BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has struck back against the Islamic State (ISIS) forces in northeast Al-Sweida after spending the last few days on the defensive in the Badiya Al-Sham region.

Backed by the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian Arab Army began this morniing’s attack by storming the Islamic State’s positions around the Safa Canyon.

According to a field report from the Al-Sweida countryside, the Syrian Arab Army and National Defense Forces are working to retake several points that were lost to the Islamic State earlier this week.

Also aiding the SAA’s attack this morning was the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF), who carried out several airstrikes over the Islamic State’s positions in the Badiya Al-Sham region.

The Islamic State has maintained a strong presence in the Badiya Al-Sham region of Al-Sweida, despite the fact they have been under a heavy attack by the Syrian Arab Army since March.

ISIS recently took advantage of the Syrian Arab Army’s southwest Syria offensive to launch several attacks against the government’s forces in Al-Sweida.

While they have made only limited gains, they often carry out hit-and-run attacks that inflict heavy damage on the Syrian Army’s positions.

With the battle for southwest Syria coming to an end, the Syrian Arab Army will likely look to clear this Badiya Al-Sham pocket once and for all.

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need to save the kidnapped women and children asap

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Agreed. They are innocent parties held by immoral retrogrades backed by the cynical powers of the USA, Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE and formerly, Qatar.

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Too much black rats : push them to Jordan, they will be happy, they helped them.

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To be fair to the Jordanians, they don’t have the oil riches of Saudi Arabia or the UAE. They also have the land grabbing wolf of Israel next to them and an overbearing USA who tell them when and how high to jump. By all rights they should have good relations with the Syrian Government but the aforementioned parties don’t allow it.

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Right, but they were helping the rats, green or black.
Now, to others to get the benefits of these criminals.
USA, Israel like the benefit ? time to get it 🙂

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I agree, but they were British and stable, but now Yank controlled and pure scum.

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Israel could grab also some land from Jordan… So they could expell the palestnians here, and naturaly USA will applaude. Because there here 3000 years ago…

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I don’t think Jordan had any say in it : the country mostly lives on “charity” since the al-Sauds seized Mecca (Hejaz kingdom) from the Hashemites around 1925. If their funders order, they comply…
Moreover, ISIS is neither Jordan, nor an US, nor a Saudi, nor an Israeli proxy. In fact, ISIS was the Iraqi branch of al-Qaeda before Zarqawi broke with Osama, allied with Iraqi Ba’athists and then switched on Iranian funding.

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“ISIS used US, French-made equipment in east Syria – SANA”

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really, thumbs down on the fact that daesh is the product of saddam’s ba’athist generals and republican guard married to the world’s salafists who were brought together by assad??? seems like the commentors on this website are no better that daesh itself – a sorry bunch of life’s losers

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If you do not like it here then do us all a favor and go somewhere else to be a lying troll.