Over the last 72 hours, the Syrian Arab Army’s 67th, 81st, and 120th brigades – backed by the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), Liwaa Suqour Al-Sahra (Desert Hawks), and Dara’ Qalamoun (Qalamoun Shield) – have effectively encircled the imperative desert city of Quraytayn after liberating several sites from the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS).
With their recent gains in the southern countryside of the Homs Governorate, the Syrian Armed Forces have positioned themselves for the long awaited assault on ISIS’ defenses inside of Quraytayn. Read more at AlmasdarNews
Quraytayn is an important logistical hub in the province of Homs. The Syrian forces are aiming to seize it in order to consolidate the gains after the liberation of Palmyra.