Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordanian King Abdullah II and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met in Cairo to discuss ways to enhance economic and strategic relations, as well as a unified Arab position toward the regional developments.
ISIS has threatened to harm the 14 women taken hostage from Sweida if Syrian Government does not halt its offensive. Despite these warnings the Syrian Army and its allies are continuing their push on ISIS' pocket in southwest Syria.
On Thursday, 19th of July, the Syrian Rebels and regime agree to negotiated surrender of the province of Quneitra bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. This results in the Syrian Army returning to its pre-2011 positions.
On Monday, the Syrian regime announced the capture of the strategic hill of al-Hara in Quneitra. The hilltop is the highest ground in the Daraa province and overlooks the Golan Heights which are held by Israel. Israel on its behalf threatened that it would respond harshly to any attempts by Syria to deploy near Golan.
Opposition activists say at least four people killed in Syrian government air raids targeting areas to the east of Deraa city. Both the Syrian Army and the rebels accuse each other of breaching the agreed-upon ceasefire between the rebels and Russia on Friday, 6th of July 2018.
People displaced from Daraa Province of southern Syria, as a result of clashes between Opposition fighters and the Syrian army, are seeking refuge on the border with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.