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Terrorists continue to prevent civilians from leaving through humanitarian corridors of Idlib and Aleppo to safe areas

Terrorist organizations in Idlib countryside and Aleppo southern countryside continued on Sunday to use civilians as human shields and prevent them from leaving through the humanitarian corridors in Abu al-Dahour, al-Habit, and al-Hader to  safe areas that the Syrian Arab army liberated from terrorism.

SANA correspondents stated that the parties concerned, in cooperation with the army units, provided the three humanitarian corridors with all logistical requirements to receive civilians wishing to leave the governorate, but the terrorist organizations continued to detain them and prevent them from leaving by all criminal means as well as threatening those trying to head to the corridors in order to use them as human shields.

Syrian army engaged in fierce fighting with terrorist groups in Idleb

IDLEB, (ST)_  The Syrian army units were engaged  today in fierce fighting  with al-Nusra Front terrorists and their allied groups in the eastsouthern countryside of Idleb. 

The fighting occurred when the terrorist groups attacked with heavy machine-guns the army positions at the axis of Abo Defneh town. 

The army units inflicted heavy losses upon the terrorist attackers and targeted their supply routes in the region. 

Prime Minister: Syria will overcome its predicament

DAMASCUS, (ST)_Prime Minister Imad Khamis has underscored that the major victories, which have been achieved by Syrian army and its allies over the past two years, have pushed the enemies of Syria to escalate military and economic wars. 

Speaking before the Parliament [The People's Assembly] in Damascus, the premier made it clear that the major victories of Syrian army and its allies manifested in liberating a large area from terrorist groups.

34 Catholic bishops call on their governments to recognize the State of Palestine

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS, (ST)- A group of 34 Catholic bishops from the "Coordination with the Holy Land" Committee, that includes bishops from the churches of Europe and North America and South Africa, have called on the governments of their countries to recognize the State of Palestine.

 In a statement following their visit to the city of Ramallah and occupied al-Quds, the bishops hailed the legendary steadfastness of the Palestinian people and stressed the importance of implementing the rules of international law and recognizing the State of Palestine. They called for putting an end to the Israeli violations of human rights and the settlement building activities in the occupied territories.

Army repels fierce attack by Jabhat al-Nusra on a town in Idleb southeastern countryside

IDLEB, (ST)- Syrian Arab Army units on Saturday repelled a fierce terrorist attack on the axis of Halban town in the southeastern countryside of Idleb, causing heavy losses to the terrorists and their ammunition.

SANA reporter said that the terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and its affiliated armed groups launched the attack after firing a heavy wave of rockets towards the military positions in the area, particularly in Tal Khatra which has recently been liberated by the Syrian Army, according to SANA reporter.

The reporter said that the army units monitored the moves of the terrorists, clashed with them and drove them away after killing and wounding many terrorists.