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The full territory of East and Northeast Aleppo has been liberated from terrorist gangs on Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said.



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The territory of east Aleppo where 90,000 residents live was liberated from terrorists on Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

Some 90,000 residents live in east Aleppo freed from militants, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said.

“By noon on November 29, the territory of the city where 90,000 residents of Aleppo live, has been fully freed from terrorists.”

Syrian Army evacuates E. Aleppo residents from liberated Jabal-Badro district.
Civilians were evacuated from the recently liberated eastern Aleppo district of Jabal-Badro on Sunday, after the Syrian Arab Army and pro-government militias made large gains in the beleaguered Syrian city.
Head of the Aleppo Security Committee Major General Zaid Saleh, who led the operation, said “around 2,000 of civilians were evacuated from this district. They were moved to a safe area.” He added that as militants fled the area, the civilians “were detained by militants during the withdrawal. They were used as human shields”.
Jabal-Badro’s resident (from Arabic): “For me it was very hard to go, but I came here. Either to die, or to starve! They lie, they detained us there. And now they are keeping our families there and do not release them. They beat event those women that we took with us. This is the truth”.
Zaid Saleh, Major General at the Syrian Army (from Arabic): “Around 2,000 of civilians were evacuated from this district. They were moved to a safe area. Here are civilians that were detained by militants during the withdrawal. They were used as human shields”. (more reports here)

Over the past 24 hours, 507 terrorists have left Aleppo and laid down arms, the center said, adding that 484 fighters among local residents have been immediately granted amnesty.

The ministry said that the residents of the area received humanitarian aid and medical assistance.

On Tuesday, Syrian Army’s General Command called on militants to lay down arms in accordance with an amnesty decree, to stop the bloodshed, bombing of residential areas as well attacks on civilians.


Syrian Arab Army Regains Full Control of Northeast Aleppo – [Militia Source]

The Syrian government forces and the allied militia regained control over the entire north-eastern part of the city of Aleppo, a militia source told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.

“The army and the militia managed to regain control over the districts of Sheikh Khodr and Sheikh Fares. Thus, we can say that the north-eastern part of Aleppo is completely under the control of the Syrian army,” the source said.

Thousands of civilians have been trapped in Aleppo for months, without access to food, water, electricity or medical assistance as Syrian government troops and rebel forces continue to fight for its control.

Civilians flee rebel-held parts of Aleppo as SAA gain ground

Earlier this month, the first special operation to evacuate the citizens of eastern Aleppo was held. On Monday, the Russian reconciliation center said that the Syrian army had established complete control over 12 districts of eastern Aleppo, liberating some 40 percent of the region’s territory.

Syria has been in a state of civil war since 2011, with government forces fighting the Syrian opposition groups striving to overthrow President Assad. In parallel, Damascus has to counter numerous extremist groups, in particular, the Islamic State (ISIL), the terrorist group outlawed in wide range of countries.


Syrian Arab Army units restore security and stability to Scientific Research Housings, al-Haidaria, and al-Sakhour in eastern Aleppo, more successful military operations in other part of the Country

Syrian Arab Army, Syrian Armed Forces and Allied units continued making advances in the battle against terrorism, establishing control over the neighborhoods of al-Haidaria and al-Sakhour and the Scientific Research Housings area in the eastern part of Aleppo city.


Syrian Arab Army units working in Aleppo have achieved new advances in their operations against positions of Takfiri terrorist organizations and restored security and stability to the Scientific Research Housings area and the neighborhoods of al-Haidaria and al-Sakhour, al-Inzarat, Sheikh Khudre, Mahalej factories, Suleiman al-Halabi station and a large part of Bustan al-Basha in the eastern part of the city.

A military source told SANA that army units, in cooperation with supporting and allied forces, restored security and stability fully to the Scientific Research Housings area, and that the units are continuing to advance in the Youth Housings area in eastern Aleppo as terrorists’ ranks collapse.

Syrian Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces and allies, carried out accurate operations against gatherings and positions of the terrorist organizations in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city and restored security and stability to the neighborhoods of al-Haidaria and al-Sakhour.

The operations resulted in killing sores of the terrorists and destroying their weapons, adding that the army units are chasing the fleeing terrorists in the area.

Engineering units dismantled mines and explosives planted by the terrorists in the squares and streets of al-Haidaria and al-Sakhour neighborhoods.

Aleppo Governor Hussein Diab said that an army unit, in cooperation with supporting forces, established control over Sleiman al-Halabi water station, and that technicians have entered the station to begin repairs in order to bring it back online as soon as possible


The army air force carried out a number of sorties on the terrorist organizations affiliated to the so-called Jaish al-Fateh in a number of villages and towns in the countryside of Hama and Idleb provinces.

The army air force targeted the terrorist organizations’ gatherings in Mourek, al-Quneitrat, al-Araba’en area, north of Souran, north of Maan and Skaik towns and Tal Tarae in the northern countryside of Hama province and Kfromeh, al-Tamanaa and Khan Shaikhoun in the southern countryside of Idleb province.

The source added that the army destroyed the terrorist organizations’ weapons and ammunition depots, positions, armored and machineguns- equipped vehicles in addition to eliminating a number of their members.

Deir Ezzor

The army units , backed by the army air force, artilleries and tanks, targeted ISIS gatherings, hotbeds and supply routes in al-Ummal (workers) neighborhood and the villages of Ayyash and al-Baghaliyeh in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor Province and in the surrounding of al-Jafra village and the Eastern barricade of Deir Ezzor military airport in the province.

The army operation killed at least 20 ISIS terrorists and destroyed a number of their tanks and armored and machineguns-equipped vehicles.


An army unit targeted with artillery fire fortifications and movements of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the area surrounding al-Masri roundabout and to the south of al-Jomrok al-Qadeem (Old Customs) in Daraa al-Balad in Daraa province.

A military source told SANA that this resulted in killing a number of terrorists and destroying a fortified position in which a terrorist operating a machinegun was located, in addition to destroying a motorcycle.

Later in the evening, army units killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their positions and fortifications in concentrated bombardments against their movements in al-Bajabjieh alley, al-Badou alley, al-Ebhar neighborhood, to the north of al-Banat “girls” School in al-Abaasyieh neighborhood and to the east of the Electricity Institution in Daraa al-Balad. area,


Army units killed a number of ISIS terrorists, injured others and destroyed their vehicles in Talit al-Awamid and the area to the north of al-Qariatin dam in the southeast countryside of Homs, according to a military source.

The source added that army units, operating in the northern countryside of the province, directed strikes on dens and gatherings for Jabhat al-Nusra in al-Ghanto and al-Sam’alil village.

The source added that due to the strikes, a number of vehicles were destroyed and a number of terrorists were killed or injured.

The terrorists Mahmoud Omar al-Jokhadar, Yassin Mostafa al-Ali, Abdul Aziz Qasor, Louay Abdul Hadi Qassem and Maan Khaled Salama were identified among the dead.


A number of terrorists were killed and others were injured in sorties carried out by the Syrian Air Force against their gatherings and positions in the northern countryside of Lattakia province.

Army air strikes targeted terrorists in the villages of Kabaneh, Ruweiset al-Alliyeh, Dahret al-Dighleh, Ba’arbayia and Hallouz in the northern countryside of the province.

Scores of terrorists were killed in the sorties and a number of their vehicles were destroyed, some of which equipped with medium or heavy machineguns.


Syrian government forces recapture 5 blocks, 2,000 buildings in east Aleppo

In just two days, the Syrian Army liberated five blocks – 2,000 buildings – in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria reported. Over 900 civilians, including 119 children, have escaped in the last 24 hours.

“Only in the last 24 hours, 903 civilians, including 119 children, have left the militant-held area of Jabal Badro. Eight militants have ended resistance and left the eastern part of the city using the corridors provided by the Russian center for reconciliation and by the Syrian authorities,”a statement by the Reconciliation Center said.

On Sunday, Syria’s SANA news agency reported, citing a military source, that the Syrian Army established full control over the Jabal Badro neighborhood in Aleppo.

On Saturday, it also reported that government forces captured the Masaken Hanano neighbourhood and the surrounding area.

The Syrian Army is now conducting a large-scale clearance operation in the Masaken Hanano district, where terrorists from Al-Nusra Front and other radical groups mined buildings and roads to prevent civilians from fleeing the area through humanitarian corridors established by government forces.

At the same time, about 1,500 civilians, mostly women and children, managed to flee from the eastern Aleppo districts controlled by militants to the government-held areas, through the newly-recaptured Masaken Hanano district, SANA news agency reports.

Meanwhile, militants continue to shell government-held western Aleppo. At least three people were killed and 15 more injured in one of the latest shelling attacks on al-Midan neighborhood on Saturday, SANA reports, citing a source at Aleppo Police Command.

The Reconciliation Center has organized humanitarian aid delivery to Aleppo’s recaptured districts. “Peaceful life resumes in the area, the locals [now make up] the authorities, provide security and order,” the statement says.

Some militants who control eastern Aleppo have expressed their desire to leave the city, while the more radical groups prevent them from doing so, the Center said.

“Residents of three neighborhoods made the militants, who controlled the areas for at least four years, flee those districts.”

On Saturday, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that three aid deliveries to Aleppo residents were carried out in the course of a day, ranging from one to two tons.

Syrian government forces started an operation aimed at recapturing the eastern part of Aleppo from militants twelve days ago.

Meanwhile, the number of Syrian settlements joining the ceasefire has risen to 986, as eight more villages joined the truce, the Russian Center for Reconciliation said in a statement on Saturday, adding that peace negotiations between government forces and leaders of armed opposition groups in Damascus, Aleppo, and other provinces continue.


The Syrian Army establishes control over Jabal Badro neighborhood in Aleppo, al-Halk area east of the city

(27-28/11/2016) ~ Army units, backed by the army air force, on Sunday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against the Takfiri terrorist organizations in different areas across the country, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel.


A military source announced on Sunday that the army units in cooperation with the supporting forces established full control over Jabal Badro neighborhood, to the south of Masaken Hanano area in Aleppo.

Later, a military source announced that army units, in cooperation with supporting and allied forces, established full control over al-Halk area east of Aleppo city, eliminating large numbers of terrorists.

The source said that the army is chasing down the remaining terrorists who fled al-Halk area, adding that engineering units are dismantling explosive devices and landmines left behind by the defeated terrorists in the area’s streets and squares.

Earlier, army units launched intensive bombardments against hotbeds of the terrorist organizations and their positions in al-Rashideen 4 area and in Khan Touman town in the western and southern countryside.

The source added that a large number of terrorists were killed and others were injured in the bombardments, mostly from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization, and a number of their armored and machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed.


Army units, backed by the air force, destroyed gatherings and vehicles of “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorists in the countryside of Hama and Idleb.

Army units intensified their special operations against gatherings and fortifications of the terrorist organizations and their supply routes in the towns and villages of Mourek, Atshan, Skeak, north of Ma’an and Taibet al-Imam and the farms between al-Zakat and Kafr Zita in the northern countryside of the province.

A large number of terrorists were killed in the operations and a number of their armored and machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed.

In the southern countryside of Idleb northern province, the army air force destroyed various types of the terrorists’ vehicles, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others in the villages and towns of Abdin, Kafr Ain, Kafr Sajna, Khan Sheikhoun and al-Taman’a.


The Syrian Air Force conducted sorties targeting sites and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Talbisa, al-Rastan and Teir Maala in the northern countryside of Homs province, according to a military source.

The source added that two sites and a number of vehicles belonging to Jabhat al-Nusra were destroyed and a number of its members were killed.

The source pointed out that the air strikes also destroyed a number of ISIS vehicles and killed a number of terrorists in Rasm al-Sabaa village 75 km to the east of Homs city.

Later, SANA’s correspondent said that the Air Force destroyed a base in which a meeting for leaders of Ahrar al-Cham and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groups was being held in Qasr al-Sharkasi in al-Rastan area, killing 5 terrorists, injuring 15 others, and destroying a 4WD vehicle.


An army unit targeted fortifications of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groups in the surroundings of Busra Square at the northern side of al-Nazihin Camp in Daraa al-Balad area in the southern Daraa province.

According to the military source, two hideouts were destroyed and a number of terrorists were killed or injured in the operation.

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