BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:45 A.M.) – The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continued their offensive against the Islamic State (ISIS), Friday, seizing more ground along the Iraqi border.

The Syrian Democratic Forces were able to seize more ground in southeast Al-Hasakah after breaking through the Islamic State’s (ISIS) positions near the Iraqi border.

According to pro-SDF media, their forces managed to capture the town of Al-Zhibah after advancing from nearby Tal Safouk.

As a result of this advance, the Syrian Democratic Forces were able to meet up with the Iraqi troops at the border of the Nineveh Governorate.

This is a big blow to the Islamic State because the Tal Safouk area is where they first made their announcement that established their  so-called ‘caliphate’ (var. khalifah).

In this video that was released in 2014, the Islamic State’s infamous commanders, Abu ‘Uthman Al-Leebi, ‘Umar Al-Shishani, and Abu Mohammad Al-‘Adnani, were filmed crossing from Iraq into Syria from the Tal Safouk Crossing.

 

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Why so? SAA didn’t accomplished its duty as they didn’t evacuated the Kurds while facing the shithadists advances. Kurds first received French/German help, and started eliminating the ISIS cockroaches. US help came later, it allowed to liberate Manbij, then the full Raqqa province and all the east of Euphrates! They obviously eliminated the 2 thirds if not the 3/4 of ISIS in Syria since SAA only began to go after ISIS in Jan-Feb 2017, after the liberation of Aleppo and it was pretty easy for them, since they mostly had to liberate desert only while SDF took the biggest of… Read more »

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What you have wirgth here is full of stupid comments. Israel HELP Iran… This is like Devil will help God and reverse. No chance not in billion year. This is propaganda. If they would like to help ANY country in the world they will give free MANY MANY new technologies and medicine to PPL that are available already. Israel first should Free Palestine and it ppl. Next Vote for no sanctions for Iran, then we can be Friends and share technologies. SDF .HAHAHA SDF have free up to 50-100 villages and Towns in one day when the US boys give… Read more »

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#Iraq’s military’s joint operations command said its airstrike in #Syria’s Hajin killed 45 #ISIS commanders including #Daesh “deputy war minister”, one of its “media emirs”, its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s personal courier & its chief of police. https://twitter.com/IraqMoDSpox/status/1010494927862673408 https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1309426/iraq-strikes-isis-meeting-syria-military-says 45 less roaches. Good strike! First ISIS attack in India (Kashmir) 4 ISIS cockroaches killed by Indian security forces (total 6 death). I wish the roaces good fun with the Indians : last time Pakis attacked (Kargil war), despite of the concerted cover-up between the two nations, many sources say that 85% of Paki troops ended as casualties… This is VERY… Read more »