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October, 2018

  • 27 October

    After touring 55 countries, Russian traveler realizes her dream by visiting Syria

    Lattakia, SANA-Russian traveler Irina Sidorenko wanted to start her journey around the world a year and a half ago from Syria as a gateway to the world, but the circumstances …

  • 8 October

    Souq al-Harir in Damascus Old City

    Damascus, SANA- Souq al-Harir (Silk market) located in Bab al-Jabiya, south of Souq al-Hamidiya, is classified as one of the oldest markets in the Old City of Damascus. The Souq …

  • 3 October

    Al-Qalbakjeh Souq (market) in Old city of Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- Al-Qalbakjeh Souq (market) is one of the smallest markets in the Old City of Damascus. The Souq, which is about 75 meters long, is located between Souq al-Harir …

  • 3 October

    Icons full of art and creativity at handicrafts and heritage exhibition in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- Traditional handicrafts in Syria encapsulate the characteristics and heritage of the Syrian civilization accumulated over thousands of years in the form of icons full of art, creativity and …

September, 2018

  • 28 September

    “I Love Aleppo” marathon kicks off

    Aleppo, SANA-On the occasion of World Tourism Day, “I Love Aleppo” marathon kicked off in the city of Aleppo on Friday. The marathon is organized by Aleppo Tourism Directorate in …

  • 27 September

    Seminar on Syrian Glass and its manufacture details

    Damascus, SANA-The Syrian-handmade glass, the origins of this craft and the stages of its development in Syria have been detailed in a seminar hosted by the Arab Cultural Center in …

  • 27 September

    Shipbuilding in Arwad Island

    Tartous, SANA- Arwad Island is considered as one of the major shipbuilding centers on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It is well known for its industry and beauty. …

August, 2018

  • 27 August

    10,000 volunteers in SAWA (Together) campaign to restore life to Aleppo city

    Aleppo, SANA- From the lanes, Souqs (markets) and neighborhoods of the old city of Aleppo, the voluntary SAWA (Together) campaign continues its activities to clear the debris and destruction caused …

July, 2018

  • 30 July

    Al-Qadam Railway Station in service soon

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – Engineering, technical and maintenance workshops are about to complete the rehabilitation works of al-Qadam Railway Station which went out of service since 2012 due to terrorist …

  • 18 July

    Souq al-Tawil in Hama city reflects the history and beauty of the city

    Hama, SANA – Souq al-Tawil in Hama city is one of the most well-known marketplaces in the city. It extends from the middle of al-Dabaga neighborhood to al-Marabit Street for …