Syrian Army Within 10km of the Turkish Border in Northeastern Latakia
The Syrian Arab Army’s 103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard continued their large-scale offensive in the Kurdish Mountains (Jabal Al-Akrad) of northeastern Latakia, capturing another imperative village in the aforementioned province from the Turkish-backed Islamist rebels of Jabhat Al-Nusra (Syrian Al-Qaeda group) and the Free Syrian Army’s “Liwaa Suqour Al-Ghaab” on Tuesday night.
According to a battlefield journalist that is embedded with the Syrian Armed Forces in northeastern Latakia, the Syrian Arab Army’s 103rd Brigade – in coordination with the National Defense Forces (NDF) of Qurdaha, the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), and Muqawama Souri (Syrian Resistance) – imposed full control over the village of Ruweisat Al-Yaqoubar after advancing from the nearby town of Al-Ziyara in the Kurdish Mountains.
In addition to their advance at the Kurdish Mountains, the Syrian Arab Army’s 103rd Brigade and their allies pushed past the Islamist rebel defenses at Beit Fares, seizing this village after an intense firefight with Jabhat Al-Nusra in the Turkmen Mountain (Jabal Al-Turkmen) of northern Latakia.
The Syrian Arab Army’s 103rd Brigade and their allies have already seized over 300 square kilometers of territory from the Islamist rebels in northern Latakia, leaving them only 10km from the Turkish border with Jabal Al-Akrad and Jabal Al-Turkmen.