BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:50 A.M.) – Minutes ago, the Free Syrian Army and their allies stormed the Syrian Arab Army’s defenses in the northern Hama countryside, targeting their positions southeast of the densely populated Christian village of Mhardeh.

According to a report from the National Defense Forces (NDF) of Mhardeh, the Free Syrian Army and their allies stormed the Syrian Army’s defenses at Biju Hill, violating the nationwide ceasefire one hour after it commenced on Friday.

Syrian opposition activists claim that their forces have captured Biju Hill; however, this has not been confirmed by the National Defense Forces.

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This latest attack in northern Hama questions whether the Syrian opposition is really committed to this nationwide ceasefire deal that was put together by the Russian and Turkish governments earlier this week.

Based on the details released about this ceasefire, the only factions that are excluded from this nationwide agreement are the hardline jihadist groups like the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) and Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham (formerly Al-Nusra Front).

 

 

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  1. So much for this “ceasefire” lol… Assad is right, you can’t negotiate with terrorists or “moderate” terrorists for that matter. I just don’t understand what are Russians trying to achieve with these countless ceasefires!? Maybe they are just buying time or they just can’t afford long-term operations in Syria…

    • “I just don’t understand what are Russians trying to achieve with these countless ceasefires!?”
      => Let me tell you : he fucking knows what he’s doing! Now, I’m sorry, but it’d take too much time to explain and, not having access to the intel he has, I just can have suppositions that may be wrong but until now, I wasn’t. Anyway, he’s really doing what has to be done and I have to recognize I’m really impressed!

      “Maybe they are just buying time or they just can’t afford long-term operations in Syria…”
      => Russia is running on drills’ budget and BTW, they registered about 60x their expenses as orders to Rosoboronexport so the operation is of high benefit.

    • Actually this is game with rules. Negotiations were to prove that moder-opp’n is not controlled by Turkey. So whatever Turkey wants or say is to weigh up in the field. They do not cooperate with Erdy then they are daesh – the convergence point (handshaking condition) for Turkey and Russia.

  2. Fck Fck Fuuuuck!!! There ca be no quarter aginst this cockroaches. It only comes to my mind this “There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire” Gamal Abdel Nasser

  3. What you folks think is too simple. If it was that simple, Palmyra would not fall in 1 day, and if that was an accident, Palmyra should be regained by now.
    What Putin trying to do is also clear. He makes all states in this war to fight ISIS and not disorderly. Now, the process of ‘combing’ is going on. Some force, some pain, but result is nice.
    I personally hated turks recently yet but what they do now makes sense to me. It would be goodness for Turkey to quit NATO and ally with regional powers only but… Putin has to work harder for that.

    • Turkey is already out of NATO and allied with regional powers, even if it’s not official. As Japan, Italy and Nazi-Germany were allied, we have an evil axis between Doha, Riyadh and Ankara…

  4. In my opinion the situation is obviously extremely complex and yet the strategies of the US Coalition and Russia are diametrically opposed.

    The US and coalition base their strategy rigidly on their dreams.
    Russia and allies base their strategy on reality that is constantly changing.

    Reality in all wars tends to prevail.

    • Actually, there is NO US STRATEGY and there never was about Syria!
      Well, although, not totally : the strategy is pumping maximum money from some idiotic paranoid emirs and princes!
      Hey, just look at Qatar’s orders! 72 F-15 and 24 Rafales, more optional and I’m not counting choppers, cargos, trainers!
      Their Army is 10k with 2k for the air-force, there are 278k Qataris and 2.4M ppl in the country. You need at least a 20-25k manpower in your air-force to operate the orders they took! Now they have what? 12 Mirage-2000!!!!! Moreover, they have a serious USAF/RAF base, they’re fucking not under threat with it! Emir’s shitting in his pants about Iran while Iran’s military budget is ridiculous low!
      What many seem not to understand is that it’s NOT an US project!
      Was it and you’d have 50k USMC stationed in Syria, not just a few hundred SOFs helping SDF! And don’t worry about congress not wanting to vote for : you can be sure that if necessary, they’d sink one of their own ships in a false flag and it wouldn’t be the 1st time they’ve done it!

      • Dasehbag, you said “Was it and you’d have 50k USMC stationed in Syria, not just a few hundred SOFs helping SDF!”

        The vast majority of all the people in the US, including the Libtards, do not want US Grunt boots on the ground in any more fatuous wars that end up with many tens of thousands of US service men and and women who are disabled mentally and physically. The injured and the dead mostly come from ordinary families from all political and religious convictions.

        The majority of the American people distrust anything their Government says. As does most of the Western World does these days.

        I gave you a thumbs up as its Christmas 🙂