Updated Map of Military Situation at Deir Ez-Zor

The army still has a strong foothold in the western part of the city, while ISIS terrorists have completely seized the eastern part of the Euphrates River, effectively leaving the other insurgent groups surrounded. The Brigadier General, Issam Zahreddin, has largely kept SAA soldiers here entrenched while letting the terrorist infighting unfold. Recently, Issam sensed weakness and seized the moment to recapture terrain in and around the city. Meanwhile, the troops at Deir Ez-Zor Airport are on high alert and are preparing for a coming ISIS offensive.

 

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Righteous Struggle
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Issam Zahreddine is a Legend, I hope the General can defeat the rats at Deir Ez-Zor. It looks like a tough battle is about to ensue. Best of luck to him and his men.

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I have never seen rats do anything sensible in any country. The same applies to the puppets in the EU and UK and US state department. A good example is the debate between Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage. Clegg stands firm to his principles and what is right. But the man in the street doesn’t really believe in the old empire. Regarding Al Qaida, you can tell that they are mind controlled. I think the fact is that they simply cannot see all that we do. They believe the lie. I think for those Islamists they are totally deluded. For… Read more »

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As you know I have conspiracy leanings, so I read different pages than many here. I probably may not watch this. I don’t seem to have the patience for all the intricacies of Ziad’s geography and things like that because I’m rather overworked. http://politicalvelcraft.org/2014/06/20/obamas-first-casualty-of-driving-iraq-into-war-to-split-up-the-country-is-the-truth-superior-iraqi-security-forces-stood-down-allowed-isis-free-reign/ However the message I keep seeing is that Obama controls the Iraqi government too and they could easily slaughter the rats, but did not. When you think about it this has been the pattern at least since Vietnam. A war in which quite likely both sides were controlled by the same corporations and which no one… Read more »

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Also I have seen murmurs that Putin is too busy to care about Syria. However if I read correctly on that link, Putin said yesterday that he would not allow an attack against Syria. Now there is a real man that we can all depend on for the world’s future and prosperity.

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Looking at the map of 3 December, 2013, and comparing it to the new map, SAA appears to have verged upon establishing a bridgehead east of the river, which is my guess as to why ISIS/ISIL got turned loose. Once SAA was across the river in strength, operating in open country, the insurgents would in an untenable position. The new map is interesting, but far from a complete picture of what is happening in the rest of the AO all the way north and south. ISIS appears to already be west of the Euphrates which is not good at all.… Read more »

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hmm…this reminds me of Battle of Qalamoun….complex situation
Syrian troops will soon clash with ISIS head on…..A pitch battle indeed…

I can only hope for the best to the Syrian troops in the front line….I can only watch, pray & follow from behind a desk……

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Just a matter of a few weeks and the FSA/IF/Nutsra will join the ISIS (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service), be prepared, if they kill Issam it will be a moral blast for the rats,.

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Don´t waste a single man for Deir ez-Zor! Retreat and use your man on Aleppo. It´s not worth one syrian Soldier to hold this ground, give it to these terrorists who will fight the west in the next years…should they eat the soup they coocked for syria!

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Tanks heading from Russia to Slaviansk. hehe

Ukraine Nazis bombing civilians. Just like the rats in Libya and Syria. Can’t fight like real men.

http://crazyivanreport.wordpress.com/

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Ziad, you have been quoted by Mike Whitney in an interesting article on ISIS in Iraq, the truth is spreading!

http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/06/18/the-isis-fiasco-its-really-an-attack-on-iran/
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-isis-fiasco-its-really-an-attack-on-iran/5387832

Hats off to you, Ziad!

George

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The rebel/Nusra terrorists are strategically retarded. According to the map their getting driven out of the province by ISIS and instead of pushing back or counter attacking vulnerable flanks they do the stupidest thing possible. Use their limited resources to attack SAA fortified positions southeast of deir ez zor? It’s like Homer Simpson is directing their strategic moves.

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Obama Double Standards: Obama concerned about Aussie jihadists
Wait? Doesn’t Obama arm these terrorists in Syria?
“There is no doubt the problem in Syria is one that we have been paying a lot of attention to over the last couple of years as you see jihadists coming in from Europe and as far as Australia to get trained and then going back into their home countries,” he told CNN.

Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=04f_1403400837#O4oQHMwA9DIifkHR.99

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The ISIS will not attack the area under SAA protection in Dair Al-Zor under the current circumstances.
Do not compare the SAA and the Iraqi Army.

That is just that.
Moving Forward…

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I´m a brainless fool, Allah Kackbar, Takebeer!

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ISIS it’s not but a USA/Saudi Arabia monster to get rid of the Shia Al-Maliki.
Not enough “reliable” for their point of view.
As was previously said: they tried to destroy Syria in a sectarian-tribal war and they didn’t make it. Or at least they encountered a fierce resistence, SAA was not the papier-mache army of the Col. Gaddafi and Syrian people supported the government way more than expected, so they just turned to Iraq.
But why trying to weaken those two countries particulary?
Obviously, to hit indirectly Hezbollah and Iran.

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I see that the boys on “wiki” have already organized the map of Iraq
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Iraq_war_detailed_map

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They should try to secure the city on their side of the river and west of the airport they should dig in to hold of ISIS.

I would like to see the SAA properly secure the supply line to the the city. I heard SAA can get through using well protected convoys but the roads between Al-Suknah and Deiz ez Zor are basically no-mans land now. Kabajeb, al-Shula and a few oil facilities could be secured to keep a safe supply line. This will make sense once ISIS has mopped up the FSA/IF/JAN and starts focussing on the SAA.

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The United States is seeking immunity from local prosecution for forces it is planning to deploy to Iraq…. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters on Friday that the Department of Defense will ensure that Iraqis provide the immunity in writing. “I can assure you we will have those protections,” Kirby said, adding that US officials are negotiating with the Iraqi government about this issue. http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/22/368079/us-seeks-immunity-for-troops-in-iraq/
More massacres of civilians on the way?

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Thanks for the update Fadi. I become discouraged at times during this conflict as the SAA makes huge gains but situations like Deir Ez-Zor are examples that there is no end in sight. The war between evil and good, right and wrong, God will ensure victory! God bless the SAA

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Just a heads-up, Obama suddenly thinks the “rebels” never had a chance to overthrow Assad: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/obama-notion-that-syrian-opposition-could-overthrow-assad-a-fantasy/ It’s a good thing he encouraged the “rebels” to try anyway, as well as go to war with ISIS. Because if you have no chance of defeating Asaad’s troops, I’m sure you’ll have a much better chance going to war with half of you allies and lose thousands of men, as well as money and materiel, in the effort. I assume the reason Obama has changed his tune is because his “intelligence” folks are pointing out that Assad is more and more successful, and… Read more »

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Alongside Ban’s Syria Speech, ISIS on Border http://www.innercitypress.com/syria4banasia062114.html UNITED NATIONS, June 21, more here — On the Iraq – Syria border, the day after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speechified at the Asia Society that “Syria’s neighbours should enforce a firm prohibition on the use of their land borders and airspace for arms flows and smuggling into Syria,” ISIS took over a major crossing at Qaim, 200 miles west of Baghdad. At the UN’s noon briefing on June 20, after Ban’s speech, Inner City Press asked UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric: Inner City Press: I didn’t see it in his speech,… Read more »

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Syria Report Cites US Bomber, US Spin, ISIS, UNtransparently Released http://www.innercitypress.com/syria5humspin062014.html UNITED NATIONS, June 20 — The UN released its Syria aid access report in the same murky, pre-spun way on June 20 as it did on April 23, and then on May 22, with no reforms instituted. The report is consonant with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s speech earlier on June 20 at the Asia Society, click here for that. It nevertheless recites for example that “on 25 May, a citizen of the United States was involved in a suicide bombing in Syria.” But, unlike for other foreign fighters, Ban’s… Read more »

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With no Wael, there is some good news on “Syria 360 degrees.” SAA and the Iraqi army is not asleep. Small victories are being reported there today.