BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) launched a counter-offensive this evening in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor after losing a significant amount of territory in the northern part of Hajin.

According to reports from the Deir Ezzor front, Daesh managed to retake several points inside of Hajin that they lost to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) over the last 24 hours.

However, the extent of their advance is still unknown at this time due to the heavy bombardment of Hajin by the U.S.-led Coalition.

The town of Hajin is believed to be Daesh’s de-facto capital in Syria and Iraq after they lost the cities of Raqqa, Mosul (northwest Iraq), Albukamal, and Mayadeen.

For Daesh, conceding Hajin to the Syrian Democratic Forces would be a devastating blow to their self-proclaimed ‘caliphate’, as its the largest town under their control in the Middle East.

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Karel Vd Geest

There are already reports the counterattack was expected and largely failed with heavy losses on IS side. An IS attack on Bukamal went largely unreported.

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But we know that both are “US-backed” (and therefore Israili-backed). Therefore it’s time to queue the “time to bomb Syrian civilians and blame it on Daesh” tape to quiet the sandbox.

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Ridiculous. Might as well say Lunarians are funding IS.