BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) – Rebel sleeper cells have emerged across both southern and western Syria, despite the fact that the Syrian military has declared many of these areas safe to return to.

Most recently, the Syrian military reported a powerful explosion inside the rural Daraa town of Tafas after an IED was detonated under a motor vehicle.

According to the Syrian military, the IED attack targeted the home of the reconciled Free Syrian Army (FSA) commander Abu Murshid Badran.

In addition to this attack, these rebel sleeper cells targeted two other sites inside the northern region of the Homs Governorate.

The first of these attacks occurred on March 8th when a group of rebels opened fire on a Syrian Arab Army checkpoint in the town of Al-Rastan.

The following night, the second attack would occur when a rebel fighter threw a grenade at a military checkpoint inside the same town.

These rebel fighters managed to escape capture by the Syrian Arab Army; however, it has also forced the latter to beef up their security in several parts of the country.

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Unless Idleb, Hama and Western Aleppo are not cleated of Turkish invasion and occupation troops and their terror squads, another major offensive by the Turkish foreign mercenary terrorists will be launched and all the gains the Syrian government has made and the human sacrifice involved would have been in vain. As long as Putin continues to collude with the Erdogan junta there can be no permanent peace in Syria.


I agree, if it were not for Turkey Idleb would be the Syrian army, if Erdegon invade Rojava sooner or later will attack the government forces as well.

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After the assassination campain of government thugs against reconciled former rebel leaders in the south, it is hardly surprising low level fighting in the form of resistance attacks is springing up again.