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Russian Warplanes Hammer Militant Positions In Southern, Western Idlib (Photos, Videos)

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Russian Warplanes Hammer Militant Positions In Southern, Western Idlib (Photos, Videos)

FILE PHOTO: Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft before departing for its permanent base in Russia from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria. © Vadim Grishankin / Sputnik

On March 20, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out several airstrikes on militants’ positions in the southern and western countryside of Idlib in northwestern Syria.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the airstrikes targeted the following areas:

  • Farmlands surrounding the town of Beinin in the al-Zawiya Mount in southern Idlib.
  • The town of Bkafla north of the city of Jisr al-Shughur in western Idlib.

No casualties were ported as a result of the airstrikes. The targets were most likely positions of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of the Greater Idlib region. The group is active in the al-Zawiya Mount and Jisr al-Shughur.

The airstrikes coincided with intense shelling by the Syrian Arab Army on militants’ positions in al-Zawiya Mount. Heavy rockets were reportedly used.

The strikes were likely meant as a response to the recent violations of the ceasefire in Greater Idlib. HTS and its allies violated the ceasefire at least 36 times this week, according to the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria.

In a new report, the Reconciliation Center also warned that the militants are preparing to stage a new provocation with chemical weapons in Greater Idlib. This plot is meant to provoke an attack by the US and its allies on government forces in Syria.


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Blas de Lezo

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Jens Holm

Russians seemes to have decided, that the Syrians, Aleppos and Raqqas should start all over again in STONEAGE.

Soon we will see Noah with wife and Children take in wine as number one to forget into a big boat and it will start raining. The well educated Jews might help them.comment image

Blas de Lezo

Finding that sub is the least of your problems. Leveling Tel Aviv and Haifa is. Why else would those old and slow B-52s be flying around a “non nuclear” Iran. https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/03/iran-probably-already-has-the-bomb-heres-what-to-do-about-it/

Jens Holm

Tel Aviv and Haifa is Your girlsfriends. No wonder they left:)


1) Aleppo and Raqqa are not located in Idlib province – the above report clearly states Russians bombing terror factions (HTS/al-Sham/etc) holed up in Idlib
2,) Raqqa was actually shelled into oblivion by US Marine Corps Artillery Units, using M-777 Howitzers, see: https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2018/02/06/these-marines-in-syria-fired-more-artillery-than-any-battalion-since-vietnam/
3.) Troll it on

Jens Holm

Stupidisme comment of the worst. A map might help.comment image

The socalled Syria is half of old Syria + half of Aleppo and half of the Raqqa provinces.

..And of course You have forgotten how and when they bombarded in those areas. Wel if You are born yesterday or a senile, You are excused.


You do realize, that anti-French sentiment, and national political agitation, meant that in 1936, the Franco-Syrian treaty led to French recognition of independence, and the full unification of the country, as per the modern state of Syria. Maps from first decade of twentieth century, predating first world war, and illustrating last remnant moment of Ottoman-Turko rule, are not particularly relevant to the field situation reports from Syrian conflict zone in 2021.

Jens Holm

Of course those borders are 100% relevant today as well as how and why they were made.

You seemes to prefare Neocolonialisme borders driven by Britts and French with number onebeing coastal control(Lebano and Jews) as well as 2 pipeline to Kirkuk. .Thats a moron point of view.

A part of the border beteen Syria and Turkey even are defined by a railroad. So where are the poeple actually living there. They certainly is not in my context.

Its tempting to add the warmaps for Syria even Turks has taken in. They show very well, where the upsisers and oppositions of diffirent kinds are able to control. hey are because they have some backup – for Aleppo and Raqqa provinces.

The greate t mistake was to try to unify them and even insist in Damaskus and its oasis hidden behind anything from the coastal line to Capitol.

So a visual realisme could be smaller states or a kiund of federation. Another could be local parlaments which actually decide half of whats going on in the local Regions. The Assad version is primitive non influenser elected to decide around nothing having not a single tooth fro any kind of devellopment.

Franch as protectorate could have made several emirates, sultanat, vilajet, important countie or for that matter oblasts. But they didnt – because they by that could control “their part of Syria” having one Leader and fx also a King.

Its very difficult for me to see the succesrate for tha socalled Syria, which also goes for other parts nearby.

There is no modern state of Syria at all.
A Governes includes its population and today one of three is not even in the country and so many more also lives in UN refugee camps as well as in the parts, which You think belongs to old Syria as private for plundering areas driven by the Bad Artist even drowning themself in corruption.

Whats a modern state. It has used up its potential to Israel several times and still dont understand. It had nu succes in Lebanon. The oppisition has had no choise to any debate about things and the Baathist only are like talking with Your TV.

But Assads now has given jobs for many 1000s of mercenairies supported of any oppsition. Thats not parlamentarisme. There is no parlament in Syria a all.

Most of those in violent opposition had no future because they could not get any descent jobs, so they dont likes Assads and now shoot back.

// millions or more has a more passive entrence being not there anymore. Last tie I heard from them they would go anywhere else.

Should I support that. NO WAY. Try to understand Your very biased version. No way.

Im for You all kill each other, so You dont come here. We have our own stupists as well as extremists and dont need muslims versions as well.

Its very visible You have not even a language for peacetalks here at this Forum. Ypu cant even make peace among friends. So mcuh is driven kept in the dark by Haram as if is was meat made by those belowcomment image

Lone Ranger

Better luck next time Jens.
Get better soon…


Your momma and wife and daughter will be on the Ark… Hoping to get some big hard stiff ones, as u jewish men cannot provide because of inbreeding

Jens Holm

First time today Im jew. I was last week too like thiscomment image

Black Waters

What a sad propaganda attempt by the pentagon troll.

Jens Holm

What a pathetic comment from You.

Check up and see Im correct. There is no a single sign of any Nato fear for that sub. So its a lie or it not even exist.

The usual that we fear is only used for internal propganda to keep you in fear and line well assited by bajonets.

You are creating the deep dark state Yourself. No wonder Your conditions often are selfmade bad too. Naming me as Pentagon troll only sayd debating is not debating at all. You cant relate things, because You are learned from birth or even before not to.

Much as I only see Your too big mouth opn up with infanities, so we cant see, there is no brain behind it but a TV transmitter misguiding You for their control.

thomas malthaus


After 10 years amidst a bloody occupation, you wonder if the Syrian War could turn more deadly. I suggest if more oil well heads and oil tankers are sabotaged, we may anticipate that inflection point.

The missile could come from anywhere.

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