"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)



Thursday, December 28, 2017

Jihadist losses keep rising as Syrian Army troops approach strategic town in Idlib- Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their large-scale offensive in the southeastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate, yesterday, capturing several sites from the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Jaysh Al-‘Izza.
Led by elements of the Tiger Forces and 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Army secured the area around Um Hariteen and Tal Al-Tawella after a fierce battle with the jihadist rebels.

Following the Syrian Army assault, the jihadist rebels attempted to recover the territory they lost; however, it was too little too late, as HTS and Jaysh Al-‘Izza were forced to retreat further north.
According to a military source in Hama, the Syrian Army killed more than 20 militants during the jihadist attack, including several members of Jaysh Al-‘izza.