On July 21, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) entered the villages of al-Munythat, Majuliya, Kum al-Basha, Ayn al-Basha, Rasm al-Halabi, Zubiyda, al-Mushaiyrafah, al-Yarzan in the southern governorate of al-Quneitra, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
During the last 24 hours, the SAA entered 36 villages and towns in al-Quneitra. Some of these villages are located within the demilitarized zone, along the occupied Golan Heights, which confirms that the deployment of the SAA there is coordinated with Russia.
Meanwhile, the SANA reported that new batch of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) fighters and their families are preparing to withdraw towards the opposition-held areas in the northern governorate of Idlib. The withdrawal of these fighters is a part of an evacuation agreement, which was reached on July 19.
According to Syrian pro-government activists, few fighters of HTS in the towns of Ufaniya and Jubata al-Khashab are yet to accept the evacuation agreement. The activests added that the SAA will launch an offensive on the two towns, if the fighters don’t accept the agreement within 48 hours.