almasdarnews.com – Jihadist rebels launch massive assault in east Damascus
The jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham launched a massive assault in the eastern part of Damascus today, striking the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) positions inside the Jobar District near the Al-Qaboun front.
almasdarnews.com – Syrian Arab Army launches counterattack in Damascus’ Jobar district
Earlier today, the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Asham (HTS) launched a surprise assault against Syrian Arab Army (SAA) positions in the Jobar district of eastern Damascus. The offensive was spearheaded by the use of two SVBIEDs (suicide vehicle-born improvised explosive devices) which were used to burst open SAA defences.
sana.sy – President al-Assad to European media: Western and European embargo is complimentary with the destruction and attacks of the terrorists in pushing people to leave their country
In a statement to Western media outlets, President al-Assad said that the priority of the Syrian people now is to fight terrorism, adding “it’s a luxury now to talk about politics while you’re going to be killed maybe in a few minutes, you have terrorist attacks. So, this is the priority, getting rid of the extremists, the political reconciliation in the different areas, this is another priority. When you achieve these two, you can talk about every discussion you want to regarding any issue.”