BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:10 P.M.) – Minutes ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) announced the full liberation of the key town of Maskanah in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.

According to a military source in Aleppo, the Islamic State (ISIL) forces withdrew from Maskanah and its surrounding villages after losing much of the high ground overlooking the town.

This operation to liberate Maskanah was led by the Syrian Arab Army’s elite Tiger Forces; they have been the main unit carrying out the east Aleppo offensive this year.

With Maskanah under their control, the Syrian Arab Army will now shift their attention to the eastern countryside of Hama, where they hope to expel ISIL from central Syria once and for-all.

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Jasminko Grdic

Again bullshit from SAA…. go to Tabqa and Raqqa

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brdlip

In order to…? Open a confrontation with westerners’ dear puppies, the Kurds, and the USA?
A brand new combat front is never a lighthearted decision.

Besides, sealing Jordanian and Iraqi’s borders is extremely important in the mid-long perspective.
Pushing toward Daesh’s next “last Capital” – Deir Ez Zor – would be a good pre-emptitive move.

Confronting Kurds and Turks is quite a risky plan, with so many lunatics to keep in check in South, East and West Syria. Better wait for the right moment.

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lawmann josto

Well done SAA

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Floriangeyer

Good news indeed.