DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:55 P.M.) – The Syrian forces have thwarted an attempt made by jihadi militants to infiltrate Army positions in northern Hama as Idlib agreement falters.

Positions for the Syrian Army in the villages of Khirba and Zaleen on northern Hama countryside have come under attack launched by jihadi militants from two axes.

According to a military source, militants of the FSA-affiliate Jaish al-Izza tried to steal in through a field of olive trees. The attack was launched from the rebel-controlled towns of Buwaydah and Maarkabeh located to the south of Syrian Army-held areas.

However, government troops stationed near a rocky cliff in the area spotted the assailants, unleashing heavy artillery and missile fire, scoring directs hits and foiling the attack.

The failed offensive killed and wounded scores of rebel militants, forcing them to retreat.

This comes amid reports that the Syrian Army is preparing for a large-scale operation in the southeastern countryside of the Idlib province.

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Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2018-11-19 08:40

Because of the Idlib cease fire agreement between Russia Iran & Turki SAA are not allowed to attack & clear the Turki backed terrorists from Idlib. Last 8 months we saw SAA winning each & every battle and clearing cities after cities the momentum was just awesome. Now it is completely halted. SAA is diverted to clear Daesh who kidnapped the civilians in Sweida and are bogged down over 2 months now in the Volcanic Mountains to clear Daesh. At the same time Turki backed FSA Militants have started attacks in Alleppo and Hama and Hymmamin air base. Russia should… Read more »

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Stern Daler
2018-11-19 08:58

@Syria, remember, the US Empire and Turkey Sultananate 2.0 threatened Syria because attack against Idlib would cause humanitarian crisis?

Total manure, they just want to prevent the SAA to finish off the last Johadi pockets. They do not want Syria to come to peace and prosperity again.

IMHO the Idlib Jihadi will dig their own grave eventually by attacking SAA too often and resisting the Sultan 2.0. He will loose face and give clearance to attack.

Ships and manoeuvres are needed to tell the Empire that Russia is no helpless mini state.

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William Harrison
2018-11-19 00:30

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