People of Hasaka protest against Asayish members’ practices

Hasaka - Locals from the neighborhoods of Ghweiran and al-Nashwah al-Gharbieh in Hasaka city took to the streets to protest against the practices of members of Asayish, the military wing of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) who had kidnapped a number of young men and took them to unknown destination, SANA reported.

Local sources in al-Nashwah al-Garbieh said that the neighborhood is in a state of anger, as the locals intercepted a patrol affiliated to Asayish after it stormed a number of shops and houses on Friday night and kidnapped three young men from al-Zahrawi family.

Authorities settle status of scores of militants; continue to sweep northern Homs countryside

Homs - The competent authorities continue to settle the status of militants in Homs northern countryside and Hama southern countryside who refused to leave with terrorists and preferred to stay and settle their status.

SANA said that the legal status of scores of militants was settled on Saturday after they handed over their light weapons to authorities, pledging not to carry out any act that undermines the safety of the homeland and citizens.

Foreign Ministry hands list of members of the committee tasked with discussing current constitution to Russian and Iranian ambassadors

Damascus - The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry has handed a list containing the names of the members of the committee tasked with discussing the current constitution to the Russian and Iranian ambassadors in Damascus.

An official source at the Ministry said in a statement to SANA that the “Foreign and Expatriates Ministry in the Syrian Arab Republic has handed the ambassadors of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran in Damascus respectively a list of the members’ names of the committee tasked with discussing the current constitution whom the Syrian government supports.”

List of members of the committee tasked with discussing current constitution Handed to Russian and Iranian Ambassadors

The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry has handed a list containing the names of the members of the committee tasked with discussing the current constitution to the Russian and Iranian ambassadors in Damascus.

An official source at the Ministry said in a statement to SANA that the “Foreign and Expatriates Ministry in the Syrian Arab Republic has handed the ambassadors of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran in Damascus respectively a list of the members’ names of the committee tasked with discussing the current constitution whom the Syrian government supports.”

 

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Sayyed Nasrallah Stresses Fighting Public Sector Corruption in Lebanon “Major Battle”

 

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah stressed on Friday that fighting the public sector corruption in Lebanon is a major national battle, adding that the party will start carrying out all the items of its election program in order to be honest with its supporters.

In a televised speech on the 18th anniversary of Resistance and Liberation Day, Sayyed Nasrallah said that the Hezbollah leadership studied the corruption file and appointed a committee to follow it up under the supervision of the Secretary General.

“MP Sayyed Hasan Fadlallah was appointed as the committee’s chairman, assisted by a group of cadres who will prepare all the required documents and data in coordination of the entire structure of Hezbollah" according to Al-Manar Website translation by Mohammad Salammi.

Sayyed Nasrallah stressed that Hezbollah will hold rounds of talks with its national allies in order to launch the anti-corruption fight, stressing the country’s financial collapse will be prevented, especially after all the Lebanese sacrifices and national victories.

Sayyed Nasrallah emphasized that Hezbollah will carry out all the items of the election programs, including anti-corruption, calling on all political parties to abide by their promises they had made before the parliamentary elections in order to be honest with the people.

Workshop for manufacturing mortars, ammunition discovered in Homs northern countryside

Homs – Authorities discovered  a workshop for manufacturing mortars, a large number of shells, ammunition, guns and masks left behind by terrorist organizations in al-Ghantou town in Homs northern Countryside, SANA said.

The discovery of the arms came as competent authorities continue to sweep the villages, towns and cities of Homs northern countryside to fully secure them ahead of the locals’ return.

Homs northern countryside was declared secure from terrorists on May 16 after terrorists handed over their arms and ammunition prior to their evacuation to northern Syria.

Syrian Air defense intercepts a missile aggression on one of military airbases in central region

Homs - A military source announced on Thursday that the Syrian Air defense intercepted a missile aggression on one of the Syrian military airbases in the central region, SANA reported.

The source added that the air defense confronted a hostile rocket strike on one of the military airbase in the central region and prevented it from achieving its goals.

The new aggression comes in coincidence with the successive continued defeats of terrorist organizations in front of the Syrian Arab army which fulfilled the purification of Damascus surroundings and forced the terrorists to hand over their weapons and get out of Homs and Hama countryside.