BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd Al-Sha’abi) met for the first time at a border-crossing for the first time in several years.

Footage released by Al-‘Alam on Sunday shows the Syrian Arab Army and Popular Mobilization Units meeting at an Iraqi border-crossing near the town of Al-Rutbah.

Al-Alam

The Syrian and Iraqi governments enjoy a direct supply route between Damascus and Baghdad.

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How utterly wonderful – for there to be now a great supply route between Damascus and Baghdad! Such great news! May God greatly protect and enhance the fighting effectiveness of every pro-Assad soldier, fighter and pilot throughout Syria and may He powerfully come against every illegally present fighter, soldier and pilot in Syria.

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BUT ALWALEED IS FAR FROM SAA WHERE THEY ARE LOCATED BCUZ ALWALLED IS INLINE WITH AL TANAF WHICH IS CONTTROLLED BY FSA TERRIOST . THEN HOW COME SAA REACHED ALWALEED CROSSING ARE THEY HELPED BY PMU AND IRAQI SOLDIER TO GET INTO IRAQI TERRIOTRY WITH PM PERMISSION.

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Le liveuamap shows a junction mid course between al-Walid and Faydat al-Kammunat, probably on the Iraqi side of the border… Or not.
Note there is also a Syrian rush to al-Qaim area on a two pronged axis, on the Syrian side of the border. One is already in the Deir-Ezzor governorate.
Desert warfare can move very very fast 😉