ALEPPO, SYRIA – Following a string of advances that had the Syrian Armed Forces capture over half a dozen east Aleppo districts, the Syrian Army supported by the local YPG from Sheikh Maqsoud would proceed to seize control of the Hallak Al-Fukani, Hallak Al-Tahtani, and Bustan Al-Basha districts.

The infamous Liwa’a Al-Quds (Palestinian paramilitary force native to Aleppo) would then proceed to capture Inzarat neighborhood after launching a powerful assault on this axis as reports increasingly suggest that the rebel forces are packing up their presence in the adjacent Haydariyah district that is expected to fall in the coming hours.

This Kurdish-SAA cooperation is not unique to those circumstances. Previously, Kurdish forces have fought along the Syrian Army in the battle for Bani Zaid and Shuqeif Industrial District. Notably, there also exists a baseline of coordination in the battles against the Islamic State terror group in Aleppo’s eastern countryside where both factions see a mutual danger in the Turkish encroachment on Al-Bab.

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Barbarossa
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The enemy is finally beginning to collapse. Let’s hope and pray that all of Aleppo is liberated soon.

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Advance by SAA in this big city was much faster than I expected. Thanks God. This fast move proved than civilians in so called rebels territories are much less that these terrorists claim. Look at Mosul. As I see in the following link, Mosul and Allepo are about as big as each other (Mosul is a bit bigger) but so far ISIS under HEAVY PRESSURE has lost just 1/4 of the eastern part of Mosul i.e. 1/8 of the total city and still resisting. Why? Because they use civilians as human shield. I do not mean so called rebels in… Read more »
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Not so surprising : east Aleppo isn’t a Vauban designed Citadel, once the firsts defence lines fallen, it could only collapse.
Mosul has less Daeshbags than Aleppo has Qaedans, but much more populztion being held as hostages. Now, it’s very difficult to estimate the number of civilians that are hostages to Qaeda : lower is 40k and it goes up to 275k. A medium figure about 130k is likely to be the more realistic, it stills very high.

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fantastic guys ! victory !

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A ‘Victory’ is never complete until the last shots are fired. There is much that could go wrong even at this stage, although it would involve the direct use of NATO forces. Not likely BUT possible as NATO is maddened by both hubris and fear. I fervently hope that the US/NATO terrorists are expunged from Aleppo and all of Syria. The good news is that many civilians in NATO countries now realise that Terrorism is being used as a murderous tool in their name and that a sea change of public opinion demands that NATO meddling in far off lands… Read more »
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I mean that Syrian army with Russian, Iranian and hezballah help are heading to victory. Syria then will be part of Eurasia as a partner of Russia. Russia confirmed long time army base. nato is uselles gang of clowns.

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Cyriak Papasissis
Exactly , NATO has lost its raison d’etre , any and all legitimization to invade countries like Iraq , Afghanistan , or Syria , openly or surreptitiously , to promote chaos & mayhem in order to grab the resources . It should be dissolved , it’s high time. The US , with NATO mantle of legitimation , has bombed and killed hundreds of Afghan highlanders , in order to terrorize them out of their home country. It’s very facile to have them live in European ghettos , and have all the resources of their land under foreign control. Justice for… Read more »
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Yes. total agree !

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Florian : stop your paranoia : NATO isn’t implied or there woudn’t be a Syria now, govt would have fallen in 1 or 2 months and either they had left chaos behind or -more likely here- there would be a balkanisation. Thus, I agree with you on one point : it’s high time we organise defence at an EU level. Now, another point you are wrong : NATO didn’t legitimised US aggressions around the globe : it was only activated where? Yugoslavia, Libya, Afghanistan or anti-piracy in the gulf of Aden (and with the active participation of Russia to the… Read more »
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nato is uselles against big players like Russia, China and also Turkey. Turkey is heading tu eurasia after eu paused talks. erdogan is doing what wants and annouced that turkey will connect to Russia and china. south stream is the example. nato just embarrassingly barking against Russia, that´s all. eu are just embarrassing joke, all they can do is come back to Russia ans Turkey did.

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Cyriak Papasissis

The Russians don’t trust Turkey my friend. They understand that Turkey is used by the US only in order to entrap Russia in some sort of game . The Russians go along the bluff without any serious commitment , knowing full well that Turkey is used as a bait.

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Yes, of course. You never can trust turks and Russia knows that, epecialy after shooting down Su 24. Anyway turks are depend on Russia and erdogan come to Russia with head down because of Russian sanctions.

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Stern Daler

I quite agree: NATO is not active in this conflict. Merely some countries. Like US, France and Britain. The EU should organize a common defense. It would relieve e.g. Greece financially and stop Erdogan’s dreams of Greek and Cypriot territories. The EC does not share the maritime strategic interests of the US and UK. It has continental strategic interests like and possibly in common with Russia.

ps. My motto hurray to Brexit we continentals love it!

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“Infamous”? You’re not a fan of Liwa’a Al Quds then?

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Kit, I consider that some of the AlMasdar news is unsuitably translated at times. Many English words that are used fail to actually mean in the context of their reports what in imagine the translator envisages.

However, regardless of this we should make some consideration for the efforts of AlMasdar to print the news in English. All languages have nuanced use of words that many native speakers fail to appreciate.

Even the word ‘native’. 🙂

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I think he meant famous : I don’t remember this group acting like Zinki, Jaish-al-Islam, Daesh or Hamas, so being labelled infamous doesn’t matches.

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Now, it’s not a so good thing that the northern part of the pocket sees the terrorists evacuating it. Tactically speaking, it’d had been better to cut them in a separated pocket than having all of them packed and teamed together n a smaller area…

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