DEIR EZZOR, SYRIA (10:50 A.M.) – The situation in Deir Ezzor is not in favor of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) at the moment, as the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) inches closer to the strategic military airport at the outskirts of the provincial capital.

On Wednesday night, the Islamic State terrorists managed to capture the Syrian Arab Army’s last points at the Thardeh Mountains, leaving them within striking distance of the Deir Ezzor Military Airport’s western perimeter for the first time in this war.

Making matters worse for the Syrian Arab Army at the Deir Ezzor Airport, the Islamic State’s presence at the Thardeh Mountains has given them the geographic advantage in this battle because they are overlooking the government forces from the western flank.

ISIS has already launched a new assault on the Deir Ezzor Military Airport today, striking this strategic installation from both the western and southern flanks.

According to a military source inside the province, the Syrian Arab Air Force (SAAYF) has already conducted several sorties over the Thardeh Mountains in order to forestall the terrorists from reaching the western gates of the airport.

Clashes are still ongoing at the moment; however, the Syrian Arab Army has been able to repel all previous infiltration attempts.

 

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Miguel
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#ObamISIS

Sajad Ahmad Rather
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Sajad Ahmad Rather

Thanx to US and its other swines that terrorists are advancing in the area.Thanks Thanks Thanks US,a rogue and terrorist nation.US can change its colour but not its terrorist characteristics.

Dwill Dbloke
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Dwill Dbloke

This is all thanks to the US…i pray the SAA don’t loose this battle.

James Portugal Bustillo
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James Portugal Bustillo

the ISIScum needs that military airport for the USAirforce help and military support

Victor de la Garza
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Victor de la Garza

Who the f**k is giving them the money for the weapons? Who sells them???!! WHO PROFITS???!!!

Michael Vela
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Michael Vela

United States and its Middle East allies

Daeshbags Sux
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No US budget has ever been voted by congress. ISIS made lotsa money by smuggling oil and antics through Turkey and they seized a lotsa weapons from both Iraqi and Syrian armies’ stockpiles, now, they also clearly buy-back equipments from some Qaeda affiliated gangs who themselves are funded and armed by several ME countries who themselves buy weapons from the US but many weapons have been seized from Libyan arsenals then smuggled into Syria through Turkey. I doubt that CIA spent a single buck into this : as far as I know, such operations are illegal under US laws and… Read more »

Darrin Garnham
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Darrin Garnham

let’s hope they hold them off

syria 24 english
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syria 24 english

@leithfadel i hope the saa repels the attck the saa commands needs to sends reinforcement there

Ram Jam
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Ram Jam

Bomb them then!

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And better use cluster bombs or napalm : these are made to solve such problems…

Armand Berkut
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Armand Berkut

Thanks to American Douchebags !

RZ
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RZ

@leithfadel thank u USA

Zawar Ahmed Ali Mashadi
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Zawar Ahmed Ali Mashadi

just because of their god father “USA” …

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Shiraz Arain
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Shiraz Arain

so what now ?

Axis Of Resistance - Pakistan
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Axis Of Resistance - Pakistan

russians are eady to airstrike

Shiraz Arain
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Shiraz Arain

ok