Al Nusra & Allies Launch Full-Scale Advance Outside Aleppo. Russia Responds with Air Strikes

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Al Nusra & Allies Launch Full-Scale Advance Outside Aleppo. Russia Responds with Air Strikes

The Jabhtat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) terrorist group and its allies have launched a full-scale advance against the Syrian army outside the Syrian city of Aleppo.

“The Syrian troops are engaged in heavy defensive fighting to prevent terrorists from breaking through to the center of Aleppo,” Russia’s Center for Syrian reconciliation said in a statement.

According to the Russian military, heavy shellings with usage of mortars and multiple rocket launchers are reported. Local sources say that Al Nusra and its allies have concentrated a striking force in the area of Kafr Naha, Regiment 46 and Atareb.

Alleged air strikes by the Russian Aerospace Forces were reported in eastern and southwestern Aleppo.

A Red Crescent aid convoy (reportedly 10-20 trucks) was at Urem al-Kubra destroyed by an air strike in western Aleppo, according to pro-militant sources. Pro-government sources report that the air strike destroyed a warehouse in the same area.

The ruce collapsed.

Al Nusra & Allies Launch Full-Scale Advance Outside Aleppo. Russia Responds with Air Strikes

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  • hvaiallverden

    So, Russia.

    In an world where realitys flips at breath taking speed, I have just had confrimed by my Initiale thinking, witch I dropped of hope of something else, peace, but that never happened.
    Reconsiliations, nope.
    Hope, ugh…….. f…. that.
    etc etc.

    And then to what I have read from the Turks, witch drools something about Iran.
    And then the scums of this earth Israel, drools something about Iran.
    The the primus backstabber of them all Russia, whom is hold back because of orders from Israel.
    And is allowing the rotten Turks to invade since the hate propaganda against Iran is what drives this show forward, and now the Turks slaughters Syrians that is fighting the ISIS/UssA.
    And then the Imperial banana republic whom is saying the same.
    I dont bother to go more into it than just that.

    What is this, Russians, I sayed in the beginning of this campagne from the Russians that never ever trust the Ruskies, one thing is the evil Yankees, nothing new from this scums, but the downfall of justice and truth have gone thruout the hole board, incl Russia.
    The Tiurks is saying the same, using this invasion of Syria to be about protecting their masters in Israel and fight Iran in the local political arena, and all my hopes avaporated because I know the Turks are an treasonous rotten to the core people.
    Never ever truts anyone of them, Russians and the Turks.
    Most Israelis are de facto Russians, and thats why Israel is protected by the “saviour” Putin,

    I know we lost it, this war will end Syria as we know it, the Turks is helping the Kurds if the stay in Syria/Iraq if the follow the UssA/Turkish politics and agenda of Kurdistan, an Israel 2.0.
    All to fight Iran.

    I havent seen this level of treason as far I can rmember, the Russians isnt and must never be trusted, never.
    Mark my words, and its NOT about the media, like this one, but the present twist of direction, and the silence after.
    From now on I will just sit back and watch you rats wack each others, an sort of poetic justice.

    My mission is ended, and I will retreat from it all.
    NO use of waisting time and effort of mindless creeps and scums of this earth.

    peace

    • Tom Johnson

      What do want the Russians to do, commit suicide? Do you think that they can fight the US, Turkey alone can push them into the Mediterranean. It’s time for Putin to relocate Assad to the coastal mountains or remove him from office. Aleppo an 8000 year old city state should be free of Assad’s 50 year reign of terror and the borders drawn in the 1900’s redrawn-yes a Balkaniztion of Syria and Kurdish Iraq will occur.

      • grumpy_carpenter

        “What do want the Russians to do, commit suicide?”

        Russians don’t have to do a thing with the USA, just sit back and watch the tap dancing. Russia is putting the USA in a position where they can no longer protect their proxy forces in Syria. So to answer you question …. drop the gloves and pound the fuck out of all the head choppers with air and arty just like they did in the Red Army days. As the Russians say “Artillery is the king of the battlefield”

      • Jesus

        The Russians would commit suicide by spanking US….or Turkey? For your limited information Russia has Syrian ground troops, Hezzbolah, and Iranian elements in Syria, Iraq and Iran are allies in the area. What does US have? Some ragtag jihadis and ISIS that have limited means to conduct war? Would US endanger itself getting involved in a shooting match with the Russians over these jihadis? Russia is not going to listen to calls for cease fires from US, they are going to destroy all neocon ragtag jihadis. The goal of of taking and securing Deir Ezzor and securing its airfield and surrounding areas would provide the Russians with an opportunity to establish an A2/AD area
        neutralizing coalition air intersection from Iraqi bases.

        • 888mladen .

          Yes and it has been recklessly wasting them as they would have been an endless resource. 100 elite Syrian soldiers lost in a single NATO cowardly air raid . How much more losses like this would Syria be able to sustain under the Russian leadership? Syria cannot afford to lose 30 mil people like Soviet Russia in the WWII.

          • John Whitehot

            nobody said they were elite. And about “recklessly wasting”, it’s bullshit. You can have your ideas on the situation, but in fact you’re just another uninformed person. So you’re not deciding what’s wasted and what’s not.

          • 888mladen .

            If you consider yourself to be a nobody then I agree with you 100% .

          • John Whitehot

            i have no problem with that. it’s you that have trouble accepting that in the end you don’t know a piece of shit of what’s happening. Reasoning ppl try to fill in the holes with .. reasoning. Brainwashed ppl instead go to cnn and tabloids.

          • Jesus

            That is all US can do, act cowardly and attempt a sneak attack. There was no precedent of US planes attacking Syrian positions, (except one) there is one now, drones flying over the are will be shot at, I am sure the Syrian units in the area will deploy more defensively and will be provided man pads and maybe some Pantsair systems. I always wanted Russia to send an armored brigade in the area along with Syrian units to quickly clean the area and make it a safe zone.

        • John Whitehot

          Don’t forget that China has clearly signaled that will join Russia if the US do something funny.

        • Boris Kazlov

          Tom Johnson is just parrroting the CIA playbook “Assad must go”., it is useless to try to reason with him, he is hungry for rat-meat burgers, so he posts whatever they tell him. Poor loser.

          • Jesus

            Maybe CIA’s playbook can be rewritten. CIA does not have fighting hardware, all their propaganda is for the sheep to eat and become dumb. When push comes to shove, real firepower is going to have its final say.

      • Boris Kazlov

        Putin is not a bitch like you, he will not do anything to Assad, he is the legitimate president of the only nation that stands clearly in the way of Israel, all the rest is cheap propaganda from Useless Stupid Americans.

      • John Whitehot

        apparently you are unaware of anything even loosely related to war. Also you seem unaware that Russia can level both turkey and israel without even leaving its own airspace. About the US, russia can destroy them in a nuclear exchange, and that’s enough to avoid the US to go at war with Russia.

        • Boris Kazlov

          I can tell you exactly what is going on, and you can call whatever you want after that, for all I care. The USA is controlled by the financial power wielded by Israel. Israel does not want a strong neighbor, that sides with Palestinians. They prefer ISIS to Iran, in the words of a Jewish general, that is why USA supports terrorists, for the sake of Israel,

          • John Whitehot

            can’t argue with that, actually it’s pretty much what i think

          • Jesus

            Israel is not a great financial powerhouse, individual Jews that are multi billionaires controlling main aspects of the US economy, these individuals combined, posses great financial resources, however, not all of them are zionists. It is the Zionist billionaires aka neocons that support Israel indirectly by influencing US foreign policy in the Middle East.

          • Jesus

            Russia, Syria, Iran are the triad that withstands US and Israel. Maybe Turkey will join along with China who is pursuing avenues for the Silk Road. If Russia was to deploy a brigade of Iskander missiles in Syria, both Israel and coalition forces in Iraq will be hyperventilating, NATO positions in Iraq could be history in less than 10 minutes, the Ibril airfield US used to bomb Syrian forces in Deir- Ezzor will be dead meat. The neocons choose to play the role of the ostrich. The day will come when Russia along with its allies will attack Israel.

    • 888mladen .

      Lot of truth in what you have written about Russians. It seems like they’ve never being able to learn from history. For whom did A Solzhenitsyn write his books. I bet you neither of the current Russian politicians has read them thoroughly. They have no time for it. They all have been chasing wane glory. Russia has become a copy of US. Large portion of the heavy industry has been scrapped the rest is waiting to be sold to private sector, the agriculture is in shambles only banking sector, energy sector and military complex are up and running. How is that different from US?

  • Bomb them back to the stone age.

    • Nexusfast123

      I would say past that as they already have a stone age mentality.

  • grumpy_carpenter

    Russia plays chess the USA plays checkers. Putin has just about gotten the USA painted into a corner and the reaction of the DOD and Stephanie Powers’s tantrum at the UN show that the US is cracking.

    The air attack on SAA forces 7 minutes before an ISIL attack on the same position is very difficult to explain away. Britain, Australia and Denmark have expressed regret at their forces contribution to the attack before the US DOD comes out with their investigation which implies that they are distancing themselves.

    The coalition is operating at the Syrian government’s pleasure so if Syria demands they cease operations they will be breaking international law if they stay. In my opinion Putin’s real reason for agreeing to the cease fire was to prove to the world that the USA is a rogue state that sponsors and uses terrorists for it’s own geopolitical goals. Those of us who pay attention know that the USA has used terrorists and right wing death squads for regime change in countries like Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Iran and Chile since the 1950’s.

    Putin is going to catch the USA in the act this time. He has a cease fire agreement that the USA is adamant to keep hidden from the world, he has elint aircraft soaking up transmissions from all over the middle east, Russia has issued a press release today stating they have PROOF the the USA is a sponsor of terrorism. If the USA continue actions in Syria it’s can no longer pretend to be standing for freedom, democracy or humanitarism…..they will be outed as warmongers and terrorists by proxy.

    I’m not predicting that this will be the end of the USA’s actions in Syria but the US’s credibility in Europe in particular is going to be severely questioned…..especially since this war has caused such a humanitarian crisis in the EU and cause death and chaos to countries like France and Belgium.

    • Carol Davidek-Waller

      I agree. Putin is never naive. He knew what how this truce might end.

      • Boris Kazlov

        No human can calculate all the factors involved in a war, chess is much simpler, Putin may know chess, but his assessment of the situation has failed, you don’t play with the lives of your allies. You cannot confidently play with a known deceiver, just bomb them, keep it simple, stupid, humans cannot calculate that far. Now more lives will be spent because terrorists have positioned themselves.You don’t parley when your enemy is against the ropes, you finish him, simple.

        • Carol Davidek-Waller

          The US has spent a lot of resources on painting Russia with its own brush; ambitious for empire. Even though it appears to a lie, Putin would face a firestorm of criticism from the international community if he used a sledge hammer. If the truce had held, many more lives would have been saved. That’s worth a risk. Now the whole world knows what America has become. The Russian have carte blanche to help the Syrians finish the job. No moderate this or moderate that. The US’s behavior has be deplorable, indefensible.

          • Peter Jennings

            Hanged by their own petard, as they say.

          • John Whitehot

            Obama just said the US is a superpower because it goes beyond its own interests. Lol, it’s like saying that the sky is down and the earth is up.

          • Boris Kazlov

            Syria is already reduced to rubble, and the whole world gives a freaking $h1t about revelations on US, they just don’t care and will keep cheering on.
            Syrians do not agree with Russia cozying up to USA, neither do Iranians, I don’t agree with Putin ‘s idea, he is deluded thinking that he can convince the murican leadership to act normal, ha has failed more than once, the only thing that could, maybe, bring them to their senses, is violence.

          • Carol Davidek-Waller

            Yes, there’s been a great deal of damage which is why the sensible notion of having those who start and perpetuate hostilities pay the lion’s share for rebuilding has been presented by the Russians.
            I don’t see Putin ‘cozying up’. He recognizes both his nation’s strengths and weaknesses and those of his ‘partner’s’. He playing his cards close to his chest had it’s the US is that going to caught off balance, not the Syrian Alliance.
            He’s all ready backed the US into a corner where they were forced to break the cease fire they’d agreed to or be glaringly exposed as the world’s largest and worst terrorist organization. All while hypocritically claiming ‘a war on terror’.
            When the cease fire predictably broke down, the US was clearly to blame and the Syrian allies were all ready on the march. They have regained almost all they lost and have several large offensive in the works. Russia has it’s aircraft carrier parked off shore.
            While Lavrov and Kerry drone on, the Syrians, Russians, Iran and Hezbollah will mop up their terrorist pals. If the US escalates, clearly they are to blame for anything that follows.

        • John Whitehot

          u gotta be kidding, it’s utter idiocy. “chess” and “checkers” is a metaphore. Also, you have the presumption that Putin’s assumption failed when you don’t have but public sources as intelligence, which in the best case are lacunous but in fact, are all wrong. You could utter this bs if you were somebody who has not got the slightest idea of what you’re talking about, or if you are just another tom johnson, if not himself. You folks just keep spewign bullshit coz u aint got nothing left to say, and i’ll keep uncover you being dirty zionists 10 times out of 10 you fucking ruffians.

          • Boris Kazlov

            I am not Tom Johnson, I think that Russian approach of appeasement and dialogue has failed, look at how well the Minsk agreements have been implemented, and the truce in Syria, why does Russia even bother to sign documents with them, facts speak for the themselves, Mr. Hothead.

          • John Whitehot

            ah right, you’re a russian with syrian blood.

          • Boris Kazlov

            Yes, and my blood is boiling over what is USrahell is doing in Syria and elshere. I want a crushing defeat of its mercenary proxies, in Syria, not just talk falling on deaf ears.

        • 888mladen .

          Excellent comment. You never play with the lives of your allies indeed.

    • 888mladen .

      What about US Poseidon flying over Hmeim air base without being intercepted? Why do they intercept them over the Baltic’s but they let them freely violate Syrian airspace? I know the answer because they are partners.

      • grumpy_carpenter

        I didn’t hear about this but how do you know it wasn’t agreed upon? The Russian had a TU-214R in Syria as well…..maybe it’s part of the cease fire deal or perhaps the Russians have nothing to hide and shooting down an unarmed US plane would cause Russia more trouble than it worth.

        Perhaps Russian EW capabilities are good enough that the P-8 got nothing but noise and radar lock from an S-400?

        • 888mladen .
          • John Whitehot

            so, actually it did not “Fly over” the base as you stated before, besides, what difference can it be between 50 miles and 0 miles? no difference for brainwashed zio/yank slaves in need of histerically enforce the agenda of their masters. Secondly, if true, the P-8 mission shows only one thing, the US are desperate for the russians to fire up the fcr radar of the s-400 to record its emission. Which means, the US has not been able to record nothing from it ever, and if shit hits the fan, they won’t be unable to degrade the system even to 1% extent. Which means very bad news for anything western or israeli trying funny things

          • 888mladen .
          • John Whitehot

            ludicrous. If you had cared to read the whole article instead of the title only you would had known that they are talking about flights over international waters, hence in international airspace. Something which, fyi, happens all the time and nobody finds it interesting at all. US planes violating russian airspace will be shot down, like they have always been shot down since soviet times.

          • 888mladen .

            Really a simplistic reasoning. I leave you to indulge in it.

          • grumpy_carpenter

            Read the article CAREFULLY. It said the P-8 flew across the Mediterranian NEAR the Russian base.

            Nowhere in the article did it say the aircraft entered Syrian airspace or flew over the base.

            Shooting down an unarmed American aircraft in international air space would not be a good thing for world peace or benefit the Russians or Syrians in any way at this point in time.

          • 888mladen .

            Thank you I did. No need to rise your voice We were talking about intercepting the spy airplane not shooting it down. You might be too quick on the trigger mate. Russian air force did it over the Baltic sea well before it entered their airspace. It’s futile to talk with people like you to say the least. Get your manners up to standard.

          • John Whitehot

            again, you are always judging what the russians (what a surprise, only the russians) do, without knowing anything. If they did not intercept it, they had their good reasons. For what you know, they intercepted it but nobody reported it to the medias. Or maybe the americans notified them of the flight. There could be a million reasons for anything that happens, but your position is always that russians / syrians are wrong and israelis / US are right. So your bs may find its way among brainwashed histerycal teenagers, but not with folks with at least the ability to read and write.

      • John Whitehot

        and where did you read about this particular feat? coz I found absoutely nothing about this on common news sites on syria.

        • 888mladen .

          You must have been the best informed person in the world.

    • Peter Jennings

      The people and honest nations of the world have a responsibility to pursue terrorists and the friends of terrorists where ever they may be, where ever they go and who ever they are.

      As bush the monkey once said when rattling his tin, ‘either you are with us or with the terrorists’.
      Too true George.

  • Payne Degroin

    US ISIS pets are not doing that great these despite USAF support.

  • Peter Jennings

    It would seem, from the image used, that the fake jihadists have resorted to pushing their tanks around these days.