posted tages with "Damascus"

Damascus Berates Dutch Legal Action on Human Rights Record

Damascus Berates Dutch Legal Action on Human Rights Record

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Syrian government berated the Netherlands for launching a new bid through international bodies to hold it responsible for alleged human rights violations. - World news - A foreign ministry source quoted by state news agency SANA accused the Netherlands of abusing its position as host of a number of the bodies concerned."The Dutch government… is determined to use...

Syrian Air Defense Systems Repel Arial Attack on Damascus

Syrian Air Defense Systems Repel Arial Attack on Damascus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s air defense systems foiled an Israeli missile strike against military sites in southern Damascus. - World news - The Israeli airstrike was launched at 22:40 (local time) on Monday from the occupied Golan Heights against some military sites in southern Damascus, a military source told Syria’s official news agency SANA.The Syrian army air defenses repelled the...

Muharram Mourning Rituals Held in Damascus under Health Protocols

Muharram Mourning Rituals Held in Damascus under Health Protocols

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A mourning ceremony was held in the Zeynabiyeh District of Damascus to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions in the Battle of Karbala in the year 680 A.D. - World news - Tens of people and officials participated in the ceremony on Thursday evening, observing healthcare protocols and social distancing rules due to the...

Hariri’s Tribunal: No Evidence of Involvement by Hezbollah, Damascus in 2005 Blast

Hariri’s Tribunal: No Evidence of Involvement by Hezbollah, Damascus in 2005 Blast

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - There is no evidence that the Hezbollah resistance movement, or the Syrian government, were involved in the 2005 bombing that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, a judge at a UN-backed tribunal said. - World news - The so-called Special Tribunal for Lebanon (SDL) read out a summary of the 2,600-page verdict at The Hague on Tuesday after trying for 15...

US Illegal Deal with SDF Aimed at Stealing Syria’s Oil: Damascus

US Illegal Deal with SDF Aimed at Stealing Syria’s Oil: Damascus

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s foreign ministry described a recent agreement between an American oil company and Kurdish-led militants from the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who control northeastern oilfields as an illegal deal aimed at stealing the Arab country’s crude. - World news - A ministry statement، published on state media on Sunday، did not name the firm...

Syria’s Air Force Intercepts Israeli Missiles over Damascus

Syria’s Air Force Intercepts Israeli Missiles over Damascus

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian air defense units intercepted and shot down a number of Israeli missiles over the capital Damascus. - World news - The Israeli missiles had flown over the Syrian Golan Heights where they conducted raids around the capital, SANA reported late on Monday. Live footage aired by the state TV showed blasts across the skies of the capital. A Syrian military...

Iran’s Top General, Syrian President Discuss Military Deal in Damascus

Iran’s Top General, Syrian President Discuss Military Deal in Damascus

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and President of Syria Bashar al-Assad held a meeting in Damascus, talking about a military cooperation agreement the two countries have recently signed. - Politics news - In the meeting held in Damascus on Thursday, President Assad said the recent military agreement signed by Iran...

Iran Raps US Sanctions on Syria, Vows to Boost Economic Ties with Damascus

Iran Raps US Sanctions on Syria, Vows to Boost Economic Ties with Damascus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the new US sanctions against Syria, pledging that Tehran will maintain and boost its economic ties with Damascus. - Politics news - In a statement on Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi condemned the imposition of new US sanctions under the so-called Caesar Act against Syria as a violation of...

Syria’s Air Defenses Shoot Down Israeli Missiles over Damascus (+Video)

Syria’s Air Defenses Shoot Down Israeli Missiles over Damascus (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syria’s air defense units on Monday repelled an Israeli attack targeting the capital city of Damascus, managing to shoot down a number of missiles. - World news - At 5:00 a.m., the army air defenses confronted an Israeli missile attack from over Lebanese airspace and shot down a number of missiles before reaching their targets, SANA reported. The attack did cause...

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...