BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) – The battle for northeastern Syria has recently intensified as both the Turkish-backed militants from the so-called “Syrian National Army” (SNA) and Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continue to send troops to this front.

On Tuesday, the Turkish-backed militants were able to score a new advance in northeastern Syria when their troops managed to capture the hilltops west of Tal Tamr.

This advance by the Turkish-backed militants in northeastern Syria came just hours after their first attack was repelled by the Syrian Arab Army and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

The Turkish-backed militants are trying to capture the key town of Tal Tamr, which is one of the key areas located southeast of Ras Al-‘Ayn.

Ras Al-‘Ayn is a border city in northwestern Al-Hasakah that was captured by the Turkish-backed militants during the first two weeks of their northeastern Syria operation that was dubbed “Peace Spring”.

Since then, the Turkish-backed militants have repeatedly tried to expand their presence in northeastern Syria; however, they have faced heavy resistance from the SAA and SDF troops in the Tal Tamr area.

Advertisements
Share this article:
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share
ALSO READ  Russian, Turkish forces carry out 4th joint patrol in northern Syria

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

3
Discuss

avatar
1 Comment threads
2 Thread replies
1 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
CatalanDaeshbags-SuxChristopher7 Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Christopher7
Guest
Christopher7

Where is the Syrian air force?

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

I was asking myself the same question.
Maybe do they fear the S-400s Putin sold to Erdogan… But Syrian militaries could use M302 artillery rockets loaded with cluster ammunitions…

Catalan
Guest
Catalan

no syrian air force while russia is there…