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Updated:Monday 13th October 2014

SANA Definition

SANA : Syrian Arab News Agency (sana) (Wikipedia) - Syrian Arab News Agency   (Redirected from SANA) "SANA" redirects here. For other uses of SANA, see Sana (disambiguation). Syrian Arab News Agency Web address Type of site Available in Launched Current status
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June 1965
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The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) (Arabic: الوكالة العربية السورية للأنباء‎ Al-Wakālah al-''Arabīyah as-Sūrīyah al-''Anbā) is a news agency in Syria. It is a public-owned media organization linked to the Ministry of Information. It was established in June 1965.

Contents
  • 1 Website
  • 2 Managers
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Website

SANA launched website in 1997. Up until November 2012, SANA''s website was hosted in Dallas, Texas by the United States company SoftLayer. Due to sanctions related to the Syrian Civil War, which make this hosting illegal, the SoftLayer company was obliged to terminate its hosting responsibilities with SANA.

Managers
  • Fawaz Jundi (1965–1966)
  • Hussein al-Awdat (1966–1971)
  • Marwan al-Hamwi (1971–1975)
  • Saber Falhout (1975–1991)
  • Fayez al-Sayegh (1991–2000)
  • Ali Abdul Karim (2000–2002)
  • Ghazi al-Zeeb (2002–2004)
  • Dr. Adnan Mahmoud (2004–2011)
  • Mr. Ahmad Dawa (2011–present)

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