Published on 31 May 2015 | about 1 year ago
Syria War 2015 - Qalamoun Offensive: Hezbollah In Heavy Fighting With Syrian Rebels In The Battle For Qalamoun.
Heavy fighting broke out in Qalamoun, Syria as the Syrian army and the Shiite Lebanese Hezbollah launched a new offensive against Syrian rebels in the area.
This is not the first offensive of this kind in Qalamoun after the first SAA/Hezbollah offensive was launched on mid-November 2013 with the aim to cut rebel supply lines to Damascus from Lebanon.
By late April 2014, the last major rebel stronghold in the region fell to the Syrian Army, as it secured all of the towns in the region. However, 3,000 rebels retreated into the mountains to conduct guerrilla hit-and-run attacks.
From June through August 2014 a second offensive by Syrian government loyalists was then held out against this remaining rebels wich wasnt sucsesfull as more and more new rebel brigades where formed in the area.
Now on May the third offensive was launched by Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
According to Hezbollah about 40 rebel bases and four operation rooms where captured and most of Qalamoun's strategic hills and peaks such as Qornit Nahle, Qornit Abdul Haq, Jabal al-Barouh and Tallit Moussa. have been seized.
All in all the operation seems to have been a sucsess but fighting seems still be ongoing.
Syrian Civil War 2015 - Heavy Firefights During Fighting In The Battle For Aleppo. Footage from the battle for Aleppo. The city and its outskirts are one of the most contested battlefields in the whole contry with numerous different parties fighting for the control of the area and the sybolical capital of the Syrian rebels.
The rebels in this video are mostly members of the newly formed "Levant Front" a merge of several big rebel groups.
The combat footage documents mostly fighting in 2015 but a small amount in the begininning also is from 2014.
Recently the rebels announced to have taken full control over Handarat a district of Aleppo.
The fight for the city however isstill ongoing since nearly five years now with the conflict comming in its fith year without any sight of an sudden end.
Various Syrian and foregin groups fighting for the control of the area.