Damascus to Deploy Forces in Afrin – Reports

The Kurdish militias and the Syrian government have reached an agreement on the deployment of the Syrian Armed Forces in Syria's district of Afrin, Lebanese media reported on Thursday. The decision was made in order to protect the district and counter the attacks of Turkey or its allies in Afrin, Mayadeen broadcaster reported, citing a source with a knowledge of the … Continue reading Damascus to Deploy Forces in Afrin – Reports

Syria Starts Mass Rebuilding of Schools Destroyed by Militants

A mass rebuilding of schools destroyed by terrorists during the war is ongoing in Syria, with a school in the village of Hasnu close to Western Ghouta reopening its doors to students after the reconstruction. "For three years in row [the school] served as headquarters of the militants. Can you imagine in what condition they left it? We had … Continue reading Syria Starts Mass Rebuilding of Schools Destroyed by Militants

Russia to Help Syria Relaunch Oil & Gas Production

Russia plans to help Damascus relaunch its energy industry which has been devastated by years of conflict, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on February 13, 2018. «We have signed a roadmap, not only in the field of electricity, but also oil and gas, covering the restoration of oil fields and the development of new deposits,» … Continue reading Russia to Help Syria Relaunch Oil & Gas Production

Russia, Kazakhstan Discuss Preparations for 9th Astana Meeting on Syria

Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Russia, Imanghali Tasmaghambetov, discussed with Russia’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan, Alexey Borodavkin, preparations for the 9th round of Astana meeting on Syria which will be held following the meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and the Turkey next month. The Kazakh capital, Astana, hosted eight meetings on Syria, the last of which … Continue reading Russia, Kazakhstan Discuss Preparations for 9th Astana Meeting on Syria

Chinese, Russian Ambassadors: Any Decision on Syria Should be Taken by Syrian People Without Foreign Intervention

Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzya stressed that any decision on Syria should to be taken by the Syrian people themselves without any foreign intervention or dictates. Addressing the UN Security Council meeting to discuss the situation in Syria, Nebenzya underlined the success of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress recently held in … Continue reading Chinese, Russian Ambassadors: Any Decision on Syria Should be Taken by Syrian People Without Foreign Intervention

US Using Chemical Attack Claims as Pretext for Military Presence in Syria: Analyst

An analyst believes the United States is using the issue of chemical attacks in Syria as an excuse to continue its military presence in the war-torn Arab country. “The United States policy is regime change in Syria and it has used terrorists to carry out this policy. They say ISIS (Daesh) was defeated in Syria … Continue reading US Using Chemical Attack Claims as Pretext for Military Presence in Syria: Analyst

Syria, Cuba Sign Executive Program of Cultural Cooperation Agreement

Syria and Cuba have inked an executive program for an agreement of cultural cooperation between ministries of higher education in the two countries. The agreement was signed by Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Atef al-Naddaf, and his Cuban Counterpart, José Ramon Saborido, in the Cuban capital of Havana . After signing the agreement, Minister al-Naddaf … Continue reading Syria, Cuba Sign Executive Program of Cultural Cooperation Agreement