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Syrian Army Pounding ISIS Cells In Homs Desert. Turkey Fortifies Positions Near Saraqib

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Syrian Army Pounding ISIS Cells In Homs Desert. Turkey Fortifies Positions Near Saraqib

The military situation in northwestern Syria is steadily escalating.

On April 10 and April 11, the Turkish Army and its proxies shelled positions of Kurdish armed groups in northern Aleppo. The most intense shelling took place near the areas of Tell Rifaat, Sheikh Hilal, Bosoufane, al-Malikiyah, Maraanaz, Kaft Anoun, Kasht’ar, al-Irshadiyah and Menagh Air Base.

On April 12, the Kurdish-led Afrin Liberation Forces announced that they had stricken a position of the Turkish Army near in the area of Sherava in the same part of Syria with an anti-tank guided missile. According to the Kurdish group, 3 Turkish soldiers were killed and 3 others were injured. 2 vehicles of Turkish forces were allegedly destroyed.

Both Turkish forces and Kurdish armed groups claim that their attacks are retaliatory strikes only and accuse each other of regular acts of aggression and terrorism.

The Russian Military Police is reportedly working to establish four new observation posts near the town of Tell Tamr in Syria’s northeast. According to local sources, Russian forces have already checked the area and are now preparing to establish permanent positions near al-Abush, Umm Kayf, Abu Rasin and Zirkan.

Kurdish sources claim that this move is a forced measure needed to put an end to regular ceasefire violations by the Turkish Army and its proxies. Despite these claims, the Turkish-Russian ceasefire deal on the operation of Turkey’s Operation Spring Shield still works successfully preventing a resumption of large-scale hostilities in the region.

In southern Idllib, the Turkish Army is fortifying its positions near the contact line with Syrian forces near the town of Saraqib. According to the Syrian Army, at least 50 Turkish vehicles entered the region of Greater Idlib on April 12 only. Pro-government sources describe such actions as a signal that the Turkish military is not planning to fight against al-Qaeda-linked militants in Idlib, but rather preparing for a new round of confrontation with the Syrian Armed Forces.

On April 11 and April 12, intense artillery duels between the Syrian Army and Turkish proxies were reported near the town of al-Bara in southern Idlib and Hdadah Hilltop in northern Lattakia. Later, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) claimed that its forces had repelled a Syrian Army attack in the vicinity of the town of Kafr Taa in western Aleppo. Militants claimed  that an officer of pro-government forces was killed. Pro-Damascus sources reported no notable clashes in the area, but such claims by Idlib armed groups are a useful signal of the current level of tensions in the region. Greater Idlib is steadily moving towards the resumption of full-scale military hostilities.

The Syrian Army and its allies fully repelled ISIS attacks near al-Sukhnah and Wadi al-Waer in the province of Homs killing two dozens of terrorists, according to pro-government sources. Clashes in the area broke out last week after ISIS cells conducted a large attack on positions of Syrian troops involved in a security operation in the area. Pro-militant sources claim that up to 40 Syrian soldiers were killed in the confrontation with the terrorists.

Currently, the army is deploying reinforcements to the countryside of al- Sukhnah. Most likely, government forces are planning to conduct a new security operation against ISIS cells hiding in the desert.

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gustavo

Pounding ? Russia-SAA must totally destroy ISIS and finish their job there and to stop playing war there.
Do not leave any ISIS small cell, just finish ISIS, that is the job. Russia has the full capacity to do this, if it wants to.

alejandro casalegno

Erdogan will turn Idlib, Afrin and Jarablus in Turkish “Wilayats”……………..Syria alone CAN¨T fight against Turkey………………what Russia will do???????????????????????????

Icarus Tanović

I’m sorry, but that is not the truth. Turkey can not do that. Look beyond underneath the surface.

alejandro casalegno

I want a Syria FREE of USA, turkish and jihadists……………

Astar Roth

Everybody does. And those are not waging Jihad, those are menace to human kind and monstruous headchoppers.

Liberal guy

So trueeeee

Jens Holm

I dont.

Jens Holm

You dont know what FREE is.

Xoli Xoli

Respect but he is right.Erdogan is getting to much respect from Putin commander in chief.

Astar Roth

He’s not right, just be patient.

Xoli Xoli

I will thank you.

Jens Holm

I see many examples. Russians has several in Caucasus. Israel has Golan. Ukrain is twice ven I think one of them should be voted back to Russia.

Thats whats under the surface too.

xTheWarrior22

Turkey’s goal of preventing the SAA advance on Idlib led to ISIS gaining more influence in the desert and kill many SAA troops. When Idlib is liberated the SAA should first clear the desert, At-Tanf and Daraa from the remaining terrorists, before heading to Eastern Euphrates, so they can be sure not to get attacked from behind and can fully focus on the yellow area. but as long as Idlib is not liberated, ISIS will kill more and more troops in the desert.

Icarus Tanović

Not bad news at all…

Assad must stay

good SAA keep pounding and pounding and pounding and pounding the daeshbags until they cannot be pounded anymore hahahaha

Jens Holm

ISIS is underground sleeping and drinking coffee. They smile. Guerrilia is letting the enemy use time and money for as ælittle as possible.

You are a very slow learner.

Willing Conscience (The Truths

“Both Turkish forces and Kurdish armed groups claim that their attacks are retaliatory strikes only and accuse each other of regular acts of aggression and terrorism.”

I’ve been closely following what the ALF have been doing for nearly 2 years now, and not once have I ever seen them say they only engage in retaliatory strikes, in fact it’s the opposite, they openly say they’ll continually confront the Turks and their proxies until they both finally leave Syrian territory once and for all.
What a load of crap this statement above is, I’d love to see their source for that statement, that’s something only the US backed SDF says, not the ALF, not once and not ever, LOL.

“On April 11 and April 12, intense artillery duels between the Syrian Army and Turkish proxies were reported near the town of al-Bara in southern Idlib and Hdadah Hilltop in northern Lattakia. Later, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) claimed that its forces had repelled a Syrian Army attack in the vicinity of the town of Kafr Taa in western Aleppo.”

So the Chechens are using their Turkish supplied artillery to hit SAA positions, and the Chechens are Russia’s mortal enemies, so it seems the Russians would be perfectly justified in taking out these artillery units if they wanted to, the Chechens are just as much enemies of Russia as they are Syria so they’d actually be killing 2 birds with the one stone if they took them out.

And why are the SAA hitting both Sarmin and Nayrab with their artillery, are they trying to stop Turkish road construction between Sarmin and Nayrab from starting, maybe.

“The Syrian Army and its allies fully repelled ISIS attacks near al-Sukhnah and Wadi al-Waer in the province of Homs killing two dozens of terrorists, according to pro-government sources. Clashes in the area broke out last week after ISIS cells conducted a large attack on positions of Syrian troops involved in a security operation in the area. Pro-militant sources claim that up to 40 Syrian soldiers were killed in the confrontation with the terrorists.

Isis did attack SAA positions near Wadi al-Waer but they didn’t just attack SAA positions at al-Sukhnah, they actually made it into the town itself, luckily they never managed to capture the town thank God, either the SAA were too good for them or possibly too well prepared.

“Currently, the army is deploying reinforcements to the countryside of al- Sukhnah. Most likely, government forces are planning to conduct a new security operation against ISIS cells hiding in the desert.”

LOL, but they don’t hide out in Homs for long, they have their permanent bases located in neighbouring Deir ez Zor, that’s where the SAA has to go to chase Isis back to where they come from, LOL, you can’t kill the snake until you cut off it’s head, just swiping at its flaying tail does nothing to really stop it. So go for Isis’s head in deir ez Zor chop the damn thing off, end Isis once and for all, and then send the snakes head back to Erdogan in a box.

Jens Holm

good reflexions

Willing Conscience (The Truths

Thanks Jens.

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