2017

Syrian War Report – August 22, 2017: ISIS Defense Rapidly Collapses In Central Syria

Syrian War Report – August 22, 2017: ISIS Defense Rapidly Collapses In Central Syria

…from SouthFront The ISIS defense in central Syria is rapidly collapsing under the pressure of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and other pro-government formations supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces. Government forces, led by the SAA Tiger Forces, have liberated the villages of Wadi Latum, Dagher, Latum, Quwayr, and Dahr Matla south of the recently […]

Syrian War Report – August 21, 2017: Syrian Army Is About To Create Second ISIS Pocket In Central Syria

Syrian War Report – August 21, 2017: Syrian Army Is About To Create Second ISIS Pocket In Central Syria

…from SouthFront The Syrian-Iranian-Russian alliance has achieved a large progress in its operations against ISIS in the province of Homs. On August 20, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated the key held village of Humaymah, which had been controlled by ISIS near the Iraqi border. The SAA allegedly lost a bulldozer and an unknown number […]

Syrian War Report – August 15, 2017: Tiger Forces Clearing Central Syria From ISIS

Syrian War Report – August 15, 2017: Tiger Forces Clearing Central Syria From ISIS

…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Tiger Forces have been further capitalizing from the airdrop operation conducted behind ISIS defense lines in the Homs-Palmyra countryside. On Monday, the Tiger Forces liberated the villages of Bukhayran, Ariqah and Othmaniyah and then the entire Kawm oasis located on the road between Resafa and Sukhna. On Tuesday, […]

Syrian War Report – August 7, 2017: Sukhna Liberated, Army Continues Advance

Syrian War Report – August 7, 2017: Sukhna Liberated, Army Continues Advance

…from SouthFront Last weekend, Syrian government forces liberated the strategic town of Sukhna in the province of Homs. The town located 110km from the city of Deir Ezzor had been one of the key ISIS strongholds lying at the root of the ISIS defense in the provinces of Homs. The Republican Guard, the 18th Armoured […]

Syrian War Report – August 4, 2017: Army, SDF Boost Cooperation, Set Up Joint Operations Room

Syrian War Report – August 4, 2017: Army, SDF Boost Cooperation, Set Up Joint Operations Room

…from SouthFront Modern 9K333 Verba man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADs) have been spotted at positions of the Russian military servicemen in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. The MANPADs were reportedly deployed to protect checkpoints and observation posts established by the Russians from DIY combat drones as well as other threats from the air. ISIS has […]

Syrian War Report – August 3, 2017: Govt Forces Enter Strategic Sukhna Town In Homs Province

Syrian War Report – August 3, 2017: Govt Forces Enter Strategic Sukhna Town In Homs Province

…from SouthFront On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) began a direct storm of the ISIS—held town of Sukhna at the Palmyra-Deir Ezzor highway. Government forces captured the ISIS fortifications south and west of the town, stormed the southwestern entrance of the town, and captured several buildings. Syrian and Russian […]

Syrian War Report – July 27, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Strageic ISIS-held Town Of Sukhna

Syrian War Report – July 27, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Strageic ISIS-held Town Of Sukhna

…from SouthFront On Wednesday, Syrian government forces liberated important hills southwest of Sukhna and established fire control over this strategic ISIS-held town in the province of Homs. The advance was heavily supported by Russian and Syrian warplanes and attack helicopters. On Thursday, the army advanced further in the area. Sukhna is one of the most […]

Syrian War Report – July 25, 2017: Army Liberated 55 Towns, Killed 2000 Terrorists Since June

Syrian War Report – July 25, 2017: Army Liberated 55 Towns, Killed 2000 Terrorists Since June

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces have liberated at least 55 towns from ISIS and killed some 2,000 terrorists in the province of Aleppo since June 1st and now the Syrian military and its allies continue advancing against ISIS along the Euphrates River, Chief of the Russian General Staff’s Main Operational Directorate Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy […]

Syrian War Report – July 20, 2017: Govt Forces Regain More Oil Wells In Raqqah Countryside

Syrian War Report – July 20, 2017: Govt Forces Regain More Oil Wells In Raqqah Countryside

…from SouthFront The Syrian Army Tiger Forces and Tribal Forces have captured Qurat Rumailan, the Rumailan Dam, and 15 oil and gas wells 10km east of Dibisan in the southern Raqqah countryside. Government troops have also captured the Dibisan 1 and Dibisan 2 pumping stations. ISIS allegedly lost 7 VBIEDs, a battle tank, and four […]

Syrian War Report – July 5, 2017: Russian Military Police To Deploy In New Buffer Zones?

Syrian War Report – July 5, 2017: Russian Military Police To Deploy In New Buffer Zones?

…from  SouthFront The Russian Military Police may be deployed in buffer zones in Syria, Russia’s chief negotiator at the Astana talks and the president’s envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev said on Tuesday when the fifth round of talks started in the Kazakh capital. According to him, the issue, including the status of de-escalation control forces, […]

Syrian War Report – July 4, 2017: Army Reportedly Receives Russian-made BMPT Terminator Combat Vehicles

Syrian War Report – July 4, 2017: Army Reportedly Receives Russian-made BMPT Terminator Combat Vehicles

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces, led by Liwa al-Quds and Hezbollah units, have further advanced against ISIS northeast of the Arak gas field in the eastern part of Homs province. Army troops and their allies have captured a number of hills and reached the important Rammim Hill west of the Hail gas field. By controlling […]

Syrian War Report – June 30, 2017: Government Advance Against ISIS

Syrian War Report – June 30, 2017: Government Advance Against ISIS

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces, backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces, have fully secured the important village of Humaima following about a week of clashes with ISIS terrorists in the border area with Iraq. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies continued advancing in the direction of the T2 pumping station in southern […]

Syrian War Report – June 28, 2017: US Launches Campaign To Justify Military Action Against Syria

Syrian War Report – June 28, 2017: US Launches Campaign To Justify Military Action Against Syria

…from SouthFront The US is actively preparing public opinion for a direct military aggression against Syria. The White House claimed on Monday that it has a “potential” evidence that the Bashar Assad government was preparing for another chemical weapons attack that “would likely result if the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children.” Press Secretary […]

Battle For Mosul – June 27, 2017: ISIS Launches Surprise Counter-Attack

Battle For Mosul – June 27, 2017: ISIS Launches Surprise Counter-Attack

…from SouthFront Last weekend ISIS launched a large-scale surprise attack against government forces in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Terrorists attacked the neighborhoods of al-Tanak, Nahrwan, and al-Yarmuk, engaging Iraqi security forces (ISF) in a series of intense firefights. While ISF was fighting terrorists in the Old Mosul area, ISIS used underground tunnels and sleeper […]

Syrian War Report – June 16, 2017: US Rocket Artillery Systems Pose Direct Threat To Govt Forces In Southeastern Syria

Syrian War Report – June 16, 2017: US Rocket Artillery Systems Pose Direct Threat To Govt Forces In Southeastern Syria

…from SouthFront The SAA reportedly entered into the Al-Ajrawi farm south of the Tabqah airbase after repelling an attack by ISIS fighters on its new positions in the Raqqah province. Earlier this week, the SAA liberated the Al-Thawra oil field, the Al-Thawra housing and pumping station. According to pro-government sources, the SAA may continue its […]

Syrian War Report – May 19, 2017: US-Led Forces Fights With Syrian Army For Iraqi Border

Syrian War Report – May 19, 2017: US-Led Forces Fights With Syrian Army For Iraqi Border

…from SouthFront Warplanes operating under the US-led coalition carried out airstrikes against a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) convoy advancing along the Al-Tanf-Damascus-Baghdad international road. The airstrikes targeted Syrian forces in Al-Shuhaimi area, 50 km from the town of Al-Tanf located at the Syrian-Iraqi border. The airstrikes destroyed two battle tanks, and damaged a Shilka vehicle, […]

Mosul Battle Report – May 9, 2017: Operation Approaching Its Final Phase

Mosul Battle Report – May 9, 2017: Operation Approaching Its Final Phase

…from SouthFront The US-backed military operation against ISIS terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul is approaching its final phase. Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by US-led coalition warplanes, attack helicopters, and special operation forces, have made significant progress against ISIS terrorists in the northern and southern parts of western Mosul, out-flanking the Old […]

Syrian War Report – May 4, 2017: Rebel Civil War In Eastern Ghouta

Syrian War Report – May 4, 2017: Rebel Civil War In Eastern Ghouta

…from SouthFront Clashes continued between Jaish al-Islam and the joint forces of the Al-Rahman Corps and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. The Al-Rahman Corps and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) captured the village of Beit Sawa from Jaish al-Islam. Earlier this week, Jaish […]

Syrian War Report – April 26, 2017: Turkey Bombing US-backed Forces In Syria

Syrian War Report – April 26, 2017: Turkey Bombing US-backed Forces In Syria

…from SouthFront The Syrian Republican Guard has repelled another ISIS offensive in Deir Ezzor. The fighting took place near the Deir Ezzor Airbase, the Tamin Brigade base and in the cemetery area. Earlier this month, ISIS allegedly transferred its self-proclaimed capital from Raqqah to Deir Ezzor amid the continued US-backed advance on Raqqah. If true, […]

Syrian War Report – April 13, 2017: Syrian Army Suffers Setback In Daraa

Syrian War Report – April 13, 2017: Syrian Army Suffers Setback In Daraa

…from SouthFront Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and its allies are preparing for a final push in order to retake the whole al-Minshiah neighborhood of the Daraa provincial capital. Earlier this month, the group captured about 80% of al-Minshiah from government forces. In turn, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) […]

Syrian War Report – April 10, 2017: US Deploys Forces At Syrian-Jordanian Border

Syrian War Report – April 10, 2017: US Deploys Forces At Syrian-Jordanian Border

…from SouthFront The US military is reportedly concentrating troops and military equipment at the Syrian-Jordanian border. Local sources said that about 20 US Army armoured vehicles (including battle tanks and artillery pieces) carried on trucks were spotted in Al-Mafraq. US troops were allegedly accompanied with the Jordanian Army’s 3rd Division. The US Special Operation Forces, […]

Syrian War Report – April 6, 2017: US Launched Tomahawk Cruise Missiles At Military Airfield In Homs

Syrian War Report – April 6, 2017: US Launched Tomahawk Cruise Missiles At Military Airfield In Homs

…from SouthFront Early on Friday, the US Navy launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airbase operated by the Syrian Air Force near the city of Homs. The launch were made by US warships stationed in the Mediterranean Sea. The missiles hit the military airfield in Ash Sha’irat 38 kilometers southeast of the city […]

Syrian War Report – March 31, 2017: Govt Forces Regain Large Areas In Northern Hama

Syrian War Report – March 31, 2017: Govt Forces Regain Large Areas In Northern Hama

…from SouthFront Government forces have restored control over Khirbat al-Hajamah, Zawr al Bala, Bakhira, Arzeh and Balhiseen from the joint militant forces led by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in northern Hama. The advances were made because of an advantage in artillery and airpower in the area. The Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, the National Defense Forces and […]

Syrian War Report – March 30, 2017: Syrian Army Regaining Ground In Northern Hama

Syrian War Report – March 30, 2017: Syrian Army Regaining Ground In Northern Hama

…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the 5th Legion, and the Tiger Forces successfully counter-attacked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Izzah, and Abnaa al-Sham in northern Hama, recapturing the Samsam hill, the nearby points north of Qumhana, and the al-Sheha hill south of Arzah. If government forces are able to retake Khattab […]

Syrian War Report – March 28, 2017: ISIS Retreats From Northeastern Sweida

Syrian War Report – March 28, 2017: ISIS Retreats From Northeastern Sweida

…from SouthFront On March 27th, Syrian government forces launched a military operation against the ISIS terrorist group in northeastern Sweida. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) captured Al Masiydah, Al Asfar, Al-Saqiyah, Al-Janinah, Shinwan, and other sites in the area. Meanwhile, the Free Syrian Army and allied elements continued their […]

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