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Syrian War Report – September 20, 2017: US-led Coalition Seeks Stop Syrian Army Advance Near Deir Ezzor

Syrian War Report – September 20, 2017: US-led Coalition Seeks Stop Syrian Army Advance Near Deir Ezzor

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – September 19, 2017: Syrian Army Develops Advance On Eastern Bank Of Euphrates

Syrian War Report – September 19, 2017: Syrian Army Develops Advance On Eastern Bank Of Euphrates

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – September 18, 2017: Syrian Army Crossed Euphrates River

Syrian War Report – September 18, 2017: Syrian Army Crossed Euphrates River

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – September 14, 2017: Syrian Army Clearing Eastern Homs Pocket From ISIS

Syrian War Report – September 14, 2017: Syrian Army Clearing Eastern Homs Pocket From ISIS

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – September 13, 2017: Army Prepares To Cross Euphrates River

Syrian War Report – September 13, 2017: Army Prepares To Cross Euphrates River

…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 […]

US Army Continues Rescue Operations for ISIL in Eastern Syria

US Army Continues Rescue Operations for ISIL in Eastern Syria

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 […]

Syrian War Report – September 7, 2017: Syrian Army Advances Along Sukhna-Deir Ezzor Highway

Syrian War Report – September 7, 2017: Syrian Army Advances Along Sukhna-Deir Ezzor Highway

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – September 1, 2017: Army Advances Deep Inside Deir Ezzor Province

Syrian War Report – September 1, 2017: Army Advances Deep Inside Deir Ezzor Province

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – August 30, 2017: Syrian Army Advances Northeast of Sukhna

Syrian War Report – August 30, 2017: Syrian Army Advances Northeast of Sukhna

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – August 28, 2017: ISIS Suffers Large Casualties In Clashes With Army In Southern Raqqah

Syrian War Report – August 28, 2017: ISIS Suffers Large Casualties In Clashes With Army In Southern Raqqah

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – August 21, 2017: Syrian Army Is About To Create Second ISIS Pocket In Central Syria

Syrian War Report – August 21, 2017: Syrian Army Is About To Create Second ISIS Pocket In Central Syria

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – August 7, 2017: Sukhna Liberated, Army Continues Advance

Syrian War Report – August 7, 2017: Sukhna Liberated, Army Continues Advance

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – August 4, 2017: Army, SDF Boost Cooperation, Set Up Joint Operations Room

Syrian War Report – August 4, 2017: Army, SDF Boost Cooperation, Set Up Joint Operations Room

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – July 27, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Strageic ISIS-held Town Of Sukhna

Syrian War Report – July 27, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Strageic ISIS-held Town Of Sukhna

…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 […]

Syrian War Report – July 25, 2017: Army Liberated 55 Towns, Killed 2000 Terrorists Since June

Syrian War Report – July 25, 2017: Army Liberated 55 Towns, Killed 2000 Terrorists Since June

…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 […]

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 […]

Kurds May Face Turkish Army in Syria One-to-One

Kurds May Face Turkish Army in Syria One-to-One

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 […]

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.

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