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Syrian Army Repels Nusra Militants’ Attack on Abu Al-Dhuhour Airbase in Idlib

(FNA) ~ The Syrian ground and air forces, in a joint counter-assault operation, pushed back the terrorists of al-Nusra Front from Abu al-Dhuhour airbase’s nearby areas, informed sources said.

The sources said that the Syrian ground forces and defenders of Abu al-Dhuhour airbase confronted massive offensive of the Nusra Front militants to capture the airbase, and then in a counter-attack pushed them back and killed dozens of them.

The sources said the Syrian air force’s airstrike on terrorists’ concentrations and vehicles in the surroundings of the airport of Abu al-Dhuhour airbase resulted in the killing or wounding tens of the militants.

The Syrian warplanes also destroyed hideouts of terrorists from “Al-Fateh Army” terrorist in the surrounding areas of Kheshir, al-Majas, and al-Bwayder in Abu al-Duhour Area.

Also on Monday, military sources said that the Syrian Army successfully repelled the rebel groups’ massive attack against Abu al-Dhuhour airbase in the Eastern part of Idlib province.

Al-Nusra Front and Jund al-Aqsa terrorist group launched a massive offensive at the isolated Abu Al-Dhuhour Military Airbase in the Idlib Governorate, but they did not succeed the battle and fled the fighting area after sustaining heavy losses.


Syrian Army Retakes Khirbat Naqous in Counter-Attack in Al-Ghaab Plains

(FNA) ~ The Syrian Forces stormed the strongholds of terrorist groups in al-Ghaab plains in Hama province and seized full control over the town of Khirbat Naqous, military sources said.

The sources said that the Syrian Army’s 87th Brigade of the 11th Tank Division alongside the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) launched another offensive in the Al-Ghaab Plains to recapture the territory they lost three days ago to the conglomerate of al-Qaeda affiliates “Jeish Al-Fateh”.

The offensive started off successfully, as the Syrian forces recaptured the town of Khirbat Naqous after fierce clashes with the two largest factions in Jeish Al-Fateh: Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham and Al-Nusra Front.

Last week, sources said that the Syrian Army launched massive attacks against the rebel positions in al-Ghaab plains in Hama province, and retook control over Jubb al-Zarzur hilltop after killing over 20 militants.

The Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces, in coordination with the 87th Brigade of the 11th Tank Division, the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), and Liwaa Assoud al-Jabal (Lions of the Mountain Brigade), continued their offensive inside the Northern countryside of the al-Ghaab Plains, capturing more territory from the rebels of Jeish al-Fateh, sources said.


Syrian Army Destroys DAESH’s Hideouts in Homs Province

(FNA) ~ The Syrian air force in an air assault destroyed the hideouts and the concentration centers of the Takfiri terrorists in Homs province, killing tens of militants.

The ISIL terrorists were killed in the Syrian warplanes airstrikes in the city of al-Qaryatain in Homs province.

Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more injured in the Syrian airstrikes on their positions in al-Qaryatain city.

Meantime, a Syrian army unit targeted a convoy of vehicles used by the ISIL in the area surrounding al-Zakara valley in Palmyra’s countryside, destroying a number of vehicles and killing and injuring a number of terrorists.

Also in the past 24 hours, a high-profile hacker and recruiter for the ISIL terrorist group was killed in the province of Reqqa.

Junaid Hussein was killed in an airstrike on the ISIL’s gas station in Reqqa.

Hussein, a key computer expert was responsible for the recent release of personally identifying information on about 1,300 US military and government employees and sought to inspire violence against US service members.

Hussain was a Pakistani-born hacker who lived in Birmingham, England before fleeing to join the ISIL in Syria.

Also, informed sources in the Northern province of Aleppo said that the rebel groups’ massive assault on the Syrian army’s positions in Aleppo failed and the rebels fled the battlefront after leaving at least 20 members killed.

The sources said that Al-Nusra Front rebels and their affiliates attempted to break-through the Syrian Armed Forces’ frontline at the Al-Zahra Association Quarter for the third time in four days; however, their assault proved unsuccessful and costly, as the Syrian Armed Forces repelled the attack and killed over 20 terrorists.

In the meantime, military sources said that the Syrian Army defended its positions against large-scale offensive of the rebel groups in the nearby areas of Bashkoy, and killed almost 70 terrorists in its counter-attack.

The sources disclosed that massive attacks of the Fateh Halab rebel group, led by Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham and Harakat Nour Al-Deen Al-Zinki, were confronted by the Syrian army men, who killed approximately 70 militants in the fighting.

Elsewhere, the foreign-backed militants were targeted in Syrian air raids in many areas across the Northern Province of Idlib on Thursday.

The air strikes targeted positions of terrorists of the so-called “Jeish al-Fath” in the countryside of Idlib.

A military source said the air raids hit positions of al-Nusra Front and other terrorist groups 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 Idlib.

The source added that a large group of terrorists were killed and injured in the air strikes.

Meanwhile, Takfiri terrorist groups confirmed on their social media pages that a number of terrorists were killed. Mohammad Abdul-Mun’aim Razzouq, one of the leaders of al-Nusra Front, was among the dead terrorists.

Air raids also hit hideouts of terrorists in the villages and towns of Kansafra, Jidrayia, Mhambel, and al-Sahin in Ariha area in the Southern countryside of Idlib, killing a number of terrorists and injuring several others.

The Syrian warplanes also bombed terrorists’ positions in the village of Frieke, and the sugar factory in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughour, inflicting heavy losses on them.

Meantime, the Syrian fighter jets bombed positions of terrorists of the so-called “Jeish al-Fath” in the Central province of Hama.

The air strikes targeted terrorists’ hideouts and movements in the villages and towns of al-Sarmaniyeh, Qaston, Zayzoun al-Jadideh, al-Tanjarah, al-Kahera and at the vicinity of Zayzoun Station, in al-Ghab Plain in Hama.

Terrorists of the so-called “Jeish al-Fath” were killed and injured in the air raids.


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