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Al-Qaeda Terrorists Are Amassing In Southern Greater Idlib, Preparing To Launch Large Attack (Video)

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Al-Qaeda Terrorists Are Amassing In Southern Greater Idlib, Preparing To Launch Large Attack (Video)

Fighters of the al-Qaeda-led Wa Harid al-Muminin operations room, Illustrative image.

Al-Qaeda-affiliated Horas al-Din and Ansar al-Tawhid are amassing their forces in the southern part of the Syrian region of Greater Idlib and preparing to launch a large-scale offensive against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies, RusVesna.SU reported on April 28.

The outlet released a video showing reinforcements from both terrorist groups amassing in the outskirts of the town of Knaddah, which is located 40 km to the west of Idlib city. The reinforcements included pickup trucks, rocket launchers, around 300 militants, as well as a number of trucks loaded with ammunition.

The video was taken by a reconnaissance plane of the Russian Aerospace Forces, which are keeping a close eye on the movements of Horas al-Din and Ansar al-Tawhid.

While Horas al-Din is in a conflict with al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib, Ansar al-Tawhid is a close ally of the group.

The terrorists’ plan to launch a large-scale offensive against the SAA and its allies will certainly jeopardize the ceasefire in Greater Idlib. The ceasefire was brokered by Russia and Turkey on March 5 of last year.

Horas al-Din and Ansar al-Tawhid will not be able to launch an offensive without the approval of HTS, which controls all frontlines in Greater Idlib.

Meanwhile, Turkey, which maintains thousands of troops in Greater Idlib, is doing nothing whatsoever to implement the March 5 agreement. Ankara’s passive attitude may soon lead to a serious military confrontation in Greater Idlib.

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20 comments

  1. Cromwell says:

    So why are they not being incinerated as we speak?what are they waiting for,will they wait until the apes have overrun the town,and to hell with any ceasefire

    1. Al Gathafi Did Nothing Wrong™ says:

      Because there is “The ceasefire was brokered by Russia and Turkey on March 5 of last year“.
      This situation together with the escalation in Ukraine and the resurgence of ISIS in central Syria are the evil effects of exercise by Biden administration.

      1. Ivanus59 says:

        There is no such thing as “Biden administration” or “Trump administration” or any such stuff, there is just a zionist AIPAC administration and they never change.
        If Russia was able to beat the shit out of the terrorists back during the “Obama administration” when things were in a much more dire situation, they could surely do so now as well, time to incinerate those vermin!

        1. Al Gathafi Did Nothing Wrong™ says:

          I agree with you but the fact remains that most of the mess around the world was done by the democratic administrations (Vietnam, Cuba, Nicaragua, Somalia, …, Libya, Syria, …)

      2. John Wallace says:

        al-Qaeda and affiliates are NOT part of the ceasefire and can be attacked at anytime. Why they haven’t been continuously pounded is a mystery.

        1. Al Gathafi Did Nothing Wrong™ says:

          because “Turkey, which maintains thousands of troops in Greater Idlib, is doing nothing whatsoever to implement the March 5 agreemen“. It was his task.

          1. John Wallace says:

            What has that got to do with al-Qaeda not being attacked. Turkey has done nothing since day one and by that agreement Russia/ SAA are well within their rights to blow these fu%kers away. Is Russia afraid of a bigger war with Turkey which may affect their business dealings. Turkey hasn’t abided by the agreement so that agreement is null and void so SAA can attack , but they don’t. Afraid of Turkey and all their troops there plus the border is close by for Turkey to send in reinforcements.. Seems to be gentlemen’s agreements all over Syria with Russia , Turkey , SDF . SAA . US , Israel not to cross agreed boundaries. Syria is effectively carved up amongst them.

          2. Steve Standley says:

            It was just reported, John. Russia has been bombing the crap out of ISIS; they just killed 200 in Dier Ezzor area, and it has bombed greater Idlib hundreds of times if not more. It’s a matter of time. If Al-Qaeda are going to attack, the SAA will surely respond, and it would be entirely out of character if Russia did not participate. I think what ^ Al Gthafi is trying to say is that the only reason Idlib hasn’t been overrun by SAA with the help of Russian forces is because of the brokered deal with Turkey. The brokered deal is geographic in nature; they have contact-lines and mutual reconnaissance routes. On the other hand, I’m with you. The Russians should bomb Al qaeda. If they are massing for an attack, it will be just a matter of time.

          3. John Wallace says:

            Thanks Steve , I know Russia has been bombing repeatedly but it is like trying to stomp on ants .. I think it would be great if they mass and attack then SAA and Russia can open the gates of hell for them. There can never be a peace while they still remain. Once they are gone then the others many of or most who signed agreements with the government to stop fighting then bussed there from other places in Syria could be given some autonomous government ability within Syria to keep them happy and quiet . Maybe I misunderstood what Al Gat was meaning but time will tell if full scale fighting breaks out again. SAA have had a rest and a chance to re organise as have the other side and relative peace in most of Assads controlled part .

        2. cechas vodobenikov says:

          they mix among civilians—it is the anglos that kill civilians–dresden, Mosul, Korea, Vietnam, etc

      3. Cromwell says:

        Well that ceasefire has cost many SAA soldiers their lives.

    2. John Brown says:

      Russia has to let them attack first so Turkey can save face. Then Russia will wipe them out, which is Turkeys revenge against Biden for recognizing the Armenian genocide. Turkey can say we protected you and its ISIS Al CIA das own fault they got wiped out.

      1. Cromwell says:

        Don’t complicate it,fact is those rats should be liquidated when and wherever they are found.

  2. johnny rotten says:

    Well, that the massacre begins, the demographic regulator better known as war does his job, and drastically reduce the number of psychopaths around Idleb.

    1. Concrete Mike says:

      That wont matter, there are.millions of.orcs to kill as long a turkey and saudi and friends keep the manpower amd weapons tap open.

  3. Lone Ranger says:

    FOAB time…

  4. Albert Pike says:

    Biden gave freshly printed Dollars and SilkAir is mostlikely flying in and out 24/7…

  5. King_GeorgXIII says:

    What a perfect timing, at the same time Nato is provoking at russias border!

  6. cechas vodobenikov says:

    correction: amerikan mercenaries hoping to meet 70 virgins in idlib

  7. Willing Conscience (The Truths says:

    I doubt the voracity of this story, it’s more likely this is just a normal response to a buildup of SAA forces in the area.
    The SAA have been amassing a large fighting force just a few km south of the occupied town of Kbanah/Kabani, and Knaddah is only about 5km north of where the SAA have been deploying troops, so I suspect the terrorists are just taking precautionary measures with their reinforcement, because it’s probably the terrorists who suspect the SAA are about to launch an attack on them.
    Assad’s been saying for 18 months he wants to liberate the Al Ghab plains and secure all the farmlands, so the terrorists know exactly what Assad wants to do, and since Kbanah is about the best place for the SAA to launch an operation and begin liberating the plains to the east, and the SAA have been amassing their forces there for the last few weeks, it’s all pointing to the opposite of what this article suggests.
    I think the SAA tried to liberate Kbanah 3 times in 2019/20 and failed, and they’ve tried dozens of times before that too, but it’s turned out to be an impossible nut to crack. It’s located on the high ground that overlooks the Al Ghab plains and it’s the highest points in the area, that’s why the terrorists have been so successful at defending it, but if the SAA could take over the town it would really give them the advantage, so good luck SAA.

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