Syrian Army Controls Border with Jordan

August 10, 2017
Syrian army advancing towards Palmyra

Syrian army and allies controlled on Thursday all posts on the border with Jordan in the southeastern province of Suwayda.

Hezbollah Military Media Center reported that the allied forces controlled the 154th and 143rd border-garrison along with many other prominent positions in Suwayda’s southeastern countryside near the border with Jordan.

Meanwhile, SANA news agency reported that the Syrian army, backed by allies, liberated about 1300 square kilometers and established full control over Tal Assadi, Tal Jarin, Tal al-Rayahin and Bir al-Sabouni, after eliminating the last gatherings of ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Suwayda countryside.

The agency quoetd its reporter as saying that Syrian army units combed the area completely and dismantled the mines and IEDs and fixed their points in it and began to expand their operation in chasing the terrorists in the direction of Bir al-Sout.

Source: Hezbollah Military Media Center

 

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 A.M.) – The Islamic State’s (ISIL) last stronghold, Ma’adan, in the southeastern countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate is on the verge of falling to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), a military source told Al-Masdar on Wednesday night.

According to the military source, the Islamic State has already begun evacuating Ma’adan and moving many of their fighters to the Deir Ezzor Governorate, where they hope to fend off the Syrian military’s future assault.

For the Syrian Army, the liberation of Ma’adan will allow their forces to enter the Deir Ezzor Governorate’s northern axis  for the first time in years.

 

Unfortunately, the road to Deir Ezzor City will ongoing get tougher once they cross the provincial border, as the governorate’s northern terrain is rather rough and difficult to navigate through.
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