TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Syrian forces continued to make gains in their fight against terrorists in Idlib, managing to liberate more areas in the southern outskirts of the northwestern province.

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Syrian troops on Sunday liberated the villages of al-Sheikh Dames and Hantoteen west of Ma’raat al-Nu’man in Idlib southern countryside after inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists, SANA reported.

During the operations, three vehicles belonging to the terrorists were destroyed and their munitions were also seized.

On August 5, the Syrian army declared in a statement the start of an offensive against foreign-sponsored militants in Idlib after those positioned in the de-escalation zone failed to honor a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey and continued to target civilian neighborhoods.