BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:40 A.M.) – Jaysh Khaled bin Waleed (ISIS affiliate) launched a surprise offensive in the southwestern countryside of Dara’a last night, targeting the rebel defenses near the small town of Hayet.

According to local media reports, Jaysh Khaled bin Waleed seized the villages of Tseil and Sahm Al-Joulan in the southwestern countryside of Dara’a; however, this cannot be confirmed.

Rebel activists claim the Islamic State offensive has been repelled, despite conflicting reports from the latter.

The video footage above was released by pro-opposition Step News Agency; it shows the rebel forces defending against the Islamic State’s assault in Hayet.

 

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Stern Daler
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2017-02-20 05:56

The SAA has been in the same situation for years Western backed “moderate” terrorists pressure enabled IS and Qaeda gains for years. Now the more moderate murderers’ offensive in Daraa city depleted other areas of defenders and made this IS attack possible.

Assad must stay
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Assad must stay
2017-02-20 08:50

Good news : terrorists killing terrorists. I like it 🙂

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Nestor Arapa
2017-02-20 16:47

Buena, terroristas matándose entre si, conviene al ejercito Sirio.