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A Mine left behind by ISIS terrorists kills 2 brothers in Syria's Homs

HOMS, (ST)_ Two brothers were martyred on Tuesday in a mine blast. The mine was left behind by ISIS terrorists in the eastern side of Palmyra city.
According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the two brothers were martyred after severe shrapnel injuries that  they sustained when the mine exploded.
Basma Qaddour

US occupation forces bring in truck, tanks and hummer cars from Iraq to Syria

HASAKA, (ST)_The US occupation forces brought in vehicles carrying logistics material from Iraq to Syria's Hasaka, according to local sources in Tal Hmis countryside.
The sources said that a convoy composed of a truck and several tanks and hummer cars carrying logistic material for the US occupation force entered last night from the illegitimate al-Walid crossing point and moved towards Tal Hamis area in Qameshli countryside in order to head to the illegitimate US bases in Tal Baidar area in north Hasaka.

The US-backed Qasad militia kidnaps nine civilians from the town of Sweidan, in Deir Ezzor countryside

Deir Ezzor, (ST) - The Qasad (SDF) militia supported by the American occupation forces implemented new raids and kidnapped a number of civilians in the town of Sweidan in Deir Ezzor, southeastern countryside, in an attempt to control the protest demonstrations demanding the expulsion of that militia and the US occupation forces from the area.

Civil sources reported to SANA's correspondent that the (Qasad) militia raided the houses of citizens in the town of Sweidan and kidnapped 9 civilians and took them to an unknown area. The militia also deployed several checkpoints inside the town to prevent the people from participating in the protest demonstrations which are occurring in many villages and towns in Deir Ezzor countryside demanding the expulsion of the militia (Qasad) and the American occupation forces.

An explosive device exploded in a SDF military vehicle in the town of al-Sha`fah , eastern Deir Ezzor countryside

An explosive device exploded in  a military vehicle belonging to the US-backed SDF militia in the town of al-Sha’afah, eastern Deir Ezzour countryside.

Civilian sources stated that the explosive device planted by unidentified persons exploded on August 10’s afternoon at a military vehicle belonging to the US-backed SDF militia.

The sources said that the US-backed SDFmilitia  sealed the area of the explosion, without checking what the outcome  of  the explosion was.

The Sabkha Tribesmen: We strongly support any resistance to liberate Syrian land from all forms of occupation

On August 10, the Syrian Arab tribesmen in Al-Sabkha town, 50km east of  Raqqa city, expressed their support for any popular resistance to liberate the Syrian lands from the occupation and its tools.

They also expressed their support for the uprising of the Al-Aqeedat tribesmen and other tribes in Deir Ezzor against the US-backed SDF militias.

During a stand in solidarity with the Deir Ezzor tribes, the Al-Sabkha tribesmen issued a statement to denounce the crimes and murders of Arab Syrian tribal leaders and sheikhs by the US-backed SDF gangs.

The Al-Sabkha tribesmen stressed their complete loyalty to Syria and the President Bashar Al-Assad.

On August, the Sheikhs and notables of Al-Aqeedat tribe in the governorate of Deir Ezzorstressed the need to unify their tribesmen in eastern Syria to confront the US-backed SDF militia and its crimes against the local Arab Syrian tribesmen.


O. al-Mohammad

People’s Assembly kicks off its 3rd legislative term

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The People’s Assembly on Monday held the opening session of its first extraordinary session marking the start of its 3rd  legislative term.

The session, held amid precautionary measures against coronavirus, was chaired by the oldest MP Abdulhamid Asa’ad al-Zaher.

During the session, the secretaries of the People’s Assembly read the names of the members who won the PA seats and then the MPs were invited to take the constitutional oath.

Syria held its parliamentary elections on the July 19th.

Syrian researchers, technologists at home and abroad to discuss their role in economic development in post-war Syria

The Second Conference for Syrian Researchers Abroad is to kick off on Tuesday August 11, 2020 under the patronage of Minister of Higher Education Bassam Ibrahim.

The online conference, organized by the Higher Commission for Scientific Research in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and the Network of Syrian Scientists, Technologists and Innovators Abroad (NOSSTIA), will focus on the role of Syrian researchers at home and abroad in economic development in post-war Syria.  

Sessions during the conference will discuss issues relating to Information and Communication Technology (ICT), knowledge and technology administration, the applications of biotechnology, nano-technology as well as the energy and environment technology.