The Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Mechanized Division and Hezbollah are preparing for what appears to be the final assault to lift the three year long siege that was imposed on the predominately Shi’i towns of Al-Zahra’a and Nubl by the Islamist rebels of Jaysh Al-Mujahiddeen and Jabhat Al-Nusra (Syrian Al-Qaeda group).

According to a senior officer from the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Mechanized Division, the coming hours are going to be the most critical for the Syrian Armed Forces and their allies as they attempt to seize the strategic villages of Rityan, Bayyanoun, and Tal Mu’arasat from the Islamist rebels of Jabhat Al-Nusra, Jabhat Al-Shamiyah, Jaysh Al-Mujahiddeen, and Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham.

Based on reports from the social media activists of the Syrian Opposition, a large convoy of reinforcements from Jabhat Al-Nusra has arrived to the villages of Rityan and Tal Mu’arasat in order to help drive back the advancing Hezbollah and Syrian Arab Army soldiers.

However, the aforementioned forces do not have to do much at the moment, thanks in large part to the Russian Air Force, who has relentlessly bombarded the Islamist rebels along the Hariteen Highway overnight.

The Islamist rebels have managed to maintain control over the western flanks of both Rityan and Tal Mu’arasat, but the likelihood of them holding onto them is very unlikely as the Russian Air Force has not allowed them a moments rest.

 

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azariuser
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I guess there’ll be many counter-offensives from Nusra. Stay strong SAA!

dan
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long live PUTIN and his allies Iran Hezbollah Christians Armenians and kurds.

time to BOMB Saudi and regime change in Turkey pedophile erdoghan like his prophet muhamad

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Dan: You do realize that majority of the Syrian Arab Army are comprised of Shi’i, Sunni, and Alawite Muslims and Hezbollah and Iran are Shi’i Muslims right? You are a moron who has been brainwashed to think Islam and Muslims are evil by those who sponsoring terrorism in Syria.

One Ummah one body
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One Ummah one body

To be frankly honest brother us Christians in the Ancient times were here first until you Arabs came and killed us for no reason!

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That awkward moment when the person doesn’t even know that some of the first Christians were Arabs before a European could even curse at Christ.

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this war is reaching its final months, turkey is trying to prolong it by provoking a russian /syrian response for there incursion into kurdish syria, but the russians aint stupid, NATO be given any reason to slow or derail the steady gains of the SAA and its allies