Over the past few weeks, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has swept through dozens of Aleppo’s rebel-held districts during a massive counter-insurgency campaign.

Now, with opposition control of Aleppo a shadow of its former self, the SAA is expected to deploy the vanguard of its elite forces around the Aleppo pocket in a bid to bring Syria’s largest city fully back under government control for the first time since 2012.

For a map timeline of recent advances, check out the video below:

Barely a handful of neighborhoods are still held by insurgents; should Islamist commanders refuse to relinquish control of their last territory in the provincial capital of Aleppo through diplomacy, the SAA will likely unleash all kinds of firepower to retake it.

Momentarily however, clashes are suspended by the SAA and Russia in Aleppo city due to humanitarian concerns. Thousands of civilians are being evacuated as we speak.

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exterminate them all give them what they deserve 72 virgins they will receive

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SAA may not seek a surrender at the state they are now : it seems that more than one would not prefer Jabhat al-Hellouf to take the f*****g green buses, they may prefer to use yellow bulldozers in order to feel the long d**k of the law entering very deep without butter : the mindset is likely to be “Illah tahin!”, in fact, while they are here, they should take a huge 50kW concert outdoor PA and put some very loud Raï music like that : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsAxnUuOhYo With 48h with nonetheless very loud music but also absolutely ‘haram’ lyrics, even… Read more »

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SAA seeks surrender to minimize civilian looses, because the attackers loses in urban areas are higher and to facilitate a political reconciliation. Fighting soldiers of the SAA would rather have that all militants get a date & concert with Azrael and the 72 heavenly virgins band. p.s. For Syrians You may need a Mashriq version of Cheikha Rimitti’s song texts. Else You want musique for the Maghrebin mercenaries? LOL.

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I’ve spoken of the advices of SAA guys on the ground, not of their leadership, hehe 😉 Boots seem not really willing to have the green buses take their preys away and as mostly all civilians were able to flee, they’d like to finish the job the Dalek way 😉 I doubt any Takfiri would like some mashriq translation of Rimitti’s lyrics : many stories of pimps, whores, getting drunk, having fucks, there were even pics of here smoking hash with narghile and she was also known to eat pork. All Maghrebine shitlamists used to dream cutting her throat… 100%… Read more »