Jim W. Dean – To “Fake News” we can now add “Fake Diplomacy” which has even a longer history. Someone forgot to explain to the US psyops people that these kinds of photos are usually reviewed quite carefully for any giveaways of a staged event.
…from SouthFront On August 30, the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq claimed that ISIS fighters killed two Russian military service members near Uqayribat town in the eastern Hama countryside. Amaq claimed that the two Russian soldiers and several Syrian soldiers were killed when ISIS repelled their attack towards Uqayribat town. However, from the photos released by […]
Syrian War Report – August 28, 2017: ISIS Suffers Large Casualties In Clashes With Army In Southern Raqqah
…from SouthFront Syrian government forces, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, reportedly eliminated the most battle-tested and well-armed unit of ISIS in the Euphrates River valley last weekend. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, over 800 ISIS members, 13 battle tanks, 39 pickup trucks armed with large-caliber machine guns and 9 mortars and artillery guns […]
ISIS has made a desperate attempt to regain the initiative in the battle for central Syria.
At least 29 civilians, including women and children, have lost their lives in fresh air raids conducted by the US-led coalition in Syria’s northern city of Raqqah over the past 24 hours, a monitoring group says.
…from SouthFront The Syrian Army Tiger Forces and Tribal Forces have captured Qurat Rumailan, the Rumailan Dam, and 15 oil and gas wells 10km east of Dibisan in the southern Raqqah countryside. Government troops have also captured the Dibisan 1 and Dibisan 2 pumping stations. ISIS allegedly lost 7 VBIEDs, a battle tank, and four […]
The city of Raqqah is considered one of the most important Syrian cities. The city is located on the northeast bank of the Euphrates River, at the edge of “Sharqiya Syria”, a term used to describe eastern Syria. Syria’s largest dam, the Tabqah Dam is located 40 kilometers west of Raqqah.
Turkey is now sworn to come in for the kill and aid Syria by knocking out ISIS, even if it means Turkey must fight its own military, which makes up the bulwark of ISIS forces in this region, and Turkey will supply both sides in the fighting simultaneously. Comedy?
…from SouthFront The Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces, supported by the Syrian and Russian air forces, have continued making impressive gains against the ISIS terrorist group in the province of Aleppo. The Tiger Forces further advanced along the Euphrates River and entered the Jirah Airbase. Now, when the ISIS-held town of Dier Hafer is de-facto cut-off […]
…from SouthFront Pro-Turkish militants and the Turkish army have still been facing difficulties in breaking ISIS defenses around al-Bab. Turkey-led forces have failed to seize Qabasin and Bzaah, and retreated from almost all areas seized inside al-Bab. Intense fighting is ongoing. Meanwhile, the Syrian army, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, continued its operation against […]
The US-baсked Syrian Democratic Forces, predominantly Kurdish YPG units, have been developing an advance in the eastern countryside of the ISIS self-proclaimed Syrian capital of Raqqah.
The SDF progressed 8 kilometres and liberated six villages in the second phase of the military offensive to oust ISIS from Raqqa. Photo: Raqqa liberation campaign/Facebook ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Coalition forces have reportedly carried out airstrikes on strategic bridges and routes in the countryside west and northwest of Raqqa as the second phase to […]
“It was in fact the US-backed forces that originally took Raqqah and then handed it over to Daesh.”
Stepping up the ante in the battle against ISIS, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has now advanced a total of 60 kilometers on the western Raqqa front, thus striking deep inside ISIS heartland. The Syrian army forces backed by their allied forces have established control over the strategic crossroads at Sfaiyeh leading to the northern city […]
Advance units of the Syrian Arab Army, supported by forces of Hezbollah, Iranian volunteers and Russian Aerospace fighter/bombers are advancing on the ISIS held Tabqa Military Airport, just south of Raqqah.
Families of more than one thousand Syrian soldiers are asking the regime to find out the fate of their loved ones a year and a half after their airbase in Raqqa was overrun and captured by the Islamic State (ISIS).