2 January 2016. As if things couldn’t get worse for the aforementioned Islamist rebels, the frigid Latakia winter has just started, making their movements around the steep mountains of Jabal Al-Akrad (Kurdish Mountains) and Jabal Al-Turkmen (Turkmen Mountains) extremely difficult.

AL MASDAR

http://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-army-uses-the-weather-to-advance-in-northern-latakia

At industryabout.com:

Syria - Industrial Facilities Map