Army kills scores of terrorists, destroys their positions in Hama and Idleb countryside

Hama - Army units operating in Hama countryside conducted intense strikes against positions and the axes from which terrorist groups infiltrate towards military posts and safe villages in new breach of the de-escalation zone agreement in Idleb.

SANA said that army units carried out precise bombardments against positions of terrorist groups on the outskirts of Mourek town in retaliation to their attacks against the safe villages and towns in the northern countryside.

SANA added that a number of terrorists were killed in the bombardments and others were injured and their positions were destroyed.

Tehran Reaffirms Support for Syria in Reconstruction, Fight against Terrorism

 TEHRAN, (ST)- Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri has reaffirmed his country's support for Syria in the fight against Terrorism and in reconstruction.

During his meeting on Wednesday with Syria's Ambassador in Tehran Adnan Mahmoud, Jahangiri hailed Syria's victories over terrorist organizations, stressing that Iran will keep supporting Syria till complete victory is achieved.

He also affirmed that the Iranian private sector will effectively take part in Syria's reconstruction era.

Current Situation in Syria's Idlib Rapidly Deteriorating: Zakharova

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday that "the current situation around Idlib is of serious concern. The situation in this de-escalation zone is rapidly deteriorating. The territory has actually been taken under the full control of militants from the al-Nusra alliance Hayat Tahrir al-Sham". She added that the militants' provocations posed serious danger to civilians and Syrian troops in the area, as well as to the Russian Hmeymim air base, Sputnik reported.

Jordan Appoints New Charge d'Affairs at Its Embassy in Damascus

AMMAN, (ST)- Jordanian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that Jordan has decided to appoint a new charge d'Affairs at its embassy in Damascus.

The Jordanian news agency, Petra, quoted the ministry's spokesman Sufian Salman al-Qudat as saying that "the decision goes in harmony with the Jordanian stance since the eruption of the crisis in Syria in 2011 which calls for keeping the Jordanian embassy in Damascus opened."

Terrorist groups’ infiltration attempt thwarted in Hama Countryside

Hama - Army units have conducted operations against terrorist groups’ positions  in the vicinity of Lahaya village in Hama northern countryside in retaliation to their breaches of the de-escalation zone agreement.

SANA said that army units on Tuesday targeted with artillery fire a terrorist group linked to “Al-Ezza Brigades” while they were trying to sneak from the vicinity of al-Bweida village into safe areas in Hama northern countryside.

Army units also thwarted terrorist group’s attempt to sneak from al-Janabra village towards Bredij village in Mharde north-western countryside, killing and injuring its members, SANA added.

Meanwhile, SANA added that units of army carried out rocket strikes against movements of terrorist groups on the outskirts of al-Arba’en town in Mhardah northern countryside in response to the terrorists’ violation of the de-escalation Zone agreement.

On Monday, the army units carried out precision strikes on positions of terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra, ”Turkistan Party” and “Al-Ezza Brigades” on the directions Bab al-Taqa, al-Ziyara, Ma’rkebeh towns and the area of Wadi (valley) al-Dawrat, east of Al-Latamina, in Hama northern countryside.

Infiltration routes of terrorists in the vicinity of Kafr Nobol, Jarjanaz and Skaik in Idleb southern countryside were also targeted by the army units.

Heavy losses were inflicted upon terrorists in personnel and equipment as their engineering fortified positions were destroyed.