SAA establishes control over two areas in Qalamoun, targets positions of terrorists across the country June 9, 2015 War Reports 3658 Source: SANA Syria Provinces – Units of the army and armed forces continued targeting Takfiri terrorist organizations’ hideouts, positions and vehicles across the country, killing and wounding dozens of their members. Damascus Countryside The Army , in cooperation with Lebanese resistance, established full control over Karnet Sha’abit Sharaf and Wadi Khashea’a in al-Jarajir barrens in northern Qalmoun mountains in Damascus Countryside. The new progress comes after eliminating the latest gatherings of Jabhit al-Nusra in the area. Earlier, the army killed a number of terrorists and injured others and destroyed their dens with all the arms and ammunition, leaving all terrorists inside them dead to the west side of Ein al-Boustan village in the southwestern countryside of Damascus, a military source told SANA Monday. The source added that the army carried out operations against dens and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Manshiyet Khan al-Sheeh, killing scores of them and destroying their arms and ammunition. Meanwhile, an army unit killed a number of Takfiri terrorists and injured others in Maghr al -Mir village to the east of Beit Saber village where an operation was carried out by the army in al-Bashir farm in which a number of terrorists were killed and others were injured and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed. The Army Air Force targeted gatherings of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organizations in Be’er al-Manqoura and ksaraet Baher in the eastern countryside of Damascus, killing a number of ISIS members and injuring others, in addition to destroying an armored vehicle and an artillery launcher Units of the army and armed forces also killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Manshiyet Khan al-Sheeh, Bait Sabir, Mugher al-Mir and Ein al-Bustan in the Countryside of Damascus. The army air force raided ISIS positions and concentrations in Bair al-Manqura and Kasarat Bahr in Dumair in Damascus Countryside- near Palmyra’s southwestern mountain ranges- killing a number of terrorists and destroying an armored vehicle and artillery post. Daraa An army unit carried out concentrated blows against positions of the terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in Tal Antar in the northwestern countryside of southern Daraa province, killing scores of them and destroying their arms and ammunition. Units of the army carried out precise operations against terrorists’ positions in the towns of Nahta, al-Mlaiha al-Sharqyia, and al-Hrak city in the northeastern countryside of the province, killing scores of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and injuring others. A unit of the army, based on information on the movements of the Takfiri organizations on the road of al-Ghariyia al-Sharqyia al-Karak, carried out concentrated strikes against the terrorists, destroying two of their vehicles with all the arms and ammunition inside them, and leaving all terrorists onboard dead. Many terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations were also killed and one of their vehicles was destroyed in a special operation carried out by an army unit against their dens to the west of al-Thurayia buildings in Ataman town, 4 km to the north of Daraa. In Daraa al-Balad neighborhood, an army unit killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and destroyed two of their vehicles, leaving all terrorists on board dead on the road of al- Sad- al-Arsad al-Jawiya and in the vicinity of Abdul-Aziz Aba Zaid Mosque. Quneitra In the eastern countryside of the neighboring Quneitra province, a unit of the army bombarded dens of the terrorists who are mostly from the so-called al-Furqan Brigades and Ahrar al- Sham Islamic Movement. The bombardments left a number of terrorists dead and their arms and ammunition were destroyed on the northwestern foot of Mas’hara hill. Homs In the central province of Homs, units of the army and armed forces, supported by the air force, carried out concentrated operations on the terrorist organizations’ hideouts in the northern and eastern countrysides of Homs province. The army’s air force destroyed a number of vehicles, killed tens of ISIS terrorists in al-Bayarat, al-Maqale’e to the west of Palmyra, and in al-Shindakhya al-Shimalyia in Homs eastern countryside. Army air force also targeted terrorists’ gatherings and hideouts of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Jebab al- Tanahej, Sallam Gharbi, Rasm al-Sawaneh, al- Shindakhiyeh al- Janobiyehm 70km to the east of Homs. The operations resulted in killing numbers of ISIS terrorists and destroying their vehicles, arms and ammunitions. Meanwhile, an Army unit inflicted heavy losses upon members and weaponry of ISIS terrorists in an intensive operation that targeted their dens in the towns of al-Sultaniyeh and al-Msheirfeh al-Shamaliyeh, 68 km to east of Homs city. Other army units killed terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra in kfr Laha, al-Sa’an, al-Za’faraneh, Deir Foul, the area around al-Ber hospital in al-Rastan in the northern countryside of Homs province. Army units targeted the terrorists’ hotbeds in Wadi al-Kahf in the southern countryside of al-Qseir city, destroying the terrorists fortifications and dens in addition to killing numbers of terrorists and injuring others. Hama The army’s air force destroyed a gathering for terrorists in al-Latamneh in Hama countryside, killing a number of them. Idleb The army’s air force destroyed dens and gatherings of terrorists in addition to tens of vehicles in Urom al-Jouz, Kfar Zeiba, Kfeir, ayn al-Bardeh and al-Basheriya in Idleb countryside, killing a number of terrorists. Earlier, the Army’s Air Force carried out a series of concentrated air strikes on hideouts of terrorist organizations in Idleb and its countryside, a military source said. The Air Force directed strikes on terrorists’ hideouts in al-Marj and Balshoun villages and Areeha city 12 kilometers to the south of Idleb city, killing a number of terrorists and destroying vehicles equipped with machine guns. In al-Luj, al- Basheeriya, Muarata, and Bzeet in Jesr al-Shoghour countryside, the Air Force destroyed terrorists’ vehicles and dens, while other air strikes targeted gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other Takfiri organizations in Um Jreen, al-Majas, al-Bwaiti, Talab, and al-teraa in Abu al-Duhour area in the eastern countryside of the province, inflicting heavy losses in personnel and equipment on terrorists there. The air strikes also targeted hideouts of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra, the “Islamic Front” and Jund al-Aqsa in al-Nabi Ayoub Mountain in al-Zaweya Mountain area, killing a number of terrorists and destroying vehicles equipped with machineguns. The Air Force destroyed terrorists’ hideouts in Ain al-Hamra and Shaghoureet villages in al-Ghab plain between Idleb and Hama, in addition to carrying out air strikes against hideouts of leaders of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in al-Inshaat area in the surrounding of Idleb city, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles, arms and ammunition. Aleppo Army units carried out intensive operations against dens of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in al-Layramoun, Bani zaid, Salah al-Deen, al-Wadehi, Bab ah-Hadeed, Qadi Askar, Bustan al-Basha and al-Halwaniya neighborhoods in Aleppo city, killing a number of terrorists, injuring others and destroying arms, ammunition, and mortar launchers, a military source told SANA. In the eastern countryside of Aleppo, an army unit killed a number of terrorists from ISIS during strikes on their gatherings in the surroundings of the Air Force Academy. Meanwhile, other army units attacked gatherings and hideouts of terrorist organizations in Aazaz, Mareh and Anadan in the northern countryside of Aleppo, leaving a number of terrorists dead and destroying their arms and vehicles, while another unit directed strikes on terrorists hideouts in Qabatan al-Jabal, al-Atareb and Daret azza in Jabal Samaan area in the western countryside of the province, inflicting heavy losses on terrorists in personnel and equipment. Army air force destroyed terrorists’ gatherings and vehicles in Mare’, Talalin, al-Mansoura, Kifr Houm and al-Mishirfeh in Aleppo. Lattakia Army air force destroyed terrorists’ concentrations and vehicles in Ta’ouma, Bouz al-Kherba and Akko in Lattakia countryside. Hasaka The Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force carried out intensive airstrikes against ISIS gatherings and dens in the southern countryside of Hasaka city. Dozens of terrorists were killed in the strikes that target their gatherings in Abyad area, Sawda, Abad, and Tal Baroad villages southwest of Hasaka city. The Air Force also targeted ISIS dens in Sabah al-Kheir area and al-Milabia in the southern countryside of Haska, killing many terrorists, injuring many others, and destroying their vehicles along with all weapons and ammunition inside them. Deir Ezzor Army units destroyed a number of ISIS vehicles and killed a number of its members in al-Hweija, al-Sina’a and al-Jbeila neighborhood in Deir Ezzor. an army unit destroyed a tunnel for ISIS terrorists in al-Jbeila in Deir Ezzor and clashes with a number of them, killing scores of them and destroying three vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns. Sweida An army unit confronted a terrorist group that tried to infiltrate from al-Smad village towards Thebeen village in the countryside of Sweida, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others. Source: Al Manar Hezbollah and the Syrian army controlled on Monday two main positions of Nusra Front in Jreijeer which were the last strongholds of the terrorist group in Qalamoun barrens, killing scores of militants. Hezbollah also managed to link Flita barrens with those of Arsal by controlling the main crossing between them. The Islamic Resistance fighters also advanced in Arsal barrens, controlling a number of posts of Nusra Front whose terrorists suffered major losses.