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Jun 10 2021

Three high-ranking officials of Tahrir al-Sham were killed

On June 10, three prominent Tahrir al-Sham militants were killed in a precise attack on the village of Ablin on the southern outskirts of Idlib. FORUM

Feb 8 2021

Turkish Proxies Launch Missiles At Joint Russian-Syrian HQ In Southern Idlib

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 In Syria’s Idlib, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham seems to be consolidating control, with neither the Syrian Arab Army nor its Russian support making any significant progress in recent days. This lack of progress comes down to the fact that they still support the existing ceasefire regime while Turkey has refused to honor its responsibility and clear out radical elements from …

Feb 4 2021

Israel Strikes Syria To Celebrate Whitewashing Of Al-Qaeda In Idlib

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 Israel is becoming increasingly assertive in its strikes and raids, allegedly against Iranian positions, on Syrian soil. This is more than likely owed to the fact that US activity is at a low-point following Joe Biden’s inauguration. Israel feels threatened by the slim possibility that the Iran Nuclear Deal will be revived. As such it is left to fend …

Jun 10 2020

IED Explosion Targets Russian Military Police Patrol Damaging At Least One Vehicle

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video On June 9, an improvised explosive device exploded on the route of the patrol of the Russian Military Police near the town of Ayn al-Arab (also known as Kobani) in northern Syria. Initially, Kurdish sources claimed that at least 3 Russian service members were injured in the attack. The Russian reconciliation center denied these claims saying that nobody had been injured in the explosion. Photos from the site of the incident show that the TIGR infantry mobility vehicle was significantly damaged. …

Jun 9 2020

Syrian Army Repelled Militant Attack In Southern Idlib. US Air Force C-130 Plane Crashed In Iraq

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces have repelled an attack on their positions in southern Idlib. On June 8, forces of the Ghurfat Eamaliat wa-Harid al-Mu’minin coalition of al-Qaeda-linked militant groups stormed the villages of Tanjarah and Fattirah. Militants captured the villages and reportedly killed at least 2 soldiers and destroyed a BMP vehicle. Clashes continued till the evening, when government forces finally retook the area. According to released photos and videos, at least 3 militants were killed, a …

Jun 5 2020

Israel Strikes Sensitive Targets In Syria. IEDs Explode Near Turkish-Russian Patrol

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Early on June 5, the Israeli Air Force conducted strikes on a Syrian military facility near Masyaf. The strikes were conducted from Lebanese airspace. The Syrian Air Defense Forces intercepted several missiles, however the rest hit their targets. The bombed facility, which is run by the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center, is reportedly involved in the development and manufacturing of missiles. Two improvised explosive devices exploded near a joint Russian-Turkish patrol moving along the M4 highway in southern Idlib on …

Jun 3 2020

Violence And Chaos Spread In Turkish-Occupied Part Of Syria

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Turkish-backed militant groups continue fighting each other in northern Syria. On June 2, clashes broke out among members of the Sultan Murad Division, the al-Hamza Division and Ahrar al-Sharqiya in the villages of Bab al-Khair and Um Ushba in the province of al-Hasakah. According to local sources, the tensions erupted when militants failed to settle their differences over the looting of the fields of crops, which they had seized from the locals. A separate incident happened in the town of al-Bab …

May 20 2020

Caliphate In Miniature: Rift Between Turkey And Al-Qaeda In Idlib

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video In the second half of April and early May, the Syrian province of Idlib became the epicenter of a military political drama developing between Turkish forces and their al-Qaeda-linked allies. The escalated tensions even led to a military incident on the M4 highway, near the town of Nayrab, when the Turkish Army and militant groups directly controlled by Ankara clashed with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and its supporters. At least 11 members and supporters of the al-Qaeda-linked group were killed by live …

May 18 2020

ISIS Terrorists Attack Syrian Army Near Al-Sukhna

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video About 2 dozen Turkish-backed militants have been killed or wounded in a recent series of clashes in northern Syria. 14 of them were reportedly killed in a failed attack on positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near Kubrlik overnight on May 17 and up to 10 were killed or injured in clashes near Hazwan on May 15. Reacting to its own failures, Turkish-backed forces carried out a series of mortar and artillery strikes on SDF positions near Ayn Issa, Tall …

May 11 2020

Al-Qaeda Launches Large-Scale Attack In Northwestern Hama Under Cover Of Ceasefire Deal

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The southern part of the Idlib zone has once again turned into a hot point with the Syrian Army and al-Qaeda militants openly clashing with each other. On May 10, fierce clashes erupted between the Syrian Army and forces of the coalition of al-Qaeda-linked militant groups, wa-Harid al-Mu’minin, in northwestern Hama. Terrorists stormed army positions in the town of Tanjarah and seized it after a series of clashes. Intense artillery duels were also reported in al-Ankawi, al-Qahirah, Qulaydin, Kafr Uwayd, Mawzarah, …

May 8 2020

Syrians Crush Militants In Daraa As Turkey Makes Deals With Al-Qaeda In Idlib

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces have launched a large security operation in the southern province of Daraa. For this purpose, the army recently deployed reinforcements, including up to 50 armoured vehicles and trucks equipped with weapons, in Tell al-Khodor, Athman, al-Yadudah, Saru. Sheikh Sa’ad and al-Sheikh Maskin. The town of Muzayrib and nearby areas are the target of the operation. Government forces seek to put an end to destructive actions of an illegal armed group led by Mohamad …

May 1 2020

Golan Heights Escalation And New Drama In Idlib

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Early on May 1, several missiles launched from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights hit positions of the Syrian Army near Tell Ahmar and Quneitra city. The strike reportedly led to no casualties among Syrian personnel, but destroyed several pieces of military equipment. This was the second Israeli strike on Syria in less than a week. On April 27, Israeli airstrikes hit the countryside of Damascus, including the al-Mazzeh Airport. Pro-Israeli sources claim that underground facilities of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps …

Apr 28 2020

Israeli Military Buildup Near Golan Heights Follows Strikes On Syrian Capital

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Israel has deployed additional units of the Iron Dome and Patriot air defense systems near the borders of Lebanon and Syria. Pro-Israeli sources claim that the country’s military is preparing to repel possible retaliatory strikes from Hezbollah and other Iranian-backed forces following the recent airstrikes on alleged ‘Iranian targets’ near Damascus. Over the past year, the Israeli Defense Forces have been steadily increasing their military presence in the area of the occupied Golan Heights under pretext of combating the so-called Iranian …

Apr 27 2020

Family Spat: Turkish Army Clashing With Turkish Proxies In Idlib

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Early on April 27, the Israeli Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on alleged Iranian targets in the countryside of Damascus. As always, pro-Israeli sources claimed that the missile attack hit and destroyed weapon depots and HQs of Hezbollah and Iranian forces. Syrian state media reported that 3 civilians were killed and 4 others wounded in the villages of Hujaira and Adliya as a result of the strike. Tensions between Idlib militants and their Turkish sponsors and protectors have …

Apr 23 2020

Turkey Shells Syrian Army In Aleppo. U.S. Threatens To Sink Iranian Ships In Gulf

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video In the second half of the week the military situation in Syria’s western Aleppo escalated. On April 22, Turkish forces shelled positions of the Syrian Army in western Aleppo. Pro-Turkish sources claimed that this shelling was a response to Syrian Army strikes on positions of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and other al-Qaeda-linked groups near the villages of Kafr Amma, al-Qasr, Kafr Taal and Kafr Nouran. Pro-government sources described these strikes however as a defensive measure to counter regular ceasefire violations by Turkish-backed …

Apr 22 2020

Govt Forces Clash With Kurdish Militias Amid Israeli Strikes On Central Syria

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video On April 21, clashes broke out in the city of Qamishly between the Kurdish Asayish, a security force of the Syrian Democratic Forces, and the pro-government National Defense Forces. Local sources claim that NDF units tried to capture several Asayish positions in the city, but failed to do so. Both sides allegedly suffered no casualties. The situation de-escalated rapidly after the Russian Military Police deployed in a nearby area intervened . On April 16, an Asayish checkpoint in the city was …

Apr 21 2020

Russian Fighter Jets Buzz US Spy Planes Off Syrian Coast

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video On April 20, gunmen attacked a vehicle of the US-led coalition moving along the road near the village of Roueished in the province of al-Hasakah. Syrian state media reported that the vehicle was destroyed and several US service members were injured in the attack. The US-led coalition has not officially commented on these claims yet. This became the second report of this kind, which appeared in media this month. On April 6, Hezbollah-linked al-Mayadeen TV said that militants killed a US …

Apr 20 2020

Russia Tests T-14 Armata Battle Tanks In Syria

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The Russian state-of-the-art T-14 Armata battle tank has been tested in Syria. According to Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, T-14 battle tanks were tested in “field conditions” and “all the nuances” were taken into account. The T-14 is a next-generation main battle tank based on the Armata Universal Combat Platform. It features fully digitized equipment, an unmanned turret equipped with the new 2A82-1M 125mm smoothbore cannon and an isolated armored capsule for the crew. Serial supplies of the battle …

Feb 24 2020

Map: HTS Advance in Idlib province

During the past two weeks, after the liberation of Nayrab in the west of Saraqib by the Syrian army, terrorists have repeatedly attempted to recapture this important region from the Syrian army, failing many times, and sustaining significant losses in manpower and equipment. But today, as the Syrian army opens another front south of Idlib, the militants succeeded in pushing the SAA troops out of the Nayrab, with heavy counterattacks and Turkish artillery support.It is noteworthy that the Syrian army artillery and the Russian fighter jets carried out heavy attacks against the positions and attacks of the terrorists, and also …

Feb 14 2020

Breaking: Syrian Army captured Orum al-Kobra in west of Aleppo from HTS

Also a new batch of Turkish equipment, armored vehicles and tanks entered Syria’s Idlib via Kafr Lusin crossing.

Feb 10 2020

Video: HTS VBIED attacks to Miznaz village

These two VBIEDs came after Syrian Army forces managed to liberate the villages of Kafr Halab and Miznaz by advancing west M5 highway. Thus the old road of Aleppo-Idlib, which is of high importance, was completely cut off. First HTS VBIED attack to Miznaz Second HTS VBIED attack to Miznaz

Feb 10 2020

Breaking: HTS start a new operation against the Syrian army with support of Turkey

The operation began with the support of Turkish artillery and now the Syrian army positions near the Saraqeb is under artillery attacks.