Damascus, SANA- Interior Minister Mag. Gen. Mohammad al-Shaar said the two terrorist bombings that hit Bab al-Saghir in Damascus city Saturday afternoon left more than 72 people dead.
“The two terrorist attacks targeted visitors of different Arab nationalities in Bab al-Saghir area, leaving more than 72 martyred and over 120 injured, including visitors and passers-by,” the Minister told reporters upon visiting the site of the attacks. Read more
This article appeared in Al-Akhbar newspaper by Rezan Heddo
Translated to English by: Jamila Assi
Cyprus had lived a phase of chaos and civil war and had witnessed massacres and assassinations among EOKA (Greek Cypriots) lead by archbishop Makarios and Vulcan (Turkish Cypriots) lead by Rauf Denktash. The independence pact signed by the conflicting parties in Zürich 1959 with the influential of countries involved in the Cypriot issue (Britain – Turkey- Cyprus), failed to solve the problem and maintain peace and stability for more than three years. Read more
One year ago like now, our eyes were on the battle of Palmyra, our hearts skipped a beat every time news came out that liberation was a step closer, until 27 March 2016 when the gate of the sun was restored to shine on our hearts once again. As March of 2017 came back, the city was freed from terrorism for the second time, and the sun of Zenobia’s wounded city came out again. Read more
Suicide terrorists blew themselves up with explosive belts in two security centers in Homs city, claiming lives of many people and injuring others. Read more
The intra-Syrian talks in Geneva are about to start. The meeting, organized by the UN, is aimed at finding a consensus between all the parties of the Syrian conflict. One of the cornerstones of a possible peace agreement is a new constitution which would both benefit the Syrian people and be agreed upon by the parties.