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18th Century Cannon technology being used in Syria

The Rahman Corps is a Syrian Rebel group operating in the Damascus region. It is independent of the Free Syrian Army, but is on friendly terms with the opposition group. Via the group’s Youtube channel, some videos have been released...Show More Summary

Putin targets East Aleppo rebels; Did Trump’s Election doom them?

by Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Some 2,000 rebel fighters, most of them Muslim fundamentalists, others remnants of the Free Syrian Army, are trying to break the Syrian regime’s…

The United Kingdom takes over the training of jihadists in Syria

The British Minister for Defence, Michael Fallon, has announced that his country is going to reform the Free Syrian Army. This means that his government is going to take over the training programme for the so-called «moderate» combatants which was launched by President Obama in 2014. Show More Summary

Unidentified SF working in Aleppo

Photographs of the rebel group Free Syrian Army have been circulating around since September that show a group of soldiers firing 81mm mortars at enemy positions in the vicinity of Aleppo. The odd part about the photos is that some of the troops firing the mortars don’t appear to be FSA troops at all. Show More Summary

Syrian Rebels Close In on Dabiq, Village Crucial to ISIS Ideology

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey and a U.S.-led coalition are closing in on the Islamic State militant group-held village of Dabiq, the site of an apocalyptic prophesy central to the militant group's ideology. Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel...Show More Summary

75 Million and Counting: The Deadly History of the AK-47

Blake Franko Security, It might be the only weapon of war produced by almost 100 countries.  A few days ago, fighters from the Free Syrian Army ran American special-operations forces out of a town near the Turkish border, hurling insults like “infidels,” “crusaders,” “dogs” and “pigs.” These fighters, who are actively benefiting from U.S. Show More Summary

Free Syrian Army rebels abduct a key Hezbollah official and his wife

Free Syrian Army rebels in the outskirts of Western al-Qalamoun in Rif Damascus abducted  a key Hezbollah official and his wife while they were driving through the Lebanese town of Ham, the Saudi Okaz daily reported on Monday. “Free Syrian Army rebels  in the outskirts of Western al-Qalamoun carried out a quality operation and were able […]

‘Pigs! Crusaders!’: U.S.-Backed Fundamentalist Militias Drive U.S. Commandos Out of al-Ray, Syria

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Fundamentalist militiamen of the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army chased American commandos out of al-Ray in Syria near the Turkish border, cursing them as “pigs” and “crusaders” and asserting that the United States is attempting a military occupation of Syria.

The «moderates» violate the cease-fire in Syria

The «moderates» of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) attacked the Kurds of the YPG in the North of Syria after the cease-fire had come into force. Russia specifically asked the FSA to stop fighting. In reality, this group of the FSA was formed by the Turkish army during the «liberation» of Jarablus, which until then had been occupied by Daesh. Show More Summary

“Pigs! Crusaders!”: US-Backed Fundamentalist Militias drive US Commandos out of al-Ray, Syria

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – As Raf Sanchez of The Telegraph writes, fundamentalist militiamen of the US-backed Free Syrian Army chased US commandos out of al-Ray in Syria…

US-Backed FSA Threatens Slaughter of US Commandos; American Flag Flying in Border Town

US special forces deployed to work with Turkish forces in Operation Euphrates Shield were threatened by US-backed Free Syrian Army forces, and more in our round-up. The post US-Backed FSA Threatens Slaughter of US Commandos; American Flag Flying in Border Town appeared first on Shadowproof.

SHOCK VIDEO: U.S.-Backed, ‘Moderate’ Free Syrian Army Threatens To Kill U.S. Special Forces. “Regi…

SHOCK VIDEO: U.S.-Backed, ‘Moderate’ Free Syrian Army Threatens To Kill U.S. Special Forces. “Regime change in Syria sounds really terrific until you consider that even the most moderate rebels are threatening to kill Americans.”

US Troops Forced To Flee Town After US-Backed Rebels Threaten To "Slaughter" Them

Authored by Graeme Baker via MiddleEastEye.net, US special forces soldiers were reportedly forced to flee a town in northern Syria after Free Syrian Army fighters threatened to "slaughter" them for their "invasion", according to videos...Show More Summary

As Truce Starts, Russia Tells Free Syrian Army to Stop Fighting Kurds

TeleSur | – – Moscow added it would continue its own air strikes against the Islamic State group and the militants formerly known as the Nusra Front Russia’s Defense Ministry called on…

Ankara-Backed Free Syrian Army Clears Turkish-Syrian Border of Daesh Militants

As part the Euphrates Shield offensive, fighters of the Free Syrian Army liberated the Turkish-Syrian border from Daesh. A day earlier, the Turkish military opened a new front in Syria's Aleppo province.

Suicide Bomber Kills at Least Five FSA Fighters in Daesh-Held Village in Aleppo

Five fighters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and several civilians died after a Daesh terrorist blew himself up in the village of Haftali in Syria’s Aleppo province, a source in local militia told RIA Novosti Sunday.

Turkey Bolsters Operation 'Euphrates Shield' in Syria with Eight More Tanks

The Turkish military has sent another eight tanks and armored vehicles to support the opposition Free Syrian Army at Jarabulus in northern Syria.

Turkey Enters the Syrian Quagmire

After years of ambiguity, President Erdogan has launched Turkey into the Syrian quagmire, deploying tanks and Special Forces to support 2000 units of the Free Syrian Army. According to President Erdogan, the operation, called Euphrates...Show More Summary

FSA Soldier Claims Group Will Conquer Daesh 'Capital' After Al-Bab, Manbij

The Free Syrian Army has taken the Syrian city of Jarabulus due to Turkish support, and the emboldened group intends to continue its offensive in the region, capturing both Daesh-held al-Bab and Kurdish-held Manbij, Free Syrian Army fighter Cumha Yasin told Sputnik.

A Diaspora's Dilemma: Citizens of Jarabulus Anxiously Await Chance to Go Home

Now that Turkish armed forces and Free Syrian Army fighters have pushed Daesh out of the northern Syrian city of Jarabulus, scores of former residents can't wait to return to their homes, according to Sputnik Turkey.

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