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For the first time in Syria, transplantation of skull bone by 3D printing technology

Medical
Damascus, For the first time in its history, Syria has undergone a unique medical operation using 3D printing technology.A medical team at Ibn al-Nafis Hospital in Damascus managed to perform a successful operation at the head of a Syrian citizen, where an artificial bone was implanted to compensate for the shortage in his skull, which is about 40%.The missing section was manufactured using a modern three-dimensional printing technology.In a statement to SANA, Head of the Neurosurgery Department at the hospital, Issa Awad, who performed the operation which lasted for three hours, explained that the process of compensation for the missing skull bone is usually done by restoring the bone itself if possible or through a manual manufacturing of the missing called bone cement or a metal mesh co...

For the first time in Syria, transplantation of skull bone by 3D printing technology

Medical
Damascus, For the first time in its history, Syria has undergone a unique medical operation using 3D printing technology.A medical team at Ibn al-Nafis Hospital in Damascus managed to perform a successful operation at the head of a Syrian citizen, where an artificial bone was implanted to compensate for the shortage in his skull, which is about 40%.The missing section was manufactured using a modern three-dimensional printing technology.In a statement to SANA, Head of the Neurosurgery Department at the hospital, Issa Awad, who performed the operation which lasted for three hours, explained that the process of compensation for the missing skull bone is usually done by restoring the bone itself if possible or through a manual manufacturing of the missing called bone cement or a metal mesh co...

2nd Edition of King Abdulaziz Falconry Festival to Kick off, on Sunday

General
Riyadh, The Second edition of King Abdulaziz Falconry Festival is set to start here on Sunday, for two weeks, from Dec. 1st to Dec. 26th.The event is organized by the Saudi Falcons' Club, which has earmarked over SR11 million as awards for the winners, in several competitions, including various categories such as professionals, owners, internationals and only Saudi nationals.Live TV transmissions will cover the competitions, through the Saudi Sports channels and other satellite stations.Source: Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Condoles Albanian Premier, on Victims of Earthquake, near Tirana

General
Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense has sent a cable of condolences to the Albanian Premier Edi Rama, on victims of the earthquake that struck around the Albanian capital Tirana, resulting in deaths and injuries.HRH Crown Prince said: "I was informed of the earthquake that struck around the Albanian capital Tirana, resulting in deaths and injuries. I express to you and the families of the dead and your fraternal people, sincere condolences and candid consolation."Source: Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Condoles President of Albania, on Victims of Earthquake, near Tirana

General
Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense has sent a cable of condolences to President Ilir Meta of the Republic of Albania, on victims of the earthquake that struck around the Albanian capital Tirana, resulting in deaths and injuries.HRH Crown Prince said: "I was informed of the earthquake that struck around the Albanian capital Tirana, resulting in deaths and injuries. I express to Your Excellency and the families of the dead sincere condolences and candid consolation".Source: Saudi Press Agency

HRH Crown Prince Condoles President of Albania, on Victims of Earthquake, near Tirana

General
Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense has sent a cable of condolences to President Ilir Meta of the Republic of Albania, on victims of the earthquake that struck around the Albanian capital Tirana, resulting in deaths and injuries.HRH Crown Prince said: "I was informed of the earthquake that struck around the Albanian capital Tirana, resulting in deaths and injuries. I express to Your Excellency and the families of the dead sincere condolences and candid consolation".Source: Saudi Press Agency

Syrian film gets best director award at Marrakech International Festival

General
Damascus, The Syrian film (Nahari Bahri) by al-Muhannad Kalthoum won the best director award at the 4th edition of Marrakech International Film Festival for the Exchange of Cultures in Morocco.The film, which was written by Samar Mohamed Ismail and produced by the General Establishment for Cinema, tells the story of a girl who falls in love with a fisherman on the beach under the repercussions of the terrorist war.Stars of the film are Abdel Moneim Amairi, Suhair Saleh, Mariam Ali and the child Sandy Janoub.This is the third prize for the film after receiving the best director award at al-Nour International Film Festival in Morocco and the audience award at the International Festival of Environmental Films in Morocco.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Syria participates in PAM meeting on combating terrorism

Politics
Rome, Syria participated in meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) which kicked off in Rome on Friday on combating terrorism.The agenda of the meeting included several topics related to evaluating activities of the Assembly with its main partners on the issue of fighting terrorism, strengthening border security measures, exchanging information, the problem of foreign terrorists and their repatriation in addition to the importance of enhancing solidarity with victims of terrorism.Syria's speech, delivered by Secretary of the People's Assembly Rami Saleh, the head of Syrian delegation, stressed that terrorism represents a great challenge and a threat that not only targets Syria but countries of the world as a whole.Saleh underlined that the fight against terrorism ...

Rahi upon returning from Cairo: We pray for our officials to abandon their rigid stands, follow the path of virtue and goodness

Politics
On his return from the Egyptian capital, Cairo, where he attended the Catholic Patriarchs of the East Council meetings, Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi pursued today the Rosary prayer in Bkirki, with the participation of believers in Lebanon and the world, dedicated to Lebanon's salvation from its current crisis.In his homily, the Patriarch prayed for the country's officials to "get out of their state of deadlock, abandon their rigid stances and take the path of goodness and righteousness."Al-Rahi prayed for the souls of the fallen martyrs to rest in peace and for the Lord to inspire compassion and devotion in the hearts of state officials. "Perhaps this would drive the conscience of those responsible for the growing devastation at all levels...who stand as idols with n...

Qamati: We adhere to Hariri and there are positive windows with the arrival of the international message

Politics
Caretaker State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Mahmoud Qamati, expressed Saturday commitment to PM Saad Hariri to head the new government, in light of his Sunni representation and his role in taking responsibility for the crisis prevailing in the country."Positive windows to the solution have opened in wake of the international community's message to various political parties in the country, including more than one international side," Qamati said in an interview with "Sawt El Mada" Radio Station earlier today.He stressed that "there will be no street against another; for every street is our street and we agree to all its livelihood demands."Qamati considered that the financial policies that have been adopted for the last thirty years and more are responsible for the crisis we are liv...