Syrian War Report – November 30, 2017: China Considers Deploying Special Forces In Syria

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The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) have captured the villages of Ramlah, Mazra’a and Aziza Abisan southwest of the town of Khanasir in southwestern Aleppo, according to pro-government sources.

This advance is a part of a wider effort aimed at recapturing the Abu al-Duhur Airbase and the nearby town from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda).

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has reportedly recaptured the village of Abu Ajwa in northeastern Hama from ISIS. The tensions between ISIS and HTS in the area are allowing the SAA and the NDF to expand their zone of control in the area without significant casualties.

Unknown aircraft bombed two HQs of the HTS-allied Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) in the town of Kherbet Eljoz in northern Idlib. Unknown aircraft also destroyed two TIP vehicles on the road between Kherbet and Jisr al-Shughur.

It is not clear which side of the conflict conducted these airstrikes. However, some opposition sources speculated that they are related to activity of the Chinese Special Operations Forces in Syria. While a solid evidence confirming this barely exists, the claims are likely fueled by the recent media reports that China may deploy its special forces in Syria.

Bouthaina Shaaban, the political and media adviser to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad, reportedly discussed the possibility of deploying the Chinese Special Operations Forces In Syria with Chinese Army officials during her latest visit to the Asian country.

The Shenyang Military Region Special Forces Unit “Siberian Tiger” and the Lanzhou Military Region Special Forces Unit “Night Tiger” may be deployed in Syria to conduct operations against TIP, which actively recruits Chinese Uyghurs.

According to the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq, members of ISIS destroyed with anti-tank guided missiles 4 bulldozers, 2 vehicles armed with 23mm guns and damaged a battle tank of the SAA near Mayadin and the T2 pumping station in eastern Syria.

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  • Vince Dhimos

    If this is true, these forces will be another challenge to the US-Israel enemy. This would be probably the most fearsome foe for the Israfascists in Golan. What would they do next?

    • Jonathan Cohen

      Glad to see China going in to fight TIP, but they have little reason to stay and do anything else, besides fight TIP, Just as Russia went in to fight ISIS and maybe HTS, but won’t go on to fight YPJ or Israel, which didn’t attack Russia or China, and won’t.

      • Daniel Castro

        Stop lying, of course Israel directed ISIS to kill russian troops, including one russian general.

        They will never forgive, they will never forget, and one day they will make sure Israel will pay.

        • Jonathan Cohen

          No sign of it yet. Russian Israeli relations are not that bad from what I hear.

      • Vince Dhimos

        I do not expect China to fight Israel. BUT Israel will probably be careful not to drop any bombs near any Chinese facilities.

    • Daniel Castro

      If this is true Israel is fucked!

      Chinese mean business, they won’t back off no matter what, now that they are in it is a matter of prestige as on their culture victory is taken as a matter of pride.

  • antonveckor

    The Syrian Arab Baathist Army will be victorious !
    https://theuglytruth.wordprhttp://www.holywar.org
    Reporting the truth: smoloko.com purestream-media.com syriatruths.com informationclearinghouse.info
    electronicintifada.net http://www.12160.info
    to fight and resist the evil zionists ZOG ,the evil zionists rothschild’s evil israHell and and the evil house of saud crypto-jews in saudi arabia wahhabia who do nothing but damage ( who’s king in the late 1960’s addressed all the UN and arab countries requested them to recognize and accept israHell as a country) and their allies’s control/occupation of governments and the arab land of palestine and its neighbouring arab countries, to fight and resist those zionists is to fight to remove them from governments and economic power without removing them out of these office from these positions and freezing their USD currency assets monopoly dominanting global markets and trades( the 1 dollar bill has shapes of the stars of david ) wars instigated by zionists bankers on sovereignt independent states and and against their territory’s integrity will continue and the zionists’s scheme to establish a one global government control could be all set .

    they must be removed from these positons (by us who are fighting them and only by us ) in order to get international peace progress prosperity and a good better and more positive dialogue between all countries and their peoples who their own peoples will lead and decide what to do by and for themselves. manage what their internal and foreign affairs to other countries and people’s would be and not led by some private zionists’s monopoly organisation who wages wars on whoever they want and on behalf of whoever they control and whoever bans rothschild influence and rothschild’s-controlled banks into their country!

    should such a future international peace progress proccess dialoge between countires is to be then israHell turkey saudi arabia eritrea/ethiopia and pkk-rojava-peshmerga-kurdistan could be excluded because of their evil role of their tyranny and the logic of them even not being officialy recognised as countries (or maybe even by then they would already cease to exist before that) but rather occupiers of stolen lands by wars of aggression who occupy arab Palestine land and other neighbouring arab countries’s lands and their natural resources assets illegally from wars of aggression like e.g. Yemen and Somalia afghanistan with daesh and AQAP muslim-brotherhood-extremists and taliban and other plots of the the mossadistic so called “alliance of periphery” with their puppet collaborators alCIAda and MI6 .

    all of Western Sahara and its people will be freed from the corrupt dynasty government of morocco’s illegal occupation which has a long history of collaborating with the zionists’s mossad and will be a recognised country by all nations ( hassan II and the mossad were behind Mehdi Ben Barka’s dissapperance / kidnap / assassination !

    Birobidzhan isn’t enough for the evil zionists’s obssesion of world domination conquest . .
    History wasn’t written in ink , history was written in blood

  • Joe

    According to Debka 5000 Chinese soldiers are already deployed. How true don’t know.

    So China also in will make the Russia , Iran, Turkey Alliance more powerful.

    Maybe that is why US start withdrawing as challenging these four powers is a no no

    • Xanatos

      Debra is an Israel website , known for misinformation.

      • Thegr8rambino

        really? how u know its israeli?

        • Jens Holm

          Why dont You look up for yourself. Dont You have internet or is not allowed.

          https://www.debka.com/about/

          • Thegr8rambino

            Because you made the claim and of course I have internet or how can I be making comments on here?? Lol

          • Jens Holm

            You might learn something. The site is made in english and hebrew. The articles are friendly to Israel.

            Obvios so many of You are uninformed and insist not knowing the rest of the world unless its in progadish misguiding of mainly the worst kind.

          • Thegr8rambino

            Yes I noticed that. But I have to disagree with you on the last bit of your response.

      • Joe

        Yes many a time but not all the time.

        So just read it with open mind.
        When there report it, can indicate it is an event that happens.

    • Ivan Freely

      Never trust Debka. I remember them claiming the Chinese carrier was in the region when it was in dry dock to address issues from their sea trials.

    • Jens Holm

      Far out. US has withdrawn 400 soldiers. Those were needed extra from Raqqa even some SDF`s there got very modern asssaults.

  • Rob

    The Tiger forces, SAA and NDF and those who are allied of SAA should have to recruit more people from the towns and villages in their ranks, give them proper military training and join them for greater strength to fight together against ISIS terrorists.

  • heydad

    Why use amak as a source. If they claim 8 vehicles destroyed most likely they broke a window on a technical. Their proof I saw was only of One possible ATGM strike that indicates only one vehicle is destroyed/damaged

    • Politolog Externista

      it is useful for emotional manipulation. After all, if all is well, interest in SF would fall, so some exaggeration here and there is quite useful. Be afraid and support our only truth telling project which could be run from some ‘FSB’ cell probably with some ‘naturalized’ russian operatives. This way you keep the image of an NGO while you are a part of a govt. Seriously, Mainstream cant catch all types of people, so something more professional-yet spawning by itself … southfront was formerly named crimean front. Because these Russians who guide this project expected war to rage in Crimea, no less. First reports were about Donbas, Lugansk. It has a point of view that is largely consistent with russian govt. I would bet that SF or something like it would runb even without the money people throw at it. And no, I can say that I am whoever I want to be, that I am non-aligned and still, theres no proof. And no, I wont believe some promises, assumptions, suggestions. Remember that Anna Chapman ? There are people like it on both sides, I mean, who in their right mind would say that ? Which spy would tell that he is a spy in active service ? xD LOL.

  • reinhard

    don’t comment in RT’s website because the commenting network there is a zionist company “spot.im” (if you don’t believe it yandex it !!! )made in occupied Arab Palestine boycott Zionist companies !
    The Syrian Arab Baathist Army and the syrian NDF will be victorious !
    https://theuglytruth.wordprhttp://www.holywar.org
    Reporting the truth: smoloko.com purestream-media.com syriatruths.com informationclearinghouse.info
    electronicintifada.net http://www.12160.info
    to fight and resist the evil zionists ZOG ,the evil zionists rothschild’s evil israHell and and the evil house of saud crypto-jews in saudi arabia wahhabia who do nothing but damage ( who’s king in the late 1960’s addressed all the UN and arab countries requested them to recognize and accept israHell as a country) and their allies’s control/occupation of governments and the arab land of palestine and its neighbouring arab countries, to fight and resist those zionists is to fight to remove them from governments and economic power without removing them out of these office from these positions and freezing their USD currency assets monopoly dominanting global markets and trades( the 1 dollar bill has shapes of the stars of david ) wars instigated by zionists bankers on sovereignt independent states and and against their territory’s integrity will continue and the zionists’s scheme to establish a one global government control could be all set .

    they must be removed from these positons (by us who are fighting them and only by us ) in order to get international peace progress prosperity and a good better and more positive dialogue between all countries and their peoples who their own peoples will lead and decide what to do by and for themselves. manage what their internal and foreign affairs to other countries and people’s would be and not led by some private zionists’s monopoly organisation who wages wars on whoever they want and on behalf of whoever they control and whoever bans rothschild influence and rothschild’s-controlled banks into their country!

    should such a future international peace progress proccess dialoge between countires is to be then israHell turkey saudi arabia eritrea/ethiopia and pkk-rojava-peshmerga-kurdistan could be excluded because of their evil role of their tyranny and the logic of them even not being officialy recognised as countries (or maybe even by then they would already cease to exist before that) but rather occupiers of stolen lands by wars of aggression who occupy arab Palestine land and other neighbouring arab countries’s lands and their natural resources assets illegally from wars of aggression like e.g. Yemen and Somalia afghanistan with daesh and AQAP muslim-brotherhood-extremists and taliban and other plots of the the mossadistic so called “alliance of periphery” with their puppet collaborators alCIAda and MI6 .

    all of Western Sahara and its people will be freed from the corrupt dynasty government of morocco’s illegal occupation which has a long history of collaborating with the zionists’s mossad and will be a recognised country by all nations ( hassan II and the mossad were behind Mehdi Ben Barka’s dissapperance / kidnap / assassination !

    The jewish autonomous oblast in the far east isn’t enough for the evil zionists’s obssesion of world domination conquest . .
    History wasn’t written in ink , history was written in blood

  • Kira Binkley

    China?

  • Eskandar Black

    I can not see Chinese deploying such a large force so late in the game. To what purpose? There might be some oil deal happening here, like the Chinese rebuild and secure some Syrian infrastructure for a fee or discount oil prices and mineral prices. The Chinese would then send a small force about 5k to secure their investment from the local bar-bars.

    • Rüdiger Preiss

      Maybe combat experience could be another factor? Especially “that late in the game” this would give them real life combat experience at relatively low risk, worth much more than any field training. And I fully agree, re-building is good business. Whilst foreign forces like Russia and Iran have done all the hard work, China comes in at the end to do business … haven’t the US used a similar strategy in both world wars, especially WW1 – and it worked well for them?

    • Kira Binkley

      Really?

  • VGA

    First the non-existent SDF-ISIS deal, now the chinese deployment. It is a fake news extravaganza!

    • Bill Wilson

      I like to visit South Front when I can use a good laugh!

      • dutchnational

        They had some good articles but are turning in a combination of ru MOD propaganda and gossip. Commenters are the most fun though.

        Never seen that concentration of ass-adophyles, crazy ranting antisemites and conspiracy theories.

  • Thegr8rambino

    it is about damn time!!! way too late in the game tho but better late than never (i hope)!!!

  • Solomon Krupacek
  • Ivan Freely

    If true (AMN is reporting otherwise), it would make sense to take out the Uighur militants now. The Chinese monitored their movements throughout the war, hoping that most of them would get taken out by other forces. Once it’s clear that the surviving militants is about to pack up and go home, they would move in as a precaution.

  • Rodney Loder

    It’s likely China will come good at long last no one is getting any younger, and the Gulenists aren’t as vociferous as they were the year before last year, only Netanyahu is holding out hope for MbS and Netanyahu is risking everything while depending on the Calvary which is not very likely, if it could have it would have during the Mediterranean Stand Off, God has resigned from israel it is feeling depressed and earnestly nodding at the Wall thinking about tomorrow when I get what I deserve it’s inevitable only because I never supported israel because they betrayed the first Nation that recognised them, only Faith is trustworthy, and I have absolute Faith in China, amongst other things, if you know what I mean, Stalin lives israel should know that, if the Calvary do come Stalin will be back in business Xi knows that.

  • Jens Holm

    Next winter it will be penquins. None need night vision and the artillery are modern covering their ears well. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/383e4682184313112d30eab28a973e2e574bc4b77d6d1efbd4d50515fa68b8e1.jpg

    I am sure they will fight hard for icecreme in all deserts. Everybody will.