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August, 2015

  • 2 August

    Sweida Summer Festival kicks off

    Sweida, SANA Activities of Sweida Summer brings us Together festival kicked off Saturday at Qaysariye Shaqqa Square in Sweida Province. The 5-day festival includes cultural, artistic, entertainment, sport activities and shopping markets distributed to …

July, 2015

  • 28 July

    Amali Farah…first Syrian lady to specialize in ceramics at the French city of Limoges

    Damascus, SANA- Amali Farah is the first Syrian lady to open her own shop for ceramics at the Handicrafts Market at Tekkiye Suleymaniye in Damascus 32 years ago and she …

  • 24 July

    Syria, Iran discuss cooperation in tourism, art, theatre, and movie production

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi and Iranian Culture Minister Ali Ahmad Jannati discussed on Friday prospects for developing tourism between the two countries and means to overcome the …

  • 12 July

    Iftar banquet for orphans and children of martyrs in Homs

    Homs, SANA – The Homs branch of the Women’s Union and the Social Affairs Directorate held on Saturday an Iftar banquet for orphans and children of martyrs. During the banquet, …

  • 11 July

    Tourism Minister inspects projects under construction in Tartous

    Tartous, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi said that the relaunching of a number of stalled tourism projects shows commitment on the part of local investors and their confidence in …

  • 11 July

    “Welcome Tartous” summer 2015 Festival kicks off in the coastal province

    Tartous, SANA – Activities of “Welcome Tartous” summer 2015” Festival on the Seafront Corniche of Tartous city kicked off on Friday. The Festival is held by the Syrian Company for …

  • 7 July

    Delegation of martyrs’ children begins visit to Russia

    Moscow, SANA- Upon an invitation from the Russian “Brothers in Arms” society, a delegation consisting of children of Syrian martyrs began on Tuesday a visit to Russia. The delegation was …

  • 7 July

    Syria, Iran to boost cooperation in religious, therapeutic tourism

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of Tourism Bishr al-Yazigi discussed on Monday with Iranian Economic Consultant at the Iranian Embassy in Damascus Ali al-Kazimi means of bolstering cooperation in the tourism …

  • 1 July

    Photo exhibition highlighting terrorists’ systematic destruction of Syria’s heritage held at UN HQ

    New York, SANA – A photo exhibition opened at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York showing the damage caused to the Syrian cultural heritage at the hands …

June, 2015

  • 21 June

    Indian Embassy in Damascus marks International Yoga Day

    Damascus, SANA – The Indian Embassy in Damascus on Sunday marked International Yoga Day, which is celebrated on June 21, with an event held at Al-Jalaa Sports Complex in Damascus. …