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January, 2016

  • 3 January

    Patriarch Laham prays for security and stability in Syria and the region

    Cairo, SANA-Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Gregorios III Laham expressed hope to prevail security and stability in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and other countries in the …

  • 3 January

    Snow falls in a number of provinces- Photo report

    Provinces, SANA, A number of Syrian provinces witnessed heavy snow during the past day, while others witnessed heavy rains.. Photos below are from different areas of the country, including Damascus …

  • 1 January

    Churches in Damascus and Homs hold New Year mass

    Damascus/Homs, SANA – Churches in Syria held mass and prayers on Friday to celebrate the New Year, with a mass being held in the Greek Orthodox Mariamite Church in Damascus, …

December, 2015

  • 27 December

    Terrorism targeting the country seeks drug-spreading to destroy the Syrian societys, Interior Minister

    Damascus, SANA- Interior Minister Mohammad al-Shaar stressed the necessity of exerting all efforts for facing the plague of drug, particularly in light of the current crisis in the country. Al-Shaar, …

  • 26 December

    Syrian Christian sects celebrate Christmas across the country

    Provinces, SANA-Christian sects in Syria celebrated Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ the messenger of love and peace and held masses and prayers in churches and places of worship.  Damascus …

  • 20 December

    Mass concludes year of commemorating centennial of Sayfo Syriac genocide committed by Ottomans

    Damascus, SANA – Marking the conclusion of the year of commemorating the centennial of “Sayfo” genocide committed by Ottomans against Syriacs, a mass was held on Sunday evening at St. …

  • 18 December

    Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch organizes Christmas festivity

    Damascus, SANA – The Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East organized a Christmas festivity titled “A Tale of Peace” on Friday evening at Lady of Dormition Cathedral in …

  • 16 December

    Tourist Investment Market forum presents 47 new projects in front of businessmen

    Damascus, SANA-The 8th Tourist Investment Market forum opened its activities on Wednesday under the motto “A pioneering investment for a promising future” with the participation of businessmen and many economic …

November, 2015

  • 26 November

    Al-Halaqi to Supreme Council of Tourism: Activating internal tourism and enhancing its stability

    Damascus, SANA-Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi stressed on Thursday the government’ keenness to promote the developmental sectors due to their important role in the comprehensive development process which Syria will witness …

  • 23 November

    Role of the youth in defending homeland against terrorism affirmed

    Damascus, SANA- The role of the youth in shouldering their responsibilities towards their homeland and in supporting their army, which has achieved glorious victories against terrorism was reiterated in a Symposium held at …