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Senior Syrian Army Commanders Boost Cooperation With Former Rebel Leaders In Daraa To – Report

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Senior Syrian Army Commanders Boost Cooperation With Former Rebel Leaders In Daraa To  – Report

ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: Sputnik/Mikhail Alaeddin

Senior officers of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) had met with former rebel leaders in the southern governorate of Daraa to boost cooperation, the Horan Free League reported on August 26.

Sources with knowledge on the meeting told the Daraa-based media center that the meeting was held in the town of Muzayrib in the western countryside.

The meeting was attended by Brig. Gen. Ghayath Dallah, a senior commander in the SAA’s 4th Division. Dallah heads the division elite “Ghayath Force.” The commander led a number of successful operations in different parts of Syria.

On the other side, several former rebel commanders, who are currently leading local fighters, attended the meeting, including Moaz Al-Zoubi, Abu Omar Al-Shaghouri and Hassan Ajaj.

“The aim of the meeting was to reach a settlement between the two parties … As well as to start a cooperation between the two parties to put an end to the security chaos in the region,” a source told the Horan Free League.

According to the media center, Brig. Gen. Dallah promised the local leaders that detainees would be released if they help put an end to the attacks on 4th Division service members in Daraa.

Some sources in Daraa even alleged that Dallah asked the leaders to join a new operation in the northwestern region of Greater Idlib. However, this is yet to be verified.

In the last few months, a series of attacks targeted government service members and local fighters in Daraa. Dozens were killed or injured.

A better coordination between the SAA and Daraa’s local factions will, without a doubt, help improve security in the governorate. The meeting in Muzayrib may be only the begging of a closer cooperation between the two sides.


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Servet Köseoğlu

Senior officers of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) had met with former rebel leaders in the southern governorate of Daraa to boost cooperation…Saa officer says:we dont have electricity,fuel we are suffering..Former rebel leaders replied:Did we ever live?


Hope it works out,but i wouldn’t trust them as far as i could piss.

Fog of War

This is pathetic. Are things that bad that the SAA needs to beg for help from filthy traitor scum now ? This all could have been ended in Idlib a year ago. Thanks Putin !

Rafik Chauhan

This is just for time being till SAA get rid of IDLIB terriost. ans ISISL in desert. once that is complete . then all former rebel from DAraa will be shifted towards new operation in Euphrates to attack SDF and US . Sometime you have to make peace with enemy to achive something bigger. SAA im portant are idlib and ESat euphrates resource.

Willing Conscience (The Truths

Russia tried and failed and now Iran’s going to try and do what the Russian’s couldn’t, but it didn’t work out so well the first time the Iranians tried to do this, that’s why the Russians were sent in to fix the bigger mess the Iranians made. So who’s Assad going to send in this time if the Iranians fail again, and sadly next time the Iranians fail here the mess will be even bigger and much harder to clean up.

When the anti Iranian protests got out of hand the first time the pro Iranian SAA [4th and 6th divisions] were sent in to stop the protests, people were killed and oppressive measures were put in place to stop the protests but it just made things worse. Then the Russian backed 5th army corps were sent in to try but they weren’t completely successful either, they at best only pushed the pause button on the protests but didn’t manage to end them completely. So in the end someone gave the 5th army corps the order to go in and forcibly stop the protests, and that ended with a large number of 5th corps soldiers defecting to the opposition, which means total failure on all fronts.

But what I’d really like to know and still can’t find out is this, who actually told the 5th army corps to go in and shoot at their own Grandfathers/Grandmothers, Fathers/Mothers, Brothers/Sisters, Sons/Daughters, relatives and friends, who actually gave the order that was doomed to fail. That info seems to be a secret not even the ex 5th corps soldiers are willing to divulge, and they’d have a very good reason to divulge that info, unless of course they’re still talking with the people they used to work for and don’t want to harm relations any further, and that means there’s still a chance for reconciliation if that’s the case.

Btw the Russians and their 5th army corps were kicked out of Darra and Quneitra because they couldn’t stop the anti Iranian protests and now the Iranian supported divisions are taking their places, but the Russians and the 5th army corps are now in northern Homs and southern Deir ez Zor fighting and killing the Isis fighters that kept alluding he 150,000+ strong Iranian supported forces operating in Syria. So does that mean the Russians and their 5th army corps aren’t very effective at putting down anti Iranian protests but really good at finding and killing Isis fighters, yes it does, but it also means the pro Iranian forces are really crap when it comes to finding and killing Isis fighters, but they’re really good at putting down anti Iranian protests, personally I think they should be doing it 50/50, not 99/01 like they have been, Iran should’ve been putting less effort into stopping the anti Iranian protests and more effort into defeating Isis.

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