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HTS Launched Surprise Attack In Northern Hama. Army Lost Key Town (Photos)

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In the late hours of July 10, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and its allies launched a surprise attack on the government-held town of al-Hamameyat in the northern Hama countryside.

Pro-government activists said that the terrorist group’s fighters managed to storm al-Hamameyat only. Following a couple of hours of heavy clashes, they imposed full control over the town and its main hill. According to HTS’ news agency, Iba’a, the militants destroyed a battle tank and a Shilka vehicle of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

Last April, the SAA launched a limited ground operation around Idlib. In the first few weeks, the army made significant advance. However, a series of one-sided ceasefires allowed HTS and its allies to gain the initiative.

The SAA also demonstrated poor organization, tactics and battle management skills on the battlefield. These elements played in favor of HTS and its allies, which had been preparing their troops for months.

HTS and its allies will likely take advantage of this breakthrough and work to develop their offensive in the upcoming few hours. The SAA will have to adjust its tactics before the situation takes a more dangerous turn.

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  • RichardD

    The Yinon plan terrorist’s heavy weapons need to be located and destroyed.

  • Rob

    There are not enough trained soldiers left with Syria. Therefore, Syrian forces losing towns to US backed terrorists SDF, HTS, ISIS etc etc.

    • M9 LEAFY

      No, the Syrian army is upholding the ceasefires and not attacking, these guy can’t follow ceasefires because they are not government body or represented in UNSC. Now they are going to attakc the rebels the world is gonna go crazy.

      • Hisham Saber

        Well said. The immature reactionaries on this site think that a small town here and there , or the continuous breaking of cease fires by the radical Turkish backed zealots means Syria, or Idlib , for that matter are lost. They cant think outside the box in strategic terms. The SAA haven’t even brought up the total number of reserves to the Idlib front yet. When they do, it will be game over for the Turkish backed radicals and their supplier Turkey in Syria.

        Even north eastern Syria will be liberated by an Arab and Assyrian tribal insurgency from the small U.S. bases and few Kurds patrolling there. This is no problem, just arm the tribes.

        • M9 LEAFY

          true

        • Bill Wilson

          The Kurds will wind up governing Syria!

          • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

            in ur dreams

  • Jose

    Where is the SAF?

    • vaderfater

      In the past.

  • Andrei

    After what just happened
    Syrian army they must start full offensive against terrorists and take all Idlib no excuses.
    and Turkey must back the Syrian government not the terrorists because in the end not the terrorists will win and Turkey will still be neighbour with Syria
    In my country we say …
    Never make enemie your neighbour…
    Turkey is playing with fire … and eventually will get burn.

    • Mustafa Mehmet

      Not to worry about Türkiye. we can deal with situation

    • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

      agree million procentage

    • Brother Ma

      So far Syria is exhausted and probably still not trained properly.

  • Xoli Xoli

    After USA night attack training SAA has been surprise.How is Russia training SAA their have re-enforce most recently how can their easily lost a positions.Where is the surveillance teams and observation special teams.

    • Pavel Pavlovich

      Not the fault of Russia nor Iran. Syrians and in general Arabs are to blame for ineptitude. Always.

      • Hisham Saber

        Hezbollah are Arabs, and in 2006, 4500 fighters routed 76,000 IDF Israeli troops plus two armored battalions.

        The Syrian Arab Army are Arabs, and they have been fighting a grueling camping against zealots and radicals, armed by half the world for 7-8 years now, and so far succeeding.
        The U.S./NATO have been fighting a threadbare force of Taliban, dressed in bed sheets and beach sandals, armed with light weapons now for 18 years, and the Taliban are winning.

        After 2003 in Iraq, the U.S. faced a vicious, lethal and well organized tribal insurgency, where a total of 14 of the U.S. Armies 16 battalions were effectively bogged down in an unwinnable , protracted war. With snipers instilling total terror among the U.S ranks, and IED’s shredding armored columns.

        The Syrian Arab Army are a hardcore force that have not brought up the total number of forces for the Idlib seizure just yet, that’s why they are facing setbacks. But when they do, its game over for the zealous radicals and their Turkish backers. Any other military in the world would have crumbled after going through the international conspiracy the SAA have. But they have held it together, with the help of the IRGC and Hezbollah.

        The Brave, ferocious fighters of Yemen’s Houthi movement are delivering a sound punishment on the Saudi coalition, supported heavily by Britain and the U.S., but they are winning. They even strike deep inside Saudi Arabia. And guess what? They are Arabs too.
        Racist moron.

  • Rhodium 10

    SAA is nothing in this war!..its not about the truce or ceasefire…this army is the same that lost in 2015 all Idlib province in two weeks in spite of thousands of soldiers deployed there!…to defeat terrorist in Idlib SAA need a large offensive with Tiger Forces( the only reliable force) and Hezbollah supported by RUAF and gain terrain, build pockets with encircle terrorist inside….Russian staff thougth that while SAA are defending its position..they are launching continue airstrike to support them…but RUAF are wrong!..SAA dont fight…only flee when terrorist are coming rifle on hand!…terrorist tactics seek to cut supply lines and isolate SAA troops which the purpose that they have to withdraw from North Hama!

  • Xoli Xoli

    Russians dont feel comfortable having Hisbollah or Iran forces close to its forces out of fear Satanyahu will attack anytime and risk Russian soldiers life.Just over last three weeks SAA has many wounded soldiers because of ceasefire.Rather declare emergency ops over Idlip and eliminate HTS.Let thereby no failed western excused of 3million civilians be a excused for permanent terrorists existance.SAA start winning Putin Erdogan ceasefire if SAA loses no No Ceasefire but only Erdogan reinforcements.Let Tiger forces and Hisbollah oversee Russia trained troops.Soon after receiving S-400 Turkey will declare Idlip and Afrin no fly zone including the whole of Northern Syria. Soon Putin will call a ceasefire and immediate Russian troops withdrawal to allow Trump, Pompeo, Bolton,Erdogan and Satanyahu to do what their want.

    • Brother Ma

      I agree . I can’t see Putin telling Erdogan to get out .

  • Xoli Xoli

    The reality Erdogan S-400 will be for Turkey and HTS=ALQAIDA terrorist protection.While Russian S-400 are only for Russian soldiers and switch of if Israel attack.Who says devil wants peace so is Satanyahu, Trump,Pompeo, Bolton,and Erdogan. Syrian chemical weapons abandons and Syrian war was the greatest opportunity for Erdogan to implement his evil desires of oil and gas looting with son and control Syria to build oil pipeline through Syria call Turkish stream.

  • Willing Conscience (The Truths

    HTS were the ground troops that took the town true, but why doesn’t SF mention the fact that they were also supported by the Turkish proxies the FSA and the NFL, who launched hundreds of grad rockets at the SAA to help HTS retake the town.
    This wasn’t a HTS offensive alone, it was a combined HTS, FSA, and a NFL operation, and since Erdogan officially supports the FSA and the NFL he must be included too, so this was also a Turkish offensive operation as well, not just a victorios HTS operation.
    HTS aren’t powerful enough to do anything alone, they number 15,000 at most and aren’t very well equipped at all, Al Nusra who they’re allied to have about 20,000 fighters but are just as poorly equipped as the HTS fighters are, the real forces to be reckoned with use the Turkish supplied weapons and equipment, the groups like the FSA/NFL/SLF and a few others, they probably number somewhere between 30 and 35,000 in total but they have much better weapons and equipment, as well as logistical support from Turkey.
    Launching hundreds of grad rockets at one small town is a good way of helping a large invasion force overwhelm a small garrison force easily, so don’t blame the SAA for failing here, blame the Intelligence agency responsible for the surveillance of this town and it’s surrounding areas, they let it happen by not being aware an invasion force was at this towns doorsteps.
    Hopefully it won’t remain in rebel hands for long.

    • abuqahwa

      You are correct – I have been advizing for months that the days of the dis-organized jihadi gangs waving rusty AKMs are long gone. The enemy is now well trained, equipped with heavy weapons and fully controlled , supplied, and supported by the Turkish Regular Army TSK – Turkey has built and continues to re-inforce bases throughout Idlib which FULLY plan, direct, and control the enemy offensive operations. This is obvious, the SAA cannot defeat the enemy until the Turkish forces are eliminated right across northern Syria, which can only happen if Russia is also prepared to go to war against Turkey, which it is not. Sorry, but the brutal reality is that Turkey means to remain forever in occupation, just like northern Cyprus.

      • Willing Conscience (The Truths

        Hopefully the Russians won’t have to go to war against Turkey to get them out, I think they have a few other things they can do to to help convince the Turks to leave.
        Erdogan may have long term objectives for Syria but the Turkish voters don’t have any such objectives, the only objective most of them seem to have now is a desire to get rid of Erdogan, so both Erdogan and his party only have five years of political life left, maybe even less, so I think he’ll find it very hard to expedite any of his long term plans anymore, especially his foreign policy concerning Syria.
        I was more worried about Erdogan and Turkey when he had a 55% popularity rating, but now it’s down to 45% I don’t think he can survive at all politically, he may even end up in jail when it’s all said and done. Afterall he did lock up more than 10,000 opposition members after the failed coup attempt, all of those 10,000 voting Turks as well as their family and friends would love to extract revenge on him, and after they get their revenge politically, they may even try to get revenge legally too, maybe even reinstate the death penalty especially for him, I’ll bet he’s starting to really worry now after the latest Istanbul election results.

        • Ayman

          You should not misinterpret the local votes with Presidency vote. AKP and MHP lost in Istanbul but gained 54 overall in Turkey.
          For the presidency constitution referendum Istanbul voted for No.
          Even many AKP voters said no but not because of Erdogan, they fear a future Kemalist President with such Powers.
          But after it was Erdogan or another for President, he easily won.
          Like the new major Imamoglu then the Opposition Canditate Muharrem Ince was praised to be able to bring Erdogan down, but he only gained 30 Percent of votes. He himself agreed that Erdogan couldnt have stolen 10 million vote difference.
          But anyway the next Presidency election are in 4.5 Years. Who knows what till then will happen…

          • Willing Conscience (The Truths

            Initially Istanbul was won by the AKP in the march election but after the revote in June [due to voting anomalies] the opposition won a majority, and Erdogan himself has said many times, whoever wins the mayoral elections in Istanbul will surely win the next general election. I agree with Erdogan on that, I think he will lose next time around, and he has a lot of enemies both in and out of Turkey now, so when he’s not in a position of power he’s going to be be very vulnerable I think, and possibly looking at a jail sentence too, that’s if some of the opposition get their way.

        • Brother Ma

          One thing Unites ALL Turks ; conquest of others. Doesn’t matter who is the president after Erdogan . They will be salivating at new lands.

          • Willing Conscience (The Truths

            I make a bet with you, the next Turkish President will be friendly with everyone and have no real enemies, and be the complete opposite of Erdogan.

          • Brother Ma

            He will be buds with all and sundry and all Nato and Muricans will kowtow to him by giving him concessions as always.Want part of Syria ? Go ahead. Want Cyprus ? Go ahead! Take over Christian lands whenever you want and flood Europe with Moslems. We yankers are faraway from those Euros and they are collateral damage anyway.

            If I had my way ,i would demand a third of Turkey be given back to Greece (Christianity) as repararions for all the trouble TU have caused in the last ten years under ErDoGan -rapefugees invading-but I will settle for them out of Syria and giving back HATAY to Syria.

          • Willing Conscience (The Truths

            Don’t forget the Russians have ample evidence that Erdogan and his son cooperated with Isis in the initial phase of the war, that evidence will eventually be used by someone when the time is right, when it is Erdogan will most likely end up in a Turkish prison.
            But like you I’d settle for Erdogan just getting out of Syria altogether.

      • Brother Ma

        Exactly ,as was foreseen all that time ago. I called out the turcos and their headchoppers allowed to go to Idlib years ago as a mistake that will entrench them. It appears it has. I. Can’t see Russia selling Turkey s400 and then turning around and shooting at them in anger to get rid of them in Idlib ,for Assad’s sake.

        Sad but true ,Syria has been drawn and quartered!

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Well let’s get real, Putin has his own agenda and has largely sold Syria and Iran out for better economic and strategic ties with Turkey in the hope of neutralizing NATO, which by itself is a pipe dream as the treacherous Turks hate the Russians for historic Ottoman losses. As uncomfortable as it may sound, Syria can not be put back together again unless Russia and Iran get on the same page, which looks remote considering Russian servitude to the west. Putin has no real strategic outlook as he was low level corrupt KGB hack and a very poor one at that. Putin’s only pathetic posting was in Dresden DDR, where he failed to read the political under-currents and western penetration of the Jew controlled Stasi under Markus Wolf and subsequent fall of the Berlin Wall and USSR.

      • Willing Conscience (The Truths

        I’m afraid I have to disagree with you on several fronts, firstly I don’t think Putin’s as cooperative with Erdogan as he once was. Up until a month ago Putin’s was still talking about reconciliation with the rebels, yet all his high ranking military commanders and other members of the Russian government were all been saying there’d be no reconciliation with the rebels. That’s the exact opposite of what Putin’s been saying, but Putin hasn’t said a word about reconciliation for a month now, not a peep, and he’s also letting his Airforce continually bomb the rebels 24/7, so I think the Putin/Erdogan partnership is going through a bit of a rough patch now, and I think the change of strategy was forced on Putin by his military commanders and other members of the government.
        If Putin continues to support Erdogan as strongly as he has I’ll be very surprised, because it’s now looking like Erdogan’s going to end up in political opposition after the next Turkish general election, and I can’t imaging Putin backing a sure loser.

        You’re ignoring one of the major players that will be pivotal in the retention of all Syria’s sovereign territories, and yes I do mean all the territories that the Turks and US now control. The Arab league barely get a mention in the press but they’re the one and only group that’s really trying to save Syria from disintegration, even though some of their members were instrumental in starting the conflict in the first place, and Qatar sides with the enemy Turkey. But the Arab League have been working very hard since June last year to keep Assad in power and to also return Syria to it’s sovereign integral whole, and since I think they’ve done such a excellent [miraculous] job of it up until now, I still have hope that one day they might succeed, especially now Putin’s stopped talking about reconciliation.

        One more thing I have to dispute is Putin’s lack of understanding of the political situation concerning both Israel and the US’s political manipulation of the Russian democratic system. Under Yeltsin the US and Israel were about to inherit a puppet state they’d both already helped to just about ruin, but Putin alone saved the day. And he certainly stuck it up the US/Saudi domination of the world oil price and production levels, that the US tried to enforce on all the other oil producing nations using their political economic and military leverage, look at what the Saudis and OPEC are doing now, exactly what Putin wants them to do, underproduce and overprice, the exact opposite of what the US wants. That’s another spectacular one man show by Putin, so I don’t think he’s as dumb as you think he is, at least politically and economically, where I think he falls short is in his military capacity, his actions from day one in Syria have proven that to me.

    • Brother Ma

      Eighty thousand Turco troops on the border. 100k Turco alphabet Headchoppers then have 180k army to invade in big strikes. Add America too and you have finalisation of partition of Syria. It looks like Turco/Yankees won. Arseholes.

      • Willing Conscience (The Truths

        Trump gets along better with Putin than he does Erdogan you know, and just because Erdogan likes being in Syria it doesn’t mean all the Turks like being there.
        And as the old saying goes, “It’s not over till the fat lady sings” and she hasn’t even warmed up yet, so don’t write off Syria just yet, Erdogan has to worry about his political future now so hopefully he won’t be able to concentrate on Syria as much, so Syria still has a few lifelines left, the Arab league for one, Iran two, and Russia a third, but now Erdogan’s political demise could be the best lifeline of all.

  • wwinsti

    Sadly, Syria has had its hands tied behind its back. Large numbers of Syrian vets were sent home and replaced with former FSA troops trying to redeem very themselves. Add to that the absence of Hezbollah from the Idlib theatre, and you can see that the SAA is fairly outclassed on multiple fronts.

  • Joe Dickson

    The SAA is a joke, all thanks to Russian training.

  • gustavo

    How disapointed is SAA.!! Russia is just pleasing Erdogan that is something well established.

    • Wolfgang Wolf

      RUS want to deliiver the S-400 first, to anger Nato… after this, the games are open

      • gustavo

        Turkey is a NATO member !! To anger who ? USA ? not really. My guess is that all of this is just a plan prepared by USA-NATO to chatch Russia in a tramp, which tramp ? I do know yet, but sooner or later everything will be clear. For the moment, it looks like Russia is getting into the tramp (by pleasing Turkey and Israel).

  • John

    Don’t know what to make of iit yet.

  • S Melanson

    My take on this is welcome back the multi-polar world with the chess playing great powers carving up their spheres of the Syrian carcass. Russia gets its bases, Turkey gets to pretend the Ottoman Empire is back, Israel is happy with a weakened partitioned Syria. The US is sitting on the oil in Eastern Syria (the Kurds are going to be a problem with Turkey though). Hezbollah seems to be withdrawing and Iran under threat. The partition of Syria is looking very much the plan and so we have:

    Sykes-Picot II

    Yes, let’s do it again. What a way to celebrate that 100 years ago we royally screwed the Arabs. But Assad should appreciate the wine, even if It has turned to a vile vinegar, and so a toast to his saviour that left him at least a remnant to rule.

    But this is no victory for Assad, the powerful impose their will on the weak, like victors justice, no justice, no honour, and sows the seeds for the next war just as the victors of WWI had done one hundred years ago. Nothing learned, once again.

    The multi-polar world may be better then a hegemonic world order, but it will still be ugly, if only slightly less so.

    There is one last thing though, there is division in both the US and Russia with different agenda. How this plays out is still uncertain.

  • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

    shame on putin and russia for not being harder on turkey/erdogan and preventing this from happening…SHAME!!!!

  • klove and light

    putinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn u ficking ZIONIST PIG die motherfucker!!!!!!

    ALL in Idlib and afrin is thanks to Zionist pig Putin……..PUTIN gave Turkey green light to invade AFRIN..
    PUTIN made the Agreement of deescalation Zone with Turkey and Turkeys 12 Observation Posts in IDLIB, thus again green light for Turkey to invade Idlib..
    And what About the thousands of jihadi pricks in Idlib and their families????
    Putin made the deals to evacuate the terrorists from Aleppo,Douma,Daraa etc.. all to Idlib…

    Putin is a Zionist pig….. a treacherous son of a whore…..

    • Sinbad2

      Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.
      Is it a man is it a plane, no it’s Putin.

    • Mustafa Mehmet

      Take your blood pressure tablets and come down. 1.2 3.4.5. think about your weak heart think about upsetting your mama if anything happens to you

    • Brother Ma

      Definitely with Putin signing off and I said it was a bad idea then for Syria.

  • klove and light

    wake the fuck up…….

    All nations that RECOGNIZE the illegal satanic Entity named Israel are part of the AGENDA.
    A one world Government with Jerusalem as its capital under satanic jewish Leadership.
    That includes USA,uk,china,eu,russia etc….

    there is no good USA or bad USA or good Russia or bad Russia…..wake the fuck up

    two sides of the same coin u morons!!!

  • Free man

    Negotiations with Turkey on a ceasefire is the only solution.
    If the SAA’s current erosion rate continues, within a few months there will be no such thing as the SAA.
    Assad should admit Turkey won this battle and move on.

    • Mustafa Mehmet

      excellent words

  • Wolfgang Wolf

    SAA idiots cant perform anything without help from RUS and Iran….. typical arab army… (there comes the difference: Iranians are NOT arabs, they are caucasians… )

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Sad TRUTH. Arabs are simply tribal folks with no determination and can be bough off easily as the British had been doing for 3 centuries, and now the Americunts and Zionists practice the same divide and rule. The British also injected the toxins of Wahhabism and Zionism in the already cancerous Arab body politic. It was the Jordanians, Saudis and Egyptians who sold out Palestine to the Zionists and 25 years later Sadat sold out Syria to the ugly Jew Kissinger. Arabs are simply like children, and as the British homosexual pervert Major T.E. Lawrence (of Arabia) famously said, “the Arabs are simple tribal petty people, father against son, brother against brother, and tribe against tribe”.

      • Hisham Saber

        Hezbollah are Arabs, and in 2006, 4500 fighters routed 76,000 IDF Israeli troops plus two armored battalions.
        The Syrian Arab Army are Arabs, and they have been fighting a grueling camping against zealots and radicals, armed by half the world for 7-8 years now, and so far succeeding.
        The U.S./NATO have been fighting a threadbare force of Taliban, dressed in bed sheets and beach sandals, armed with light weapons now for 18 years, and the Taliban are winning.

        After 2003 in Iraq, the U.S. faced a vicious, lethal and well organized tribal insurgency, where a total of 14 of the U.S. Armies 16 battalions were effectively bogged down in an unwinnable , protracted war. With snipers instilling total terror among the U.S ranks, and IED’s shredding armored columns.

        The Syrian Arab Army are a hardcore force that have not brought up the total number of forces for the Idlib seizure just yet, that’s why they are facing setbacks. But when they do, its game over for the zealous radicals and their Turkish backers. Any other military in the world would have crumbled after going through the international conspiracy the SAA have. But they have held it together, with the help of the IRGC and Hezbollah.

        The Brave, ferocious fighters of Yemen’s Houthi movement are delivering a sound punishment on the Saudi coalition, supported heavily by Britain and the U.S., but they are winning. They even strike deep inside Saudi Arabia. And guess what? They are Arabs too.
        Moron # 2

        Try to differentiate Arab peoples from their corrupt rulers, who have sold them out.

    • Hisham Saber

      Hezbollah are Arabs, and in 2006, 4500 fighters routed 76,000 IDF Israeli troops plus two armored battalions.

      The Syrian Arab Army are Arabs, and they have been fighting a grueling camping against zealots and radicals, armed by half the world for 7-8 years now, and so far succeeding.

      The U.S./NATO have been fighting a threadbare force of Taliban, dressed in bed sheets and beach sandals, armed with light weapons now for 18 years, and the Taliban are winning.

      After 2003 in Iraq, the U.S. faced a vicious, lethal and well organized tribal insurgency, where a total of 14 of the U.S. Armies 16 battalions were effectively bogged down in an unwinnable , protracted war. With snipers instilling total terror among the U.S ranks, and IED’s shredding armored columns.

      The Syrian Arab Army are a hardcore force that have not brought up the total number of forces for the Idlib seizure just yet, that’s why they are facing setbacks. But when they do, its game over for the zealous radicals and their Turkish backers. Any other military in the world would have crumbled after going through the international conspiracy the SAA have. But they have held it together, with the help of the IRGC and Hezbollah.

      The Brave, ferocious fighters of Yemen’s Houthi movement are delivering a sound punishment on the Saudi coalition, supported heavily by Britain and the U.S., but they are winning. They even strike deep inside Saudi Arabia. And guess what? They are Arabs too.

      Moron.

      • vaderfater

        Hezbollah lost 60% of menpower, the best units. IL lost some soldiers, 10% od tanks (5% destroyed in battle). Hezbollah is nothing.

        • Hisham Saber

          Hezbollah had their best troops, Commandos, Special Forces ect, stationed just north of the Litani Line, and they saw no action. 4500 Hezbollah ATGM troops, against 76,000 IDF troops and two armored battalions, and nothing. Israeli forces were not even able to seize and hold small Lebanese border villages. What a joke. 44 Merkava ‘ Chariot of God ‘ Main Battle tanks were lost. As a matter of fact, Israel discontinued production of the Merkava after this humiliating defeat.

          Even Israel’s Golani Brigades got themselves surrounded and almost annihilated, if not for Israeli military pulling all recourses to extradite them from impending doom.

          And lets not forget how Israel’s Naval Flagship got nearly sunk off an Israeli port by a cheap Chinese variant C-108 anti-ship missile, killing many on board.

          Hezbollah won, and it was a beautiful victory. So much for the mighty Tshahal Israeli Army, Navy and Airforce. And the most embarrassing thing is Israel enjoyed 100% air superiority, but could not knock out Hezbollah, who were able to launch missiles all the way until the end of the conflict at Israel proper.

          Next clash and Hezbollah will be fighting inside occupied Palestine itself. The writing is on the wall for Israel. They are nearly finished as a first rate force, beaten by a militia, as Hezbollah isn’t even a national army.

          Israel’s IDF are only good at shooting, bombing women and children, but when met by a serious foe like Hezbollah, they run , and are routed like cowards.

          No, moron, Hezbollah IS everything, when it comes to resisting Israeli hegemony and belligerence.