BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:50 P.M.) – Turkey is not giving up their plans to launch a large-scale “anti-terror” operation in northern Syria, despite several setbacks for their rebel allies in the Aleppo and Idlib provinces.

Speaking to Al-Masdar from the Al-Zahra’a Association Quarter in Aleppo city, a Syrian military officer said that the Turkish-backed rebels have made no strides to retake the ground they lost in either Idlib or Aleppo.

According to the military officer, the Turkish-backed rebels have kept a large force at the northern outskirts of Manbij and Tal Rifa’at, prompting the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) to remain on high alert near these towns.

He would add that Turkey is not too concerned with the rebel infighting that is wrecking havoc inside Aleppo and Idlib because they are more focused on their upcoming military operation east of the Euphrates River.

The Syrian Arab Army may decide to take advantage of this rebel infighting in the near future as they look to expand their territorial presence in northwestern Syria.

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Daeshbags-Sux
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But… Turkey is the main terror-provider.If Turkish govt wants to eliminate terrorists, they should consider suicide as a solution.

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Stern Daler

@Daeshbags-Sux, they should don an explosive vest drop in on their IS oil trade partners for a nice little blow’ job.

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I suppose you know what “blow-job” really means 😉

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@Daeshbags-Sux, I chose it for its ambiguity. But I suppose they are blowing themselves up mutually.

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Nestor Arapa

De acuerdo.

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Nestor Arapa

Erdogan enemigo de Siria, no solo quiere acabar con gobierno Sirio, otra de sus obsesiones es aniquilar y exterminar a la población Kurda.
Hasta cuando Putín se dejará manipular o es que se hace el ciego.

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Stern Daler

@Nestor, de acuerdo. Plus extend Turkish territory.

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Karel Vd Geest

Maybe at this point Syria should denand Turkey hands over all of the syrian regions under their control, incl Hatay?

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@Karel, right, wait till Syria has peace and and a better constitution than the Sultanate, then demand all Syrian the territories including Hatay. No idea whether the population in Hatay is currently mostly Turkish or pro Turkish but demand an un-rigged referendum anyway.