Members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have ordered the residents of their major urban stronghold in Syria to immediately evacuate the city of Raqqah, warning of imminent flash floods that could submerge countless settlements on the banks of Euphrates River due to failure in Tabqa Dam.
The Syrian Army troops hit hard the positions and gathering centers of the Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) in different parts of Dara'a province, inflicting a number of casualties on the terrorists and destroying their military hardware.
The Syrian army and its allies inflicted nearly 470 casualties on the terrorists in Jobar district of Damascus during clashes in the past few days.
The UN has called on Iran, Russia and Turkey to convene a fresh round of peace talks between Damascus and opposition groups in Astana, Kazakhstan, to bring the situation on the ground under control amid increasing militant attempts to break into the heart of the Syrian capital in defiance of a countrywide truce.
The predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continued to advance against the ISIL to liberate Raqqa city and managed to take control of three villages.
The Syrian army and air force intensified operations in Eastern Homs to seize back the province's strategic oilfields, killing tens of ISIL terrorists and destroying their military vehicles and equipment.
A so-called monitoring group says nearly three dozen civilians have lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group carried out an aerial attack against a school used as a center for displaced people in Syria's troubled and militant-held northern province of Raqqah.
A Turkish soldier was killed on Wednesday in Turkey near the Syrian border, by a shot of a sniper made from the territory controlled by the Syrian Kurds, Turkey's General Staff said in a statement obtained by Sputnik.
The US military involvement in Syria is likely to expand further under the administration of Donald Trump, who is reviewing plans for more ground troops and greater firepower in an unauthorized bid to recapture the Daesh (ISIL) stronghold of Raqqah in the country’s northeast.
At least one person has been killed as a bomb attack by Takfiri militants targeted a bus in the western Syrian city of Homs.