Syrian government forces reached the strategic town of Khan Sheikhoun

Syrian government forces and their allies in the strategically significant town of Khan Sheikhoun entered. That’s what happened, after a heavy air campaign and a artilleriebeschietingen, reported the Syrian Observatory for human Rights on Tuesday.

With the advance of government forces after a partial withdrawal of rebel groups from the city centre.

In Khan Sheikhoun, is located in the main highway between Damascus and Aleppo. The army of Khan Sheikhoun are not yet completely in our hands. A source from the camp of the rebels, said that there was still heavy fighting to be included.

The city is in the province of Idlib since 2014 will be in the hands of the rebels, and in 2017 as the target of a deadly poison gas attack.

In the area Monday, as a Turkish military convoy is bombed. That is, according to the Syrian media, on the way to the rebels to support them. The Turkish ministry of Defence said that the charges and said that the convoy was on its way to an observation post.

Very little chance of the rebels, Al Assad from the seat of lights

The various rebel groups that have launched in 2011 to fight against the regime of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad, there is little hope that they will take him out of the seat it will light up.

With Russian air support and military aid from Iran, gave Al Assad, over the past few years, the power. However, there are a number of places in the country to have a fight. The Syrian regime is in a steady march, but his authority is not a nationwide force.

Syria has remained in a chaotic battle scene

The north of Syria, since the fall of the caliphate of the Islamic State (IS) has been largely in the hands of the Kurdish insurgents, who are not sympathetic to Damascus alone. That has been a thorn in the side of the Turkey that no Kurdish rule in the other countries suffer. At the outbreak of the Turkish-Kurdish war in the region, it is possible.

At the same time, it IS far from being defeated. The group has an inverse evolution of the “state” for the underground terrorist network and committing once again to attacks on Iraq and Syria. An estimated eight to twelve thousand IS fighters are still in the area. Experts are warning that the massive detentiekampen where the accused soldiers and their families will be held, also will serve as a wervingscentra.

See also:
Islamic State prepares to make a comeback as a terrorist network, for


  • Each and every morning to know what is at night you have missed it? Around midday an update on the most important piece of news? Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular