DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:40 P.M.) – Amaq Agency has published a series of new images depicting a succesful jihadist raid on an Iraqi military headquarters in western Anbar, not far from the border with Syria.

Following the attack, ISIS militants torched lorries and tents abandoned by the Iraqi border guards and Popular Mobilization Units (PMU).

The photos also indicate the Islamic State is still able to mobilize large convoys despite suffering ongoing territorial setbacks across Iraq and Syria.

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In the aftermath of the attack, Amaq Agency claimed 17 PMU soldiers were killed and 31 vehicles captured from the Iraqi garrison.

From a strategic perspective, ISIS hopes to sever the newly established supply line that connects Damascus with Baghdad through a government corridor of desert territory neighboring the Al-Tanf border crossing where US special forces are based.

This supply line also serves to establish a land route between Iran and Hezbollah, thus allowing the latter to receive weapons by road instead of air.

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Amerikkkan-Democrazy
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2017-06-22 17:41

How come ISIS didn’t attack America?

Soizic
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Soizic
2017-06-22 17:43

That is only movies!

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux
2017-06-22 21:52
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Yeah, totally, and they brag about success that doesn’t even exist, trying to boost moral in the weak mind of their roaches!
Probably also trying to mislead some idiots at believing that US may back them or s**t like that as a taqiyya (deception) to spread discord, exactly like Deo Cass does, l**o!

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2017-06-23 02:49
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The US and Israel not only support them but they created them as their front line terror squads which have no rules of engagement but terror. ISIS clears the way for the US to invade and take over other countries with the excuse of fighting them. What’s on the surface is not what’s really happening. Everything in the official media is mass deception. The US is a global Mafia organization. They would offer you protection from unspecified threats for a very heavy price. If you refuse they will create the conditions for that threat to appear real. Human life is… Read more »

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2017-06-22 21:16

As if it is not obvious as to who these US proxies are and who they serve! For everybody’s information ISIS did not appear there out of the blue. They came fresh from the US occupied Al-Tanf military base where tbey are being trained in the guise of ‘moderate rebels.’ They simply changed their mask from ‘US moderate rebels’ to ISIS to have a cover to carry out this operation on behalf of their US financiers and handlers. Unfortunately only on the ground Free lance investigative journalists know the facts, and I am a member of this group. But Al-Masdar… Read more »

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2017-06-22 21:23

At this point the Iraqi and Syrian forces can obliterate them and take back the crossing from the US, UK and co special forces (the masked soldiers) and their mercenary terrorists. They took upon themselves the guise of ISIS so let h**l befall them all. No mercy. These monsters have to pay for their heinous massacre of the Shia heroes. The PM should waste no time and should immediately avenge their fallen martyrs.

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Daeshbags Sux
2017-06-22 21:59
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Shia heroes?
Syria’s a secular state, neverteless, on a sectarian basis, Sunnism is #1 but except shitlamists, nobody gives a f**k about this, people don’t even know if their neighbours are Cristians, atheists or anything.
Anyway, science flies you to the Moon, religion flies you into buildings!
Science proves what is real, religion is faith in things you can’t prove… And the truth about nature and te universe is much more beautiful than what any religion has ever imagined in the schizophrenic or drugged hallucinations of their story tellers

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2017-06-23 02:38
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They profess the Shia faith and that is their standard. They fight for justice and what they believe in, which is sacrifice even at the expense of martyrdom and I respect that and admire them for that. Besides Shia is the most tolerant and enlightened branch of the Islamic faith basing itself upon the Sufi philosophy which preaches the respect of all faiths and the betterment of humanity through knowledge and wisdom which brings humans closer to God, the all knowing and the all compassionate. It is a far cry from the Wahhabi obscurantist dogmatic and intolerant sect claiming to… Read more »

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Rafik Chauhan
2017-06-22 21:59

All the faces of this isil is hidden and most of them are showing backside it means this are FSA rebels including US special force who hid behind the mask . Carried the attack so they can stop Syrian and allies land route to Iraq for any soldier and weopeons to be transfered .This Is US trick.SAA and PMU SHOULD COUNTER ATTACK FRCEGULLY AND KILL THIS COWARDS XIONIST AND SLAVE

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Fred Flinstone
2017-06-23 08:47

Be sure that these ISIS militants had within their ranks US / Israeli special operation forces!
Without Doubt!

They are SCUM!

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ziad welds
2017-06-23 17:52

yup cia ordered isis to put pressure on the saa and pmu in the area without usa being attacked in the process