One year after entering the Yarmouk Camp, the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) has imposed full control over every building block – save Street 15 and Al-Ja’ounah – inside this strategic district in southern Damascus.

According to local reports, Jabhat Al-Nusra (Syrian Al-Qaeda group) surrendered to the ISIS terrorists at almost every street block they controlled in the Yarmouk and Palestinian Camp districts after a brief battle this week.

With Yarmouk Camp under their control, ISIS is now able to threaten the central Damascus districts of Al-Midan and Al-Zahira.

However, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) have a strong presence in these aforementioned districts, along with Al-Tadamon and Al-Qadam.

A small group of ISIS terrorists originally left the Yarmouk Camp District after a three-way ceasefire agreement was put in place between the rebels, government, and ISIS.

The government forces left the Yarmouk Camp District as part of the ceasefire agreement that would allow for the ISIS terrorists to be transferred to Al-Raqqa; however, the latter reneged on the ceasefire and quickly seized the abandon areas.

 

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3AM
2016-04-09 12:37

How good was the idea to pull its forces from Syria by Russian government?

Leo
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Leo
2016-04-09 12:56

Where do IS get their supplies from? Looking on the map Yarmouk is an isolated island surrounded by goverment held areas?

Alexey Spiliotövich
Alexey Spiliotövich
2016-04-09 13:40

Can someone explain me, how can ISIS retain territory and even advance inside Yarmouk camp, having no supply routes whatsoever? Nusra has underground routes, but ISIS?

OP.
OP.
2016-04-09 20:26

Probably as well. I guess we are talking just about different names for the same organisation. FSA gets US weapons, “surrender” them to An-Nusra and these fuckers simply pass them on to IS. Under the shelter of Moslemic Brotherhood´s negro president.

Peggy Breckin
Peggy Breckin
2016-04-09 14:17

@Ibra_Joudeh oh no.

Secularist
Secularist
2016-04-09 17:45

Assad is an Idiot. Why he agreed for a ceasefire when the SAA & allies were to defeat the terrorists an many important areas

Political Vel Craft
Political Vel Craft
2016-04-09 20:41

Russian Alligator helicopters destroy ISIS positions in Syria (VIDEO)
https://t.co/6oJ37Oakkq https://t.co/gmkdqCgPn4

whattf
whattf
2016-04-10 04:32

@leithfadel please stop posting such embarrassing tweets, how can Russia, HEZB, SAA Iran allow ISIS to approach Damacus. Stop