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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, […]

US-led coalition strike against Syrian forces ‘absolutely unacceptable’ – Russian Foreign Ministry

US-led coalition strike against Syrian forces ‘absolutely unacceptable’ – Russian Foreign Ministry

  FILE PHOTO: Two US F-15E Strike Eagles © Reuters The US-led coalition strike on a pro-government convoy in Syria is unacceptable and violates the sovereignty of the country, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said. “Any military actions leading to the aggravation of the situation in Syria definitely affect the political process. Especially if […]

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 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 – 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 23, 2017: Govt Forces Face Crisis In Northern Hama

Syrian War Report – March 23, 2017: Govt Forces Face Crisis In Northern Hama

…from SouthFront Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS), Anjad al-Sham, Jaish al-Nasr, Jaish al-izzah and the Idlib Free Army continued its rapid advance against government forces in northern Hama. The HTS-led forces seized Balhassin, Arzeh, Talat al-Shiha, Khatab, Maardas, Eskandariah and some other points from government troops, mainly local militiamen from the National Defense Forces (NDF). The […]

Syrian War Report – March 9, 2017: Govt Forces Crash ISIS In Aleppo, Aim Raqqah

Syrian War Report – March 9, 2017: Govt Forces Crash ISIS In Aleppo, Aim Raqqah

…from SouthFront The Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces, supported by the Syrian and Russian air forces, have continued making impressive gains against the ISIS terrorist group in the province of Aleppo. The Tiger Forces further advanced along the Euphrates River and entered the Jirah Airbase. Now, when the ISIS-held town of Dier Hafer is de-facto cut-off […]

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 – February 16, 2017: Pentagon To Deploy Conventional Ground Forces To Syria?

Syrian War Report – February 16, 2017: Pentagon To Deploy Conventional Ground Forces To Syria?

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces have liberated the villages of Rasm al-Kama, Rasm al-Kabir and Shuwaylekh from ISIS terrorists in the province of Aleppo. The operation was heavily supported by the Russian air power. ISIS-linked sources say that over 40 airstrikes were recently delivered in the Kuweires Airbase countryside. The Syrian army and the National […]

Syrian War Report – February 9, 2017: Govt Forces Repel ISIS Attack In Southeastern Aleppo

Syrian War Report – February 9, 2017: Govt Forces Repel ISIS Attack In Southeastern Aleppo

…from SouthFront ISIS attacked army positions in Um Mayyal near the Khanasser-Aleppo road in order to draw the government forces attention from the operation near al-Bab in the province of Aleppo. However, the attack was repelled by army troops. Some 3 ISIS militants were reportedly killed and 1 armored vehicle destroyed. Earlier, the Syrian army’s […]

Syrian War Report – February 1, 2017: Govt Forces To Clean Another Pocket Near Damascus

Syrian War Report – February 1, 2017: Govt Forces To Clean Another Pocket Near Damascus

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces are preparing to launch a military operation in another pocket near the capital of Damascus – the Beit Jinn pocket, according to pro-government sources. The operation is allegedly set to be launched in February. On January 31, 30 ISIS terrorists were killed in a failed counter-attack against the Syrian army […]

Syrian War Report – January 31, 2017: Govt Forces Launch New Push Against ISIS

Syrian War Report – January 31, 2017: Govt Forces Launch New Push Against ISIS

…from SouthFront Following the surrendering of Wadi Barada, militant groups will leave the town of Sirghaya and the areas east of Zabadani. The move is reported to be a part of the wide reconciliation agreement made during the operation in Wadi Barada. If done, government forces will secure a large chunk of the Syrian-Lebanon border. […]

Syrian War Report – January 23, 2017: Govt Forces Counter-Attacking In Deir Ezzor

Syrian War Report – January 23, 2017: Govt Forces Counter-Attacking In Deir Ezzor

…from SouthFront The Jaish al-Islam militant group has made a series of counter-attacks in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, targeting Syrian troops near Hazrama and Tal Nasabiyah. Initially, the militants were able to retake some points in Hazrama but after a series of firefights and a deployment of government reinforcements to the area, they […]

Syrian War Report – January 19, 2017: Govt Forces Advancing On Multiple Fronts

Syrian War Report – January 19, 2017: Govt Forces Advancing On Multiple Fronts

…from SouthFront The Russian Aerospace Forces and the Turkish Armed Forces have been conducting a joint military operation in the area of al-Bab, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. The operation involves 9 Russian warplanes [4 Su-24, 4 Su-25 and 1 Su-34] and 8 Turkish warplanes. At the same day, the Syrian army gained […]

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

…from SouthFront Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by US-led coalition warplanes and military advisors, have regained more areas from the ISIS terrorist group inside the major Iraqi city of Mosul in the province of Nineveh. ISF troops have recently, liberated the districts of Al-Hadba, Kafaat, al-Kindy, Andalus, Dhubat, al-Furqan, Al-Faisaliyah, and al-Shorta. Also liberated […]

Syrian Govt Forces Gain Momentum Against Militants In Wadi Barada Area Northwest Of Damascus

Syrian Govt Forces Gain Momentum Against Militants In Wadi Barada Area Northwest Of Damascus

…from SouthFront Syrian army troops, backed up by warplanes and artillery units, have entered the villages of Ayn Al Fijah and Baseema and seized notable parts of them. Firefights were also reported near Dayr Miqrin and Kafr Az Zayat. At the same time conflicting reports are circulating that militants in Ayn Al Fijah and Baseema […]

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

…from SouthFront On January 9, Iraqi security forces (ISF) took control of the al-Baladiyat district of Mosul and announced the liberation of Domiz. Separately, ISF units entered the district of Sukkar after a series of firefights with ISIS units in the area. Yarmjah, Mazari, and Palestine districts remained conten[d]ed areas between ISF and ISIS. Pro-government […]

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