Tribesmen, foreign-sponsored insurgents clash in Syria’s Aleppo

Insurgents in Syria (file photo)

Tribesmen have clashed with foreign-sponsored insurgents in the northwestern Syrian city of Aleppo,Press TV reports.

The fighting broke out in the southern district of Bab al-Neirab during the early hours of Thursday.

Casualties have also been reported.

The Syrian army has inflicted heavy losses on the insurgents in Aleppo over the past few days.  Continue reading

Insurgents retreat from Salahuddin neighborhood of Syria’s Aleppo

Foreign-sponsored insurgents in Syria have retreated from the southwestern neighborhood of Salahuddin in the northwestern city of Aleppo.

The development comes as the insurgents raided and burned a food warehouse in the northern neighborhood of Ashrafyiah on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, fighting continues between the Syrian army and the insurgents in several areas of Aleppo, including Ashrafyiah, the southern district of Sokkari and the central area of Seif al-Dowla.

Source: Press TV




Syrian army destroys telecom system of foreign-sponsored insurgents

Syrian security forces (shown) have cleared most neighborhoods in Damascus of insurgents. (File photo)

The Syrian army has destroyed the Turkey-provided telecommunication system of foreign-sponsored insurgents, amid ongoing clashes between the government troops and armed gangs in the northwestern city of Aleppo, Press TV reports.

The development comes as the Syrian security forces continue their operation in Aleppo to clear the city of insurgents.

On Tuesday, the Syrian army killed tens of insurgents in the southwestern neighborhood of Salahuddin and the southern district of Sokari in the city.

The Syrian Foreign Ministry recently sent two letters addressed to the head of the UN Security Council and the UN secretary general, stating that the insurgents backed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey are using civilians in Aleppo as human shields, and killing anyone who does not support their “horrific crimes.” Continue reading