Sunday, July 29

"Breaking News: Syrian Army strikes several jihadist sites in southern Idlib"

[Pundita note: The SAA strikes were launched Saturday night, despite the wording of the first paragraph in the following report; the 11:45 PM timestamp has to refer to last night. Also, see this 7/28 report from FARS: "Arab Daily: Terrorist Commanders in Idlib Lose Trust in Turkey." ]

July 29, 2018
By Leith Aboufadel

Al Masdar News (AMN)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has launched a number of strikes against the jihadist rebels in southern Idlib, tonight, a military source told Al-Masdar News.

According to the source, the Syrian Arab Army’s 11th Tank Division struck the defenses of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham around the strategic town of Khan Sheikhoun.

The source added that the Syrian Arab Army also targeted Jaysh Al-Izza’s positions along the main road between the towns of Al-Tah and Al-Tamanah in southern Idlib.

The Syrian Arab Army had been reportedly monitoring the jihadist rebels in this area for several hours before targeting their positions with a plethora of missiles and artillery shells.



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