Militants opened fire at a bus with civilians in southern of Syria

04.07.2017, Syria.

On July 4th, an illegal armed group opened fire at a bus with civilians in As-Suwayda province in Syria,  Syrian Arabic News Agency SANA reports.

Militants breached the ceasefire regime by shooting the bus on the Bakka-Zibin highway in southern Syria. As a result, three people were killed, another two women were seriously wounded. Terrorists blocked the road, stopped the bus and fired at civilians inside. Continue reading

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Religion in Kazakhstan: Secularism does not mean atheism

30.06.2017, Kazakhstan.

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, signed a decree that defines the concept of state policy in the sphere of religion for the period from 2017 to 2020, the official website of the Kazakh President reported on June 28.

The Concept outlines strategic goals and main directions of state policy in regards to religion.  It develops guidelines for the further evolution of the Kazakhstani model for cooperation between the state and religious denominations, and cooperation between different denominations in the state of Kazakhstan based on the unique characteristics of the Kazakhstani people’s historical and cultural heritage. Continue reading

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Israeli Air Force attacked Syrian government forces

29.06.2017, Syria.

A missile strike against Syrian army mortar crew on Golan Hights was reported on 28 June by RIA Novosti news agency.

According to the IDF Press Service report, the strike was carried out in response to a shell, which hit the Israeli part of Golan Hights. The shell was supposedly fired from Syrian government forces side. No servicemen from both sides got hurt as a result of the incident. Continue reading

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Iranian leader: The blockade of Qatar is unacceptable

28.06.2017, Iran.

Iran is ready to support Qatar and considers its blockade by a number of the Arab countries to be unacceptable. This was stated by the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with Emir of Qatar Tahim bin Hamad Al Thani, Interfax.ru reported on June 26 citing  Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

Hassan Rouhani said that blockade of Qatar is not acceptable for Iran. Air, land and sea space of Iran is always open for Qatar as a neighboring fraternal state. Continue reading

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