BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 A.M.) -The Islamic State (ISIL) launched a massive assault on the western countryside of Deir Ezzor, tonight, targeting the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) defenses in the Panorama area of the province.

ISIL’s large-scale night assault would prove successful, as their forces managed to take control of the Panorama School near the strategic roundabout.

Following the capture of the Panorama School, the Islamic State forces broke-through the Syrian Arab Army’s front-lines at the large hilltop of Tal Umm Abboud, forcing the latter to reinforce the area in order to avoid being overrun.

According to a military source in Deir Ezzor, the situation is not good for the Syrian military at the Panorama front, as the Islamic State forces are steadily advancing at Tal Umm Abboud and Tal SyriaTel.

If the aforementioned hilltops are captured, tonight, then the Islamic State forces will reach the southern gates of Deir Ezzor City by sunrise on Monday.

The Syrian and Russian air forces are now launching airstrikes along the Islamic State’s main supply route to the Panorama area, hitting several sites as far south as the Thardeh Mountains and Al-Thayyem Oil Fields.

The military source informed Al-Masdar that ISIL is losing a significant number of fighters to achieve this advance in Deir Ezzor, so this could be prove costly in the future for the terrorist group.

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Assad must stay
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Assad must stay

I hope the ISIS idiots will be repelled. With a maximum of casualties.

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Deo Cass

ISIS are being helped by the US proxies of the SDF and the YPG. The US and the invading Kurds want Deir Ezzur and are unleashing their front line terror squads for that purpose. Trump has make it clear that for him it is Hezbollah, Iran and those whom their back, namely the Syrian Arab Army which are terrorists, not ISIS. The shift in the US, YPG and SDF and all other denominations from ISIS which they never truly attacked, to the elected Syrian government is official and declared. “We will not permit the Syrian regime from linking” with its… Read more »

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“Agreement #Assad & #SDF/#YPG allowed Assad to send fighters & military support to Qamishli & SDF sent fighters frm Afrin to #Raqqa”-Aleppo24
=> Very likely to launch an offensive on Deir-Ezzor siege as there’ll be only 40-50km to go from the SDF lines while from Palmyra, there are +200km.

Not really your agenda, Deo Cassos, isn’t it?

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A massive counter offensive by the Syrian Arab Army is needed now! In the meantime patatroops should be immeiately deployed from behind enemy lines to strike ISIS by surprise from the rear. Paratroops should bevutilized more frequently by the Syrian Arab Army as they reach opration areas fast and at any weak point of the enemy.

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If there were any direction in which the SAA forces could accomplish a strategic retreat, a breakout, this would be the best, temporary, option. Unfortunately, they are too far from any support and would be set upon from every direction if they were to attempt this. If there were any a time that Al Quds force were to attempt an airborne intervention into the Syrian conflict, this would be that time. Barring any extraordinary interventions, I do believe that this may be the end of the Deir ez Zor garrison. They’ve held this tenuous position with no real improvement of… Read more »

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It is more wishable that they all stay here, but actually… Just six feet under…

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(it’s my answer to Assad must stay 😉 )

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Chauhan Chauhan

this is bad news for SAA may Allah help this brave saa and allies army to bury this whbahi/ziinist pig deep into earth. .US and saudi allies defently help this isil scum bag to take dier zor as thier capital . us/saudi has made deal with isil to leave raqqa and go to dier zor or palmyara . us/saudi want the bore of syria with iraq to be control and break syria into 3 parts that project is still on. iraq and syria goverment and army should not let this happen. and dont trust this sdf and ypg

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its anew plan from US/and SDF/KURDS. THEY WANT DIER ZOR TO FALL IN THE HANDS OF ISIL. THEN SDF/US USE THAT PRETEXT TO ATTACK DIER ZOR AND TAKE CONTROL OF THE CITY AND AIRPORT AND AFTER THAT SDF/KURDS MOVE ALL THIER WAY TO ALBUKAMAL CROOSING TO CLOSE ENTIER BORDER FROM NOTH TO NORTHEAST. AND THEN FROM SOUTHEAST FSA SCUM IS HELPED BY US TO REACH ALBUKMAL SO THEY CAN CLOSE THAT BORDER FROM SOUTH EAST COMPLETLY SEALING IRQI BORDER FRO SAA AND GOVERMENT. AND I WILL NOT BE SURPRISE SDF WILL DO THAT. IF SDF/AND KURDS WAS SINCERE TO HELP… Read more »

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The battle for Deir-ez-Zor is the turning point of the war.
What about airborne troops from Aleppo and Palmyra?