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Iranian Diplomat Holds Talks with Assad in Syria

Iranian Diplomat Holds Talks with Assad in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, Ali Asghar Khaji, met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus. - Politics news - In the Tuesday meeting, the two sides highlighted the importance of the international conference on the return home of Syrian refugees, being held in the Arab country.They also hit out at Western countries’ double standards on...

Syrian President Assad Makes Big Change in Military Service Law

Syrian President Assad Makes Big Change in Military Service Law

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made a big change in the military service law, mainly for Syrian expatriates. - World news - The new amendment to the law announced on Sunday is mainly about setting military service exemption fees for Syrians living abroad and for one category of Syrians inside the country, Xinhua news agency reported.Syrian males have to serve in the...

Lebanon Financial Woes, Not US Bans, Behind Syria Economic Crisis: Assad

Lebanon Financial Woes, Not US Bans, Behind Syria Economic Crisis: Assad

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s president blamed the financial downfall in neighboring Lebanon and not the sweeping US sanctions as the root cause of the ongoing economic crisis in the war-torn country. - World news - Speaking during a tour of a trade fair broadcast on state media on Wednesday, Bashar al-Assad said billions of dollars of deposits held by his countrymen in Lebanese...

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...

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