The jihadist rebels, led by the Turkmen Islamic Party and Jabhat Al-Nusra (Syrian Al-Qaeda group), captured a key mountaintop in the Turkmen Mountains of northern Latakia on Friday night.

According to local sources, the jihadist rebels captured Jabal Qal’at near the Turkish border after a violent exchange with the Syrian Armed Forces in northern Latkakia.

With Jabal Qal’at under their control, the jihadist rebels were able to capture a number of small villages near the strategic town of Saraf, which is located just south of the Turkish border-crossing into the Hatay Province.

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Raman Baker
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Raman Baker

Russia helps the SAA 24 Hours, with Weapons, ammo, Air raids. An the stupid p***y soldiers of the SAA can’t defend their positions…

Amin
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Amin

No. You’e wrong. Russian airstrikes are not as useful as 3 months ago. Now they drop bombs on terrorists one thirties of than they used to.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

Anyway, Jets are not what you need in an asymmetric/insurrection/drug war…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counter-insurgency_aircraft
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunship

Except pounding anything, one of the main goals : NDZ :
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No-drive_zone

One of the most interesting guided projectile system :
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugroza
but it’s not the only one :
http://www.timawa.net/forum/index.php?topic=22600.0

This may be usefull too :
http://www.krusik.rs/en/mortar-shells-60-mm/

And it seems that al-Jubeir activated his plan-B : Jayshit-al-Islam that suddently activates the OSA, some FSA(?) guy that tries to target an israeli plane with a ManPADS near the border, a shitload of ATGMs everywhere… The thing to do would be some raids outside Syria but it would escalate. 🙁

James Portugal Bustillo
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James Portugal Bustillo

hahaha where are the russian air force? the SAA can attend more fronts

Marie-Helene Berglind
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Marie-Helene Berglind

Wow, a Syrian living in Germany, perhaps a deserter, perhaps a hater of his own country, perhaps a sectarian, whatever but certainly not a real Syrian, calls people giving their very life life, facing the possibility of capture, torture and horrendous death to fight terrorists for the whole world and defend their country, their family and themselves, “stupid p***y”!!!

Guest
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Guest

Islamists are bribing the army. It’s not violent clashes it is the dollar that talk. It takes a month to take a hill that is taken in one hour by Islamists.

Selim Şerif
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Selim Şerif

This is the 3th article Leith Fadel make the same mistake; it’s not “Turkmen Islamic Party”, it’s Turkistan Islamic Party which led by Uygur fighters from East Turkistan/China. Correction please.

NCO
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NCO

A company of mercs would do a better job up there than a SAA division.

Jonathan Richer
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Jonathan Richer

If they gotta take some blows in Latakia than they better succeed in surrounding Aleppo.