US-backed militia continues to prevent electricity company's workers from entering their headquarters in Hasaka

HASAKA, (ST)_ For the 30th day running, the US-backed "Syrian Democratic Forces" militia continues to prevent the workers of the General electricity Company  from entering their headquarters in Hasaka.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the workers are still staging a sit-in outside the headquarters of the company during their working time, calling on all parties to intervene to stop the SDF militia's suppressive acts against the people of the region.

Syrian students discuss the homeland's problems

The Participants in the 15th conference of the National Union of Syrian Students (NUSS) have discussed the problems that face their homeland and have exchanged view points on the ways of developing the work of students.

Member of the NUSS's central council Nedal Ammar said that the conference is an opportunity to brief participants on the activities of the union at Arab, regional and international levels and its strong relations with youth organizations that stand by Syria.

The first of September is the start of the school year 2020-2021

The Ministry of Education in Syria has fixed  the first of the next September as the start of the study year 2020-2021 in all public and private schools.

The ministry said in a statement today that, “the date of the start of the school year 2020-2021will be on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 in all public and private schools, in all their types and levels.

The Ministry of Education announced on the 22nd of this month  the health measures that will be taken for return to schools that is based on the preventive instructions issued by the Ministry of Health and international organizations on public health measures related to schools in the framework of tackling the Corona virus.


Nada Haj Khider

Defense Minister participates in celebration of Russian Navy Day in Tartous

Tartous, (ST) - On the occasion of Russia’s Navy Day, leadership of the Russian forces operating in Syria held an official ceremony on the shore of Tartous city.

The Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and the Armed ForcesGen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub attended the ceremony along with a number of Syrian and Russian military, officials, and public figures.

The ceremony was attended by the Syrian side, General Ali Abdullah Ayoub, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and the Armed Forces, the Minister of Defense, a number of senior officers of the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces, the Governors of Latakia and Tartous, and a number of official and popular figures and a large audience from Tartous Governorate.  The participations on the Russian side were a commander and senior officers of the Russian forces working in Syria and the Russian ambassador to Damascus.

Atlantic Rose, first locally modified ship by national expertise launched from Tartous Port

Tartous(ST) - The Atlantic Rose ship was launched from Tartous port on its first cruise after the national cadres working in the maritime transport sector were able to convert it from a damaged and inoperable ship to a large ship that transports livestock according to the best international specifications.

In a statement to SANA reporter, Director of TartousPort, Eng. Thaer Wannous said that the national technical and labor cadres succeed in converting the ship from a damaged reefer ship into a large ship to transport livestock within the basin of Tartous port through continued work that lasted for 14 months to become equipped according to the latest international standards and specifications for this type of ship.

The Syrian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Dr. Samer Al-Khalil: Syria will overcome the current economic crisis and sanctions

 The Syrian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Dr. Samer Al-Khalil has put an end to the rumors about the collapse of the national economy.

“Our economy is still immune and strong despite the challenges it faces that are known to everyone, the last of which is the Corona pandemic that cut the goods supplies by closing the land, sea and air borders, thus causing a total stoppage of some sectors such as tourism, and a partial one in sectors such as industry and trade,” Dr. Samer Khalil said , during the Arab Writers Union’s Damascus branch’s first session titled ‘Syrian Economic Realities and Governmental Actions’ on July 15.

Syrian students win two bronze medals and two certificates of appreciation at the European International Physics Olympiad

 Students of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad won two bronze medals and two certificates of appreciation at the European International Physics Olympiad, which was organized (remotely) by the International Physics Federation for pre-university education on the 20th and 21st of this month.

In a statement to SANA today, the Excellence and Creativity Authority stated that the two bronze medals were scored by the students Omar Burhani from the third secondary grade from Al-Saada Private School in Damascus and by Muhammad Subhi Abu Radan from the second secondary grade from Al-Basel School for the Outstanding Students in Aleppo. The two certificates of appreciation were received by Bashir Al-Rifai from the third Secondary grade from Al-Saada Private School in Damascus and Abdullah Al-Hosni from the second secondary grade from Al-Andalus Private School in Damascus

It is noteworthy that Syrian students are participating  for the first time in this Olympiad, in which 57 countries from Europe and the rest of the world took part. The Olympiad included a new scientific pattern of tests that involves practical experiments developed in a computer modeling method by the Organizing Scientific Committee.

Inas Abdulkareem