ALEPPO ENCIRCLED COMPLETELY AS RODENTS CRINGE INSIDE THEIR HOLES; ARMY MOVING TO NIBBUL AND AL-ZAHRAA`

تركيا تسعف الإرهابيين.. الجيش يفك الطوق عن حلب ويتقدم بريفها الشمالي

ALEPPO:  The city has been encircled for weeks, but, the action required to clean it up to extirpate the NATO-supported and Turkish-aided rodents took its time as fresh reinforcements arrived.

 

Hardateen Village:  The SAA has established complete control over this village in the north rural countryside.

 

Bashkuy Village:  The SAA has unchallenged dominion over this area and the farms around it.

 

Rutyaan Village:  The SAA has liberated this village and killed an important rodent leader in the group called Harakat Noor-Al-Deen Al-Zangi” (The Nooreddeen Al-Zangi Movement).

Hassan Mu’ayka

 

Al-Mallaah Farms:  Major advance in this area with terrorists packing up to leave.

 

 

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The fighting in the north has caused hundreds of casualties among the terrorist groups, especially Nusra.  Turkish hospitals are reportedly filled with injured rodents who were spirited off in British-provided ambulances and trucks.  SAA artillery has been relentlessly pounding all rat positions as a major push toward Nibbul and Al-Zahraa` Town begins to take shape.  The SAA is now only 2 kms from the two towns and we predict the breaking of the siege within the next 7 days at most.

 

Al-Zahraa` Suburb Association:  Heavy fighting as the SAA is pushing to finish it all near the Air Force Intelligence Complex.  Early reports indicate a substantial foreign jihadist presence here.  There are reports of foreign rodents executing Syrian defectors who were in contact with the SAA in order to arrange a surrender.  Other reports describe fighting between terrorists over this issue.

 

Al-Raashideen Quarter:  Very intense battles being fought at the Al-Hikma School Axis.  No medicine available to the rodents as their monitored communications describe a hopeless situation with talk of the afterlife and the like. They know their time has come. They can see the Grim Reaper coming to collect their souls for dispatch to the fiery eternity that awaits them.

 

Al-Layramoon:  The SAA is hurling swarms of rockets and missiles at withdrawing jackals.  It will be rat-free in a short time.

 

Old City:  PDC and Ba’ath Party militia overwhelming the British-enabled rodents here.  If they’re lucky, they might get back to Britain to take up their old terrorist business there.  Good show, Cameron.


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gimli
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Should add reading one of those villages rutyeen was taken back by rebels unless anyone knows otherwise but good advance by Saa they need to keep pressing

Canthama
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gimli, Rityan is good with SAA, the one back and forth is Hardatin, a bit further north from Bashkuy. From Rityan the SAA is pounding rats from Bayanoon, the last village to Nubl and Zahraa, the push on Bayanoon is coming from both sides Rityan and Zahraa, rats will be hard pressed to defend it since it is the last possible road to the northern boader with Turkey, it is will be a very bloody battle tomorrow.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Syrian_Civil_War_detailed_map

Kjel
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You are sure about that village Canthama? I hear about ‘a village’ they do not mention a name. Strange that they call it a surprise offensive while the SAA is building up for two days. Seems like they are sleeping. Big move though. Capturing the last village between Aleppo and Nubl and Zahraa means rebel terrain is sandwiched. Wonder what the Kurds will be doing now. Leith mentioned that they might give problems.

Canthama
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Kjel, as sure as a cheery jelly…the situation is very fluid, it is back and forth in some northern areas of Hardatnin. The fact that early on the day the SAA has reached Mu’arrasat al Khan but could not consolidate the position there and retreated is an indication of a rat counter attack that involved both towns, so my best guess now is that the whole Hardatnin area and surrounding farms have fights everywhere with both sides trying its best to get a firm ground during the night and hold for reiforcements and maybe in the morning, with the help… Read more »
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sorry but like i said before and it still holds true now,baynoon is rat infested and under there control,a green dot on the map and rityan as well but saa is besieging it from the south and south east

Canthama
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Tks Ziad, what a day indeed. Have heard that all the advances today came without SAAF due to very bad weather (strong rains), which made this advance even more spectacular, similar to last week’s southern front inital advance without SAAF (snow storming week).
Rat is defending all they can but it seems momentum is with SAA, taking Bayanoon then the siege is over and all routa to northern Syria and boarder with Turkey will be closed to Aleppo’s rat, what a blow and how fast it happened. Congrats to the SAA.

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The latest IS propaganda video is just a little different
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f08_1424123423#Rlx2MPjXv5oQmCuM.99

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excellent, a great laugh. Thanks.

Hannibal
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Very good translation. Recommended .

Canthama
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Shultz Flanders, I coughed up all my coffee man, this is hillarious.

Anonymous
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Hahahaha

Justin Pretorius
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Spectacular is not even a word to describe the swift gains by SAA/NDF/Hezbollah! Well done and remember that not everyone in the “west” is against Syria! There are plenty of people behind you and let us know how to contribute to the war effort in fighting scummy Nusra/IS/FSA! Keep up the good work – I will come to Syria one day to celebrate the death of US/Zionist war against you!

Anonymous
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Send money! And plan a 2 week vacation in Syria, the moment it stabilizes.

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Well said Justin

CHEVI789
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I plan to go there myself, maybe during the war, when i get all my work done.

A shame not many of you can donate to the people, i do because i have relatives there, i give to the poor because if i gave to the army i might be arrested here in Australia.

Mentat
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Bravely bold Sir Robin Rode forth from Camelot. He was not afraid to die, Oh brave Sir Robin. He was not at all afraid To be killed in nasty ways. Brave, brave, brave, brave Sir Robin. He was not in the least bit scared To be mashed into a pulp. Or to have his eyes gouged out, And his elbows broken. To have his kneecaps split And his body burned away, And his limbs all hacked and mangled Brave Sir Robin. His head smashed in And his heart cut out And his liver removed And his bowels unplugged And his… Read more »
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LONG LIVE SAA AND ITS ALLIES , GREETINGS FRM MEXICO!!!

The Shark
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Its definitely a strategic advantage,because the Hezbollah and the SAA units trapped there can fight along with SAA and Hezbollah units in Aleppo City,also the nearby village of Mayen can be captured if the rats are eliminated around the Shi’ite dominated towns.

radioyaran
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they claim JAN and Sham front killed some 40 SAA and alliies in the Mallah farms. If true would be sad.

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Might be true, a pity, but war is hell. Nevertheless, they achieved their objectives.
Aupa Naparra ta lege zaharrak

Free Basque Country
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Forgot the links the sad links.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=a5c_1424188643
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=495_1424190016

Aupa Naparra ta lege zaharrak

Mentat
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That second link is a great example of how incompetent SAA officers propel, not lead, their men into ambushes and thus waste them by the dozens, as opposed to organising a little proper recon.

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I would have hoped that human wave attacks were left to IS by now, but it doesn’t seem that way ?

Canthama
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Al Mallah farms got the worst of the battle today, maybe Nusrats thought that was the push from Al Mallah toward Al castillo to close the encirclement and sent most of the reinforcements there while the SAA went NW toward Bashkuy, Rityan and Bayanoon. Anyway there are pics in the web with the martyrs. RIP.

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To me this is the result of incompetence. If the official in charge of this group survived, should be charged and punished severally.
They were, probably, moving without proper reconnaissance, proper base of fire and before securing their flanks.
This is a new prove of poor training and poor tactical skills. You can loose a few men, war is war, but not in such numbers.
Even though the army has improved in the last years, they have way to improve.
My thought goes to their families.
Aupa Naparra ta lege zaharrak.

Canthama
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It could be exactly what you just said, had the chance to read a lot of news on this event and it seems it was about two platoons size and they were ambushed in Al Mallah, some tweets says they fell into a trap, which corroborates with what you just said about lack of reconnaissance of even individual command failure. That was the only major gain for the day for rats, they could only show this one in the web, unfortunately this single triumph was a large loss for the SAA.

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All of the dead had gunshot wounds, while none had lost limbs, which means that they were not killed by IEDs, mines or mortars. They must have been gathering there and feeling safe and were probably gunned down.
I wonder whether the attack happened in daylight or at night.

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SAA conquered very significant territory, is very opened terrain, and in a short period of time. There was very poor visibility and no air cover. Two possibilities I can think of: 1) Their momentum and over-confidence got the best of them. The rats got pummeled and kept withdrawing, but dug in at this point. They hunkered down and let the platoon come within 5 meters; and then they all opened fire. 2) Counter attack. Syrian units would have reached those positions; we see tank tracks in the mud. This could have been a forward, contact platoon, trying to dig in.… Read more »
Canthama
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Anon, pls pick a name so we know who you are. I fully concur with your assessment, both are extremely plausible. Pls keep the comments coming.

JackFTrolls
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Well if they were having a break or a picknick I could vaguely understand why they bunched together like amateurs – but certainly not if they were in any way expecting combat.
Some are bunched as if they were desperately seeking cover, already under fire, and then got hit from all sides.

CHEVI789
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No one is invincible radio, and welcome back, it has been a while.

Hannibal
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Just read that SAA and allies entered the tow of Zahraa. The siege is ending.

Flanders
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Mayadeen reporting tht group of #Syria army soldiers reached besieged village of #Zahraa after breaking thru defenses of terrorists.#Aleppo

radioyaran
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God be praised for this. Should this siege be lifted I will give 50 Euro “Sadaqa”.

Canthama
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Radioyaran, you can do your Sadaqa Jariyah, it is confirmed. What a day for those besieged people. Alleluia!

https://twitter.com/EjmAlrai/status/567767905870573568

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Hurra for Syria. May it last and expand.

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Note that little f**k brown moses talks about how ISIS has turned worldwide support for noble rebels on its head. As if there was a groundswell of organic resistance from the start. Much like the Syrian Lavatory for Human Waste, Brown Moses ( now running bellingcat) is a 1 man propaganda machine.

If he’s saying the SAA have arrived, then it is probably even worse for the rats. Which is awesome.

RIP to the fallen.

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Bellingcat is a fucking joke. Elliot Higgins managed to whore himself for £50k via Kickstarter campaign to provide a fucking website. Guy is a total joke. I hope he chokes to death on a bag of dicks.

JackFTrolls
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Western media sites are using them as “proof”, they are totally being accepted as “an expert source”.
I read how they “proved” how Ukraine had been shelled from Russia, a year after the fact – and people cheered it in the German press.

The western public is getting seriously demented.
The tragedy is that idiots like IS are fighting all the wrong people, they could do much good if they only took on the west.
But they’re afraid of that I guess, and of course they’re religious freaks.

Waste of able bodies I say.

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IS are afraid of taking on the west? … prey explain how you arrived at that very confused conclusion?

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God bless the Syrian warriors,i have been waiting 3,5 years for this brothers.May Allah give them a swift victory,Crush the rats,crush their bones, make them suffer like syrians suffered from them, make the live hell.

Hannibal
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Hizbullah sources say fighting continues in rityan. I guess the situation continues to be fluid with back and forth battles for some time until one side has lost enough, hopefully the rat side. This is where SAAF role will be decisive, to inflict heavy losses on the rats and block their reenforcements.

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A less commented advance today was Bani Zaid, the SAA has control of 80% of it which will leave few hills to be taken and full firing control of Al Castillo road, besides all west and south Sheik Maksoud are totally under control by the SAA, the north is empty terrain and next to be take, though the east of Sheik Maksoud is open for rats, with no way out toward south, west or north will mean no resupplies through Sheik Maksoud, this is important since IF has a deal with the Kurds for safe passage for resupplying. Rats are… Read more »
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Syrian Army Enters Zahraa Town after Breaking Terrorist Siege, Kills 65 Takfiris http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=196029&cid=23&fromval=1&frid=23&seccatid=20&s1=1 After infiltrating the terrorists’ defenses, the Syrian army managed on Tuesday to enter the town of al-Zahraa in Aleppo countryside. The Syrian army have also deployed its units near the town of Nubbul which lies in al-Zahraa’s vicinity. The Syrian army on Tuesday further controlled entirely the village of Hredtin, advancing in Bashkwe and Retyan in Aleppo northern countryside. The Syrian army advances in the area amid fierce clashes and artillery shelling. The UK-based opposing Syrian Observatory stressed that over 65 terrorists were killed on Tuesday in… Read more »
Canthama
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Hi Flanders, tks for the news.

I just thinking about 6,000 NDFs and 200 Hizbollah fighters inside Nubl and Al Zahraa that will change from defensive to offensive in few days may tip the balance of this whole story isn’t it ? Can one think about how badly mean those guys are irght now toward a pay back ?
Bad times for rats in northern Aleppo.

Kjel
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True, what i think more of is the situation that the rebels are in a sandwitch. With the northern Aleppo isolated between SAA/Kurds/ISIS and western Aleppo and idlib between JN and the SAA. Not a very good situation to be in.

On remark to your post above. I do not think those NDF and Hezbollah fighters will be of great help just yet. If i were the SAA/hezbollah i would give them rest. The stress they have endured must be enormous.

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The fine folks at the Syrian abservatory for human rights seem to be stepping up their game lately i wonder what will happen to them after the war? Also Damascus Danny whatever happened to him? I havent seen his reports in the west lately!

CHEVI789
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Danny was outed as a liar Rolf, since then no one even dares to get any info off him.

Rolf Gunnarson
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Thanks for the info Chevi.

JackFTrolls
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So being outed as liars still works ??? I thought that would have made many more of the bastards, about two thirds of all western editors jobless ???
Even the bloody local reporters, they’re only waiting for promotion to get into the big bullchit game – that’s what it;’s turned into by now.

Shin
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Great news regarding Zahraa and Aleppo but sad news about the brave SAA soldiers in Al Mallah farms. May their souls rest in peace.

Victory is coming to SAA NDF and their friends in Syria.

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A stunning new report prepared by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) circulating in the Kremlin today states that the Obama regime has “effectively abandoned” at least 150 US troops embedded with over Ukrainian 5,000 forces in the rebel surrounded town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine and left by Kiev’s government to die. According to this report, the US troops currently under rebel siege are an ad hoc group of American SPECIAL Forces belonging to the Vicenza, Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade, CIA Special ACTIVITIES Division (SAD) troops, and elite mercenaries from the notorious US private security firm Academi (formerly known as… Read more »
Canthama
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Dragon, this isn’t a shock for those following this conflict closely, it is widely know the amount US private merc companies fighting in Ukraine since late 2013 in Maidan, and several Polish and Baltic countries military folks too. The shock will be to the get them all bundled in the cauldron, frezzen to death and as defeated as a dead rat, then this will be a PR disaster for the EU and the US. Today there were several reports about desperate radio messages from the cauldron in Engish and Polish, which corroborates with the article. There are news also that… Read more »
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From what i heard number of genuine NATO troops is really small (100-200 people), but there is a HUGE number ex-nato puppets there, trained for years by NATO – georgian ex-military (est. 1500-4000 in whole Ukraine army, around 500-1000 in Debaltseve). Half of ukranian ministers are Georgian from Saakashvili government. Also around 300 of Chechen outcasts and 1k-2k of Croatian/Bosniak/Albanian Nato poodels.
Rus.Lang.

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It seems that hell’s sewage outlet is located in Kiev,as for human abominations hanging around Ukraine the supply outstrips demand…

Zio-nazi Turds…

Anonymous
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Knowing the Donbas fighters, they will treat the captured mercenaries well, and will send them home on the first available flight out of town. That way, the mercs. could be back attacking Donbas in two weeks.

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I would just defecate in my pants with untold glee if this were true and made universally public.

Suggestion to the Novorussian comanders: beat some of the captured soldiers and mercs silly while filming everything and get them to confess to their atrocities; expose them for the vile cowards and murderers they are. With the Academi mercs, take their Hershey chocolate bars and then shoot them in their half-inch brain.

This is exactly what the NAF must do: humiliate the war-mongering US and Obongo and its NATO puppet stooges.

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1. I doubt that information. The information war is even heavier than the shooting. Russia needs such petty explanations to tell the Russians why they have to fight their “brothers”.
2. Do you REALLY think that it needs to torture people?
3. Are the “Novorossian” the Russian ISIS? In your eyes?

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Nob, the Russians haven’t intervened full-throttle in Ukraine because they don’t want to kill their fellow Slavic brothers. Get it? If they do so, then ,they can easily be accused of being the blood-thirsty imperialists that the Anglo-American Zio-twats and their minions want. 1. On his behalf, Putin is outsmarting them at every step and what has he done mainly to date? Well, he’s had 1.2 million Ukranian male draft dodgers enter Russia so as to avoid making them serve in the Jewkraine army. Who do you think will come back armed and pissed off as shit to take back… Read more »
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I do not think that killing slavic brothers is better because it is done “not oficially”. Dead is dead. Get it? There are more awfully enriched Jews in Russia than in Ukraine. If Ukrainians want to change their gouvernment they could do so in elections. To be armed is only necessary if you are against the majority. The Ukrainian army consists of Ukrainians. And this Ukrainians want to have their country back. I did not equate the Russians of “Novorossia” (do you see that I know how to spell it and you don’t?) to ISIS. I mentioned it in a… Read more »
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nob; your head is so far up your ass that you are mumbling nonsense. Let me equate how silly your nonsense is: It is as silly as saying that it was “Jews and Slavs that persecuted the Nazis in WW2.” That is how ludicrous your comments are.

Nobilitatis
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Your comment makes no sense at all. No point to discuss or think about. And you are even afraid to give your name. But my ass matters for you. I am not interested.

Nobilitatis
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Let me rephrase that. You are not good in taunting. Nobody knows what you criticized. You are aware of that and you did not use a name because you are so ashamed of yourself. And rightfully so.
I will explain what I understood from your writing:
The Slavic and the Jewish people are superior and good guys so that their countries are always right. That means of course only Russia and Israel, not other countries that are considered Slavic. E.g. Ukraine. Now sell that to the audience.

Canthama
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News from the lifted siege and Al Mallah tough battle confirmed by Leith below. We will have a better chance to know the losses tomorrow, but it seemed to be very large for all sides.
The objective toward lifting the siege was concluded in 1 day, it is an amazing fate for this army, what tomorrow brings may be further advances toward Al Mayerr, Baylamoon, Anadan and maybe Tell Hifat…who knows….

http://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-syrian-army-reaches-al-zahra-northern-aleppo/

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Syrian Army shows amazing bravery, commitment, and spirit; despite suffering terrible casualties, their spirit remains strong. Syrian authorities should do their best to assist families of the men who gave their lives while fighting for other Syrians. Those families should be government’s priority #1; before any other group of people, awaiting help.
It would excellent if its possible to start up a project as soon as situation allows. Build several residential projects; one in Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Deir-Ez Zur, Hamah and provide the families of the fallen men with new apartments/condominiums/homes.

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Penny
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Hey Ziad saw the good news syrian army is cutting the supplies lines of the thugs, killers and western supported terror clique Wanted to share this news very limited coverage here in Canada -one other news outlet and zero main stream media coverage US/UK or Israel Canada will make this go away- coverups is something Canada is good at What’s the news? it seems the Kurds have been passing around trophy shots- Momentos of their handiwork- including beheadings and posing with corpses- All in all very “ISIS like” behaviour as CTV is reporting it- You know that saying about birds… Read more »
Anonymous
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This year is 100 years since the genocide against Syrian Christians (and Armenians and Greeks). The main perpetrators were Kurdish irregulars, so they have always been ISIS and worse.

ziad
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I dont even bother listening to our dip shit news,,all you ever get is a 2 min weekly report by peter mansbridge(local zionist establishment) about how bad Assad is and a completely distorted and dodged view of reality on syria ,,it is almost as sickening as americunt media

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Sana reports advance has reached Kafr Nouya that’s amazing in one day

Josh
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That’s great news if it’s really fully encircled and sealed now. Any map coming soon?…

Canthama
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We were all focused on the north today, in the south the SAA and Hizbollah managed to gain key strategic hills as per the new on Damascus 0001 reported. “SAA units impose control on Qereen,AlSarjeh,Antar and Fatimah hills – Tal AlHarra is not far away anymore.” https://twitter.com/Damascus_0001/status/567783568181850113 The map below points to the hills, they all surround Kafr Nasij (rumors are out there that this town is about to be totally liberated) since all the hills give firing control and rats inside are “sitting ducks”, while Kfar Shams is now totally encircled, this city is a bit larger then Kafr… Read more »
Canthama
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More from the southern front, great news indeed, it is now confirmed that the SAA and Hizbollah had totally liberated today Kafr Nasij, Kfar Shams, Mashara and Tell Al Mal. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Syrian_Civil_War_detailed_map Figths are reported in the cities of Al Mal, Zimrin, Naba Al Sakher and Aqrabah. Those are the last very villages between the SAA and Tall Harra, one of the key objectives of this campaign. See map below to locate them and how the SAA and Hizbolah may encircle Tall Harra from 3 fronts, quite an advantage. http://wikimapia.org/#lang=pt&lat=33.095568&lon=36.015587&z=12&m=b With the SAAF helping now that the weather is good, the… Read more »
CHEVI789
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gees Canthama, you’re on a roll …lol, thanks heaps for the info, i really don’t get time to look at maps but i trust you.

Johny
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Kanthama, about the killed soldiers, Anna News reported that a group of soldiers of 25 people were traped in the area Retyan during the promotion of the advanced units of troops on the territories of Zarha..

Johny
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Urgent Message. Syrian troops group disbanded in the village Zahra..
The current promotion of the Syrian armed forces units in the north of the province of Aleppo .. The Army units broke through the defensive line of the islamists groups and came to the territory of the village Az-Zahra, who for more than 2.5 years, and the Nubbul nearby village, has been blocked by the terrorists .. http://www.anna-news.info/node/29319

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Hizbollah sources say that the terrorists are eating shit in Alleppo. From Al-Manar: “After infiltrating the terrorists’ defenses, the Syrian army managed on Tuesday to enter the town of al-Zahraa in Aleppo countryside.

The Syrian army have also deployed its units near the town of Nubbul which lies in al-Zahraa’s vicinity.

The Syrian army on Tuesday further controlled entirely the village of Hredtin, advancing in Bashkwe and Retyan in Aleppo northern countryside.”

This week I predict Al-Zahraa will be liberated.

Check my blog:http://myawesomedailyfinds.blogspot.com

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Hannibal
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Notwithstanding the good news in the north and south, why is the SAA and allies chosing rainy stormy weather for the attacks. The SAA main advantage over the rats is its airforce, and the SAA is attacking in difficult weather conditions where it cannot use its airforce fully

Canthama
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Hannibal, an intriguing question indeed, have thought about that the whole day, since it is not a coincidence for sure. One explanation I thought about was the effect of a bad weather (strong rain, snow storm, fog…) has in relaxing forces in defensive mode, mostly because the defenders know SAAF could not make sorties.
Somehow a reverse effect for Syria versus the painful losses in Wadi Deif in Idlib 2 months ago that brought down all SAA/NDF presence around Maarrat Al Numan.
Somehowliving and learning, but pls let us know what each one think about it, it is intriguing indeed.

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Canthama
It is possible that there is fog with rainy weather, which gives advantage to sneak attacks, but at the same time you lose the benefit from drones and air support.

Kjel
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I am not a general but i think the idea was to bring them a big surprise WITH the knowledge that the weather would improve by the next day (in order that the SAAF is only out for one day). Due to fog the opponent did not see the SAA mass on very flat land (source: multitude of video). In that way they were able to sneak up to the rebels entrenched barely noticed. Something impossible when there is clear sight. Due to the surprise reinforcements came in late and the SAA was able to progress further. Yes this idea… Read more »
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Hi Hannibal,

SAA and the allies certainly know about weather forcasts so we can be sure that the offensives are done in bad weather as there is a greater chance for a real surprice attack as the Syrian movements are spotted from different “Friends of Syria” (Israel, Turkey, Us, and so on) with different means (drones, satellite, ..)

cheers
J

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Bad weather increases the chances of the attacking forces, cause it masks the attacking force.
Bad weather can be a problem to make a strategic advance, but at the tactical level it clearly helps the attackers.
Aupa Naparra ta lege zaharrak.

CHEVI789
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Hit them when they least expect it Hannibal, i would have ordered that myself if i was in command.

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Yes, Sire, very good, brave Sir Robin!

And would you also order your manservant, Patsy, to knock those half coconut shells together at a gallop, as if you had a high horse?

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World War 3 here we come. US to allow “moderate rebels” to call in airstrikes from B1s.

Imagine..

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-02-17/obama-allow-moderate-syrian-rebels-call-b1-b-bombers-air-support

Canthama
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Hi Dudley, though I trully believe the US is really capable of doing that, it still sound quite crazy idea isn’t it? It makes no sense and it seems rethorical from the US Government, almost a shameful and disrespectful for the American people as a whole. I know what I am about to say is a stretch but this idea is the same as letting rats taking decisions on where to send ICBMs to other countries. I do have one answer to this idea, it is the most stupid idea I ever heard from this Administration, if anyone would doubt… Read more »
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Let them come dudley, i have confidence in Syria to take them out if need be, just remember, the SyAAF is not attacking the invaders (U.S, Jordan etc) for now because they have not interfered with the Syrian military.

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Dudley and others. I read that the US is supplying this but only to call in air strikes against ISIS. So not against the SAA and allies. WW3 might be coming but not due to this.

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U.S. to Give Some Syria Rebels Ability to Call Airstrikes

After training, moderate rebels to get pickups with gear to call for American B-1B bombers

WASHINGTON—The U.S. has decided to provide pickup TRUCKS equipped with mounted machine guns and radios for calling in U.S. airstrikes to some moderate Syrian rebels, seeking to replicate the success Kurdish forces, aided by American B-1B bombers, had over Islamic State last month.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-02-17/obama-allow-moderate-syrian-rebels-call-b1-b-bombers-air-support

Canthama
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Could not understand word said but rats sounded quite desperate on the radio taking a beating from the SAA in northern Aleppo.

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Great news gents. Haven’t been here in a while, I came when I heard the news. This will free untold numbers of personnel for other operations. If I were a betting man I would bet on an operation to retake Raqqa will happen very very soon.

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It started the mass surreder of Ukrainian soldiers under Debalceve… Video http://www.anna-news.info/node/29336

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Chechen fighters in Donetzk

image: http://edge.liveleak.com/80281E/u/u/ll2/hd_video_icon.jpg

image: http://edge.liveleak.com/80281E/u/u/ll2/attention.gif

The commander tells that there’s about 300 of them in Donbass, all of them have SPECIAL
forces background and extensive combat experience, all volunteers. Allahu akbar!

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=183_1424211108#W7bzbwTvXyrCmFaD.99

According to the Chechen ethos, the wolf is the only animal that would ENTER into an unequal match, making up for any disadvantage by its agility, wit, courage and tenacity.

Long Live Chechnya…

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New video shows US Chinook helicopter dropping 2 boxes of weapons for ISIL militants
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC0J5nFjysU

and more good news of SAA capturing strategic supply line villages north of Hallab (allepo) and the updated map shows it too 🙂
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZAayi-RLPk
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template%3ASyrian_Civil_War_detailed_map
idk why you say allepo is fully encirceld yet? map shows otherwise,,also al zahra is besieged by the rats from the north and saa has besieged bayanoon from the east

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Absolute deception

freakin unbelievable!

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BREAKING NEWS****Aloosh Being Allowed to Call in B1-B Bombers Against Syria Mr. Ziad, greetings to u. How are u? After training, moderate rebels to get pickups with gear to call for American B-1B bombers http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-to-give-some-syria-rebels-ability-to-call-airstrikes-1424208053?mod=djemalertNEWS Armament: 84 500-pound Mk-82 or 24 2,000-pound Mk-84 general purpose bombs; up to 84 500-pound Mk-62 or 8 2,000-pound Mk-65 Quick Strike naval mines; 30 cluster munitions (CBU-87, -89, -97) or 30 Wind-Corrected Munitions Dispensers (CBU-103, -104, -105); up to 24 2,000-pound GBU-31 or 15 500-pound GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munitions; up to 24 AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles; GBU-54 Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition… Read more »
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Continuing with BREAKING NEWS*****’ ” the U.S. will also start training rebels, pardon – moderate rebels – who are waging a two-front fight against the extremists and Syrian regime forces.” [emphasis added] “And therein lies the rub, because this entire operation has nothing to do with suppressing an ISIS which has seemingly specialized in making Hollywood quality straight to YouTube decapitation videos, and everything to do with finally crushing al Assad’s regime, something the US started in 2013 with the infamous YouTube clip of chemical weapons which nearly turned into an all out war before Russia intervened and halted what… Read more »
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Dear God, please help me to recognize the truth

Can’t wait for day that the Axis of the Resistance,gives those evil satanic zio-beast imperialists a good thrashing…

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I hope those anti-aircraft are scanning the skies for these planes.

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Just as Aleppo is encircled, Mistura proposes a 6 week hiatus on Syrian air attacks to allow for a truce to hold, at the very same time the enemy is announcing plans to train thousands of “moderates” backed by air power! They want to do everything to prevent a Syrian victory and the loss of all of their intelligence assets in Aleppo and Al-Raqqa. Every opponent of the war on Syria is against these bogus cease fires, look what happened in Ukraine. Too many past examples in Syria when they were used to take pressure off of the rebels and… Read more »
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Exactly right Syrian not Arab. As well as trying to halt and sabotage the Syrian army’s progress they are also trying to sneak their way inside the structure of the Syrian state under the banner of the ‘political solution’ and through a bunch of criminals posing as ‘moderate political opposition’. They are looking for any opening they can be it political or military, any possible way through which they can undermine the Syrian state. The proposal itself (the actual ceasefire) is subversive as it aims at controlling when, where and how Syrian armed forces may be used in their own… Read more »
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Jason, it is also a tacit threat of Syrian air power. In other words, accept the moratorium on airstrikes or the media will ratchet up the propaganda to generate media hype of what a great threat the Syrian airforce is, how it harms civilians, etc to create public outcry and support to destroy the airforce. Every offer is a lose-lose proposition. This is what has to be understood. They will attack the air force anyway regardless of what you do. There is never a good offer, it is lose-lose always. The counter-offer if there should even be one has to… Read more »
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Yeah they’ve been making quite a noise recently about how nasty barrel bombs are etc. There is definitely an intervention in the works only the date has yet to be set in stone. However i believe the Yankis and their stooges (Putin included) wish to explore the regime change lite option as a last resort before war, for this to work in their view they need battle lines to stay as they are now so that they can impose on Syria whatever they wish. Only a fool or a traitor would sit at the table with these warmongers or their… Read more »
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“Assad should speak to them in the only language they know, that of force…”

Well, he can’t act with force against yankee imperialists, can he ? I think it’s better to just politely tell them to work *with* him or fu** off…

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The Jew is the Protagonist of Anti-Logos

The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit – Pernicious Influence on Culture – It’s Time for a Very Serious Discourse – Breaking Through Taboos – The Jews Reject Logos – The Tyranny of Jewish Rabbis – Jewish Rabbis are the “Road Block” Between the Jewish Mind and Logos – The Talmud is Hate Speech

Very informative video…

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I can’t help but laugh at the reports from different areas of Syria which continue to insist that Hezbollah is accompanying SAA operation all over the country, the latest example being in northern Aleppo. This is not Hezbollah but Baath party affiliated militias and local defence committees, this Hezbollah propaganda is reaching reaching ridiculous levels, even the other day Nasrallah himself couldn’t help but engage in this stupidity by asserting that his forces are also fighting in Iraq. Yeah right. Hezbollah does not have the resources or manpower to fight on numerous Syrian fronts let alone be fighting in Iraq… Read more »
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I think this time Jason has come very far with his criticism , I do not think anyone can spare praise for the enormous support given by Hezbollah to the Syrian government , despite not having many strengths. More important than the number of troops and personnel must be rotated , is certainly a great mood support for the Syrian soldier know that not struggle alone, there are dozens of Hezbollah soldiers who died fighting terrorists in Syria. Let us be more serious please

Martin
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They are assisting with operations in qalamoun, various fronts in the south, and possibly nubl & zahra. They don’t claim to be more than an auxilliary to the SAA….only vermin propaganda sources try to depict them as the primary force in order to incite sectarian tensions, delegitimize the govt, boost vermin self righteousness sentiments, and raise the alarm among iranophobic regional clients + western states.
That being said, credit should be given to them when and where it is due jason.

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Jason when one goes to the mens/ladies room, do they smear fecal matter all over the wall? Surely you must know that Hizballah does not talk, expose or advertise. Simply put; It is a highly disciplined and effective dynamic force. Actions do speak louder than words. Your shameful intents is noted here buddy. Now go back to troll school.

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I should have added that the terrorists and their backers are skillfully using the ‘victorious’ ever present Hezbollah propaganda against the Syrian army by always mentioning that SAA operations are led by or assisted by Hezbollah/Shiite militias which are known to elicit a negative reaction from most Syrian villages and towns. As i mentioned in one of my previous posts Hezbollah is not very well liked in most areas of Syria and the so called ‘opposition’ knows it and plays it up by instilling sectarian hatred and fear through making up stories of massacres and so on. This is also… Read more »
CHEVI789
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You had it right until the last paragraph, Iran aknowledges HA’s triumphs only but I have never heard them say it IS because of HA that is making all the strides all over Syria, only where HA exists WITH the SAA do they say that, you’re almost there Jason, just a little tweaking and you’ll be right there son.

Jason
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Chevi, Hezbollah brigades are not in Aleppo or Deir Zour or anywhere else apart from the borders around Damascus and Homs and just recently near the frontline with Israel, it is ridiculous to suggest otherwise. Those who do are merely propagandists trying to promote the superhuman image of this organization as it battles ‘terrorists’ everywhere. Then there is the terrorists mercenaries who use this to paint a picture of a sectarian war. Quite frankly (and i know this has come up before) the Syrian authorities ought to get in the ear of Al Manar and the likes and tell them… Read more »
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Can you link to an example of this ‘sectarian propaganda’ by Al Manar?

I think the issue Assad & Co had with their coverage was that it was a little too frank in discussing the weaknesses of SAA and/or the political leadership thereof, not toeing the usual infallibility line pushed by SANA.

josephani
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Jason?????

“propagandists trying to promote the superhuman image of this organization as it battles ‘terrorists’ everywhere” You quite a fellow Jason. Your ideal superhuman fighter is one that is from the IS, ISIL, ISIS, Nusra Front etc…

Anonymous
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Is o’bumma really looking out Chinese interests? Things do not seem to be following classical patterns. There appears a major rift with Nuttn’yahoo; throwing back and fort publicly, while cozying up to Iran, and leading campaign of re-branding it as a strategic ally?! What gives?

spiritual epiphany perhaps?
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spiritual epiphany perhaps?

Definitely something going on seems Obama switched teams after the intelligence the Russians provided in relation to 9/11,there’s a rumor going round that Nuttn’yahoo might be arrested in the USA

CHEVI789
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Read the wise words of Kohmenie, a true muslim.

http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adetails.php?eid=195963&cid=19&fromval=1&frid=19&seccatid=32&s1=1

Wish many other leaders were like him, apart from the Syrians and co.

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Iraq envoy to UN: Islamic State might be harvesting organs http://www.bellevision.com/belle/index.php?action=celebrity_watch&type=1814 United Nations, 18 Feb 2015: Iraq’s ambassador to the United Nations asked the UN Security Council on Tuesday to look at allegations that the Islamic State group is using organ harvesting as a way to finance its operations. Ambassador Mohamed Alhakim told reporters that in the past few weeks, bodies with surgical incisions and missing kidneys or other body parts have been found in shallow mass graves. “We have bodies. Come and examine them,’’ he said. “It is clear they are missing certain parts.’’ He also said a dozen… Read more »
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Same organ harvesting was rumoured from Ukraine when the ziogarchy of Kiev waged war last summer. Oh, and Israel reportedly has done/does it against Palestinians, also.. I’m almost seeing a pattern here.. “…According to organ trade expert Nancy Scheper-Hughes of Organ Watch (in 2001), Israel had become a “pariah” in the organ transplant world. The lack of donations due to Jewish custom heightened the disparity between the supply and demand of organs. This led to the popularity of “transplant tourism” in which patients in need of organs travel to medical centres abroad… Nancy Scheper-Hughes said to the media that Israeli… Read more »
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Must see..

Interesting Video.. BBC reporter who was making a report biased against the pro Russian militia..
is caught in camera ,when an Ukrainian artillery shell , land just 30 meters behind him.. He was close to be
killed by the same Kiev forces BBC media try to defend.

http://russia-insider.com/en/tv_media_watch/2015/02/17/3576

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Syria launches Aleppo offensive http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-1-302285-Syria-launches-Aleppo-offensive DAMASCUS: Syrian government troops began a new offensive around Aleppo on Tuesday, seeking to encircle rebels in the northern city and break the siege on two pro-regime villages. A Syrian military source said government troops had seized two villages north of Aleppo and were engaged in fierce fighting for control of a third. The villages are strategically located by a road that serves as a key supply route for the rebels, leading from the east of Aleppo to the Turkish border. As they launched the attacks, government forces also began shelling two towns on the… Read more »
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Iraqi women trafficked into sexual slavery

http://news.asiaone.com/news/world/iraqi-women-trafficked-sexual-slavery

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IS militants popping Viagra to impregnate sex slaves and raise new generation of jihadist fighters http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/World/20150218/2539308.html Islamic State (IS) militants are reportedly popping viagra to impregnate their sex slaves and raise a whole new generation of jihadist fighters. According to Daily Star, activist group in Syria said that the IS is filled with perverts from across the world, drawn to the group to satisfy their sexual desires. A local told the activist group that many IS members suffer from sexual anomalies and a brutal, instinctive desire for sex, sadism and perversion. The IS militants have blue pills to increase their… Read more »
CHEVI789
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One of the reasons i say kill them their wives and kids at a certain age, still not seeing my reasoning?.

Mentat
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More trash propaganda designed to titillate the purile ‘western’ femi-faggots into self-righteous arousal, er, sorry, indignation and thus acquiescence to fresh warcrimes by their misleaders.

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‘I never meant to start a war’

http://ndsmcobserver.com/2015/02/never-meant-start-war/

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Europe Begins to Feel Results Of Anti-Assad Stance – Syrian Minister Syrian Minister of Information Omran Zoubi said that Europeans began feeling the inconvenience of their political stance, based on their actions against the Syrian state DAMASCUS, (Sputnik) — European leaders have begun experiencing difficulties over their political stance on Syria, the country’s Minister of Information Omran Zoubi said Tuesday. “Europeans have begun feeling the inconvenience of their political stance, based on their actions against the Syrian state,” Zoubi told RIA Novosti. According to the minister, the reason for this is “not the recognition of their own erroneous actions but… Read more »
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The Syrian Arab Army is second to none. I follow the SAA page on Facebook. They mentioned that 65 percent of soldiers are waiting in reserve to be called up for later action. All of this devastation to the terrorists is being accomplished by a scant more than one-third of the army.

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“The Syrian Arab Army is second to none” … you say that with such a straight face I’m struggling to discern if you are seriously, or it is another cruel joke? Just to be on the safe side, I spat my coffee all over the screen anyhow! Those 65% SAA reserves are the much-vaunted 400,000 Ghost Troops, who can be resurrected with a magic wolf-whistle Bashar keeps on a chain about his neck, along with a rabbit’s foot, trained to rebuff an attack by extra-terrestrials, which Gordon ‘googly eyes’ Duff has revealed is imminent at any moment. You should also… Read more »
gfhgfjf
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gfhgfjf

Well Mentat u may be an fucker because u are against SAA, but your stile of writing is beautiful 🙂 u spit your coffe and i had a good laugh.Sometimes you seem like an ugly part of Ziad.

Thanks indeed for being a part of this website community.

Mentat
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You’re welcome.

Also, I’m actually not against SAA per se, just wishing they were competently led to fight a clean and honourable war effectively, which yearning I express by harshly slagging the backs off them and the political misleadership daily, until they both improve.

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I have to agree with Mentat (for once) on this one. If the SAA truly had 65% of their troops still on reserve after 4 years of juggling territory with terrorists, they’re doing it wrong.

If they existed, they would have been inserted or set to hold conquered territory.

I have no doubts however, that the soldiers SAA do have (estimate 200.000 total) are by now very experienced, well trained and undoubtedly still loyal to the government. I am also confident their numbers, as well as that of the NDF, are growing.

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America’s Interventionist Legacy: Failed States by Stephen Lendman http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/TPV3/Voices.php/2015/02/18/title-137 Wherever America intervenes, failed states follow. Pro-Western stooge regimes replace sitting governments. They fail to provide essential functions, services and/or responsibilities required of sovereign independent ones. Failed state examples include Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Honduras, Somalia, Yemen and Ukraine. Syria’s government maintains power despite having lost control of much of its territory. Wikipedia lists the following characteristics of failed states: “Loss of control of its territory, or the monopoly on the legitimate use of physical force therein.” “Erosion of legitimate authority to make collective decisions.” “Inability to provide public services.” “Inability… Read more »
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Commentary: U.S.-led like-minded coalition unable to win anti-terror war http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2015-02/18/c_134005350.htm Over the past 13 years, terrorist activities continue to rise worldwide. The Islamic State (IS) and other emerging terrorist groups pose new challenges to the global fight against terrorism, and their birth was partly related to the U.S. Middle East policy. Last year, on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Obama set out his strategy to unite with other countries for military actions against the IS in a televised address to the American public. “America will lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist… Read more »
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Giving credit where it’s due: It seems Assad has astutely played De Mistura to politically isolate the rebels in Aleppo. In exchange for the UN envoy’s public statement that ‘Assad must be part of the solution‘, he has declared himself willing to halt the delivery of barrel-bombs and artillery into the city for a 6 weeks trial. However, the temperamental rebels have now taken a huff and broken off contact with De Mistura altogether, as he has failed to render unto them Bashar’s head. Thus, the whole deal is naturally a non-starter and, with the interfering UN now sidelined, there… Read more »
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bowl me over with a feather

Giving credit where it’s due: Thanks Mentat…

CHEVI789
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Nice to see you are taking your meds and making you sane even for a minute, told you, take the pink ones not the red.

Anonymous
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I watched an interview with Bashar Al Assad on youtube. He was asked does Syria support Hisbollah? He said: “We dont support Hisbollah, we support there cause.” What does he mean by that?

CHEVI789
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He means he supports anyone against the tyrant west, just remember, Hezbollah even fought with the SAA and won, sorry to say but the SAA wasn’t that good as HA before, now most are equal to them, but sad to say some are just not that war experienced or just don’t have the knack.

Jason
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Basically he supports them if they continue to oppose Israel, on the other hand he does not share their ideology or political views. He mentions that Hezbollah never tried to impose itself on Lebanese society by force as terrorists do and that Hezbollah is free to advocate whatever system it wants as long as it does not impose. Hardly the sign of a Hezbollah/Iranian fanatic. This is what he says officially but if you were to know his views privately i’m certain that it would shock many on here who are too credulous in their belief that Assad is inseparable… Read more »
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It seems this statement was not recent, but part of an interview from 2003 which includes the quote, “Simply speaking, we don’t support Hezbollah; we support it politically. We don’t give it money or armament …” Whether true at the time or [more likely] not, his public position on this must have changed in the meantime, as Syria has openly claimed credit for assisting Hezbollah with weapons to repel the Israeli invasion of 2006, and is self-evidently supplying them whatever it takes to fight in Syria at present. If he were to repeat such a statement now, it would mean… Read more »
Jason
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It’s actually this interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3G4LrDSkuA&hl=en-GB&gl=SG

Begin at 26:41 when he speaks about Hezbollah.

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In this one from 2010 he’s back in his traditional mode of drawing long-winded semantic distinctions of no political significance in order to hedge around the question of supplying weapons for the armed Resistance against Israeli warcriminals. “If I support you it doesn’t mean I am like you, or that I agree with you. That means I believe in your cause, that’s the difference, maybe if we don’t have this cause maybe we have a different debate with them or a different relation[ship], but now they have this cause and we support the cause; we don’t support [the] organisation. We… Read more »
Anonymous
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What he says makes perfect sense to me.

Anonymous
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Political statements are all about half-truths, lies and propaganda anyway. If US is arming organeaters in Syria and nazi militias in Ukraine (indirect. and/or directly) why shouldn’t Syria be supporting Hezbollah..

Hezbollah seems like an apex of civilization compared to some US “allies” in the region, anyway.

Anonymous
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Well, I support the cause of resistance to occupation, but I am not personally sending money to Hezbollah. Maybe that’s what he meant ?

Mentat
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You are not a sovereign government, which is perfectly entitled under international law to materially support any legitimate resistance movement it pleases.

In such matters, hiding your light behind a bushel is counterproductive to an important collateral benefit, namely, setting a good example for others to follow.

And harsh language don’t stop an invaders all too real jackboots from stepping on your face.

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