…from SouthFront Liwa Al-Quds (or the Al-Quds Brigade) is a Sunni Palestinian pro-government group formed in mid-2013 by Mohammad “Engineer” al-Sa’eed. The group appeared after Jabhat al-Nusra (the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda), also known as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, had captured of the Handarat Camp north of Aleppo city and started oppressing […]
A former advisor to the Syrian Media Minister disclosed that a large number of Turkish and Saudi officers had been battling against the Syrian government forces in the Eastern districts of Aleppo city shoulder to shoulder with Jeish al-Fatah coalition of terrorist groups.
…from SouthFront On December 12, government forces made significant advances inside the city and pushed the al-Nusra-led “opposition” to accept the withdrawal agreement. Militants will be allowed to move from the eastern Aleppo pocket to the ‘Anadan plains. Right now some militant units are still remaining in the city. But they are not able to […]
…from SouthFront On November 17, Syrian government forces attacked Aqrab; On November 20, the Syrian army and Hezbollah took control of the most part of Aqrab, seized Tal Zuhur, a number of points in Hanano Neighborhood and Old Sheikh Najjar Industrial area; On November 21, Government forces are in control of about 90% of Aqrab On November […]
…from SouthFront A large buildup of pro-government forces took place in southern Aleppo. Hezbollah and Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba deployed a significant number of manpower to the area. This move has once against fueled massive speculations in pro-government media outlets that the Syrian army and its allies are going to advance in the direction of Khan […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian Army and its allies broke militant defenses and liberated significant areas in northeastern Aleppo. Last weekend, Syrian government forces liberated Hanano, Jabal Badro, Inzarat and Handariyah neighborhoods, the Ba’ideen Roundabout and the Ba’ideen Square and seized significant areas in Al-Sakhur neighborhood. On November 28, government forces liberated Handariyah and al-Shakhur neighborhoods, encircling […]
Click to see the full-size map The map depicts the military situation in Aleppo city on November 27, 2016, according to confirmed reports. Syrian government forces military operations are ongoing in the eastern part of Aleppo city. The Syrian army and its allies captured significant parts of Sakhur, fully secured the Ba’ideen Roundabout and the Ba’ideen Square, Jabal […]
Jim W. Dean – With Russia and Iran being “friends” with Turkey, the political dynamics there can also undermine their own military efforts in terms of what is really going to be the end game for them security-wise with a defacto Balkanization of Syria.
…from SouthFront The Syrian army and its allies have reportedly repelled a major counter attack of Jaysh al-Islam militants at the army base in the Eastern Ghouta region near the Syrian capital, Damascus. Holding this strategic area, the pro-government forces are keeping to pose a threat to cut off the Jaish al-Islam militants deployed in […]
A large explosion rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people, authorities said, adding that they are investigating the blast as a criminal act not immediately linked to any terror organization.
…from SouthFront September 8, 2016 saw heavy action for the Islamic State in eastern Qalamoun, Damascus. Faylaq al-Rahman, the Alabdo Martyr brigade and the Islamic State exchanged fire near the capital on Thursday. The Islamic State was reported to have lost a 23 mm gun to a TOW missile strike from Faylaq al-Rahman during combat. […]
The Syrian and Russian fighter jets conducted 200 airstrikes against the military positions and gathering centers of the terrorist groups in the Southwestern part of Aleppo over past 24 hours.
Syrian and Russian warplanes have delivered heavy air strikes in the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Idlib, Hama and Homs, destroying the manpower and military equipment of jihadi groups.
Since August 1, the Russian Aerospace Forces have conducted over 120 air strikes on militant targets at the Syrian city of Aleppo.
On July 25, the Syrian army successfully advanced in the Layramoun industrial area of Aleppo city, liberating over dozen buildings there.
…from SouthFront July 11 evening, joint forces of al-Nusra and Ahrar al-Sham launched fresh attacks in southern Hama, attempting to cut off the government controlled Hama-Salamiyah road at Tall Adara. However, the militant forces were not be able to break the defenses of pro-government forces. Meanwhile, the militants have made a series of attempts to […]
…from SouthFront The ISIS terrorist group has downed a military helicopter in the province of Homs, killing 2 Russian pilots onboard. The initial reports that Mi-25 crashed east of Palmyra late on July 8 were denied by the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD). However, on July 9, the Russian MoD reported that Russian military pilot-instructors […]
A representative of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has told Sputnik Turkey that the SDF has launched a large-scale three-pronged offensive to liberate Syria’s third-largest city Raqqa, which has been the ‘capital’ city of Daesh terrorists for over 2.5 years.
Russia says US fully complicit
Although 70 tunnels have been uncovered, Kurdish and Iraqi forces remain concerned that more secret layers may have been constructed in other parts of the town. A deep network of underground tunnels have been uncovered in Iraq, revealing how ISIS (so-called Islamic State, IS, ISIL or Daesh) have been carefully maintaining escape routes for its terrorists as […]