US-Backed militia threatens that it will kidnap employees of Syrian Electricity and Grain companies in Hasaka

For the ninth day running, the US-backed the 'Syrian Democratic Forces" militia [Its Arabic acronym is QASAD] prevents employees of the General Electricity Company and the Syrian Grain Corporation from entering and fulfilling their jobs in the districts of al-Nashwa and Ghweran in the city of al-Hasaka .

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), dozens of employees gathered outside the headquarters of the Electricity Company and Grain Corporation and called on all parties to intervene to halt the SDF's suppressive acts against the residents in Hasaka province.

Turkish occupation forces stop water pumping at Alouk plant in Ras al-Ayn

Hasaka, (ST)- In the framework of their criminal acts against the civilians, the Turkish occupation forces and their mercenaries of terrorist organizations cut the drinking water supplies to Hasaka City through stopping the work Alouk water pump station in  Alouk plant in Ras al-Ayn countrysideو threatening the lives of about a million of Hasaka's locals and its countryside through depriving them of water.

The Director of the Water Establishment, Eng. Mahmoud Al-Ikleh, told a SANA reporter that the Turkish occupation forces stopped the  work of Alouk water station last night and prevented the employees of the Water Corporation from entering it at a time when the citizens of the city of Hasaka and its western countryside need the water of the station, which is the only source for securing drinking water for them, especially in light of the very high temperatures for such a period of the year.

Second gas generating set in Al-Taym power station in Deir Ezzor countryside put into service again

DEIR EZZOR, (ST)- The Ministry of Electricity on Saturday put the second gas generating set in Al-Taym power station in Deir Ezzor countryside into service again after it was rehabilitated by national expertise because of the damage caused to it  by terrorism.

The second gas generating set in Al-Taym power station, with a capacity of  30 megawatt, went out of service in 2015 because of terrorist attacks that caused huge damage in its parts, said Minister of Electricity Mohammad Zuheir Kharboutli in a statement to reporters.

Ten new Coronavirus cases detected in Syria, raising the number of infections to 338

DAMASCUS- The Syrian Health Ministry announced on Saturday that 10 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the country for persons who were in close contact with other infected people.

The new cases rise the total number of infections to 338, of which 123 have recovered and 10 have died, according to the ministry.

The first case of Coronavirus was confirmed on March 22, 2020 for a person who had come from abroad. The first death took place on March 29.

US-backed SDF groups kidnap locals from Tal Hamis town in Hasaka countryside

HASAKA, (ST)- The US-backed Kurdish militia called the "Syrian Democratic Forces" )SDF) have kidnapped a number of locals in Tal Hamis town in Hasaka countryside.

The new crime comes amid a state of protest by the locals of the town against these groups'  continuous crimes and repressive practices which target civilians in the areas they control.

Local sources told SANA reporter that some SDF members stormed the houses of locals in Tal Hamis town, kidnapped a number of civilians and took them to unknown places on the backdrop of their participation in the ongoing protests against SDF's crimes.

The sources stressed that SDF's aggressive acts serve the agenda of the United States and its occupying forces, which have sought under the guise of fighting terrorism in Syria to employ SDF groups in implementing Washington's scheme to steal the resources of the Syrian al-Jazira region.

Deir Ezzour: US military convoy targeted by an explosive device in eastern countryside

Deir Ezzour, (ST): A US convoy of vehicles was targeted by an explosive device as it was passing in al-Basira area in Deir Ezzour eastern countryside.
Local sources told a news reporter that the explosive device detonated as a convoy comprising several US military vehicles was passing near Essa al-Osman petrol station in al-Sabha village in Deir Ezzor’s eastern countryside.

Hasaka: Fierce clashes renew between mercenary terrorists

Hasaka (ST): Fierce clashes flared up between the mercenary terrorists of the Turkish regime in the city of Ras al-Ein north west of Hasaka because of disputes on the areas they control and mutual accusations of treason.
Local sources said that the infighting erupted between the terrorists of the so-called al-Hamzat Brigade and those of the so-called Sultan Murad Brigade on the division of the looted possessions.