BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:10 P.M.) – The U.S. Armed Forces are turning the Tabaqa Airport in western Al-Raqqa into a helicopter base, the pro-opposition Step News Agency reported on Saturday.

According to the report, the U.S. military had discussed converting the Tabaqa Airport into a helicopter base during their meeting with the Saudi diplomatic delegation earlier in the week.

The report said the U.S. would transfer its helicopters from the Mahimiyeh Al-Karim base to the Tabaqa installation and make it their regional airport.

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured the Tabaqa Airport and its corresponding town during their 2016 offensive against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh).

Prior to the SDF’s capture of the Tabaqa Airport, the Islamic State had been in control of the installation since they seized it from the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) 17th Division in August of 2014.

Upon capturing the Tabaqa Airport, the Islamic State took more than 200 Syrian Army soldiers as prisoners. The terrorist group would later march them into the desert region near Tabaqa and execute them.

Tabaqa is also the location of one of Syria’s most important dams. The Tabaqa Dam is responsible for generating a large amount of electricity, which is needed in several areas, including Aleppo city.

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This shows how ISIS was the first place-holder of land which would then be taken by Kurds to be given to the U.S.

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Well, dear Syrian sitizen better to cry silently, it looks like your original country has gone, because of the stupid Russia-Turkey agreement made to please terrorists andTurkish at Idlib, and because USA in Al-Tanf and USA supporting kurds.

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Well, that development, if true and left unimpeded ,will mark the end of much of Syria’s remaining effective strategic value even for the Russians, and a net win for the US,Israel (With Mossad already setting the stage for indefinite and structured intelligence and military relations with local SDF members in parralel to that development) and its major Gulf allies. Indeed,considering its location pretty much right in the middle of the country and right under the noses of Syrian forces ,and will further cement their enemies’ hold on 75% on its oil,gas and even hydroelectric control infrastrucutre of the country (Tha… Read more »

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To the thumbs down : sharing my views on the situation like this isn’t in any way, shape or form an expression of joy or me trying to play smart , bold or whatever of that league. Stating the above does not make me satisfied one bit, quite the complete opposite, let me be totally clear and unambiguous on this. Now with that cleared out of the way, sometimes, one has to admit disaster when he sees one. Not that the tables can’t turn a hundred times on such fast-moving geopolitical grounds of course, I’ll be also first to say,… Read more »

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Agree. Trump will not get my vote. He brought in Cia pompass and Boltard. He is a spineless moral coward. To h**l with him and his evil son in law from h**l Kushtard. Kurds were responsible for Armenian Genocide and they have not changed their stripes. No wonder they hooked up with Mossad, the Kings of Genocide. Trump is a fake Christian a Fake American, and a dime a dozen w***e politician. If Erdog was smart he’d send his legions East.

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Sorry, you have it all wrong on MANY points : – Mossad already managed to place a spy as Syrian deputy defence minister in the past. Hadn’t KGB identified him, he was on good way to end PM if not president instead of Hafez… If you think they waited for SDF, you have it all wrong. When it comes to spying in the MENA : #1 Mossad, #2 DGSE, #3 MI6, #4 CIA – Would USA/France/UK pull out from Rojava, the same thing that happened in Afrin when Russians pulled out would repeat : Erdogan would invade too, and look… Read more »

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“– Mossad already managed to place a spy as Syrian deputy defence minister in the past. Hadn’t KGB identified him, he was on good way to end PM if not president instead of Hafez… If you think they waited for SDF, you have it all wrong. When it comes to spying in the MENA : #1 Mossad, #2 DGSE, #3 MI6, #4 CIA” Who still gives a d**n about your lies concerning the past ? this one is pure rumor designed for self-loathing chest-pumping which is common place for Israeli intelligence and military institutions, and will forever remain so. All… Read more »