Dozens of pro-American rebels were killed in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) – The Syrian news agency SANA reported that dozens of pro-American rebels from the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed and wounded on January 11th. The hostilities took place in several parts of the country, and the Syrian Government forces attacked their armored vehicles.

A rebel was killed in an al-Dashisha area. Dozens were killed and wounded in an explosion of armored vehicles in the size of Tal Tamir and Hasaka. There was also an explosion around Raqqa, where dozens were injured after an armored vehicle attack. Such incidents and attacks are reported across the country, according to the Syrian news agency SANA.

The US military has entered Syria

Lebanese news agency Al-Masdar News, citing the Syrian state news agency SANA, reported that a US military convoy had crossed the Syrian-Iraqi border and entered the Arab republic.

According to SANA, the military convoy entered Syria last weekend. The military’s goal is to reach the army base in the province of Deir Ezzor. SANA claims that the American convoy has crossed the border with Iraq in a region controlled by the Syrian democratic forces.

The Americans were in a column of approximately 30 vehicles, including heavily armored vehicles, tanks, artillery, and more. The convoy was accompanied and guarded by air from attacking helicopters.

The US military in the Middle East region, especially in Iraq and Syria, often makes rotational movements and relocations. It is possible that this convoy of 30 armored vehicles as part of the quarterly relocation of the military.

War in Syria

In February, Turkey lost at least 62 troops killed in Syria, nearly 100 soldiers were wounded, dozens of Turkish armored vehicles were destroyed and more than ten drones, including drone, were shot down. Washington has repeatedly accused Moscow of involvement in the deaths of Turkish soldiers, Russia rejects these allegations.

In early March, the presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, concluded an agreement according to which a ceasefire came into force in the Idlib de-escalation zone. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad later said that if the US and Turkish military did not leave the country, Damascus would be able to use force.

The reason for the Russian-Turkish negotiations was a sharp aggravation of the situation in Idlib, where in January a large-scale offensive by the Syrian army against the positions of the armed opposition and terrorists began.

Government forces recaptured nearly half of the Idlib de-escalation zone and left behind a number of Turkish observation posts. After that, Ankara sharply increased its military contingent in the region and launched the operation “Spring Shield” to push the Syrian troops. Turkey is also supported by militants loyal to it.


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