BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:20 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) reportedly launched Golan 1000 ground-to-ground missiles on Wednesday to further its offensive on targets in the district of Hajar al-Aswad, south of Damascus, against the remaining members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) still in the capital’s suburbs.

Footage also showed foot soldier units employing intensive gunfire and moving in on targets.

The offensive comes after the Syrian military announced the full recapture of Eastern Ghouta from militants late last month.

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J.A. Donaldson

Will the powers behind the war on Syria instruct the White Helmets gang to run yet another false ‘Blame it on Assad’ gas attack to justify launching another barrage of missiles against Assad’s ‘own people’?

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Yeh, I was thinking just that.
Since these jihadis are explicit about being “ISIS” and everyone seems to know that, it might make it more difficult for UK/US/France to ‘spin’, but I wouldn’t be surprised if they give it a go.
Note that the US and its “coalition” (Andorra+ Bhutan+Swaziland?) can’t get rid of a last tiny pocket of ISIS east of the Euphrates. Obviously, they need Syrian help.