BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their offensive in the Al-Safa region of southern Syria, today, after a successful advance against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) on Wednesday.

Backed by Russian airstrikes, the Syrian Arab Army kicked off their assault by storming the Islamic State’s positions from three different axes inside the Al-Safa volcanic region.

According to a military source in Sweida city, the Syrian Arab Army and their allies from the National Defense Forces (NDF) managed to liberate some new points in the Qasr Sheikh Hussein area, while destroying a number of Islamic State trenches in the process.

The source said the Syrian Arab Army is now pressing deeper into the Qasr Sheikh Hussein area in a bid to capture this Islamic State stronghold in the Al-Safa region.

The Al-Safa region is the last area in southern Syria that is still under the occupation of the Islamic State.

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What about the Hostages?

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One was already murdered.
Unfortunately, if you comply with what hostage-takers claim, you’ll end having to surrender while you have hard power way over hostage-takers.
It may seem heartlessbut the only way to go is doing a hostage-rescue action if possible. Accepting any blackmail or ransom shall be a no go for ANY state, no matter what may happen to hostages. 🙁

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I am wondering how much food fuel and ammu they had hiden there during these years that after 6 months of being isolated and fighting they can still resist ? By now there should be cold and free of food and basic needs for life like cleaning and medicene? Who is supporting them? Do they have way to ourside world?