BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 P.M.) – The Turkish Army launched another offensive to seize the key town of Al-Sulfaniyah in east Aleppo on Friday, striking the Islamic State’s (ISIS) defenses from the eastern flank, while their jet provided much needed air cover.

Despite the intensity of the attack, the Turkish Army and their rebel allies failed to capture Al-Sulfaniyah for the 9th time this month.

According to the Islamic State’s official media wing on Telegram, their forces killed several Turkish Army personnel and destroyed much of their military hardware while foiling this large-scale offensive to capture Al-Sulfaniyah and encircle Qabasin.

The Turkish Army has attempted to liberate the Al-Bab region from the Islamic State for the past two months; however, they have been forestalled for nearly 25 days in the Al-Sulfaniyah area, as their forces have failed to capture this town from the terrorist group.

 

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miltiades
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miltiades

kemal paschas proud secular army – turned into a bunch of jihadi thugs – commanded by a muslim brother suburbian thug – routed by another bunch of jihadi thugs…

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Assad must stay

SAA should be proud with deir Eizzor. The situation is very hard.
I hope they will beat ISIS definitively.

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Stern Daler

Kemal pasha was an accomplished field commander leading a experienced, motivated army in a war of national defense. What is Erdolf Sultan compared and his conscripts compared to that? A neo-Ottoman aggressor with green conscripts and disinterested mercenaries!

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Manfred Köhler

Manfred Köhler What will happen to the glorious Turkish arms when it comes to the battlefields and highly motivated PKK freedom fighters?
Kurdish civilians slaughter is one thing to fight against courageous freedoms is something completely different …. !!

They were gorgeously fucked, the Kurdish killer!

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Stern Daler

Turkish conscripts will not prevail. PKK is a revolutionary army defending its home turf and that is comparable to Turkish army under Atatürk. The likely result is the Kurds will do as good as once the Turks under Atatürk.

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prince teutonic

Poor Turds… But if at first you don’t succeed…

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truthslayer

I’m crying….lol :))))

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Stern Daler

Tough luck. Troops in Syria trained real war for almost 6 years now.
IS is battle hardened. SAA and Kurds are much harder – Turks have a numerically big army and a glorious past. Insufficient for Syria currently.

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Gordon Paterson

ISIS must have some very sophisticated weapons and a good supplier. You’ve got ask who has made and sells to them? Or are they a gift from God?

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No, turks use old versions of Leopard tank which can be destroyed by even old soviet ATGMs. Also ISIS sometimes capture newer equipment from SAA and FSA and fighters from FSA sometimes defecting to ISIS with their modern eqipment, supplied by western countries.

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Looks like Turkey is now regretting sending all of those TOW missiles to the rebels.

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the “success” of Turkey shows us, how well the Syrian Army does in the meantime under the lead of the Russians.

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Nestor Arapa

El ejercito invasor Turco valiente para asesinar civiles kurdos en Afrin, Kobani. Ahora ni con ayuda de sus mercenarios traidores a la patria Siria pueden vencer a su gemelo ISIS,.. sospechoso creo solo juegan, espero que cuando llegue el ejercito Sirio expulse a ambos grupos terroristas como ISIS y al ejercito Turco y sus mercenarios.

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This is directly from the Saudi book of tactics. Estrogen has destroyed the cream of the Turkish army. Apparently, they are gloriously trapped in place.