In the Last 24 Hours: Army Preparing for Idlib Operation as Terrorists Refuse to Leave Demilitarized Zone

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Damascus Army plans to deploy more heavy arms in the demilitarized zone in Northern and Northwestern Syria on Tuesday to pave the ground for a large-scale operation against terrorists in case they insist on remaining in the region.

The Syria Army detected terrorists’ bases and positions, in which heavy weapons are deployed in Idlib province.

The army has specified the strongholds of heavy arms, tanks, cannons, missiles and mortar launchers in demilitarized zone mentioned in Sochi Agreement.

Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over the past 24 hours.

Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria.

Idlib

The Syrian Army plans to deploy more heavy arms in the demilitarized zone in Northern and Northwestern Syria on Tuesday to pave the ground for a large-scale operation against terrorists in case they insist on remaining in the region.

The army detected terrorists’ bases and positions, in which heavy weapons are deployed in Idlib province.

The army has specified the strongholds of heavy arms, tanks, cannons, missiles and mortar launchers in demilitarized zone mentioned in Sochi Agreement.

In the meantime, a field commander said that the terrorists are still reinvigorating their positions and are dispatching more military hardware to the demilitarized zone, adding the terrorists have continued targeting the Syrian army, and government forces are ready to counter them.

The commander said that a group of Ajnad al-Sham, deployed near a Turkish monitoring post in the small town of Sarman, pounded the Syrian Army positions in the town of Kafraya in Eastern Idlib, pursued by a heavy fight between the army and the terrorists.

Deir Ezzur

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has entered talks with ISIL in Eastern Deir Ezzur to release its captives in return for allowing aid cargoes to the terrorist group, a militant-affiliated news website reported on Tuesday.

Orient news website reported that talks between ISIL and SDF are underway in Deir Ezzur, adding that the talks are over releasing SDF’s captives by the ISIL in return for food convoys to ISIL-held regions by the SDF.

If agreed, the US-backed militia should also establish a safe corridor in Eastern Deir Ezzur for the ISIL, according to the report.

Raqqa

Tens of families have fled refugee camps run by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in Raqqa province and headed towards Aleppo and Idlib provinces, a Syrian paper reported on Tuesday.

Syria’s state-run al-Watan daily reported that over 40 families, settled in the refugee camps West of Raqqa city that is under SDF’s control, have left for Aleppo and Idlib provinces.

It further said that the refugees’ flee is due to the SDF’s pressure on the camps’ residents to force them to join the SDF and also dire living conditions.

Other sources reported that residents in the SDF-held regions are living in fear as robberies from trade centers and residential units have been rising in the region.

Hama-Aleppo

Terrorists that refused to leave the demilitarized zone in Northern and Northwestern Syria continued to target the Syrian army troops in Hama and Aleppo province on Tuesday a week after the deadline called by the Sochi Agreement.

Syria’s state-run al-Watan paper reported that the army units repelled terrorists attack on a road connecting Khirbet al-Naqous to al-Mashari’a in Western Hama, inflicting heavy casualties on them.

It further said that the army’s artillery units targeted the movements of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) in Wadi al-Dorat region, in the village of Abu Ra’eidah in Northern Hama and in the village of al-Hawash in Western Hama, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

The terrorist groups in Western Aleppo launched missile attacks on a bazaar in Share’a al-Nil in Aleppo, injuring a child and inflicting losses on them.

The terrorists have still remained in the demilitarized zone a week after the October 15 deadline specified in the Sochi Agreement.

Syrian Army Bombards Al-Qaeda Positions in Northern Aleppo

In response to Al-Qaeda attacks on the residential areas in Aleppo this night, the Syrian army targeted Al-Qaeda positions in northern Aleppo. Al-Qaeda and many other terrorist groups operate freely in northern Aleppo and Idlib under the official protection of Erdogan’s regime in Turkey.

One Week Ago: Tiger Forces Near Idlib

Turkey-Protected Terrorist Groups Renew Attacks on Residential Areas in Aleppo

Under the protection of Erdogan’s regime, the Islamist terrorist groups in northern Aleppo continue to attack the residential areas in the city. Eight civilians were injured. The Syrian army responded and targeted the sites from which the terrorist missiles were fired.

Tens of Civilians Leave Idlib for Syrian Army Positions via Humanitarian Corridor

TEHRAN (FNA)- A sum of 300 civilians left terrorist-held regions in Idlib province for the regions controlled by the Syrian Army after reopening of Abu al-Dhohour passageway South-East of the province, a state-run Russian news agency reported on Wednesday.

The Arabic-language website of Sputnik reported that the Syrian official in cooperation with the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria have reopened Abu al-Dhohour humanitarian corridor for those civilians that intended to leave terrorist-held regions in Idlib.

It further said that a sum of 300 civilians, mostly women and children, have been evacuated to the army-controlled regions via Abu al-Dhohour.

The report went on to say that the terrorists were preventing civilians from leaving Idlib.

It said that the Syrian and Russian forces will possibly open new corridors in Qala al-Madhiq and Morek in Northern Hama.

Al-Watan pointed to the failure of Turkey in expelling terrorists from the demilitarized zone, and said that the Syrian Army’s artillery units pounded the movements of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at terrorists that tried to prevail over the army’s positions in al-Latamina region in Northeastern Hama and in the village of al-Zarzour in Southeastern Idlib.

A number of Tahrir al-Sham terrorists were killed or wounded in the army’s artillery attack.

Analysts believe that the Syrian Army is likely to conduct military operation in Northern and Northwestern parts of the country as terrorist groups have showed no intention to leave the demilitarized zone.

Terrorists Intensify Attacks on Syrian Army Positions in Demilitarized Zone in North

TEHRAN (FNA)- Terrorist groups, deployed in Northern and Northwestern Syria continued attacking Damascus forces’ strongholds in Idlib, Aleppo and Hama provinces in violation of the Sochi Agreement, a Russian media outlet reported on Wednesday.

The Arabic-language website of Sputnik reported that terrorists of Horas al-Deen, deployed near Turkish monitoring posts in al-Sarman region in Eastern Idlib, targeted the army’s positions in the town of Ajaz.

In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units pounded terrorists’ positons of Horas al-Deen in al-Sarman.

Meanwhile, Syria’s al-Watan daily reported that the army has targeted terrorists’ positions in Hama, Aleppo and Lattakia provinces after the terrorists opened fire at the government forces.

Terrorists have been launching an increasing number of attacks on the army from the demilitarized zone in recent days.

Al-Watan pointed to the failure of Turkey in expelling terrorists from the demilitarized zone, and said that the Syrian Army’s artillery units pounded the movements of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at terrorists that tried to prevail over the army’s positions in al-Latamina region in Northeastern Hama and in the village of al-Zarzour in Southeastern Idlib.

A number of Tahrir al-Sham terrorists were killed or wounded in the army’s artillery attack.

Analysts believe that Syrian Army is likely to conduct military operation in Northern and Northwestern parts of the country as terrorist groups have showed no intention to leave the demilitarized zone.

Syrian Army Repels ISIL’s Heavy Offensives in Homs, Deir Ezzur Provinces

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops, backed up by the country’s Air forces, managed to fend off ISIL’s heavy attacks near Palmyra and in Eastern Deir Ezzur on Wednesday.

The army men engaged in fierce clashes with a group of ISIL terrorists South-East of the town of al-Sukhnah, North-East of Palmyra (Tadmur) city in Eastern Homs and managed to ward off their attack, inflicting major losses on them.

In the meantime, the fighter jets pounded ISIL’s movements near Aweiraz Dam and T2 Oil Pumping Station and near a border region between Deir Ezzur and Homs’s Eastern desert, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists.

Other units of the army engaged in a tough battle with ISIL near the town of Mou Hassan on the Western Banks of the Euphrates River and repelled their attack.

On Monday, the Syrian Air Force carried out a fresh round of combat flights over ISIL’s positions and movements in Eastern Homs on Monday, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

The fighter jets pounded ISIL’s movements near Aweiraz Dam and also in a region between Deir Ezzur and Homs border in the Eastern desert of Palmyra in Eastern Homs, killing and wounding a large number of terrorists and destroying their military hardware.

In the meantime, a sum of 175 militants that had laid down arms in Homs, received government amnesty and returned to normal life in line with a nationwide peace plan across the country.