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Syrian War Report – July 20, 2017: Govt Forces Regain More Oil Wells In Raqqah Countryside

Syrian War Report – July 20, 2017: Govt Forces Regain More Oil Wells In Raqqah Countryside

…from SouthFront The Syrian Army Tiger Forces and Tribal Forces have captured Qurat Rumailan, the Rumailan Dam, and 15 oil and gas wells 10km east of Dibisan in the southern Raqqah countryside. Government troops have also captured the Dibisan 1 and Dibisan 2 pumping stations. ISIS allegedly lost 7 VBIEDs, a battle tank, and four […]

Syrian War Report – July 5, 2017: Russian Military Police To Deploy In New Buffer Zones?

Syrian War Report – July 5, 2017: Russian Military Police To Deploy In New Buffer Zones?

…from  SouthFront The Russian Military Police may be deployed in buffer zones in Syria, Russia’s chief negotiator at the Astana talks and the president’s envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev said on Tuesday when the fifth round of talks started in the Kazakh capital. According to him, the issue, including the status of de-escalation control forces, […]

Syrian War Report – July 4, 2017: Army Reportedly Receives Russian-made BMPT Terminator Combat Vehicles

Syrian War Report – July 4, 2017: Army Reportedly Receives Russian-made BMPT Terminator Combat Vehicles

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces, led by Liwa al-Quds and Hezbollah units, have further advanced against ISIS northeast of the Arak gas field in the eastern part of Homs province. Army troops and their allies have captured a number of hills and reached the important Rammim Hill west of the Hail gas field. By controlling […]

Syrian War Report – June 30, 2017: Government Advance Against ISIS

Syrian War Report – June 30, 2017: Government Advance Against ISIS

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces, backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces, have fully secured the important village of Humaima following about a week of clashes with ISIS terrorists in the border area with Iraq. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies continued advancing in the direction of the T2 pumping station in southern […]

Syrian War Report – June 28, 2017: US Launches Campaign To Justify Military Action Against Syria

Syrian War Report – June 28, 2017: US Launches Campaign To Justify Military Action Against Syria

…from SouthFront The US is actively preparing public opinion for a direct military aggression against Syria. The White House claimed on Monday that it has a “potential” evidence that the Bashar Assad government was preparing for another chemical weapons attack that “would likely result if the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children.” Press Secretary […]

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 […]

Why Does Coalition Strike Syrian Army?

Why Does Coalition Strike Syrian Army?

On June 6, the U.S.-led International Coalition jets once again attacked the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) positions in southeastern countryside of the Homs Governorate, targeting a unit advancing towards the Al-Tanf Crossing. At least two SAA servicemen were killed and over 15 were badly wounded.

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 – May 4, 2017: Rebel Civil War In Eastern Ghouta

Syrian War Report – May 4, 2017: Rebel Civil War In Eastern Ghouta

…from SouthFront Clashes continued between Jaish al-Islam and the joint forces of the Al-Rahman Corps and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. The Al-Rahman Corps and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) captured the village of Beit Sawa from Jaish al-Islam. Earlier this week, Jaish […]

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 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 – 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 – April 6, 2017: US Launched Tomahawk Cruise Missiles At Military Airfield In Homs

Syrian War Report – April 6, 2017: US Launched Tomahawk Cruise Missiles At Military Airfield In Homs

…from SouthFront Early on Friday, the US Navy launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airbase operated by the Syrian Air Force near the city of Homs. The launch were made by US warships stationed in the Mediterranean Sea. The missiles hit the military airfield in Ash Sha’irat 38 kilometers southeast of the city […]

Syrian Republican Guard: History And Capabilities

Syrian Republican Guard: History And Capabilities

…from SouthFront The Syrian Republican Guard was established in 1976 as an elite force within the Syrian Arab Army essentially as an internal security force intended to protect senior government officials from attacks by anti-government insurgents and also to serve as a check on possible “Bonapartism” within the SAA. Since its establishment, it has enjoyed […]

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