BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – The jihadist factions in the northeastern region of Latakia have refused to give up their last positions near the town of Kabani, despite facing nonstop attacks from the Syrian and Russian armed forces.

Unlike the previous battles in southern Idlib and northern Hama, the town of Kabani is solely defended by the jihadist factions of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party.

These two factions are arguably the most powerful of the jihadist rebels in northern Syria and perhaps the most powerful militant groups in Syria altogether.

This takes us to Sunday, when the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Division repeatedly tried to crack the jihadist lines at Kabani, but were once again repelled by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party.

Following the Syrian Army’s failed attack, the Russian Air Force unleashed a powerful assault on the jihadist defenses, with a large number of these strikes targeting the tunnels and caves used by the militants.

Due to Kabani’s proximity to the northern region of the Al-Ghaab Plain and strategic city of Jisr Al-Shughour, the town remains a high priority for the Syrian Army’s central command.

 

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Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-08-26 12:01

Yeah Sure! That’s what you guys exactly said last time & we heard it loud & clear.

“Unwilling to concede strategic town” in East Ghouta, Douma, Hama, Khan Sheikhoun, Mayadeen, Daraa, Homs, Alleppo, Palmyra, Albu Kamal, Quneitra etc & etc. All the best.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-08-26 20:32

As I always like to help and find solutions, I think they can pretend to a better place : Heaven, then get their 72 virgins :
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gustavo
2019-08-26 14:38

Well, just eliminate them, and that is.

Bob
Bob
2019-08-26 19:34

It’s the same thing over and over. It’s making the SAA look weak and stupid. Attack somewhere else on the Latakia front.

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Steven Clark
2019-08-27 00:13

I think this place is a top priority I think they have a fight on there hand’s ….I wonder how many fighter’s are left day after day….