- Bashar Al-Jaafari, Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, received on Wednesday the Australian writer and professor Tim Anderson, founder of the "Hands Off Syria" group and a member of the "Friends of Syria" group, accomp...

 2022-09-22 04:55 

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Russian Special Military Operation to Protect Donbass-Latest Updates...

Two women killed in mine blast in Lugansk Russian security forces thwart terrorist attacks in Kherson Province...

 2022-09-21 21:16 

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Mikdad discusses with Azerbaijani and Eritrean counterparts the challenges facing developing countries...

New York, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Fayssal Mikdad, discussed with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov , on sidelines of the 77th session of the U N General Assembly (UNGA 77) , the agenda of the Non-Aligned Movement. The two Ministe...

 2022-09-21 20:35 

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Countries of NAM call on "Israel" to withdraw from the entire occupied Syrian Golan...

New York, SANA-The Non-Aligned Movement countries called on Israeli occupation entity to fully withdraw from the occupied Syrian Golan to the line of June 4, 1967, in implementation of the relevant Security Council resolutions no. 497 of 1981. The Non-Ali...

 2022-09-21 19:16 

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Euro rate drops below $0.9859 for the first time since 2002...

Moscow, SANA-The euro rate fell below $0.9859 against the dollar for the first time since December 2002, according to data from Forex Capital Markets. As of 09:01 pm Moscow time, the euro-to-dollar rate was $0.9811. As of 09:11 pm Moscow time, the euro-to...

 2022-09-21 18:44 

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Works of Syrian-Italian archaeological mission launched in Amrit...

Tartous, SANA-Works of the joint Syrian-Italian archaeological mission started for the first season at Amrit site in Tartous governorate, which included documenting a temple unique in the world in terms of its architectural chart and the decorative elemen...

 2022-09-21 18:17 

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170 farmers benefit from sustainable agriculture project in Syria...

Damascus, SANA- Training workshop on Sustainable Agriculture concluded on Wednesday, been held by UNDP in cooperation with the Syrian Ministry of Agriculture. Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Mohamed Hassan Qatna, underscored the importance of...

 2022-09-21 17:29 

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Digital Art .. Scientific and fantasy ideas within creative artworks...
 2022-09-21 16:42 

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Beijing calls on the US to respect Syria's sovereignty, territorial integrity...

Beijing, SANA-China called on the US to respect Syria's sovereignty, territorial integrity and stop plundering its national resources. "We urge the US to respect Syria's sovereignty, territorial integrity and respond to the Syrian people's...

 2022-09-21 16:20 

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Mikdad and Al Zayani : Uniting Arab nation and surmounting divisions are key to overcome joint challenges...

New York, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Fayssal Mikdad, discussed on Wednesday with his Bahraini counterpart, Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, the latest developments in the region and aspects of promoting the bilateral relations. The two minist...

 2022-09-21 14:55 

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Al Thawra Syrian basketball team beats Jordanian counterpart...

Tunisia, SANA- Syria's Al-Thawra basketball team won over its Jordan's counterpart (74/61) in its second match at the Arab Women's Club Basketball Championship being held in Tunisia. Our team lost to its Algerian counterpart at the first match...

 2022-09-21 14:20 

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Syrian-Russian talks to enhance cultural and religious cooperation...

Moscow, SANA- Syria and Russia on Wednesday discussed cooperation in cultural and religious domains. A meeting was held between Minister of Endowments Mohamed Abdel Sattar El-Sayed and MPs at the Russian State Duma. The Minister briefed the Russian offici...

 2022-09-21 14:06 

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Ambassador Ala: Targeting states with unilateral coercive measures undermines UN principles...

Geneva, SANA- Syria affirmed that targeting about 20% of UN member states with unilateral coercive measures without mandate from the Security Council contributes to undermining the principles on which the multilateral world order has been based, stressing...

 2022-09-21 13:27 

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Al-Qadri: Terror and embargo are methods used by the West to hinder development process in states refuse its hegemony...

Cairo, SANA-Secretary-General of the International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions, chairman of the General Federation of Trade Unions in Syria, Jamal Al-Qadri asserted the need to counteract the policy of sanctions and deprivation of advanced technolo...

 2022-09-21 12:13 

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Israeli occupation forces arrest twelve Palestinians in the West Bank...

Occupied Jerusalem, SANA- The Israeli occupation troops arrested on Wednesday twelve Palestinians in different areas in the West Bank. Palestinian Wafa News Agency stated that the occupation troops raided several neighbors in the cities of Tulkarm and Heb...

 2022-09-21 11:29 

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Autumn atmosphere in Baniyas...
 2022-09-21 11:12 

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Germany nationalizes country's biggest gas importer...

Berlin, SANA- The German government said Wednesday that it has agreed to nationalize the country's biggest natural gas importer, Uniper, expanding state intervention in the industry to prevent an energy shortage. The deal with Uniper builds on a rescu...

 2022-09-21 10:40 

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Syria participates in Plastic Exhibition in Tehran, kicked off today...

Tehran, SANA- with Participation of Syria the 16th Iran Plastic International Exhibition inaugurated in Tehran on Wednesday with participation of hundreds local and foreign companies specializes in polymer, plastic and related equipment industries. "T...

 2022-09-21 09:42 

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Gold prices in the local market raises 3 thousand SPs...

Damascus, SANA -Gold prices in the local market rose 3 thousand SPs above the one registered and remained the same since 17th September. According to the bulletin issued by the Craftsman Association for Jewelry in Damascus "the selling price per each ...

 2022-09-21 09:38 

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China launches new satellite for environment detection...

Jiuquan, SANA- China sent a new satellite into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi Desert on Wednesday. The Yunhai-1 03 satellite was launched at 7:15 a.m. (Beijing Time) on a Long March-2D carrier rocket. ...

 2022-09-21 09:28 

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March from Slunfeh Mountains to Bahlouli hill , Lattakia...
 2022-09-21 09:09 

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Putin signs decree on partial mobilization in Russia...

MOSCOW, SANA-Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday backed the proposal by the Defense Ministry and the General Staff on a partial mobilization in the country and signed the relevant decree. "In order to protect our Motherland, its sovereignty ...

 2022-09-21 06:52 

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Mikdad: Western states should stop politicizing development issues...

New York, SANA- Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad, has stressed the need for Western countries to stop politicizing development issues and to follow the example of China and other peace-loving countries in seeking cooperation, dialogue ...

 2022-09-21 06:21 

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Russian Special Military Operation to Protect Donbass-Latest Updates...

Putin: I accept the Defense Ministry's proposal to announce partial mobilization in the country Putin: Our forces liberated the greater part of the territory of Kherson and Zaporozhye according to the established plan... The citizens of the liberated ...

 2022-09-21 05:44 

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Mikdad affirms importance of enhancing coordination with Cuba at international forums...

New York, SANA- Means to enhance bilateral relations between Syria and Cuba were the main point of discussion during a meeting that brought together Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Dr. Fayssal Mikdad and his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodrguez. The meetin...

 2022-09-20 19:19 

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Six civilians, three policemen injured in terrorist attack in Daraa...

Daraa, SANA-Six civilians, among them 4 children, and 3 policemen personnel were injured in a terrorist attack that targeted a an interior security bus and a microbus in al-Yadouda of Daraa countryside. A police source in Daraa told SANA that the attack w...

 2022-09-20 18:11 

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Syrian- Emirati talks to enhance joint cooperation in cultural and academic fields...

Abu Dhabi, SANA- Ambassador Ghassan Abbas, Head of the Syrian mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), discussed Tuesday with Minister Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh , the Cultural Advisor to the President of UAE, Chancellor of UAE University, prospects of joint ...

 2022-09-20 17:03 

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Putin: Russian military equipment shows its efficiency against Western weapons...

Moscow, SANA- President Vladimir Putin described the Russian military equipment used in the special military operation in Ukraine as highly efficient. The equipment included high-precision long-range missiles, artillery, and armored weapons and so on. ...

 2022-09-20 16:58 

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US occupation forces loot more Syrian resources...

Hasaka, SANA- The US occupation forces looted new quantities of Syrian oil via 60 tankers, bringing them out to their bases north of Iraq. Local sources in al- Yarubiyah town of Hasaka eastern countryside told SANA that the US occupation took out a convoy...

 2022-09-20 15:40 

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With Syria participation, opening "General Debate" of UNGA 77 starts...

New York, SANA- The opening session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 77) entitled "General Debate" has begun with Syria's participation . The High Level General Debate of the UNGA 77 is attended by a Syrian delegation headed by For...

 2022-09-20 13:26 

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It is important for Syrian expatriates to participate in reconstruction process, Ambassador Mayya...

Muscat, SANA- Syria's Ambassador for sultanate of Oman Dr. Idris Mayya affirmed that attention to the affairs of the Syrian expatriates constitutes a priority in the Syrian foreign policy, underlining the necessity of the expatriates' participatio...

 2022-09-20 13:24 

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Resistance Cinema Week kicks off at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts...

Damascus, SANA- The Resistance Cinema Week, organized by Culture Ministry in cooperation with Lebanese Association of Arts (Rissalat), kicked off with a concert performed by the Syrian National Band for Arab Music led by Maestro Adnan Fathallah and screen...

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