On Thursday, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies announced start of the Operation “Grand Dawn” in eastern Syria.
RT/Moscow: A newly released declassified audit from the US Department of Defense shows that negligent accounting by the military has resulted in the Pentagon not knowing what happened to more than $1 billion in arms and equipment meant for the Iraqi Army.
US-backed militant groups, often referred to as the Free Syrian Army (FSA), have declared the start of a counter-offensive against “the regime and its foreign militias” in the area east of Suweida in southeastern Syria.
An ISIS analog has entered the Syrian stage with all the flair and glory of a Hollywood spectacular; the US has decided to push forward a full-scale ground offensive in Syria.
…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, […]
…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) […]
…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 […]
…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 […]
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 […]
Jim W. Dean – The most immoral people in Israel, among Jews in total really, are now the Likud party, and more specifically the blood thirsty advocates of mass murder in their ranks.
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 […]
Pro-government forces, backed by Russian and Syrian warplanes and attack helicopters, continued developing momentum against ISIS terrorists in the countryside of Palmyra.
Jim W. Dean – I hope this is the last time the Iraqis claim to have the last road out of Mosul cut off.
…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 […]
Jim W. Dean – Russia stated today that there are no instances of YPG attacks on Turkey, inferring that Turkey has no justifiable security need to continues its push toward Manbji.
…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 […]
On February 21, the Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, supported by Russian warplanes, liberated the key town of Rasm Harmel al-Imam and the village of Tabaret Madi from ISIS terrorists in the province of Aleppo.
Iraq’s Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday that the country’s security forces have taken control over six large missile-manufacturing workshops of ISIL terrorists West of Mosul city. Below the arrest but not execution of another Saudi paid mercenary.
…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 […]
…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 […]
The U.S. Army has been plagued with costly acquisition failures in recent decades, chief amongst them the Future Combat System (FCS) program.
…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 […]
…from SouthFront On January 26, the ISIS terrorist group made a fierce attempt to cut off a supply line to the government held city of Aleppo near Khanaser. Initially ISIS units seized a few villages and even came close to cutting off the road, but pro-government forces, backed up by Russian warplanes, repelled the ISIS […]
…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 […]
…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 […]
…from SouthFront On January 17, the Syrian army, led by Tiger Forces units, made a push against ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of Aleppo city. Government forces seized the village of Abad and engaged militants in the villages of Rasm al-Alam and Mushayrafa. Some pro-government sources described this move as a first stage of […]
…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 state news agency SANA says Israeli jets have bombed the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus, accusing Tel Aviv of supporting terrorism.
…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 […]
…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 […]