Field Lt. General Mozhar Badee’ Zaher was martyred in action in the battle of al-Rashdeen.
Lt.General was the commander of the artillery and MLRS regiments participating in the battles, and the coordinator with the ground forces.
We on behalf of this page, would like to congratulate him for the greatest glory any soldier would get. Our heroes do not fall, they rise for the name of their homeland.
Lt. General was a credit to every military uniform in the world, he fought on the first lines of battle side by side with his troops. He never stood behind, and never gave orders and watched from his office.
Rest in peace sir, and rest assured that the Syrian Armed Forces will not stand down, and will not stop, until every inch of our homeland is liberated.
No one can defeat an army with such commanders.
The latest developments in Aleppo.
The main terrorists supply route from Turkey into Aleppo is now cut, the battle is yet far from over, and the battle for liberating Aleppo haven’t even started yet.
Prepare yourselves to see what you haven’t yet seen since the beginning of the war, a war that was forced on us will only end by our terms.
Army breaks siege imposed by terrorists on Nubbul and al-Zahra, restores security to village, cuts off terrorists’ supply route in Aleppo.
For the first time since the war, a Paratrooper Unit of the 102nd rangers regiment of the Syrian Republican Guards was air lifted and deployed inside the areas under terrorists siege.
There are still battles to finalize the situation, but the units fighting from Nubbul and al-Zahraa and the units advancing toward them were able to meet at advanced locations. The secure zone need to be expanded before anyone can say the siege is 100% lifted. However, the situation is rapidly improving.
Army hails breaking Nubbul and Zahraa siege as “heavy blow” to terrorists
3 February، 2016
General Command of the Army and Armed Forces said breaking the long-time terrorist siege of Nubbul and al-Zahraa towns in Aleppo northern countryside has handed down a debilitating blow to the project of terrorists in the region.
In a statement to SANA, the General Command said the new military win capped a series of successful military operations that saw army units in cooperation with popular defense groups establish control over several towns and villages in Aleppo northern countryside, which eventually ended with breaking the siege of the two towns.
Scores of terrorists were killed in the process, the statement added.
The Command explained that the achievement is particularly important as it cuts off terrorists’ supply routes coming from the Turkish borders and sets off a dramatic collapse within their ranks.
Breaking the siege, the statement added, lays the ground for finishing off residual terrorist pockets in Aleppo northern countryside, vowing continued efforts to eliminate terrorism.
Army breaks siege imposed by terrorists on Nubbul and al-Zahra, restores security to village, cuts off terrorists’ supply route in Aleppo
3 February، 2016
Continued army operations in Aleppo resulted in cutting off a supply route for terrorists in the northern countryside, while army units in other areas targeted more positions, destroying their equipment and killing many of them.
Army breaks siege imposed by terrorists on Nubbul and al-Zahra
Sources on the ground told SANA’s correspondent on Wednesday that Army and Armed Forces units operating in Aleppo’s northern countryside, in cooperation with groups of popular committees, broke the siege imposed on Nubbul and al-Zahra towns by terrorist organizations.
ِِArmy units advanced towards Dweir al-Zeitoun,Tal Jbeen and Hardanteen towns to which security and stability were restored on Tuesday.
Scores of terrorists were killed, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra during the operations, some others fled away leaving arms and ammunition, while some of them turned themselves along with their arms to the army and the popular groups.
Army units completely cut off supply routes coming from the Turkish territories to terrorists fortified in Mayer town in a new advance leading to more victory.
Earlier, army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, restored security and stability to al-Uwainat village in the eastern countryside of the province inflicting heavy losses on the ISIS terrorists who were positioned in it, a military source told SANA.
The source said that engineering units dismantled explosive devices and landmines left behind by them terrorists, most of whom were either killed while the rest fled to nearby areas.
Earlier still in the day, a source on the ground told SANA that army units, in cooperation with the backup forces, destroyed vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns belonging to Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the surroundings of Maarasta al-Khan village and near Byanoun poultry facility in the northern countryside of Aleppo.
Other army units, in cooperation with the popular committees in Nubbul and al-Zahraa towns, completely cut off the terrorists’ supply route between the towns of Mayer town and Maarasta al-Khan.
Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the death of a terrorist group’s leader named Omar Qteish and his assistant Abu Hamza al-Halabi, in addition to a leader within “Jaish al-Cham” terror group who is nicknamed Abu Saleh al-Deiri, in addition to acknowledging the death of a military leaders in “Nour Eddin al-Zenki movement” group named Qutaiba Ibrahim Hijazi and Omar Mohammad Jaalouk, and a leader in Jabhat al-Nusra Ibrahim Salloum, along with terrorists Ahmad Atro, Mohammad Hamdo al-Hayyek, and Mohammad Haitham Qanti.
Syrian Air Force launched sorties against terrorist organizations in the northern and eastern countryside of Aleppo, killing at least 74 terrorists and destroying 11 of their vehicles.
At least 9 terrorists from the so-called “Ajnad al-Sham Islamic Union” were killed in intensive army operations against their dens in Kafr Zita town, 35 km to the north of Hama city.
A source on the ground confirmed to SANA that a terrorist leader nicknamed “Abu Omar al-Nasif” was identified among the dead.
Meanwhile, army units destroyed a position for terrorists, killing 6 of them, in al-Latamneh town, while another position and a monitoring point for the terrorists were destroyed in Maarakba village, where two terrorists were killed and 7 others were injured.
Army operations against positions and gatherings of Jaish al-Fateh terrorists in al-Mansoura village in al-Ghab Plain left 6 terrorists dead and their weapons and ammunition destroyed.
The army killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and destroyed their positions in Kisin, Um Sharshouh, Tabeiseh and al-Rastan towns in Homs countryside.
The army also destroyed gatherings for ISIS terrorists in a series of military operations against their positions in Shaer and al-Bayarat in Homs eaterern countryside.
The army air Force destroyed three command centers and a number of vehicles with all terrorists onboard in Ataman village in Daraa countryside.
Syrian Arab Army units destroyed a bulldozer, hideouts, and concentrations of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other terror groups at the western side of al-Ghariyat village bridge and at the outskirts of Oum Walad village in the eastern countryside of Daraa province.
A military source told SANA that other army units carried out special operations targeting terrorists’ concentrations and movements in Sheikh Hussein hill and Khalif hills in the eastern countryside, killing and injuring members of two terrorist groups in the process.
Based on accurate information, an army unit eliminated a concentration of terrorists in al-Yadouda town 5 km northwest of Daraa city.
10 civilians killed, dozens injured in terrorist rocket attacks in Daraa and Damascus Countryside
3 February، 2016
Daraa/Damascus Countryside, SANA
10 civilians were killed and 41 others, most of them women and children, were injured due to terrorist rocket attacks on residential neighborhoods in Daraa city.
Director of Daraa National Hospital Dr. Farid al-Asfar told SANA that the bodies of 10 victims arrived at the hospital along with 41 people who sustained injuries from shrapnel caused by the rocket attacks, adding that most of the injured are women and children whose injuries are critical, asserting that the injured are receiving the necessary treatment and the hospital is operating at maximum capacity to deal with the large number of victims.
Earlier on Wednesday, a source at Daraa province told SANA’s correspondent that Takfiri terrorists targeted a number of neighborhoods in the city with rocket shells, claiming the life of one person and injuring 20 others, and that three children were among the injured, adding that the attacks also caused material damage to the locals’ houses and properties.
In the same context, terrorists from “Jaish al-Islam” fired rocket and mortar shells on Harasta suburb near Damascus.
One of the shells smashed into a high school and injured three of its staff members, according to a Police Command source.