The Syrian brigadier general Suheil al-Hassan, known for his loyalty to Russia, has been displeasing Moscow of late, writes the Mada Post, citing the Syrian opposition news site Zaman Al-Wasl. According to the article, the elite Tiger Forces under al-Hassan’s control have failed to make any significant progress in Syria’s Hama province, despite considerable support…

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Tiger Forces have secured the village of Qasabiyah, located north of the town of Kafr Budah in northwestern Hama. Units of the SAA and the Tiger Forces entered Qasabiyah on June 3 after a series of clashes with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of…

In the morning of May 10, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) jihadists and their allies launched a surprise attack on positions recently captured by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the northern and northwestern Hama countryside. The rebels managed to enter the town of Kafr Nabudah, which was captured by the SAA earlier this week, in…

Al-Sawa front between the army and ISIS Syrian government forces have restored control of the Hatil Dam near the administrative border between al-Suwayda and Rif Dimashq after brief clashes with ISIS terrorists. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has also repelled an attack by ISIS on its positions in Khirbat Abu Khashabeh in the al-Safa area….

The Syrian military has continued redeploying its elite forces from the southern part of the country to the contact line with forces of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) and other militant groups in southern Idlib and northern Latakia. Last weekend, several units of the 4th Armoured Division, armed with battle tanks, rocket launchers and…

On August 16, militant groups operating in western Syria declared the villages of Banes, Birnah, al-Ottomania, Hwair al-Eis, Tell Bajir, Judiydah, Zummar and Jizrea in southwestern Aleppo part of a “military zone” and ordered civilians to leave the area within 48 hours. Additionally, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and…

While a fully-fledged reconciliation agreement between the Damascus government and local militants in southern Syria has not been reached yet, government forces have continued their operation in the area. On June 30, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the Tiger Forces and their allies liberated the villages of al-Musayfirah, Sahwat Al-Qamih, Karak, Ghariyat al-Gharbiyah and Ghariyat…

On June 29, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) 4th Division, backed by the Russian Aerospace Forces, captured the hill of Zumaytiyah and the nearby air defense base west of the city of Daraa following heavy clashes with the Free Syrian Army (FSA), according to the Hezbollah media wing in Syria. A source in the 4th…

Intensive negotiations are under way between the United States, Russia, Israel and Jordan to prevent the conflict from becoming international on the eve of a vast offensive by Syrian Loyalist forces to reclaim the Deraa region on the border with Jordan and Israel. This region, mostly in rebel hands, is the subject of a ceasefire…

Government Forces Advance In Ein Tarma, Repel Militant Attack South Of Douma On March 20, Syrian government forces advanced on positions of Faylaq al-Rahman and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) in the area of Ein Tarma in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta. According to pro-government sources, units of the Republican Guard, the Tiger…