BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 A.M.) – The jihadist rebel launched a new counter-offensive on Thursday to retake the areas they lost to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) at the Sukayk front in southern Idlib.

Led by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Rouse the Believers, the jihadist rebels began their counter-offensive in southern Idlib by pushing the Syrian Army from the large hilltop of Tal Tari to the town of Sukayk.

The jihadist rebels then launched a suicide attack on the Syrian Arab Army’s defenses at the Sukayk axis.

This would follow with a fierce battle at the outskirts of Sukayk as the jihadist rebels repeatedly attempted to fracture the Syrian Army’s lines at the northern and eastern sector of the town.

However, following a couple hours of intense clashes, the jihadist rebels were forced to withdraw from the outskirts of Sukayk after suffering a large number of casualties at the hands of the Syrian Army’s 5th Corps and Republican Guard.

According to a military source near the front-lines, the jihadist rebels suffered over 30 casualties during the battle, including a number of foreign combatants.

Thursday’s counter-offensive by the jihadist rebels marked the second time in the last 48 hours that they have attempted to recover Sukayk from the Syrian Arab Army and their allies.

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Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-08-16 08:33

The only language the ShitlamicJihadis understand all over the world when the terror is given back to them in kind.

2019-08-16 09:36

SAA has taken significant losses on the eastern front as well unfortunately. Opposition accounts showing multiple ATGM strikes as well as an SAA trench that was overrun with multiple SAA fatalities. I hope the eastern front gets more support.

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Nestor Arapa
2019-08-17 00:30

En estas contraofensivas es donde la fuerza aérea tiene que tener una reacción rápida para aniquilar terroristas.