BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a massive counter-offensive in the southern countryside of Al-Raqqa this morning, striking the Islamic State’s (ISIL) defenses at the villages the aforementioned terrorist group captured yesterday.

Led by the Nabhan Group of the Tiger Forces, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the Islamic State’s positions, killing scores of terrorists to avenge their losses on Thursday.

According to a military source in the Tiger Forces, the Syrian Arab Army has now recovered 80 percent of the territory they lost to the Islamic State, including the village of Abu Ghannam in the southern countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate.

The source added that most of the losses the pro-government forces suffered yesterday were from the Raqqawi tribesmen; they were tasked with protecting the Syrian Army’s recently captured territory.

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Deo Cass
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2017-08-25 16:18

It was about time! My heart grieves however for the useless loss of life of the hundred or so Syrian government freedom fighters which I repeat could have been avoided by simply exploiting the favourable momentum when the ISIS terrorists where fleeing in panic in front of the unstopable Syrian government forces advance bringing them to just 40km from Deir Ezzur city. This time I hope the Syrian government forces will again regain tgemomentum and continue pushing towards Deir Ezzur until they lift the ISIS siege and liberate the rest of Deir Ezzur governorate.

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2017-08-25 17:24

To be honest, little disappointed with the Russian and Syrian intelligence. There are really only five obvious points terrorists would have launched an offensive, and all of them should have been under constant survellience, so such a force could be decimated by airpower. Dozens of lives is a costly mistake. Those 5 areas are: 1. As Sa’an, north of the Homs pocket, from Idlib direction as al-Qaeda tries to help Islamic State 2. Al’Sukhnah from Deir ez-zor direction 3. North of Bi’r Rahum towards Rasafa 4. East of Ma’adan, where ISIS did attack 5. And Humaymah near the Iraqi border.… Read more »

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2017-08-25 16:35

As I have been saying about daesh and they really serve……
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2017/08/25/532874/Syria-US-Daesh-heliborne