Army advances further in Toloul al-Safa in Sweida, kills terrorists in Hama countryside

Provinces – Army units in Sweida advanced more along the line of Ard Qa’a al-Banat to the northwest of Toloul al-Safa and established control over more areas in the depth of the rough cliffs after fierce clashes with Daesh terrorists. The army killed scores of terrorists including 10 snipers.

SANA said Saturday that the advance in the aforementioned line allows the army units to establish control by fire of the last water pool utilized by the terrorists, clarifying that the army units consolidated presence in the controlled areas.

Meanwhile, SANA said an army unit destroyed with artillery strikes a den for ‘al-Ezza Battalions’ terrorists on the outskirts of Hesraya town, killing a number of terrorists, among them Khaled Mohammad al-Mahmoud.

SANA indicated that an army unit clashed with terrorist groups from Jabhat al-Nusra and the ‘Turkistan Party’ which used to rig houses and public facilities with explosives near al-Hweiz town in Hama northern countryside.

A number of terrorists were killed and others injured during the clashes.

PFLP-GC asserts the need to foil ‘deal of century’


The Palestinian cause turned into a humanitarian issue at the negotiation table as a result of the violation of Palestinian principles and rights over the past twenty-five years, The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) said in statement released on the 25th anniversary of the catastrophic Oslo Accords.

The statement, obtained by the Syriatimes e-newspaper, said that the switch from the principle of national liberation movement to bets on US policies and negotiations that include no strong points in order to solve the conflict with Zionist enemy has opened infinite hole in the Palestinian situation.

“Among the outcomes of this hole is the ‘deal of century’ that resulted in the US administration’s attempts to abort the right of return and to end the UNRWA funding and proposing the creation of a Palestinian-Jordanian confederation,” the statement added.

It underlined the need to foil the ‘deal of century’ and to return of the principle of national liberation movement.

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Russia Vows to Wipe out Terrorist-Run Drone Assembly Workshops in Idlib

BERLIN- Russia has information where the terrorists assemble drones in Idlib and it will be eliminating these underground workshops, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting of the German-Russian forum on Friday, Itar Tass reported.

"We have intelligence information where drones are assembled in Idlib from components smuggled there," he said. "As soon as we get such information, we will be eliminating such underground workshops that make lethal weapons."

"What some describe as the beginning of a Russia-supported offensive by the Syrian army is malicious distortion of facts. Both the Syrian forces and we merely react to hit-and-run raids from Idlib," Lavrov said. "It is very hard to detect drones with ordinary air defense weapons. Many of them are made of wood and cannot be seen on radar screens."

Scores of Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Hama, Idleb and Sweida killed by Army

Provinces – Army units on Thursday inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra terror organization spread in the countryside of Idleb and Hama Province.

SANA said that an army unit targeted with concentrated blows a terrorist group fortified in cliffs and targeting the surrounding area of al-Massasina town in the northern countryside of the Province with sniper shots, killing all of its members including the terrorist Suleiman Ali.

In the countryside of Idleb, an army unit carried out concentrated operations on movements and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists at the outskirts of al-Tamania town, destroying a position and killing all the terrorists inside.

Washington’s Policies in Syria Lead World towards Edge of the Abyss: Zakharova

MOSCOW- US actions in Syria are leading the world to the brink of an abyss, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news briefing on Thursday, Itar Tass reported.

"We see the current events involving Syria as an attempt by the Americans to test a new mechanism of maintaining their own world supremacy," she said. "Its gist is to create some kind of strike coalition of the leading western powers with the aim to demonstrate force and determination to press for military solutions of problems emerging in this or that part of the world."

Zakharova said that "a policy like this undermines the existing world order, which has up to now relied on the UN Charter."