BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is currently training with the latest military equipment that has been provided by their Russian partners, a new report from the Sputnik News Agency said earlier this week.

According to the Sputnik report, the Syrian Army has acquired the latest military equipment from the Russian military and is currently being trained to use these weapons for their upcoming offensive in the Idlib Governorate.

The new weapons acquired by the Syrian Army are part of an ongoing arms deal with Russia, which includes upgraded missiles that will be put to use in their upcoming operations.

The Syrian Army has also acquired sophisticated weapons to deal with the constant drone attacks that are launched by the jihadist rebels from the Hama and Idlib governorates.

Furthermore, recent intelligence reports have hinted at the arrival of advanced drones to the jihadist factions in Idlib from the Turkish border.

The Sputnik agency also confirmed the existence of a joint Russian-Syrian database on the fronts of Idlib, which is updated daily between the two parties and contains the movements of the militants and places of deployment and their strongholds.

This report comes at the same time the Syrian Arab Army completes their training exercises with their S-300 air defense system.

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Weldon Cheek

Light the fuse! Get in there! Lets hope its smerch and more tos rocket barages, really big ones then storming their positions all the way back to their turkish paymasters border!

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What advantage will the arms bring when Erdogan´s fat a*s sits in Idlib and the Russians withdraw?

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Won’t happen! In fact, now I’m not into Assad’s head, nevertheless, in terms of chess playing, he has 2 pawns near the other side of the chessboard, and their names are Hezbollah and IRGC. In two strokes, he’d get rid of the 2 pawns thus replacing them by a 2nd queen and a 2nd tower, namely USA and Israel… Considering the spat between Erdogan and Trump, while US openly offered to back Assad presidency would he drop Iran+Hezb, add to the equation that it’s neither Israel interest to have the Iranian at the doorstep, nor is it to have the… Read more »

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No chance for Idlib offensive. Putin is too greedy : S400, Nuclear power plants, South Stream and may be some S35 for Erdogan. Putin got Khmeimim Air Base and Latakia from Syria and now Syria doen’t interest him anymore. He lets Israel bomb anywhere in Syria ! Receives Netanyahou every other day in Moscou. Gives back corpse of israeli soldier to help the reelection of his friend Bibi.

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chillout, if you actually take a closer look its more about managing political “face saving”.

Syria (SAA) – internationally excepted as winning the civil war
Iran/Hezbolah – shown support for SAA in joint victory against IS
Israel – bombs Iranian targets to show displeasure and seen as doing something
Russia – major player that assists the defeat of IS and stops U.S “regime changes”. Re-established as reliable ally. Knows that ALL players involved are important for PEACE no matter how the game plays out. So stop crying, alternative is ISIS caliphate.

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“Iran/Hezbolah – shown support for SAA in joint victory against IS” => In fact, they [Iran/Hezbolah] had their bütts seriously kicked until Russia intervened in 2015, and Iran soon pulled 90% of IRGC militiamen out of this quagmire, so the number of boots fell from 70-80k to 7-8k… “Russia – major player that assists the defeat of IS” => Well, if you take a good look, they mainly helped SAA at dealing with al-Nusra. The Russian-backed SAA offensive on ISIS only started in Feb/March 2017 when ISIS had already been seriously reduced by SDF+CJTF/OIR, and not only in Syria… Just… Read more »

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Actually, there is no “S35”. The despicable Sultan Erdolf wants Su-57E (which is a “Monkey-Model” of Su-57). In fact, Putin is making the West’s day : NATO is not a place for dictatorships and Turkey talks and acts as an enemy for a while. In fact, the S-400 rhetoric is total BS, it’s just an excuse to get rid of the millstone, just like EU got rid of Turkey’s bid to enter the EU. BTW, it’s a S-400 “export version” too, just like Su-57E = Monkey-Model… Think about the cräppy tanks the Soviets sold to Saddam or the 80’s $4.5M… Read more »