03/05/2013

Imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque: 'Inviting to Jihad in Syria is treachery'

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3 May 2013

'The Imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque says inviting to Jihad in Syria is treachery'

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)

The Imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque stressed the point that those who call themselves Ulamas and issue Fatwas (religious decrees) inviting for Jihad in Syria, are liars and traitors. According to Al-Alam, Salahudeen Abu-Arafeh one of the Imams of Al-Aqsa Mosque in an interview with Al-Mayadeen Television Network said Jihad amongst followers of the same religion is meaningless. He asked how come some see the gates of paradise as Damascus whilst in Syria’s neighbourhood the Palestine, Gaza and Al-Quds are under Israeli occupation and no one has declared Jihad in Palestine so far.

Abu Arafeh attacked those who issue Fatwas for Jihad in Syria and asked if these people are truthful why they have not lifted a finger to free the occupied Palestine for more than 60 years. He said Fatwas and invitations for Jihad on behalf of the so called Ulamas are lies and fake and their aim is to make enemies of Islam happy. The Imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque explained that the groups fighting in Syria under Islamic banner are extremely distant from Islam because anyone who is after shedding the blood of a Muslim and violating his/her dignity is a traitor and liar.

http://en.shafaqna.com/shafaq/item/16380-shafaqna-exclusive-the-imam-of-al-aqsa-mosque-says-inviting-to-jihad-in-syria-is-treachery.html

Shrines of Prophet Mohammad: Foreign backed terrorists' attack

 

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Mosque Preachers Condemn Terrorists' Attack on Shrines of Prophet Mohammad's Companions 

May 3, 2013

Mosque imams and preachers on Friday condemned the terrorists' attacks on houses of worship and shrines of Companions of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), the latest was destroying the shrine of Companion Hujr Bin Oudai in Adra city in Damascus Countryside.

In their Friday sermons, the imams and preachers said this terrorist act is "a flagrant attack on the true tolerant Islam and the sanctity of all Muslims."

They also expressed strong condemnation of the terrorist bombings which took place in Damascus few days ago and claimed the lives of several citizens, stressing that such criminal acts rejected by all holy religions and international conventions.

These acts, the preachers added, indicate the scale of the conspiracies and plots hatched by Syria's enemies, topped by the US and the Zionist entity, and carried out by their mercenaries and agents in the region.

H. Said

http://sana.sy/eng/21/2013/05/03/480442.htm

02/05/2013

Syria: Revolutionary Youth Delegation visits injured army members

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Revolutionary Youth Delegation Visits Injured Army Members

May 2, 2013
 
A delegation of the branches of Damascus and Damascus Countryside of the Revolutionary Youth Union on Thursday visited injured army members at Martyr Youssef al-Azmeh Hospital in Damascus.

The delegation members gave flowers and gifts to the injured personnel at various wards in the hospital expressing their thanks and gratitude to them for their sacrifices in defending the homeland.


"This visit is a simple expression of gratitude for those who are offering their blood every day in order for Syria to achieve victory and build the future of its youth," said Fadi Hassan, Secretary of Damascus Branch of the Union.

He stressed that the Syrian Army members are the example to achieve victory.

For his part, Fatima Rashid, Secretary of Damascus Countryside Branch of the Union, said the visit to the injured army members comes within a series of activities carried out by the Revolutionary Youth Union which include honoring families of martyrs, visiting army checkpoints and tree planting campaigns at the Martyrs' Cemetries.

She pointed out that the aim of these activities is to stress the unity between the youths and their society and the role played by the youth in the framework of confronting the conspiracy targeting Syria.

Youths in Homs Stress Support for Syrian Army

In the same context, a delegation of Homs branch of the Revolutionary Youth Union visited wounded army personnel at a number of hospitals in the province to express appreciation of their sacrifices and achievements in the confrontation against the terrorist groups.

The participant youths voiced their happiness over standing by the injured army members who are defending Syria's land, stressing that the Syrian youth will always support the Syrian army and offer whatever they can to restore normal life back to all over Syria.

H. Said

http://sana.sy/eng/21/2013/05/02/480330.htm

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Syria: World Health Organization

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WHO Representative Stresses Cooperation with Health Ministry to Deliver Aid to Affected People

May 2, 2013

World Health Organization Representative in Syria, Elizabeth Huff, has stressed that the organization will exert all efforts to help the Syrian people and to deliver the medical aid to all areas.

During a field visit to some hospitals in Homs on Wednesday, Huff pointed out to "the standing cooperation with the Health Ministry through sending aid to all provinces."

Earlier, Huff met Homs Governor , Ahmad Munir Mohammad, and discussed the humanitarian, relief and health situation in the province.

Governor Mohammad highlighted the necessity of cooperation among all relief programs in Homs province as to speed up their work and achieve their goals.

F.Allafi

http://sana.sy/eng/21/2013/05/02/480227.htm

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Syrian army eliminates American backed terrorists

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May 2, 2013

The Army Continues Crackdown on Terrorist Groups

Units of the armed forces on Thursday carried out qualitative operations against terrorists' gatherings and hideouts, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists in several provinces.

A military source told SANA that a unit of the armed forces confronted an armed terrorist group which attacked a military checkpoint in Harasta in Damascus Countryside, killing a number of its members.

Other army units carried out a number of special operations in the surrounding of the Water Establishment, the Court and al-Thanawiya roundabout in Harasta.

The operations resulted in destroying a heavy machinegun and other equipment and killing several terrorists, including Khalil Shiha and Ahmad Mkhalalati.

Another unit of the armed forces killed and injured all members of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group which was perpetrating sabotage and looting acts in Adra area and in Housh al-Fara roundabout.

Meanwhile, an army unit chased down an armed terrorist group in Barzeh and killed a number of its members, among them Moussa Abdul-Wahid and Mahmoud Kharateh were identified, according to an official source.

The source added that units of the armed forces clashed with terrorist groups at al-Manasher roundabout and near the Sports Hall in Joubar, killing large numbers of their members and destroying their weapons and equipment.

A Libyan terrorist called Jaed al-Ajari was identified among the dead, in addition to terrorist Ahmad Qaqish.

15 Shops Turned into Explosive Device Making Workshops Destroyed in Douma

In the same context, a source told SANA reporter that an army unit carried out a special operation in which it destroyed 15 shops in the Industrial Area in Douma turned by the terrorists into workshops to make explosive devices and mortar rounds. Several terrorists were killed in the operation, including Ibrahim Khabieh and Mohammad Dakkar.

A Citizen Injured in Explosive Device Blast in His Car

A citizen injured in the explosion of an explosive device was attached by terrorists to his car in Bernieh Street in Rukn Eddin in Damascus.

A source in the province told SANA reporter that the explosion caused the injury of the driver of the car who was admitted to the hospital and material damage in the cars parked in the place.

Army Carries out Qualitative Operations against Terrorists in Aleppo

In Aleppo, a unit of the armed forces destroyed, in a qualitative operation against terrorists, a mortar near al-Fadilah shool in Bab al-Hadid.

An official source told SANA reporter in the province that the operation resulted in the killing of a number of terrorists and the injury of others.

The source added that a unit of the armed forces clashed with terrorists on the outskirts of Salah-Eddin neighborhood near Shoroukh oil station, killing and injuring a number of them.

Aother unit of the armed forces killed a number of terrorists during a clash in al-Jebieleh in Aleppo countryside.

An army unit killed and injured members of an armed terrorist group during clashes at al-Ma'amel area in al-Lairamoun in Aleppo.

SANA reporter quoted an official source as saying that large amounts of machineguns and ammunition for terrorists were confiscated during the clashes.

The source added that another army unit destroyed a den for armed terrorist groups to the west of Bani Zeid area in the countryside of Aleppo and eliminated all terrorists inside the den.

Army Destroys Two Mortars and Heavy Machineguns in Idleb

In Idleb the army units also inflicted heavy losses upon the armed terrorist groups, killing and injuring a number of their members in al-Janodieh, Mishmishan, Ein al-Asafir in Jisr al-Shughour and al-Nirab, Hmisho farm, Maarat Misrin, Idleb road, Taftanaz, kafr Rouhin, Abu al-Dohour, al-Baragithi and Khashir in Idleb countryside.

The source added that another units of the armed forces destroyed two mortars and heavy machineguns and killed a number of terrorist among them snipers in Abo al-Duhour surroundings.

A 200 kg Roadside Bomb Dismantled on Ariha-Jisr al-Shughour Road, Idleb

Engineering units dismantled a 200 kg roadside planted by an armed terrorist group on Ariha-Jisr al-Shughour highway in the countryside of Idelb.

SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that the road on which the bomb was planted witnesses heavy traffic, noting that the bomb was set to be remotely detonated.

Weapons Seized, Jabhat al-Nusra Terrorists Killed in Daraa Countryside

A unit of the armed forces seized big amounts of weapons and ammunition after raiding a terrorists' hideout in Kherbet Ghazaleh in Daraa countryside.

Among the seized weapons were a 23-mm anti-aircraft gun and B-90 gun.

An official source told SANA that a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed during the raid, among them Mohammad al-Turkmani, leader of the so-called ''Al-Tawhid Battalions.''

The source added that a car loaded with big amounts of mines and explosive charges exploded in the farms of al-Qinieh village in Daraa northern countryside, killing two terrorists who were inside.

Terrorists Killed, Weapons Seized in Banias Villages

A unit of the armed forces seized two weapons' warehouses in a raid against terrorists' dens in al-Bayda village in Banias, Tartous.

An official source told SANA that the seized weapons included machineguns, automatic rifles and RPG charges, a pump-action and up-to-date communication devices and ammos.

The source added that units of the army killed numbers of terrorists in al-Marqab and al-Bayda villages and Ras El-Nabe' neighborhood in Banias city.

Explosive Device Warehouse Destroyed in Homs

In Homs, a source said that units of the armed forces destroyed an explosive devices warehouse and killed and injured a number of terrorists in al-Khaldieh and al-Rastan.

Workshop for Manufacturing IEDs Seized in Homs

An army unit seized a workshop for manufacturing IEDs near al-Amal Hospital in Wadi al-Sayeh in Homs city.

An official source told SANA that raw materials for manufacturing explosive devices, detonators and high explosive materials were found inside the workshop.

Terrorists Attack Deir Ezzor's Suspension Bridge with Rocket-Propelled Grenades

Terrorists attacked the suspension Bridge in Deir Ezzor province with rocket-propelled grenades and mortar shells, causing destruction to large parts of it.

An official source told SANA reporter that the suspension bridge, one of the most important historical monuments in the province, was badly damaged by the terrorist attack.

The source added that a unit of the army clashed with an armed terrorist group in Der Ezzor city and eliminated scores of terrorists.

English Bulletin

http://sana.sy/eng/337/2013/05/02/480277.htm

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US, Israel and Saudi Arabia propping up al-Qaeda in Syria

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May 2, 2013

From the beginning, it was clear to geopolitical analysts that the conflict in Syria was not "pro-democracy" protesters rising up, but rather the fruition of a well-documented conspiracy between the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia to arm and direct sectarian extremists affiliated with Al Qaeda against the Syrian government. 

This was documented as early as 2007 - a full 4 years before the 2011 "Arab Spring" would begin - by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh in his New Yorker article titled, ""The Redirection: Is the Administration’s new policy benefiting our enemies in the war on terrorism?" which stated specifically (emphasis added): 

To undermine Iran, which is predominantly Shiite, the Bush Administration has decided, in effect, to reconfigure its priorities in the Middle East. In Lebanon, the Administration has cooperated with Saudi Arabia’s government, which is Sunni, in clandestine operations that are intended to weaken Hezbollah, the Shiite organization that is backed by Iran. The U.S. has also taken part in clandestine operations aimed at Iran and its ally Syria. A by-product of these activities has been the bolstering of Sunni extremist groups that espouse a militant vision of Islam and are hostile to America and sympathetic to Al Qaeda. 

For the past two years the US, UK, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, and Turkey have sent billions of dollars and thousands of tons of weapons into Syria along side known-terrorists from Libya, Chechnya, neighboring Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq... 

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/04/28/300707/us-israel-...

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Buying oil from al-Qaeda, deep scar on EU, US:

America’s unspoken civil war:

Lest we forget, Muslims had no role in 9/11:

West WMD lies fray as Syrian Army overruns terrorist proxies:

Stupidities of US government about Iran:

Pappe's discomfort with history of Zionism:

U.S.: More weapons to terrorists 'because of they are effective'

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Brussels, May 2th, 2013

U.S. officials said intelligence agencies are seeing signs that Syrian 'opposition forces may be distancing themselves from the al-Qaida-linked group there' - chipping away at one of the key arguments against giving lethal aid to terrorists and extremists.

Yet, at the same time, the terrorist groups are among the most effective against the regime. 

Officials insisted Wednesday that no decisions have been made but said arming the terrorists is seen as more likely and preferable than any other military option. One U.S. official described a new "reconsideration" within the administration of the military options. The officials, who all spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss publicly the options under consideration, said most U.S. leaders prefer that the 'Syrians determine their own fate', so arming opposition groups and terrorists is more palatable than direct U.S. intervention.

The administration announced last week that it 'believes' Assad has used chemical weapons but said the intelligence wasn't clear enough to be certain that the regime has crossed President Barack Obama's announced "red line" of definite chemical weapons use that he said would have "enormous consequences" for Assad's government.

Some senior leaders, including Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, are skeptical about the wisdom of providing arms to terrorist groups and (foreign) extremists. But officials say there is a growing realization that, 'under increasing pressure from Congress and other allied nations, the U.S. might soon have to do more'...

Photos: terror attacks in Boston and Damascus

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Israeli pressure to arm terrorists in Syria:

'Former IDF Chief: Syria chemical weapons must be met with response'

Gabi Ashkenazi says it would be 'wrong message' not to respond if Assad regime is indeed using chemical weapons, suggests aiding opposition in more 'concrete' ways such as weapons provision.

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/former-idf-...

01/05/2013

Syria, Iran, Lebanon: Israel puts U.S. under constant pressure

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The rumours about the 'use of chemical arms' by the Syrian army came from the Israel’s top military intelligence last week. The service claimed that ‘elements of the Syrian Army loyal to President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against rebels and to murder civilians in Aleppo’...
 
April 23, 2013  - 'Israeli intel: Damascus used chemical weapons against rebels'
 
April 26, 2013  - U.S.-Israel sign new arms deal, but Obama team refuses to sell bunker buster bombs.
 
April 26, 2013 - 'Close confidante of Netanyahu warns “it’s now or never” for military strike on Iran'
 
April 26, 2013  - 'U.S. says Syria used chemical weapons: Countdown to military action against Damascus?'
http://flashtrafficblog.wordpress.com/2013/04/26/u-s-says-syria-used-chemical-weapons-countdown-to-military-action-against-damascus/

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Syria: Google censorship

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Google has very long blocked the news of the Syrian news agency Sana.

That seems to change a bit, although the articles of Sana are well selected and so the news about Syria is still manipulated.

There are only 7,870 search results for 'latest news syria sana' and there is no direct link to the news agency Sana. 

For 'latest news syria' there are 494,000,000 results and on the first page there is a direct link to Sana (http://sana.sy/index_eng.html). Sometimes this link has been deactivated.

Let us hope that Google is more interested in a political solution for Syria rather than just to spread American war propaganda accompanied with the continuous discussion about the 'risk of the use of chemical weapons' which was used as a pretext for the war against Iraq and Libya.

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Obama tells Putin concerned over Syria chemical arms - The Straits Times
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In this Tuesday March 19, 2013 file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian victims who suffered an alleged chemical attack at Khan al-Assal village according to SANA, receive serum treatments, at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria ...
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29/04/2013

Latest News Syria: Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov

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April 29th, 2013

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, warned of the gravity of using the pretext of the chemical use to fulfill geopolitical interests for foreign powers and states against Syria.

In a press statement in Moscow on Monday, Lavrov renewed the Russian stance that calls for solving the crisis in Syria through dialogue and halting violence.

Lavrov said that there are states and foreign powers that consider all means are good for toppling the regime in Syria, but the issue of using weapons of mass destruction is very dangerous and unacceptable.

The Russian Foreign Minister stressed that such geopolitical game hinders investigations of the use of chemical weapons near Aleppo on 91th March, blaming the states that want the UN Secretary-General not to reply directly to the demand raised by the Syrian government to the UN to investigate the issue of a terrorist group's launching a missile loaded with chemicals in Khan al-Asal near Aleppo.

On the western demands of investigating in other areas in Syria, Lavrov stressed "the supporting evidence of such allegations were not given to any side or by any side in whatever time before, but rather intelligence circles including ours talked about the non- existence of any facts that support these allegations."

" No change has taken place in the Russian stance regarding the crisis in Syria," he said replying the allegations published by some Lebanese media outlets after Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov's visit to Lebanon on a change in the Russian stance.

He clarified that his country has worked since the very beginning on calling everybody and all those who have influence in the situation not to support any particular side, as it also asked all parties to halt violence and start deliberations without any pre-conditions, reminding that this stance was present in Geneva Statement.

R. Milhem / Ghossoun

http://sana.sy/eng/22/2013/04/29/479772.htm

Syria: Foreign backed terrorists killed

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April 29th, 2013

Armed Forces units on Monday destroyed a terrorist hideout and a workshop for manufacturing explosives along with the terrorists and equipment inside them near al-Abbas Mosque in Jouret al-Shiyah neighborhood in Homs city.

Armed Forces units also inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in al-Qusour, al-Khalidiye, al-Dar al-Kabireh, Tal Dahab, Teldo and Kafr Laha in al-Houleh area in Homs countryside.

Earlier on Sunday night, an Armed Forces unit prevented terrorists from infiltrating the borders from Lebanon into Ein al-Sha'ra area in Talkalakh, inflicting heavy losses upon them.

Armed Forces Eliminate Terrorists, Destroy Weapons Warehouse in Damascus Countryside

Armed Forces units carried out a series of operations targeting terrorist hideouts in Hujjeira and al-Husainiye in Damascus Countryside, resulting in the destruction of a weapons and munitions warehouse and the elimination of terrorists including Samir Qashash and Yasin al-Balkhi.

An Army unit destroyed a gathering of terrorists near Harmala tunnel between Jobar and Zamalka, and at the same time a special operation was carried out near Samsam school in Harasta, resulting in the elimination of terrorists including Ala'a Othman.

In Barzeh area, an Army unit carried out a series of precision operations which resulted in the elimination of a number of terrorists, while another operation in the northern part of Jobar area led to the elimination of terrorists including Bassel Yousef from a group called "Al-Nasser Saladin" battalion.

In Rima farms west of al-Nabk area, an Army operation resulted in the destruction of a terrorist hideouts and weapons, in addition to the death of many terrorists including Mazen al-Derani.

Army units clashed with terrorist groups in several areas of Daraya city, which led to the destruction of weapons cache and the elimination of terrorists including Ayman al-Hamrawi and Rawah al-Naddaf.

In al-Ashrafiye area, an Army unit destroyed a hideout for a terrorist group calling itself "The Umayyads," eliminating most of its members and injuring others including the group's leader Ziyad Mawazini.

Armed Forces Carry Out Operations against Terrorists in Deir Ezzor

Armed Forces units carried out a series of special operations against gatherings of terrorists in al-Matar al-Qadim and al-Sina'a neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor city.

These operations resulted in the elimination of a number of terrorists including Abdelmunem Mohammad al-Nasser, Abdullah al-Agha, Mohammad Hussein al-Nasser, Najm Abdullah al-Nasser, and Mahmoud Homsi al-Kardoush.

Terrorist Gatherings Destroyed in Idleb

The Army destroyed gatherings of terrorists along with their weapons and munitions in the towns and villages of al-Nairab, Saraqeb, Maartamsrin, Bannesh, Taftanaz, Sermin, Zardaneh, Maardabseh, Beshlamoun, Ein al-Bardeh, Haj Hammoud farm, Darkoush and al-Sheghr in Idleb countryside.

Weapons and Ammo Confiscated in Hama Countryside

An Armed Forces confiscated a large weapons cache during a raid of a terrorist hideouts in the village of Jnaineh in Hama's northern countryside, which resulted in the elimination of a number of terrorists and the injuring of others.

The confiscated items include heat-seeking missiles, assorted machineguns, and munitions.

Earlier on Sunday night, another unit seized a warehouse in the town of al-Fan al-Sharqi which contained missiles, machienguns, rifles, grenades and launchers, some of them of Israeli make.

The Syrian Army inflicted major losses on the terrorist groups in several areas in Homs and Hama provinces.

An official source told SANA reporter that clashes erupted between the Syrian Army and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Janoub al-Malaab neighborhood in Hama and killed several of them including a sniper from so-called "al-Majd Battalion".

The source added that the Syrian Army engaged a terrorist group which tried to attack residents of Zor al-Sous town in Hama countryside.

In Homs countryside, the Armed Forces ambushed several terrorists in al-Sabe' Biyar district and destroyed their arms and munitions.

Terrorists Eliminated in Lattakia Province

A number of terrorists, some of them foreign snipers, were eliminated in Abu al-Rish farm and Jabal al-Kouz area in Lattakia province, including two Libyans named Abdelrahman al-Afsa and Shukri Jad al-Haq, a Jordanian named Ammar al-Eita, and a Yemeni named Omar al-Saleh who was the leader of a group from Jabhet al-Nusra.

The Armed Forces carried out a series of operations against gatherings and hideouts of Jabhet al-Nusra terrorists in the villages and towns of al-Sukariya, al-Kendasiye, Kanasba, Berj al-Qasab and Atira.

The operations, in which missile platforms and assorted weapons were destroyed, resulted in the elimination of a number of terrorists including a Chechen nicknamed Abu Othman, an Egyptian named Rabea al-Masri, and Abu Ahmad Yasin who led a group called "Ahrar al-Islam."

Army  Kills Terrorists, Destroys Equipment in Aleppo

Units of the Armed Forces carried out operations against the armed terrorist groups in several areas in Aleppo and its countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists and destroying their equipment, including an anti-aircraft cannon and a mortar.

An official source told SANA that an Army unit killed 9 terrorists in Talljubren to the east of Minnig Airport in Aleppo countryside.

The source added that another Army unit killed and injured several terrorists who were perpetrating acts of terrorism on al-Msalmia road.

Meanwhile, another Army unit killed all members of two armed terrorist groups in the area surrounding al-Alqamia village and Ein Dkna.

The source pointed out that other Army units destroyed an anti-aircraft cannon 23mm in al-Sheikh Issa village and a mortar in Handarat Camp, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.

In Aleppo city, an Army unit killed scores of terrorists, affiliated to "Jabhat al-Nusra"  in a special operation carried out against their dens and gatherings in al-Haydaria, in addition to destroying their weapons and ammunition.

Army Units confiscate Weapons in Damascus Countryside

A military source told SANA that one of the military checkpoints confiscated a car loaded with weapons  in Jdydat al-Wady town in Damascus Countryside.

The source added that the weapons , including missiles and the car platue was forged.

Army Units  Foil Terrorists Infiltration from Lebanon

Units of the Armed Forces foiled terrorists attempt to sneak from Lebanon to Syrian lands near Jousia Police station in al-Qser countryside.

An official source in the province told SANA that the operation resulted in killing 9 terrorists and injuring others.

Army Units Destroy Terrorists Dens and Gatherings in Aleppo and its Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces carried out a series of operations against terrorists dens and gatherings  in Aleppo and its countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists.

An official source told SANA that the Army units destroyed completely  all  terrorists' dens in Minnig, al-Alqamia and Maranaz in Aleppo countryside.

The source added that other Army unit targeted terrorists' dens and gatherings on al-Mslimia road, killing and injuring several terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.

The source pointed out that other Army units targeted terrorists hideouts in Hayan,  Darat Ezza and al-Bab road, killing and injuring scores of terrorists.

In Aleppo city, Army units foiled terrorists attempt to sneak to Sallahedden area,  killing a large number of terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.

Meanwhile, other Army units destroyed a mortar which was used by terrorists to fire shells on civilians.  

English Bulletin

Units of the Armed Forces carried out a series of operations against terrorists dens and gatherings  in Aleppo and its countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists.

An official source told SANA that the Army units destroyed completely  all  terrorists' dens in Minnig, al-Alqamia and Maranaz in Aleppo countryside.

The source added that other Army unit targeted terrorists' dens and gatherings on al-Mslimia road, killing and injuring several terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.

The source pointed out that other Army units targeted terrorists hideouts in Hayan,  Darat Ezza and al-Bab road, killing and injuring scores of terrorists.

In Aleppo city, Army units foiled terrorists attempt to sneak to Sallahedden area,  killing a large number of terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.

Meanwhile, other Army units destroyed a mortar which was used by terrorists to fire shells on civilians.  

English Bulletin

http://sana.sy/eng/337/2013/04/29/479820.htm

Latest News Syria: Pakistan

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April 29th, 2013

'President al-Assad Sends Letter to President of Pakistan Delivered by Mikdad'

Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad delivered a letter from President Bashar al-Assad to President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari whom he met in Karachi on Monday.

During the meeting, President Zardari affirmed the strength of the fraternal relations between the two countries and their people, stressing the need to develop them in all fields.

Zardari underlined the need for Syria to overcome the crisis and the importance of ending violence in Syria, voicing Pakistan's support for national dialogue among Syria and respecting its sovereignty and independence, and expressing rejection of foreign interference in Syria's internal affairs.

For his part, Mikdad briefed Zardari on the situation in Syria and due to terrorism which sheds Syrians' blood and destroys infrastructure and economic structures, and which is funded and supported by some neighboring countries, Arab Gulf countries and their sponsors in the US, France and Britain.

Mikdad explained the devastating effects of the sanctions imposed on Syria by western countries for the purpose of undermining its steadfastness in service of Israeli and colonialist goals.

H. Sabbagh

http://sana.sy/eng/22/2013/04/29/479853.htm

27/04/2013

Russia Will Not Leave Syria Alone

 

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April 27, 2013

MOSCOW, (SANA)- Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Ilyas Umakhanov said Moscow's stance on the crisis in Syria is firm, stressing that Russia will not leave Syria alone in this ordeal.

"Russia's stance is that the Syrian people alone have the right to solve their problems without foreign interference," Umakhanov said during his meeting with Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi in Moscow Saturday.

He added that a solution to the crisis in Syria can be reached through the dialogue table.

He hailed the long history of cooperation and ties binding Russia and Syria that has never been broken, stressing that Moscow hopes that Syria reaches the path of peace and that bloodshed stops as soon as possible.

Al-Zoubi: American Hysteria on Chemical Weapons Prompted by teh Syrian Army's Successes

For his part, Information Minister al-Zoubi pointed out that the American hysteria that has been going on for days regarding the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government is prompted by the successes achieved by the Syrian Arab Army against the terrorists.

He noted that the primary structure of the armed opposition in Syria consists mainly of foreign mercenaries who have come to Syria not only from neighboring countries but also from Britain, Australia and France among others.

Al-Zoubi said that the Syrian government has information that the gunmen fighting on the Syrian ground have come from 29 countries, pointing out that more than 5000 gunmen have come from Yemen alone.

He added that the flow of foreign fighters to the country continuously increases, stressing that the foreign interference element through sending those gunmen is the main obstacle to finding a solution to the crisis.

The Minister said the Syrian side is interested in Russia's participation in the reconstruction process in Syria after the crisis comes to an end.

H. Said

http://sana.sy/eng/22/2013/04/27/479525.htm

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Syria: Foreign backed terrorists suffer heavy losses

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April 17th, 2013

PROVINCES, (SANA) A military source said that army units confronted armed terrorist groups which were attempting to attack the military airport of Minnegh in Aleppo countryside, killing many of the terrorists and injuring others.

The source added that different sorts of weapons, which were taken up by terrorists, were destroyed.

Terrorists' Hideouts Destroyed in Homs

In Quseir countryside in Homs province, army units destroyed terrorists' hideouts in al-Mashtal and Tal Hanash, killing all the terrorists inside and destroying their weapons and ammunition. The body of Abu Ja'afar Idress, leader of the terrorist group 'al-Bara'a Battalion' was identified among the dead.

The source added that a terrorist group's infiltration attempt from Homs Citadel to Bab al-Sibaa was foiled as heavy losses were inflicted upon the terrorists.

Terrorists Killed in Damascus Countryside

Also, army units foiled terrorists' infiltration attempt from al-Qarabis neighborhood towards al-Wa'ar region through al-Ghouta orchards in Damascus Countryside, killing most of the terrorists.

Moreover, army units killed all members of a terrorist group whose members perpetrated acts of theft and horrification at 8th of March Street.

The bodies of the terrorists Abdullah Zalloukh, Raed Hindawi, Bilal Ouf and Mohammad Hassraya were identified among the dead.

The Army Inflicts Heavy Losses upon Terrorists in Damascus Countryside

In the same context, units of the armed forces carried out several operations targeting terrorists' gatherings in Adra, Joubar, Zamalka, Harmaleh and al-Shifouniyeh in Damascus Countryside, killing large numbers of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra.

An official source told SANA reporter that an army unit killed Abo Mohammad al-Najjar, leader of an armed terrorist group, and all members of his group to the east of al-Shifouniyeh town.

Another army unit, the source added, killed many terrorists near al-Adnan Mosque in Zamalka town.

Meanwhile, units of the armed forces clashed with terrorist groups near the Grand Mosque in Joubar, killing several of its members including Mohammad Khleif and Abdul-Wahid Ereifeh.

The source also mentioned that several vehicles used by the terrorists in Harmaleh and al-Dabaghat areas were destroyed.

The armed forces continued chasing terrorist groups in Adra area and its surrounding, destroying a den for terrorist leaders in al-Rihan farms.

The army units destroyed terrorists' gatherings and hideouts, with the weapons and ammunition inside, in al-Sahl, Dahr al-Dareh and Lamis Factory in Adra.

Jabhat al-Nusra Terrorist Gathering Destroyed in Damascus

A gathering for a terrorist group affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra was destroyed during an operation carried out by an army unit in Barzeh in Damascus.

All weapons and ammunition inside the gathering were destroyed, in addition to the killing of many terrorists among them, Majed Karim, Abo Yaser al-Mubayed and an Iraqi terrorist were identified.

English Bulletin

http://sana.sy/eng/337/2013/04/27/479472.htm

Western war propaganda continues: 'possibility of chemical weapons'

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West is using possibility of chemical weapons to encourage intervention in Syria’

The US and UK are using the possibility of chemical weapons in Syria to increase the prospect of intervention in the country, anti-war activist Lindsey German told RT.

She called the latest piece of evidence against Syria’s chemical weapons use “dubious.”

Even US President Barack Obama has stated that intelligence assessments proving that such weapons had been used by the Syrian regime were still “preliminary.” He did, however, stress that the deployment of chemical weapons by the Syrian government was a “game changer.”

“But of course [the US and UK] are using this as a way to increase the prospect of intervention in Syria,” German said. 

RT: The UK has reportedly confirmed the use of chemical weapons in Syria after an MI6 operation. But we know how the intelligence worked in Iraq - aren't we just witnessing the same again in Syria?

Lindsey German: Absolutely I think the same sort of story is being repeated and of course many people didn’t believe it ten years ago and many more now realize they were told lies. I think this latest piece of evidence is very dubious, even the US and British authorities are saying they’re not certain…they’re not certain at all what quantities have been used but of course they’re using the fact that supposedly chemical weapons have been used in this way to increase the prospect of intervention in Syria and this comes after a number of other things, including the EU foreign ministers meeting this week and deciding they’ll lift the embargo on oil that they’ve placed on Syria, in order to buy oil not from the government but from the opposition.

So it seems we’re going down a very dangerous road and yet again this is a further step forward in the path toward intervention like we did see in Iraq.

RT: The US says the data their intelligence has provided, is not irrefutable, meanwhile the Syrian opposition's demanding action from Washington, its allies and the UN. What was behind these unconfirmed statements then?

LG: I think what’s happening is there are clearly conflicts about whether there should be direct intervention. There’s clearly many people in the opposition who want the US and western powers to intervene. There are politicians in all these countries who might want to, but who fear the consequences. Particularly in Britain, David Cameron knows that any sense that this is connected to the sort of thing that went on with Iraq is very unpopular so they’re nervous about it but at the same time they want regime change, they want to get rid of Assad, they want to be able to change the face of the Middle East so they fundamentally weaken Iran and its allies, which includes Syria, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and so on.

I think this is a move where they’re trying to amass more and more reasons going to war. We already have US and British troops training in Jordan near the Syrian border. We already have money coming in from Saudi Arabia and Qatar to fund the opposition. We already have the Turkish government who has provided facilities for the Free Syrian Army. And I think this is a further ratchet up towards the possibility of war. And after all, Obama said last year that the existence and use of chemical weapons will be a game changer and the people who really want intervention are hoping that will be the case.

Photo: Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague

http://rt.com/op-edge/chemical-weapons-encourage-intervention-476/

American intelligence and chemical weapons

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Bureau of Industry and Security
U.S. Department of Commerce
http://www.bis.doc.gov/enforcement/casesummaries/carloscardoen.html

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1980s. Carlos Cardoen, arms dealer to Iraq and former friend of the U.S. government, meets with Iraqi Leader Saddam Hussein.

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American intelligence knew that Iraqi commanders would employ chemical weapons

June 17, 2004 – ‘How Reagan Armed Saddam with Chemical Weapons’
On August 18, 2002, the New York Times carried a front-page story headlined, “Officers say U.S. aided Iraq despite the use of gas”. Quoting anonymous US “senior military officers”, the NYT “revealed” that in the 1980s, the administration of US President Ronald Reagan covertly provided “critical battle planning assistance at a time when American intelligence knew that Iraqi commanders would employ chemical weapons in waging the decisive battles of the Iran-Iraq war”. The story made a brief splash in the international media, then died.
http://www.counterpunch.org/2004/06/17/how-reagan-armed-saddam-with-chemical-weapons/

US. gave weapons and chemicals to Saddam Hussein

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United States support for Iraq during the Iran–Iraq War, against post-revolutionary Iran, included several billion dollars worth of economic aid, the sale of dual-use technology, non-U.S. origin weaponry, military intelligence, Special Operations training, and direct involvement in warfare against Iran.

Support from the U.S. for Iraq was not a secret and was frequently discussed in open session of the Senate and House of Representatives. On June 9, 1992, Ted Koppel reported on ABC's Nightline, "It is becoming increasingly clear that George Bush, operating largely behind the scenes throughout the 1980s, initiated and supported much of the financing, intelligence, and military help that built Saddam's Iraq into the power it became", and "Reagan/Bush administrations permitted—and frequently encouraged—the flow of money, agricultural credits, dual-use technology, chemicals, and weapons to Iraq."

Photo: 1980s. Carlos Cardoen, arms dealer to Iraq and former friend of the U.S. government, meets with former Iraqi Leader Saddam Hussein.

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Apr 27, 2013 - 'Dutch Iran-Iraq war profiteer guilty of war crimes'
Iraq used chemical weapons against Iranians and the Kurdish population of Halabja. A Dutch businessman who sold chemicals for weapons production to former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has pleaded guilty to war crime charges.
The Dutch Supreme Court found Frans van Anraat guilty of providing Saddam Hussein with US and Japanese chemicals, which were used to produce poison gas.
http://edition.presstv.ir/detail/100008.html

June 17, 2004 - 'How Reagan Armed Saddam with Chemical Weapons'
On August 18, 2002, the New York Times carried a front-page story headlined, "Officers say U.S. aided Iraq despite the use of gas". Quoting anonymous US "senior military officers", the NYT "revealed" that in the 1980s, the administration of US President Ronald Reagan covertly provided "critical battle planning assistance at a time when American intelligence knew that Iraqi commanders would employ chemical weapons in waging the decisive battles of the Iran-Iraq war". The story made a brief splash in the international media, then died.
http://www.counterpunch.org/2004/06/17/how-reagan-armed-saddam-with-chemical-weapons/

January 1st, 2012 - Financial Times: UK secretly supplied Saddam: http://www.kavehfarrokh.com/news/12873/

Iran-Iraq War 1980 to 1988 - Part 2 of 3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6s-Fs4RnFY
http://youtu.be/H6s-Fs4RnFY

25/04/2013

US: ‘some confidence’ of Syria chemical weapons use

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April 25th, 2013

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has said American intelligence believes “to some degree of varying confidence” that Syria has used chemical weapons.

During a visit to the United Arab Emirates, he said it was suspected that sarin gas had been used against rebels.

Mr Hagel said the use was “small scale” and did not specify where or when…

Photo: Vietnam Agent orange victims 

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US war strategy: the trick with the chemical weapons

IRAQ

February 13, 1998 - Iraq Weapons of Mass Destruction Programs
http://www.fas.org/irp/threat/whitepap.htm

May 2002 - 'A satellite image of Iraqi chemical weapons labs'
http://abcnews.go.com/widgets/mediaViewer/image?id=2948762

June 2, 2003 - 'Why Didn’t Iraq Use Chemical and Biological Weapons Against U.S. Troops?'
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/why-didnt-ira...

2004 - 'Iraq’s Chemical Warfare Program'
https://www.cia.gov/library/reports/general-reports-1/ira...

'Events Leading Up to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq'
http://www.historycommons.org/timeline.jsp?timeline=compl...

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LiBYA

March 7th, 2011 - 'US Intelligence believes Libya has Chemical Weapons'
http://securityandconflict.umwblogs.org/2011/03/07/us-int...

22 Mar 2011 - 'Global Insights: Coalition Must Act on Libyan Chemical Weapons'
http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/8262/global-i...

19 MAY 2011 - 'Destroying Libya's Chemical Weapons: Deadlines and Delays'
http://wmdjunction.com/110519_destroying_libya_cw.htm

23rd August, 2011 - 'US keeping guard of Libyan chemical weapons'
http://dawn.com/2011/08/23/us-keeping-guard-of-libyan-che...

22 September 2011 - 'Libyan rebels discover Gaddafi's chemical weapons'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/22/libyan-rebels...

Oct 3, 2011 - 'Inspectors investigate claim of missing chemical weapons in Libya'
http://digitaljournal.com/article/312220

1 March 2012 - 'Libya and Syria top talks on chemical weapons between Ban and key official'
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=41424&#....

 

Google Censorship: first messages of Sana

obama-google.jpgAfter two years of censorship, Google was sending us some selected news from the Syrian News Agency Sana. It selected the most negative news...

Magnetic bomb kills Syria ministry official: SANA - The Peninsula
Peninsula On-line
DAMASCUS: A senior civil servant at Syria's electricity ministry was killed by a magnetic bomb attached to his car on Wednesday in central Damascus, state news agency SANA reported. "As part of a campaign of assassinations... terrorists fatally wounded ...
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Syria clashes destroy ancient Aleppo minaret
BBC News
The minaret of one of Syria's most famous mosques has been destroyed during clashes in the northern city of Aleppo. The state news agency Sana accused rebels of blowing up the 11th-Century minaret of the Umayyad Mosque. However, activists say the ...
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10/4/2013

Internet giant Google is investing an extra 300 million euros at its data centre in the Walloon town of Dour near Mons. In time this will result in the creation of 200 long-trem jobs.

Google made the announcement during a visit of the Belgian Prime Minister, Elio Di Rupo (Francophone socialist). Google’s data centre in Dour is one of the three largest operated by the company in the continent of Europe.

The 300 million will finance a major three-year expansion programme. Google hardware operations manager Freddy Bonhomme told the Belgian press agency Belga: “Work has just started. Between 300 and 350 people are being hired.”

Employment levels may fall after the project is completed.

http://www.deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/news/1.1600...

PS. On 3.14.2012, America’s Defense Department’s best-known geek announced that she was leaving the Pentagon for a job at Google…

22/04/2013

Belgian Interior Minister visits Washington (CIA, FBI,)

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22/04/2013

The Belgian Interior Minister Joëlle Milquet (Francophone Christian democrat) has arrived in Washington DC for a three-day visit. Ms Milquet is being accompanied on the visit to the United States capital by the Head of the Federal Police Service Catherine De Bolle and the Director of the Coordination Centre for Threat Analysis (OCAD) André Vandoren.
Mr Vandoren is also the coordinator of the federal action plan against religious radicalism.

The Belgian delegation hopes that through meetings with the American authorities and security services it will be able to learn which measures the United States takes to combat terrorism and violence stemming from religious radicalism.

The Belgians will visit the National Counter Terrorism Center, the CIA, the FBI, the Terrorist Screening Center and the American Justice and Homeland Security ministries.

Ms Milquet will meet with the Head of the CIA John Brennan. Meetings with the American Homeland Security Minister and members of the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications are also planned, as are visits to the American Congress and the House of Representatives.

http://www.deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/Politics/13...

18/04/2013

Latest News Syria: Jordan government

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"We hope that the Jordan government be sincere in its statements”

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The Syrian army has put on its agenda the conclusive removal of foreign-backed armed terrorists since 10 days ago, said Syrian member of parliament Sharif Shehadeh, adding that it now fully controls the city of Dara’a.

2013/4/13

Syrian army launches massive ops against terror

In an interview with Iranian 24-hour Arabic News Channel, Al-Alam, the Syrian MP stressed that “the situation in Daraa is under full control. Many terrorists had entered the city via Jordan borders, but the Syrian army has successfully managed to force them to withdraw and gain command in the region”. MP Shehadeh was responding to the question that armed terror groups had planned to launch an attack on capital Damascus through controlling Dara’a. 

“The Jordanian regime endorsed armed groups from the beginning and allowed them to enter Syria through its borders; But later on, it realized that terrorist groups will cause trouble for it and the Jordanian community, so it retreated from its stance and declared to the Syria government that it would not permit transfer of armed terrorists to Syria. We also hope that the Jordan government be sincere in its statements”, the Syrian MP said about Jordan’s take on the Syrian crisis.

“The army has started massive operations in different parts of the country since 10 days ago, and will soon wrap it up successfully” he added, referring to the nation and the army’s support for the Syrian leadership.

Referring to supports being given to al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists in Syria by some regional states, Shehadeh noted that “any attempt to create insecurity and weakening security in Syria will become a catastrophe to the whole region”.

He concluded that discord among Syrian opposition groups has its roots in the fact that they are serving the interests of various countries in the region.

“Some of these groups are linked to Qatar and some to Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the U.S, and other countries”.

The unrest in Syria began in March 2011, and many people, including large numbers of soldiers and security personnel, have been killed in the violence.

The Syrian government believes the chaos is being orchestrated from outside the country, and there are reports confirming that a very large number of terrorists fighting in Syria are foreign nationals.

http://en.alalam.ir/news/1463967

Syria: Army Controls Aabel, Inflicts Direct Blows upon Terrorists

 

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April 18th, 2013

In a series of successful operations, a number of terrorists, including leaders of terrorist groups, were eliminated in Jobar and Marj al-Sultan farms in the Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus countryside.

An official source told SANA reporter on Thursday that an engineering unit defused three explosive devices of 50- 70 kg were planted by terrorists east of Maysaloon roundabout to be detonated by remote.

The source added that a number of terrorists who were looting properties in Jober were killed including, Omar al-Dibs and Zakarai Qashishah.

The source said that a qualitative operation was implemented in Marj al-Sultan farms in the Eastern Ghouta.

The operation resulted in destroying weapons'warehouse, killing and injuring a number of terrorists including Hossam Arbash, the leader of a terrorist group within the so-called Liwaa al-Islam and Abdel Rahman al-Boidany.

The armed forces carried out a series of operations targeting dens for terrorist groups in Adra and Harasta in the Eastern Ghouta, killing and injuring many terrorists.

An official source told SANA reporter that the army units chased terrorists in the farms of Tal Kurdi in the south of Adra city and carried out several operations against them in which they destroyed their dens and gatherings with all the weapons and ammunition inside.

The source added that the operations resulted in the destruction of a number of vehicles the terrorists were using in their criminal acts.

The army units also clashed with terrorist groups near al-Omari Mosque and at the checkpoint near Daya company in Harasta.

The clashes resulted in killing a number of terrorists and injuring many others.

Army Units Destroy a Car While Trying to Booby-Trapp it in Damascus Countryside

A unit of the Armed Force destroyed a car while trying to booby-trapp it inside a terrorists' den in al-Sbeina town in Damascus Countryside before being transported to another place for detonating it.

An official source told SANA that an Army unit destroyed a terrorists' den and killed all terrorists inside it.

The source added that another Army unit carried out a series of special operations against terrorists' dens and gatherings in Darayaa farms and al-Shiah area, killing and injuring several terrorists, in addition to destroying a number of cars along with weapons and ammunition inside them.

Army Units Destroy Terrorists Warehouse and cars in Hama Countryside

A unit of the Armed Force destroyed a car while trying to boby-trapping it inside a terrorists' den in al-Sbeina town in Damascus Countryside before being transported to another place for detonating it.

An official source told SANA that an Army unit destroyed a terrorists' den and killed all terrorists inside it.

The source added that another Army unit carried out a series of special operations against terrorists' dens and gatherings in Darayaa farms and al-Shiah area, killing and injuring several terrorists, in addition to destroying a number of cars along with weapons and ammunition inside them.

Army Units Eliminate Terrorists in Damascus Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces killed and injured a number of terrorists in several operations carried out against their dens and gatherings in Zakia and al-Darkhabia areas in Damascus Countryside.

A military source told SANA that an Army unit killed terrorists who were perpetrating acts of terrorism in Zakia and al-Darkhabia. Among the killed terrorists was Muhammad Jebril.

Leader of a armed terrorist group affiliated to "Jabhat al-Nusra" , Nedal Noureddin and Muhmmad Abdullrahem al-Seid were also killed.

The source added that the operations resulted in destroying a number of terrorists' cars equipped with heavy machineguns.

Terrorists Killed in Homs and its Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces continued operations against terrorists in Homs and its countryside.

A source in the province told SANA that the Army units are advancing in Bab Houd neighborhood in Homs, killing all members of an armed terrorist group, including its leader called Abo Khaled.

The source added that another Army unit clashed with armed terrorist groups in Eyn al-Dananyer and al-Darr al-Kabera towns in Homs countryside, killing and injuring scores of terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.

Army Fully Controls Aabel Town, Homs Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces continued operations against terrorists in Homs and its countryside.

A source in the province told SANA that the Army units are advancing in Bab Houd neighborhood in Homs, killing all members of an armed terrorist group, including its leader called Abo Khaled.

The source added that another Army unit clashed with armed terrorist groups in Eyn al-Dananyer and al-Darr al-Kabera towns in Homs countryside, killing and injuring scores of terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.

Army Units Target Terrorists' Gatherings In Idleb

In Idleb, units of our valiant armed forces have targeted terrorists' gatherings, inflicting direct injuries upon them in several areas.

A military source told SANA that the units of our valiant forces targeted gatherings for terrorists in the areas of Janaudieh, Qatron, Ein al-Shegher, cork factory, Haj Hammoud farm, al-Alieh, al-Taybat, Maart Masren, Binnish, and Sraqeb, inflicting heavy losses upon them.

Another armed forces' unit targeted terrorists' dens on al-Janaudieh road in Jisr al-Shoughour, killing and wounding a number of them.

A military source said that terrorists, Mohammed Hasno, Anwar Brimo, Shadi Brimo and Mohammad Saleh were identified among the dead.

The source added that another Army unit targeted terrorists' gathering in the area surrounding al-Dayf valley in Idleb countryside, killing and injuring several terrorists, in addition to destroying their cars.

Army Units Destroy Terrorists' Hideouts in Aleppo and its Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in Aleppo and its Countryside.

An official source told SANA that the Army units clashed with a number of armed terrorist groups in Ming, al-Alkamia, Eyn Dakhna and Kafer Khasher, killing and injuring their members, in addition to destroying their vehicles.

The source added that other Army units targeted terrorists' hideouts in Kafer Anton, Tnib, Andan, Huritan, al-Nyrab and al-Douyrania, killing several terrorists and destroying their vehicles.

In Aleppo city, other Army units targeted terrorists' dens in al-Layramoun and al-Sakhour, killing and injuring several terrorists.

Terrorists Killed While Booby-trapping a House in Deir Ezzor

A number of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra were killed, and others were injured as they were trying to booby-trap a house in al-Ommal neighborhood in the city of Deir Ezzor.

SANA reporter quoted an official source as saying that Abo Dujaneh, one of the leaders in Jabhat al-Nusra who is specialized in booby-trapping cars and involved in scores of terrorist crimes in Deir Ezzor, was identified among the dead.

Terrorists' Gatherings Targeted in Deir Ezzor

The source added that an army unit destroyed a pick-up car and a small vehicle with all weapons, ammunition and terrorists inside them on al-Siyasiyeh bridge and at al-Halabiyeh roundabout in the city.

The source also mentioned that a den for an armed terrorist group affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra was destroyed in al-Abed village in the countryside of the city.

Many terrorists driving a car equipped with a heavy machinegun were killed in al-Mreiyieh village.

Units of our armed forces destroyed terrorists' gatherings with all terrorists and weapons inside them in al-Mri'eh and al-Husseinieh villages in Deir Ezzor countryside.

According to a source at the province, terrorists, Mohammed Hussein al-Faraj from the so-called Omar Bin al-Khattab battalion, Abdul Salam Fayyad al-Salameh and Ismail Mohamed al-Jamal were among the dead.

English Bulletin

http://sana.sy/eng/337/2013/04/18/477997.htm

16/04/2013

Europe's weapon delivery to the 'Free Syrian Army'

Syria.Vrije Syrische Leger.Guy Verhofstadt

President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group in the European Parliament, has personal interests in relation to the war on Syria and the weapon deliveries to the so called 'Free Syrian Army'.

In 2004, Verhofstadt was suggested as a candidate to replace Romano Prodi as the next President of the European Commission.
In the 2009 European Parliament election, he has been put forward as the possible candidate for replacing José Manuel Barroso as the president of the European Commission by a coalition of greens, socialists and liberals.
On July 1, 2009 he was elected President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group in the European Parliament
Verhofstadt is also a member of the Club de Madrid, an organization of more than 80 former statesmen.
He is since 2012 a Board Member of the Brussels-based, Brussels-quoted Sofina holding (petroleum gas and oil platforms) and can look forward to a fee which is in line with that of the other directors, who last year received an amount between 42.000 134.000 euros. The Belgian industrialist Viscount Etienne Davignon is Honorary Director of Sofina.
Davignon is Chairman of the Bilderberg Group and of CSR Europe.
According to the Suez website, he holds 11,111 Suez shares, which are currently worth more than 350,000 euro.
Davignon was Vice President of the European Economic Community’s Commission and Commissioner for Industry and it is from this post that he played an indispensable role in the formation of the European Round Table of Industrialist (ERT), a highly influential group composed of the leaders of 40+ multinational companies.
Together with Volvo’s Pehr Gyllenhammar, Davignon drew up the first list of potential members, inside the Berlaymont building at Brussels. Davignon personally recruited most of the members of the original group of ERT.
Davignon played also an important and active role in the Belgian campaign against the independence Katangan leader Patrice Lumumba who was murdered and in the rise to power of the future dictator of Zaire Mubutu.

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January 17th, 2011 - 'The Secession of Katanga, 1960-65'
http://www.historymatters365.com/the-secession-of-katanga...

March 16th, 2011 - Verhofstadt and the war on Libya: 'The weak position of the EU makes me sick'
http://www.alde.eu/press/press-and-release-news/press-rel...

June 9th, 2011 - 'Guy Verhofstadt EU federalist attacks Britain & Her majestys government'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNMi8wI-enM

October 26th, 2011 - 'As Rome fell, so will Europe'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B56GCFEkgGI&list=PLB1A...

January 18th, 2013 - 'Verhofstadt calls David Cameron a madman'
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/nilegardiner/100198827/...

April 2th, 2013 - MI6 'arranged Cold War killing' of Congo prime minister
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/02/mi6-patrice-l...

April 5th, 2013 - European liberals, preachers of ‘Non-military security’
http://latestnewssyria.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/syria-eur...

April 11th, 2013 - 'Italian Supreme Court President Blames Bilderberg For Terrorist Attacks'
http://www.infowars.com/italian-supreme-court-president-b...

April 12th, 2013 - 'Baby Thatcher Guy Verhofstadt and Etienne Davignon'
http://latestnewssyria.wordpress.com/2013/04/12/baby-that...

15/04/2013

Latest News Syria: Heavy Losses Inflicted upon Terrorists

 

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April 15th, 2013

The Army units, in a series of successful operations, on Monday killed a number of terrorists' groups and destroyed their dens and tools in Jobar, Misraba farms and Harasta.

An official source told SANA reporter that an army unit clashed with a terrorist group in eastern Jobar and killed a number of its members including Abdullah al-Ifterssi and Mahmoud Arbinieh.

The source added that all members of a terrorist group, three of them are of Moroccan nationality, who were looting people near Harmalle tunnel between Jobar and Zamalka were killed.

In the eastern farms of Misraba in Douma area in the Eastern Ghota, an army unit destroyed a terrorists' den with all weapons and terrorists inside it, the source said.

It added that terrorists, Hassan al-Hallaq, the leader of a terrorist group within the so-called Der'e al-Islam brigade, Othman al-Ajoh were identified among the dead.

The source noted that two cars and two motorcycles were destroyed near Daya checkpoint in Harasta. Five terrorists also were killed including Mohammed Abu Zaitoun.

Three Citizens Martyred, Others Wounded as Terrorists Fired Minibus in Damascus Countryside

Terrorists targeted a minibus by opening fire on it in the northern entrance of Damascus, caused the martyrdom and injuring of some citizens.

An official source told SANA that terrorists were opening fire at the bus in front of Harasta city, cause the martyrdom of three citizens and injuring others.

Army Units Eliminate Terrorists in Damascus Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces killed several terrorists while pursuing the armed terrorist groups in Damascus Countryside.

An official source told SANA that an Army unit destroyed terrorists' gathering and killed 9 terrorists and arresting others in Hutytt  al-Trukman Farms in the Eastern Gouta.

The source added that the Army units carried out two special operations against terrorists in al-Abada and al-Otayba towns and destroyed terrorists' dens and gatherings, in addition to destroying a number of cars along with weapons and ammunition inside them.

The source pointed out that the army units killed scores of terrorists, including Mahmud al-Masri and Muhammad Kasem.

In al-Sbeina, an Army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group and destroyed  a mortar, in addition to killing a number of terrorists. Ahmad al-Sari was identified among the killed terrorists.

Jabhat al-Nusra-Linked Terrorists Eliminated in Lattakia Countryside  

Units of our Armed Forces carried out qualitative operations against dens and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Lattakia countryside and destroyed a number of their vehicles.

SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that five cars loaded with weapons and ammunition and five motorcycles were destroyed in Al-Rabi'a al-Mrig, Saqiet al-Kar, al-Owainat, Wadi Sheikhan and Khan al-Jouz.

A number of terrorists were killed including Ahmed Salim, the leader of a terrorist group.

The source added that another unit of our armed forces eliminated a number of terrorists in al-Mrig village in Kanssapa including, Mazen Meftahi, of Qatari nationality who was giving fatwas of cutting heads off and two of his assistants nicknamed Abu Laith, of Indonesian nationality and Abu Omar of Philippine nationality.

The source noted that a number of cars loaded with terrorists, weapons and ammunition were also destroyed.

Army Destroys Terrorists' Hideouts in Idleb

Units of the armed forces carried out qualitative operations against terrorists' gatherings in several sites in Idleb countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists.

An official source in the province told SANA reporter that the army killed and injured a number of terrorists in the villages of al-Shugher, al-Ghassanieh, Bashlamoun, Mashmashan, Ein al-Sawda, al-kastan and al-Qatroun.

The source added that units of the armed forces destroyed armed terrorists' hideouts with all the weapons , ammunitions and criminal tools inside them in the villages of Ta'oum, Kherbit Martin, Ram Hamdan, and Ard al-Douseh and eastern of al-Sheikh Baher village and Kafr Rohin.

Meanwhile, units of the armed forces inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists who were attacking, looting and cutting the roads between Maarat Misrin and Harebnoush villages.

Terrorists Detonate Car Bomb outside Latin Church in Deir Ezzor

The armed terrorist groups detonated a car bomb outside the Latin church in Deir Ezzor city, causing heavy material damage.

An official source told SANA reporter that the terrorists detonated a car bomb in front of the church which caused heavy material damage to the church.

Army Units Kill Terrorists in Deir Ezzor

Units of the Armed Forces clashed with two terrorist groups affiliated to "Jabhat al-Nusra"  who were perpetrating acts of terrorism in al-Ummal and al-Matar al-Kadem neighborhoods, killing most members.

An official source told SANA that among the killed terrorists were Khasem Mahmod al-Gader, affiliated to "Ahfad Muhammad Brigade" and Abdullah Huyja Abdullah.

Army Units Eliminate Terrorists, Destroy 7 Cars Loaded with Weapons in Aleppo

Army units inflicted heavy losses upon the armed terrorist groups in a series of operations against their gatherings in Aleppo.

an official source told SANA reporter that seven cars loaded with weapons and ammunitions were destroyed and 22 terrorists were eliminated near al-Haidaria Square.

The source added that an army unit killed and injured scores of terrorists near Baidin Square.

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Syria: American censorship

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‘Page Web inaccessible’:

Impossible de charger la page Web sur Google Chrome, car http://www.sana.sy n’a pas répondu à temps. Il est possible que le site soit bloqué ou que vous rencontriez des problèmes avec votre connexion Internet.

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As a reminder:

8.12.2012

Google is actually censoring the news of the Syrian Arab News Agency SANA.

Almost all of the links that argue in favor of the Syrian government are dead and Google advertises almost exclusively the messages coming from the U.S. government or the Pentagon.The participation of Google in the American war propaganda, is not coming as a surprise.

On 3.14.2012, America’s Defense Department’s best-known geek announced that she was leaving the Pentagon for a job at Google…

13/04/2013

Syria: cheap lies of Belgian Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders

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12.4.2013

Reynders accused President Assad of ‘lies’ and said  “If nothing has changed Thursday, the international community should start thinking about the next step.”

He argued for including the sending of a UN mission that could establish a “humanitarian corridor”.

Reynders is a good personal friend of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy.

Reynders is also a member of the liberal party of MEP Guy Verhofstadt who is pleading for a strong European army and military interventions. In 2009 Verhofstadt  has been put forward as the possible candidate for replacing José Manuel Barroso as the president of the European Commission by a coalition of greens, socialists and liberals. Since 2012 is Verhofstadt a Board Member of the Brussels-based, Brussels-quoted Sofina holding (petroleum gas and oil platforms). He can look forward to a fee which is in line with that of the other directors, who last year received an amount between 42.000 134.000 euros. The Belgian industrialist Viscount Etienne Davignon is Honorary Director of Sofina. 

Verhofstadt pleads actually for a supply of heavy weapons to the so called ‘Free Syrian Army’ but these arms seem to have been already delivered…

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June 15 2012 – US holds high-level talks with Syrian rebels seeking weapons in Washington:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/9334707/US-holds-high-level-talks-with-Syrian-rebels-seeking-weapons-in-Washington.html

24 February 2013 – Syria. Saudis supply heavy weapons to so-called ‘moderate rebels’:
http://www.kavkazcenter.com/eng/content/2013/02/24/17389....

Feb 23 2013 – In Syria, new influx of weapons to rebels tilts the battle against Assad:
http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-02-23/world/37257...

Mar 28 2013 – Saudi heavy weapons supply to Syrian rebels breaks up Arab summit in uproar:
http://www.debka.com/article/22857/

06/04/2013

Georges Bush: Iran, Iraq, Syria and North Korea are an “axis of evil”

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1 Sep 2010

Tony Blair: 'George Bush did not recognise Belgian prime minister
George W Bush did not recognise the prime minister of Belgium or understand why he was at a G8 meeting, Tony Blair has disclosed...'

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In his new book, A Journey, Mr Blair writes that the former US president was confused by the presence of Guy Verhofstadt at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa.
“He didn’t know or recognise Guy, whose advice he listened to with considerable astonishment,” Mr Blair writes. “He then turned to me and whispered, ‘Who is this guy?’ ‘He is the prime minister of Belgium,’ I said.
“Belgium? George said, clearly aghast at the possible full extent of his stupidity. ‘Belgium is not part of the G8’.”
Mr Blair explained to Mr Bush that Mr Verhofstadt was there as “president of Europe”. Belgium held the presidency of the EU council at the time.
Mr Bush responded: “You got the Belgians running Europe?” before shaking his head, “now aghast at our stupidity”, Mr Blair writes.

Elsewhere in the book Mr Blair claims that the president held an uncomplicated view of international affairs.
“George had immense simplicity in how he saw the world. Right or wrong it led to decisive leadership.”
The former prime minister also suggests he was uneasy with Mr Bush’s 2002 State of the Union speech, in which he described Iran, Iraq, Syria and North Korea as an “axis of evil”.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/tony-blair/7975240/Tony-Blair-George-Bush-did-not-recognise-Belgian-prime-minister.html

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Photo 1: A news conference at the White House in 2006. Verhofstadt, amused President Bush with a story about mountain biking. 

Photo 2Chief of Staff of the so called ‘Free Syrian Army’ Gen. Salim Idris, addresses the media after he discussed the situation in Syria with Guy Verhofstadt, right, at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday March 6, 2013.

05/04/2013

Syria: Verhofstadt wants heavy weapons for Idris

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Free Syrian Army wants guns and heavy weapons

General Selim Idris, Chief of Staff of the Free Syrian Army was in the European Parliament, where he was invited by warmonger Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats ‘for Europe’.

Idris said that his army needed the West to supply “weapons and ammunition” so that his forces can “defend themselves.”

He said that, if such support arrived, “The regime will collapse in a month.” He added that Syrians supporting the rebellion didn’t understand why the West had an arms embargo.

“The people say they don’t understand why international community sees the news on TV and just speak, saying ‘Assad has to go’. There is no real action,” he said.

He was supported by ALDE President, Guy Verhofstadt, who said that there was “a growing consensus in Europe that the Syrian conflict cannot go on interminably.” The Liberal leader also said that arms should be supplied “in order that you can defend yourselves.”

According to the liberals, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton has to make proposals to the 27 EU Member states. In their view, Lady Ashton’s response is currently “mostly passive”.

Both France and Britain have indicated that they are prepared to reconsider the embargo on arming the western backed ‘rebels’…

Photo: Chief of Staff of the ‘Free Syrian Army’ Gen. Salim Idris addresses the media after he discussed the situation in Syria with Guy Verhofstadt, right, at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday March 6, 2013.

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Non-military security

Liberals recognise the contribution to peace made by aid-driven democratisation and development. We believe that we should be more flexible and open minded in our approach to security. The result of this would be to transfer more political commitment and money from military security to non-military security.

Non-military security should include:

arbitration/mediation in areas of potential or actual conflict;
monitoring the implementation of agreements in areas of potential or actual conflict;
reconciliation work in areas of potential or actual conflict;
local community based work to develop and/or maintain democratic structures and human rights in areas of potential conflict or where a fragile peace has been established;
local work to rebuild the economic and social infrastructure of communities damaged by conflict;
research and development into moving economy and industry from reliance on servicing and producing for the military;
study of the causes and resolutions of conflict.

Photo: A news conference at the White House in 2006. Verhofstadt, amused President Bush with a story about mountain biking. 

04/04/2013

Syria: Syrian army kills foreign backed terrorists

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April 4, 2013

Units of the Armed Forces inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in Homs and its countryside.

A military source told SANA reporter that units of the armed forces destroyed terrorists ' hideouts in Bab Hud in Homs and in the villages of Kisin and Taldao in al-Hole killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons.

The source added that another units of the armed forces targeted terrorists' gatherings in al-Daba'a, al-Bouida al-Sharkieh, Wabel, Talbeiseh and al-Rastan, inflecting heavy losses upon terrorists.

Meanwhile, a unit of the armed forces targeted terrorists' gatherings near the research housing –al-Bab Road in Aleppo.

The army destroyed a23 mm anti-aircraft gun and a car with all the weapons and ammunition inside them and killed all the terrorists inside them.

Mortar Shells on al-Arman Neighborhood in Homs, Casualties, Material Damages Reported 

 Mortar shells were fired by terrorists on al-Arman neighborhood of Homs city on Thursday wounding a number of citizens.

SANA reporter quoted a source at the province as saying that the terrorist attack also caused material damage at the place.

Armed Forces Eliminate Terrorists in Damascus Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces pursued armed terrorist groups  during a series of operations in Jobar, al-Ibb Farms, Jisrin, al-Rihan and al-Otaibah areas in eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside.

An official source told SANA reporter that a unit of the Armed Forces clashed with an armed terrorist group near the Police Station in Jobar and killed all members of the group.

The source added that an armed terrorist group affiliated with so-called "Islam Brigade" was eliminated in al-Ibb area.

Meanwhile, an army unit pursued an armed terrorist group in Jisrin town and eliminated a number of its members.

The source pointed out that another army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group in al-Rihan town.

Army units carried out a series of qualitative operations against terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorists from foreign nationalities in al-Ziabieh, al-Husseinieh, al-Bahdalieh and Hijira towns.

An official source told SANA reporter that an army unit eliminated members of an armed terrorist group in al-Ziabieh, adding that there were some foreigners among the dead terrorists.

Meanwhile, units of the Armed Forces eliminated in two qualitative operations in al-Husseinieh and al-Bahdalieh towns scores of terrorists fom Jabhat al-Nusra.

Army Units Eliminate Terrorists in Damascus Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces continued pursuing the armed terrorist groups who were perpetrating acts of terrorism in al-Zabadani, al-Nabik and Darayaa in Damascus Countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.

An official source told SANA that an Army unit killed a number of an armed terrorist group in al-Hara al-Garbia in al-Zabadani city. Among the dead terrorists were Walid Khyto and Osama Hanyfa.

The source added that the Army units destroyed a number of terrorists' cars which were used in their acts of terrorism against the citizens in al-Basyt street in al-Nabik city.

The source pointed out that the Army units carried out operations against terrorists in Darayaa, killing a number of them in surrounding the municipality building, including a terrorist called Samer and known as Abo Ahmad. 

Armed Forces Destroy Three Cars, Eliminate Terrorists in Aleppo

The armed Forces destroyed three terrorist cars in Aleppo city.

A military source told SANA reporter that the Armed Forces eliminated a number of terrorists and destroyed the cars they were riding.

Terrorists Killed in Aleppo and its Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces carried out special operations against terrorists in Aleppo and its countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists.

An official source told SANA that the operations targeted terrorists' gatherings and dens, destroying 8 cars loaded with weapon, ammunition, terrorists, anti-aircraft 23mm and 3 cars equipped with heavy machineguns in Ratyan village.

The source added that the Army units destroyed terrorists' gatherings in al-Mslmia, Handarat and Kouyrs.

In Aleppo city, the Army units destroyed terrorists' dens in al-Salehen, al-Marja, al-Naqaren, al-Haydaria and al-Kastilo, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their equipment.

In al-Ashrafia, law enforcement members clashed with an armed terrorist group, killing all its members.

Armed Forces Destroy Terrorist Dens in Idleb

Units of the Armed Forces targeted dens and gatherings of terrorists and killed and injured scores of them in Idleb countryside.

A military source told SANA reporter that the Armed Forces targeted terrorist gatherings in Jisr al-Shughour and eliminated scores of them.

Other units of the Armed Forces targeted terrorist den in al-Bara, Maarat Masrin, Morin, Binnish and Maraat al-Nouman and inflicted heavy losses upon the terrorists.

A military source  told SANA that large number of terrorists were killed due to disagreement between two terrorist groups  on the distribution of the looted materials in Selqin in Idleb countryside.

Army Units Destroy Terrorists' Gatherings in Homs Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces targeted terrorists' gatherings in several areas in Homs countryside, killing and injuring scores of terrorists.

A military source told SANA that the Army units targeted terrorists' gatherings in al-Daar al-Kabira, al-Saloumia, al-Haydaria and al-Dba'a in Homs countryside, inflicting direct losses upon them.

The source added that other Army units repelled armed terrorist groups who were attempting to attack military checkpoints in Palmyra, killing and injuring a number of terrorists, in addition to destroying 4 cars along with terrorists inside them.

B. Mousa / Mazen

http://www.sana-syria.com/eng/337/2013/04/04/475824.htm

USA'S LOSING ITS WAY OVER SYRIA!

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