Arab and international Since 2017-08-10 at 16:25 (Baghdad time)
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A military source said that the army has taken control of all the posts deployed on the border with Jordan for a length of more than 30 kilometers.
The army is currently clearing mines and booby traps left by armed factions that have fled the area.
The source said the army controls an area of 1,300 square kilometers in the eastern Swaida countryside and several ruling heights in the region.
The advance of the Syrian army in the area of the Zulf dam in the countryside of the eastern Swaida, according to the official agency "SANA" Syrian official.
The agency said that the areas that have been controlled are Tel Talabah, Tal Al-Riahi, Tal Asda, Tal Al-Azmi, Bir Al-Sut, Abu Sharshouh crossing and all the stations located along the border with Jordan, which are more than 30 kilometers long.
And thus became the Syrian army controls the entire Syrian-Jordanian border in the province of Swaida, as explained by the Syrian military information network on Facebook.
But the Reuters news agency said armed opposition factions, including factions supported by Western and Arab countries, still control large sections of Syria's southwestern border with Jordan and Israel.
The advance of the Syrian army in parts not covered by the southern region to ease tension.
"The Syrian army launched an attack from two axes in the eastern countryside of Suweida and has taken control of most of the territory," Saeed Saif, spokesman for the Martyr Ahmed Abdo, told Reuters.
Another opposition spokesman said the success of the Syrian army came from the sudden withdrawal of Jordan's "Free Army of Clans", which was responsible for this section of the border
For their part, activists in rural Suweida east of southern Syria, the tribal army has handed over its positions to the Syrian army, and withdraw from them towards Jordanian territory.
The spokesman for the Black Army of the Syrian opposition, Saad al-Haj, said that the faction of the free tribes withdrew from several locations in rural Swaida eastern without informing the other factions.