…from SouthFront On September 19, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) repelled a huge attack of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) on Ma’an in northern Hama. A fighting was also reported in Tulaysiyah, Tel Al-Aswad, Al-Qahira, Al-Zughbi and Al-Raya. In total, about 40 militants […]
…from SouthFront On September 18th, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Syrian Republcian Guard (SRG) officially crossed the Euphrates River using a pontoon bridge and amphibious vehicles. They then engaged ISIS terrorists on the eastern bank. The SAA and the SRG advanced on ISIS positions in the Saqr Island and captured a major part […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), Hezbollah, the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are preparing for a joint advance on the ISIS border strongholds of al-Bukamal and al-Qaim. On Saturday, the Iraqi Army and the PMU launched an anti-ISIS operation in the border area, liberated the border town Akashat, the H-3 […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the National Defense Forces (NDF), and the Qalamoun Shield Forces (QSF) have liberated the villages of Um Rujm, ‘Amudiyah, Rasm Sawwanah, Unq al-Hawa, Khan, Luwaybidah, and Darwishiyah from ISIS in the eastern countryside of Salamiyah north of the Homs-Palmyra highway. Despite strong ISIS resistance, government troops continue developing […]
…from SouthFront Hezbollah declared a victory in Syria as the Russian Defense Ministry announced that pro-government forces have liberated 85% of the country from militants. “We have won in the war [in Syria],” Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday, according to the Lebanese newspaper al-Akhbar. He added that “the path of the other […]
The US and its allies have urged two militant groups fighting the government in southeastern Syria to retreat into Jordan in the face of army advances, Reuters has quoted militant sources as saying.
Following the success of the Syrian army’s operation in Deir ez-Zor, with Russian aerial support, government troops will have to consolidate their anti-terror operation by working with forces in neighboring Iraq, Syrian military expert General Saleem Harba told Sputnik.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Military helicopters of the US-led coalition carried out another heliborne operation in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, carrying 20 senior ISIL commanders on board, a military and diplomatic source said on Friday. “Amid the successful operations by the Syrian government troops in the Eastern part of Syria in late August, a number of ISIL field […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have liberated Abu Dali, Masud, Abu Rimal, Hamadat al Amr, and Al Marami from ISIS in the eastern Hama countryside. Now, clashes are ongoing in the vicinity of Suhah. The Russian Aerospace Forces have conducted 329 strikes, destroying 27 armored vehicles, 48 pickups mounted with […]
Top Iranian security official Ali Shamkhani and Alexander Lavrentiev, President Putin’s special envoy for Syria, held talks in Tehran on Tuesday on the latest developments in Syria.
Government forces have lifted a 3-years long ISIS siege from the city of Deir Ezzor, according to pro-government sources.
On Wednesday, 12 civilians were killed and 16 wounded in American airstrikes in Afghanistan’s eastern province Logar. Afghan politicians commented to Sputnik Afghanistan on the issue, noting that civilians fear US army and NATO operations more that the Taliban.
…from SouthFront Pro-government forces, led by the Syrian Republican Guard, have the strategic al-Bishri Mountain as well as the al-Birshri triangle from ISIS and deployed in only about 37 km from the city of Deir Ezzor besieged by ISIS terrorists. Some sources even speculate that government troops advanced 5-10 km further, but this still has […]
…from SouthFront Government forces, led by the Syrian Republican Guard, have overrun the ISIS defense north of Sukhna and liberated Al Khuwayliyah, Khan al-Baghala, the Subai’i Mount, the Daba Mount, the Khashm Baghal Mount and the nearby areas, according to pro-government sources. If reports are confirmed, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies are […]
…from SouthFront Syrian government forces, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, reportedly eliminated the most battle-tested and well-armed unit of ISIS in the Euphrates River valley last weekend. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, over 800 ISIS members, 13 battle tanks, 39 pickup trucks armed with large-caliber machine guns and 9 mortars and artillery guns […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian-Iranian-Russian alliance has achieved a large progress in its operations against ISIS in the province of Homs. On August 20, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated the key held village of Humaymah, which had been controlled by ISIS near the Iraqi border. The SAA allegedly lost a bulldozer and an unknown number […]
Military helicopters of the US-led coalition carried out another heliborne operation in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, carrying a senior ISIL commander on board, an Arab media outlet reported on Tuesday.
…from SouthFront Last weekend, Syrian government forces liberated the strategic town of Sukhna in the province of Homs. The town located 110km from the city of Deir Ezzor had been one of the key ISIS strongholds lying at the root of the ISIS defense in the provinces of Homs. The Republican Guard, the 18th Armoured […]
…from SouthFront Modern 9K333 Verba man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADs) have been spotted at positions of the Russian military servicemen in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. The MANPADs were reportedly deployed to protect checkpoints and observation posts established by the Russians from DIY combat drones as well as other threats from the air. ISIS has […]
The Syrian Arab army (SAA) backed by the allies began a large-scale offensive and the assault of the city of As-Sukhnah, a gateway to the province of Deir ez-Zor located in the eastern part of Homs province. According to Inside Syria Media Center’ military correspondents the SAA and the allied formations captured on Thursday night […]
…from SouthFront On Wednesday, Syrian government forces liberated important hills southwest of Sukhna and established fire control over this strategic ISIS-held town in the province of Homs. The advance was heavily supported by Russian and Syrian warplanes and attack helicopters. On Thursday, the army advanced further in the area. Sukhna is one of the most […]
…from SouthFront Syrian government forces have liberated at least 55 towns from ISIS and killed some 2,000 terrorists in the province of Aleppo since June 1st and now the Syrian military and its allies continue advancing against ISIS along the Euphrates River, Chief of the Russian General Staff’s Main Operational Directorate Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy […]
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) are attempting to separate Jobar and Zamalka areas in eastern Damascus countryside. They have advanced along the M5 highway and claimed capturing some buildings in the process.
…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 […]
Recently Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his readiness to conduct a new military operation in the north of Syria to prevent the emergence of a Kurdish state there. Turkey has already confirmed its seriousness on this issue by the recent air strikes carried out by Ankara at the positions of the Kurds and by […]
Military experts say the recent advances of the Syrian Army troops at border with Iraq towards the ISIL-held town of Albu Kamal were of vital importance, showing that the pro-government forces will soon drive terrorists out of the war-hit country.
Military sources confirmed that the Israeli Air Force, for the second time in a row, targeted the Syrian Army troop’s strongholds in the Southern province of Quneitra in the last 24 hours.
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.
Jim W. Dean – Although this is good news, Southfront is reporting the main ISIS body had already retreated, leaving suicide squads to bleed the SAA down when it moves to take the city. Foreign jihadis are usually chosen for this “dead ender” work.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have renewed push against the US-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the southeastern Syrian desert.