Understanding the conflict, Turkey, Syria, Israel, Usa, incoming Russia, situation in northern Syria as of 19.06.2022
Published on 20.6.2022
On June 2, 2022, observers and local media reported that the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) began sending its technicians from Idlib to Afrin and northern Aleppo.
According to the media, new convoys of military equipment from the Turkish Armed Forces have also arrived in the border areas between the SNA-controlled areas and Tal Abyad, including tanks, armored personnel carriers, artillery pieces and MLRS.
In a video, technical units of the SNA carrying the flags 🏳️🕋 Ahrar al-Sham (Syrian jihadist Salafist militia) and 🟩⬜️⬛️ tricolor of the Syrian rebels move towards the front lines.
4.6.2022: Some photos of Islamists from Bosnia and Herzegovina killed in Syria in the ranks of ISIL.
On 5.5.2022: “Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that panic in Ukraine is causing panic in Europe.
“While our country has successfully managed illegal immigration from Syria for 11 years, we in Europe are panicking over the Russian-Ukrainian crisis. We pray that the world will come out of the critical period it is going through as quickly as possible,” he said. Speaking at a convention of the ruling Justice and Development Party.
5.6.2022: The Russian side noticed the activation of illegal armed formations in the Idlib de-escalation zone after Turkey’s statements about the start of the military operation in Syria, the deputy head of the Center for Russian reconnaissance, Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev. warring parties in Syria, he said.
Deputy head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Warring Parties in the Syrian Arab Republic Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev said that two Israeli Air Force F-16 tactical fighters struck with two guided missiles from the Golan Heights airspace over objects in Damascus province, April 14, 2022.
So, one missile was destroyed using the Russian-made Buk-M2E complex in service with the SAR Armed Forces. The CPAF representative noted that as a result of the Israeli airstrikes, a warehouse of material goods was damaged and no fatalities were recorded.
In addition, a Syrian soldier was killed and another was injured after sniper and artillery fire by terrorists from the Flyful region at the positions of government forces in the area of the village of Kawkaba in the province of Hama.
6.6.2022: Additional units of the Turkish Armed Forces are deployed in northern Syria and in the Turkish border areas on the eve of a new military operation.
6.6.2022: A US military patrol encountered a Russian armed forces convoy near the Syrian town of Tel Tamr.
It includes not only the Shot armored vehicle, the BTR-82A and other protected vehicles, but also two Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile systems at once.
On the eve of the new military operation of the Turkish Armed Forces in northern Syria, increased activity of Russian units, including helicopter gunships, was also noted.
7.6.2022: At the initiative of the Turkish side, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu had a telephone conversation with Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey Hulusi Akar.
- It was mainly an exchange of views and assessments of the situation in Ukraine and Syria.
- Defense ministers discussed in detail the safety of navigation in the Black Sea in connection with solving the problem of grain export from the territory of Ukraine.
- The importance of continuing close interaction in Syria aimed at maintaining long-term stability in the region was noted.
- Russian-Turkish contacts on these issues will continue.
8.6.2022: In northern Hasakah, near the town of Hamo, the Syrians blocked an American convoy patrolling the oil and gas fields in the area and burned the American flag.
The administration recalls that only Russia and Iran have the right to be in Syria. The United States and Turkey are impostors stealing from the Syrian people.
On 9.6.2022: Syrian President Assad in an interview with RI Arabic:
“This war did not end, even before communism and the First World War. This is a permanent war, and Russia has a major role to play here as part of the global balance of forces. Russia’s strength today contributes to restoring the lost international balance, even if this return is partial. And this balance, which we want so much, is reflected first of all in small countries. And Syria is one of them. ”
Friday, June 10, 2022: Israel carried out heavy airstrikes on Damascus airport. It has since been out of service. A major escalation between the two enemy countries which raises fears of the outbreak of a major conflict between the Jewish state, Syria, Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah,
Read our article: Syria: Israel puts Damascus airport out of service, another war to fear?
On 11.6.2022: The Turkish army attacked a telecommunications tower in Kurdish-controlled territory in the Syrian province of Aleppo.
The communication node is out of service. Turkey continues to actively prepare for a new military operation in northern Syria.
On 14.6.2022: Syria is ready to recognize the independence of the Donetsk People’s Republic – Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad
18.6.2022: The United States is concerned about the risk of a direct confrontation with Russia in Syria.
Sources said Russian armed forces launched airstrikes on a garrison near Syria’s border with Jordan in southeastern SAR, where US troops are training local militants.
US military personnel fear that a miscalculation could escalate into an unintended conflict between the United States and Russia.
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Turkish Armed Forces: Situation in northern Syria at the end of 19.06.2022.
▪️ Conflicts continued overnight between Syrian National Army groups led by Al-Jabhat al-Shamiya and the eastern sector of Ahrar al-Sham in northern Aleppo province.
▪️ By morning, Ahrar ash-Sham had regained control of the colony. Aulan.
▪️ As of 09:00, sources associated with Ahrar al-Sham reported that the group had established control over the following settlements:
- Ain Dara;
- Uf Basufan;
- Burj Abdullah;
- Lama Jalama;
- Deir Balut;
- “Say Saluru.
▪️ Not without the participation of the Turkish side, a meeting took place between the commanders Ahrar al-Sham and Al-Jabhat al-Shamiya, following which agreements on a ceasefire and control of the territories were been concluded.
▪️ Agreement of the parties, the villages of Tell Battal and Ebla with all the headquarters of the Ahrar al-Cham group will remain under the control of Al-Jabhat ash-Shamiya.
▪️ The localities of Aulan, Qabasin, Al-Hadas, as well as the Jarablus camps will remain under the control of Ahrar al-Shama.
▪️ Following negotiations with the Turkish authorities, activists from Hayat Tahrir ash-Sham and the Idlib sector of Ahrar ash-Sham, who arrived the day before to support the eastern sector of Ahrar ash-Sham, began to withdraw their forces of Operation Olive Branch.
▪️ Several HTS columns have already left n. the localities of Basuta, Ain-Dara and Karzikhal, after which the detachments of Feylak ash-Sham were deployed in these villages.
The deployment of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’s forces in the Olive Branch operation area is unprecedented. According to local sources, this happened with the complicity and knowledge of several factions of the SNA, which adhered to neutrality, most notably Feilak ash-Sham and the Liberation Movement (Harakat Tayrun).
▪️ Around 4:00 p.m., traffic was opened on the trade route through the Gazavia checkpoint that connects Veliki Idlib and the Olive Branch area.
▪️ Free Syrian Army founder Riyad al-Assad and the leadership of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham issued statements condemning the civil conflict between armed groups in the northern province of Aleppo.
▪️ The active phase of the Turkish operation in northern Syria has not started yet.
20.6.2022: Russia conducts operations against the US coalition and strikes US bases. US fears two-power conflict – WSJ
The United States is concerned about Russia’s actions in Syria because “a miscalculation can escalate into conflict.” Russian aerospace forces attack facilities where Americans are, writes the Wall Street Journal.
In June, the Russian military carried out a series of operations against the US-led coalition in Syria, including one this week at a strategic base in southern SAR near the border with Jordan, where the Americans are training local fighters. the WSJ told the Pentagon.
On 20.6.2022: In the sights of the Ka-52: Special forces blocked a column of the American army in Syria.
“Alligator” Ka-52 observes how in the area of the settlement of Mansef, at a road post, fighters of the 54th regiment of the special forces of the Syrian armed forces blocked and forced a column of the American army consisting of 5 units of MRAP and a pick-up escorting the Syrian Democratic Forces to return to the base of Tell-Baydar. “Americans should not be in Syria! – say the Arab fighters.
To be continued
MI-35M combat helicopter and Turkish Kirpi II protected vehicle in Syria.