BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 A.M.) – The recent militant setbacks in southern Idlib has prompted the Turkish military to take action in an effort to stop the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) expansion in the governorate.

According to preliminary reports from the Idlib Governorate, the Turkish military has arrived in Khan Sheikhoun after sending two convoys to the city this morning.

The reports claim that the Turkish military has already begun establishing an observation post in the Dahret Nimr part of Khan Sheikhoun.

This move by the Turkish military is meant to stop the Syrian Arab Army’s expansion in Khan Sheikhoun and save the militant forces that are unable to hold their ground in southern Idlib.

Since the beginning of August, the jihadist rebels have lost a great deal of territory in northern Hama and southern Idlib; this has prompted the Syrian Army to make their first attempt to capture the strategic city of Khan Sheikhoun, which would not only be a blow to the militants, but also to the Turkish Armed Forces.

Khan Sheikhoun’s location along the Hama-Idlib Highway makes its capture a high priority for the Syrian Army’s high command; it is equally important to the militants, who rely on this roadway to resupply their fighters in northern Hama.

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FairsFair
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FairsFair
2019-08-19 12:08

The Turks weren’t there before and neither were they reining in the terrorist jihadis around the area. The SAA should get tacit agreement from the Russians to just roll over them.

RAFIK
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RAFIK
2019-08-19 12:22

its ime for SAA to warn and target them enough is enough . SAA should not tolerate Turks supporting terriost on Syrian land

Assad must stay
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Assad must stay
2019-08-19 12:39

Isolate them. They did nothing to stop the western beheaders. Thex criminals.

Assad must stay
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Assad must stay
2019-08-19 12:41

Now time to help the kurds to get back Afrin …
Turkey is the ennemy, frankly.

Human
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2019-08-19 13:23

Finally reason and the only CRIMINALS, GENOCIDALS, COMMON ENEMIES OF HUMAN KIND, EMERGE!

gustavo
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gustavo
2019-08-20 02:07

There is not way to trust Kurds (Israel-USA puppets). SAA does not need at all these traitors. Kurds can be trusted if and only if they accept Syria constitution and get rid of Israel-USA weapons.

Human
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2019-08-19 13:21

Exterminate those UNHUMAN RATS! GENOCIDALS SPONSORS AND MASTERS OF NAZISLAMIC TERRORISTS! MERDolfgan ON THE HIGHEST POLE!

Rhodium 10
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Rhodium 10
2019-08-19 20:06

Al Qaeda being supported by Turkey( Nothing Special)..but not only Erdogan..also Macron the French Masonry told to Putin to save Idlib Pseudocalifate from SAA strikes…

OziGooner
OziGooner
2019-08-20 15:28

The clock for erDOGan has finally smashed itself….inshallah his Ottoman army will disappear into the abyss…bye bye. HTS

Nestor Arapa
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Nestor Arapa
2019-08-20 01:38

Rusia debe demostrar apoyo al pueblo sirio, por tanto esta es la ocasión para que la fuerza aérea Rusa bombardee al convoy militar que llega de Turquía para ayudar a los terroristas.

gustavo
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gustavo
2019-08-20 02:10
Reply to  Nestor Arapa

Russia does not want to do that. Russia will not dare to touch any Turkey element because Putin do not want to upset Erdogan. However, Russia airpower can clean the road of terrorists for SAA to eliminate them for good.

gustavo
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gustavo
2019-08-20 02:05

It is time for Russia to stop Turkey (NATO member) and have a trustworthy relation with Syria army. Pleasing Turkey was and is a very very bad idea of Putin.