AMMONNEWS - Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad’s forces moved towards ISIS- controlled al-Bab city in Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday.
The observatory said the regime recaptured three villages, about seven kilometers south of the city, while the Turkish-backed Syrian opposition forces continue their military operation from the north side.
And Syrian government forces have recaptured all towns and villages in the Wadi Barada valley near Damascus, the regime’s military said in a statement on Sunday.
"Units of our armed forces, together with allied forces have achieved their mission in returning security and stability" to the area, said the statement, read out by a military spokesman on Syrian state TV.
The Syrian army and its allies took over a Wadi Barada village containing a major spring and pumping station that supplies most of Damascus's water on Saturday.