In the Last 24 Hours: Army Lays Siege to Tahrir Al-Sham’s Bastion in Southern Idlib

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army continued its military operations in Northern Hama, and laid siege on a main stronghold of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) from two different directions in Southern Idlib.

The Syrian Army units continued their clashes with Tahrir al-Sham terrorists after taking full control of the town of Jisat in Northern Hama. The Damascus Army regained control over Savameh Jisat and Damion Farms after inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists.

The Arabic-language website of the Russian Sputnik News Agency, meantime, reported that the Syrian Army, in its recent advances in Northern Hama, has laid siege on the town of al-Hobait, one of main bastions of Tahrir al-Sham in Southern Idlib, from the Southern and Western directions.

A battlefield source also noted that the strategic town of al-Hobait is considered the intersection of Eastern, Northern and Northwestern parts of Hama. Al-Hobait is also the supply line and a passage for logistical aid to the terrorists in Khan Sheikoun.

The terrorist groups have built complex underground tunnel networks in Khan Sheikhoun and its surrounding farms in recent years.

In a relevant development on Thursday, the Syrian army forces continued military operations in Northern Hama, regaining control of several regions and reaching the strategic town of al-Habit in the Southern part of Idlib province.

The Syrian army troops, backed by artillery fire, engaged in heavy clashes with Tahrir al-Sham militants in Northwestern Hama, recapturing the town of al-Sakhar and Tal al-Sakhar.

Meantime, sources reported that the army forces have gained control over the town of al-Jaisat in Northern Hama near the border with Idlib province, adding that they have approached the town of al-Habit in Southern Idlib, one of the terrorists’ strategic bases.

Army Paralyzing Terrorists Deep Inside Bases in Northern Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- The terrorist groups sustained heavy losses and casualties in the Syrian and Russian military operations on their bases in Northern Syria, media sources said Friday.

The Syrian Army has managed to regain control of tens of regions in Northern and Northwestern Hama stretching towards the administrative borders with Idlib province, including several strategic bases of the terrorists, after the latter set up a joint operation room, reinforced their military positions, built tunnels and were equipped with modern weapons, Sham News website reported.

Syrian military expert Ali Maqsoud said that the terrorist groups have been badly disarrayed after the Syrian Army’s rapid advances in Northern Hama which was supported by the Russian Air Force, and as their lines and strategic positions in Northern Syria, including the strategic town of Khan Sheikhoun along Damascus-Aleppo Road in Idlib Province, were destroyed.

Maqsoud noted that the Syrian Army killed a large number of terrorists and destroyed their military vehicles in ambush operations in al-Arabaeen and al-Zuka towns and the strategic town of Hasraya in Northern Hama that was a main depot of the militants’ US-made arms and military equipment.

In a relevant development earlier on Friday, the Syrian Army continued its military operations in Northern Hama, and laid siege on a main stronghold of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) from two different directions in Southern Idlib.

The Syrian Army units continued their clashes with Tahrir al-Sham terrorists after taking full control of the town of Jisat in Northern Hama. The Damascus Army regained control over Savameh Jisat and Damion Farms after inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists.

The Arabic-language website of the Russian Sputnik News Agency, meantime, reported that the Syrian Army, in its recent advances in Northern Hama, has laid siege on the town of al-Hobait, one of main bastions of Tahrir al-Sham in Southern Idlib, from the Southern and Western directions.

A battlefield source also noted that the strategic town of al-Hobait is considered the intersection of Eastern, Northern and Northwestern parts of Hama. Al-Hobait is also the supply line and a passage for logistical aid to the terrorists in Khan Sheikoun.

The terrorist groups have built complex underground tunnel networks in Khan Sheikhoun and its surrounding farms in recent years.

ISIL’s Military Convoys Destroyed in Syrian Army’s Ground, Air Raids Near Palmyra

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army’s air and ground forces pounded the ISIL’s movements and military convoys in Badiyeh (desert) Homs and in the surrounding areas of Palmyra in Eastern Homs, inflicting heavy losses on the terrorist group.

The Syrian Army troops engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL terrorists near T3 Station and Avirez Dam in Eastern Badiyeh in Eastern Homs, killing and injuring a number of them.

The Syrian air force also pounded the ISIL’s movements near Badiyeh Palmyra and al-Saneh around Abu Rajmin Mountain, Humeimeh region, Avirez Dam to the provincial border with Deir Ezzur, inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists.

A battlefield source, meantime, said that the Syrian Army’s air and ground forces destroyed several military convoys of the ISIL in Palmyra’s Badiyeh and in Eastern Sukhneh as they were moving towards the Syrian Army positions.

In a relevant development in June, the Arabic-language al-Mayadeen Television news network reported that the ISIL backed by the US troops stationed in al-Tanf region had heightened its movements against the Syrian Army in Eastern Badiyeh of Homs province.

Al-Mayadeen, meantime, pointed to the massive spread of terrorists in the surrounding areas of Jabal al-Bashri in Southeastern Raqqa and al-Dafineh in Southern Deir Ezzur and between Palmyra desert and Al-Sukhneh and the surrounding areas of al-Tanf in Eastern Homs, and said that the ISIL’s movements have taken place in line with US’ objectives to exert pressure on the Syrian Army and its allies in Syria.