Syrian army forces are making significant gains against foreign-backed militants as the two sides remain engaged in fierce clashes near the capital, Damascus.
Military sources said on Thursday that the Syrian army had managed to rout extremists affiliated with the terrorist al-Nusra Front in areas surrounding Ghouta, close to the eastern part of Damascus.
Troops have also reportedly retaken control of neighborhoods in the capital's southern suburb of Daraya.
According to the sources, al-Qaeda-affiliated militants - mostly foreign nationals from Lebanon, Yemen, and Afghanistan - are hiding in the Damascus countryside.
Meanwhile, government troops are tracking down militants in the Latakia countryside, where the terrorist forces have long been attempting to gain a foothold…JA
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