Basra

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the second largest city in Iraq

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Busra al-Sham, a town classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historic citadel and well-preserved Roman theater, had been in the hands of President Bashar Assad's troops throughout the conflict.
Isam Rayes, told The Daily Star that regime forces were holed up in the historical citadel in Busra, denying reports that the town had been taken.
Rebel groups in Deraa fired mortar bombs at regime-held parts of the town of Busra al-Sham, killing a young girl and wounding a number of youngsters, the Observatory said, while regime aircraft pounded a number of towns in the province, where regime forces Sunday suffered the loss of the key Brigade 82 army base.
Moreterrorists were killed in Busra al-Sham city,while other army units killed a number of terrorists in a concentrated operation against their gatherings and movements to the west of Atman town.
Also, the army inflicted heavy losses on the Takfiri rebels in Daraa province, as the army made advances in Busra al-Sham city.
Elsewhere in the war-ravaged country, 12 civilians from the same family, including two women, were killed in government barrel bomb strikes on the rebel town of Busra al-Sham in southern Syria's Deraa province.
In the same context, the army targeted a hideout of terrorist groups' leaders while they were holding a meeting in the southeastern neighborhood of Busra al-Sham city, 40 km to the east of Daraa city in southern Syria.
The army soldiers struck a heavy blow at the rebels in the areas of Daraa al-Balad, Atman, Busra al-Sham, al-Sheikh Miskeen, Beit al-Jamal, and al-Mseifra, killing and injuring scores of them.
As far as I am aware, Hezbollah's main zones of influence in Syria are close to the Lebanese border, in Qalamoun and in the Qusair area, and in the capital Damascus, as well as in some Shiite communities elsewhere, such as in Busra al-Sham," he added.
An army unitcarried out a special operation against a den of Jabhat al-Nusra andother Takfiri terrorist organizations in Busra al-Sham city, 40 km to the east of Daraa city.
The gathering centers of the militants were stormed by the Syrian army in a series of operations carried out in the areas of Sweida, Tal al-Allaqieh, al-Noeima, Buraq, Deir al-Adas, Busra al-Sham, Ein al-Tineh, al-Bajabja and al-Balad in the Southern province of Daraa, SANA reported.
Jumblatt also commended the rebels for seizing Busra al-Sham, an ancient southern town in the province of Deraa.
An army unit destroyed a hideout for the terrorists' self-claimed leaders in the northwestern neighborhood of Busra al-Sham city, 40 km southeast of Daraa city.
The sources said that the gathering centers of the militant groups were massively targeted in the Western districts of Busra al-Sham city which resulted in the killing and wounding of dozens of the rebel fighters.
The sources said that the gathering centers of the militant groups were massively targeted in Western districts of Busra al-Sham city which resulted in the killing and wounding of dozens of the rebel fighters.