FIERCE BATTLE FOR RAMOUSEH ARTILLERY BASE AND INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT IN ALEPPO, MEANWHILE THE SAA ADVANCED IN LATTAKIA AND WEST GHOUTA

By Canthama “Exclusive to SyrPer”

 

Aleppo:

The last two days have been very challenging in the western front, a combined force of many terrorist factions have launched a “all at once” attack toward the Ramouseh corridor. This is on going battle so events are fluid.

It is important to understand the dynamics of this attack, the strategy has been to storm from both sides of the corridor, west-east-west, aiming to break the siege and with that cutting the western supply route to 1.5 million Syrians inside Aleppo, leaving only the eastern supply route newly opened at Al Mallah/Bani Zayd.

The terrorists’s offensive has started 7 days ago and managed to penetrate quickly toward the corridor, but it found hard to cross the artillery base defensive lines. That changed yesterday when the terrorists used multiple VBEIDs to storm the perimeter of the base. After 5 hours of fierce fighting the terrorists retreated after reporting very large casualties, but after few hours a second wave attacked late in the night and this time quickly advanced inside the military base complex, where in few hours they managed to hold positions inside the Armament College, the Ramouseh Artillery and Academy bases, while it seems, by early morning, the new front line has been settled between the Artillery base and the Airforce Technical Division.

 

 

Late at night, the Syrian High Command has taken the decision to divert large forces from the nearby fronts to counter the terrorists offensive and to push them back toward the previous front line, among them it was reported that the Tiger Forces have arrived sometime in morning while a large convoy sent from Al Hadher, southern Aleppo, was already engaging the enemy at the Airforce Technical Division, it seems the High Command decision proved decisive after all.

Map credit to Peto Lucem @PetoLucem

 

By midday, the terrorists inside eastern Aleppo have started their offensive east-west in other to force the split in the Syrian and allies forces and to speed up cutting the Ramouseh supply route connecting with the fellow terrorists that were at the time inside the Artillery base. At that moment in time, many media channels were releasing news that the siege has been broken, many maps popped up and hundreds of tweets celebrating the terrorists supposed achievement.

But, the reality was very different, while the terrorists’s supporters were celebrating their supposed victory, some Syrian and Lebanese TV channels were reporting life from the Ramouseh roundabout, a place the terrorists were claiming to be captured, besides, maybe unknown to the internet terrorist’s “cheer leaders” the attack from the besieged Aleppo was dying out under wave after wave of air attacks and Syrian forces unquestionable resistance, more attack waves are expected at anytime though.

Not one hour later, after most of the Syrian and allied reinforcements were engaging the enemy, the terrorists offensive lines started to break down one by one. At that moment the Syrian forces and allies have managed to take most of the Artillery Base back and partially the Armament College. The battle continues fiercely with the terrorists losing momentum, most likely we will see few more multiple VBIEDs used to hold the Syrian and allied forces counter offensive, as well as maybe a 3rd wave of attacks during the night. At the moment the losses are unknown from both sides, though it is recognized that the terrorists have sustained a very heavy blow, both in fighters and hardware.

A long night ahead for the Syrians in Aleppo as the battle promises to continue non stop. 

 

Map credit to Military Advisor @miladvisor, best representing the battle map at the time of this article

 

Lattakia: 

Since yesterday a major offensive has started aiming to liberate the key village of Kinsibba, during the day on Friday, the Shillif Castle was under control, while late at night the news arrived that the Desert Hawks, Sea Commandos, NDF and SAA have reportedly regained control of Qal’at Toubal, Wadi Basour and Talet Hussein, thus asserting fire control over Kinsibba. It is imperative to the allied forces to control Ain al Qantara when Kinsibba is liberated, or a counter attack is very likely.

 

Damascus: West Ghouta

In the past 3 days, some two square Kilometres were liberated inside Darayya, in what it seems the fastest advance in this dense urban area in the past 5 years. The terrorists inside Darayya have rejected surrendering and reconciliation a dozen times, and with limited food and ammo it seems the will continue to lose ground at the same pace.

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In five years of war the Syrian Arab Army has never let the people down.

They won`t let them down at Ramouseh, of that I am sure.

Go SAA!

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thank you I was waiting your news hours after hours, reading the latest news from all the sources.
SAA and syrian people will win this great battle as the battle of Neretva when the great maresciallo Tito delete the bridge at his shoulder so no retreat where possible. Win or Die and yugoslavia won.
No more retrat is allowed in Aleppo and Syria will win.

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Syrian reporter from Ramousah roundabout denying reports of Jihadists capturing it

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Though the situation continues to be wide open with both sides gathering strength for a longer battle, the arrival of many Hezbollah fighters and the Tiger Forces during the day is a sign of he commitment from the allied forces with the best Elite troops on the frontline. The Hezbollah group is the same that fought in Qusayr, Qalamoun campaign and most recently in East Ghouta at the Dayr as Safir cauldron. I continue to recommend caution, this has been a very tough night to the Syrian soldiers and much more is expected tonight and in the next few days,… Read more »

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Evaluating by the intense activity of the terrorist propaganda specialists here in Syrian Perspective, I come to the conclusion that this is the reliable source of information on Syrian war. Why should this specialists care about a meaningless site?

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Ziad, the situation is extremely fluid – please try your best to give timely updates,…

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Thanks Canthama for the report, I must say though, we here do enjoy when they refuse to surrender, means only one thing: MEAT GRINDER BABY! Good riddance to filthy jew paid rubbish.

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Thanks Canthama. Great update. We are all following events closely. This is a must win, do-or-die situation. The terrorists are throwing everything they have into it and the SAA, Hezbollah and resistance are responding. Thankfully the Russian AF is involved in close support, but it’s too bad they can’t use the choppers. Damn NATO criminals. It is a meat grinder for the rats and they will be worn down over time. Even if they capture territory, they can’t hold it in the long run. Syrian and Russian Air Force will annihilate them. God bless SAA and the resistance. May victory… Read more »

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This from Al Manar on the ongoing intense combat inside Aleppo, corroborating Canthama’s report:

http://english.almanar.com.lb/adetails.php?eid=281203&cid=23&fromval=1&frid=23&seccatid=20&s1=1

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the vermins of italian TV are singing Aleppo siege was broken.

Russian army is as Usa army : coward, they are able in fighting only with enemies are cannot hit them.
No problem, only Syria save Syria SOLO LA SIRIA SALVA LA SIRIA! The brave SAA wil show to all the world, they can resist and win alone,ù
Ga SAA!!

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A concern I have been having for few days was that the insistent attacks toward the artillery base and 1070 were somehow a diversion so the besieged group inside Aleppo could hit harder on their front against smaller contingent of Syrian forces, based on the terrorists from inside Aleppo gains today it may that it was their intention all along to draw most of the Syrian troops closer to the base vs the industrial sector, this is now by far the weakest point and breach may happen through it, but I doubt if it happens will last long.

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No way can the enemy sustain this front without secured and uninterrupted logistical support from the rear areas. The SAAF and RuAF is preventing the ability of the rats to replace lost men and equipment. The massive allied fire power (artillery, missiles, mortars) that is being directed at this narrow and confined front will eventually weaken and exhaust the enemy making their positions untenable to hold and keep. The tide of battle will shift quickly and convincingly leading to a general rout of the enemy. Time is on the side of the SAA and their allies. Keep faith and trust… Read more »

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Left Dissatisfied, Disappointed by Washington, Syrian Rebels Turn to Russia Syrian rebels who were trained and equipped by the US now blame Washington for betraying them and not honoring agreements to pay them to fight in Syria; they’re now searching for “other options on the table” and thinking of “transferring of loyalties from Washington to Moscow”, according to the US-based news website The Daily Beast http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160806/1043994952/stria-rebels-us-russia.html The US-backed Syrian rebels, trained and armed by Washington, are now blaming their patrons for betrayal. The leader of one of one of Pentagon-backed brigades stationed in the Syrian Governorate of Aleppo has revealed… Read more »

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Yes…. but we are going to see very soon that Nusra got a new present of twenty tanks and seven BMP courtesy of the apresurated retreat .Depot munitions and oil . Their offensive is not going to finish here , they will continue to the shout-east with the best units of EAS in the north …their new “key position” industrial Rashideen is much more protective for them if they are going to be attacked from air . EAS is in serious trouble . 4ª should not stay in Layramoun , and tired Tigers too , Hezbolla and Desert falcons need… Read more »

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Thanks Canthama for the ray of hope. I couldn’t help but watch the situation in Aleppo all day long, mostly on Twitter feeds. All kind of emotions came during the day with all the contradictory news. Biggest rage was when a concert of MSM cheerly announced the end of the “siege”, pretending the rats are brave rebels fighting against Assad and Putin personally. I almost threw up. Who gave the vermin the man-pads? Who are planning that huge offensive of rodents? It’s certainly a coincidence that Kerry said that if Dr. Assad is still in power on Aug. 1st, there… Read more »

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1) Losing to Russia in Syria, Washington Bombs Libya – link to Strategic Culture

Excerpt: “The US air strikes on Libya this week mark a major escalation of American overseas military operations. A Pentagon spokesman said,the air campaign would continue indefinitely in support of the UN-backed unity government in Tripoli against Islamic State (IS) jihadists.”

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4) Battle for Aleppo: Al-Nusra Rebels Storm Artillery Base, Claim to Break Siege – link to Sputnik

Excerpt: “The battle for Aleppo appears to have taken a turn for the worst with ‘moderate’ rebel groups including al-Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham seizing an artillery base and reportedly cracking a passageway to the city of Aleppo although the Islamist terrorists continue to suffer heavy casualties.”

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5) Report from 1 hour ago & 2 Minutes ago. #SAA #SyrianArmy #SouthernAleppo #Ramouseh – link to twitter

Excerpt: “This is from Ivan Sidorenko’s feed. Wait for other [reliable] sources for conformation, if need be.”

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Get a grip, people.

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Will the gates be opened from the inside to regime held areas of the city? It happened before in mid 2012 when Mohammad Mufleh former regime intelligence operative coordinated rebel passageways into the city which before that time was free of any fighting. Look out.

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VICHY FRENCHIE TERROR-ENABLER BAILED UP BY SYRIAN OLYMPIAN CHARMER “Hollande très embarrassé après avoir été interpellé par une représentante de la délégation Syrienne aux Jeux Olympiques de Rio.La jeune femme a saisi cette occasion pour dire qu’elle était fiére et honorée de représenter la Syrie Laïque du Président Bachar al Assad.” * * * * * * “Hollande very embarrassed after being arrested [sic] by a representative of the Syrian delegation to the Olympic games in Rio. The young woman has seized this opportunity to say that she was proud and honoured to represent secular Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad.” https://www.facebook.com/ChantsSacresArrameen/photos/a.115019165331361.22468.114998852000059/643920559107883/?type=3

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We are going to win this battle and this war, against all odds. Syrians, Lebanese, Iranians and Russians, strong faithful and united, with all the people of good will of the world. As always, honour and glory to the fallen heroes and the fighting lions of the Syrian Arab Army, Hezbollah, Pasdaran and the Russian Army. Never lose faith! You are the light of the future generations, and you will never be forgotten! Ila al-abad!

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Nato tried to kill disobeying Erdogan in the coup and missed two times.
The first was a friendly visit by an assassination team but he wasn’t home.
The second was a fighter jet that pursued Erdogan’s plane but couldn’t fire because he ran out of fuel:

https://www.rt.com/news/354685-erdogan-assassination-f16-refuel/

Looks like God saved the sultan’s ass and might have a job for him to do, not that Ergy knows that.

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Report from Al Alam, http://en.alalam.ir/news/1847365 This guy is the manager of Al Alam in Syria, he is reporting from Aleppo , business is as usual, the goon hacked this site and shut it down yesterday, it is back on Air. Knew a businessman in Aleppo, met him in Thailand he was buying Korean car parts in Bangkok, he was partially blind I helped him around, I just remembered him and found his business card, rang his Mobile phone, and answered, he is Sunni and former army office, not taking side with any one, he told me there is heavy Russian… Read more »

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KENNEDY: US ‘WANTS TO OVERTHROW DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED SYRIAN GOV’T’ If you want to listen to a short rundown of the perfidy of Western tyrants towards Syria, here is Robert F. Kennedy Junior speaking to Radio Sputnik about all the coups and assassination attempts beginning with the ejection of Syria’s first democratically-elected president, Shukri Qatly — in 1949! This, after Syrians fought against the Vichy-Nazi French colonial power alongside the Allies in WW II! Talk about a stab in the back. Qatly was back in their face, after 6 years. This time the demonic Dulles brothers’ second attempt, using the tool… Read more »

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I try like one poster suggested to just check the progress of the fighting one day a week. It saves my blood pressure from going too high and I avoid making a lot of stupid comments or predictions based on incomplete or false information. I will be stoned for saying this but I wish that the western news services, all of them including NBC and CBS had news people “imbeded” with the SAA like the US did in Iraq with its army. . Living in the US we were able to get nightly reports of the progress of our men… Read more »

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In my mind,this battle shows one of two things about the Russians and their Air Force:
Either the Russians sold the Syrians to the Saudis and Americans,or their airforce is truly impotent and unable of inflicting damage on a 5-10 k terrorists in an open field.These terrorists had freedom of movement,moving around tanks and troops over an entire week.
Either way, the Russians are finished as a big power.
The Syrians should find a solution for the war that doesn’t include the Russians.

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Hillary, Queen of War: The Road Map Ahead It all starts with a Wahhabi-Zionist lovefest. http://sputniknews.com/columnists/20160804/1043937453/hillary-clinton-war-queen.html The Saudi Foreign Ministry was forced to go on a non-denial denial overdrive about a visit to Israel on July 22 by a delegation led by retired Gen. Anwar Eshki. Eshki happens to be close to Saudi intel superstar and onetime close Osama bin Laden pal Prince Turki bin Faisal, who recently met in the open with former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) generals Yaakov Amidror and Amos Yadlin. While in Israel, Eshki met with Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold, and Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai,… Read more »

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Marshal Mikhail Tolstyk (Givi) view:

Making a last stand is usually glorious and heroic and makes for good stories, but from a military point of view, its usually not smart. If SAA fell back it was because there is no point sacrificing men they lost the initiative, they can fall back and plan a counter attack.

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I see that those who blame Russia are in numbers here … well …
When you see some of those videos released by rebels ( when they cross the plains ), you can clearly see a miserable mismanagement of SAA. Whoever was in charge of artillery base defense should be dismissed immediately for incompetence.

It is wiser to learn from own mistakes than blaming others.

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Hopefully these 2 rumors will materialize:

1. Russia is preparing to step up the aerial component over the skies of Aleppo
2. Tiger Brigade and Hezbollah has entered the fray in force.

and reverse the misfortune/incompetence of battle for Aleppo.

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Short term strategic, military thinking is a spur of the moment thing and firmly rooted in years of experience and training/drills/etc. Syria doesn’t need a range of ‘Hamburger Hills.’ It needs well thought out attack and defense contingency plans. One of the main problems I can think of, is the varied amount of Syrian Allies and the command structure involved to keep the machine going. Setting up solid defense perimeters around areas that need to be defended is a given, but it seems to be lacking in too many cases. However, from a long term strategic plan pov, the enemy… Read more »

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From video I have seen, I hardly remember such incompetence, SAA have performed when protecting artilery base. They knew, that attack was comming, they new, from where. SAA leadership had excellent chance to kill huge numbers of enemy warriors concentrated on tiny piece of land. Instead of that, the base was empty, with a few disorganised infantrymen running around in panic. No mines, no heavy machine gun fire, no snipers, no heavy artilery bombing the head of jihadist attack. Jihadists walked standing like in park through the base. No trenches full of soldiers, digged tanks, heavy machinegun nests. No remotedly… Read more »

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Without Hezb and Russian air support they would be toast. Also not forget IRGC
sniper and kornet training.
Most of the SAA are bunch of hillbillies rounding around like heedless chicken.
Thanks God for Hezbollah fighters and Iran – Russia logistics.

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It’s very suspicious that there are those suicide car bombs coming out of nowhere. I noticed in the past that some of the alleged car bombs are in reality air-strikes (drone missiles or gravitational bombs with GPS guidance and dropped from tens of kilometers afar). Russkies would know, but they may not tell. They lie and work with USA. This ridiculous excuse about not using helicopters, because terrorists got some Iglas or Stingers, says a lot. Don’t the Russkies brag about their counter-measures? Why don’t use helicopters flying very low or hiding behind objects, buildings? So why don’t they react… Read more »

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Liwa al-Mu’tasim Brigade said they were thinking of “transferring their loyalty” from Washington to Moscow, because Uncle Sam was no longer paying enough. Likewise Israel making signs, if Uncle Sam doesn’t pay extra $billions we are thinking of “transferring our loyalty” to Uncle Boris.

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forget the ruskies, forget us-russia coop and other things you cannot influence in any meaningfull way. Do YOUR best. Dig a trench for a change. Ask the guy in Deir Ezzor how these things are done. He obviously is more effective is this type of warfare. Being Lazy and ill prepared costs lives. A simple wide trench around the artillery base would make it a lot harder for “rebels” to infiltrate and VBIED to reach the base. From all I’ve seen the position was ill prepared despite the prior knowledge (and announcment by the rebels) of whitch the target was.… Read more »

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Video of terrorists opening besieged Aleppo

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ALEPPO: A series of updates on Canthama’s post…. 1. Anti-Assad forces have completed the takeover of the artillery base with the capture of the Air Force technical college. They have also expanded beyond the base, capturing cement factory and fertilizer plant near Ramouseh, as well as advancing inside the town. 2. They have also expanded their control over part of the southern ring road near Ramouseh, effectively cutting movement of Syrian military and allies. 3. The Tiger Forces have not redeployed for a counter-offensive, according to Leith Fadel. They are continuing to hold positions north of Aleppo city. 4. “Terrorist… Read more »

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To brighten the day,at least we recaptured Kinsibba:

Urgent❗️ | #SAA reportedly recaptured #Kinsba #Kinsibba in NE #Latakkia CS ?? #Syria24 http://fb.me/78eozY0GJ

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Hassan Ridha via Twitter:
Reports that Hezbollah’s “Radwan Regiment/Division” have arrived in Aleppo, they are known for capture of Qusayr & other battles

Go HZB Go!

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Canthama

Your update please

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The SAA re-took: 1. Qusayr 2. City…yes entire city…of Homs. 3. Qalamoon region….entire region. 4. Palmyra. 5. The Iraqis have retaken Fallujah from ISIS. 6. The Iraqis have retaken other parts of Iraq from ISIS/Wahabis. So even if the artillery college were to temporarily fall back to Wahabis for 24 or 72 or 96 or more hours…it’s a pyrrhic victory as the amount of men and resources they are losing is draining them. This is basically the rebel’s last do-or-die fight. The last major battle for Syria. If Erdogan betrays Putin over Syria after Putin saved his ass from the… Read more »

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Thanks but how did it happen?
VBEIDs tactics have been employed for years and still SAA has no clue to counteract?
Then also how the rats could come that far beats my imagination when the whole area is low lying and they are exposed to artillery and air attacks. So where are the Russian spy planes and satellites?

How come their movements were not detected?

Methink a review of the high command is important as they don’t seem to be efficient

News from al Masdar and Southfront not good enough.

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Fog of War at the moment.

Just one mystery: Russian MOD has stated that Mi 8 chopper in Idlib downed by MANPAD and that rats have gotten many MANPADs for this offensive, resulting in no CAS from chopper and planes above 3500 m.
This weakens air support. Terrorist handlers have apparently considered this sufficient together with numerical superiority.

So if Russia knows this why don’t they counter and at least get in a wing or two of bombers/fighters?
Seems rather stupid..

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According to Al-Mayadeen 800 head choppers killed in the last 72 hours.

800 x 72 = 57600 virgins.