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Media: unidentified persons fired at a U.S. military base in Syria

The illegal American military base in the province of hasakah in North-Eastern Syria came under rocket attack, according to Syrian newspaper Al-Watan.

According to the newspaper, the illegal American base, located in the city of al-Shadadi, was attacked by gunmen.

Terrorists attacked the positions of Syrian army in Idlib

Terrorists of "Jabhat al-Nusra"* they tried to break the Syrian army position in the area of the settlement Hamrat, the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, rear Admiral Alexander Shcherbitsky.

"All militants' attacks were repelled, while they suffered considerable losses in manpower and technology. There are losses among the Syrian soldiers," he said.

The media reported an air attack on Syria

Syrian air defense reflect enemy attacks in the South-West of Damascus, said state news Agency SANA.

Information on casualties there.

Muslims wished the President the wisdom to maintain peace

About the wisdom and health of the President of Russia, and also on God's help to "build harmony in society, peace and the creation of equal conditions for development of religious communities" prayed on Friday, first Deputy Chairman of Russia Muftis Council and the Spiritual administration of Muslims of Russia Damir Mukhetdinov.

On Friday Muslims celebrate the most important holiday in Islam, Eid al-Adha (Turkic), Eid al-Adha (in Arabic), or the feast of sacrifice, which marks the end of Hajj, the pilgrimage to the main Muslim Holy places in Saudi Arabia. Mukhetdinov morning headed celebratory divine service in the Cathedral mosque of Moscow, the text of his sermons posted on the website of SMR.

The foreign Ministry assessed the situation around the report of the OPCW on gimatecan in Syria

No response to numerous calls for Russia to deal with the manipulations during the preparation of the report of the OPCW on gimatecan in Syria and not followed, it seems that the problem is simply trying to "hush up", reads the statement of the foreign Ministry.

The OPCW on April 8 published a report on the investigation of chemical attacks in Syria to 2017. According to the findings of the investigation team, air strikes in the province of Hama, using shells with chlorine, and sarin was made by the Syrian air force. The Syrian foreign Ministry said that the report of the OPCW contains fake and fabricated conclusions, which aim at distorting the facts and the prosecution of the Syrian authorities. In Damascus stressed that the SAR troops never used chemical weapons.

The Kremlin did not know about the reasons of detention of Russians in Belarus

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called with large tolerances to relate to the words of experts about the reasons of detention of Russians in Belarus.

Answering a reporter's question, citing the opinion that the grounds of detention of the Russians was their part in the fighting in the Donbass, in Syria, Peskov said: "You know, you probably know more than I do. I don't know that this was the basis for detention".

The Russian delegation discussed with Assad the provision of humanitarian aid to Syrians

The special representative of the President of Russia SAR, Alexander Lavrentiev and the Deputy head of the Russian foreign Ministry Sergey Vershinin and discussed with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cooperation to provide humanitarian assistance to Syrians, and to restore infrastructure, according to the Russian foreign Ministry.

Earlier Wednesday, the press service of the presidential Palace of Syria reported that Assad took Lavrentiev and Vershinina, during the meeting they discussed the developments in Syria. Lavrentiev gave the President and people of Syria congratulations on the successful holding of parliamentary elections. The Syrian leader also discussed with the Russian delegation the process of preparing for a meeting of the constitutional Commission on Syria in Geneva next month and action the different parties to create a favorable atmosphere for the negotiations.

The war correspondents from Russia, Syria and India received the award named Khaled al-Khatib

The winners of the international prize RT the name of the deceased in Syria, the journalist Khaled al-Khatib journalists from Russia, Syria and India, reports the RT.

International award named after Khaled al-Khatib is awarded in three categories: "the Best work from the conflict zone: the Short video", "Best work from the conflict zone: Long video", "Best work from the conflict zone: Text". Victory claimed journalists from 16 countries.

In Lebanon consider it important to promote industrial cooperation with Syria

The Ministry of industry of Lebanon and Syria must conduct direct negotiations for the development of food facilities and pharmaceuticals despite the full pressure of several countries, said in an interview with Syrian state TV channel "surija" the Minister of industry of Lebanon Imad Hoballah.

"The government and the Ministry of industry in particular considers areas of cooperation with Syria. We look forward to a direct meeting of the ministries of industry of Syria and Lebanon in the near future", - said the Minister.

In Aleppo restore one of the destroyed during the war quarters

The recovery of the residential quarter of Macalania destroyed during the war, began in Syria's largest city Aleppo, all the work will be completed within six months.

The residential area where the works are situated close to the highway leading to the airport. The houses here have started to build before the war, they were intended for young families, but to complete the project did not, since the area was captured by militants. During the fighting at home has suffered greatly, and now the builders have to restore and re-erected about 30 apartment buildings.

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