The largest coalition of militant groups in Southern Syria announced that they have refused to participate in a US-Russia brokered cessation of hostilities stretching across Quneitra, Dara’a and Western Sweida.
Militants of Maghaweir Al-Thawra (Revolutionary guards), an islamist group supported by the U.S., have set up a new camp in Al-Zagiph area in southeastern Syria.
Jim W. Dean – We saw this coming. The FSA has nowhere to go, and maybe their paychecks stop if they go back to Jordan. Will the US risk an air engagement with the Russians over denying them control over their own roads and crossroads?
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.
The TOW missile used by the ‘rebels’ in this video is the product of the Raytheon Corporation, it will have been smuggled into Syria recently, either from Turkey or from Jordan, supplied by the US, paid for by Saudi Arabia.
Editor’s note: 4 days ago, we were on sat phone with al Bab, while our informant watched Turkish troops put 950 ISIS fighters on trucks, like they were lifelong friends. A day later, Turkey claimed they won al Bab in a “lightning raid.” Then a day later, Syrian official tell us Turkish planes attacked their […]
…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 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 […]
Jim W. Dean – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is continuing its successful formula of pushing the jihadis out of threatening range of Damascus. This current group along the Wadi Barata river made a bad move when it poisoned the Damascus water supply
The head of Jordan’s armed forces warned that ISIL may have acquired anti-aircraft missiles in the area bordering Syria and Israel.
…from SouthFront On December 26 and December 27, the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian Air Force were delivering massive airstrikes on Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) targets in the Idlib-Aleppo countryside, according to local sources. The activity of the Syrian-Russian air power in the area was synchronized with […]
Jim W. Dean – We are beginning to get video of the huge food hoards the jihadis had, but they starved the poor citizens just to create photo ops blaming Assad.
5,000 terrorist fighters are being allowed to evacuate from Aleppo. This means that they will be recuperating in Turkey before being resupplied, re-armed and re-equipped then returned to the fight somewhere in Syria or Iraq.
…from SouthFront Last night, Jaish al-Fatah militants launched a major offensive against government forces in Hikmah from the direction of Rashiddeen 4 in the southwestern Aleppo countryside. After a series of firefights, the Syrian Army and Hezbollah forced Jaish al-Fatah units to retreat. As result a group of militants, that sabotaged evacuation from Aleppo on […]
Jim W. Dean – The big test now will be to see of the Syrian coalition can get a well oiled PR program running on all the atrocities committed by the jihadis and their Western and Gulf State backed friends.
…from SouthFront Jaish al-Fatah and Fatah Halab militant coalitions’ defenses are collapsing in the Syrian city of Aleppo under the pressure of pro-government forces. Late on December 6 and early on December 7, the Syrian army, the National Defense Forces (NDF) and Liwa al-Quds set control over the areas east and north of the Aleppo […]
…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 […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian military announced the formation of a Fifth Attack Troop Corps of volunteers on November 22.The formation will be comprised of several newly formed divisions and brigades that will be structured similar to the other 4 army corps in the Syrian Arab Army. The army plans to recruit from across the country, […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian Air Force destroyed up to 60 air strikes in northern Hama since Monday, destroying a number of armored vehicles, cars and fighting positions belonging to Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) and its allies. The main air strikes were reported north of Soran, Tal Hawash, Kafr Naboudah and Qasabiyah. Infighting among […]
Jim W. Dean – It comes as no surprise that the rebels are shelling the aid routes. It is their way of voting no for losing their human shields, which makes the use of heavy weapons more likely to rain down on them.
…from SouthFront Russian and Syrian military scheduled a humanitarian pause in Aleppo city. The pause will take place on Thursday and will be aimed to allow passage to civilians and the withdrawal of militants. Two corridors –will be created for the withdrawal of the militants and six more humanitarian corridors will be opened for the […]
Militants associated with Jabhat Fatah al-Sham shelled villages of Kefraya and Foua in northern Idlib province with chlorine gas mortar, media reported Monday, citing a local source.
A senior commander of the Golan Regiment in the Syrian army disclosed that Israel has activated an operations room in the Southwestern province of Quneitra near its border with Syria to aid the Fatah al-Sham (Nusra) Front terrorists.
A top Daesh leader with a 3-million-dollar bounty from the US State Department on his head received counter-terrorism training in the United States for 11 years, CNN reported. In an interview with Sputnik, Dr. Alon Ben-Meir, political analyst told Radio Sputnik that the case with Khalimov is not isolated. According to Ben-Meir, US trained militants that […]
This gruesome discovery is proof that ISIS has been recruiting from all corners of the globe. Quite where these particular recruits came from in Asia is unknown but we know that ISIS has established itself in Malaysia, Indonesia, The Phillipines and elsewhere. Central Asia is probably more likely however, in particular the Uighur region of […]
Jim W. Dean – Here we have ISIS counterattacking Syrian troops in Aleppo, and the Western pro-Jihadi whiners screaming that not enough humanitarian aid is being delivered in the middle of a battle.
Jim W. Dean – Iran lays out the obvious ploy, one ignored by Western media, to establish a rogue, but Western and Gulf State semi- caliphate permanent proxy terrorist entity in the rear of Damascus, Lebanon and Iraq.
On July 25, the Syrian army successfully advanced in the Layramoun industrial area of Aleppo city, liberating over dozen buildings there.
On July 21 at 05:00 am, Moscow time, six Tu-22M3 long-range bombers delivered another combined strike on newly detected IS facilities east of Palmyra,
…from SouthFront On July 6 Jabhat al-Nusra captured Al-Safa Hill in the Rankous Barrens . The rebel group launched an attack on Hezbollah, at the Al-Safa barrier, seizing two tanks and ‘57mm cannon. ’ Later in the day, pro-Government sources announced that all lost territory had been regained in Al-Safa. On the Midaa front, Jaish […]