In this photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, Syrian army personnel fire a cannon in Latakia province, about 12 from the border with Turkey in Syria. Backed by Russian airstrikes, the Syrian army has launched an offensive in central and northwestern regions. (Alexander Kots/Komsomolskaya Pravda via AP)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 A.M.) – The Turkish military entered the northern countryside of the Latakia Governorate this past weekend, prompting the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) to take an aggressive approach to force them to leave.

What started as sporadic shelling has since moved to intense rocket fire from both the Syrian Arab Army and Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the Jabal Al-Akrad region.

According to a military source in Latakia, the Syrian Army has been firing missiles and artillery shells towards the mountaintop where the Turkish military took up their positions at this past weekend.

The source added that the Syrian Army is attempting to force the Turkish military to leave the province, as this is a clear violation of the Astana agreement, which only permits Ankara to establish twelve observation points.

While an observation point has yet to be established, the Turkish Army’s presence is considered a move halt the Syrian Army from advancing at another front in northern Syria.

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Putin lets them in and Assad kicks them out. Pure madness by Putin and the toilet paper he and Erdogan signed is already covered with c**p. I hope Putin forgets it’s toilet paper and confuses it with a tissue next time he goes to wipe his mouth. The Astana agreement, the agreement you have when you don’t agree at all.

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On western marches of Europe, there is Perfidious Albion,
on eastern marches, there is Treacherous Turkey…
Not speaking about some other lesser millstones around…

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You talk like Blücher today.