Western Backed Al Qaeda “Opposition” Rebels Decimated By Syrian Government Forces: SANA

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The following report by Syria’s official news agency SANA suggest that the Al Nusra rebels –which constitute the core of the “opposition” insurgency–  are been defeated.

The decision by the US and Israel to conduct air strikes against Syria (May 5, 2013) is related to the the failures of the Western backed jihadist insurgency which has been ongoing since March 2011. 

While the insurgency is being defeated, other military options are currently being contemplated by the Western military alliance.  (GR Ed. M.Ch.)

Continued Confrontations with Terrorists Leave Many of Them Dead and Injured

PROVINCES, (SANA)- In the framework of their continued operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, the armed forces on Friday carried out several operations in which they left many terrorists killed and injured in several areas.

Mortar and Heavy Machine guns Destroyed in Idleb

SANA reporter quoted an official source in Idleb province as saying that units of the armed forces destroyed a mortar and a number of heavy machine guns which the terrorists had been using in their attacks on Abo al-Duhour airport and against the residents and their properties in the towns of al-Tur’eh, Um Jrein, al-Hamidiyeh, al-Buweideh and Qarn Ghazal.

The source added that other army units pursued terrorist groups in the areas of al-Janoudiyeh, Tall Dahab, Qatroun, Teibat, Jabal al-Arbaeen, Maaret al-Numan, Maartamsarin, Binnesh, Nahliya, Majdaliya and Heish in the countryside of Idleb.

The terrorists’ equipment and weapons were destroyed in the operations.

Army Units Restore Security to villages in Hama Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces carried out several operations against terrorists’ dens and gatherings to restore security and stability to Zor Abo Zaid and Zor al-Assi towns in Hama countryside.

A military source told SANA reporter that the Army units destroyed the terrorists’ remaining dens and gatherings in Zor Abo Zaid and Zor al-Assi towns in Hama countryside and restored security and stability to them.

The source added that the Army units dismantled scores of explosive devices planted by terrorists on the main roads in the two towns before they were killed by the Army units.

The source pointed out that other Army units killed a number of terrorists, affiliated to “Jabhat al-Nusra” who were perpetrating acts of terrorism on Hilfaia-Taibet al-Imam road, destroying their weapons and equipment.

The Army units pursued the armed terrorist groups in Kaferkala, Taldo and Talldahab in Homs countryside and in al-Haydaria, al-Khalidia and al-Hamidia in the city, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.

Army Units Restore Security to Villages in Hama Countryside

Units of the Armed Forces carried out several operations against terrorists’ dens and gatherings to restore security and stability to Zor Abo Zaid and Zor al-Assi towns in Hama countryside.

A military source told SANA reporter that the Army units destroyed the terrorists’ remaining dens and gatherings in Zor Abo Zaid and Zor al-Assi towns in Hama countryside and restored security and stability to them.

The source added that the Army units dismantled scores of explosive devices planted by terrorists on the main roads in the two towns before they were killed by the Army units.

Terrorists Suffer Heavy Losses in Operations in Homs

Meanwhile, a unit of the armed forces clashed with an armed terrorist group that was trying to flee away from al-Qseir to al-Husseiniyeh area in the countryside of Homs, killing and injuring all of its members.

Other army units continued operations against terrorists’ gatherings and dens in Bab Hood and al-Qusour neighborhoods, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.

The source said that the Army units continued pursuing terrorists in al-Qseir city, killing scores of them and dismantling several explosive devices in the area between Jousia, al-Soumaria and al-Slumia.

Other Army units killed a number of terrorists and arrested others in Deba village while they were trying to escape from al-Qseir city, in addition to seizing their weapons.

Meanwhile, an Army unit foiled terrorists attempt to detonate 8 explosive devices weighing between 15-20Kgs which were set up to be detonated remotely and planted on Palmyra-Damascus road.

Terrorists Killed, Their Weapons Destroyed in Hama

In the same context, a unit of the armed forces clashed with a terrorist group affiliated to the so-called ‘Ahfad al-Rasoul Brigade’ in the village of Qasr Abo Samra in Hama.

An official source told SANA reporter that all members of the terrorist group were killed and their weapons and equipment were destroyed.

Army Units Eliminate Jabhat al-Nusra Terrorists in Damascus Countryside

Units of the armed forces carried out operations against terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra in Hijeira, al-Zyabiyeha, al-Husseiniyeh and Babila in Damascus Countryside, destroying their weapons and equipment which they used in their terrorist acts of against the citizens.

An official source told SANA reporter that the army units killed a number of terrorists in Fayez Mansour Street in Hijeira. Among the killed terrorists were Nayef al-Ghadab from Jordan and Abo Baker Khahramani from Afghanistan.

The source added that another army unit killed several terrorists near al-Zayzafoun Café in Hijeira. Terrorist Kasem al-Nueimi was identified among the dead.

Meanwhile, another army unit killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their weapons and ammunition in al-Husseiniyeh town. Among the killed terrorists were Ali al-Shanwan, leader of an armed terrorist group, Ali al-Numeiri and Mohmmad Raja.

Units of the armed forces destroyed a gathering for terrorists along with weapons and ammunition, in addition to killing and injuring all terrorists inside it. Muhammad Khleif and Naser al-Zaal were identified among the dead terrorists.

An official source told SANA reporter that an army unit destroyed a weapons’ cache in the town of al-Shifounyeh in Douma and killed scores of terrorists, among them was their leader, terrorist Abu Oudai.

The source added that another army unit killed three terrorists and seized weapons and ammunition used by the terrorists to terrorize locals in the area of Zamalka.

The army eliminated scores of terrorists In the area of al-Shayyah in Daraya, and destroyed two terrorists’ hideouts in the area of Jubar.

Another army unit pursued terrorists in Barzeh neighborhood and killed and injured the majority of them.

Terrorists Targeted in Several Areas in Aleppo

Units of the armed forces continued operations against terrorists’ dens and gatherings in al-Maslamiyeh, Khan al-Assal and Minnegh in Aleppo countryside, killing and injuring several terrorists, in addition to destroying their weapons and ammunition, including a number of mortars and anti-aircraft guns.

An official source told SANA reporter that the army units ambushed an armed terrorist group, killed most its members at al-Sarwat crossroads in Khan al-Assal destroyed a heavy machinegun they had with them.

The source added that other army units destroyed a mortar and a 23 mm caliber anti-aircraft gun near al-Khoulandi gas station and killed and injured scores of terrorists in al-Zyra’a area in the surrounding of the iron warehouse in al-Maslamiyeh.

Meanwhile, other Army units destroyed large amounts of weapons and ammunition in Hyllan and killed several terrorists at the entrance of the industrial city, including Ahmad al-Hamwi, known as al-Daba’a.

In the same context, another army unit destroyed an amount of weapons and ammunition in Hilan and killed many terrorists at the entrance of the Industrial City.

Numbers of terrorists were killed and injured in Byanon, Tatmwas and Ein Dakneh in Minnegh town, in addition to destroying a mortar.

In Aleppo city, a terrorists’ gathering was targeted in Masakin Hanano with many of the terrorists inside killed and injured.

Terrorists Killed in Clashes with Army Units in Idleb Countryside

A unit of the armed forces clashed with an armed terrorist group, affiliated to the so-called ‘al-Tawhid Brigade’ who were perpetrating acts of terrorism and blocking roads between al- Mastoumeh- and al-Jabal al-Wastani in Idleb countryside.

A military source told SANA reporter that the clash resulted in killing all members of the armed terrorist group.

Ahmad Suleiman al-Sheikh Mohammad, Ouqba al-Sheikh Mohammad, Marwan Hussein al-Yasin, Yaser Abdul-Hammid and Mohammad Omar al-Salloum were identified among the killed terrorists.

Tow Terrorist Groups Clash on Dividing Stolen Materials in Daraa Countryside

Two terrorist groups clashed due to disagreement on dividing the stolen materials in al-Jyza and al-Tayba in Daraa countryside.

An official source in the province told SANA that the terrorists used all kinds of weapons in the fight, causing the killing of most members of the two groups.

Terrorists Inflict Heavy Losses in Lattakia Countryside

Army units destroyed terrorists’ gatherings in al-Mraij, al-Koum al-Fukhani and al-Tahtani in Lattakia countryside, destroying heavy machineguns and various weapons which were used in their acts of terrorism against the citizens.

Another Army unit repelled terrorists near Kafria village killing and injuring scores of them, in addition to destroying their weapons and ammunition.

An Army unit targeted terrorist gatherings in the villages of Ghamam and Beit Halibeh in Lattakia’s northern countryside, resulting in the killing and injuring of a number of terrorists and the destruction of their vehicles.

Articles by: Global Research News

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