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In Videos: ISIS Terrorists Set Up Fake Checkpoints, Attack Vehicles In Homs-Deir Ezzor Desert

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Late on March 31, ISIS released a video report providing an insight into the terrorist group’s operations in the Homs-Deir Ezzor desert in 2019-2020. According to the video, ISIS units continue ambushes of civilian and military vehicles, as well as separate army units, moving along the Palmyra-Deir Ezzor road. Terrorists stage fake check points, loot civilian properties and kill those that they capture. ISIS members demonstrate the mindset of common criminals. The video also shows a few pieces of destroyed military equipment belonging to the Syrian Army.

While the video is designed to serve as a promotion piece of supposed ‘successes’ of the terrorist group, it in fact reveals the current poor state of ISIS cells, which are barely surviving in the Homs-Deir Ezzor desert. If there is no more US-occupied al-Tanf zone where they can hide from Syrian Army security operations, they will have little chance of surviving in this part of Syria for another year.


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Lone Ranger



When Idlib would have be liberated then the SAA would have enough manpower to steamroll these cells.

Rhodium 10

These cells are hide inside US Al Tanf base…


In the government held area there are also many cells. These cells are mostly active in the eastern Palmyra countryside, Southern Raqqa, Northwest Deir ez-Zor, the Homs-Deir ez-Zor desert, northern and eastern Suweida and Northeastern Hama.

Furkan Sahin

lol SAA have 100.000 soldiers now they can easy eradicate them now


Apparently not. Last year witnessed an increase in ISIS attacks in the desert. For example during last May, over 100 SAA soldiers were killed in ISIS attacks in the area east of Palmyra alone. Idlib needs to be liberated asap, otherwise more SAA soldiers and civilians in the desert will die.

Furkan Sahin

The SAA just needs to retire from Idlib and directly to the desert then back to Idlib again


No. When they’d redeploy units from Idlib to the desert, then the orks will use this to launch a large-scale in Idlib attack. Just clear it, then towards the desert and At-tanf.

Furkan Sahin

Idlib front that has lots of SAA soldiers and they can send half and the rest stay at the front

Furkan Sahin

they can also use Deir Ez Zor airport and bomb desert with airplanes


Yes they can do.

Red Pilled ThoughtCrimes

did they remember to say ‘April fool’s!’

rightiswrong rightiswrong

Attacking a small family vehicle now qualifies as a military attack?

That’s what Obomber was training them for!


coward bastards!


That’s just disgusting and pathetic. No one is impressed at you shooting some random innocent civilians you worthless knuckle-dragging imbeciles.

Willing Conscience (The Truths

Isis operates out of Deir ez Zor and Iran controls Deir ez Zor, the SAA doesn’t.
Isis continually attacks areas of SAA held Homs from Iranian held Deir ez Zor, as well as attacking areas of SDF held Ar Raqqah, Deir ez Zor, and Al Hasakah, so why is Isis operating in an area of Syria that Iran controls with an iron fist?
Some of you might think I’m somehow alluding to the possibility that Iran’s actually helping Isis in some way, but no I’m not hinting that the Iranians are doing that, far from it, they fight Isis every chance they get, but the simple fact that Iran now controls Deir ez Zor as if it’s actually a province of Iran, is the real reason Isis is becoming stronger.
And not all the attacks attributed to Isis are actually perpetrated by Isis, some of the attacks are actually by Sunni militants that have absolutely no affiliation with Isis at all, and they usually attack Iranian interests, not civilians or the SAA interests. There’s a counter insurgency by some Sunnis that don’t appreciate Iran’s meddling in Syrian affairs, and it’s been going on for nearly 2 years now, but it’s a secret so don’t tell anyone.
Before Iran took over Deir ez Zor the Russians at least flew patrols over the desert areas of Deir ez Zor, they used helicopter gunships to attack any suspected Isis units operating in the area and coordinated with the SAA to keep them in check, but since the Iranians have taken control over Deir ez Zor no Russian air assistance has been forthcoming, that tells a story in itself, does anyone even start to wonder why the Russians no longer attack Isis in Deir ez Zor.
Areas in Al Suwayda, Daraa, and Quneitra have all had protests and mini insurgencies during the last few months, so I think Assad has to stop pandering to outside ‘friendly’ influences and start listening to the Syrian people again, and no I don’t mean listen to the opposition groups that oppose him, I mean listen to the people who actually support him.
The Sunnis are being alienated in Deir ez Zor and that has to stop, if it doesn’t things will just get worse, disgruntled Sunnis often join Isis and when they do we’ll just more videos like the ones above, something has to change in Deir ez Zor soon, some sort of compromise has to be found that will keep the Russians, the Iranians, and the Sunni Syrians, all happy and satisfied.
But Iran has a big appetite and Syria has a huge interest bill, so I don’t think anythings about to change soon, which means Isis will continue to grow as Iran becomes more and more powerful in Deir ez Zor.
Maybe the Iranians can bring in some helicopter gunships and do what the Russians used to, hows that for an idea, but sadly they don’t do that for the same reason they don’t bring in air defense systems, someone won’t let them, it upsets someone else too much.


SAA-Russia did not finish their job, that is why these things will continue happening over and over.

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