Syrian army says it captures strategic hill overlooking Israeli border

July 19, 2018   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags:

The Syrian army has taken control of a strategic hill that overlooks the Golan Heights, state television said on Monday.It said the army had taken control of al-Haara hill in the second day of an offensive to seize remaining parts of southwest Syria that are in rebel hands and are close to the border with Israel.Be the first to know – Join our Facebook page. The hilltop, which had a major anti-aircraft radar base that was part of elaborate Syrian army defenses against Israel, fell into rebel hands in October 2014.”The situation remains unstable in southwest Syria due to the escalation of hostilities. The area witnessed a large-scale displacement which raises serious concerns about the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) who are without appropriate shelter and adequate health assistance,” Tarik Jasarevic, a World Health Organization Spokesperson, said in a statement to The Jerusalem Post. “WHO expresses its deep concern over tens of thousands of displaced Syrians located in hard-to-reach areas of Dar’a and Quneitra who need urgent healthcare, calling on all parties to protect civilians and infrastructure in accordance with international humanitarian law.”

 

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