ISIS-Affiliated Group Captures Several Villages In Southern Syria And Repels Attack Of Syrian Military

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ISIS-Affiliated Group Captures Several Villages In Southern Syria And Repels Attack Of Syrian Military

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On July 20, the ISIS-affiliated Khalid ibn al-Walid Army launched a large attack on the remaining positions of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in the western part of Daraa governotare and the governorate of al-Quneitra, according to the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq.

As a result of the attack, the Khalid ibn al-Walid Army captured the villages of al-Jubaliyah, al-Bakar, al-Abdli, al-Muqaziz, Sad al-Muqaziz, Mu’allaqah, al-Majahid, al-Dar’ayat, Abu Hajar, al-Mushaiyda, Ayn Zubaid and Sad alJubaliyah.

Amaq also reported that Khalid ibn al-Walid Army fighters repelled an attack of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on their positions in the village of Jillen in the western Daraa countryside. The ISIS-affiliated group claimed that more than 25 soldiers of the SAA were killed during the failed attack.

Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that warplanes of the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) and the Russian Aerospace Forces conducted a series of airstrike on several positions of the Khalid ibn al-Walid Army in the western Daraa countryside.

In the upcoming days, the SAA and the Russian Aerospace Forces will launch a large scale military operation to eliminate the pocket of the Khalid ibn al-Walid Army. A mission that may take several weeks.

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  • Concrete Mike

    Get ready israeli muppets, your going to meet kalibrs soon

  • Rob

    ISIS the Israeli branch of terrorists will be eleminated just with in few days. That is not an urban war that is a rural war.

    • antoun

      exact!!

  • Oh look – Izzie’s BFFs!
    Standing strong for the Golans.

    • BMWA1

      Look to the colors at the elbow!

  • gustavo

    To eliminate ISIS pocket will take just one week, thnaks to strong Russia earoespace support and protection of ground troops. SAA will move fast, strong, brave, and without mercy.

    • Feudalism Victory

      No need to rush it they can be squeezed out or die on prepared positions. But fire into supply lines in.

  • Feudalism Victory

    Russia should put on a clinic maybe debut some new weapons or a long range cruise missile.

  • Willing Conscience (The Truths

    Yeah sure, “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” sure comes to mind in this situation. I suspect even though they’ve not been friends, these groups have worked out a way for the FSA and HTS fighters to let the Isis group just come in and take over their positions before the SAA did anyway. They’ve probably left them heaps of their weapons and ammo since the SAA was about to confiscate it as well, so the FSA and HTS have lost absolutely nothing they weren’t just about to lose anyway, but this group of Isis fighters get some already well prepared new positions to fight from, as well as a new batch of supplies to fight with, very suspicious I think.
    It doesn’t really matter in the long run, they can’t do jack shit to stop what’s coming, Just bomb them into oblivion with no mercy, there’s no need for lengthy street battles which cost precious SAA lives.