Archiv: Damascus

19.01.2019 - 00:14 [ Iran Daily ]

Syrian minister: Rail link to Iran, Iraq, Damascus‘ priority

He noted that once the construction of the railroad is completed, Iraqis will be able to travel to different parts of Iran and Syria and exchange goods with Syrian cities, including the port of Latakia.

The Syrian minister added following its completion, the railway network will be linked to those of Central Asia as well as China and Russia.

13.01.2019 - 16:44 [ Press TV ]

Top Syrian official visits Saudi Arabia as Syria-Arab ties warm up after long deep freeze: Report

(9.1.2019) Syria’s National Security chief Major General Ali Mamlouk has reportedly paid a visit to Saudi Arabia, amid promising signs that the incumbent Damascus government led by President Bashar al-Assad is being admitted back into the Arab world after nearly eight years of foreign-sponsored militancy.

27.10.2018 - 22:02 [ IRNA ]

Damascus hosts World Peace Council meetings

Meetings of the Executive Committee of the World Peace Council kicked off at Damascus University on Saturday with the participation of delegations from 40 Arab and foreign countries.

02.09.2018 - 15:44 [ Press TV ]

Iraq, Russia, Iran, Syria military chiefs discuss security, intel cooperation

The commanders from the four countries, which have joint operation rooms to coordinate the fight against the Daesh terror group, attended the conference on Saturday.

The Iraqi Defense Ministry said it had received delegations led by deputy chiefs of staff to „strengthen cooperation and coordination in terms of security and intelligence among these countries.“

13.07.2018 - 18:13 [ Sputnik ]

Kurds Share Oil With Syrian Gov’t as Part of a ‚Working Deal‘ – Source

An oil production agreement signed by the Syrian government and the Kurds is working, a well-informed source has told Sputnik.

In keeping with the accord, inked a few months ago, “the Kurds are extracting 50,000 barrels of crude each day at al-Rmeilan and Jabsah oilfields.

09.05.2018 - 16:47 [ AP Archive / Twitter ]

Iranian official tells Assad that US and allies have been defeated in Syria

(30 Apr 2018) Syrian President Bashar Assad met a visiting Iranian official in Damascus on Monday who claimed what he called „the project“ of the United States and its allies in Syria had been defeated. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, who heads Iran’s parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy, spoke hours after reports of a missile attack that killed dozens of Iranian fighters in northern Syria on Monday.

07.05.2018 - 20:27 [ Al-Masdar News ]

Syrian Army, Palestinian forces enter Yarmouk Camp after massive push into ISIS pocket

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), alongside their Palestinian allies, continued their field operations inside the southern districts of Damascus on Sunday.

Led by their Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army managed to score a big advance inside the Yarmouk Camp, liberating a large part of the northwestern corridor of this historically Palestinian district.

24.04.2018 - 11:04 [ Al-Masdar News ]

ISIS in serious trouble as Syrian, Palestinian troops storm several axes in southern Damascus

In the coming hours, the Syrian Arab Army’s elite Tiger Forces are expected to begin their long-awaited assault on the Yarmouk Camp, which will mean the Islamic State will be under attack from one of the most important axes in southern Damascus.

21.04.2018 - 22:58 [ ]


Butcher of Damascus. Gasser of children. Baby Killer of Syria. Tool of Moscow. Cruel despot. Monster. These are all names the western media and politicians routinely heap on Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad. He has now become the top Mideast villain, the man we love to hate.

17.04.2018 - 16:27 [ Al-Masdar News ]

Breaking: 1,000 militants prepare to leave Ad-Dumayr city in northeast Damascus as evacuation deal goes into effect

Reports have begun to emerge from Syrian state media (SANA) claiming that over one thousand rebel fighters are preparing to evacuate the city of Ad-Dumayr in northeastern Damascus province.

The militants are noted to all belong to the Jaysh al-Islam faction – a group which has seen its forces recently ejected from other areas east of the Syrian capital.

11.04.2018 - 07:41 [ Hands off Syria / Facebook ]

Vanessa Beeley: „Before you believe the #CNN warmongers in #Damascus. Their poster boy of war, Frederick Pleitgen was with me when we visited a terrorist chemical weapons lab in #Irbin Eastern #Ghouta two days ago.

(7.4.2018) He does not mention it in his sensationalist report „live“ from Damascus.
Nor does he mention the estimated 3500 plus #prisoners being held by Jaish Al-Islam terrorists in their „repentance“ prisons, many women and children among them who are very probably now being murdered to produce the last ditch attempt #chemical weapon attack – #UK is already posturing that they will attack Syria if this CW attack is proven…and we know what proof means to these criminals.“

08.04.2018 - 04:01 [ Al-Masdar News ]

Syrian Army reaches southern outskirts of Douma after major advance

According to military source in Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army has managed to reach the southern outskirts of Douma and should be able to reach the first buildings inside the town by Sunday evening.

In addition to their advance in southern Douma, the Syrian Arab Army was also able to capture several points at the western axis of the town.

08.04.2018 - 02:56 [ ]

Syrian Army Launches Ground Assault On Jaysh al-Islam In Duma (Map, Video, Photos)

Syrian pro-government sources reported that warplanes of the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) had destroyed more than 300 positions of Jaysh al-Islam, including the main headquarter, communication networks and ammo depots, in Duma district over the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, Jaysh al-Islam continued shelling the government-held districts of Damascus. Five civilians were killed and more than thirty others were injured in Jaysh al-Islam shelling, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency.