The Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) of the US-led international coalition fighting Daesh* has confirmed to Sputnik that the coalition was training the armed rebel group, Maghawir al-Thawra, near Syria’s Al-Tanf, stressing that the group was efficient in countering Daesh.

“Coalition partner forces in the vicinity of Al-Tanf, Syria are the Maghawir al-Thawra. The MaT has demonstrated its effectiveness in interdicting Daesh and maintaining security within the Al-Tanf de-confliction zone. We will continue to train and advise coalition forces in the vicinity of Al-Tanf in pursuit of the enduring defeat of Daesh and to set conditions for regional stability”, the CJTF-OIR said, commenting on Rudskoy’s statement.

The Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff, Col. Gen. Sergey Rudskoy, said on Monday that the United States was training 2,700 militants from the Syrian opposition group in the vicinity of the 55-kilometre (34-mile) US-controlled zone around its unauthorised military base in Syria’s Al-Tanf.

Rudskoy also stated that the US Air Force was sending some of the militants to the east bank of the Euphrates River upon completing the training.

According to the chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff, the militants were tasked with carrying out attacks targeting government forces and also destroying oil and gas infrastructure facilities.

In December of last year, US President Donald Trump stated that he had decided to withdraw troops from Syria promising to bring about 2,000 US servicemen back home. The reason for the move, according to him, was the defeat of the Daesh terrorist group in Syria. However, no exact deadline for the return of the troops has been revealed by US officials yet.

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Source: Sputnik

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Long Live Syria

What’s so great about just training 1 terrorist group in Syria, Pakis beats US hands down by training over 80 Jihadi groups as accepted by their government recently during meeting Grand Pa Trump and Pakis has sent haqqani & taliban fighters to fight against the US in Afghanistan over last 17 years and has also taken yearly funds from Americans to train them too. Americans are really smucks instead of holding Pakis accountable for double crossing them now they are giving funds to Pakis to upgrade their F-16s. The very fact that Americans lost so miserably in Afghanistan is mainly… Read more »

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Mhhh, since MaT never went over 300 (and they once fired 180 at once over inefficiency), and actually costed VERY big to USA ($500M in 3 years), guess what? I smell some Trumping+Putining 😉 Assad should consider speaking with him (the Trump) : Pompeo did very serious openings in February or March. It’s foolish to have neglected this (if it has been noticed, and I’m no sure about it) This mess must stop ASAP. I’m not speaking about al-Tanf, but Assad shall stop missing opportunities, especially ones like Pompeo offered him. Sometimes I don’t get Bashar : he’s a clever… Read more »

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Nestor Arapa

ISIS nunca atacado Al-Tanf, al contrario ISIS se mueve en el desierto sólo para atacar al ejercito Sirio.

Sweet Robert
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Agreed. It is a scam. FSA is ISIS and ISIS is FSA.

al-Nakba v2.0
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al-Nakba v2.0

It’s not as simple, unfortunately…

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Iran’s proxy in Syria and in Irak should kick the US out of Al-Tanf with the protection of the syrian S 300 . ( I doubt Russia will allow Syria to use the S 300 ! )

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Ya llegará su momento

al-Nakba v2.0
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al-Nakba v2.0

Israel has already eliminated the quarter of IRGC, others have PTSD…

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al-Nakba v2.0

By definition, if you are citizen of a country and serve foreign forces into bending the ways of your country, what you do has a name :
TREASON.

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If USA is sincere with world piece specially in Muslim countries than they should not trained rebels for fighting against Daesh. USA should help the concerned government or become neutral honestly. World piece is totally damaged by USA and USA have to pay for this one day

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1st : Syria is a SECULAR country led by +/- Commie/Arab-nationalist Ba’ath party. 2nd : If you consider what happened since the end of WW2, you’d end stating that westerners, and not only the US, only participated conflicts ending with “only” about 10-12% of the fatalities in the Mid-East since 1945. And in near all cases, US helped the concerned government! So, you’d have preferred them staying idle and let the unleashed ISIS and the Turks do a genocide in Syrian Kurdistan? For most of US presence in Syria, they were called for help by the authorities of Rojava which,… Read more »

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To everyone, notice who is missing from the comment section. Dashbagsux, also known as human or nabka.

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Never used “Human”. Sorry. I could have used Inhuman, it’s more funny.

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Yes a few months ago ,Congressman Kinsinger from Rock Island, Illinois was in Jordan. This is the same man who previously meet with Key FSA leaders and these FSA are in Photos with ISIS members. Simply click Jordan tab above and search for past article.

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al-Nakba v2.0

And congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard met with Bashar al-Assad…
Apply your reasoning to this case, so what do you conclude?

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What? You say what?
SPEAK LOUDER MOTHER FCUKED COS SOMEONE CANNOT HEAR YOU

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I SAY YOU NEED A PSYCHIATRIST!
Is it enough loud?