The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) recent advances in the southern countryside of Syria has led them to recover a large portion of territory that has been out of their control for over three years.
The armed forces of Syria in the seventh year of the war, from the regular army to the volunteer corps
With the outbreak of civil war in Syria, the Assad regime undertook measures for the adaptation of his loyal armed forces to the conflict to which they were absolutely not ready.
In response to the rapid developments for events, to reinforce the successes of the intrepid armed forces and heeding the desire of our defiant people to put an end to the terrorist acts upon the lands of the Syrian Arab Republic, the General Command for the Army announces the formation of the Fifth Legion- Assault, from volunteers, with the mission of destroying terrorism alongside the rest of the formations of our heroic armed forces and the auxiliary and allied forces to restore security and stability to all the lands of the Syrian Arab Republic.
A ceasefire agreement has been signed between the National Defense Forces loyal to the Syrian government and the Kurdish police, Asayish/the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the city of Hasakah in eastern Syria, local sources reported on August 21. The agreement reportedly includes transfer of captured areas and further talks on the tensions in city.