The Tiger Forces moving through the eastern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate during their offensive against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh).

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has begun storming the key hilltop of Tal Nimr, which is located north of Khan Sheikhoun and just west of the Hama-Idlib Highway.

According to a military source in the Hama Governorate, the Syrian Army is trying to capture Tal Nimr in order to block the Turkish Army front entering Khan Sheikhoun.

The source said that the Turkish troops had not entered Khan Sheikhoun; however, he did note that they are currently positioned north of the hilltop and will likely block any advance towards Ma’arat Al-Nu’man.

While the Syrian Army does maintain fire control over the militant supply routes, they do not target the Turkish troops that use the roadways as part of the Astana Agreement.

As of now, it appears Turkey will not interfere in the ongoing battle for Khan Sheikhoun, but should the Syrian Army push further north of the city, this could spark a potential conflict.

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Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-08-19 13:15

Dumb Turki can ingress freely into Syria at its own whims & fancy trying to eradicate the kurds & Syrians and the whole world including Syria should sit quietly & watch and when Syrian Army decides push further north of the Khan Sheikhoun city, this could spark a potential conflict with Turki w*f?

Very bad days are ahead for Turki!! Economic collapse, law & order collapse, Islamic Jihadis taking over a weak Turki after they get kicked out of Syria.

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-19 14:23

YEA AS IF TURKEY IS A WEAK BANANA REPUBLIC LIKE ASSAD’S SYRIA…PLEASE…GET A LIFE…KEEP DREAMING…ASSAD WILL LOSE..

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-08-19 15:01
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I don’t have to keep dreaming. I am talking of hard facts & reality. Syria will rebuild back to glory. Whole world will come back to Syria once Hama & Idlib operation is successfully concluded & all the Terrorism & Jihad is eliminated. Turkey’s net external debt stock stands at $286 billion. It is just a matter of time Turki will definitely become a BANANA REPUBLIC! Turki will be grilled & served, just read on. 1 US$ = 6 TRY in May 2019. 1 USD = 1.5443 TRY in 2010. Turkey’s embattled lira will fall to at least 10 per… Read more »

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-08-19 15:03

Turkey’s gross external debt stock stood at $453.4 billion, nearly 61% of its gross domestic product (GDP), at end-March, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced Friday.

The country’s net foreign debt totaled $277.3 billion as of this March 31, accounting for 37.1% of its GDP.

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-19 18:51

LOL…..ITS A FACT ASSADISTS HAVE IQ’S LOWER THAN ROOM TEMPERATURE…YEA.. WHICH COUNTRY DOESN’T HAVE DEBT?? I SUGGEST YOU CHECK US AND UK’S DEBT TOO..TURKEY IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST ECONOMIES IN THE WORLD ITS IN THE G20…IT WONT GO DOWN LIKE ASSAD’S SYRIA…THEY CONTROL PARTS OF SYRIA ..WHERES THE TOUGH ASSAD AND HIS ARMY?? HE WILL TAKE HASAKA AND DEIR E ZOR AND RAQQA TOO..ASSAD CAN CRY AND CANT DO ANY THING ABT IT…AND AGAIN KEEP DREAMING… LIKE STEVE JOBS SAID ITS PPL WHO DREAM WHO CHANGE THE WORLD.. TOO BAD U DONT HAV THE IQ OF HIS LIKE..NMOT BAD

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-08-19 23:59
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Turks getting booted out out Hama and Southern Ilbil. Whose the Loser……..ErDoggie.

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-20 07:51
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THEY R STILL IN THEIR OBSERVATION POSTS. THEY HAVE DELIVERED THE WEAPONS INTENDED FOR THE TRUE SYRIANS FIGHTING THE TYRANTS ….THEY ACHIEVED WHAT THEY WANT..ANY FURTHER INCURSION INTO IDLIB WILL BE DEALT ACCORDINGLY

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-08-20 09:08
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According to your this logic that True Syrians are fighting the Tyrants So it means the world now start Arming PKK inside Turki for the true Kurds who have been suppressed massacred by Turki? Just wait & watch. Once US gets out of Afghanistan & Iraq they don’t have any other work & they need to be constantly at war with some one. 100 years earlier it was the poor native American Red Indian Tribes Apache, Cherokee, Arikara, Iroquois, Pawnee, Sioux, Comanche and so many more all whom they finally pushed into reservation using Guns & Cannon and tamed the… Read more »

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-20 11:43

YOU MUST BE A TRUE RETARD.. PROUDLY STANDING SYRIANS ARE ALL MARTYRED AND FIGHTING ASSAD

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2019-08-20 10:58
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@Dutan, who will give the Sultan the money and right to fight against the SAA inside Syria.

If the Sultan enters into a war his days are counted.

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-20 13:11
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HE ENTERED THE WAR SINCE DAY ONE…HE DOESN’T NEED MONEY FROM ANYONE ELSE AND THE SYRIANS HAS GIVEN HIM THE RIGHT TO FIGHT AGAINST ASSAD.. EVEN TODAY TURKISH ARMY ARE DEEP IN SYRIA AFRIN JARABLUS ALBAB AZAZ THEY CONTROL LARGE CHUNKS AND THEY ALL GONNA GET LARGER..ASSAD CANT TO s**t ABT IT.. BECAUSE RUSSIANS HAVE GIEVN THE GREEN LIGHT

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2019-08-20 19:28
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@Duatan, “since day one”! Then the Sultan 2.0 must reimburse the EU for the refugees that EU had to shelter because of his war. None in Syria legitimized the Sultan to fight against Assad. The Turks carry full responsibility to have acted against UN’s A/RES/2625(XXV).

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Stern Daler
2019-08-20 11:26
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@Dutan, the Turks better observe until they are blockaded and starved out of their posts.

Jaime
Jaime
2019-08-20 03:57
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“IT WONT GO DOWN LIKE ASSAD’S SYRIA…THEY CONTROL PARTS OF SYRIA .” I wondered if it was true what they said about the inherent thuggish and criminal nature of Turks. That you cheer all the destruction and robbery of your country in somebody else’s is very revealing.

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-20 07:58
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THUGGISH AND CRIMINAL??PERFECT DESCRIPTION OF ASSADISTS AND RUSKIES AND IRANIANS.. CHEMICAL ATTACKS INDISCRIMINATE BOMBINGS BARREL BOMBS BUYING OIL FROM IS…ITS ASSADISTS WHO CHEER THE DESTRUCTION OF CITIES AND DEATHS OF CIVILIANS

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2019-08-20 11:05
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@Dutan, the Turkish genocidal wars are still proverbial all over Europe. And not only on the Balkan peninsula.

The Turks repeatedly committed genocides for centuries. Searching for the “runners and arsonists” in the internet will even today lead You to the Turkish Akıncı and not to the SAA, Russian or Iranian troops.

PELON
PELON
2019-08-20 04:44
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DUTAN loser mongol terrorists lover

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2019-08-20 11:25
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Bello
Bello
2019-08-19 15:41
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The truth is Turkey has no chance against Syria and it allies

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-08-20 05:42
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That’s right Bello. Down with the Turks!

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Stern Daler
2019-08-19 16:08
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@DUTAN, stop shouting bullshit. Wars are won by money or allies. Mehmed the Conqueror, Selim the Grim or Suleiman the Magnificent reigned when Turkey controlled 20% plus of their world’s GDP and needed no allies. Erdogan the Usurper has no firm allies and Turkey’s economy, which is a 10th of EU’s, hinges on free access to the key markets which are in the EU, which has about 20% plus of today’s world GDP. And he is not only at odds with Assad the Doctor but also with the EU by claiming part of the Europeans’ East Mediterranean acquis.

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-20 09:09
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YEA ..WARS ARE WON BY MONEY…AND SYRIA IS WINNING THE WAR THE ACCORDING TO YOU BY HAVING THE LARGEST ECONOMY IN THE WORLD RIGHT?? AND FYI TURKEY IS NOT THE 10TH ECONOMY IN EUROPE IF ACCORDINGLY ITS THE FOURTH ONLY GERMANY FRANCE AND UK HAVE A BIGGER ECONOMY THAN EUROPE…SO IF U DONNO WHAT U TALKING ABT BETTER NOT EMBARASS URSELF..

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2019-08-20 10:49
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@DUTAN, stop shouting and start to learn reading properly. Syria was bailed out by allies that did not drop her in spite of foreign enemies economical pressure and material support to the Muslim Brotherhood’s Sultanate of Turkey’s Jihadi mercenaries.

When Russia decided to get involved directly it was game over for the foreign sponsored Jihadis’ coup d’état. Russia had the economical and military means to prevail.

p.s. Germany has more than twice the GDP of Turkey and contributes about 1/5 of EU’s GDP. German GDP alone is slightly bigger than Russia’s.

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2019-08-20 10:50
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@Dutan, Keep Your big SHOUTING mouth shut till U know what U are talking about.
Turkey is not even in the EU – its GDP is about one tenth of Europe’s. The UK, France or Germany each have more than twice Turkey’s GDP. If they spit at Turkey together – Turkey will have to swim.

DUTAN
DUTAN
2019-08-20 16:08
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WHO SAID TURKEY IS IN EU??U R THE IGNORANT A**HOLE WHO JUST SAID TURKEY IS 10TH ECONOMY IN EUROPE.. RUSSIA???HAHAHAH… RUSSIA’S ECONOMY IS WEAKER THAN ITALY’S WHICH IS THE 6TH IN EUROPE… IF IT WASNT FOR ALL THE RESOURCES FROM THE LANDS TAKEN AWAY FROM CAUCUSES THEY LL BE EVEN BELOW CYPRUS…

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2019-08-20 19:17
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@Dutan, You said so. Obviously You do not understand what You really say. Russia’s fast riches are in Siberia not from Caucasus. And the areas in Caucasus were conquered from Turkey and other Muslim counties. So stop complaining. Turkey’s rich Anatolian provinces are also taken from the Kurds, Armenians, Greeks and others. At least the Russians did not commit so much genocides as the Turks.

p.s. I know the stats and pointed You to the Wikipedia page that gives them. But there is evidence that Russia has about Germany’s real GDP.

Fighter
Fighter
2019-08-19 16:39
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Your hellusination is only up to the fist group of turkish soldiers who purished then all arabs stand off againt Otoman dreamers again. no matter they like assad or not

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2019-08-19 16:14

@LLS, the Sultan 2.0 is only as big as his country’s means to finance war. Should economy fail – Turkey can in deed become a failed state.

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-08-19 16:38
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@SD, I agree my friend. why is US so desperate to get out of Iraq & Afghanistan? According to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report published in October 2007, the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could cost taxpayers a total of $2.4 trillion by 2017 when counting the huge interest costs because combat is being financed with borrowed money. That was in 2007. In 2018 report was published Pentagon says war in Afghanistan costs taxpayers $45 billion per year. From 2010 to 2012, when the U.S. had as many as 100,000 soldiers in the country, the price for American… Read more »

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2019-08-20 11:11

@LLS, my habibi, the US taxpayers?

Via the Breton Woods system WE ALL pay for the US wars.

p.s. If it takes all Jihadi families to die to end the Jihad? Then they must perish.

Fighter
Fighter
2019-08-19 16:36

There should be internation and UN laws aganst this act of Turkey

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2019-08-20 19:32
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Turkey carries full responsibility to have acted against UN’s A/RES/2625(XXV) and other UN laws.

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2019-08-19 15:43

They are affraid to attack Kurds in the North because they know US air force would obliterate them so know they are trying to block SAA push into Idlib knowing that Russia won’t stop them…

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Nestor Arapa
2019-08-20 01:42

Esta la prueba que debe pasar Rusia, a quién apoya al gobierno Turco patrocinador de terroristas o al pueblo Sirio.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-08-19 23:53

Fire away.