Syrian Army Advances in Aleppo, Lattakia

Local Editor

The terrorist organizations are losing more of their members, including groups’ leaders as the Syrian army units continue operations against their positions, backed by the air force.


The terrorist leader of the so-called “Liwaa al-Nassr” group, who is named Aqil Jumaa, and four of his fellows were killed in a special army operation in the surroundings of al-Kouz Mountain in the northern countryside of Lattakia province, a military source said on Sunday.


The army’s air force targeted ISIL sites and fortified positions in the villages of Ein al-Jamajmeh, Eisheh, Nejarah, Sarhan and Jeb al-Qahwa in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province.

The military source confirmed to SANA Sunday that a number of ISIL centers were destroyed in the airstrikes, along with vehicles.

The source added that the army units targeted gatherings of ISIL terrorists and destroyed their machinegun-equipped vehicles in Rasm al-Kama village, Deir Hafer town and Manbej city, 90 km northeast of Aleppo city.

In the southern and western countryside of the province, the army’s air force hit positions for al-Nusra Front (Qaeda branch in the Levant) terrorists in the villages of al-Mansourah and al-Misherfeh, while an army unit targeted gatherings of terrorists in Daret Izza city.

In Aleppo city, the army units targeted terrorists’ sites in the neighborhoods of al-Sheikh Lutfi, al-Ramouseh, Salah Eddin, al-Rashidin, al-Fardous and al-Salehin, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons and mortar launchers.


Intensive army airstrikes were launched on terrorists’ sites in the villages of Kafr Zita, al-Latamneh and Atshan in the northern countryside of the central Hama province.

A number of centers and vehicles carrying weapons and ammunition were destroyed and terrorists, mostly from al-Nusra, were killed in the airstrikes.

Meanwhile, field sources told SANA that 6 vehicles and 2 command centers belonging to terrorists from “Jund al-Aqsa” and “Al-Izza Battalions and Brigades Gathering” were destroyed in army operations in al-Latamneh town.

A terrorist leader named Mohammad Ibrahim al-Rayyes and 7 of his group’s members were killed in the operations, according to the sources.

At least 2 terrorists, named Khalil al-Tayyeb and Ibrahim al-Barazi, were killed in an army operation on the outskirts of Kafr Zita town, and four Jund al-Aqsa terrorists onboard a vehicle hit by the army were killed in al-Zakat village.

In the countryside of the neighboring Idleb province, the army units destroyed three vehicles, centers and depots for Jaish al-Fateh group on the outskirts of Sarmin town, killing at least 10 terrorists.


Several ISIL centers were destroyed in army airstrikes in Mhein town its mountain and al-Qaryatain city in the southeastern countryside of Homs province.

A number of vehicles with machine guns mounted on them were destroyed in the airstrikes.

ISIL terrorists also suffered heavy losses in army airstrikes that hit their sites in al-Hayal mountain in Palmyra western countryside.

Other positions and hideouts for ISIL terrorists were destroyed in Khneifis town, 70km south of Palmyra city.

In the northeastern countryside of Homs province, a number of terrorists were killed or injured and their vehicles, some of which loaded with arms, were destroyed in army airstrikes in Izz Eddin town near the border with Hama province.

The army’s air force destroyed hideouts, positions and vehicles equipped with various machineguns belonging to al-Nusra terrorists in Teir Maala and Jawalak in Homs northern countryside.


An army unit carried out concentrated operations against terrorists’ gatherings in Daraa al-Mahta neighborhood in Daraa.

During the operations, a command center and vehicles along with all terrorists inside them were destroyed to the south of Zanobia School. Terrorists’ fortified positions to the east of the Nursing School, the National Hospital and Busra Square were also destroyed.

Another army unit killed 6 terrorists in the southern side of al-Manshia neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad area.


An army unit clashed with terrorists at the entrance of Wakm village in the northwest countryside of Suwaida.

Terrorists suffered heavy losses during the clashes while others were fled away towards al-Lujat area.


Syrian forces purge Lattakia’s border with Turkey of al-Nusra mercenary-terrorists


The Syrian Arab Army announced on Friday that its troops alongside popular forces have not left any safe place for the militants of al-Nusra Front in the mountainous regions in the Northern parts of Lattakia province bordering Turkey after weeks of clashes and mop-up operations.

The army said that the Syrian government forces won all battles against the al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front North of Lattakia near the border with Turkey.

“Al-Nusra as one of the strongest terrorist group in Syria has withdrawn from its strongholds near the border with Turkey,” the army source added.

12 December 2015 ~ The Syrian army made great advances in Lattakia mountains near the border with Turkey where it found Turkey-supplied food supplies in the positions taken from the Nusra Front terrorist group.

The Syrian government forces’ anti-terrorism operations in Lattakia have always been backed up by the Russian warplanes since September 30.

On Thursday, the Russian fighter jets intensified their airstrikes on positions of the Takfiri militants in the Coastal Province of Lattakia, leaving a group of terrorists dead.

A large group of terrorists were killed and injured in Russian airstrikes on militants’ positions in Jabal al-Turkman (Turkman Mountain) and Jabal al-Akrad (Al-Akrad Mountain) in the Northern part of Lattakia.

R E L A T E D :

Lattakia- Kassab Highway

under Full Control of Syrian Army

The Syrian Army and its allies are now in a good supplying position in the coastal province of Lattakia after they brought the strategic Lattakia-Kassab highway under their control, military sources said Saturday.

The sources said that after 3 years of closure the Syrian government forces reopened Lattakia-Kassab highway.

“The recapture of Turkmen mountain (Jabal al-Turkmen) by the Syrian forces played a significant role in reopening the highway,” the military source further added.

Earlier reports said that the militant groups withdrew from one of the tops of al-Koz mountain and Height 713 in the Northern side of al-Khdra village after the Russian fighter jets bombed their positions and the government forces broke through their defense lines.

The militant groups left behind scores of dead and wounded members and fled the battlefields.

Fars News Agency
Fars News Agency
Video from battlefield by Syriaalikhbaria2
Maps from Wikimapia by SyrianPatriot
Submitted by Cem Ertür 
War Press Info Network at:

Related Articles

River to Sea Uprooted Palestinian   

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Blog!


Source Article from

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes