Profile image
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

ISIS update 4/20/2017…Iraqi PM pays visit to front line Western Mosul

Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:09
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Iraqi forces advance to heart of ISIS stronghold, capturing half of strategic neighbourhood

First aide to ISIS leader killed in Mosul

Iraqi PM pays visit to front line Western Mosul

Images from the Battle of Mosul | April 19th 2017 | Iraq

Satellite dishes return as Mosul reconnects to world

Syrian dictator Assad moves aircraft to Russian airbase

Thomas Friedman Advocates For Arming ISIS In Syria In NY Times Column

UN: Syrian bus convoy attack is a war crime

‘Horrific fate’: Attackers lured children ahead of bus blast in Syria – Aleppo attack witnesses

Syrian photographer who rescued child from Aleppo bus bombing speaks out

Russia delivers 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Syria

Rojava News: SDF capture 2 villages from IS after heavy battles

3,400 displaced families in north Aleppo in dire need of food and water

Jihadists get a bus ride from al-Zabadani to North Aleppo

Militant-held towns north of Damascus in Syrian army’s hands

Syrian army regains control of new towns

VKS continue bombed the positions of NATO mercenaries (Nusra) to the north of Hama.

Update from the Northern Hama Front | April 19th 2017

SAA+VKS established control over Abu Qilla dam near Palmyra.

Syrian Army raiding Al-Nusra in Daraa province

Updates from Dara’a city | April 19th 2017

Syria in Past 24 Hours: Over 10 Civilians Killed in US-Led Coalition Airstrikes in Raqqa

More civilians were killed and wounded in the US-led coalition air raids in two different regions in Raqqa province.

Raqqa

The US-led coalition warplanes bombed the town of Ma’adan in the Eastern countryside of Raqqa city, killing five civilians and wounding three others.

In the meantime, the fighter jets targeted al-Monqiyeh neighborhood in al-Tabaqa city in Western Raqqa, killing two civilians and wounding several others.

Also in the past 24 hours, the predominately Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continued the fourth phase of the Euphrates Rage Operations against ISIL and managed to capture four more villages North of Raqqa after killing 47 militants.

The SDF engaged in a tough battle with ISIL in Northern Raqqa and seized control of the villages of Um al-Tanak, Beir Jarba, Jarwa and Hatash in Wadi (desert) al-Jalab.

In the meantime, the Kurdish forces repelled ISIL’s heavy attacks on SDF’s positions in Eskandariyeh district and in regions North and North-West of al-Tabaqa city.

Local sources said that 47 ISIL members, including seven suicide attackers, were killed in the clashes with the SDF.

Homs

The Syrian Army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL West of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur) and managed to drive the terrorists out of a large dam North of the T4 airbase.

The army soldiers continued their advances against ISIL in Eastern Homs and pushed the terrorists back from Abu Qal’ah dam, killing tens of militants and destroying their equipment.

Also on Wednesday, the Syrian Army troops continued to hit ISIL’s defense lines in Eastern Homs, forcing the terrorist group to retreat from vast regions Northeast of Palmyra.

The army soldiers won another battle against ISIL and drove them out of a set of strategic hills near Mount al-Qataar 25km Northeast of Palmyra.

The ISIL suffered a number of casualties and its military hardware and vehicles sustained major damage in the attack.

Hama

The Syrian Army troops started their massive attack on the positions of Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) in Northern Hama and managed to open their way into the key town of Taybat al-Imam after daylong clashes.

The army troops started ground operation from several directions after the Syrian Air Force and the army’s artillery and missile units pounded Al-Nusra’s defense lines in Taybat al-Imam.

The army units, including hundreds of soldiers, managed to enter Taybat al-Imam form the Eastern direction of the newly-freed town of Souran and from the direction of Qamhaneh in the South.

Army commanders confirmed that the army men have entered Taybat al-Imam, adding that their units are now fortifying their positions in the town to drive the Al-Nusra from the remaining neighborhoods in the town in the next few hours.

They added that simultaneous with the army advances in Taybat al-Imam, the Russian and Syrian fighter jets carried out several combat sorties over the Al-Nusra positions in the villages and towns of Lahaya, Ma’arkabeh and al-Latamina in Northern Hama, killing and wounding a number of terrorists and destroying their equipment.

Also in the past 24 hours, the Syrian Army troops engaged in heavy fighting with Al-Nusra Front near a power plant in Southern Hama, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

The army soldiers engaged in a tough battle against the Al-Nusra after the terrorists raided the housings of al-Omaliyeh and several military positions of pro-government forces near al-Zareh power plant from the Eastern direction of the village of Hirbnafsa and South of the power plant.

The army soldiers repelled the Al-Nusra attack, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their military equipment.

Local sources said that the remaining pockets of Al-Nusra Front fled towards Hirbnafsa.

In the meantime, the army’s artillery units opened fire at ISIL’s movements in Wadi al-Azib region Northeast of the town of al-Salamiyah, destroying a bomb-laden vehicle packed with a large volume of explosives and a military vehicles before they could reach and hit one of the army positions in the region.

Aleppo

A bomb exploded in Aleppo’s Salahuddin district on Wednesday, killing six and wounding 32 people.

The number of casualties was provided by the General Organization of Radio and TV news correspondent via social media, who classified the blast as a terrorist bombing.

Also on Wednesday, the Syrian army forces shot down 2 spy drones flown by the terrorist groups over government-controlled regions in Northern Aleppo, military sources confirmed.

The army troops continued their operations in Northern Aleppo to recapture the strategic town of Anadan and managed to target two surveillance drones of the terrorists in the village of al-Tamoureh.

Field sources in Northern Aleppo reported, meantime, that the army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with the terrorists in Jabal (mount) Anadan region, while terrorists’ positions in the town of Anadan came under heavy fire by the army’s artillery and missile units.

They added that the Russian fighter jets also carried out several combat sorties over terrorists’ strongholds in the village of Kafr Hamrah and Anadan, killing a number of militants.

Also in the past 24 hours, the Syrian Army troops continued to advance against Al-Nusra Front in areas surrounding the town of Anadan, capturing a key hill.

The army men engaged in fierce clashes with Al-Nusra in Northern Aleppo and managed to take back control of al-Mo’askar hill that overlooks directly the town of Anadan.

The Al-Nusra suffered heavy casualties in the army attack.

Idlib

Local sources confirmed on Wednesday that a sum of 3,000 civilians have been evacuated from the predominantly Shiite-populated towns of Fua’a and Kafraya to safe regions under the control of the pro-government forces so far.

The sources said that 3,000 civilians have left Fua’a and Kafraya are under the siege of militants in the second phase of an evacuation deal with the government that also includes transfer of thousands of militants and their family members from the four towns in Damascus province that were under the army siege.

The sources added that 45 buses took the civilians away from Fua’a and Kafraya.

In return, the entire gunmen, who refused to join the peace agreement with the Syrian Army, and their family members left the towns of al-Zabadani, Sarqaya and al-Jabal al-Sharqi on 11 buses.

Damascus

Army officers confirmed on Wednesday that security has been restored to six regions in the Western territories of Damascus province after gunmen left for Idlib under a deal with the government.

The army commanders confirmed that all the gunmen, who refused to endorse peace agreement with the Syrian Army, and their family members have left the towns and regions of Madhaya, al-Zabadani, Baqin, Sarqaya, Bloudan and al-Jabal (mount) al-Sharqi, and “security has been restored once again to these regions after their evacuation”.

They added that after evacuation of gunmen and their family members security was restored to areas as large as 50 sq/km.

Farsnews

Syrian Army Launches Massive Operations in Eastern Damascus, Smashes Several Al-Nusra Bases

Al-Nusra Field Commander in Dara’a Killed by Army

Syrian Army Establishes Full Security in Western Damascus

Syrian, Russian Fighter Jets Crush Al-Nusra Centers in Northern Hama

Western States Purchasing Palmyra’s Antiques from ISIL

Russian Forces Using New Detector Robots in Palmyra

ISIL Forced to Retreat from Strategic Districts in Eastern Homs

Army Conquers Al-Nusra’s Most Important Stronghold Town in Northern Hama

Army Starts New Phase of Operations in Northern Hama, Kills 2 Terrorist Commanders



Source: http://blogdogcicle.blogspot.com/2017/04/isis-update-4202017iraqi-pm-pays-visit.html

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.