Army Captures Non-Syrian ISIL Terrorists Including Senior Commander
“Mustafa Ahmed Murshid, who had fled Iraq and had hidden among the Iraqi refugees coming from al-Sajariyeh East of Ramadi, was captured by the Syrian army men,” the sources said, adding, “The Syrian soldiers, tipped off by one of the tribal leaders about presence of Murshid and some of his comrades among the Iraqi families in a refugee camp, stormed the tent of Murshid and arrested him.”“Five ISIL members from Caucasus, a Tunisian, a Turkish and another Iraqi militant were also arrested by the army,” the sources said, adding, “Mursihd was wounded on his leg in the army’s attack.”
“Al-Baghdadi and a group of ISIL commanders have stealthily returned to Iraq’s Nineveh province,” an unnamed local Iraqi source said.“Al-Baghdadi has returned to Nineveh province through ISIL-controlled desert roads in Iraq and Syria,” added the source.
Syrian Gov’t Forces Open New Anti-Terrorism Front at Lattakia-Idlib Border
“The Syrian government forces carried out a fresh round of anti-terrorism offensives at Lattakia-Idlib border and captured the key hilltop of Hadada, which has given significant upper hand to the Syrian army and its allies to have easier and more rapid access to al-Najiyeh and Bdama in the Southwestern part of Idlib province,” the sources said.“Al-Nusra suffered a heavy death toll and fled the battlefield,” the sources said, adding, “The seizure of the hilltop at the Lattakia border will increase the mobility power of the Syrian army in its imminent operation in Idlib province”.
Syrian Arab Army Restores Full Security to Key Highway in Damascus Countryside
“The terrorist groups left behind scores of the dead and injured member and pulled the remaining pockets of their forced from Hosh al-Khatib,” the sources said, adding, “Recapture of Hosh al-Khatib will put terrorist groups in Deir al-Assafir under more pressure.”
“All territories up to a region that is just 5km away from al-Shaer oilfield have been purged of terrorists,” a field commander said.
“None of the military or non-military members of the ISIL in Raqqa can apply for over a week of vocation, the number of checkpoints and guarding shifts have been increased across the city, operations for digging tunnels and underground hideouts have been accelerated, internet connection in some districts has been banned and most of the command centers of the terrorist group have been transferred to the underground hideouts,” the sources said, adding, “Over 10 reconnaissance flights over Raqqa’s airspace per day have made the ISIL commanders confused and angry.”
Syrian Artillery and Warplanes Pound DAESH-ISIS Centers West of Deir Ezzur
Syrian Army and resistance forces stormed the Takfiri terrorists’ positions in the city of Aleppo
“300 members of Nouriddeen al-Zinki movement and 100 fighters of Jeish al-Mujahedeen entered the Syrian territories from Bab al-Salama passage and moved towards the town of Kilis in the Northeastern side of the city of Azaz,” the sources said.
“Gathering centers of Jeish al-Fatah near Khan Touman in South and positions of al-Nusra Front near Handarat camp in North were massively hit by the Syrian artillery and missile units and the Syrians fighter jets’ bombardments,” the sources said, adding, “The attacks inflicted major casualties on the terrorists.”“The Syrian arm will soon launch its ground operations near Khan Touman and Handarat to root out militancy near the strategic regions,” the sources said.“The Syrian government forces are resolved to push North towards the strategic passage of Castillo to cut the last supply lines of the terrorists groups to the city of Aleppo,” they went on to say.
Moroccan Senior Terrorist Commander [and His Bodyguard] Killed in Syrian Army’s Attack in Lattakia
SOURCES: Fars News Agency, 18/5/2016 Fars News Agency, 18/5/2016 Fars News Agency, 18/5/2016 Fars News Agency, 18/5/2016 Fars News Agency, 15/5/2016 Fars News Agency, 15/5/2016 Submitted by SyrianPatriots War Press Info Network at: https://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2016/05/18/rats-seized-killed/ ~River to Sea Uprooted Palestinian