Latest News : Premier Khamis affirms government’s unremitting efforts to combat corruptionArmy regains control over al-Bardeh area and Zaqaqieh Khalil Mountain in Homs countryside6 more families return back to al-Waer neighborhoodHealth Minister discusses enhancing cooperation with his Belarusian and Iraqi counterpartsArmy re-establishes control over al-Jarah Airport and new areas in Aleppo countrysideLegal status of 155 persons in Homs settledTwo children killed, three injured in a terrorist rocket attack in Deir EzzorArmy engineering units dismantle a truck rigged with explosives in al-Waer neighborhoodAuthorities continue to comb al-Waer neighborhood in Homs, uncover workshop for manufacturing IEDs and shellsTerrorist confesses to taking part in several bombings in HomsNational measles vaccination campaign for children under five reaches 95,000 children in Damascus and its countrysideKhamis honors 200 of wounded and martyrs’ families in Masyaf, visits a number of companies and factoriesAl-Moallem to Maurer: Syria ready to boost cooperation with ICRCAuthorities destroy booby-trapped car, kill two terrorists onboard in Damascus CountrysideArmy units tighten control over several areas in Homs countryside
March 10, Egypt inaugurates Cairo Opera House
2015-03-10 13:17:33

1910 – Eruption of Mount Etna in Italy,  causing significant damage.

1910- Abolition of slavery in China.

1917- British forces occupies Baghdad during the first world War.

1946 – France starts to withdraw its troops from Lebanon following two decades of occupation.

1985 – Japan opens the longest undersea tunnel in the world at 54 km and  a cost of USD 2.7 billion.

1988 – Egypt inaugurates Cairo Opera House, designed by a team of Japanese and Egyptian architects.

Born today:

1946 – International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President, Joseph Blatter.

Passed away:

2004 – Lebanese music composer and singer Zaki Nassif.


 

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