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 hundred meters of Islamist defenses across the Harasta orchards and along Harasta to Douma road to reach friendly Syrian Army units at the Vehicle Management Base in Arbeen.

Based on video evidence (shown below), it appears the push to complete the siege on Harasta was completed sometime during the day-break hours of Monday morning.

By this advance, the Syrian Army has de facto sliced rebel-controlled territories in East Ghouta into three isolated pockets, severely compromising the ability of militant groups to further organize an effective defense.

Recently, footage emerged showing the moments Syrian troops fighting out of the Harasta orchards reached friendly units at the Vehicle Management Base in Arbeen.

Footage source: Syrian Digital Media

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Stern Daler

The beginning of the end. Hard to organize meaningful counter attacks.

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You are correct and I am sure that there will be an intensive search for Jihadi tunnels and underground bunkers now.

The US Coalition of Terror though is desperate to stop the SAA liberation and the coming days and weeks will be pivotal.
Essentially, will the SAA and Russia be willing to shoot down any US/UK/French,Israeli aircraft that threaten the SAA in Ghouta ?

The time has come I think to stop the illegal US aggression in Syria.

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IMHO Yes. Excluding a reunion via tunnels is next on schedule.

US “Fiends of Syria” & co are preparing new narratives of chemical weapons via several venues. The next time really is crucial and that excuse must be prevented,

Nobody but but the Zionist air force is insolent enough to send planes without sufficient pretext. So I do not worry about US, UK & France.

US can only be guerrillaed out.

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Nikki Haley is now threatening to attack Ghouta .

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Stern Daler

Lunacy. Russians are there as human shields.

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Russia is protecting Syria and effectively saying to the US that we will not abandon our allies to your illegal attacks and our rules of engagement state that Russians must be at risk before we shoot down your Coalition aircraft and sink your ships.

Russia stands with her allies.