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#Tiger_Forces Taha Regiment Abu Luna Group firing and SPG last night/this morning in the Sahel al-Ghab #Hama likely near Qalaat al-Mudiq.

Possibly related to the reported govt raid on opposition positions today.
Members of the Zair Group of the Taha Regiment arrived in Sahel al-Ghab on April 30 (pic 1) and met with Lt Colonel Dourid Awad, the #Tiger_Forces artillery commander, yesterday (pic 2)
Some of the #Syria|n govt reinforcements headed to #Hama tonight - members of #Tiger_Forces Hoareth Regiment under Field Commander Zain al-Abadeen Abu Ali.
The Arab Nationalist Guard showed up in #Hama on May 5, its leaders pictured here with Col Ghaith Dala of the #4th_division #42nd_Brigade

Wondering if this might be where yesterday's #Palestinian martyrs came from
#Tiger_Forces Hoareth Regiment Field Commander Zain al-Abadeen Abu Ali inside #KafrNabudah today. He arrived on the front line last night (see two tweets above)
On May 7 "Hawks of the Lion" groups of the Military Security Branch 219 reportedly reached the Hama frontlines

Today they reported their first death, a young man who was part of a Jableh Platoon known as "al-Bowashq Group"
On May 8, as rumors of a #Kabani #Latakia offensive grow & amid ongoing #4th_division losses, #42nd_Brigade commander Col Ghaith Dala arrived on the Tel Kabani front
(this is the first major deployment of 4th Div men to this front).
#Tiger_Forces Group Commander Haithem Bakir, commander of the Bakir Group of the #Hadi_Regiment posted a video three hours ago showing him & his men in #KafrNabudah in a room w/ several killed opposition fighters.
Madeen Idris, group commander in the #Tiger_Forces #Sabbour_Groups was on the #Qalaat_alMudiq frontline by May 7 (pic 1) & today in #KafrNabudah (pic 2)
Also from the #Sabbour_Groups is Al-’Aissi Abdullah al-Salam, a group commander from #Raqqa
#Tiger_Forces Hoareth Regiment Field Commander Zain al-Abadeen Abu Ali reportedly meeting with tribal leaders in the newly captured areas of #Hama today
#5th_Corps #5th_Brigade officer Mazan Ibrahim with his men inside #Qalaat_alMudiq (pic 2 shows him w/ 5th Brig commander Kherat Kahla
First time I've seen 5th Corps on the front line here, comes as I'm seeing possible reports of 5th Corps deaths)
Mazan & Brig Gen Kahla filmed themselves eating "Russian breakfast" this morning on the frontlines w/ their Russian officer attache & his security (same Russian was w/ them on May 5, pic 2)

Seems that each #5th_Corps brigade has a #Russia|n officer working closely alongside
#Suqaylabiyah NDF commander Nabel al-Abdallah met w/ several important figures last few days.
pic 1 - Russian officer
pic 2 - Maj Gen Zaid Salah, frmr commander of SRG 30th Div & current commander of #5th_Corps
pic 3 - Brig Gen Salah al-Saba'a, core officer of #Tiger_Forces
This comes amid reports of new #5th_Corps reinforcements gathering at the #Hama military airport
The 79th & 86th Battalions of the #6th_Brigade of the #5th_Corps arrived at the #Hama military airport yesterday (approx 200 men)
(pic is likely old)

Brigade is led by Brig General Ali Ali
#6th_Corps is NOT #Russia|n affiliated - it's the Military Intelligence contribution to the #5th_Corps & its officers are almost all from infamous #Palestine Branch in #Damascus

Their commanders are "brutal beyond compare" & see themselves as Mil Intel more than 5th Corps
Kamal Mahmoud, overall commander of the #Tiger_Forces #Hoareth_Regiment pictured on May 12 in #Sharia town #Hama - unclear if this is before or after #Syria|n govt forces recaptured it.
Brig General Kherat Kahla, commander of the #5th_Corps #5th_Brigade received a head injury today during clashes with opposition forces in #Hama

5th Brigade officer Mazan Ibrahim (left) was pictured in #Qalaat_alMudiq on May 9.
#Tiger_Forces officers in #hamra village #Hama right now:
Left - Colonel Yunis Mohammad (Commander of TF Operations)
Center - Ali Taha (commander of #Taha_Regiment)
Right - Hossam Al-Zeir (Commander of #Taha_Regiment's Zeir Group)
"Abu Zainab" is commander of #Tiger_Forces #Shawaheen_Hawks' 2nd Battalion
Shawaheen Hawks have been involved in both #Hama and #Latakia battles this month
On May 5 "Abu Rida" the commander of Group 3, was in #Latakia with #4th_Division #42nd_Brigade commander Col Ghaith
Battalion 2 (from above) had 1 KIA on 5/13 in #Kabani (pic 2)
Battalion 2 also reported 1 WIA yesterday in #Idlib (could have been #Latakia though, pic 3)
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