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Syria Map Update: Israeli Strikes On Damascus, Other Developments

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  • On January 20, Israel carried out a new round of airstrikes on Syria targeting Damsacus International Airport;
  • Commander of the Tiger Forces Suheil al-Hasan visited the frontline with militants in northwestern Hama;
  • The US-led coalition claimed that 200 ISIS fighters and commanders had been killed by its airstrikes in the Euphrates Valley in the period from January 7 to January 13;
  • Bomb blasts hit the city of Idlib on January 18 and January 19;
  • The SAA and militants are engaged in artillery duels in the villages of Sahal, Brisah, Hbit, Najiyeh, Jisr Beit al-Ras, Maarkaba, Kafr Zit, al-Janabirah in the Idlib de-escalation zone.
Syria Map Update: Israeli Strikes On Damascus, Other Developments

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  • Tommy Jensen

    Kremlin says the 3 Russian servicemembers killed in the no.203 Israeli attack on Syria among the 15 killed in total, was an undeliberate row of unfortunate circumstances. Israel MUST strengthen up on the information level.

    To show how much Kremlin care for Russian forces in Syria, Kremlin has decided to send 1 S-400 truck more to Syria, so Assad can improve the security for Russian servicemembers.

    Netanyahu and Washington are furious and say this S-400 truck in the hands of a dictator can jeopardize the whole terror balance in MENA.

    • #’~A*QXm(>NRmm]w?dU4vXZ

      So 1 S400 will be more effective than the whole collection of modernised/upgraded S300’s that Russia gave to Syria? That does not make sense.

      • jako

        Judging just by your comment…. you sir have no clue what are you talking about.

      • Boris Kazlov

        When did JewSA make sense?

        • Tommy Jensen

          :-D.

  • Prince Teutonic

    Either Israel found a “solution” for S-300 or struck a deal with Russians…

    • 1691

      ,,,, or israhell is desperate to keep the usa army of mercs in Syria.

    • bertek

      Obviously the RF has to allow Israel free reign or the Americans won’t pull their troops out of Syria and place them 50 miles away in Iraq.

    • You can call me Al

      The S-300 are not in operation yet; training is taking place of Syrian troops.

      • Rüdiger Preiss

        I’d have thought their training has finished by now. Another option is that the SAAD lets the Zionists believe that they are not ready to use the S300 yet. Taking down the Zionist missiles with Pantsir and S200 might be a better tactical move at this point.

        • You can call me Al

          Agreed. Using Pantsir and S-200 is also a lot cheaper and a better tactical choice given the range.

  • #’~A*QXm(>NRmm]w?dU4vXZ

    Why do the S300 systems not take out the Zi0Nazi planes? Syrian airspace was supposed to have become a no-go area for the Zi0Nazis, but they are still able to launch attacks like this with impunity.

    • Mustafa Mehmet

      S300 run out of the battery

      • jako

        So why don’t you try to test them than Mustafa with your F-16’s ?
        And why is Turkey trying so hard to buy S-400 and not Patriot instead?

        There is NOT SINGLE foreign jet flying over Russian non flying zone and that goes not only for Israel or Turkey but also all other NATO jets including “invisible” US jets that are too scared to show how good they are.

        All of you people are only very powerful when it comes to talk yet in all these years NOT SINGLE jet had guts to fly near Russian military bases

    • jako

      Israel does NOT enter “Syrian airspace” any more.
      So it was not “Syrian airspace” but Lebanon airspace that Israel uses all the time.
      They use those attacks as provocations to discover frequencies of Syrian air defenses.
      Not to get to technical in explaining…example.
      In boxing every boxer keeps one hand for heavy blows and other weaker for permanent smaller blows.
      S-300 is hand for heavy blows when boxer finds opponent exposed… it is used…

      • #’~A*QXm(>NRmm]w?dU4vXZ

        1. I am aware the Zi0Nazis operate from Lebanese airspace.
        2. Knocking those planes out over Lebanon would still be legitmate sef-defence.
        3. I am aware of how boxing works, having done some myself.
        4. I/We are not aware of all the behind-the-scenes activities and considerations, I’ll admit that. What I do see is that the Zi0Nazis don’t stop provoking, hoping to draw the US in. The US does not have the stomach nor the guts to go into Syria big time, and the Syrians should teach a lesson to the Zi0Nazi regime, which, since the creation of its statelet, has never had to pay a heavy price for its crimes.

        • Rüdiger Preiss

          Syria is looking to cooperate with Lebanon to protect their airspace, however, there is a high risk that Lebanon would face another war. It’s all about weighing up the benefits and disadvantages – those Zionist attacks are a nuisance but don’t really cause that much threat – most of their missiles get eliminated. Also, I am not convinced that those attacks really target Hezbollah equipment – surely the Hezbollah isn’t stupid to store their supplies where the Zionists can destroy them that easily. I wonder whether those attacks actually target storage of captured weapons the Zionists have supplied to terrorists. Syria might have too much hard evidence they could present at the UN once the situation becomes more stable. I wouldn’t necessarily buy the Hezbollah story we are served by the Zionists…

          • jako

            Only STUPID people would put military equipment within the range of those Israeli missiles when they can put them little bit further away and spare themselves of a trouble.
            Those missiles target empty storage barracks.
            Israel is happy for giving illusion to be dominant and still attacking despite S-300 with no results what so ever….
            Syrians are having necessary practices in taking down of missiles.
            As you have said those “attacks are a nuisance” nothing more and nothing less.

          • #’~A*QXm(>NRmm]w?dU4vXZ

            1 thing is absolutely clear in my mind: if the Zi0Nazis attack Hezbollah they, the former, will lose big time, making their 2006 defeat by Hezbollah look like a tea party.

          • Boris Kazlov

            Everybody knows that the demonization of Iran is a propaganda trick by the ZIonist entity, they have never renounced their purpose of weakening Syria, a nuisance neighbor that does not recognize their statehood, unlike other traitor Arab states.

        • jako

          That Israeli “provoking” are just testing reactions of Syrian air defenses.
          This is just warming up for true fight in the future.
          For the moment Israelis are just collecting information on the opponent before they really attack
          Syrian crews on S-300 are NOT READY yet for real war situations.
          Those systems are complicated to learn and to use so it takes time
          I hope for them that Russian instructors are still there when it starts true big conflict

    • You can call me Al

      ISRAEL NEVER FLIES INTO SYRIA.

      • #’~A*QXm(>NRmm]w?dU4vXZ

        I know, but why not take them out over Lebanon? After all, that would be legitimate self-defence by the Syrians.

        • You can call me Al

          If The Lebanon gave the OK.

          • #’~A*QXm(>NRmm]w?dU4vXZ

            That should not be necessary. The Zi0Nazi regime does not ask Lebanon for permission to violate its airspace in order to attack Syria, so Syria, in self-defence, should take out the Zi0Nazi planes without requesting permission.

    • Rüdiger Preiss

      They aren’t flying over Syrian airspace, but Lebanon.

  • Parisa Zoorgoo

    to keep boycows fighting , once again they killkill some more. gotta love the likud dancing child burners now? Is any credit given to the poor palestinians for resisting such cowardkycowardly vipers!