BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:15 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies launched a large-scale offensive against the Islamic State (ISIS) forces in the Badiya Al-Sham region of southeast Syria last week.

In a matter of days, the Syrian Army and their allies managed to liberate a large chunk of this Islamic State pocket in southern Syria, forcing the latter to retreat to their strongholds along the Al-Sweida provincial border.

However, these advances were expected at the onset of the offensive, but the real battle is expected to begin in the coming days, as the Syrian Army attempts to capture some important sites in the Badiya Al-Sham region.

In order to weaken the Islamic State’s resolve at these sites, the Syrian Army has switched their offensive strategy to one of attrition.

According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Army’s primary objective at this point is to inflict as many casualties in the Islamic State’s ranks as possible.

Due to their limited resources and manpower shortages, the Islamic State is at the mercy of the Syrian Army troops that have encircled their entire pocket.

With nowhere to go and limited provisions, the Islamic State will have to find a way to avoid casualties and breakout of this large pocket in southeast Syria.

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ranix
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zio terrorists’ worse state will be when they kick the bucket and are at the mercy of God – total losers like their vile zio masters

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There is no God any where to be found in this universe, it’s just SAA doing its job.
There are no “zio” to be found too, just shitlamists.
If you think that the 50th economy on Earth will spend zillions to demolish Syria which’s huge majority of population are moreover ethnic-Jews, tsss, tsss, you’re all wrong.

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But I am sure that you are worng, Jesus Christ is alive and he is with you now and before until the end if you open your eyes good you will not only see what he is doing in your days you will also see him . They didn’t raise us to see him but they raise us to see money wich represent the devil. That’s why it’s easy to sell your life to devil even you can see him with your own eyes but the way that takes you to God is more and more and more easier cuz… Read more »

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Isn’t attrition where both sides have losses and get nowhere? It sounds like the SAA have ISIS in a cauldron and are having a turkey shoot. What else do you do with ISIS? Re-educate them? Send them to prison at taxpayer expense? Na….just shoot them.

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

No mercy, go ahead bravely, without fear, and with strong Russia aerospace support.

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Karel Vd Geest

Seems like IS – in their weakened state – are still able to start largely unreported offensives along the western banks of the Euphrates, even retaking a (small) part of Al Bukamal, killing up to 50 Iranians and their SAA proxies.

One can only hope that when both are finished, others will be able to sweep aside their remnants.