BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:20 P.M.) – The militant death toll in July has already exceeded the previous months in 2019, a source from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) told Al-Masdar News this afternoon.

According to the army source, the combination of Russian airstrikes and several failed attacks by groups like Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) have led to a death toll that exceeds 300.

Unlike previous months, the Russian Air Force has taken the initiative with their airstrikes in the governorates of Hama and Idlib, often targeting underground bases and tunnels with the help of local spies.

Among some of the most devastating Russian strikes took place during the last two weeks, when they began destroying underground bases belonging to groups like Jaysh Al-Izza in Al-Latamnah and Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham in Khan Sheikhoun.

Not to be outdone, the Syrian Arab Army has also managed to inflict a large number of casualties within the ranks of the jihadist forces.

Perhaps one of the deadliest battles in the last two months, the jihadist rebels launched a massive attack on the town of Al-Qasabiyah in the second week of July.

What started off as a successful offensive for Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham would later end in disaster for the jihadist group, as a powerful counter-offensive by the Tiger Forces killed an estimated 100+ enemy fighters.

For the most part, the Syrian Army has remained idle in northwestern Syria, despite the massive buildup of troops in both the Al-Ghaab Plain and eastern axis of Khan Sheikhoun.

The attack on the jihadist stronghold of Kabani and nearby Al-Sirmaniyeh was short-lived; however, it appears the military is preparing to resume operations in northwestern Syria in the coming weeks, as more reinforcements and new Russian equipment continue to reach the front-lines.

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Nice, but considering the number of brainwashed jihadists in Idlib, even at this rate it’ll take another 10 years to clear the territory. And that is only if they don’t get reinforcements.

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The syrian army are making a plan to lunch an all out offensive. Remember how they took aleppo in few days? Infact they are probably not gonna kill them all but send the others to turkey.

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Nice score

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Normally official figures of terrorist KIA will be lower so that they don’t want the Turki Gulf Monarch & Takfiri Wahhabi Jihadi sponsors along with the western nations who are supporting the head choppers to get a heart attack. HAMA & IDLIB are the last Governates that SAA will eventually take them back. This battle suits the SAA & Tiger Forces. Form the recent videos it is very clear that SAA with RUAF have a clear upper hand in eliminating the head choppers and the recent SAA victories have a demoralizing effect on the Jihadis especially after they lost very… Read more »

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Perhaps the figures are sometimes off by a small margin due to estimates being made of how many for instance are inside a building or a base when it get’s bombed. Since the Idlib attacks began by the SAA (3-4 months), more than 1000 jihadis killed. This is extremely devastating considering the jihadis are att odds with each other and can’t afford to lose any fighters. Not only this but they lack coordination with one another. Syria only needs to now assassinate high ranking officials as they did in Ghouta and Daraa and in Aleppo to spur a brawl and… Read more »

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Hay necesidad de apresurar la derrota terrorista, se acerca la amenaza directa de Israel por el Sur y Turquía por el norte.

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Meanwhile there was tremendous excitement with the 500 odd new Jihadi recruits who were trained for only 2 weeks going around the play ground in circles shouting TAKE BEER OLA UBER TAKE BEER OLA UBER about the flash news of being mass mobilized. A leading TV channel supporting the Jihadis and a Amriki black bald man with a goat beard interviewed them and the new recruits gushed with lot of happiness on being told that there are 100s & 100s of job opening for new recruits in the Hama front lines. They were super exited to be given the Toyota… Read more »