BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force unleashed a heavy assault across the Idlib-Hama axis this afternoon, hitting several targets belonging to the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allies from Jaysh Al-Izza.

Backed by the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF), the Russian jets began their attack by heavily bombing the area between Khan Sheikhoun and Al-Hobeit in southwestern Idlib.

Following their attack on this area, the Russian Air Force expanded their strikes to the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate, where they reportedly hit Jaysh Al-Izza’s positions near their strongholds of Kafr Zita and Al-Latamnah

The Russian Air Force would later target Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s positions near the towns of Kafr Nabl, Abideen, and Rakaya in rural Idlib.

At the same time as the Russian airstrikes, the Syrian Air Force’s choppers were reported to have targeted Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s positions in Kafr Nabl and the Al-Ghaab Plain.

While the Russian and Syrian air forces continue to heavily attack through the air, their ground troops have yet to resume their offensive operations in the Idlib and Hama governorates.

The resumption of ground operations will not likely happen for quite some time as the Russian and Turkish armed forces continue to hold sporadic talks over the situation in the Idlib Governorate.

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Long Live Syria

Fock the Turks and just go ahead at exterminate all the terrorists from Hama & Idlib. It is high time. Since 2015 after the Russians have got involved it is 3+ years and every day every month & every year is costing Russia a lot. Russia cannot prolong this war for ever. Once the Idlib & Hama come under the control of SAA then Syria will get rid of all the Jihadis. Let these guys take their bag & baggage and go to Turki Saoudi Qatar UAE UK US Belgium Netherlands Spain Portugal France Germany where ever and establish their… Read more »

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I don’t agree : Russia barely never spent more than $3M per day and since they tested more than 200 types of weapons, they even spare money : no need to create test ranges simulating real war conditions while pilots drills are done on real targets… It’s an OK business… Moreover, you don’t get the main point : NO PIPELINE WITH EITHER QATARI OR IRANIAN GAS SHALL REACH THE EU! Sales of nat gas to the EU is Russia’s main source of revenues! If you think it’s about terrorism, you’re deluded! +++ “Let these guys take their bag & baggage… Read more »