The battle for the last scrap of land held by ISIS has taken longer than expected.
Heavy Combat Footage of Hezbollah and SAA
New combat footage of Hezbollah and the Syrian Arab Army battling Syrian rebels during the Battle of al-Qusayr (2013). The second of two battles in al-Qusayr started on 19 May 2013, as part of the larger al-Qusayr offensive, launched in early April 2013 by the Syrian Army and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah, during the Syrian civil war, with the aim of capturing the villages around the rebel-held town of al-Qusayr and ultimately launching an attack on the town itself. The region was strategically important as a supply route for rebels fighting Syrian government forces in Homs and also for the Syrian government, as it lies between the capital, Damascus, and the Syrian coast, a stronghold for Assad supporters. On 5 June, after two weeks of fighting, the Syrian Army and Hezbollah regained control of al-Qusayr as the last rebel contingents retreated. Read more: http://bit.ly/1ODGrE4