BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:45 P.M.) – The Turkish Armed Forces are on the verge of being kicked out of Al-Bab after being inside the city for an entire week.

The Islamic State launched a powerful counter-attack against the Turkish Armed Forces on Monday, following the latter’s failed attempt to capture Qabasin and Bzaah in eastern Al-Bab.

ISIS not only recovered several points, but they also forced the Turkish Armed Forces to send a large number of reinforcements to Al-Bab in order to maintain what’s left of their presence inside the city.

With the Turkish Armed Forces on the verge of being kicked out of the city, the Syrian Arab Army can once again make another push to liberate Tadef and enter Al-Bab from its southern corridor, if they choose to do so.

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Assad must stay
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I guess that the kurds are laughing 🙂 🙂 🙂
Enjoy 🙂

And the SAA was doing almost of the job by cutting the supply road. Now ISIS must drive through fields.

Now SAA has time for Deir Hafer 🙂
Please, avoid casualties and kill theses rats one by one.

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Qabasin and Bzaah is the road to the fields? Looks like it. Yes go via Deir Hafer and close the gap to the Eastern Kurdish cantons.

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Qabasin and Bzaah are not a supply road, they are isolated. ISIS has a small way via Mazra’ah. But there is nearly 2 (or less) km to the turks and the same to the SAA.
This is not a safe road.
And it seems that Mashrafat along with Bijan was taken by SAA this night.
Only way for the turks : move south of Bzaah. But they have their kurds friends that are waiting them with love 🙂

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Areal view seems like country roads. But…

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Daeshbags Sux

AMS : I confirm from my Kurd buddy in Kobani, they are laughing 😉

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Here too. The Turks should have staid with making döner. They can do that well can’t they?

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Nestor Arapa

Los Kurdos están concentrados en Al-Raqqa, muy pronto los mercenarios de Erdogan apuntaran hacia Manbij.

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Assad must stay

Hey Dr. ErdoFrankestein, what about humility ❓
How is your son ❓ Does is beat you ❓ May be worst …
And what about Turkey under ISIS domination ❓

You may be proud for your BAD job.

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Why can’t IS get into Turkey? The Turkish borders are guarded by the Kurds.

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Thus, they could open a corridor to them but well, Turkey has already Muslim Brotherhood, the political branch of al-Qaeda, in power, thanks to rigged elections. I think the poor Turkish people has already enough of one plague.

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Yes – the communist Kurds would not be that cruel. p.s. MB is bad enough. Who needs the pest when he already has the cholera.

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Nestor Arapa

No me gusta ISIS, pero considero el patriotismo con que luchan para expulsar al ejercito invasor, considero a los mercenarios que luchan a favor de Erdogan son traidores y cómplices de genocidio contra su propio pueblo… Pero al final espero que triunfe el ejercito Sirio junto a su pueblo hasta expulsar a los mercenarios de Erdogan.

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ISIS terrorists are fanatical and the Turks are learning the hard way that drug fuelled religious fanatics are very dangerous indeed. When the Turks eventually take AlBab , possibly in a week or even a few months perhaps , the decision must be taken to Stay where they are, Withdraw to Turkey, Attack Raqqa via Kurdish lands or Attack Aleppo or Raqqa via SAA territory.

The latter two options will be the death of the Turks as either the US or Russian airforce’s will take action to protect their allies.

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Or even the dozen of Rafales in Jordan that are under-exploited by CENTCOM… Pilots are very frustrated : they could do ALL the coalition strikes alone! I bet they’d be pleased to help SDF much more and Erdogan is so popular in the EU, especially in France and Germany that everybody would applause… Moreover, distances ain’t big, no need for the 3 habitual drop tanks (which make you able to fly for +3600km), they can go with the full 9.5 tons of bombs, so a patrol of 4 carries more than a B-52… I don’t think the EU would appreciate… Read more »

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Turkey will try to stay. Think of Cyprus.

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The turks are unable to get Al-bab. So they try to destroy Menagh in kurdish controled territory. 🙁

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Nestor Arapa

Erdogan sólo juega a guerrita sin importarle la vida de sus mercenarios, Su verdadero objetivo son los Kurdos, la lucha contra ISIS es solo pretexto.

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Miguel Bentura Hesse

Cerdogan. no lamenta la muerte de sus soldados, lamenta que no podra avanzar mas al sur, El ejercito turko carece de motivacion para esta guerra; despues d ela poda poco o nada de moral tiene su ejercito