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October, 2015

  • 11 October

    Tourism Ministry signs 3 agreements for promoting heritage and tourism in Syria

    Damascus, SANA – The Tourism Ministry signed a total of three agreements with the Information Ministry, the Export Development and Promotion Agency (EDPA), and Syriatel. The signing, which is part …

  • 11 October

    A variety of activities launched within World Tourism Day

    Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Tourism launched on Sunday the activities of the World Tourism Day, organized under the title “I Belong to Syria…I Belong to the Future”. The event started with …

  • 6 October

    “Mashroue” program targets 22,000 people till 2016

    Damascus, SANA- The successful experience in the field of the small and micro loans initiated by the civil sector with the support and participation of the government has been extended …

  • 5 October

    ISIS terrorists blow up Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, UNESCO condemns

    Damascus, SANA- The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists blew up Sunday a nearly 2,000-year-old arch of Triumph in the besieged ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO world …

  • 4 October

    Local Administration and Syria Trust for development agree to develop “Mashroue” program

    Damascus, SANA- The Local Administration ministry signed on Sunday with the Syria Trust for Development an agreement to develop and expand “Mashroue” means (My Project) program to reach around 63,000 …

September, 2015

  • 28 September

    More than 63,000 food items distributed among displaced families in Hasaka

    Hasaka, SANA- The relief subcommittee in the northeastern Hasaka province distributed more than 63,000 food items provided by World Food Program (WFP) to needy families. Elias al-Thaher, head of the …

August, 2015

  • 27 August

    Syrian Tourism Day highlighting terror threat to cultural heritage held in Chile

    Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with the Syrian Club in Chile organized a Syrian Tourism Day to highlight the threat posed to Syria’s cultural heritage by the …

  • 26 August

    Distribution of 1200 food packages to families displaced from al-Houl area in Hasaka

    Hasaka, SANA- The branch of Al-Berr Charity in Hasaka province started on Wednesday the distribution of 1,200 food packages among families displaced by terrorist attacks from al-Houl area in the …

  • 24 August

    Syrian House in the United States, an initiative linking expatriates with their homeland

    Lattakia, SANA – Since the first days of the crisis in Syria, Syrians all over the world began to launch volunteer campaigns which aim to support Syrians in their motherland …

  • 20 August

    UNESCO condemns ISIS beheading of Palmyra archeologist, Italian museums fly flags at half-mast

    Paris/ Washington, SANA – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) condemned the killing of former Director of Palmyra branch of the the Antiquities and Museums Department Khaled …