BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:20 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies resumed their large-scale offensive in the Deir Ezzor countryside, Sunday, targeting the long stretch of highway from the T-2 Pumping Station to the border-city of Albukamal.

Backed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Hezbollah, the Syrian Arab Army continued to push eastward along the Deir Ezzor-Albukamal Highway, liberating several points after a fierce a battle with the so-called Islamic State (ISIS).

The Syrian Army and their allies were able to liberate at least 10 km of territory along the highway, while also seizing several points along the Iraqi border with the Deir Ezzor Governorate.

This advance comes after the Syrian Arab Army reached the town of Al-Ba’ajat, which is located just north of the Iraqi border.

As a result of this advance, the Syrian Arab Army is within 30km west of Albukamal, marking their closest approach to the city since withdrawing from it in July 2012.

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Terence Silvestre Jr.
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The most important of all these achievements is the answer to those two questions:
1)Where and how far the Americans servants of the SDF will be, from Albukamal right now?
2)What next evil and perverse plan they will be plotting to uproot that big achievement to the SAA and allies, as they did it to all others before?
Hopefully this time they are and stay far and far away,
and that may fail all their plans and attempts to win Albukamal with their deceptions and astuteness as always.
These are the most desired wills of my heart and the most important requests of my prayers.

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Don’t you get US admin has changed? Things are not getting this way : Saudi pay to play with the Clinton foundation doesn’t works any more, Qatar and Turkey switched sides too. SDF is liquidating ISIS, meanwhile PYD publicly stated they’re NOT seeking independence and were attached to the integrity of the country and Assad stated there’d be changes in Syrian constitution, so you can expect the rights of the Kurdish people will be respected in the new one. PYD will simply pull the YPG plug out from SDF, case closed! Mark my words, there is no “next evil and… Read more »
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Glad to read your post again. 🙂

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So you mean because of Don Trump there are changes to come? You may forgot during Don Trumps, now how long.. 10 month or so, regime more people got killed by illegal drone strikes than during the whole 8 years of Obomber. And why should Syria give “special rights” to the so called Kurds? Every citizen of Syria do have the same constitutional rights, no difference Arab, Druze, Assyrian, Kurd… So far I know Obomber, Killary and co are still around or are those creatures behind bars in the meantime and I missed it?? Didn’t Trump say something like he… Read more »
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Daeshbags Sux, don’t you get that whoever is “leading” the US Admin does not matter very much. Deep State rules the US policy. Have you forgotten the many evil and perverse events that have transpired since Obama and Clinton and Kerry have left office? You at times have very a good grasp of the situation, other times you come off as an arrogant twat.
Long Live the Resistance.

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It doesn’t seem SDF = ISIS = NATO-crime syndicates = parasite are aiming for? They stole the oil of east Deir ez-Zor and that was the target. I doubt they want to face the SAA, Hezbollah and Russia. Those creatures are freeloader not warriors.
What the NATO-crime syndicates have in mind? Read “Reuters”. Have a good day.

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and with the Iraqi army and PMUs covering the east of al Bukamal, it’s now only a matter of time before ISIS is defeated. After that it’s moping up of ISIS in the Deir Ezzor desert and the haggling between the SDF/Kurds and the Syrian Government begins about Raqqa, oil resources and the future constitution of Syria.

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