Moments ago, Ahrar Al-Sham and several other jihadist factions announced the instigation of the third phase of their massive offensive which aims to lift the siege imposed on the rebel-held neighborhoods of east Aleppo.

Ahrar Al Sham’s spokesperson stated that while the Jaish Al-Fateh operation room will be focused on capturing the artillery base, Fateh Halab on the other side of the battlefield was focused on securing the Ramousah neighborhood. So far, reports talk of heavy clashes on the walls of the base and the gate following a VBIED explosion.

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mvm199 .

If this base is so heavily defended and entrenched as they say, that VBIED should have never reached its target!!!! w*f 5 years of VBIEDs and we dont have an answer to them?!?!!? ATGM teams set up around important bases and positions are top prio! SAA command so f*****g useless!

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Russell

Yes it fricken winds me up too. The needless deaths from poor training and poor command baffles me. When i watch the jihadi videos assaulting, there is no doubt there suicide vehicles are terrifying and effective but there infantry tactics are a shower of s**t, and they still manage to advance! Pisses me right off 🙂

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Heiko Amiblue

Man, you blame the wrong army, the SAA is a poor and exhausted army, I wonder over this, why the SAA does not get the weapons from Iran or Russia to stop this why of terror with VBIEDs. A good enlightment would help in first place to concentrate the fire on it.

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Amos Yee

You are right. The question that should be asked is who will re-build the SAA and how many decades will it take to get to the point knowing well that the Syrian economy will probably be re-built sometime in 22nd century. The country is flattened and it will take a century to get to the point where they were before the war. An army in such conditions cannot be built.

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Simon Gunson

Correct militants have been trained by CIA & Israeli instructors in Turkey whilst SAA have been slugging it out exhausted for years now. Perhaps there needs to be a way to rotate talented troops out of the field into training and send them back out with higher ranks, soldier to NCOs and NCOs into officers?

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Diana

“Rebel-held”? What rebels? Since they are backed by foreign states and most of the anti-government fighters are foreigners, the correct term would be “foreign-held” or “invader-held”.

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Peter Voshefski

phase 13

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

Nope, there won’t be phase 13 as phase 4 will be in Aleppo’s cemetary…

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Eric Zuesse

What does VBIED even mean? The writing on this site is often amateurish like this, incomprehensible and failing to provide any meaningful context to understand it. If people can’t write, they shouldn’t be published. Editors are supposed to reject such writers.

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Daeshbags Sux

Vehicle-Borne Improvized Explosive Device…
If you prefer : suicide truck-bomb, most of the time with mad-max like improvised armour :
http://i3.mirror.co.uk/incoming/article6033324.ece/ALTERNATES/s615/Main-ISISMadMax.jpg

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mvm199 .

sorry but if you dont know what vbied is it means you are new to this and should google it, get off your lazy a*s and do that. Only need to lift a finger

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NESTOR ARAPA

Parece que los terroristas lograron con su objetivo, capturaron la base militar de artillería: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=9c1_1470410047

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maza

Nestor it is totally fake

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NESTOR ARAPA

Aclara la agencia nacional de noticias Siria. http://sana.sy/es/?p=48719

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Kithner

Eso parece uno de los edificios del proyecto de apartamentos 1070…

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Kithner2

Eso parece uno de los edificios del proyecto de apartamentos 1070…

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Viva Siria

Eso parecen los bajos de uno de los edificios del proyecto de apartamentos 1070

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cherfane

ha ha ha nice try Nestor but according to the map of Syrian civil war the terrorist just used another vbied on the base so they ae trying to kill themselves ? or your info are false ? make a choice and let me know

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casa

As you can read in the comments “they will attack”, “they will fight”, “they will…”
It seems to be filmed before the attack.

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Marwan

Rebels and Jihadist, not only Jihadist. And when i say rebels i mean FSA. Thanks

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Daeshbags Sux

Mercenaries and jihadists : real rebels gave up for long : they were lured into a fight for democracy in which they’d better had supported Assad vs. the old ba’athist guard that blockaded reforms he wanted to do… You can be sure that pro-democracy rebels have joined YPG and are neutral to Assad : he LAST thing they want is islamofascism (Muslim Brotherhood/Qaeda) or nazislamism (Daeshit)…
In fact, the ROE in Syria is easy : anyone barking aloah-snackbar shall be shot on the spot

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Nimur

@marwan “when i say rebels i mean FSA”
Indeed.
FSA = Foreign Supported Aggressors.

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maza

is that a strategic retreat by SAA or they really loose it. if it is then the john Scary say will become true we will finish asad by August 1st….. sad for saa and shame for russian air force…

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Andy

Putin, unless u clean up JIHADIST SUPPORTER with nuck dust,u couldn’t win this war,ROOT PROBLEM IS THEIR SUPPORTERS

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Daeshbags Sux

Your logic is MAD (Mutual Assured Destruction), you must be a Daesh or Qaeda supporter as only them have interest in a nuclear war… Some of these supporters are clearly
Your “logic” is using a sledgehammer to kill an ant and your phantasms are as dangerous as those of the ones you pretend wanting to fight…
Putin is not a madman at all, in fact, he’s very subtile, just consider what happened to ALL the chechen shithadist leaders…

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Yep
Same approach every time and SAA still can’t for see it coming