Damascus, Syria (1:40 P.M.) – One of the longest battles in this Syrian conflict is finally over after Liwaa Shuhada Al-Islam and their affiliates officially surrendered the strategic town of Darayya to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on Friday morning.

The battle for Darayya lasted four grueling years, with both the Syrian Arab Army and Islamist rebels deadlocked for control of the town for much of that time.

Even with the town partially besieged by the government forces, the Islamist rebels held their own for two years, beating back assault-after-assault, despite limited provisions and little hope of being saved by their comrades in the West Ghouta.

The final chapter of this battle came when the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Division effectively cutoff the road linking Darayya with the nearby town of Mo’adhimiyah.

The Mo’adhimiyah rebels reconciled with the government shortly after this event, leaving the militants inside of Darayya completely isolated.

With Darayya under their control, the Syrian Armed Forces can now redeploy their 2,500 soldiers and heavy armory to another important front that could use experienced reinforcements.

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Amin

Good news.

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Anything about is important

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Yes!

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Brilliant news. well done SAA.

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Bashar Assad looks like the best strategist in the world a surprise genius hahahahaha

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im skeptical about that.. some 750-800 violent jihadists and some 1000 more of their supporters will prop up the terrorists in other areas, moving problem elsewhere is not removing the problem.

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Moving them to the problem in Aleppo wont have to much of a effect. Moving the problem away from Damascus does.

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Fantastic news! Important victory!

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Kill´em all that muslim bastards, guys ! Come on !

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Get rid of the ISIS Homs blob, for the love of Superman, it’s a massive front that could be shortened by 70% if they link up the Shaer gas fields with Ithriyah, rather than how windy that frontline is right now. This will free hundreds, if not a few thousand more troops as well.

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