BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – Footage has been released of fighters belonging to the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) – the dominant militant faction within the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance structure – engaging ISIS terrorists at the village of Ratlah.

Yesterday it was reported that a number of key villages on the southern bank of the Euphrates were captured by the SDF from ISIS after protracted clashes. To this end it appears that the SDF is developing an advance in the direction of Deir Ezzor from the northeast.

The most obvious strategic goal of SDF advances south of Raqqa can be identified as further isolating the now-encircled ISIS-bastion in Raqqa by creating an extensive buffer zone to the south of the city in the event ISIS chooses to launch a counter-offensive.

However, some pro-government observers have argued that the real objective of the Coaltion-backed SDF is to entice ISIS forces to completely disengage from northern Syria – abandoning it to Kurdish control – and instead concentrate their military efforts against pro-government forces in central (Homs Governonate), eastern (Deir Ezzor Governonate) and southern (Badia region) Syria.

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Kurds stealing land for IsraHell.

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And so Hezbollah and IRGC stealing the land for Iran, making Syria an Iranian lackey and as we are, Iraq too? Or… Seems that your favourite mullahs in Tehran are fearing Iranian Kurds to reclaim territory in Iran too? And as the mullahs are shitting in their pants, now they try to associate the Kurds with Israel, the only democracy in the region since Turkey isn’t one anymore? BTW, considering that HB started the 2006 Lebanon war alone, as HB doesn’t recognises the Israeli state, do they recognise the Lebanese one? Or do they consider it an Iranian province? ‘Coz… Read more »