Syrian War Report – August 5, 2016: Fourth State of Militant Offensive in Aleppo

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August 4th, 2016 began with successive announcements from the so-called ‘Army of Conquest,’ regarding the advent of a third and fourth stage in their effort to break the government siege of Aleppo. The Army of Conquest, or Jaish al-Fatah, is comprised of Islamist factions colluding together to undermine the rightful government of Syria. Bands of criminals, such as Faylaq al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham, and other members of Jaish al-Fatah, reported up the chain of command within the Islamist forces—the ultimate goal to retake lost ground.

Prior to the assault on the 1070 Apartment Block within Aleppo, Syrian Arab Army (SAA) forces shelled rebel positions with 2S1 ‘Gvozdika’ self-propelled howitzers.  During the assault on 1070 itself, pro-government sources reported two T-72 main battle tanks and three BMP-series infantry fighting vehicles destroyed. Nine government soldiers were listed as deaths.

However, the only corroborating evidence from the Islamist factions regarding casualties would indicate that a single rebel T-72 tank and IFV were destroyed in fighting around Aleppo. In eastern Ghouta, Jaish al-Islam reported the destruction of a single government T-72 tank.

Near the government artillery base on the southern Aleppo Front, Faylaq al-Sham destroyed a 14.5 mm gun with an Anti-Tank Guided Missile. Across southern Aleppo, the forces of Faylaq al-Sham faltered against government positions.

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  • enemies R among us

    The followers of a meteorite worshipping death cult that was spawned during the Dark Ages, promulgated by the ramblings of an illiterate paedophile who claims he spoke with a deity / moon devil.

    Turkey should be stripped of its membership of NATO and left alone to regress however far back it wishes, but it must do so in complete isolation from those more advanced and enlightened civilisations that Muslims hate; a hatred engendered by both jealousy and fear in equal measure because they recognise the evolutionary chasm that separates us from them.

    • Zvjezdan Svemirković

      Marriage of girls in that age was normal practice among Christians also, that were simply such a time. Distinguish between Wahhabism ( whose rise was helped by Britain, then US), and Islam. Prophet Muhammad has warned in several places on the emergence of the group – Islamic extremists. Eg.
      The Prophet, peace be upon him, said, “Leave him, for he has companions who pray and fast in such a way that you will consider your fasting negligible in comparison to theirs. They recite Qur’an but it does not go beyond their throats (i.e. they do not act on it) and they will desert Islam as an arrow goes through a victim’s body, so that the hunter, on looking at the arrow’s blade, would see nothing on it; he would look at its Risaf and see nothing, he would look at its Nadi and see nothing, and he would look at its Qudhadh (1) and see nothing (neither meat nor blood), for the arrow has been too fast even for the blood and excretions to smear. The sign by which they will be recognized is that among them there will be a black man, one of whose arms will resemble a woman’s breast or a lump of meat moving loosely. (I think it is refers to Obama, because of weapons and training and other support)
      Narrated by Abu Said Al Khudri, Sahih Al-Bukhari 4:807

      When the man left, the Prophet, peace be upon him, said, “Among the off-spring of this man will be some who will recite the Qur’an but the Qur’an will not reach beyond their throats (i.e. they will recite like parrots and will not understand it nor act on it), and they will renegade from the religion as an arrow goes through the game’s body. They will kill the Muslims but will not disturb the idolaters. If I should live up to their time I will kill them as the people of ‘Ad were killed (i.e. I will kill all of them).”
      Narrated by Ibn Abbas, Sahih Al-Bukhari 4:558

    • jj

      Turkey is being used by NATO much more than the other way around. It is a very geo-strategic area, and NATO and the U.S. have their bases and nukes there – the nukes are most likely used to intimidate Russia. No way is the U.S./NATO going to give up its occupation of Turkey.