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2012-07-31 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Regime Claims Military Gains in Aleppo, Rebels Deny
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Posted by Fred 2012-07-31 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6460 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Syria 

#1 reports are that the rebels captured a few more tanks and some light artillery this morning north of the city center and the Syrian govt forces haven't taken anything beyond what they had yesterday except for a block or two in the western part of the city
Posted by lord garth 2012-07-31 10:40||   2012-07-31 10:40|| Front Page Top

#2 afternoon action consisted of shelling by the govt and ambushes and skirmishing by both sides

reports are that the rebels are placing IEDs and pre positioning vehicle bombs in anticipation of a push by govt forces
Posted by lord garth 2012-07-31 15:02||   2012-07-31 15:02|| Front Page Top

#3 Rebel-held areas are reported to be running short of food. If true, they are in trouble. In fact, it's pretty surprising they're having these issues, given that a substantial chunk are said to be drawn from Army defectors. On the other hand, it's been a while since they've gone to war. Of course, they could resort to the other white meat, if they're not squeamish.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-07-31 21:20||   2012-07-31 21:20|| Front Page Top

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