Project of thyme plantation and beekeeping aims at supporting the affected farmers in Aleppo countryside

In cooperation with the Syrian Society for Wildlife Protection and the United Nations Development Program, the Ministries of Social Affairs and Labor and the Agriculture and Agrarian Reform are implementing the  project  of green thyme plantation, beekeeping, restoration of clay domes, utilization of agricultural waste and converting them into organic fertilizers. The project aims at supporting  the affected farmers in the villages of Al-Safira region in Aleppo countryside. 

Dr. Ghaida Barakat, member of the Syrian Society for Wildlife Protection, indicated that the project aims at rehabilitating the agricultural sector using modern farming methods and recycling waste. She pointed out that the agricultural targeted area includes a large amount of various wastes that are disposed of in unsafe environmental ways, which requires work to convert these wastes into fertilizer by training participants to dispose of waste and convert them it into fertilizers.

"QASAD" groups obstruct the arrival of flour to Al-Baath bakery in Qamishli

“Qasad” groups linked to the American occupation continue their violations against the people, as they obstructed today the arrival of flour to Al-Baath bakery in Al-Qamishli city in Hasaka countryside, which caused a severe bread crisis.

Engineer Obaida Ali, Director of the Syrian Grain Establishment- Hasaka Branch,  confirmed in a statement to SANA that the “SDF” groups supported by the American occupation forces prevent the arrival of flour and prevent the Establishment’s trucks from delivering it to Al-Baath bakery, which is the main bakery for securing bread for the city’s residents. "Qasad" caused a significant shortage in the quantities that reach the bakery, which led to a bread crisis.

Large quantity of weapons and ammunition seized in Homs intended to be smuggled to terrorist groups in northern Idlib countryside

The special authorities in Homs seized a large quantity of weapons and ammunition intended to be smuggled to the terrorist groups deployed in the northern countryside of Idlib.

The competent authorities, through constant and accurate follow-up of the activities of arms and ammunition smuggling networks, for the third time during the past few days,seized  a large and diverse amount of weapons and ammunition  while it was on the way to being smuggled to the northern Idlib countryside, SANA correspondent in Homs stated, indicating that the members of the network were arrested.

The seizures included large quantities of medium and light ammunition, hand grenades, ammunition, automatic weapons, anti-armor missiles, medium and PKC machine guns, in addition to “RPGs” and shells.

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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.