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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:15 P.M.) – Following the liberation of two villages earlier in the day, the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) seasoned Tiger Forces capitalized on their momentum by taking control of two additional villages.

With SAA tanks on the roll along the strategic M4 highway en route to Jirah Airbase, government forces seized full control over the villages of Al-Mashrafah and Qaysumah along with the Tall Mahdum hill on Tuesday evening.

Notably, the SAA has now entered the Maskanah Plains and surrounded Jirah Airbase from three flanks. This airport has not been under SAA control since February, 2013.

In 2017 alone, counter-insurgency operations in rural Aleppo have seen the SAA’s elite assault troops liberate nearly 250 villages from the Islamic State.

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Student currently living in Denmark. Special focus on news from Syria, MENA map-making and strategical military analysis.

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It is so nice to see the rabbits running in the fields. I enjoy so much 🙂
Unfortunetaly, there are inedibles for the humans : to dangerous 🙁 But the dogs will be happy 🙂

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Great. IMHO the IS has to withdraw to Raqqa. The supply lines are threatened. Close supply by SAA and further away by SDF.

p.s. IS needs more than a defensive victory to reverse this situation.