DAMASCUS, SYRIA (5:15 A.M.) – The jihadist rebels of Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham (formerly Al-Nusra Front) surrendered Khan Al-Sheih on Sunday to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) after more than four years of battle in this key West Ghouta town near the Syrian capital.

With over 3,700 soldiers from the 4th Mechanized and 7th Armored divisions surrounding Khan Al-Sheih for months, the Syrian Arab Army just received a major boost in terms of manpower to the strategic Golan Heights front in the Al-Quneitra Governorate.

For several months, the Syrian Arab Army’s High Command has discussed operations in the Golan Heights; however, their elite forces were hampered down by the heavy battles taking place in both Darayya and Khan Al-Sheih.

When it came time for the jihadist rebels to surrender Khan Al-Sheih this week, they asked the Syrian Arab Army’s High Command for transportation to the Dara’a Governorate; this was immediately rejected because Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham would send these reinforcements to the Golan Heights.

 

Now that the 4th Mechanized Division’s elite 42nd Brigade is free to be redeployed, the Golan Heights front will become the new battle-zone in southern Syria, as the government attempts to isolate the jihadist rebels near the Israeli border.

 

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Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

I’d say that the Damascus suburbs like Yarmouk or Duma are priority.

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Dominic

I agree those extra 3,700 soldiers would be better at Damascus to help speed up the liberation. Also the effect on morale once the terrorists there find out that an extra 3,700 soldiers are heading there way that could be enough for them to give up the area. The Golan Heights are pretty quiet and SAA areas are secure right now. Once Damascus is liberated this would free up loads soldiers. Only reason to send to Golan Heights is if they think it will be a quick win and this would free up more soldiers, however Israel will no doubt… Read more »

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Rus Sky

You really think that you have better vision than top commanders in the field or generals in Damascus?

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Dominic

did i say i did??????? this is my opinion i DID NOT say i was a commander or general you really are an utter moron. read the posts before posting then you wouldn’t look like an idiot.

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Tom Tchikofski

Great Job Syrian Army. Do watch for Israeli (US Master) attacks