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Velayati in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian officials

Velayati in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian officials

TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Senior Advisor to the Leader of Islamic Revolution for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati arrived in Damascus on Sunday to hold talks with Syrian officials.Following his trip to Lebanon, Velayati arrived in Damascus on Sunday and is scheduled to hold talks with the Syrian foreign minister and prime minister as well as visiting some areas in the...

Terrorists shell Center of Damascus, 5 civilians injured

Terrorists shell Center of Damascus, 5 civilians injured

TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (Press Shia Agency) –Terrorists have opened fire on the central Al-Ameen Street in the Syrian capital of Damascus, injuring five civiliansThe central Abbasin Square also reportedly came under mortar fire, which caused material damage, , according to Sputnik. No other details have been available so far. The cases of mortar shelling of the Old City of the Syrian capital have...

Syrian speaker urges IPU to slam Israeli attacks on army position

Syrian speaker urges IPU to slam Israeli attacks on army position

ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Speaker of People’s Assembly Hamoudah al-Sabbagh called on members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s General Assembly to condemn the Israeli aggression on one of the Syrian military positions in Damascus countryside. The General Command of the Army and Armed forces of Syria said in a statement that the Israeli enemy fired Monday a number of...

Syrian air defenses respond to new Israeli violation

Syrian air defenses respond to new Israeli violation

DAMASCUS, Oct. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – The Syrian air defenses responded to an Israeli violation of the country’s airspace near the Lebanese border, forcing the enemy’s warplanes to retreat.The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces said in a statement that at 8: 51 am on Monday Israeli warplanes violated Syria’s airspace on the border with Lebanon in Baalbek area, to which “our...

Boroujerdi arrives in Damascus for bilateral meetings

Boroujerdi arrives in Damascus for bilateral meetings

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia) – Head of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi traveled to Damascus at the head of a delegation on Tuesday.Accompanied by Javad Karimi Ghodoosi, Abbas Nanva Kenari, and Yonathan Betkolia, Boroujerdi arrived in Syrian capital on Tuesday and was welcomed by his counterpart and Syrian officials. ...

Five police officers killed in Damascus blast

Five police officers killed in Damascus blast

TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (Press Shia) - Fifteen people died during an explosion not far from central Damascus, as Sputnik correspondent said.An explosion occurred not far from central Damascus, local media reported Monday. The incident took place in the Al Midan district and may be a terrorist attack. Sputnik correspondent revealed that 15 people died, including five policemen as a result of the blast....

Bomb Blasts Hit South Damascus District

Bomb Blasts Hit South Damascus District

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Two suicide bombers attacked a police station in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, killing a number of civilians and policemen, state television said, citing the interior ministry. Four militants carried out the attack, killing more than 10 people, according to Reuters.SANA news agency said that a terrorist explosion struck the al-Midan neighborhood in Damascus....

Resistance front close to victory in Syria

Resistance front close to victory in Syria

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (Press Shia Agency) –The Iranian ambassador to Syria said in a TV interview on Sunday that those who are supporting the rightful will wind up as the final winners of ME conflicts.“The only goal of Iran and the resistance front is victory, we just think about victory,” asserted the Iranian Ambassador to Damascus Javad Torkabadi late on Sunday during an interview with a Syrian...

Iran, Syria call for vigilance in war on terror

Iran, Syria call for vigilance in war on terror

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy FM Jaberi Ansari met with Syrian President Assad in Damascus on Wednesday and exchanged views on the latest developments in the region.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari who is visiting Damascus met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday. The Iranian top negotiator of Astana talks visited...

Deputy FM calls for political settlement of Syrian crisis

Deputy FM calls for political settlement of Syrian crisis

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Hossein Jaberi Ansari met with Syrian FM Muallem in Syrian capital city of Damascus on Wednesday and exchanged views on the latest developments in the region.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari who is visiting Syria met with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-muallem in Damascus. “The new...