Syrian Military Deploys Elite Forces For Palmyra Offensive



The Desert Hawks Brigade has deployed to the area of the Tiyas Airbase in order to support the Syrian army’s advance against ISIS in the province of Homs. The brigade will participate in the army’s operation to liberate the gas fields north of the Homs-Palmyra highway and allegedly take part in the advance on Palmyra.

Pro-government sources claim that up to dozen of ISIS suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices were destroyed in the recent clashes in the area.

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  • florinel

    “How to liberate Palmyra in three easy steps!”
    a comprehensive guide for the SAA by, (February 2017), [on-line edition].

  • Barba_Papa

    I wonder what had happened to those guys.

  • gold37

    They had a well deserved break, not all forces can fight at once. Tiger forces are having a break too, the troops in Al-Bab area are a shadow of the whole Tiger forces.