Friday, October 2, 2015

War against ISIS:Iran and Hezbollah prepare major offensive in Syria with air support from Moscow's bombers

Vladimir Putin signs decree drafting 150,000 conscripts into the Russian military
The timing of the move, on the very day Russia entered the Syrian conflict yesterday, will raise suspicions the Russian President (top right) is planning a wider offensive to prop up his Syrian counterpart. It also comes after one of Putin's staunchest allies called on him to send in Muslim ground troops to defeat the Islamic State and other extremist groups
Homs city
 Meanwhile, Moscow said it had attacked 12 targets belonging to ISIS, including a command centre in Hama and an ammunition depots in Idlib, on its second day of bombing runs. However, activists say they also hit moderate rebels including a base controlled by the Ahrar al-Sham Movement (main and top left) at Hass ancient cemeteries in Idlib.

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