BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:10 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army sent reinforcements to the eastern countryside of Palmyra (var. Tadmur) after a string of Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) attacks threatened the safety of the main highway to Deir Ezzor.

According to a military source currently deployed in the Palmyra countryside, the reinforcements will be tasked with protecting the area around the Palmyra-Deir Ezzor Highway, which has been the scene of several ISIS ambushes over the last two weeks.

The Islamic State has often used the vast desert region between Deir Ezzor and Homs to surprise attack the Syrian Arab Army and its allies along this key highway near the ancient city of Palmyra.

Despite Donald Trump’s declaration of victory against the Islamic State last week, the terrorist group continues to attack all warring parties in Syria, including the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham.

The Islamic State has used these sleeper cells to wreak havoc across Syria and with its recent territorial losses, they will likely stick to carrying out hit-and-run attacks.

 

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Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-03-30 17:44

As long as Al-tanc base exists these attacks will continue. According to nonwestern intel, the NZ terrorist visited al-tanc.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-31 11:10
Reply to  Sweet Robert

Let me guess : According to Turkish MIT ???????
I bet he was at 9-11-1683, Vienna and 732AD, Poitiers too ???

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-03-31 11:12
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Not speaking about his association with Hulagu Khan at sacking Baghdad in 1258AD

Mike
Mike
2019-04-01 05:17
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Go away zion troll.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-04-01 08:46
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He has been here for last 1.5 years under his current handle. The more he writes the more you learn about him unfortunately. typically weapons comments are his strength and his ethics/morals are nonexistent. He is not mean spirited but enjoys trying to annoy and anger people for some odd reason. He hates religion and is very jealous of anyone who has faith. Prayers and speaking of eternal damnation set him over the edge. He is a YPG fanatic and like watching people die. He claims to be an expert in religion and states he has a wonderful sense of… Read more »

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-04-01 07:51
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

No but NZ Terrorist was in Turkey 3 times as well as Israel twice which both countries admit. However he was in al tank, Idlib as well. Not to mention other nations where terrorist training camps exist. Many intel agencies had eyes on this guy and since he threatened Erdogan & Merkel other intel groups will be looking into to this Mystery Man.

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Dutchnational
2019-03-31 02:00

It seems SAA allows IS time and again to concentrate forces around Safa, Palmyra and near the West Euphrates. They do not keep those regiions under sufficient control and intelligence is lacking. If they keep underestmating IS, SAA and the underpaid proxies will be in trouble there.

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gustavo
2019-04-01 06:16

Is it not possible that SAA ambushes ISIS instead ?