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2019-10-20 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian Air Force unleashes large attack on jihadist base and convoy
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian Air Force launched a large-scale attack on the Idlib Governorate today, targeting several sites in this jihadist-held region of northern Syria.

Led by their military aircraft, the Russian Air Force carried out an important attack on the jihadist-held Taftanaz Airbase, which has been used by Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, formerly al-Nusra, before that it was called something else
...al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, from which sprang the Islamic State...
(previously Jabhat al-Nusra
...formally Jabhat an-Nusrah li-Ahli al-Sham (Support Front for the People of the Levant), also known as al-Qaeda in the Levant. They aim to establish a pan-Arab caliphate. Not the same one as the Islamic State, though .. ...
) as one of their main installations in Idlib.

According to a military source in the neighboring Latakia Governorate, the Russian Air Force carried out over ten Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s on the Taftanaz Airbase and its surroundings; this resulted in the destruction of several krazed killer sites and a reinforcement convoy that was preparing to head to the front-lines with the Syrian Army.

In addition to the strikes on the Taftanaz Airbase, the Russian Air Force also resumed their attack on the jihadist stronghold of Rakaya, which is believed to be home to one of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s main command centers in the southern region of Idlib.

The Russian Air Force has recently stepped up their attacks across the northwestern region of Syria amid reports of a new offensive that is going to be launched by the Syrian Arab Army and their allies in the Idlib, Hama, and Latakia governorates.

Posted by Fred 2019-10-20 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [359 views ]  Top
 File under: al-Nusra 

#1 ...attack on Turkish backed Jihadist Base...
Posted by lord garth 2019-10-20 01:47||   2019-10-20 01:47|| Front Page Top

#2 I'm waiting for Russian crusade to liberate Constantinople.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-20 02:08||   2019-10-20 02:08|| Front Page Top

#3 Don't like one of the players call them a jihadi group. Works for me thins out the herd.
Posted by jpal 2019-10-20 04:41||   2019-10-20 04:41|| Front Page Top

#4 #2 - NATO can send the German army in Turkey's defense, once they get appropriations for spare parts.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-10-20 07:23||   2019-10-20 07:23|| Front Page Top

#5 Actually, P2k, I've been wondering how long it will take for Pooty-poot to break some of Yip-yip's toys and for the Sublime Porte to claim NATO needs to come to save him.
Posted by Hupusoter Clunk9349 2019-10-20 09:27||   2019-10-20 09:27|| Front Page Top

#6 Russia. Doing the job that needs doing. Never thought I'd every think that.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2019-10-20 10:57||   2019-10-20 10:57|| Front Page Top

#7 Nature vacuums a whore, WM, as the Stable Genius well knows.

Besides, imagine the uproar if we did the exact same thing.
Posted by JHH 2019-10-20 17:07||   2019-10-20 17:07|| Front Page Top

#8 Chechnya treatment works wonders.
Posted by Enver Cruting2858 2019-10-20 19:39||   2019-10-20 19:39|| Front Page Top

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