Syria’s Army Takes al-Rukabiyah from Militants


On May 1, Syria’s forces continued operations in the areas near the Syrian captial, Damascus. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies took control of the the village of al-Rukabiyah following a day of clashes with the Islamists. Hezbollah fighters reportedly supported the SAA units in this operation.

The al-Rukabiyah village had been under the contol of Al Nusra and Jaish al-Islam. Some units of these groups are still operating in the nearby areas.

Syria's Army Takes al-Rukabiyah from Militants

Map by Emmanuel



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