Syrian Army cuts the last militant supply lines to the northern countryside of Hama; thus, leaving the militants fully besieged.

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) scored a major victory in the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate this week when the jihadist rebels abandoned several areas, including the strategic city of Khan Sheikhoun.

Since the militant withdrawal from Khan Sheikhoun, the Syrian Arab Army has moved into the city and begun clearing the empty neighborhoods, while also securing other areas east of the city.

According to a military source near the front-lines, the Syrian Arab Army has completed the siege of northern Hama after capturing several points near the town of Al-Ta’manah in the southern countryside of Idlib.

While Al-Ta’manah has not been captured, the Syrian Army has seized most of the points south and east of the town, leaving only a small area left under the control of the jihadist rebels.

At the same time, with the Ta’manah-Khan Sheikhoun Road closed off, the Turkish Armed Forces now find themselves encircled by the Syrian Arab Army at the town of Morek.

Turkey has already announced that they will not abandon their observation post at Morek, despite the recent militant setbacks.

The Turkish regime has also warned the Syrian military about “playing with fire” in this area, especially after the Syrian Air Force almost hit their military convoy in southern Idlib.

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Assad must stay
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“the Turkish Armed Forces now find themselves encircled ”

Easy : Erdogolum, GO HOME!

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@AMS, the Sultan provided his Jihadi mercenaries with flesh shield and now tries to warn off the SAA attacks on his hired thugs.

Let the Turkish Armed Forces stay and watch when HTS is slaughtered. They are not part of the peace deal and all that are with them are fair game.

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Sultan’s armed forces will bug out despite all his rhetoric. He is putting on a show to stay in the good graces of his thugs. I have no proof but I think he cut a deal with China/Russia to give up Idlib. Once TIP is decimated its all down hill. Perhaps Kurds are tired of seeing their own displaced and work with SAA to clear the border.

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@Sweet Robert, IMHO the Sultan was outmaneuvered by the Czar in their Great Game – but it boils down to have the same result as You suggest. Strategy or the deal You assume – will result in Syria asserting de facto re-integration of large areas.

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Well, Stern, maybe Erdogan is a prophet, since he declared this in 2017 : BTW, did you red this one : Public school textbook in Turkey justifies 9/11, slams NATO, brands EU as Christian club https://www.nordicmonitor.com/2019/07/public-school-textbook-in-turkey-justifies-9-11-slams-nato-brands-eu-as-christian-club/ Huhu, Mahmoud Abbas is into doing the same c**p with Pali textbooks… Result, as these call to “burn the heretics” https://www.algemeiner.com/2019/05/15/european-union-to-review-palestinian-textbooks-for-incitement-to-hatred-violence/ Turkey creating jihadists in 34 countries! Erdoğan’s long arm Maarif is educating 30,000 students in 34 countries https://www.nordicmonitor.com/2019/08/erdogans-long-arm-maarif-trains-30000-students-in-34-countries/ Turkey, Russia signed secret deal on Idlib that allowed military offensive against Kurds https://www.nordicmonitor.com/2019/08/turkey-russia-signed-a-secret-deal-on-idlib-military-offensive-against-kurds/ Key Erdoğan ally signals military purchases from China https://www.nordicmonitor.com/2019/08/key-erdogan-ally-signals-military-purchases-from-china/ Commentary: Attack… Read more »

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@Daeshbags-Sux, You should not quote the algemeiner’s hasbara – Blink & LOL. But the folks there are as always well informed.
NordicMonitor is a Sweden based band of Turks that hate the revered Sultan. I could not find out who funds them – but again mostly well informed.

Christian club – European democratic club. The Bosniacs and Albanians are Muslims and are in the process of joining the EU. The Anatolian Sultanate is neither European nor democratic. The Sultan is a sore looser who destroys the work of Atatürk.

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@Daeshbags-Sux, p.s. I second the view that the US is making exceptionalist politics and that this resulted in much animadversion and even terrorist attacks.

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El mapa muestra una bonita imagen, cuartel de Erdogan encerrado junto a sus mercenarios, ahora el ejercito no debe dejar que entre nada de alimentos…

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Now Turds will have to buy food from SAA! 😉

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Pork?

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In pork, everything is good food.

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@Daeshbags-Sux, sure, especially since only animals with canine teeth are forbidden. And EU pigs loose these when they are young. Else they hurt each other when they grow up.

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@JerryDrakeJr, sure- Muslims are allowed to eat all food that Jews and Christians can eat.

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Muslims are allowed to eat pork?
And, why only Jews and Christians, where are the other religions?

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@JerryDrakeJr,, generally Muslims are allowed to eat what the other nations of the book (Bible) can eat. During the time of the prophet there were no significant numbers of outright heathens near Mecca which was originally Petra in Jordan. You will find in the old testament what food restrictions the Jews and early Christians had. These restriction were later alleviated for non Jewish Christian who were accustomed to other food regulation by a letter of one of the Apostles to a mixed Christian community in Greece. Generally non kocher (treif) or haram is meat from animals with canine teeth. Swine… Read more »

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@prince teutonic, beer cans and popcorn to wile away the time while the SAA and HTS slug it out before the Turks’ observation posts.

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What are they observing if they’re on the Syrian side of the conflict?
I’ll tell you what they’re observing, their newly acquired territory within another nation.

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Erdogolum = Al Capone

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Don’t insult Al Capone : he was a much nice guy than Erdogan!
Even Pablo Escobar was more valuable 🙂

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The Turks are better off staying there given that they will end up in prison for this latest embarrassment. Way to go erDOGan! !!

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The Turkish regime has warned the Syrian military about “playing with fire” in this area of Morek? “Playing with fire” has now become a daily routine & norm for Syria and are really enjoying it. Meanwhile SAA just showed a Middle Finger to Turki & ordered lots of popcorn & cola and grabbed prime seats and said lets sit comfortably & wait & watch. Lets see what the Shitlamist Jihadis will do. If they stick their heads out lets fry them. Turki is so completely helpless now, as SAA is not technically attacking its forces it means Turki has no… Read more »

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My gut feeling is that Syrian Army & Government in consultation Russia with Turki will leave Idlib alone and wont attack to take it back. Right now the whole of Idlib is full of Syrian anti nationals civilians as well as Jihadis. People from Khan Shiekhoun, Lataminah & Jisr Al Shoughur and other smaller villages & towns who are Anti Assad, Anti SAA and Pro Jihad & Pro Turki have all escaped & run into Idlib which is under the control of HTS. Fighting HTS inside Idlib using heavy tanks & troops in a street to street battle will be… Read more »

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Nicely done pincher movement.
Bravo!

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@DB-Sx, well executed like Cannae.

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I hope they find any arsenals that housed any of those chemical weapons the rats hid. Sure would help make “Abu Ivanka Al-Amreeki” look red seeing his idiotic attack on Syria two years ago. And all because the rats hid that s**t and an SyAAF missile had to hit that stuff.