BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:05 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army bombarded militants from the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham [formerly Jabhat al-Nusra] in the Wadi Barada area of rural Damascus, Tuesday, with the Russian Air Force reportedly also striking the area with over 15 airstrikes, marking the first time Russia has gotten involved in the battle around rural Damascus.

Russian and Syrian Su-24 fighters jets were seen flying over Wadi Barada on Tuesday and Wednesday, hitting several Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham and Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham targets.

The Syrian Army’s 4th Mechanized Division and Republican Guard fired the barrage of missile at militant targets near the villages of Bassima and Deir Maqran, close to the Syrian border with Lebanon.

The Syrian Arab Army is expected to launch another major attack in the coming days, as they look to force the jihadist rebels to surrender the remaining pocket of the Wadi Barada area of rural Damascus.

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Nestor Arapa
2017-01-11 05:11

Estos terroristas han sido considerados como criminales de guerra por la ONU por cortar suministro de agua a la población civil, por tanto estos terroristas deben ser acabados por el ejercito Sirio.

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Daeshbags Sux
2017-01-11 09:13
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And infamous Jihadi-Julian criticizes Assad about some breach of ceasefire there and having himself destroyed water systems for Damascus while shithadists are doing a war-crime even pointed by the UN, depriving 6-7M ppl of water!!!! https://twitter.com/JulianRoepcke/status/818462362667810816 It’s not a golden shower this moron deserves! Let’s giving him a brown tornado by defecating on his face! In the “know thy enemy” way, for those who want to understand the infamous Al-Muhaysini mindset, here’s his thoughts about the merger of shithadist factions! This guy is definitely bonkers! I should have became psychoanalyst or psychiatrist : there is serious future in this job… Read more »

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Stern Daler
2017-01-11 10:18
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Roepke is plain dumb else he would work for another tabloid. But other Western media also claim that ex-Qaeda is in the truce. IMHO both sides abuse the truce conditions. Ex-Qaeda pretends they are not hiding among moderates – SAA pretends that ex-Qaeda is where they want to attack because it is important. p.s. IMHO As long as ex-Qaeda is one of the most potent factions other factions will hide them for fear or for gain and protection.

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Stern Daler
2017-01-11 10:11
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Yes absolutely. IMHO no truce for war criminals.

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Floriangeyer
2017-01-11 12:08

Step by step the US enabled terrorists are being eradicated by the valiant SAA and all of Syrias allies who have stood stalwartly against Western inspired terror.

Terrorist tactics throughout history of abusing and intimidating civilian populations only result in more loathing and resistance to these terror gangs.