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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, […]

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 – 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 24, 2017: Syrian Army Conducts Swift Counter-Attack In Northern Hama

Syrian War Report – March 24, 2017: Syrian Army Conducts Swift Counter-Attack In Northern Hama

…from SouthFront Late on March 23, government forces, backed up by Russian warplanes, carried out a successful counter-attack against jihadists in northern Hama, recapturing the villages of Kawkab, Abdin and the strategic hill south of Maardas. The Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, the 5th Storming Corps, the Lions of the Desert and the National Defense Forces […]

Netanyahu Claims Putin Ok’d Attacks on Syrian Army

Netanyahu Claims Putin Ok’d Attacks on Syrian Army

  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israeli forces will continue airstrikes in Syria if they deem it necessary. “If there is feasibility from an intelligence and military standpoint – we attack and so it will continue,” Netanyahu said during a visit to China, adding that […]

What Russian army can do to Ukraine in case of war

Ukrainian military expert Oleg Zhdanov, in his interview with Observer magazine made a statement that shocked not only Russian military officials, but their counterparts in many other countries. Ukraine’s military analyst stated that Russia was “incapable of waging a full-scale war with Ukraine.” Moreover, Mr. Zhdanov said that Russia would be able to withstand the […]

Syrian War Report – March 3, 2017: US-backed Forces Surrender Wide Areas Near Manbij To Syrian Army

Syrian War Report – March 3, 2017: US-backed Forces Surrender Wide Areas Near Manbij To Syrian Army

…from SouthFront The Syrian army, backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces, liberated the ancient city of Palmyra, including the Palmyra Airport from ISIS on March 2. Syrian army servicemen have been examining the historic part of Palmyra with the aim of demining the city. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) primarily consisting of the […]

Syrian War Report – March 2, 2017: Syrian Army Is On Verge Of Liberation Of Palmyra

Syrian War Report – March 2, 2017: Syrian Army Is On Verge Of Liberation Of Palmyra

…from SouthFront On March 1, Syrian government forces made significant gains against ISIS terrorists in the area of Palmyra, seizing the Palmyra Triangle, Qatari Villa, Aqueduct, and a number of hills: Jabal Muhtar, Jabal Qassoun, and Jabal al-Asafir. Government troops also engaged ISIS units in the Palmyra Castle and took control of it. The rapid […]

The Games Continue, Turkey Attacks Syrian Army, Protecting ISIS in Al Bab

The Games Continue, Turkey Attacks Syrian Army, Protecting ISIS in Al Bab

…from SouthFront In the northern Aleppo countryside, the towns of Tell Rifaat, Menagh, Mayer, Tell Jibbin, Ma’arasteh Khan and Hardatnin have joined a reconciliation agreement with the Syrian government after talks with a Russian mediation. Tell Rifaat and Menagh had been controlled by the Kurdish YPG. On February 9, an escalation erupted between Syrian government […]

Syrian Army Makes Important Gains Near Al-Bab, Cuts Off ISIS Supply Line

Syrian Army Makes Important Gains Near Al-Bab, Cuts Off ISIS Supply Line

…from SouthFront The Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces and the National Defense Forces (NDF) made important gains in a battle against ISIS in the eastern countryside of Aleppo city last weekend. Initially, government forces liberated the strategic town of Aran south of the ISIS stronghold of al-Bab. Aran had been the last major ISIS stronghold, preventing […]

Syrian War Report – February 3, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Key Gas Fields In Eastern Homs

Syrian War Report – February 3, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Key Gas Fields In Eastern Homs

…from SouthFront The Syrian army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) are storming the ISIS-held Hayyan gas fields west of Palmyra in the province of Homs. Government forces are reportedly in control of over a half of the area, but clashes are ongoing. Yesterday, the army and the NDF secured the Jihar crossroad and the […]

Syrian Army Rapidly Advancing In Direction Of ISIS Stronghold Of Al-Bab

Syrian Army Rapidly Advancing In Direction Of ISIS Stronghold Of Al-Bab

…from SouthFront Last weekend, Syrian government forces, led by the Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces and backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces, continued to make gains in the eastern countryside of Aleppo city, moving closer to the ISIS stronghold of al-Bab. Government troops liberated Suran, Sarjah Kabirah, Sarjah Saghirah, Maran, and reached the villages of […]

Syrian Army Launches Large-Scale Campaign Against ISIS In Aleppo Province

Syrian Army Launches Large-Scale Campaign Against ISIS In Aleppo Province

…from SouthFront On January 19, the Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF), led by Baqir Brigade and backed up by Russian airstrikes, launched an attack against the ISIS terrorist group east of the Khanasser-Aleppo highway, capturing a number of hills and villages. Government forces took control over the villages of Sirdah, Shuraymah, Rasem […]

Syrian War Report – January 16, 2017: ISIS Overruns Army Defenses In Deir Ezzor

Syrian War Report – January 16, 2017: ISIS Overruns Army Defenses In Deir Ezzor

…from SouthFront Syrian government troops, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces’ attack helicopters, have expanded a buffer zone around the Tyas Airbase in the province of Homs. The Syrian army recaptured from ISIS terrorists the Jihar junction east of the Tyas Airbase and secured the area southeast of the village of Shufria. On January 16, […]

Syrian War Report – January 12, 2017: Syrian Army Increases Military Activity Near Al-Bab

Syrian War Report – January 12, 2017: Syrian Army Increases Military Activity Near Al-Bab

…from SouthFront The Syrian Air Force has reportedly delivered a number of airstrikes against terrorists south of the strategic ISIS-held town of al-Bab which is under the siege by Turkish forces. Reports said that up to 30 ISIS terrorists and 6 vehicles were destroyed. Airstrikes came amid reports that the Syrian army had deployed between […]

Syrian War Report – January 11, 2017: Russia Deploys More Warplanes To Support Syrian Army

Syrian War Report – January 11, 2017: Russia Deploys More Warplanes To Support Syrian Army

…from SouthFront Last night, Syrian army troops, backed up by artillery strikes, attacked ISIS units north of the Kuweires Airbase. There are no detailed reports from the area, but pro-government sources argued that the army had been able to kill some 4 ISIS members in the area. The government forces’ activity north of Kuweires allowed […]

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