DAMASCUS, SYRIA (9:45 A.M.) – On Sunday, ISIS began a large-scale operation to regain control of the Al-Omar Oil Field, some 60 kilometers southeast of Deir Ezzor city, in order to push back the US-backed ‘Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF).

While the offensive itself is yet to reach a conclusion, the Islamic State has thus far killed six SDF members and retaken a lot of territory on the perimeter of the Al-Omar Oil Field although the facility remains under Kurdish control for now.

Photos of the offensive were released by Amaq Agency:

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According to multiple sources close to Al-Masdar News, the Al-Omar Oil Field was first ceded to US-backed forces last week after ISIS-aligned tribesmen defected to the SDF, handing over a dozen oil field in eastern Deir Ezzor.

With the newly taken sites somewhat disconnected from the Kurdish mainland, the SDF has faced logistical problems in bringing in reinforcements to eastern Deir Ezzor, thereby rendering the oil fields vulnerable to ISIS counter-attacks.

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philias
philias
2017-10-30 10:28

rats fighting among themselves wonder why

Deo Cass
Deo Cass
2017-10-30 14:01

Doesn’t make sense to me. It’s all a staged show to make us believe that the US and co terror organization and its slave Kurdish forces had some non-existant fight with their main front line fighting force ISIS to get the oil fields. It’s just another Hollywood staged show meant to deceive the general public, something the US global tyranny is an expert in.

You can call me AL
You can call me AL
2017-10-30 17:50
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I don’t know if it is staged. ISIS are not stupid (well !!), but thee are not the fighters that suddenly changed their uniform, shaved their beards and joined the SDF, these are the radicalised scum that may believe in the mad ideology and will die fighting. The SAA and Hezbollah are coming for them, they are sort of stuck in a few isolated areas and they know they will be eliminated shortly, they may as well go as martyrs in the dumb mind, or give themselves some time for the miracle to come !!!. You could be right, I… Read more »

soo
soo
2017-10-30 13:03

well, well, several footage with m-16 in terrorist, from some ‘generous’ entity or from Iraqis ?

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Kingstone Tyro
2017-10-30 15:04

where are the dead and captured fighters(SDF and ISIS). why publish only still pics. this is not proof that these old pals have clashed