American soldiers blocked the road for a patrol of the military police of the Russian Armed Forces in Hasak. Reinforcements for the Syrian army arrived in Idlib, for their part jihadists in the north of the province are gathering reinforcements in Aleppo to be transferred to the war zone. This was reported by a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria Ahmad Marzouq.
Briefly about the results of the confrontation:
Syrian Air Force: from the air inflict pinpoint strikes on the locations of the radicals in Aleppo and Idlib.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces: deliver targeted attacks on the militants’ defense lines in Idlib and Hama; in Aleppo, several firing points of radicals were destroyed.
“Islamic State1” (IS1, ISIS1): suspected of attacking Kurdish militants in Deir ez-Zor.
Jebhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir: stated that Idlib allegedly killed several troops by firing rockets at the SAA fortifications.
Khayyat Tahrir al-Sham: in Idlib and Aleppo exchanges blows with the Syrian army, near the city of Aleppo, it lost several firing points and fired at the residential area of Al-Zahra.
Kurdish armed groups: carried out a series of forced recruits in Hasakah in the ranks of self-defense units and arrested a refugee after a raid in the Al-Khol camp, lost two militants during an attack by unknown people in Deir ez-Zor.
International coalition: in the northeast of Hasakah, it blocks access to oil and gas fields.
Turkish army and allied forces: bombard Kurdish radicals in the region of the canton of Afrin in northern Aleppo.
The militants fired from the anti-tank installations the positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) at the front near the city of Atyr in the Turkoman Mountains in the north of the province. According to media sources of Jebhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir, five SAA fighters were killed as a result of the shelling, but official sources do not confirm losses from the SAA. Government forces fired back at militant strongholds in the area of Tardin.
In the south of the province, a series of combat sorties by the Syrian Air Force continues. According to the Halab Today agency, Syrian Air Force fighters targeted the positions of the radicals in the areas of the settlements of Al-Mansoura, Khan al-Asal, Halasa, Kakfr Dail and Al-Kalajiya. The correspondent of the SANA portal reports that the SAA units were able to destroy the rocket and mortar launchers of the terrorists near the villages of Kafr Hamra, Andan and Hreitan.
According to the military-analytical Telegram channel “Herald of Damascus”, Turkish artillery massively fired at six settlements near the border Syrian city of Afrin, striking the fortifications of the Kurdish radicals of the “Democratic Forces of Syria” (SDF).
Militants of the armed opposition fired at the positions of the allied Syrian militia army near the village of Al-Wadih. Fighters from the Iranian detachments of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps were hit by multiple launch rocket systems, Aleppo AMC reports. The artillery of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps in response struck the Tahrir al-Sham shelters near the villages of Khan-Asal and Kafr-Naha.
According to RIA Novosti, the jihadists of the Jabhat al-Nusra (the head of the Tahrir al-Sham alliance) do not stop shelling the village of Al-Zahra on the outskirts of Aleppo.
Deir ez-Zor Province.
Two militants from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) died as a result of a shootout with militants, allegedly from the “sleeping cells” of the Islamic State. The clash took place in the vicinity of the village of Abu Hashab in the north of the province, reports Deir Ezzor 24 portal.
In the city of Buseira, Kurdish radicals from the Asayish internal security forces discovered a bomb left behind garages in a residential quarter during a raid. According to the SDF press center, the improvised explosive device was neutralized, after which it was blown up outside the city borders.
According to the Lebanese agency Al Masdar, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) sent reinforcements to the southeast of Idlib province after their units in the area of the village of Abu Dafna suffered losses from the attacks of Jebhat al-Wataniye lil Tahrir and Tahrir Al “Sham.”
The Syrian Air Force, together with the troops of the Syrian army, continues to strike at places of militant congestion. According to a source, bombs were dropped from helicopters at enemy positions near the villages of Sarja, Khas, Tel-Dabs, Kamkhan and in the vicinity of the village of Sheikh-Idris. Clashes with Jabhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir continued near the city of Abu Daphne. According to Twitter channels controlled by the group, during the shelling of the shelters of servicemen from the MLRS, the SAA lost several people wounded and killed.
SAA intelligence reported the movement of terrorists in the area of the settlements of Ad-Dan and Turmanin in the north of the province. According to sources from the Federal News Agency, terrorists are preparing for a new attack on government forces in the Idlib de-escalation zone. Clusters of radicals were also seen west of Aleppo.
Clashes are noted between units of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) at the Jurin military camp and the villages of Al-Ziyar and Al-Karkur in the northwestern part of the province. Detachments of jihadists opened fire on government defense lines, forcing them to retaliate from machine gun installations, Step News reported.
According to media source Yeni Safak, U.S. military personnel who regularly patrol the territory between Tel Tamr and the oil and gas fields near Rumeylan, once again blocked the road for a Russian military convoy consisting of five armored personnel carriers and a pickup truck to oil fields in the northeast of the province. It should be noted that patrolling in this area by the Russian military police is provided for by the Russian-Turkish memorandum adopted on October 22, 2019 after negotiations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. While US troops are in Syria without official permission from Damascus.
The Kurdish radicals of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) conducted another series of raids at the Al Khol refugee camp, in a sector where wives and family members of Islamic State terrorists are detained. After searches in tents, militants arrested a woman who was born in Iraq, Alk Habour 21 reported. The reason for the arrest was not reported. During a search on January 21, several women from ISIS’s wives were arrested and charged with a series of murders of refugees of Turkestan nationality and one Iranian for refusing to follow the laws of the Caliphate. Earlier, various media have already reported alarming information that the most radically-minded wives and widows of terrorists are trying to establish their order in Al-Khol.