BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched their offensive on Sunday evening to capture the key city of Khan Sheikhoun from the jihadist rebel forces in southern Idlib.

Led by the Tiger Forces, the Syrian Arab Army has managed to score several advances around Khan Sheikhoun’s western and northern axes, forcing the militants to abandon a number of points in the process.

In particular, the Syrian Arab Army was able to capture the strategic hilltop of Talat Al-Nimr, which gave them complete fire control over the Khan Sheikhoun part of the Hama-Idlib Highway.

A map of the Khan Sheikhoun front after the Syrian Arab Army captured several sites at the northern axis of the city. Al-Masdar News

As shown in the map above, the Syrian Army has cutoff the Hama-Idlib Highway, while also narrowing the gap between their forces in the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate.

Once this gap closes, the Syrian Arab Army will have officially besieged all of the militant forces in the northern countryside of Hama; this also includes the Turkish Armed Forces at the Morek observation post.

A source from the Syrian Army said the Turkish military will not likely withdraw from this observation post, as they are allowed access to the Hama-Idlib Highway, per the Astana Peace Agreement.

At the same time, the Turkish Army has also established a new observation post north of Khan Sheikhoun.

The Syrian Army source says this new observation post is meant to block the military’s route along the Hama-Idlib Highway.

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Excellent battle strategy by SAA & Russians. They are taking away area little by little. Lataminah, Kafr Zita, Morek & Khan Shiekhoun is now totally under SAA control and they are more or less applying similar battle tactics successfully employed in splitting East Ghouta & Douma and brought the tough talking terrorists to heel down and surrender. In the present case the JIhadis are not having a chance at all, there will be no surrender and they are being decimated. No more Green Buses. Jihadi morale is also so very low and are dying in 100s with so many Jihadi… Read more »

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Let’s hope extermination of GENOCIDAL INVADERS in Syria, Cyprus, Armenia, Thrace and overall Basur and Bakur Kurdistan and Rojava. And when back to the OCCUPIED ANATOLIA wuth all its nazijihadi puppeys, a DEVASTATING AND DEFINITIVE UNCIVUL WAR to sweep thise stuffs all out! Thanks, MERDolfgan!

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Strong work SAA.

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Excellent lesson for the bearded rats. I hope they enjoy this nice F.U.C.K!

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Muy lamentable que Rusia permita establece nuevo observatorio a los Turcos para cortar el avance de la ofensiva del ejercito Sirio.