Syria in the Last 24 Hours

Armed Forces hoist Syrian flag over Nassib border crossing with Jordan in southern Daraa

6 July، 2018
Daraa, SANA

The Armed Forces hoisted the Syrian flag over the Nassib border crossing with Jordan in the southern countryside of Daraa province, a military source announced on Friday.

The reclamation of Nassib border crossing, which is 15 km away from Daraa city, is a main transport and economic hub, after approximately three years is a major strategic achievement, and it adds up to the series of defeats for terrorists in the southern region.

SANA’s war correspondent said that during the past 24 hours, Syrian Arab Army units have established control over the town of al-Nu’aima and the Radar Battalion.

A field commander said that establishing control over the town of Saida cut off the supply lines of terrorists who were near Nassib border crossing, and that establishing control over al-Nu’aima led to the forces in Daraa city making contact with the forces advancing from the eastern countryside.

Another field commander said the operations in Daraa’s eastern countryside are carried out according to a precise plan, using various types of firepower with support by infantry and tank forces, and proceeding at a rapid pace, adding that with these most recent achievements the army has reclaimed around 95% of the eastern countryside of Daraa.

Regarding the operation which resulted in establishing control over the Radar Battalion, another field commander said that as soon as the army established control over al-Nu’aima, preparations to storm the Battalion from several directions began, killing many of the terrorists who had barricaded themselves inside it.

Hazem Sabbagh

The army recovers the town of Naima and continues its operations to end the terrorist presence in the eastern countryside of Daraa

Agreement reached in Bosra al-Cham for ceasefire and handing over weapons to the state

6 July، 2018
Daraa, SANA

SANA war correspondent reported on Friday evening that an agreement reached between Syrian Government and terrorist groups in Bosra al-Cham city.

The correspondent said the agreement stipulates for starting a ceasefire and for terrorists to hand over heavy and medium weapons in all cities and towns.

The agreement stipulates for resolving the legal status of militants who wish to remain in the area, and for the terrorists that reject the settlement to leave with their families to Idleb.

The correspondent went on to say that the agreement stipulates for the Syrian state taking control of all observation points on the entirety of the Syrian-Jordanian borders, as well as the return of displaced people to their cities and towns along with the return of state establishments to them after terrorists leave.

More to come…

Army Responds to Attack by Nusra Front in the Vicinity of the City of Al-Baath

Quneitra-Sana Arabic

A unit of the Syrian Arab Army confronted an attack by Nusra Front on one of the military points in the vicinity of the Baath city in Quneitra. The clashes ended with high casualties among the terrorists.

In recent weeks, Nusra Front and groups affiliated with its leadership have received more support from the Israel, and this support has been translated into more frequent terrorist attacks on villages and towns with missiles and machine guns.

Earlier in the day, terrorist groups renewed rocket attacks on houses in the city of Al-Baath and Khan Arnabah in Quneitra. The Syrian Arab Army responded to the sources of the firing of artillery shells at the points barricaded terrorists in the village of Hamidiya to the southwest of the town of Khan Arnabeh.

Some of the villages and towns of Quneitra still have terrorist groups who receive logistical and armament support from the Israel.