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January, 2019

  • 16 January

    “Motives” by Syrian Joseph al-Ahmad wins Best Short Film Award at Los Angeles Festival

    Homs, SANA- “Motives” Film by Syrian young expatriate director Joseph al-Ahmad won the “Best Short Film Award” at Los Angeles Short Film Festival early this month and the award was …

  • 14 January

    Jordanian intellectuals: Conspiracy against Syria due to stance on Palestinian cause

    Damascus, SANA_ The delegation of Jordanian intellectuals, who is currently visiting Syria, said that the Syrian steadfastness in the face of terrorism has protected the Arabs from the expansion of …

  • 14 January

    Italian film documents damage inflicted to Palmyra’s ancient city

      Palmyra, SANA – The renowned Italian director, Marco Botoka has started making a documentary film about the historical landmarks and ancient civilizations in Syria, especially Palmyra city, and the …

  • 14 January

    “Love and War in Damascus” film relates true stories of Syrian army heroes

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – “Love is stronger than war” is the main message of “Love and War in Damascus” directed by the Syrian soldier William Abdullah. The documentary film sheds …

  • 8 January

    Stone sculpture in Palmyra represents the ancient Syrian carving style

    Palmyra, SANA – Stone sculpture in Palmyra was one of the most prominent artifacts that were left behind in the archeological city, with sculptors dealing with the materials skillfully and …

  • 7 January

    Marking 2nd anniversary of Aleppo’s liberation, festival of culture opens in Aleppo

    Aleppo, SANA _ Marking the 2nd anniversary of triumphing over terrorism and liberating Aleppo city from it, activities of the festival of culture were launched on Sunday evening announcing the …

December, 2018

  • 31 December

    Syrian documentary “Jasmine” wins Grand Prix at Arab-African Documentary Festival, Morocco

    Damascus, SANA-Syrian documentary “Jasmine” by Director al-Mohannad Kalthoum on Sunday evening won the Grand Prix at conclusion of the 7th edition of Arab-African International Documentary Festival in the Moroccan city …

  • 24 December

    “On the Roof of Damascus” Film participates in Erato Film Festival, Libya

    Damascus, SANA- Syrian short feature film “On the Roof of Damascus” by director Mohannad Kalthoum is participating in the official competition of the 2nd Erato Human Rights Film Festival 2018. …

  • 22 December

    With great attention to details, restoration of Aleppo Umayyad Mosque underway

    Aleppo, SANA_ With great attention given to details and deliberate and studied steps, the  restoration works of Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo is underway to include every stone has been damaged …

  • 18 December

    “On the Roof of Damascus” participates in Casa Festival 2018 in Morocco

    Damascus, SANA- Syrian short feature film “On the Roof of Damascus” by Director al-Mohannad Kalthoum participates in official competition of the 2nd edition of Casa International Festival 2018 scheduled to …