Assad appears on Syrian banknote for first time

Damascus, President Bashar al-Assad has appeared on the Syrian currency for the first time since taking office, with his portrait printed on a new 2,000-pound banknote ($3.9) that went into circulation on Sunday. Syria‘s Central Bank…





Syria: US warning meant to justify new attack

Damascus,  The Syrian government said Thursday that a White House warning earlier this week was only an attempt by the U.S. to justify another attack against Assad regime. The White House allegations that Syria was preparing for…






Fighting intensifies in Syrian Golan Heights

Damascus, Fighting between Syrian government forces and opposition fighters has intensified in the Quneitra province in the country’s south, situated in the roughly 30 percent of the Golan Heights under Syrian control. More than a dozen…