Targeting gatherings for terrorists in the countryside of HomsA unit of the armed forces aimed gatherings for terrorists in the east ofHoms that caused the killing and injuring of many terrorists, andsmashing their weapons.Army continues their operations in the countryside of DamascusA unit of the armed forces killed and injured many terrorists in thecountryside of Damascus.Injuring 15 civilians in the camp of arrivals in the countryside ofDamascusThree mortars fell in the camp of arrivals which caused the injuring of15 civilians.Other three civilians were injured because of an explosive devicewasfired by terroristsin Abassen in Damascus.
Terrorists attack on a station of Petrol in the countryside of SalmiaAn Armed terrorist group infiltrated to a station of petrol in Hama andput explosive devices which caused an explosion in it.Killing of terrorists in the central prison in AleppoUnites of the armed forces continued their military operations againstterrorists in the central prison in Aleppo which caused the killing andinjuring of many terrorists and smashing of their weapons.Al Halqi: government does not allow for anyone to threat the state byweaponsPrime Minister, Dr. Wael al-Halqi said that restoring security andstability to al-Qseir area is a strategic turning point and a prelude tosuccessive victories all over Syria, and marks the failure of theconspiracy and those who backed the armed terrorist groups financiallyor morally.Al-Halqis remarks came during a meeting of the ministerial committeetasked with implementing the political program for solving the crisis in
Syria with members of the Veterinarians Syndicate and the Syndicate ofSyrian Agronomist Engineers on Wednesday.As we recall the Israeli aggression in June 1967, we stress that the timeof defeats is over…and the time of lies that were almost blown intomyths is over, as the dreams of the conspirators against Syria went up insmoke, Premier al-Halqi added.Al-Halqi affirmed that the qualitative achievement in al-Qseir will be thestarting point for restoring security and stability all over Syria.He renewed calls for the Syrians to back the national dialogue processand ensure the success of national dialogue, stressing that the comingstage necessitates synchronized efforts to prepare for the reconstructionprocess.Al-Halqi reviewed the committees previous meetings with the politicalforces and parties and popular organizations to crystallize visions andcommon denominators that ensure the success of the national dialoguewhich he considers the sole way for solving the crisis.Foreign Ministry: Arab League Essential Part of War againstSyriaAn official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry onWednesday said that the Arab League is an essential part of the warbeing launched against Syria.
Commenting on the Arab League Ministerial Meeting, the source added,"What is issued by the Arab Leagues summit or foreign ministersmeetings does not concern Syria at all as the Arab League was and willnever be a part of the solution.""The repetitive meetings of the Arab League are merely an attempt togive legitimacy to it as it has lost this legitimacy before the Arab publicopinion because it became a tool in the hands of some Arab states whichare implementing the schemes of the West," the source said.Parties: the victory ofarmyhasdimensionsofagreatstrategyand thebeginning ofthecollapseofterrorismA group of parties and political Arab personalities asserted that thevictory of Syrian Arab Army in Qseir City is the start of the endof crisis inSyria.Awqaf Minister: International Federation of Muslim ScholarsViolates Islams RulesMinister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohammad Abdul Sattar al-Sayyed stressed that the so-called International Federation of MuslimScholars headed by Yousef al-Qaradawi overstated in violating the rules
of the Islamic Sharia through accusing some people of infidelity in thename of Islam.In an interview with Syrian TV on Wednesday on the anniversary of Israand Miraj, the two parts of a Night Journey that prophet Muhammad(SAW) took during a single night; al-Sayyed wondered who hasauthorized a person who belongs to a political system like al-Qaradawito talk in the name of Islamic Sharia?He said that these fatwas and calls for killing people under Islamicmottos aim at undermining Islam from inside to carry out the plan of theZionism.The Minister pointed out that all the calls which use violence violate therules of Islam, as the extremist takfiri ideas have nothing to do withIslam and Prophet Mohammad.He asserted the importance of the unity of the Islamic and Arab nations,calling on those who directed their malice against Syria to work forliberating Palestine and al-Aqsa Mosque.Al-Sayyed also criticized al-Qaradawis calls for jihad in Syria , notingthat Jihad place is in Palestine and al-Aqsa Mosque.He pointed out that the crisis in Syria, due to the war waged against itled by some foreign sides like the US and the Zionist entity, started toretreat due to the patience, awareness and sacrifices of the Syrianpeople.Meanwhile, Chairman of Levant Scholars Federation, MohammadTawfik al-Bouti stressed that the foreign sides which are conspiring onSyria and responsible for what is happening in it are the same sideswhich created the extremist Takfiri approach.
Pope Francis Renews Call for Peace in SyriaPope Francis called for establishing peace in Syria through dialogue,and for backing international efforts to organize the internationalconference to solve the crisis there.Pope Francis said during a meeting of Catholic charitable organizationson Wednesday In the face of ongoing and overwhelming violence, Istrongly renew my appeal for peace.""In recent weeks the international community has reaffirmed itsintention to promote concrete initiatives to bring about a fruitfuldialogue designed to bring an end to the war. These initiatives are to beencouraged, and it is hoped that they will lead to peace, Pope Francisadded.The Pope expressed the Holy Sees concern over the people who aresuffering due to the armed acts, reminding of Former Pope Benedictscall for dialogue and ending violence to solve the crisis.The Pope also said that "the destiny of the Syrian people is a concernthat is close to my heart, stressing the important role of the catholiccharitable organizations which are delivering humanitarian aid to theSyrian people, mainly the refugees in nearby countries."My thoughts at this moment also go to the Christian communities wholive in Syria and throughout the Middle East," the Pope said, addingthe Church supports the members of these communities who today findthemselves in special difficulty.
Moscow: Geneva Conference in JulyIn statements to the press after the preparatory meeting, Russian DeputyForeign Minister Gennady Gatilov said that the internationalconference on Syria will not be held before July, but a secondconsultative meeting to prepare for it will be held in June.Gatilov said the conference will be held after agreement is reached overall issues related to it, and that the issues that still need to be discussedwill be addressed in a second tripartite meeting between Russia, the UNand the US.Brahimi: Political Solution to Crisis in SyriaA tripartite meeting including Russia, the United States and the UnitedNations started in Geneva on Wednesday to further the preparations forthe international conference on Syria.A sourcesaid that the meeting encompasses Russian Deputy ForeignMinister, Mikhail Bogdanov, US Under Secretary of State for PoliticalAffairs, Wendy Sherman, UN Envoy to Syria, LakhdarBrahimi.Brahimi is accompanied by UN Under-Secretary-General for PoliticalAffairs, Jeffrey Feltman.The meeting aims at discussing preparations to hold an internationalconference on Syria which was called "Geneva2" and would includerepresentatives of the Syrian government and the opposition.
Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, and US Secretary of State,John Kerry, agreed early in May to hold an international conference onSyria in Geneva.Palestinian Factions Demand that Armed Terrorist Groups LeavePalestinian CampsThe popular committee of al-Yarmouk camp on Wednesday organized amass sit-in in front of the camps entrance in Damascus to mark NaksaDay, the day commemorating the displacement of the Palestinian peoplein 1967.Participants carried photographs of the martyrs who were killed byIsraeli occupation forces on the outskirts of the occupied Syrian Golanin 2011 when they were participating in a march, in addition to hoistingbanners demanding that armed terrorist groups leave all Palestiniancamps.In a statement issued at the sit-in, the Palestinian factions in Syriaasserted that the Palestinian people reject the attempts to displace themto new exiles, and that they will only leave Syria to return to Palestine.The statement denounced the attacks and crimes of armed terroristgroups who ran amok in al-Yarmouk camp, saying that history willrecord that these groups displaced hundreds of thousands ofPalestinians.The Factions demanded that armed group vacate al-Yarmouk camp andall Palestinian camps immediately, noting that what is happening in the
camps contradicts the freedom and democracy which the armed groupsclaim to seek.The statement asserted that what is happening in Syria affects thePalestinian cause directly, reiterating the Palestinian peoplescommitment to Syria and its security, stability and unity, voicing hopethat the crisis will end soon and that Damascus will remain the heart ofArabism.Fidelity to Jerusalem Forum Kicks off in Damascus"Fidelity to Jerusalem" Forum kicked off on Wednesday in Damascusunder the theme of" Jerusalem is our Trust."The forum was held by the International Jerusalem Foundation incooperation with al-Fatih al-Islami Institute at Damascus university.Member of the international Jerusalem Foundation Safer Jarad stressedthat importance of Jerusalem and Palestine in Islamic, Arab andhistorical terms.For his part, Assistant Patriarch of Roman Orthodox Luka Khourystressed that Christianity started from Jerusalem to prevail all over theworld, pointing out to the Israeli attempts to incite the sectarianconflicts in the Arab region, particularly in Syria and Lebanon todistract the Arabs and let them forget their essential cause which isPalestine, adding that Syrian people will remain the people of peace anddignityFor his part, of the Sebastian Roman Orthodox Church, Attallah Hanna,said that Damascus will remain protector of the causes of the nation,including the Palestinian Cause.
He saluted President Basha al-Assad, the Syrian Army and the peoplewho are committed to their Arab identity and dignity.Allocate onemilliard SyrianLira as a first payment for thegrains inHamaThe agricultural bank allocated one Millard Lira to pay for the grains inHama.Minister of Agriculture: set up the necessary environment to facilitatethe export of olive oilThe minister of agriculture and agricultural reform asserted on the needto find the suitable solutions to the problems of marketing of olive oil.50% of the energy of flour is out of serviceTwo decadesto purchase 200thousand tons
The general manager of general company for flour asserted that 50% ofthe energy of flour is out of service and that because of the currentconditions.He indicated that the company demanded from the government twodecades to purchase 200 thousands of tons of flour.Announcement for importing 3 tons of frozen chickensThe general manager of the General Establishment for Foreign TradeMohammed Hammoud said that the company is currently working onthe preparation of the Declaration to import 3 thousand tonsoffrozenchickens.Tobacco increases Tobaccopricesby15-30%
The corporation of tobacco increased the prices of tobacco by 15-30%.Family exceptionalcardsfor the distribution ofbasicmaterialsThe government agreed tothe proposal bythe Ministry ofDomesticTrade andConsumer Protectionincludestheissuanceofanextraordinaryfamilycardsintendedtoadjustthedistributionofbasicmaterialsbackedby the stateto citizensaswell asworkontheissuance of12millionrationcarddedicated tothedistribution ofinhalers(sugar -rice)