Syrian army destroys telecom system of foreign-sponsored insurgents

Syrian security forces (shown) have cleared most neighborhoods in Damascus of insurgents. (File photo)

The Syrian army has destroyed the Turkey-provided telecommunication system of foreign-sponsored insurgents, amid ongoing clashes between the government troops and armed gangs in the northwestern city of Aleppo, Press TV reports.

The development comes as the Syrian security forces continue their operation in Aleppo to clear the city of insurgents.

On Tuesday, the Syrian army killed tens of insurgents in the southwestern neighborhood of Salahuddin and the southern district of Sokari in the city.

The Syrian Foreign Ministry recently sent two letters addressed to the head of the UN Security Council and the UN secretary general, stating that the insurgents backed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey are using civilians in Aleppo as human shields, and killing anyone who does not support their “horrific crimes.” Continue reading

Foreign Ministry: Syria Faces Terrorist Attack Led by Groups that Receive Arms and Outside Financial Support

DAMASCUS, (SANA) – The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Friday addressed two identical letters to the Head of the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary General on the twin terrorist bombings near al-Qazaz intersection in Damascus.

The Capital of the Syrian Arab Republic witnessed two terrorist bombings in the early morning of May 10th, 2012 which claimed the lives of more than 55 Syrian citizens and left more than 370 injured, some of whom suffer severe injuries, in addition to destroying houses, properties and state buildings, the Ministry said in its letters.

The letters stated that Damascus, Aleppo and other Syrian cities witnessed several terrorist bombings over the last weeks which claimed the lives of dozens of innocent people. Continue reading