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BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:25 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has been on a roll lately, seizing several areas in the East Ghouta that have been under the control of the Islamist militants for years. Beginning with Al-Hamouriyah in Faylaq Al-Rahman's southern pocket in the East Ghouta, the Syrian Army's ...
The battle of narratives over the use of chemical weapons in Syria has been raging ferociously for years. ... This week, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated some Eastern Ghouta farmlands between Shifouniyeh and Douma and discovered a well-equipped chemical laboratory run by Saudi-backed Islamist ...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:10 A.M.) - According to preliminary reports from Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Jaysh Al-Islam have reached a reconciliation agreement in the East Ghouta. The reports claim that the Syrian Army and Jaysh Al-Islam agreed to terms of a reconciliation agreement that ...
2. Contrast Canada's role to Russia's and Iran's, whose armed forces were invited into Syria by its sovereign government and whose combined forces did the heavy lifting to defeat ISIS. Today, as in Aleppo, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is in the process of liberating hundreds of thousands of Syrian citizens, ...
When one looks at the mass slaughter that seems to never stop unfolding in Syria, from Homs to Aleppo to Ghouta, one might be forgiven for ... It wasn't long before mostly Sunni members of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) refused to fire on civilians - for which many were reportedly executed - or started ...
It appears that Eastern Ghouta is repeating the fate of Aleppo -- from urban warfare tactics to Western mainstream media hysteria over the Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) operation, .... "Russia continues to fight this vicious practice of double standards and supports the Syrian army in its move to destroy terrorism.

Russia has also gained experience in conducting a train-and-equip program in wartime that has contributed to preventing the collapse of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). Moreover, Russian sources constantly frame these observations in terms of avoiding a "second Afghanistan." Western sceptics find much to ...
On February 22, units of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) entered into and established a full control of the YPG-held neighborhoods of Aleppo city, according to pro-government sources. A representative of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) confirmed the SAA deployment to the Kurdish HAWAR news ...
Families trapped in the southern Syrian village of Mesraba in Eastern Ghouta witnessed the Syrian Arab Army arriving on Saturday. They were reportedly taken to ... Reports state that Syrian Army soldiers evacuated families who had allegedly been trapped in the area. The civilians explained that they had ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:05 P.M.) - According to video-evidence based reports, the Syrian Army has completed its encirclement of the jihadist stronghold town of Harasta in Damascus' East Ghouta region. Sources say that storming troops from the 4th Mechanized Division broke through the last several ...
Contrarily, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) received heavy support from Western countries, namely the US, France, and the UK along with Turkey, who have all ... Israel also routinely bombed Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) positions and they have argued that they were targeting Hezbollah positions in Syria -- with ...
Beirut, Lebanon (10:45 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) uncovered a large network of tunnels belonging to the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), Thursday, while combing through the Deir Ezzor countryside, a military source told Al-Masdar News tonight. According to the military source, the Syrian Arab ...
The recent developments in Syria indicate that the US and its Middle East allies are trying to thwart the Syrian Arab Army's progress on the ground and ... "Overall, while Bashar al-Assad's Syrian Army is reclaiming territories on the battlefield, Israel and the United States are trying to derail the process and ...
Beirut, Lebanon (1:25 A.M.) - There will be no sleep tonight for the residents in both government and rebel-held east Damascus, as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Islamist rebels clash at several axes. According to an Al-Masdar field correspondent in Damascus, the Islamist rebels began the night ...
Since 2011, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has been fighting to take back Syrian territory seized by terrorist groups and foreign-funded "rebels. ... The Islamic State is at war with everyone - the Syrian Army, US-backed rebels, Kurds, Russia, Hezbollah, Turkey - although reports of IS smuggling oil across the ...
'Temporary defeats': Syria analyst Hassan Hassan on the future of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq ... In Syria, separate offensives by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the US-led coalition, and the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), backed by Russian and Iran, dislodged the Islamic State from nearly ...
However, much of the violence would die down once the Syrian Arab Army announced the conclusion of their field operations in both the Idlib and Aleppo governorates. Meanwhile, near the capital city of Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Islamist rebels have traded offensives in the Harasta ...

"Even by Syria's atrocious standards, these are exceptionally deplorable developments," said Al-Hussein in the statement from Geneva, "and a cruel irony given that both [East Ghouta and Idlib] have been declared 'de-escalation areas.'" The East Ghouta suburbs, which the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and ...
There's one other thing the Israeli Apache pilot knows: The Simorgh can carry precision-guided missiles. That means a potentially armed warplane is heading into Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights, one of the most contentious pieces of real estate in the world. (Israel is technically at war with Syria and ...
Beirut, Lebanon (10:25 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has begun mobilizing their forces in the western countryside of the Deir Ezzor Governorate, as they prepare to battle the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group near the Homs Governorate border. According to a military source, the Syrian Arab ...
Syria: Voices of Truth, peace, and Justice ... Haddar Self -Defence Groups, supported by the Syrian Arab Army and the Syrian government "logistically, morally and technically" successfully repelled the invaders. ... When the SAA attacks terrorists, explains Altaweel, Israel attacks SAA positions "severely".
... targeting the Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) positions at the Zaleen Checkpoint and its surrounding area. Led by Jaysh Al-'Izza, the Islamist rebels attempted to infiltrate the Syrian Army's positions at the Zaleen Checkpoint in a bid to expand their presence in northern Hama before a ceasefire is established.
Russia's reconciliation Center for Syria issued a statement accusing the U.S.-led coalition of creating the so-called 'New Syrian Army. ... In every other part of Syria I was in, which were all under the control of the SAA (Syrian Arab Army), I didn't need any protection -- only in the Kurdish (controlled) areas of ...
Beirut, Lebanon (8:05 P.M.) - The jihadist rebels launched a major counter-offensive in the Idlib Governorate, today, targeting the territory they recently lost to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) at the Abu Dhuhour front. Led by Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party, the jihadist rebels began ...
In a major clash the U.S.-led military coalition in Syria has killed more than 100 troops allied with the regime of Bashar Assad -- after some 500 soldiers backed by tanks launched what appeared to be a "coordinated attack" on a headquarters of rebel fighters being trained by American advisers, military ...
Every time the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) defeats terrorists, the chemical weapons issue appears on the lips of American politicians, former Syrian diplomat and ... "Daesh [ISIS/ISIL] and Al-Nusra Front has been nearly completely defeated," the diplomat said dubbing the groups as "the US' hands in Syria.
As the fight between the Turks and Kurds intensified on January 25, Kurdish authorities inside the region surrounding Afrin issued a call to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), rather than to their Western benefactors, to "defend Syria's borders." To the casual observer, it may seem odd that Washington's closest ally ...
Beirut, Lebanon (9:30 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has been on a roll lately, capturing large chunks of the Aleppo and Idlib governorates in ... Meanwhile, in southern Syria, the Free Syrian Army launched an offensive in the Dara'a Governorate, yesterday, targeting the Yarmouk Basin that was ...
Thursday's bombings came as Syrian state media reported that units of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies advanced to within 15km of the ... However, a commander from Jaish a-Nasr, a Free Syrian Army-affiliated faction currently battling government forces in eastern Idlib, denied reports of ...
But as we shall see, it is a forlorn hope. The Kurdish entity located in the Afrin enclave fought with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in Aleppo in the liberation of the city. It also resisted the Turkish and Free Syrian Army (FSA) attack on Syria when Erdogan decided to create a buffer zone between the Afrin canton ...
Making matters worse for Turkey and their rebel allies, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has resumed their offensives in Idlib and Aleppo, which adds more pressure on their forces in northern Syria. The Afrin offensive may prove too costly in the long-run, as their small gains in this region have paved the way for ...
Beirut, Lebanon (6:40 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched two major offensives in northern Syria, today, after taking a two week long hiatus to rest their forces. Both of the Syrian Arab Army's offensives were launched in two important areas of the Aleppo and Idlib governorates that were ...
When Tawfiq reached the bus station in central Syria's Homs city on 12 February 2014, he called his wife Suad, as he always did after making the journey south from their home in Hama Province. Tawfiq, a commander in the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) who worked at a state security branch in Homs, told Suad ...
Beirut, Lebanon (3:50 P.M.) - The jihadist rebel defenses in rural Idlib are collapsing at a rapid speed, as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) steadily pushes towards the key city off Saraqib. Led by their elite Tiger Forces, the Syrian Arab Army seized another five towns from the jihadist rebels of Hay'at Tahrir ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - At approximately 10:00 am (Damascus Time) on Monday, January 29, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their offensive in the Idlib Governorate, striking the militant defenses at several axes near the strategic Abu Dhuhour Military Airport, Al-Masdar News reports. Led by the elite ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is deadlocked with the militants of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Shamin the strategic city of Abu Dhuhour in the Idlib Governorate, Al-Masdar News reports. According to a military report from the Idlib Governorate, the Syrian Army is currently involved in a fierce battle ...
"Pray for him to return," she recalls the officer telling her. "We can't register him as a martyr because he went missing." When Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers are confirmed killed in the ongoing civil war, they are officially registered as martyrs--a term used both colloquially and officially in Syria to describe ...
But the Syrian president knows Erdogan's preference is an Assad-free Syria, so the Syrian Army may end up assisting the Kurdish forces to an extent. Assad may decide to help evacuate the YPG units that appear to be squeezed in at Afrin, or help them receive reinforcements from east of the Euphrates.
Israel is using several Free Syrian Army (FSA) groups in a three phases-plan to impose a 40km-deep 'safe zone' in southern Syria, the Intercept reported ... A unnamed Syrian Arab Army (SAA) source revealed to the intercept that a small group of Israeli army and intelligence personnel entered the western ...
Turkish troops and allied rebels escalated their attacks on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria, marking the start of an operation to drive the YPG Kurdish ... The SAA military operation supported by airstrikes and artillery shelling against NSAGs positions in East Ghouta are expected to continue as no major ...
ISIS began their offensive on Thursday by storming the Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) positions inside the western countryside of Deir Ezzor. ... and the Syrian Democratic Forces tied up in Afrin, the Islamic State has been able to take advantage of their weak defenses to launch several attacks in eastern Syria.
Beirut, Lebanon (6:15 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) High Command announced on Monday that they have appointed a new commander of their elite 5th Legion. According to the Syrian Army's High Command, Major General Za'id Saleh has been appointed as the new commander of the 5th ...
Beirut, Lebanon (11:05 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is getting ready to launch the second phase of their Idlib offensive, which will focus on two different fronts in the province. According to a military source in Hama, the Syrian Army will be launching another big assault in the eastern part of the ...
Beirut, Lebanon (11:20 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their southern Aleppo offensive this morning in a bid to reach the northern corridor of the Abu Dhuhour Airport. Led by the 124th Brigade of the Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army once again attacked the group of towns located ...
Beirut, Lebanon (2:05 P.M.) - The so-called Islamic State (ISIS) released an info-graph on Tuesday showing numerical figures from their recent attack against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the northeastern countryside of the Hama Governorate. According to the info-graph, the Islamic State killed over ...
Beirut, Lebanon (7:15 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a big assault in the southern countryside of Aleppo this morning, targeting the last towns and hilltops located just north of the Abu Dhuhour Military Airport. Backed by heavy artillery, the Syrian Arab Army's 124th Brigade of the ...
Damascus, Syria (04:55 PM) - Forces of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) are advancing rapidly in the south of Aleppo Governorate, pushing militant rebels ever further away on two lines of attack while marching south-west. Following a successfull operation by the Syrian Army that saw them liberate Tell ...
Beirut, Lebanon (9:10 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a big assault in the East Ghouta region of Damascus, yesterday, capturing several sites near the town of Nashabiyah. Led by their 4th Division, the Syrian Arab Army attempted to once again advance in the East Ghouta region on ...
Beirut, Lebanon (6:00 P.M.) - Minutes ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) kicked off a big offensive inside the eastern sector of the East Ghouta, targeting the Islamist rebel defenses at the Nashabiyah axis. Led by elements of the 4th Division, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the Nashabiyah axis and Tal ...
Beirut, Lebanon (1:10 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) killed another high ranking commander of Faylaq Al-Rahman in east Damascus this past weekend, further adding to the plight of this Islamist group. According to a Syrian military report from the capital, the Syrian Army killed the Faylaq ...


 

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