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Syrian President Assad Cuts Tax for Low-Income Workers

Syrian President Assad Cuts Tax for Low-Income Workers

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad moved on Wednesday to exempt more low-wage earners from income tax, his office said. - World news - The legislative decree, the first such amendment in years, widens the tranche of low-income workers exempt from tax to cover those earning 50,000 Syrian pounds ($40) or less per month, up from 15,000 Syrian pounds. It also amends...

Assassination A Typical US Policy Tool: Assad

Assassination A Typical US Policy Tool: Assad

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad rebuked his US counterpart, Donald Trump, for his earlier intention to kill the Syrian leader, saying assassination is nothing new but rather a typical policy tool of America. - World news - He was reacting to Trump’s open confession last month that he intended to have Assad assassinated after an alleged chemical attack in 2017...

Assad Lauds Iranian Support for Syria

Assad Lauds Iranian Support for Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad praised Iran for supporting his nation, calling for the expansion of ties with Tehran. - Politics news - In a meeting with a ranking Iranian diplomat in Damascus on Monday, President Assad praised Iran's stances towards the Syrian nation and government, and highlighted the strategic importance of Tehran-Damascus bilateral relations as...

US Needs Daesh, Other Terrorists in Region: Assad

US Needs Daesh, Other Terrorists in Region: Assad

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the US needs terrorists on the ground in the region, and levied its recent draconian sanctions against Syria as a means of throwing support behind them. - World news - “The US needs terrorists in the region, on top (of them) Daesh,” he said in an address at the People’s Palace in the capital Damascus on Wednesday, according...

Egypt Reportedly Sends Troops to Syria to Support Assad Forces

Egypt Reportedly Sends Troops to Syria to Support Assad Forces

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Egypt has sent nearly 150 soldiers to Syria to support the country’s military forces loyal to president Bashar al-Assad government, according Turkish media reports. - World news - The report claims that the soldiers had been sent to the Aleppo countryside, Idlib area via the Hama Military Airport, Anadolu Agency said, citing reliable military sources. It added...

US Sanctions Syria President Bashar Assad, His Son

US Sanctions Syria President Bashar Assad, His Son

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The United States imposed new sanctions aimed at cutting off funds for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government. - World news - Assad’s son, Hafez, was among four people and 10 entities, including a Syrian army unit, targeted by Washington. “More sanctions will follow as part of a sustained campaign of economic and political pressure to deny...

Assad Praises Iran’s Support for Syria in War on Terror

Assad Praises Iran’s Support for Syria in War on Terror

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad lauded Iran for supporting the Arab country in the fight against terrorism. - Politics news - In a Monday meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Damascus, Assad paid tribute to late Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani for his unequalled role in the battle against terrorism in Syria. Appreciating...

Iran’s FM to Meet Syrian President Assad in Damascus

Iran’s FM to Meet Syrian President Assad in Damascus

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will hold a meeting with the Syrian president in Damascus on Monday, a spokesman said. - Politics news - Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran Seyed Abbas Mousavi said Zarif will pay a visit to Damascus on Monday. During the one-day trip, the top diplomat will hold meetings with Syrian President...

Syria Army Gains Prelude to Terrorists’ Final Defeat: Assad

Syria Army Gains Prelude to Terrorists’ Final Defeat: Assad

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian President Bashar Assad said his forces’ rapid gains in their ongoing major military offensive against foreign-backed militants will presage the eventual defeat of the nine-year insurgency against the Arab country. - World news - “We know this liberation does not mean the end of the war or the crushing of all plots or the end of terror or the...