ISIS Is On The Rise In US-occupied Part Of Syria
ISIS activity is still high on the eastern bank of the Euphrats, in the area not controlled by the Syrian government, a spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Mariya Zakharova said on March 27. The question arises: what kind of terrorists were destroyed by the allies, if the number of ISIS members, according to US representatives, were 10,000 and remained 10,,000? Obviously, these militants simply went underground and continue their attacks with impunity,” she said.
Damascus, the fourth day of curfew comes into effect
Military Situation In Syria On March 28, 2020 (Map Update)
A brief overview of the recent developments in Syria:
A commander of a local paramilitary group affiliated with the 4th Amoured Division has survived an assassination attempt in al-Takiyah;
A new round of infighting among Turkish-backed militants erupted in Afrin’s al-Ashrafiyah district;
The Syrian Army and locals blocked and forced to retreat a US military convoy near the town of Hammo;
Syrian security forces eliminated 4 gunmen near Sad al-Ain;
Tensions are growing within Hayat Tahrir al-Sham units following the military setbacks in early 2020.
Turkish Forces Bolster Positions, New Observation Points Established
Over the past three weeks, Turkish forces set up six observation points in al-Ghassaneyah, Bidama, al-Najiyeh, and al-Zainiya, al-Misherfah and Tel Khattab, an array of villages located in the Jisr al-Shughour region.
The rapid deployments by both sides, Turkey and the Syrian regime, have been continuing despite a ceasefire deal reached in early March in northwestern Syria.
Syrian, Russian committees: Washington transports equipment to terrorists under pretext of humanitarian aid
“The US side seeks to make use of coronavirus spread and tries to exert pressure on the UN to pass shipments and equipment to the terrorists under the pretext of medical and humanitarian aid to the besieged persons in the camp,” the two committees said in a joint statement.
Turkey Deploys Hawk Air Defense System In Syria’s Greater Idlib
he Turkish military has deployed a MIM-23 Hawk medium-range air-defense system in the northwestern region of Greater Idlib.
Opposition activists released a video showing at least one Hawk battery moving through the Syrian region on March 28 afternoon. Three M-192 anti-aircraft missile launchers for the system can be seen in the video.