Sabbagh to Kuznetsova : Upgrading Syrian-Russian parliamentary relations is important
Damascus, SANA – People’s Assembly Speaker Hamouda Sabbagh met Tuesday with a Russian parliamentary delegation, headed by Anna Kuznetsova. Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Sabbagh stressed the importance of developing Syrian-Russian parliamentary ties, pointing to the Assembly’s readiness to strengthen cooperation with the State Duma in -
Mass Protest Rally against French Pension Reform Underway in Lyon
A tenth protest rally with students and trade unions participating kicked off in Lyon on Tuesday where thousands of people gathered to protest against the overhaul of France’s pension system. The protesters will march from the university campus to the city’s central square. From 22,000 to 55,000 people, according to various estimates, participated in the previous protest rally held on March 23. Mass protest rallies against France’s new pension reform are being ...
Israel's Split is Structural, Crisis is Far beyond Judicial Overhaul: Zionist Circles
The former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak called on the opposition leader Yair Lapid and the ex-defense minister Benny Gantz to shun any communication with PM Benjamin Netanyahu, considering that the judicial reform postponement is maneuver aimed at facing the mounting protests across the occupation entity. Netanyahu had announced on Monday the postponement of the judicial reform legislation to the next Knesset term in summer. Former Mossad Chief Tamir Pardo indicated that ...
A Pakistani aid ship arrives at Lattakia Port
Lattakia, SANA- A Pakistani aid ship loaded by some 200 tons of relief and medical supplies, provided for those affected by the earthquake that struck Syria. “The arrival of the second aid ship within ten days affirms the great attention paid by Pakistan that has always been standing by Syria.” the Pakistani Ambassador in Damascus, -
Kremlin Regrets Berlin’s Decision to Step up Its Military Aid to Ukraine
Germany is getting increasingly involved in the Ukrainian conflict, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. This was how he commented on a Spiegel report saying that Berlin is planning to increase spending on military assistance to Ukraine from €3 billion to more than €15 billion in the next few years. When asked how such decisions could affect relations between Russia and Germany, Peskov said that bilateral relations currently 'leave much to ...
Iraqi, Jordanian and Lebanese agriculture ministers visit ACSAD
Damascus countryside, SANA- Ministers of Agriculture of Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan visited on Tuesday the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) in Damascus countryside. The ministers heard to comprehensive presentations by the director of the center and its experts about the Center, its fields of work, the history -