Archiv: military offensives


22.02.2020 - 18:53 [ theGrayzone.com ]

Turkey, US protect Al Qaeda in Idlib and worsen Syria’s suffering

Idlib is facing a humanitarian disaster as hundreds of thousands flee a Syrian and Russian military campaign to retake the province from militant rule. Overlooked in Western coverage of the crisis is that Idlib is mostly controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a rebranded affiliate of Al-Qaeda — and that Turkey, with U.S. backing, has intervened to keep the extremist group in place.

Guest: Scott Ritter, former UN Weapons Inspector and Marine Corps Intelligence Officer.

17.02.2020 - 10:12 [ The'Nimr'Tiger / Twitter ]

Al-Qaeda offensive on Kafr Aleppo today started with Turkush artillery on Syrian Army positions. Followed by HTS (AQ) sending suicide bomber Wtf! And some say Turkish Army and HTS are not working together Btw this is widely reported on both pro Erdogan and pro jihadi accounts

(16.02.2020)

17.02.2020 - 10:08 [ Hala Jaber / Twitter ]

Eight years on & #Aleppo, #Syria’s second largest city, in its entirety is freed following the expulsion of jihadists & their proxy rebels from the western suburbs.

14.02.2020 - 16:44 [ AlMasdarNews.com ]

Syrian Army announces Aleppo-Damascus Highway is fully secured for first time in 9 years

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has announced that the Aleppo-Damascus Highway (M-5) has been fully secured for the first time in nine years.

01.01.2020 - 21:29 [ Reuters ]

Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

Pompeo postponed his trip to Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Cyprus “due to the need for the Secretary to be in Washington, D.C., to continue monitoring the ongoing situation in Iraq and ensure the safety and security of Americans in the Middle East,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

23.12.2019 - 20:59 [ Syrian Arab News Agency ]

5 civilians martyred, 15 injured in car bomb blast in Raqqa countryside

SANA’s reporter said a vehicle rigged with large amounts of explosives exploded on Monday afternoon in the main street of Salouk town in Tal Abyad area in the northern countryside of Raqqa.

The blast claimed the lives of 5 civilians and injured 15 others, in addition to causing material damage to houses and properties, with 3 buildings in the blast site collapsing later due to the high power of the blast.

23.12.2019 - 20:55 [ Syrian Arab News Agency ]

Update-the army establishes control over Jirjanaz strategic town in Idleb countryside

Units of the Syrian Arab army established control over Jirjanaz strategic town in Idleb south-eastern countryside after fierce battles against terrorist organizations positioned in the town to the east of Hama-Ma’arat al-Numan highway.

23.12.2019 - 14:54 [ Almasdarnews.com ]

Jihadists suffer heavy losses as Syrian troops keep advancing in southeast Idlib

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is rolling through the southeastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate this evening after launching a big attack at two axes.

According to a military source near the front-lines, the Syrian Arab Army has captured the town of Al-Rafah after a short battle with the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) and their militant allies.

19.12.2019 - 21:23 [ Libyanexpress.com ]

Libya’s GNA accepts Turkey’s offer for military support to repel Haftar’s offensive on Tripoli

Libya’s United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord has accepted an offer from Turkey for military and logistical support as it seeks to repel an offensive led by forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar.

16.11.2019 - 09:53 [ Al-Masdar News ]

Syrian Army’s new offensive in Idlib gets off to successful start: video

Led by the 25th Special Mission Forces Division, the Syrian Arab Army captured a number of points in southeastern Idlib, including the towns of Tal Khaznah and Al-Lubidiyah.

Following the capture of these areas, the Syrian Arab Army halted their advance in order to secure the sites they captured and prepare for their next assault in the southeastern region of Idlib.

13.05.2019 - 20:31 [ fort-russ.com ]

FULL SITUATION REPORT: Syrian Army Advances, Latakia and Hama

The only success of terrorists has now been achieved in defense of a significant visa, Tal Saker, which is key to the defense of Habit City. The losses of terrorists are in hundreds and government forces only in tens. It is also evident that terrorists increasingly use Russian anti-tank systems Konkurs, Kornet and Fagot to avoid interference, because it is known that in the Sarab system the Syrian army found a useful counter measure against the US developed system.

13.05.2019 - 20:28 [ CNN ]

Syrian army ‚kills terrorists‘ in Idlib countryside

The Syrian army is launching „intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra,“ a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is reporting.
The escalation in violence in Syria’s last rebel-held province in recent weeks has prompted the displacement of more than 180,000 people in the territory and killed more than 120 people, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

12.05.2019 - 21:34 [ iSocieties Review ‏/ Twitter ]

#SyriaWar updates: This map of ongoing strikes reveals the next target of the Syrian gov. forces: #KhanShaykhun, in #Idlib province, and on major hwy to #Aleppo city. If successful, many town south of that region will fall too.

12.05.2019 - 21:12 [ SyriaInfo ‏/ Twitter ]

Rebel activists claim that 79 pro-government forces have been killed since the start of the operation 7 days ago, and that the breakdown of the dead is: – 1 major – 2 captains – 26 lieutenants – 53 others

12.05.2019 - 21:01 [ Walid / Twitter ]

Josh Rogin, the leader of Al-Qaeda’s cheerleading team at the Washington Post, is beginning to panic about the situation in North #Syria . He is calling on #Trump to save #Idlib which US envoy McGurk called the „the largest Al Qaeda safe haven since 9/11.“

(10.05.2019)

08.05.2019 - 22:03 [ Geroman / Twitter ]

To all those fucking journalists out there whining about #Idlib… Tell us YOUR strategy to get rid of thousands of hardcore Al Nusra terrorists! They shelled and bombed civilians – killed innocent – wounded thousands – even those of their own. Will you write them away?

08.05.2019 - 22:00 [ Al-Masdar News ]

Breaking: Syrian Army begins offensive in northeast Latakia, first area captured

According to a source from the 42nd Brigade, the Syrian Arab Army is now in full control of Point 1154 after they forced Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham to retreat further north.

06.05.2019 - 20:12 [ Michael McCabe ‏/ Twitter ]

Russia’s Khmeimim airbase shelled by rockets, attack repelled. ???? – There has been an increase in indirect fire attacks against the base. – Russia will likely respond with significant airstrikes against rebel factions in Hama and southern Idlib. #Syria

06.05.2019 - 17:58 [ Reuters ]

Syrian rebels say goal of Russia’s Idlib assault is to take highways

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey said on Monday that Moscow and its Syrian government ally were trying to wrest control of two major highways in their last enclave in the northwest of the country in a bid to shore up Syria’s sanction-hit economy.

06.05.2019 - 17:53 [ DavidStone ‏/ Twitter ]

The main objectives of the gallant #SAA at the moment is the liberation and taking control of the M4 and M5 highways.

06.05.2019 - 17:46 [ fort-russ.com ]

BREAKING: Syrian Army and Russian Air Force Begin Full Scale Offensive Across Three Theatres

SYRIA – Units of the Syrian Arab Army have fully mobilized and taken the offensive across three theatres in Syria. What began as a retaliation to the frequent breaches and attacks by terrorists on safe areas in the countryside of Hama and Idlib, developed by this morning into an intensive operation against their positions and supply routes in Idlib southern countryside and Hama northern countryside.

24.04.2018 - 11:04 [ Al-Masdar News ]

ISIS in serious trouble as Syrian, Palestinian troops storm several axes in southern Damascus

In the coming hours, the Syrian Arab Army’s elite Tiger Forces are expected to begin their long-awaited assault on the Yarmouk Camp, which will mean the Islamic State will be under attack from one of the most important axes in southern Damascus.