With all the fighting in Iraq, people are forgetting Syria.  But, we haven’t.

Fighting reported here:  Jandool Roundabout, Maari’, Tal Qurraah, Huraytaan, Handaraat, Al-Mansoora, Khaan Al-‘Asal, Rasm Al-‘Abbood, Judayda, Kuwayris, Tal Rif’aat, Hayyaan, Daarat ‘Izza, Tal Jabeen, Baabeess, Shaykh Najjaar Industrial Zone, Layramoon, Al-Muslimiyya, Dhahrat ‘Abed Rabbuh, Al-Shaykh Sa’eed, Al-Raashideen, Al-Zahraa`, Qaadhi ‘Askar, Karm Al-Muyassar (warehouse destroyed), Al-Marja, Bustaan Al-Qassr, Bustaan Al-Baashaa, Al-‘Uwayja, Al-Na’naa’iy Lands.

Al-‘Azeeziyya:   An attack on an air defense base was foiled and 12 confirmed terrorist carcasses were counted.  The attack was half-hearted and was detected well before it started.


Sultaaniyya near Palmyra:  To the north.  Skirmishing.

Between Al-Sultaaniyya and West SalaamOn the highway, aircraft struck a van with terrorist vultures inside and killed all 8.

South Al-Shindaakhiyya and West Al-Shindaakhiyya: (All in the eastern province SAA eradicates 2 nests of terrorists.  No details.

West Al-Bayaaraat:  An attack on a civilian area with 2 Toyota pickups and launchers from the Saudi Arabia.

Fighting here: West Salaam, ‘Unq Al-Hawaa, Al-Qaryatayn,

Al-Rastan: At the Al-Ghajar Gas Station near Al-Balloor Restaurant, 6 terrorists were killed and a pickup with 23mm cannon destroyed.

Al-Rastan:  On Shalhoob Road and east of Al-Mustafaa Mosque.  Fighting with no details.

Al-Rastan:  Near the Town Sports Arena and Playing Field at the Electricity Company Roundabout.  Fighting with police and terrorists.  No details.

Hawsh Al-Taaleb: Near the New Mosque, 5 terrorists were killed and 5 taken prisoner.

  • Muhammad Al-Koosaa
  • Mansoor Shihaab
  • ‘Aatallah Al-Noori

The other 2 were not identified.

Mas’ada: Attack on checkpoint failed. No details.

الجيش السوري يتقدم في جسرين ويدمر أوكاراً للإرهابيين في مزارع النشابية

Tal Daww at the South Entrance.  Skirmish with no details.

Ayn Hussayn and Al-‘Aamiriyya in Talbeesa area:  Skirmishing.  4 terrorists confirmed killed.

Khirbat Sahreej and Khirbat Juraad southwest of Al-Qusayr:  Weapons and ammo galore seized by SAA and NDF.  The number killed is 14 and wounded prisoners are over 25.  I have no names.

South Ruhoom Village:  An attempted encroachment into the town of Maksar Al-Hisaan in the eastern rural area was a disaster for the heat-struck jackals of the Nusra group.  I have no terrorist-stats.

Jabooreen in the Talbeesa area:  2 trucks with weapons and ammunition were completely destroyed.  The smoke could be seen from 50 kms away.  Many terrorists killed, but, Wael could not get any details today.



Start to laugh your heads off with this hilarious article article about Mosul. The “opposition is so desperate”:

This is worth a look since it mentions our experience in Syria with the NDF and the fact that the “opposition” propaganda has become unctuous at best:

Iran’s take on how ISIS was established:


WILE E. COYOTE MOMENT: (Thanks, Anonymous)

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a car bomb in homs today. the rebels still appear to have a presence ? though such things make the people hate the terrorists more. they are their own worst enemies

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I thought: no post today. Luckily i was wrong. And never think i will forget about Syria when things got heeded up in Iraq to. Very challenging situation though with now Iran offering military assistance to Maliki. That will be fun, the americans and iranians helping the one and same guy. Might i ask a question. You post about an attack in the surrounding of Safira. I thought that erea and villages nearby were all under full SAA control and hence save. Are there still some pockets left or did they sneak behind the lines. Needless to say that Aleppo… Read more »

Frank Reitzenstein
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I never forget about Nigeria, Somalia, Iraq, Libya, Ukraine, not the unemployed people in Spain who sleep in their parent’s kitchen after foreclosure.

I hear that our Aussie boys may be on their way to help Assad.

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