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Government Forces Capture Marble Factory In Ayn Tarma Amid Militant Infighting In Eastern Damascus
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has captured the marble factory and several adjacent buildings in the Ayn Tarma area east of Damascus.
Syrian Air Force warplanes targeted Faylaq al-Rahman fighters in Ayn Tarma with four air strikes on Saturday, and the Syrian Republican Guard forces bombed Faylaq al-Rahman fortifications in Ayn Tarma and Jobar district with heavy rockets.
From its side, Faylaq al-Rahman targeted SAA posiotions in the vicinity of Ayn Tarma with tanks, and claimed destroying an SAA 23mm gun during the attack.
A T-72av tank of the Republican Guard was also targeted with SPG-9 and was damaged. However, it seems that Faylaq al-Rahman is still unable to counter the SAA push.
From its side, Jaysh al-Islam published photos showing its fighters repelling an attack by Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) on its positions in the Ashari farms in Eastern Ghouta. However, Jaysh al-Islam hasn’t yet been able to recapture the positions captured by HTS and Faylaq al-Rahman fighters.
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لقطات من معارك صد الاقتحام الذي شنّته فلول جبهة النصرة ومن آزرها على نقاط المجاهدين في منطقة الأشعري.

It’s expected that Jaysh al-Islam will launch a counter-attack soon on the positions of HTS and Faylaq al-Rahman in Eastern Ghouta. It’s also believed that the SAA will benefit from this and continue its advance in Ayn Tarma in order to increase pressure on Faylaq al-Rahman in Jobar district east of Damascus and push it to withdraw from it.


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