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BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:05 P.M.) – The Turkish-backed rebels continued their advance inside the strategic Afrin region of Aleppo, today capturing several areas from the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG).

Led by the Free Syrian Army’s Assoud Al-Sharqiyah and Faylaq Al-Sham factions, the Turkish-backed rebels captured the town of Omer Semo near the Khorouz Mountain of northeastern Afrin.

The Free Syrian Army would then capture several other areas near Omer Semo, including a number of hilltops.

Meanwhile, at the southwestern front of Afrin, the Turkish-backed rebels managed to repel the counter-offensive that was launched by the Kurdish forces at Jandaris city.

Following the YPG’s failed assault, the Turkish-backed rebels took control of Arshli and and its corresponding hilltop after advancing from Jandaris this afternoon.

As a result of today’s advance, the Turkish-backed rebels now control eight percent of the Afrin region, which is double what they controlled last week.

Below are several photos released by the Free Syrian Army from today’s battle:

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The Kurds should grant the central Assad government the rights that it has in a federation and stop fooling with the US.

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My friend, do you think that Kurds hold Turkey’s ‘army’ and terrorist for 23 days so far with out US support ?

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More serious support is needed and with Yankees willing to keep Turkey in NATO, it’s unlikely to happen from them.
Kurds in Afrin should look for Chinese and EU help…

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Looks very bad for the kurds.

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Kurds keep falling for the same US tricks. They always get betrayed in the end. Why haven’t they allied with Syria, China, Russia, Iran and Lebanon yet? Let’s go, negotiation time.

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Syrian army withdrew from Syrian Kurdistan, letting ISIS slaughter them, so they were betrayed by Syria first!
You should also inform yourself how Syria used to treat them, so don’t be surprised if they have ZERO trust into the Assad family…

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So, where are the S-200?
h, yeah, they’re affaired at teaming with Iranian UAVs to do some provocations on Israel instead of protecting Syria from the Turkish invaders!!!!

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PUPPETS VS PUPPETS