Today, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has taken control of the village of Al-Fadiyaya near the Marj Al-Sultan military airport in the East Ghouta region of Greater Damascus. Al-Nusra and Jaysh Al-Islam had operated in the area.
Securing Al-Fadiyaya north of the Marj Al-Sultan Military Airport, the SAA is able to defend the ari base’s helicopter airfields.
The East Ghouta has the highest concentration of Al-Nusra militants in Greater Damascus. Thus, the SAA’s actions can’t be recignized as a violation of the ceasefire which doesn’t expand on Al Nusra, ISIS and linked terrorist groups.
However, we should expect a new series of propagandistic claims related to this even from the so-called “moderate opposition”. Al Nusra and linked units are the only powerful “opposition” force on the ground.