BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – Former rebels from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) are now fighting alongside the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the Daraa Governorate after years of conflict.
The rebel fighters from Free Syrian Army’s Shabab Al-Sunnah Brigade are currently taking part in the Syrian Arab Army’s ongoing offensive against the ISIS-affiliated Jaysh Khaled bin Walid terrorists in the Yarmouk Basin region.
A Russian field reporter in the Daraa Governorate recently chronicled the ongoing participation of these rebels – footage below:
According to a Syrian military report, over 500 former rebels are now fighting alongside the government forces after settling their cases in the Daraa Governorate.
These reconciled rebels were given the option to serve alongside the Syrian Arab Army in order to settle their cases and remain in the Daraa and Al-Quneitra governorates.