Targeting gatherings for terrorists in the countryside of Homs A unit of the armed forces aimed gatherings for terrorists in the east of Homs that caused the killing and injuring of many terrorists, and smashing their weapons.
Army continues their operations in the countryside of Damascus A unit of the armed forces killed and injured many terrorists in the countryside of Damascus.
Injuring 15 civilians in the camp of arrivals in the countryside of Damascus Three mortars fell in the camp of arrivals which caused the injuring of 15 civilians. Other three civilians were injured because of an explosive device was fired by terrorists in Abassen in Damascus.
Terrorists attack on a station of Petrol in the countryside of Salmia An Armed terrorist group infiltrated to a station of petrol in Hama and put explosive devices which caused an explosion in it.
Killing of terrorists in the central prison in Aleppo Unites of the armed forces continued their military operations against terrorists in the central prison in Aleppo which caused the killing and injuring of many terrorists and smashing of their weapons.
Al Halqi: government does not allow for anyone to threat the state by weapons
Prime Minister, Dr. Wael al-Halqi said that restoring security and stability to al-Qseir area is a ''strategic turning point and a prelude to successive victories all over Syria, and marks the failure of the conspiracy and those who backed the armed terrorist groups financially or morally.' Al-Halqi's remarks came during a meeting of the ministerial committee tasked with implementing the political program for solving the crisis in Syria with members of the Veterinarians Syndicate and the Syndicate of Syrian Agronomist Engineers on Wednesday. ''As we recall the Israeli aggression in June 1967, we stress that the time of defeats is over…and the time of lies that were almost blown into
myths is over, as the dreams of the conspirators against Syria went up in smoke, '' Premier al-Halqi added. Al-Halqi affirmed that the qualitative achievement in al-Qseir will be the starting point for restoring security and stability all over Syria. He renewed calls for the Syrians to back the national dialogue process and ensure the success of national dialogue, stressing that the coming stage necessitates synchronized efforts to prepare for the reconstruction process. Al-Halqi reviewed the committee's previous meetings with the political forces and parties and popular organizations to crystallize visions and common denominators that ensure the success of the national dialogue which he considers ''the sole way for solving the crisis.''
Foreign Ministry: Arab League Essential Part of War against Syria An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Wednesday said that the Arab League is an essential part of the war being launched against Syria.
Commenting on the Arab League Ministerial Meeting, the source added, "What is issued by the Arab League's summit or foreign ministers meetings does not concern Syria at all as the Arab League was and will never be a part of the solution." "The repetitive meetings of the Arab League are merely an attempt to give legitimacy to it as it has lost this legitimacy before the Arab public opinion because it became a tool in the hands of some Arab states which are implementing the schemes of the West," the source said.
Parties: the victory of army has dimensions of a great strategy and the beginning of the collapse of terrorism A group of parties and political Arab personalities asserted that the victory of Syrian Arab Army in Qseir City is the start of the end of crisis in Syria.
Awqaf Minister: International Federation of Muslim Scholars Violates Islam's Rules Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohammad Abdul Sattar alSayyed stressed that the so-called International Federation of Muslim Scholars headed by Yousef al-Qaradawi overstated in violating the rules of the Islamic Sharia through accusing some people of infidelity in the name of Islam. In an interview with Syrian TV on Wednesday on the anniversary of Isra and Miraj, the two parts of a Night Journey that prophet Muhammad (SAW) took during a single night; al-Sayyed wondered who has authorized a person who belongs to a political system like al-Qaradawi to talk in the name of Islamic Sharia? He said that these fatwas and calls for killing people under Islamic mottos aim at undermining Islam from inside to carry out the plan of the Zionism. The Minister pointed out that all the calls which use violence violate the rules of Islam, as the extremist takfiri ideas have nothing to do with Islam 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 for liberating Palestine and al-Aqsa Mosque. Al-Sayyed also criticized al-Qaradawi's calls for jihad in Syria , noting that Jihad place is in Palestine and al-Aqsa Mosque.
He pointed out that the crisis in Syria, due to the war waged against it led by some foreign sides like the US and the Zionist entity, started to retreat due to the patience, awareness and sacrifices of the Syrian people. Meanwhile, Chairman of Levant Scholars Federation, Mohammad Tawfik al-Bouti stressed that the foreign sides which are conspiring on Syria and responsible for what is happening in it are the same sides which created the extremist Takfiri approach.
Pope Francis Renews Call for Peace in Syria Pope Francis called for establishing peace in Syria through dialogue, and for backing international efforts to organize the international conference to solve the crisis there. Pope Francis said during a meeting of Catholic charitable organizations on Wednesday ''In the face of ongoing and overwhelming violence, I strongly renew my appeal for peace." "In recent weeks the international community has reaffirmed its intention to promote concrete initiatives to bring about a fruitful dialogue designed to bring an end to the war. These initiatives are to be encouraged, and it is hoped that they will lead to peace,'' Pope Francis added. The Pope expressed the Holy See's concern over the people who are suffering due to the armed acts, reminding of Former Pope Benedict's call for dialogue and ending violence to solve the crisis. The Pope also said that "the destiny of the Syrian people is a concern that is close to my heart,'' stressing the important role of the catholic charitable organizations which are delivering humanitarian aid to the Syrian people, mainly the refugees in nearby countries. "My thoughts at this moment also go to the Christian communities who live in Syria and throughout the Middle East," the Pope said, adding
''the Church supports the members of these communities who today find themselves in special difficulty.''
Moscow: Geneva Conference in July In statements to the press after the preparatory meeting, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said that the international conference on Syria will not be held before July, but a second consultative meeting to prepare for it will be held in June. Gatilov said the conference will be held after agreement is reached over all issues related to it, and that the issues that still need to be discussed will be addressed in a second tripartite meeting between Russia, the UN and the US.
Brahimi: Political Solution to Crisis in Syria A tripartite meeting including Russia, the United States and the United Nations started in Geneva on Wednesday to further the preparations for the international conference on Syria. A source said that the meeting encompasses Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman, UN Envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi. Brahimi is accompanied by UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman. The meeting aims at discussing preparations to hold an international conference on Syria which was called "Geneva2" and would include representatives 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 on Syria in Geneva.
Palestinian Factions Demand that Armed Terrorist Groups Leave Palestinian Camps
The popular committee of al-Yarmouk camp on Wednesday organized a mass sit-in in front of the camp's entrance in Damascus to mark Naksa Day, the day commemorating the displacement of the Palestinian people in 1967. Participants carried photographs of the martyrs who were killed by Israeli occupation forces on the outskirts of the occupied Syrian Golan in 2011 when they were participating in a march, in addition to hoisting banners demanding that armed terrorist groups leave all Palestinian camps. In a statement issued at the sit-in, the Palestinian factions in Syria asserted that the Palestinian people reject the attempts to displace them to new exiles, and that they will only leave Syria to return to Palestine. The statement denounced the attacks and crimes of armed terrorist groups who ran amok in al-Yarmouk camp, saying that history will record that these groups displaced hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. The Factions demanded that armed group vacate al-Yarmouk camp and all Palestinian camps immediately, noting that what is happening in the camps contradicts the freedom and democracy which the armed groups claim to seek. The statement asserted that what is happening in Syria affects the Palestinian cause directly, reiterating the Palestinian people's
commitment to Syria and its security, stability and unity, voicing hope that the crisis will end soon and that Damascus will remain the heart of Arabism.
Fidelity to Jerusalem Forum Kicks off in Damascus "Fidelity to Jerusalem" Forum kicked off on Wednesday in Damascus under the theme of" Jerusalem is our Trust." The forum was held by the International Jerusalem Foundation in cooperation with al-Fatih al-Islami Institute at Damascus university. Member of the international Jerusalem Foundation Safer Jarad stressed that importance of Jerusalem and Palestine in Islamic, Arab and historical terms. For his part, Assistant Patriarch of Roman Orthodox Luka Khoury stressed that Christianity started from Jerusalem to prevail all over the world, pointing out to the Israeli attempts to incite the sectarian conflicts in the Arab region, particularly in Syria and Lebanon to distract the Arabs and let them forget their essential cause which is Palestine, adding that Syrian people will remain the people of peace and dignity For 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 people who are committed to their Arab identity and dignity.
Allocate one milliard Syrian Lira as a first payment for the grains in Hama The agricultural bank allocated one Millard Lira to pay for the grains in Hama.
Minister of Agriculture: set up the necessary environment to facilitate the export of olive oil The minister of agriculture and agricultural reform asserted on the need to find the suitable solutions to the problems of marketing of olive oil.
50% of the energy of flour is out of service
Two decades to purchase 200 thousand tons The general manager of general company for flour asserted that 50% of the energy of flour is out of service and that because of the current conditions. He indicated that the company demanded from the government two decades to purchase 200 thousands of tons of flour.
Announcement for importing 3 tons of frozen chickens
The general manager of the General Establishment for Foreign Trade Mohammed Hammoud said that the company is currently working on the preparation of the Declaration to import 3 thousand tons of frozen chickens.
Tobacco increases Tobacco prices by 15-30%
The corporation of tobacco increased the prices of tobacco by 15-30%.
Family exceptional cards for the distribution of basic materials The government agreed to the proposal by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Protection includes the issuance of an extraordinary family cards intended to adjust the distribution of basic materials backed by the state to citizens as well as work on the issuance
of 12 million ration card dedicated to the distribution of inhalers (sugar - rice)