03/01/2014

Syrian Government: Health Ministry sends medical shipment to Aleppo

Health Ministry sends medical shipment to Aleppo province

Damascus, Jan 2, 2014 (SANA) - Health Ministry announced that it sent a medical shipment to Aleppo province on Thursday to support the health services offered in the public hospitals to the citizens in Aleppo and restore the strategic stockpile of medicine and medical equipment at the health institution in Aleppo.

In a statement, Health Minister Saad al-Nayef said that the shipment consists of 3 trucks loaded with medicine that enable health institutions to continue offering medical duties to the citizens in Aleppo.

Al-Nayef pointed out that the Ministry during the last year sent 484 medical shipments to all provinces, including 18 to Aleppo, in a way to guarantee meeting the medical citizens' needs.

B. Mousa/ Mazen

http://sana.sy/eng/36/2014/01/02/520492.htm

04/11/2013

Syrians' right to self-determination

Foreign Ministry: Kerry's statements are violation of the Syrians' right to self-determination

Nov 4, 2013

Damascus, (SANA) - A Foreign and Expatriates Ministry source on Sunday dismissed US Secretary of State John Kerry's continued statements as aimed to abort Geneva conference and constituting a blatant interference in the Syrian Affairs.

The source stressed that Kerry's statements constitute violation of the Syrian people's right to self-determination.

"If the US was sincere about cooperating with the Russian Federation in sponsoring Geneva conference, then Kerry must grasp that the Syrian people alone have the right to choose their leadership and political future without any foreign interference," said the source.

It went on saying that "Kerry must realize that the success of Geneva conference depends on the will of the Syrian people themselves through agreement to work to halt violence and terrorism and achieve the political settlement that would lead to the broadest participation in drawing Syria's future."

H. Said

http://213.178.225.235/eng/21/2013/11/04/510556.htm

Nobel Peace Laureate: 'Syrian people have the right for self-determination'
http://orientalreview.org/2013/10/22/nobel-peace-laureate-syrian-people-have-the-right-for-self-determination/

02/05/2013

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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23/02/2013

Latest News Syria: meetings with political parties and forces

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Dialogue Subcommittees Continue Meetings in Several Provinces

Feb 23, 2013

Sweida subcommittee, which is tasked with setting the required mechanisms for inviting the national opposition and various political forces to dialogue, held on Saturday a consultative meeting with the educational sector workers in the province to discuss the form and content of the national dialogue conference in implementation of the political program to solve the crisis in Syria.

Governor of al-Sweida Province, Head of the subcommittee, Dr. Atef al-Naddaf, stressed that the committee will not rule out anyone from the consultative meetings.

He pointed out that the subcommittee held meetings with political parties and forces and religious activities and it received proposals that could contribute to enriching the national dialogue which will draw the future of renewed Syria.

The participants in the meeting stressed the necessity of experts and specialists' participation in the dialogue to serve the interests of Syria and preserve its sovereignty.

Idleb Subcommittee Continues Meetings

In Idleb, the sub-committee tasked with setting the required mechanisms for inviting the national opposition and various political forces to dialogue continued its meetings with youth and partisan sides as to discuss ways to overcome the crisis.

Idleb Governor, Safwan Abu Saadi, said that the dialogue gives opportunity for communication and interaction among the different sides, adding that the dialogue is aimed at building the modern Syria through pluralism and enhancing the national unity.

The participants stressed the need to communicate with all sides and pave the way for a successful dialogue, calling for boycotting the Turkish goods which were sent to Syria and were proved to be unfit for human use, particularly children food.

Homs Dialogue Subcommittee Meets Political, Social and Cultural Figures

In Homs Province, the subcommittee held a consultative meeting with a number of political parties and forces and social and cultural figures.

The meeting discussed means of reaching joint views on the form and content of the national dialogue to get out of the crisis in Syria.

Homs Governor, Head of Homs Subcommittee, Ahmad Munir Mohammad, stressed the importance of consultations with all activities to reach joint views on the national dialogue.

The Governor pointed out to the importance of economic activities and movements which are active on the ground in presenting proposals and solutions to overcome the current difficulties.

Participants in the meeting pointed out to the necessity of delivering aid to the people who deserve and speeding up rebuilding infrastructure and bringing home the displaced people.

Damascus Dialogue Subcommittee Holds Consultative Meeting with Teachers' Association and Women's Union

Damascus dialogue subcommittee discussed with the Teachers' Association and Women's Union in Damascus the role of popular organizations and professional syndicates in presenting the views of official and popular bodies to launch comprehensive national dialogue.

Governor of Damascus, Head of the Subcommittee, Bishr al-Sabban, stressed that there is no limit to proposals as long as they adhere to the national principles and sovereignty, pointing out that the submitted work papers are considered the basis for the comprehensive national dialogue.

Damascus dialogue subcommittee is meeting official and popular bodies for two months to present proposals for comprehensive national solution to the crisis through dialogue.

M. Nassr/ F.L/H.Said

http://www.sana-syria.com/eng/21/2013/02/23/468905.htm

19/02/2013

Latest News Syria: Opposition Peaceful Change Forces

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Opposition Peaceful Change Forces: Crisis Requires Special Political Solutions

Feb 19, 2013

The coalition of the opposition Peaceful Change Forces stressed that the crisis in Syria requires special political solutions.

In a statement released on Monday, the Coalition indicated to a roadmap it has set up that "serves as a subject of dialogue for a safe exit from the crisis and achieving the peaceful democratic change."

Fateh Jamous, Head of the Peaceful Change Path Movement, which is part of the coalition, said that the roadmap aims at "reaching legal and political agreement to change the structure, form and approach of the regime peacefully and gradually to a modern democratic regime through dialogue."

The roadmap suggests several steps that "could contribute to making the dialogue more rational" through ending violence, providing a TV channel for the opposition, allowing peaceful demonstrations, holding corrupted figures to account , and allowing the political and popular opposition forces to take part in these files.

The coalition called upon the "armed opposition" to unblock the roads to be put at the disposal of the Syrian army, help provide relief aid and services, stop any provocative speech regarding foreign interference and accept dialogue as the way to end the crisis.

The coalition also called for a unified opposition conference and another one for dialogue with the regime without preconditions.

The statement highlighted the coalition's stress on enhancing the role of the state and the army and confronting all forms of foreign interference, specially the stances of the Turkish government.

The Coalition includes, besides the Peaceful Change Path Movement, the Public Will Party, the Syrian Social Nationalist Party, the Third Movement for Syria, the Democratic Marxist Assembly and the National Work Movement.

M. Nassr/H. Said

http://www.sana-syria.com/eng/21/2013/02/19/468062.htm

02/11/2012

Syrian citizens, victim of U.S. backed terrorists

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Sixteen Citizens Injured in Two Explosive Device Blasts near al-Zahera Park in Damascus

Nov 2, 2012 - PROVINCES, (SANA) – 16 citizens were injured in blast of two expolsive devices near al-Zahera Park in Damascus on Friday.

A source in the province told SANA reporter that terrorists remotely detonated an explosive device planted inside a Sham car parked behind the Polyclinics building.

As the passers-by gathered and the ambulance crews arrived, the terrorists detonated the second explosive device at the same site, the source added.

It said that the second blast resulted in the injury of a number of citizens, among them a nurse and an ambulance driver.

A source at Damascus Hospital reported that 16 injured citizens were admitted to the hospital and the medical cadres are providing necessary treatment for them.

The Army Completely Clears Khan al-Assal Area in Aleppo Countryside from Terrorists

An official source told SANA reporter that the Syrian Arab Army completely cleard Khan al-Assal area in the countryside of Aleppo from the mercenary terrorists.

The Armed Forces Clash with Terrorist Groups in Homs and Its Countryside 

A unit of the Armed Forces clashed with an armed terrorist group that attacked the locals in Bab al-Turkman neighborhood in the city of Homs.

A source in the province told SANA reporter that the clashes resulted in killing a number of terrorists and destroying the cars they were driving.

The source mentioned that another army unit chased terrorists who have been attacking the locals' properties and committing acts of looting in Tal Dahab in al-Houleh area in the countryside of Homs.

The army members killed an injured a number of the terrorists. 

Large Amounts of Weapons Seized in Hama

The authorities on Friday seized a car loaded with large amounts of weapons and ammunition in al-Shareia neighborhood in Hama.

An official source in the province told SANA reporter that the car was carrying large amounts of machineguns, sniper rifles, grenades, detonators, chargers, ammunition, medical materials and a communication device, in addition to Captagon pills and several documents.

The source added that the engineering units foiled an attempt to blow up an explosive device weighing 50 kg. The device was planted by terrorists on al-Skelbeyh-Mharda road.

Terrorists Killed in Neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor

A unit of the Armed Forces clashed with an armed terrorist group in al-Jbeileh neighborhood in the city of Deir Ezzor, inflicting heavy losses upon its members.

An official source told SANA that the clashes resulted in killing a number of terrorists, among them were Nizar Awad Mahmoud al-Ali and Mohammad Ziyad al-Rahmo.

Another unit killed a number of terrorists and injured others in al-Mowazafeen neighborhood in Deir Ezzor.

The army unit also destroyed a vehicle equipped with a machinegun.

Armed Forces and Authorities Clash with Terrorists in Daraa

An army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group in al-Ghariya al-Gharbiyeh village in the countryside of Daraa, killing a number of its members.

SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that two members of the terrorist groups were arrested and their weapons and ammunition were seized.

Terrorists Open Fire at Jordanian Car on Nasib-Damascus Road in Daraa, Injuring Two

The source added that terrorists opened machinegun fire at a Jordanian car on Nasib-Damascus road wounding two persons inside the car.

Terrorist Group Burns a High School in Daraa Countryside

In another context and in the framework of targeting the educational facilities, an armed terrorist group burned Saida high school in the countryside.

A source told SANA reporter that the terrorists set fire to the school in Saida town causing damage to the building.

The authorities confronted an armed terrorist group which opened fire at the law-enforcement forces in al-Hara town in the countryside of Daraa and killed a number of its members.

A source at the Interior Ministry told SANA that Kamal Enad Alloush was identified among the killed terrorists.

The source added that a unit of the Armed Forces confronted an armed terrorist group that committed acts of and agression and in Ghabagheb town in the countryside of Daraa, killing one of its members and injuring others.

Terrorists Pursued and Killed, Their Cars Destroyed in Maaret al-Numan, Idleb

Units of the Armed Forces pursued terrorist groups in the towns and villages of Maaret al-Numan in Idleb countryside.

A source in the province told SANA reporter that the Armed Forces killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their cars which were equipped with machineguns in Mar-Shmarine and al-Deir al-Sharqi villages in Maaret al-Numan.

The source added that military engineering units dismantled 30 explosive devices in the process of pursuing the terrorist groups, which were planted on the main roads and farms of the aforementioned villages.

Truck Loaded with Detonators and Archeological Pieces and Gold Seized in Tartous

The authorities seized a truck loaded with large amounts of detonators and a large amount of archeological pieces and gold in al-Hamidiye area in the south of Tartous.

R. Raslan/ Ghossoun/ H. Said

http://sana.sy/eng/337/2012/11/02/450317.htm

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U.S. backed terrorists

Some months ago, Obama signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for Syrian terrorists and C.I.A. officers are operating secretly in southern Turkey. The weapons, including automatic rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition and some antitank weapons, are being funneled mostly across the Turkish border by way of a shadowy network of intermediaries including Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood and paid for by Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

The United States is setting up joint military, intelligence and 'medical' working teams with Israel, Turkey and Jordan.

On October 4, 2012, Adm. George Stavridis, the commander of US European Command (USEUCOM) and NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), met with Chief of General Staff Gen. Necdet Ozel in Ankara. The meeting took place at General Staff headquarters but was only announced to the public in a statement released by the General Staff some days later. The talks were closed to the press and the statement did not elaborate on what Stavridis and Ozel discussed. It proved once again that the Turkish government which is not supported by the Turkish population, is not only arming Syrian terrorists but organizes with its NATO allies (and with Israel in the background) also a real war against Syria.

It is typical for the American 'democracy' that on October 14, 2012, the Obama administration announced that it deployed U.S. troops near the Syrian border in neighboring Jordan without ever seeking congressional permission...

An interesting link about NATO: http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/