DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:50 A.M.) – Brand new battle footage released by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (Syrian Al-Qaeda) shows its fighters defending a vital highpoint in northern Hama from a recent assault by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

The video depicts HTS bringing in one of its elite jihadist units, fitted with Go-Pro cameras, to defend the Zaatar hill from a looming SAA counterattack.

Towards the end of the video, at least four SAA corpses at put on display while a Russian jet can be seen flying above the battlefield:

Despite HTS hinting to the contrary, the SAA maintains the upper hand in northern Hama after retaking all lost territory across a rural region in central Syria that not long ago was under a de-escalation agreement.

According to Al-Masdar News field correspondent Ibrahim Joudeh, the SAA is expected to launch an all-out counteroffensive in the coming weeks to expel jihadist belligerents entirely from Hama province.

On Tuesday evening, HTS ally Jaish Al-Izza (Free Syrian Army) notably claimed it had shot down a Russian helicopter in the same rural region.

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f*****g terrorists. They are trained and coordinated by Heebs. (isra)h**l is doing everything to destroy Syria. Devil’s b***h Ayelet Shaked is threatening Vladimir Putin’s life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mbS1cbPzxk

These heebs from (isra)h**l are pure evil.

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NOT only these terrorists but they are rotten dirty traitors 2 their home or father land if they are Syrian men. THEY all MUST be carpet bombed, Russians are not doing UNLIKE US used B-52 2 carpet bombed. Russian bombers cannot carry that MANY bombs as ONE B-52 can carry about 102 bombers in few different sizes but UNFORTUNATELY, RUSSIAN bombers can ONLY carry around 24 something like that. SO, Russians are NOT, sadly, maximizing their VERY expensive airplane fuel money’s worth, simply CZ Russian bombers have 2 fly 5 times extra trips to drop equal bombs of JUST one… Read more »

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If we take out the Toyota & other Pick Up Vans then most of the war will be quickly over.

None of these Al Qaeda guys will be able to move around so quickly any where on foot. Mobility will be restricted.

In any case it is just a matter of time before these mercenaries will be facing the seasoned SAA & Hezb Army, just days away before Hama will totally under control.

So when things get heated up these guys will escape to Idlib or Aleppo.

SAA & RuAF you have a score to settle now.