…from SouthFront The US is increasing its military involvement in the Afghanistan conflict in an attempt to take an upper hand in a battle against the Taliban. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced on September 18 that the US will send more than 3,000 troops bringing the total number of personnel serving in the country […]
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.
…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 […]
…from SouthFront Iraqi military for the first time officially admitted their losses from bombing, carried out by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), used by ISIS. The casualties were suffered during incidents in eastern and southern Mosul on February 21. As the Daily Sabah newspaper reported, citing Brigadier General Abdul-Mahdi al-Ameri, an ISIS UAV “fired a […]
…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 […]
…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 Arab Army announced renewed operations in eastern Aleppo on September 22nd. Hezbollah announced their participation shortly after the SAA General Command. The operations are reportedly coordinated with Russian military advisers deployed in the area. The Syrian Air Force has delivered up to 45 air strikes on militant targets in the Aleppo […]
Russian Navy To Get 12 Warships, 8 Combatant Craft, 23 Auxiliary Vessels By Yearend: Defense Minister
The Russian navy has undergone quite a transformation since the ‘bad old days’ on the 1990s and early 2000s when ships were left to rot at anchor. While the navy is a far smaller force than it’s Soviet predecessor, it remains a potent and capable force equipped with modern ships and systems. Relatively few Soviet-era […]
The operation of the Syrian government forces in the Aleppo city is facing a real challenge. A critical moment in the activity of the loyalists was the fall of the town of Khan Touman that has been seized by Al Nusra and the group’s allies.
ISIS militants conducted a wave of suicide attacks on the YPG and SDF centers in the Southern parts of Salouk town, Northern Raqqa.