The Syrian army SAA captured air defence housing area between al-Deirkhabiyeh and al-Darusheh adjacent to Khan al-Sheeh in Western Ghouta and secured the road between Darushah and Buwaydiyah. Jaish al-Islam and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Khan al-Sheeh remain the cut-off from any supplies and reinforcements. The storm of the town is expected in the nearest future.
The attack on Russia’s Mi-35 multi-role combat helicopter by ISIS near the city of Palmyra in the Syrian province of Homs was a very bad idea for the ISIS terrorist group. Following the incident, the Russian Aerospace Forces attack helicopters, including the Mil Mi-24 and Mil Mi-28N, swarmed in the province, purging the terrorist group’s manpower and military equipment. Russian attack helicopters operate in the areas of Huwaysis village, Shaer gas field, Mustadira gas field and in the area of Arak.
The developments near the ancient city of Palmyra is barely covered by the mainstream media. However, successull operations of the Syrian army and the Russian military in the area are one of the factors preventing the ISIS terrorist group from active offensive operations across the country.
The Iranian Fars News Agency released a series of photos from the southern countryside of Aleppo city. The photos show the Liwa Fatemiyoun militia group, operating 152 mm towed artillery guns during the battle with Jaish al-Fatah terrorists. Liwa Fatemiyoun is an Palestain and Afghani Shia milita group funded, trained, and equipped by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Reports say the group is embeded with Iranian military advisers. The total strength of the group in Syria is 20,000 fighters.
On November 7, the Syrian army and its allies launched counter attacks on Jaish al-Fatah terrorists in Tal Rakhem, the 1070 Apartment Project and the al-Assda neighborhood. Clashes are still ongoing with advance of SAA forces..
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Sunday a military operation, called “Angry Euphrates”, to take control of the city of Raqqa from ISIS. The SDF says that some 30,000 fighters are deployed for the advance – but the real number is about 8500-9000 fighters.. The first proclaimed goal is to isolate Raqqa. After the announcement, the Kurdish YPG that operates under the SDF brand took control of villages Jurah, Al-Wahib and Al Adriyah from ISIS and entered Laqtah.