LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was pictured
on Tuesday greeting Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers inside the
southern region of the Idlib province.
to an army source, the Syrian President visited several areas that
were previously controlled by the jihadist rebels, including Khan
Sheikhoun and Al-Hobeit in southern Idlib.
Syrian President was given a tour of the area before he met with the
commander of the 25th Special Mission Forces Division (formerly Tiger
Forces), Major General Suheil Al-Hassan, in Al-Hobeit.
source from the army said the Syrian President’s visit to southern
Idlib was a surprise to the soldiers there. He would provide them
words of encouragement and thank them for their service during his
brief speech to the soldiers.