DEIR EZZOR, SYRIA (3:05 A.M.) – The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) launched a major offensive in southwest Deir Ezzor on Wednesday, targeting the strategic Thardeh Mountains at the western rim of the provincial capital.

ISIS launched their offensive from Point 3 at Jabal Thardeh, striking the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) defenses along points 1 and 2 at the eastern slopes of the mountain.

Following a fierce battle on Wednesday, the Islamic State terrorists were able to establish full control over the entire mountaintop, leaving them within striking distance of both the Deir Ezzor Military Airbase and provincial capital.

In response to the Islamic State’s advances, the Syrian Arab Army’s 137th Artillery Brigade of the 17th Reserve Division has requested reinforcements from Deir Ezzor City, where the Republican Guard units are currently on the offensive near the Euphrates River.

Much of the Islamic State’s success is a result of the U.S.’ airstrikes that fractured the Syrian Arab Army’s defenses at Jabal Thardeh.

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Thanks to US dirty games.

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Time to use the biggest Thermobaric bomb in Russia’s arsenal I think.

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It’s nicknamed FOAB : Father of all bombs… Effects are similar to a small tac-nuke…

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They have the psychological advantage of knowing the US AF behind them , giving recital of treachery & doublespeak on world stage. No mean deal.

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#ISIS bullocks is an invisible ghosts. Don’t let someone else’s creation becomes your enemy’s. @MiddleEastEye @gobiernocontra

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Leith, write more accurate headlines please. And we don’t give a s**t what Saudi Arabia says.

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U.S. join the 21st Century and help Syrian Government and Russia.

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You’re not the only one thinking this.

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:p**p:

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Thanks to USAF @realDonaldTrump IS moving on city

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ziad welds

w*f didint you guys with 1000 troops and russian air force re take all lost points?? now you saying you lost it all again? da f**k