Syrian forces widen south west offensive, some rebels leave for north

Fire from fighting is seen from Quneitra, Syria July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al Faqir

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces widened their offensive in the country’s southwest on Sunday to Quneitra province, a region adjoining the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor and rebel sources said. Government forces, backed by the Russian military, have captured most of the southwest’s Deraa province in a push that began in June. Rebels […]

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