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Turkey-led Forces Captured YPG Stronghold Of Ras Al-Ayn (Map, Video)

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Turkey-led Forces Captured YPG Stronghold Of Ras Al-Ayn (Map, Video)

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The Turkish military and the Syrian National Army (NSA) have imposed control of the key border town of Ras al-Ayn in the northern al-Hasakah countryside, the Turkish Ministry of National Defence announced on October 12.

“As part of the successful operations being conducted in the framework of Operation Peace Spring, the town of Rasulayn, located east of the Euphrates, has been brought under control,” the ministry wrote on Twitter.

In the early hours of the morning, NSA militants captured the border crossing north of Ras al-Ayn and stormed the town’s northern district. Turkish-backed militants also advanced in the silos, west of the town.

Sources affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied that Ras al-Ayn was captured by Turkish forces, claiming that clashes are still ongoing in the town’s center. This is yet to be verified.

By capturing Ras al-Ayn, Turkish forces have established a strong foothold in northeast Syria. Earlier, the forces advanced west of the town, capturing 18 villages and blocking the strategic M4 highway.

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  • That was fast. It seems YPG is nothing without the US air support. Pathehic welps. Despite this they STILL do not negotiate with Damascus. Unfuckingbelieveable.

    • Rafik Chauhan

      ITS BCUZ KURDS HAVE ATTITUDE AND OVERCONFIDENT

      • Zionism = EVIL

        It is more than that my friend. the Kurd shitheads are patsies for Zionists and were Hollywood heroes than reality. You will again find similar cowardice from their Zionist masters in the next war with Hezbollah. All the gloss is coming off the pimps in the region.

  • Zionism = EVIL

    The Kurd turd collapse is exactly like I had predicted based on over 30 years intel analysis. The Kurds are basically pimps and only good for posing for selfies for western audience of dumbasses, those of us who have seen them in “operation” know that they are cowards and hide behind women and Americunt airpower. They have not even been able to hit a thin skinned Toyota and ran faster than Usain Bolt. The Turks are having a hard time even catching up with leap fogging commandos as the Kurd arseholes shed their uniforms and weapons and literally run to the hills. Compare the disgraceful Kurdish cowardice to the honor of Hezbollah and Ansarallah.

    • mhtsaropinigitakis

      bhalbhalbhlaaaaah boooooooring!!

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Sure, for Greek arselickers too. Imagine what the Turks can do to a small bankrupt Greece shithole with 9 million starving beggars, you Greeks are worse than Kurds.

        • antoun

          chypre 1974!!!

        • mhtsaropinigitakis

          ahahhahah so much butthurt you are? did a Greek stole your Gay lover?? stupid albanian

  • RichardD

    This is where Syrian Civil War Map is showing the Turkish military and their terrorist allies occupation zones.
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/fd822f975dd4d6fdfeae445b221871273f582a82ea945dafbdd3ae785e807932.png
    https://syriancivilwarmap.com/

    • Zionism = EVIL

      At the speed of Turkish advance and a very implemented combined arms execution, the Turkish military will accomplish all their objectives in about a month. The Kurds are training for a 60 kilometer dash as they run faster than Usain Bolt to flee the Turkish advance.

      • RichardD

        What speed is that? The US is arming the Kurds for a terror state civil war east of the river. The Turks and their pet terrorists have a toe hold of 1% of the land up to the M4. Over time they can reach the full length of the M4. But I doubt that it will be done in month. 1% in 3 or 4 days is 100% in 300 or 400 days.

        Not that I expect you to accept elementary school mathematics given your ignoring that the Syrian government has expanded it’s footprint from 10% of Syrian land to 60% of Syrian land since the Russian intervention.

        • Zionism = EVIL

          Don’t worry the Turks are also negotiating secretly with Assad and the Kurds are going to be really hammered soon. I will give real equations in a few days ROFLMAO. As I said, the Kurd turds are done.

          • RichardD

            The Turks would be better off negotiating with the US. Which I’m sure that they are. What can Damascus do to help the Turks or prevent the US arming the Kurds for a Yinon plan terror state civil war east of the river?

          • Zionism = EVIL

            The Americunts and their Jew masters want a wider war and I have a feeling they will get involved on the behalf of Saudi losers in Yemen. The 3,000 soldiers that the moron Trump is pouring in Saudi Arabia are special forces and mobile warfare units. The region is being primed for a major war. This has a long way to play out and alliances will change again as the fog clears.

          • RichardD

            That’s a dodge because your blitzkrieg projection isn’t supported by the evidence.

          • Ceasar Polar

            Just remember how fast the Kurds in Kirkouk made a deal when they saw the Iraki army rolling in their headquarters. When we say bye bye Kurds not just as destroyed but also as a source of obstruction to the return of the Sovereign Syrian Territory. Returning oil rich lands to Damascus, will help restore stability for Syria, and help Russia alleviate the cost of the intervention.
            So yeah, few days will do, for the coward Kurds lay down arms and sign a deal with Russia-Turkey-Assad.

          • RichardD

            You’re an idiot. It’s been almost a week now and the Turks are nowhere near conquering 300 miles of border to M4. They’ve barely begun.

          • Ceasar Polar

            Dont you follow the news ? The Kurds just invited Damascus (Assad, SAA) to enter Manjib till Kobani (on the Turkish border) to counter any “Turkish offensive”. This means that the Kurds chickened out as expected in 3 days. They basically laid down arms against Assad which was the whole point of the Turkish operation. Now the US is placing 7 MRAP’s on the way of the Kobani, just to slow down the SAA to leave the place for Erdogan’s army, but that wont happen (tomorrow we will see who gets there first).
            That is about it for Kurds. Too scared from the Turkish fire, with no back up (the US did to them what the US does to its allies), whereas Syria still have its worldpower ally (Russia) standing for it, and respecting their alliances.

            https://southfront.org/turkish-offensive-in-northern-syria-pushed-kurds-into-hands-of-assad-and-moscow-war-report/

          • RichardD

            Try to stay on topic. The comment that you replied to was about how the Turks were supposedly going to clear 300 miles of border to the M4 in 1 month. Not about whether the Kurds would cut a deal with Damascus. No surprise there.

            It didn’t take long for me to be proven right that it wasn’t going to happen now did it? Your trying to change the subject doesn’t change that.

          • Ceasar Polar

            It was about bringing an END to the SDF problem in matter of DAYS. Read again the replies. It s all there. The word “obliterated” was used as well, but as a mean of persuasion to facilitate the return of the Kurds with the SAA.

          • RichardD

            Do you have a problem understanding the English language? That was your comment, not mine. Reread my comment that you replied to, it was about the Turks not being able to quickly overrun the border to the M4. Your trying to change the subject doesn’t change that.

            “It’s been almost a week now and the Turks are nowhere near conquering 300 miles of border to M4. They’ve barely begun.”

          • Ceasar Polar

            The Turks are there to bring fear into the kurds, to make them make peace with Assad, and start slaughtering some bad mutlinational jihadi mercernaries in the region.
            Not about Turkey taking part of Syria. It was putting an end to the SDF, through Obliteration first, then through diplomacy next.

          • RichardD

            That doesn’t change the fact that the Turks over running 300 miles of border to the M4 in 4 weeks wasn’t and isn’t going to happen. Which is what my comment was about. Not all these other issues that you’re trying to change the subject with.

          • Ceasar Polar

            4 weeks arent done yet. Who told you that the SAA wont agree to a safe zone along the border. For now they are crying for invasion, lets wait for more and see how their speech will change and be in favor of a co-organizing border patrols with the Turks along the 300 miles along the border. I see that happening in a week or so

          • RichardD

            The SAA has no incentive to co organize a 300 mile “safe” zone with the Turks. The US is getting out and the SDF has agreed to cooperate with the SAA. Your 300 mile Turkish controled safe zone down to the M4 is fantasy. Even if the SAA agreed to it. Which they’re not going to do. The Kurds never will. And they’ve got billions of dollars of military equipment from the US stored in Kurd majority areas.

          • Ceasar Polar

            All the equipment will be turned to the SAA. And if you call for help you lose your right to do what you want (the kurds will return to called Syrians again).
            This is the latest map front southfront. You will see that the turks are now moving west to rejoin their western position in north of Syria, and Syrian army is now storming the North Of Syria, from 3 different position. escorted by Russian military police Of course!
            Map https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/03300710250a0e381fb55aea77ea85ccc9fff44bb69c22afebbc61776d03f516.jpg

          • RichardD

            A lot of the equipment that the US provided the Kurds will never be recovered by the Syrian government.

          • Ceasar Polar

            Why so ? You think the Kurds were moving and storing weapons without being completely under constant 24/7 watch ? Syria’s intelligence is still active in all of Syria, recording and passing intel. They dont need to tell, they know exactly where to look.

          • RichardD

            You don’t know much about spec ops and counter surveillanc.

          • RichardD

            After 8 years of war the Syrian government doesn’t know where all of their own equipment is. Let alone the SDF’s.

          • Ceasar Polar

            Look what happened already the SAA is already behind the 300 miles line, the Turks will come near and work together with the SAA to clear them terrorists.

            Fresh pic related :

            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/3ff3ea38a7ffc1c7bfa4e5ffd18d09f5e3cd5889a658560d82a7edce8fe7b438.jpg

          • RichardD

            Why are you wasting my time with this? It’s not going provide the Turks with control of 300 miles of border to the M4 in 4 weeks or ever.

          • Ceasar Polar

            They also shut down the highway, the northeast’s main route of transit is now cut off.

          • RichardD

            You didn’t answer the question:

            What can Damascus do to help the Turks or prevent the US arming the Kurds for a Yinon plan terror state civil war east of the river?

          • You can call me Al

            That fits into why the fixed bridge was built across the Euphrates, Syrians go in down South – Kurds between and a rock and a hard place – and then no more Kurds.

      • Bill Wilson

        Speed? The Turks are advancing at a snail’s pace thru territory that was abandoned by civilians.

        • Real Anti-Racist Action

          It is only an anti-terrorist operation, not a war and the Kurds know this. Turkey is securing the borders to stop the flow of drugs and CIA assets across its borders. That is why the CIA was against the Turkish operation, cause it stops their CIA and the Kurds from shipping drugs across the borders.

          • RichardD

            It’s a war, a lopsided war, but a war of conquest. Drugs are immaterial, and the CIA is not the main issue. Kurdish transfers of weapons and fighters is the issue. An anti terror operation is what happens in Iraq. This is a full blown invasion and occupation.

      • Real Anti-Racist Action

        All Usain Bolts records have been broken by multiple people.
        Allyson Felix and Matthew Boling are both faster humans then Usain ever was.

    • Real Anti-Racist Action

      The Allies of the United States are the terrorist, always have been.
      Anyone the US stands besides is the enemy.
      Com’on, lets keep our eye on the ball here.
      Defeating the U.S. allies is the key.

      • RichardD

        Getting the US out and returning the NE to the Syrian government is what needs to be done. If the Turks want to help with that great. If they’re planning on becoming co occupants with the US that’s a problem.

        • BMWA1

          Turkey is unpredictable…like an unstable plastic explosive.

  • Zionism = EVIL

    Turkish forces push deeper into Syria amid Kurdish collapse

    Akcakale, Turkey: Turkish forces faced only light or no resistance from US-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters on the third day ofAnkara’s offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted,international criticism of the campaign has also been lukewarm with some Arab states like Qatar openly backing the Turkish attack on Kurds.

    Earlier, Turkey said it captured more Kurdish-held villages in the border region, while a hospital in a Syrian town was abandoned and a camp of 4000 displaced residents about 12 kilometers from the frontier was evacuated after artillery shells landed nearby. The ease with which Turkish forces have moved south indicates that they may now broaden their offensive against the Kurds who have simply fled than put up any resistance.

    • RichardD

      99% of the land north of the M4 is currently controlled by SDF. Your blitzkreig has a long way to go. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/09901f7e486f49216b73f93913c1327d27725941920bd604c50790e0a4ff6d86.png

      – Syrian Civil War Map –

      https://syriancivilwarmap.com/

      • Zionism = EVIL

        4 weeks like I said. The Turks are letting their proxy terrorists take over one region at a time. That is how they have kept their own casualties down. They are using only 7 brigades for an army of 500,000 men that is nothing. It is a mix of armor, mechanized infantry and commandos. The Turks have executed the plan flawlessly so far and have multiple strategies place including holding secret negotiations with Assad, thanks to Russia acting as go-between.

        • RichardD

          Look at the map. At the rate that they’re going it will take them months at a minimum to control the area down to the M4 all across their border. There are many cities and villages to capture. That takes time. You month projection is something that an ignorant neophyte with no understanding of military analysis would make.
          https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e0a78923517afd546ebd2aac93d4a31ad4d9640b2490419f70816c424480c577.png

          • Zionism = EVIL

            You will remain a childish idiot like your daily rants :)

          • RichardD

            You’re a false accuser who’s disinfo is exposed for the stupidity that it is.

        • RichardD

          Look at the map of the Syrian Kurd majority areas. Pay particular attention to the area bordering Iraqi Kurdistan. There’s no way that the Turks are going to capture a 300 mile front down to the M4 in 4 weeks.
          http://sahipkiran.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Kurdish-Majority-areas-in-Syria-.jpg

        • RichardD

          It took the Turks 2 months to capture Afrin, that’s just 1 city. There are dozens like it down to the M4 east of the river. That the SDF has been preparing to defend from a Turkish invasion for decades.
          https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c8/Afrin_frontlines_2018.gif

        • RichardD

          It took the Turks 20,000 to 30,000 fighters to capture just 20 miles of front in Afrin. They have 15 times that amount to capture east of the river.

          “Turkey and allied Free Syrian Army

          The largest group is between 10,000 and 25,000[46][47] Syrian Arab and Turkmen rebel fighters operating under the banner of the Syrian Interim Government and trained and supported by Turkey. The second largest group is 6,400[36] soldiers from the Turkish Armed Forces along with armored and air force support. Sunni Islamist rebels were also seen fighting alongside the Turkish-backed forces, including Ahrar al-Sham and Sham Legion.[115]

          In addition, The Independent reported that Turkey was accused of having a contingent of ex-ISIL fighters within the ranks of its military and was likely spearheading troops in Afrin.[116] Several Jihadist fighters among the Turkish-backed forces released a video threatening to cut off the heads of Kurds whom they consider “infidels”.[117][118] A video clip surfaced on the Internet which showed several TFSA combatants singing praise of previous battles that they’ve fought including Tora Bora (former headquarters of Osama Bin Laden), Grozny, and Dagestan and then concluding: “And now Afrin is calling to us”.[116][119] The anti-Turkish (though pro-FSA) Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also claimed that members of the Grey Wolves, a Turkish nationialist extremist movement, fought alongside the pro-Turkish forces in Afrin.”

          – Operation Olive Branch –

          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Olive_Branch#Afrin_offensive

      • Real Anti-Racist Action

        It’s not a ‘lightening war’ it is an anti-terrorist operation.
        Turkey is regaining control of the borders since the SAA lost them to stop the flow of drugs and CIA assets across the border.
        As the border is secured and anti-terrorism operations wrap up, the fighting will subside.

        • RichardD

          The fighting won’t subside until the Turks leave. It hasn’t in Afrin and it won’t in the NE.

  • Vitex

    What a bunch of monkeys those jihadists are. Just waiting for them to shoot each other. Schadenfreude.

    • Ceasar Polar

      Jihadists should be executed and not used as mercenaries. That is like playing with nitro in a roll-o-coster.
      They do look bad doesnt matter their cause. Nothing even close from the great men of Yemen. For them we can see strong faith, and sacrifice. Those jihadis used by the turks look like mercenaries that do it for the blood, the money, the drugs and the women. Looks bad indeed.