Alleged situation in Deir Ezzor as of April 6, 2018 (Map source: Suriyak on Twitter).
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BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:15 P.M.) – Earlier this week, opposition sources released reports about a large offensive by Islamic State militants on the eastern bank of the Euphrates in Deir Ezzor province that took back key locations from US-backed forces.

Opposition sources said that ISIS recaptured the village of Al-Bahra and took back the Seejan oil field; neither Islamic State media nor any press centers of US-backed forces commented on the reported development.

According to more recent reports, Islamic State fighters did in fact launch an offensive against US-backed forces and whilst the town of Al-Bahra was never retaken, the Seejan oil field was (although this is not confirmed).

At the same time, according to one map-maker source (shown above), Malah, Shidehah and Ghalbon oil fields – thought by some to be controlled by US-backed forces – remain under the control of ISIS.

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OziGooner
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The US prefers that Daesh remains in this war so that the Daesh oil can be shipped to Israel & Turkey.

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Deir Ezzor province with its oil, food and human resources was an ideal place for IS last stand. This was widely expected over a year ago. The current fissure between the SAA and the US backed SDF only enhances the chances of IS in this region. So does Erdogan’s attack on Afrin and his threads against Manbij. They caused the withdrawal of crucial SDF resources from this area of Deir Ezzor province.

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Actually it’s good for Syria these ISIS retards are still alive. Kurds can’t steal everything yet.