Immediately noteworthy is that the video doesn’t show the hit from a ATGM at a tank, as well as the fact that through the second open hatch not observed smoke and fire. More like the fact that the burning ammunition gun. In General, it is difficult to tell if the tank is only slightly damaged or worn damage was terminal in nature.
At the front near al-Bab, the Turks continue to pull the ring around Kalisina and conduct trench warfare with the Caliphate to the West of al-Baba. Syrian troops continue an offensive to the North of Covaris, gradually approaching al-Baba from the South. Over the past two days the enemy lost several settlements and gradually ‘black’ forced to hang out with al-Baba, where it will provided more stubborn resistance. To the city straight from the advanced positions of the Syrians about 11-13 miles. As soon as the Syrians come to the city from the South, carefree life for the Caliphate it ends.
Priority issues will be Wadi Barada and Eastern ghouta, as well as the observance of the cease-fire. The Syrians will probably require the delivery of heavy weapons and demarcation from “Al-Nusra”. The militants are likely to insist on a cessation of hostilities until the conclusion of specific agreements. As will be discussed questions of exchange of prisoners, release of prisoners in Syrian prisons, the total disengagement “moderate” and “immoderate”, ensuring that the humanitarian needs of civilians in zones of active combat.Global agreement on the post-war settlement is not expected.
In addition to the recent material about supplies of Bulgarian weapons through Saudi Arabia to terrorists in Syria.
The Syrians reported finding a similar channel weapons to terrorists, now with Ukraine. As in the case of Bulgaria, the weapons are purchased through Saudi Arabia, and then the buyer is delivered to Syria, where transmitted to various jihadi groups “to fight against the regime”.
The ground forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) kick off massive military maneuvers in the western parts of Iran.
The drills, code-named Imam Ali, started on Monday and would last for four days, Commander of the IRGC Ground Forces Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said.
The Kurdistan Region President recently stated he would declare independence the moment the former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki resumed power.
In an interview with Sharq al-Awsat in Davos, Switzerland, Masoud Barzani, the Kurdistan Region President, said he could not “accept staying within an Iraq ruled by Maliki.”
A source from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), speaking on condition of anonymity, told BasNews on Saturday that a large group of well-equipped US Special Forces have recently arrived at the Tel Bidr base, northwest of Hasakah.
“Houthi forces began withdrawing this morning, and the city is nearly abandoned after most of its residents departed,” the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. “The city and the port under the control of national army.”
A spokesman for rival army forces fighting for the Houthis could not be immediately reached for comment.