BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:10 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s elite Tiger Forces are leading the charge to capture the strategic eastern Qalamoun region, following a short deployment to southern Damascus, a military source told Al-Masdar News this afternoon.

According to the source, the Tiger Forces launched the surprise attack on Jaysh Thuwar Al-Sham’s positions around the Batra Mountain last night.

Following their attack on the Batra Mountain, the Tiger Forces stormed the eastern axis of the Ruhabah area, where they were able to enter the town of Kharnubah and nearby quarries.

Intense clashes are now ongoing at these sites in the eastern Qalamoun region, with the Syrian Army steadily advancing through the rebel defenses.

The Syrian Army is attempting to split the rebel pocket in the eastern Qalamoun, which is similar to their battle plans in the East Ghouta, Al-Zabadani, and Darayya.

 

 

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Piro
Piro
2018-04-18 16:32

Whooot? GOOO SAA. GO TIGERS.

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2018-04-18 16:51

Technically, all SAA attacks must be in such fashion – surprise with no news publications of army plans, or even better – with misleading news publications the attack will take place in one area but surprisingly it took place in totally different area…

Vladimir Belov
Vladimir Belov
2018-04-18 17:15

SAA keeps ISIS pockets well being. Wondering, is that to justify Lucifer coalition’s presence in Syria as long as possible?

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2018-04-18 17:22
Reply to  Vladimir Belov

Not really. Maybe the original plan of Russians (together with SAA) was this: Leave the desert Deir-Ez-Zor ISIS pocket until we pressure ISIS Damascus pocket and they give up sending them to the desert pocket of Deir-Ez-Zor. Since desert pocket is much easier ISIS to get hunted down and exterminated don’t you think it is wise to “ship” ISIS gangs from Damascus to the desert? Just watch once South Damascus ISIS pocket is cleared how quickly the desert pocket will be cleared as well. War is all about right planning and timing. If Hitler knew that he would never loose… Read more »

You can call me AL
You can call me AL
2018-04-18 17:57
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No sure about that, the dessert may contain a limited number of vermin (what a couple of thousand ?), but they go around in small groups, so it is extremely time consuming.