The SAA Divided Ghouta into Three Parts. What Does that Mean?

Syriana Analysis Published on Mar 12, 2018 Kevork Almassian explains the latest developments in Eastern Ghouta and the military consequences of slicing Ghouta into three parts. The Special Task Force (فريق المهام الخاصة) demonstrates the military units involved from the Syrian Army side in the battle to liberate al-Ghouta. Syrian soldier Wassim Issa documents the…

Challenging Turkish Government Lies About the “Free Syrian Army”

SOL INTERNATIONAL Turkey’s ruling AKP party has published a report on the Free Syrian Army (FSA) terrorists. In the report, it is argued, for example, that “some malevolent claims that FSA has links to Al-Qaeda does not reflect the reality”. SoL responded to the main points claimed in the report in following points. AKP’s Department…

Turkey to Establish “Free Syrian Police” in Afrin

SOL INTERNATIONAL Turkey’s pro-government Yeni Şafak daily reports that the Turkish AKP government will launch Turkish police stations in Syria’a Afrin. As Ankara’s military operation dubbed “Olive Branch” continues in Syria’s northwestern Afrin district, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government is reported to launch police stations in order to “maintain the order” after the Turkish army…

US Creation of a New Free Syrian Army Places Peace Process in Jeopardy

Peter Korzun The US-led coalition is training militants at the Syrian Hasakah refugee camp located 70 kilometers from the border of Turkey and 50 kilometers from the border of Iraq. The New Syria Army is being formed at the location to fight the Syrian government forces in southern Syria. The US Special Operations Forces (SOF) are playing the main…

FSA Shelling Prevents Evacuation of 200 Civilians from Eastern Aleppo

On Tuesday the Free Syrian Army fired mortar rounds and gas-filled canisters at a crowd of over  200 civilians who attempted to flee the besieged districts in eastern Aleppo, Rizan Hado, a senior member of the Syrian Democratic Council said. DAMASCUS (Sputnik) Hado said that the militants bombed he Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood, trying to stop citizens…