BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Friday that 7 Arab units formally loyal to Ahmad Jarba have defected and will be launching a new offensive from rural Al-Hasakah to Deir Ezzor.

These SDF units will likely push south from the former ISIL stronghold of Al-Shaddadi to the northeastern countryside of the Deir Ezzor Governorate.

By making this push, the will be able to reach the strategic city of Al-Mayadeen, which will ultimately cutoff the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) from reaching the Albukamal border-crossing from the provincial capital.

However, the battle will not be an easy one for the SDF, as the Islamic State is deeply entrenched in this area and possess a large surplus of terrorist combatants.

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ISIS is the US and the Kurdish front line storm troopers. You will be surprised how fast the US invasion foreign Kurdish proxies will dispel ISIS from the area, because in fact ISIS will do as it did with all of Northern Syria bordering Turkey. It will simply hand it over to them though the media will try to make it look otherwise. So the Syrian government forces should move NOW on Deir Ezzur before that Arab city, like Raqqa, is completely cut off from the Syrian state and permanently occupied by the US.

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I believe you are right here. Indeed, there is some questions about the role of ISIS and Kurds in the light of the so called “Civil war” in Syria. Something smells so bad around the Kurds, therefore it is hard to not recognize where that smell is coming from…

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ziad welds

yup i had the same theory when turks were taking over so many cities from isis who most likely got marching orders from cia to hand it to them,,i dont ever recal seing any battle footage of turks vs isis either

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Flay the Daeshbags

from the looks of things, it may be that the Kurds want to grab as much land as possible for when the war winds down and the SAA and SDF go to the negotiating table. more land, more bargaining power. they’ll request more autonomy, or dare I say, sovereignty.

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Chauhan Chauhan

so sdf arab unit wants to help US and yog to cut SAA rrom crossing eupheates river so SAA dont move towards east Syria border with Iraq . SAA has to do someting so they can cross river ASAP to cut sdf from reaching border And shatter US dreams to divide Syria on Euphrates river

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Boris Kazlov

USAF will intervene in favor of their proteges, if the don’t the Israeli AF will intervene.

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ziad welds

these expanding bastards are biting off more than they can chew

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Boris Kazlov

It’s true, that’s when empires agonize:over-extension, also internal strife kills them, like it killed the Russian and the Ottoman Empire. we are seeing these symptoms and others, like sexual degeneracy nd bankruptcy, RIP Zio/Yankee empire.