DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:00) – The FSA rebels – backed by Turkish military – are steadily gaining ground against the Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

More villages and towns have been recently seized by the Syrian rebels in the southern axis of Afrin, thus endangering the city to be fully besieged in a few days.

The ground advances are substantially supported by heavy air cover from Turkish fighter jets as well as helicopters.

Gun Camera footage released by Turkish media shows T129 ATAK attack helicopter hunting down Kurdish fighters, however the exact location is undefined.

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miltiades
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miltiades

this is unbearable! where’s Putin when he’s needed? this is a f*****g genocide, someone has to stop these bastards!
And remember Cyprus: these barbarins will never leave the ground they usurped: can Syria live with hords of jihadi barbarians settled on her soil?

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Stern Daler

The Turks left the Balkans and are still mourning their lost riches and that the liberation of the area was anti Turkism.

p.s. It will be hard to get them out of Syria again.

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Lilian Turin

Putin’s been signing ginormous military and civilian deals with turkey these days, he doesn’t give a d**n about Afrin or the Kurds. This is all pre-determined arrangement between russia-turkey-iran (and Syria)

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Really? It looks like Kurds derailed SEVERAL attempts to work out a deal. And that’s because they hold dearer their US links than the lives of Afrin people.
Actually, YPG don’t even care about their own comrades, as they threw some 1700 of them as light armed cannon fodder in an already lost battle.

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qalam

Though I also resent Turkish invasion. The Jihadi barbarians from FSA are mostly Syrians themselves. So they already settled in Syria before, just now they get their Turkey supported Sharia state.

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tipex

Russia sees the SDF/YPG/USA as a bigger threat to the Syrian government as far as Syria’s land sovereignty is concerned. everyone saying syria will lose the land to turkey, the fact is they already lost the land to the SDF/YPG/USA alliance. so it makes sense to let turkey hammer the c**p outta them as they only ones who can do it without USA getting in the way. everyone forgets , the kurds played their big part in trying to over throw the Syrian government. only the appearance of a bigger threat, ISIS stopped them. all the SDF/YPG had to do… Read more »

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Yeah. Kurds were offered FIVE FRAKKING TIMES to hand things down to Damascus, with Russia/Iran/Turkey eager to work on a deal. Five times they turned them down, “coz we’ll handle the situation on our own”. Syria even sacrificed over 50 of their brave NDF to follow YPG’s disgusting hum-and-haw.
Now let them enjoy their own narrative of “invincible warriors”. Pity for the civilians. But it’s entirely YPG’s responsibility.

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Stern Daler

MANPADS to YPG/YPJ.