Syria in the Last 24 Hours

Eleven civilians injured in terrorist mortar attacks on Damascus
27 August، 2015
Damascus, SANA

Eleven civilians were injured in terrorist attacks with mortar shells on residential neighborhoods in Damascus.

A source at Damascus Police Command told SANA reporter that Takfiri terrorist organizations positioned in Jobar neighborhood targeted residential neighborhoods in Damascus with mortar shells, causing the injury of seven civilians, also inflicting material damage on a number of houses.

Later, several shells landed on other residential neighborhoods in Damascus, injuring four citizens, three of them girls.

Last Monday, terrorists positioned in Jobar targeted a number of Damascus residential neighborhoods with mortar shells, injuring 13 civilians.

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Army establsihes control over a hill in Lattakia, kills 46 terrorists in Old Aleppo
27 August، 2015
Provinces, SANA

The army continued targeting terrorists’ hideouts and positions on Thursday, destroying their vehicles and equipment and leaving many of them dead or injured.

Lattakia

Army establishes control over a hill

Army units established control over Rweiset Jouret al-Tanbour hill in the northeastern countryside of the coastal Lattakia province after eliminating all of the terrorists’ hideouts there, a military source said on Thursday.

A number of the terrorists’ vehicles were destroyed in the course of the operation, in addition to amounts of weapons and ammunition.

This new gain is considered an important step towards taking control of the nearby Jib al-Ahmar village, that is a main stronghold for the terrorist organizations operating in the outskirts of al-Ghab plain in Hama province and the southern countryside of Jisr al-Shughour in Idleb province.

Early this week, the army started a military operation in those areas that is aimed at cutting off the terrorist organizations’ supply routes.

Army units killed a number of terrorists, injured others and destroyed their arms and munitions during concentrated operations against their dens and gatherings in Salma, al-Hamrat crossroad, Barzeh, Arafeet, Taumeh and Abu Reesheh to the north east of Lattakia countryside.

Meanwhile, the army’s air force targeted terrorists’ dens in Dweir al-Akrad village on the border between Lattakia and Idleb provinces, leaving a number of terrorists dead and several of their vehicles and weapons destroyed.

Homs

ISIS terrorists killed in Palmyra countryside

The army destroyed an armored vehicle and two pickups equipped with machine-guns in Kisin, killing terrorists in Izz Eddin, al-Quneitrat and al-Mashjar al-Janoubi in Homs northern countryside.

earlier, the army’s air Force destroyed hideouts and vehicles equipped with machineguns of various calibers for ISIS terrorists in Wadi al- Mask in the countryside of Palmyra in Homs province.

The army’s air force targeted ISIS terrorists’ gatherings to the east of al-Shumra Mountains in Palmyra countryside, the source added.

Army units destroyed an armored vehicle and two vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns in Kisin and eliminated many terrorists in Ezzeddin, al-Kneitrat and al-Mashjar al-Janoubi in the northern countryside of Homs.

Hama

Jaish al-Fateh’s hideouts and vehicles destroyed

The army air force raided the terrorist organizations hideouts and movements in the villages and towns of al-Sarmaniyeh, Qaston, Zayzoun al-Jadideh, al-Tanjarah, al-Kahera and at the surroundings of Zayzoun Station, in al-Ghab Plain in the central province of Hama.

The army strikes resulted in the demolishing of terrorists’ vehicles equipped with machineguns and the killing and injuring of member of the so-called Jaish al-Fateh.

A number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed in army airstrikes in the villages of al-Mansoura, al-Inkawi, Qleidin and Tal Zajram.

On Wednesday, terrorist organizations admitted the killing of the so called leader of “Sukour al-Ghab Gathering” nicknamed Jamil Raadoun.

Idleb

The army air force staged airstrikes against dens and positions of the so-called “Jaish al-Fatih” in the countryside of the northern province.

A military source told SANA that the army air force carried out strikes against positions of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in the villages and towns of al-Hamidyia, Khashir, Um Jarin, al-Majas, al-Tir’aa, Qari’a al-Ghazal and Abu al-Dohour in the eastern countryside of the province.

The source added that a number of terrorists were killed in the strikes and others were injured and a number of their vehicles were destroyed, some of which were equipped with heavy machineguns and loaded with arms and ammunition.

Meanwhile, Takfiri terrorist organizations admitted on their pages on the social networking websites that one of the self-claimed leaders of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization Mohammad Abdul-Mun’aim Razzouq was killed, in addition to many other terrorists.

The army also staged strikes against dens of terrorists in the villages and towns of Kansafra, Jidrayia, Mhambel, and al-Sahin in Ariha area in the southern countryside of the province, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others.

Meanwhile, heavy losses were inflicted upon terrorist organizations in the arms and personnel in airstrikes staged by the army air force against their hotbeds and positions in the village of Frieke, and the sugar factory in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughour.

A number of terrorists were killed in al-Kfeir in the countryside.

Aleppo

46 terrorists killed in Old Aleppo

The army destroyed a tunnel with all terrorists inside in Suleiman al-Halabi region in Aleppo.

Earlier, an army unit killed at least 46 terrorists and destroyed an armored vehicle and a 23 mm caliber gun in a special operation against terrorists’ positions in al-Sayyed Ali area in Old Aleppo.

Numbers of terrorists of the so-called “al-Jabha al-Shamiyeh” and “Ahrar al-Sham Movement” were also killed and many weapons and ammunition were destroyed during army operations in the neighborhoods of al-Rashidin, Bab al-Hadid, al-Kastillo, al-Lairamoun, Bani Zaid, Bustan al-Basha and Bustan al-Qassr in Aleppo city.

In the northern countryside of Aleppo province, army units targeted movements and supply routes of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the villages and towns of Tal Msibin, Bianoun, Hayan, Hreitan, Handrat Camp, Ritian and the area surrounding Bashkoui.

The operations left many terrorists dead and their vehicles, including those equipped with machine guns, destroyed.

On the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo city, an army unit killed a number of terrorists and injured others as it targeted their gatherings in Khan al-Assal village.

Meanwhile, in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, vehicles of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were destroyed and many of its members were killed or injured in the area surrounding the Air Force Academy.

Daraa

An army unit killed terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and destroyed their arms at the western neighborhood of Bosra al-Sham in the eastern countryside of Daraa Province.

Damascus countryside

The army destroyed a factory for manufacturing explosive devices and a rocket launcher of the armed terrorist organizations in Eatern al-Ghouta in Damascus countryside.

The army targeted dens of the so-called “Islam army” terrorist organization in Douma, destroying 4 vehicles near Ashefouniya to the East of Douma.

During the army’s operations, Libyan terrorist Abdul-Jabar al-Faitouri, Palestinians Khaled al-Haiya, Said al-Assadi and Malik Khawam were killed.

A unit of the army also destroyed two cars for terrorists and killed many of them, including Iraqi terrorist Muheiddin Sa’adoun Jbouri, Atef al-Tilawi and Bilal Hamada near Abu Baker mosque in Zamalka.
In Harasta, another army unit destroyed a cannon and killed terrorists Khaled al-Chami, Nudal al-Za’em and Mohammad Halbouni near Akil mosque.

Two-Day Ceasefire Begins in Several Syrian Towns

TEHRAN (FNA)- A 48-hour ceasefire began at 6a.m. Thursday in several towns in the Northwestern and Western parts of Syria along the border with Lebanon, including Zabadani.

The location of the ceasefire includes the town of Zabadani in Reef (the countryside of) Damascus and two Shiite villages of Fuaa and Kafraya in Idlib province.

The ceasefire was announced in Zabadani while the terrorists have been surrounded by the Syrian army and resistance forces one and a half kilometers from the city center.

The local ceasefires happen from time to time in parts of Syria to allow humanitarian aid to be delivered.

Syrian Air Raids Target ISIL in Palmyra Countryside

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian air strikes targeted positions of the ISIL Takfiri militants in the countryside of Palmyra in Homs province on Thursday.

The air raids destroyed hideouts and vehicles equipped with machineguns of various calibers belonging to the ISIL terrorists in Wadi al- Mask in the countryside of Palmyra.

The Syrian warplanes also bombed the ISIL terrorists’ concentration centers to the East of al-Shumra Mountains in Palmyra countryside.

Syrian Army Controls Lattakia Hill, kills 46 Gunmen in Aleppo

The Syrian army continued targeting terrorists’ hideouts and positions on Thursday, destroying their vehicles and equipment and leaving many of them dead or injured, state-run SANA news agency reported.

In Homs, army’s air Force destroyed hideouts and vehicles equipped with machineguns of various calibers for ISIS terrorists in Wadi al-Mask in the countryside of Palmyra in Homs province.

The army’s air force targeted assembly points of the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) takfiri group to the east of al-Shumra Mountains in Palmyra countryside, the source added.

In Hama, the army air force raided the terrorist organizations hideouts and movements in the villages and towns of al-Sarmaniyeh, Qaston, Zayzoun al-Jadideh, al-Tanjarah, al-Kahera and at the surroundings of Zayzoun Station, in al-Ghab Plain in the central province of Hama.

The army strikes resulted in the demolishing of terrorists’ vehicles equipped with machineguns and the killing and injuring of member of the so-called Jaish al-Fateh, a military source told SANA Thursday.

On Wednesday, terrorist organizations admitted the killing of the leader of the so-called “Sukour al-Ghab Gathering,” nicknamed Jamil Raadoun.

In Idleb, the army air force staged airstrikes against dens and positions of the so-called “Jaish al-Fatih” in the countryside of the northern province.

A military source told SANA that the army air force carried out strikes against positions of al-Nusra Front and other terrorist organizations in the villages and towns of al-Hamidyia, Khashir, Um Jarin, al-Majas, al-Tir’aa, Qari’a al-Ghazal and Abu al-Dohour in the eastern countryside of the province.

The source added that a number of terrorists were killed in the strikes and others were injured and a number of their vehicles were destroyed, some of which were equipped with heavy machineguns and loaded with arms and ammunition.

Meanwhile, takfiri terrorist organizations admitted on their pages on the social networking websites that one of the self-claimed leaders of al-Nusra Front terrorist organization Mohammad Abdul-Mun’aim Razzouq was killed, in addition to many other terrorists.

The army also staged strikes against dens of terrorists in the villages and towns of Kansafra, Jidrayia, Mhambel, and al-Sahin in Ariha area in the southern countryside of the province, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others.

Meanwhile, heavy losses were inflicted upon terrorist organizations in the arms and personnel in airstrikes staged by the army air force against their hotbeds and positions in the village of Frieke, and the sugar factory in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughour.

In Aleppo, an army unit killed 46 terrorists in al-Sayyed Ali area in Aleppo city.

In Lattakia, army units established control over Rweiset Jouret al-Tanbour hill at the axis of Jeb Al-Ahmar in the northeastern countryside of Lattakia, after destroying terrorists’ hideouts

In Daraa, an army unit killed a number of al-Nusra terrorists destroyed their arms at the western neighborhood of Bosra al-Sham in the eastern countryside of Daraa Province.

Syria has been grappling with a deadly crisis since March 2011. The violence fuelled by Takfiri groups has so far claimed the lives of over 230,000 people, according to reports. New figures show that over 76,000 people, including thousands of children, lost their lives in Syria last year.

Over 3.8 million Syrians have left their country since the beginning of the crisis. According to reports, more than seven million Syrians have become internally displaced.