BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:10 A.M.) – The Russian and Syrian air forces have launched a massive attack over the Aleppo Governorate this morning, as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) prepares to launch their new offensive around the city.

According to a military source from the Syrian Army’s 4th Armored Division, Russian and SyAAF warplanes are primarily focusing on the southwestern and western outskirts of Aleppo city.

The source said most of the airstrikes have hit the Rashiddeen 3 and 4 suburbs, Kafr Hamra, Layramoun, and Al-Zahra’a (quarter).

He would add that the Syrian Armed Forces are awaiting the green light from their high command to begin their ground assault against the jihadist rebels in several parts of the governorate.

Over the last three weeks, the Syrian Arab Army has been steadily building up their forces inside the Aleppo Governorate. The Syrian Army’s high command has redeployed its elite 42nd Brigade (Ghiath Forces) of the 4th Armored Division to this front in order to lead the operation.

This is expected to be the first major operation in the Aleppo Governorate since the Syrian Army captured the eastern districts of the city in 2016.

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Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2020-01-23 07:51

Aleppo will rise again. Good Riddance to these foreign terrorists.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-23 11:17
Reply to  Sweet Robert

Many are Syrians. Islamism is like rabies epidemics.

Johnny
Johnny
2020-01-23 14:45
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Lol actually few are Syrians. If you remove the foreigners, the syrian Al Qaeda terrorists are weak and could be defeated in weeks tops.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2020-01-23 20:33
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

You are a rabies epidemic. Why are you posting photos of Soleimani corpse under my comments regarding Putin and Assad laughing at Trump?BTW I reported you but AMS does not remove you.

Prince Teutonic
Prince Teutonic
2020-01-23 11:16

Godspeed! And drive that merceneries hord across the border!

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gustavo
2020-01-23 19:46

Massive attack ? Russia-SAA must re-initiate the stopped offensive by Putin. Putin must stop pleasing Erdogan.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-23 11:53

So, whatabout Erdogan-promoted ceasefire?
Seems mother Russia is finally deciding for realism?

Johnny
Johnny
2020-01-23 14:47
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Idlib ceasefire, Aleppo no agreement. Two different provinces. But still, the ceasefire isn’t actually holding as more shelling is being reported in Idlib.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2020-01-24 05:57
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Seems like you don’t know jack about ceasefire agreement and again are here to stir the pot.