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31 Dec 19
Hours away to end 2019, the new stage of Syrian war has officially settled down, where politics decisions have replaced in an important way the military campaigns, mostly focused on the last terrorist reducts: (1)
2019 started as 2018 ended, #SDF continued #CizireStorm operation against last #ISIS stronghold, battle proved difficult & took 3 month to liberate the last 70 Km^2 under #ISIS control. On March 23 2019 #ISIS finally lost the last urban territories & became an insurgent group (2)
Turkish pressure had delayed any military operations in "Greater #Idlib" during 9 months since Sochi agreement. However, the continue violations of this agreement force #SAA to launch the first stage of #IdlibDawn. Between (6/5/2019-6/6/2019) #SAA liberated 134 Km^2 (3)
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12 Dec 19
#Tripoli/#JFara: Areas captured by #LNA during the first day of new operation:
- Police Academy, Department of Passports & School of Military Engineering (Khallat Furjan)
- Turban Mosque
- Zahra bridge
- Togar & Togar mosque
- Twaishah
- Sadiyah & Harisa Factory S. of the village
#Tripoli #LNA advance in Gharyan-Tripoli road almost reversed
#Tripoli #LNA retreated from Police academy & returned from yesterday's positions N. Yarmouk camp
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24 Aug 19
With the liberation of Khan Sheikhun 2nd phase of #IdlibDawn operation is almost over. #SAA finally secure N.Hama salient & eliminates important defensive line opening the doors of Idlib hearthland from S. & a reduction of 25 km of frontline. 560 Km^2 were liberated since May (1)
However, advance to Maarat Numan may stop due to New observation post line building by Turkey in Hish village & with Next Astana round aproaching new ceasefire could be stablished soon. Before this date #SAA should gain as much ground as possible (2)
The first step is to create a buffer zone around Khan Sheikhun (red). Tamanah & Kafar Sijnah towns are the main objetives. In adition, the new line set by Turkey new observation post should force rebels to retreat (orange) from some villages around the front. (3)
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24 Mar 19
After almost 5 years of fight, #ISIS "caliphate" has been eliminated from de map. Many actors have contributed in the liberation of an 300000 Km^2 zone between Syria & Irak : (1) Image
- #ISF / #PMU : 150214 km^2 (52 %) [#Coalition & #IAF]
- #SAA : 81950 Km^2 (28 %) [#RuAF, #IRGC & #PMU]
- #SDF : 44054 Km^2 (15 %) [#Coalition]
- #FSA /#TFSA : 8866 Km^2 (3,2 %) [#Coalition & #TSK]
- #KF : 4687 Km^2 (1,6 %) [#Coalition]
- #LAF : 350 Km^2 (0,2 %) [#RuAF & #LAF]
With the end of #ISIS "caliphate" the terrorist fight enter in a new phase in #Syria.
After loose control of the villages & towns militants will increase their presence as sleeper cells around the country as we see in #Irak. Nowadays many areas still have #ISIS presence: (3)
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26 Jan 19
#Libya : Since 20 of January 2019 #LNA have slowly reentered in Southern parts of #Sabha after an agreement with Tabu tribal forces & with the start of new operation to expell #GNA groups from the city (current map situation)
#Libya : #LNA expanded their presence in #Sabha city after entered in Nasiriyah & Hajarah (where an anti-terrorist op is ongoing) neighbourhoods
#LNA restored control over #Sabha city as 1st stage of operations in southern #Libya
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31 Dec 18
With 2018 in it's last moments, a new stage of the Syrian war have started & the end of the war is aproaching as time passes. 2018 has been another important year with many political & military developments: (1)
#AbuDhuhur Op (26/12/2017 - 9/2/2018) : as a continuation of the operation (started on October 2017) #SAA began huge offensive from many axis against Rebels & #ISIS in #Hama, #Aleppo & #Idlib provinces. The result of operation was the liberation of 1/3 of "Greater #Idlib" (2)
With W. shore of #Euphrates river secured by #SAA on December 2017, #SDF continued securing the E. one against #ISIS . Between 3/1/2018-22/2/2018 troops secured entire Shu'aytat region. However, a new development N.W. #Syria will provoke the delay of #CizireStorm some months: (3)
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25 Aug 18
With #Daraa & #Quneitra province under full control. #SAA turn their eyes on N.W. #Syria : In the next days army will launch a new operation ( #IdlibDawn ) in order to liberate the remaining areas of #Latakia , #Hama , #Idlib & W. #Aleppo & eliminate #HTS rule (Dark green) (1)
Due to the extension of the frontlines (273 Km) & rebel control area (6428 Km^2) operation will be carried out in more than one phase & 4 different axis:
- #Latakia: #SAA 4th division objetive is expell rebels from their last areas of Latakia until outskirts of Jish Shugour (2)
-Ghab plains: #SAA objetive is the liberation of N.W. #Hama (especially Qalaat al-Madiq) & enter in the first parts of Zawiyah mountains for the future Jish Shugour battle
-North Hama: #SAA will open this axis in order to reduce most of #Hama salient (Morek is not included) (3)
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7 Jun 18
#SAA started new operation to clean #Suwayda desert from #ISIS groups (evacuated from S. #Damascus some weeks ago). Army took control over Ashrifiyah & Awra areas. #ISIS still has presence in Tall Sa'd, Tamutha, Al Kura & Qaa al Banāt
#Suwayda : #SAA expelled #ISIS from Mushirifah/Khirbet al-Umbashi area
#Suwayda : #SAA advanced from 3 axis, advancing many km in the third one & getting fire control over Al Kura in the first one (Map corrected)
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1 Jan 18
We started a new year (I hope the last) of the Syrian civil war. But 2017 has been the most important year & the result of inflection point of the war in 2016 with many political & military developments : (1)
The first military operation of #SAA was Wadi Bara (23/12/2016 - 29/1/2017) which finished with the evacuation of rebels from Wadi Barada & the North montainous area in the border with Lebanon. At the same time other forces advanced in E.Ghouta reaching some parts of Hazrama (2)
#SDF started the second phase of #WrathOfEuphrates operation on December securing the West flank of #Raqqa plains (3)
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2 Dec 17
#Yemen : pro- #Saleh forces almost expelled #Houthis from the cities of Al-Mahweet, Ibb, Dhamar & the capital #Sanaa , clashes continue in Hajjah, Amran, Sayyan cities & many other villages of countryside
#Yemen : Current situation in #Sanaa
6/12/2017: #Yemen #YSF captured Ziblah village & Jabal Ghubārī in order to isolated #Houthis in a big pocket in #Taizz province
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8 Sep 17
Today #SDF advanced South #DeirEzzor province & captured Jabal Hujayfat ash-Shamali & Ḩujayf az Zarrāb from #ISIS (posible axis of advance)
#DeirEzzor #SDF officially started "Al-Jazeera Tempest" Operation ; this is the aproximate front now:
Note:
1. My map was innacurated the correct old frontline was these one (1)
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