Syrian Army Kicks Off Military Operation In Daraa To Subdue Local Fighters (Videos, Photos)

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Syrian Army Kicks Off Military Operation In Daraa To Subdue Local Fighters (Videos, Photos)

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Early on July 29, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a military operation to enter and secure Daraa al-Balad, the southern part of Daraa city.

The operation, which is being led by the elite 4th Division, is meant to subdue former rebels in Daraa al-Balad, who sabotage a recent agreement with Syrian authorities. The agreement was reached last week following lengthy talks sponsored by Russia.

In the very first hours of the attacks, SAA troops managed to secure the outskirts of Daraa al-Balad. The decision to storm the area is yet to be taken. Currently, the army is shelling posts occupied by local gunmen.


The operation led to a backlash by former rebels in different parts of Daraa. Gunmen captured several checkpoints and posts from the army in the towns of Tafas, Saida, Kiheel, Om al-Miathin, Elnaymah, al-Hrak, Mlaiha al-Garbiah, Mlaiha al-Sharqiah, al-Taebah, Jasim, Inkhil and Dael. The gunmen also blocked the strategic Damascus-Daraa highway.

Syrian Army Kicks Off Military Operation In Daraa To Subdue Local Fighters (Videos, Photos)

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According to the Horan Free League, a total of 70 Syrian service members were captured during the attacks. The gunmen also seized a T-55 battle tank, a truck-mounted 12,7 mm heavy machine gun and some ammunition.

The army responded to the attacks with artillery fire. As a result, several gunmen were killed, including Mouaz al-Zoubi, a former rebel commander who was wanted by the government for a number of crimes.

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The situation in Daraa may escalate further in the upcoming few hours. Many in the governorate are calling for a “new rebellion” against government forces.

Syrian Army Kicks Off Military Operation In Daraa To Subdue Local Fighters (Videos, Photos)

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Syrian Army Kicks Off Military Operation In Daraa To Subdue Local Fighters (Videos, Photos)

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The SAA will not likely end its operations before subduing former rebels and implementing tight security measures in Daraa al-Balad.

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The Objective

So the Russian-sponsored agreements fail again.
Those rebels need help. The U.S and Turkey should step in. Assad must never be allowed to rule Syria again – at least not in peace. When Russia incurs enough financial and human losses, they’ll be serious with negotiations to end the war. Turkey must double down in Idlib. Provide anti-aircraft systems to rebels to raise the cost for Russia. America has disappointed with the Patriot. Hisars must take over as soon as they come online. Effective anti-aircraft systems is what will end the war. If enough Russian planes are blown out of the sky, Putin will reconsider the wisdom of continuing the war. Up till now, the cost has been bearable for Russia.
Turkey should also consider arming the Idlib rebels with precision missiles like Iran does the Shiite terrorists.

Last edited 2 months ago by The Objective
rafik

If US supply Anti aricraft to rebels to target Russia plane . so then same thing will happen to US fighter plane in altanaf and SDF held Area Russia Anitcraft missile is cheaper then American Fighter plane. the loss for American force will be more expensive then Russia. so dont tease russian bear. Russia is waiting for US to so that mistake.

Chess Master

Yeah they will bring more SU-24 and S-300

Peter Wallace

Is this a synopsis of a comedy play you are writing. It is really funny but could do with improvement

Peter Jennings

Your dreaming. It will never happen, just as the US ‘no-fly’ zone over Syria never happened.
Because of that, all the terrorists sent there by the US and nato poodles won’t make it.
One cannot have an invasion without air superiority. Even Hitler knew that.
By the way, how is the fuhrer?

rafik

This what you get if you try and make peace with terriost .Now Russia and SAA come to it sense and bring all this terriost to it knees and take all thier weopeons. and bring all terriost to grave. Reconcliation in Daraa is failed strategy . By Rusia and syria