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August, 2014

  • 13 August

    Volunteer camp for martyrs’ children organized in Damascus Countryside

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – A volunteer camp for children of army martyrs has been recently organized in one of many steps taken by various public and civil parties to express …

  • 11 August

    St. George Monastery in Homs, one of the oldest monasteries in Syria

    Homs, SANA – Nestled deep within the woods of Wadi al-Nadara area in Homs province, St. George Monastery is one of the most important cultural and religious landmarks in Homs …

  • 11 August

    Cleaning campaign in Damascus’ Old City

    Damascus, SANA – The Environment Affairs Directorate in Damascus Governorate organized a cleaning campaign in the Damascus Straight Street, starting from the Mariamite Cathedral up to the Bab Sharqi arch …

  • 6 August

    Tourism Minister calls for boosting participation of expatriates in dealing with damage caused by terrorism

    Damascus, SANA – Caretaker Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi underlined the need to boost the role of expatriates in dealing with damage caused by terrorism through activities that promote tourism in …

  • 4 August

    UNWTO Secretary-General: Vandalism of Syrian heritage sites by terrorists unjustifiable

    Madrid, SANA – Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai said that the vandalism and destruction which affected Syrian heritage sites including mosques, churches, and castles at the …

  • 3 August

    Tal Shnan village distinguished by its charming domes and mud houses

    Homs, SANA –Tal Shnan village in Homs eastern countryside is famous for its  domes and mud houses which distinguish it from the surrounding villages and make it an attractive tourist …

  • 2 August

    Festival for People with Special Needs kicks in Sweida

    Sweida, SANA –The 4th Festival for People with Special Needs kicked off on Sunday in Sweida Province. The event, held by The Syrian Association for the People with Special Needs …

  • 2 August

    Patriarch Kirill of Moscow praises bravery and steadfastness of Syrians

    Moscow, SANA – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Rus’ praised the bravery of the Syrian people during the crisis, particularly the Syrian children whom he said constitute the guarantee …

July, 2014

  • 26 July

    Internal trade minister says Syrian government provides 80 per cent of aid, backs voluntary initiatives

    Damascus, SANA-Caretaker Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Samir Kadi Amin said the government encourages voluntary initiatives for easing the suffering of citizens who have been driven out of …

  • 23 July

    “Sham al-Khair” initiative to restore smiles of 320 children

    Damascus, SANA – With the aim of consolidating social solidarity among the Syrian people, many charity initiatives have been launched deriving their ideas from the crisis and its repercussion on …