US-led Coalition Once Again Carried Out Airstrikes On Syrian Army, Downed Iranian Combat Drone (Photos)

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On Thursday, US-led coalition warplanes destroyed two technical vehicles of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the Khibrat al-Shami area at the Damascus – Baghdad highway, 40 km away from Al-Tanf.

US-led Coalition Once Again Carried Out Airstrikes On Syrian Army, Downed Iranian Combat Drone (Photos)

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According to the statement of the US-led coalition, a medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicleof one of the SAA allies targeted a position of the US-led coalition in Al-Zakaf.  After this US coalition warplanes downed the UAV in north of Al-Tanf. The drone appears to be an Iranian-made Shahhed-129.

US-led Coalition Once Again Carried Out Airstrikes On Syrian Army, Downed Iranian Combat Drone (Photos)

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US-led Coalition Once Again Carried Out Airstrikes On Syrian Army, Downed Iranian Combat Drone (Photos)

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US-led Coalition Once Again Carried Out Airstrikes On Syrian Army, Downed Iranian Combat Drone (Photos)

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This was the third US-led coalition attack against the SAA and its allies in the Syrian desert. The US-led coalition claims thatSyrian forces pose a threat to its base in Al-Tanf, and that the base is a temporary base established to fight ISIS only. However, so far the US-led coalition and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have attacked the SAA only in southeastern Syria.

Meanwhile, groups of the US-backed FSA launched a large-scale attack on SAA positions in the northern Suweida countryside and claimed to have taken full control of the Al-Zuluf reserve. If confirmed, that SAA lost a major part of its positions in northern Suweida. However, the FSA has not yet provided any real evidence of its claims.

In the Damascus desert, the SAA captured the entire area of Al-Dakwah, thus deploying in 40 kilometers from its positions south of Zaza Road. Moreover, SAA managed to reopen the road connecting Al-Dakwah to the electric station in the Damascus countryside.

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  • Stuart Thompson

    I still fail to see that the FSA is a credible force, especially after past affiliation with groups such as al nusra and isil amongst many other radical extremist groups. Was the high profile executions of American journalist and British aid worker part of an exchange between FSA and isil, or was they not. If I remember correctly John Cantlie, another British journalist, who has been in many isil propaganda videos, claimed he was also traded by the FSA to isil. Even though this is clearly known facts it seems to facts that have been forgotten or swept away. Regardless of Western coalition forces knowing these undoubted claims and facts, should I say truths, the western coalition still backs, trains, arms, funds and promotes the hypocritical terrorist group which is FSA. Have they forgotten what this group has done to the coalitions own citizens let alone to innocent men, women and children of syria. This group should have no backing from anyone and should be categorised, targeted and eliminated as a terrorist group threatening peace and stability in syria and the wider region.

    • Tom Tom

      Just so you know, this ain’t Kansas, anymore, Stuart.

      Okay?

      • Stuart Thompson

        I have no idea what so ever what you are on about, or even what point you are trying to suggest, your comment has no relevance or meaning to me, please try to enlighten me..
        If you can?

  • John Marks

    The Americans will carry on, emboldened, unless there’s an effective shot across their bows.
    Take out al-Zuqf (70 kms NE of al-Tanf) and land a platoon of paratroops there to garrison it, with air cover and S-400 air defence ready to fire against any intruders.

    • Solomon Krupacek

      and you give the necessary s-400?

    • Ilies Bekhtaoui

      or russia put some of it’s soldiers along side the syrians would be less costly and more efficient

      • Mountains

        People have overrated the Russians they have been airstriked so many times by the Israelis and the US so many times just in hope of reply and provocations but nothing came from the elusive russian nor their allies. They don’t have the moral to fight and are basically to scared which is shame in itself

        • Alex Black

          you are a lying jihadist.

          • Mountains

            I am not and why would I lie. Even the rebels butchered dozens of Russian special forces. Russia is nothing but a has been

          • Alex Black

            Got pictures? or just more jihadi lies.

          • Mountains

            Put the bottle down son

          • Alex Black

            So no, just more jihadi bs

          • Mountains

            You most be drunk for asking pics of strangers online. Dude get sober

          • Alex Black

            I asked you for proof of your lying jihadi claims, but you got none because you are a lying jihadi.

          • Mountains

            Get lost you filthy casual

          • Alex Black

            Maybe after you suck me off and i sprinkle some bacon on your corpse.

          • Mountains

            You should be happy you filthy little shit that your behind a computer screen. Otherwise I would have knocked you out silly…….

          • Alex Black

            Maybe one day I will teach you about the joys of bacon

          • gfsdyughjgd .

            Alex calm down this iluminati boy is drunk of human blood hating Iran for no apparent reason.Full of hatred just like USA and Israel who crucified Jesus and waiting for other Messiah to come.

          • Darius

            Hey moron you are on drugs, or just retarded… or both.

          • SnowCatzor

            What do you do Mountain? Just come here to troll with pro-Jihadist bullsh*t? Fact is the SAA have made massive gains since the Russian intervention, meanwhile the FSA/ISIS scumbags haven’t made any lasting gains since then.

            You can spread your fake claims all you want, but no one is just going to take your word for it without real evidence. Calling people “drunk” etc doesn’t discredit them, it just shows how immature you are.

          • Mountains

            I’m not a Jihadi nor Jihadi pro.. But I’m anti-Iran and view them as the major threat here and I don’t share the same opinions as the usual weak minded folks in here who want to protect their western lifestyles but don’t realize it’s actully Iran that is the problem then calling me Jihadi.. I’m a patriot. They want to wipe Israel of the map

          • Solomon Krupacek

            go to fight in iran. do not enter this forum.

          • Jacek Wolski

            That would be classified as an ‘invasion.

          • Tom Tom

            the globalists who control the Americans are the major threat, bubbalina.

          • kurdi aram

            Iran is helping Kurds, Palesti, Syrians and many other minorities.
            Sunni-arabs are causing Terrors and Damage everywhere on the Planet.

          • Tudor Miron

            Why do you lie? Who gives a shit about your stinking reasons. Rebels butchered dozens of Russian special forces? In your wet dreams may be. Russia lost credibility? Another of your wet dreams? People (humans) can easily see the actual facts on the ground. Look at Syria 2 years ago (after 2 years of US led coalition “fight” against ISI) and look at it now. That’s knowing that your snakehead masters did their best to drag Russia (anf entire plane Earth) into WWIII.

        • Stuart Thompson

          I fail to see how Russia has lost all credibility, the tide of war has completely changed since Russia entered the theatre of war, many regions of syria has been liberated from so called moderate rebel groups and jihadist groups, the western coalition has disolved any credibility since day 1 by spending billions trying to arm and train many groups with the agenda of trying to de-stabilise, divide and conquer, but this agenda failed from the off when it became very public to the fact that they did not know exactly who they were arming and training, which also became very public the so called FSA took weapons and funds under the banner of the FSA and quickly turned back to groups such as al nusra and isil, which means the coalition directly armed and trained radical extremist who took what they could in one hand and raised the other hand screaming god willing we will raise this flag over your capital cities and spill the blood of your women and children, yet our governments continue with this delusional rhetoric of FSA is a credible force in the war, and this was happening before isil decided to cross back over the border to Iraq. Don’t ever get confused over who is and who is not a credible force in this conflict when you cannot clearly see how effective the Russian involvement has been, Russia is not an invading force they were asked to help by the legitimate ruling government of syria, the western coalition was not invited at all and all their operations are totally illegal. Now come back to me please with an argument suggesting who is and who is not a credible force in the region.

          • gfsdyughjgd .

            Mountain is wrong but there is one point which I support and it the Russian never respond to coalition aggression.How long should we be gun point by this idea of USA/Nato is nuclear power and can’t be touch.If indeed that’s there case then let every country get nuclear weapons to be respect then.

          • Tudor Miron

            Just look at broad picture. Yes, Russia doesn’t let itself to be dragged into WWIII, still they slowly but surely get their goals realised here in Syria.

          • Stuart Thompson

            I completely agree with you, but on the other hand, if Russia was to retaliate/respond to aggression or provocative ruses then the murky waters of this already confusing conflict will spiral into deeper conflict, I think Russia is playing the smarter game of continuing it’s commitment to its allie whilst being unflinched by constant distractions by the coalition, it shows they do not fear the coalition because due to constant bombardment by the coalition trying to disrupt major and minor offensives, strategic goals etc the Russian support for its allie has been unwavering still.
            And it is hypocritical for America to deny anyone nuclear capabilities whether it be for energy or defence, in truth America is the only nation who has ever used it for warfare against another nation and target densely populated cities killing millions of civilians. Yes there are most definitely certain nations who should by no means have that capability under there certain ruling leaders but the population should not suffer, I definitely believe America is not the right country to say who can and who can’t develop nuclear capacity, that’s most definitely like being told by a bully that bullying is wrong.

        • Tom Tom

          you have no clue. When the incoming missiles from those Russian subs right off our coast start coming in maybe you’ll change your mind then. The globalists want to kill us.

      • Tom Tom

        Already have.

    • Tom Tom

      The Russians/Syrians would probably announce a no-fly zone in Syria first.
      Even so, we’re headed to war. The globalists, many of whom are American,
      are high on the idea of killing off as many people as possible. They say they
      only need a half a billion people on the planet:

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_Guidestones

  • Solomon Krupacek

    take the whole other desert. and mainly abu kamal. do not let slow down by americans.

    • kurdi aram

      Hashad Al shaabi is storming in Syria to hunt down wahabi Terrorist in Deir az ZOR

  • Mountains

    People are truly finding out the true colors of the cowardice SAA. Spineless. That one of the reasons I left supporting them. Shameful thats just an understatement

    • PZIVJ

      You never supported SAA because you are just a Syria hating troll.

      • Mountains

        I supported Syria until I found out Iran entered the war official that was the day I stopped for real

        • Ronald

          You have never been to Iran , they are Caucasian , and have maybe the most beautiful women in the world . Hospitable and generous , and smarter than you , because they are joining with Christians and Sunni in the Syrian army to battle against the real terrorist , the Wahhabi Sunni’s of Saudi Arabia .
          You don’t yet know or even have a clue as to the truth , but those Iranians , and

          all those supporting the Syrian people, are really fighting for you as well .
          If you insist , be blind , just go back to your CNN and video games .

          • Tudor Miron

            Very well said. Many simply don’t realise that this is a fight for humanity.

        • Wahid Algiers

          If you are against Iran whose soldiers fight for Syria together with syrian sunnis and christs, palastinians and some druze you support the crimes of Israel and the IDF.

    • Alex

      They are crying crocodile tears now because they have lost your support

    • Tudor Miron

      You never supported SAA because your levit masters would be upset anf punish you :) Look at what you post here, look into the fucking morror! What you’re pushing here is anti human race (talking globalist ultimate agenda).
      If that’s your talmudistic ideology and you agree with it than find a nerve and admit it here. In this case I would just suggest that you look at hystory if that teaches you something. Levits always loved to send their sheeple (your usual jew) on the scaffold to let the goyem to release a bit of steam. Yes, my friend that was UK and US banksters feeding Hitler (and Stalin at the same time). And yes, I know some jews who don’t tolerate this nazi anti humanity stance. Some that don’t buy that chosen nation ballshit and realise that they are HUMAN BEINGS first of all.
      If you’re not jew than you’re simply “selling your soul”. Don’t think that you even realise it :) When there’s enough self awarness to comprehend this simple things than there’s no place for self hate (that’s what’s all this anti human zeo-nazi BS is in the end of the day)

  • enriqueferro

    The US has factually taken over a portion of Syrian land in an unlawful move. From the international law point of view, it is sheer aggression against and invasion of a sovereign country.

  • Tom Tom

    “The Coalition mission is to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.”

    LOL.

    • kurdi aram

      Thats a BIG BIG BIG LIE.
      US-americans want to defeat ASSAD.

  • David Marchal Eversman

    The CIA operation has failed miserably and now is allowing Iran to build satellite states in Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. They want to connect Hezbollah to Iran via land bridge.

    So CIA’s plan has backfired and now its all about ‘damage control.

  • goingbrokes

    “The Coalition presence in Syria addresses the imminent threat ISIS in Syria poses globally,…”
    Operation Inherent Resolve bullshit pamphlet. They think we believe that? ISIS is being rolled back by the SAA all across the board, and somehow bombing Syrian troops helps to address ISIS globally! ROFL! This is addressed to idiots.
    Connecting Iraq and Syria would be a huge strike against ISIS! (Globally!) But I guess Operation Inherent Bullshit have their heads too far in their asses to see that! It is play school taught tactics, so the Coalition is led by imbeciles. Thought as much!