Syrian army retaliates after Turkish-backed terrorist groups violate ceasefire

IDLEB, (ST)_Turkish-backed terrorist groups have attacked Kafer Nobbel and Hzarin towns in southern Idleb countryside, violating  the agreement reached between Russia and the Turkish regime – on March 5,2020- on halting military actions.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the terrorist groups continued to violate the ceasefire deal and targeted the Syrian army's positions in Kafer Nobbel and Hzarin towns, causing material damages.

The Syrian army targeted the source of fire.

President al-Assad issues a law abolishing mitigated punishment for "honor killings"

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ President Bashar al-Assad issues a law deleting an article that had provided mitigated punishment for 'honor killings'.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the president issued today  law No.2 for the year 2020 on deleting article No. 548 of the Penal Code issued in accordance to legislative decree No. 148 for the year 1949, which had provided a mitigated punishment for 'honor killings'.

Basma Qaddour

Syrian Health Ministry : 103 suspected cases test negative for Coronavirus

DAMASCUS, (ST)_The Health Ministry has affirmed that 103 suspected cases test negative for Coronavirus, according to the Syrian News Agency (SANA). 

The agency quoted  Director of Laboratories Dr. Shebel Khouri as saying that more than 30 tests were made of 30 samples that came from public and private hospitals for Coronavirus and they have given a negative result.

The Syrians’ complete victory over terrorism looming as war on Syria enters its tenth year

Today marks the 9th anniversary of the eruption of a foreign-backed terrorist war on Syria during which the Syrians’ ability and determination to resist this conspiracy was inspired by the sacrifices and legendary steadfastness of the Syrian Arab Army in the battle against takfiri terrorists who came from all over the world to fight the secular Syrian state.

In a statement to the local “al-Watan” newspaper published on Sunday, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Soussan has stressed that following nine years of heinous foreign-backed terrorist war on Syria, the Syrians are now proceeding towards complete victory over terrorism after a tireless struggle to maintain the country’s unity, sovereignty and independent national decision.

U.S. occupation forces send 62 trucks plus 11 Hummer vehicles to their illegal bases in Syria

HASAKA, (ST)_U.S. convoy composed of 62 trucks loaded with military and logistic equipment plus 11 Hummer military vehicles entered the Syrian terrorists coming from the north of Iraq, according to local sources

The US occupation forces sent the new convoy to Syria through al-Walid crossing point in order to reinforce their bases in the Syrian al-Jazeera area to loot the Syrian oil, violating the international law.