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Iraqi Army Dug 140 km Long Trench Along Border With Syria To Stop ISIS

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Iraqi Army Dug 140 km Long Trench Along Border With Syria To Stop ISIS

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The Iraqi military has dug a 140 km long trench on the border with Syria, a spokesman for the Iraqi Joint Operations told the Sputnik news agency on March 17.

Maj. Gen. Tahseen al-Khafaji said that the trench is meant to stop ISIS cells from moving across the border line between Iraq and Syria.

“The Iraqi-Syrian border are 610 km long, the unfortified part of it is approximately 220 km held by Peshmerga forces in the Kurdistan region, and now, through the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Water Resources and the Popular Mobilization Units, we are working to close this part,” the spokesman said. “So far, we have been able to cover approximately 140 km by digging a trench with the depth of 3 meters and the width of 3 meters.”

According to the spokesman, a barbed wire fence and a network of towers equipped with optical surveillance systems, which were provided by the US-led coalition, were also deployed along the border with Syria.

Maj. Gen. al-Khafaji confirmed that the Iraqi military coordinates with all sides in Syria, especially government forces, in order to counter ISIS threat.

“We have important coordination with the Syrian side on this matter through the Quadruple Security Center located in the Ministry of Defense, which includes Russia, Syria and Iran in addition to Iraq,” the spokesman said.

The spokesman revealed that ISIS cells infiltrate the border between Iraq and Syria through the desert and a chain of mountains. In a recent attack on the border, the terrorists killed a soldier of the Iraqi Border Guards’ 6th Brigade.

ISIS has been working to expand its influence along the Syrian-Iraqi border for a while now. However, the terrorist group is not making any progress thanks to the efforts of Iraqi and Syrian forces.

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The Objective

Iraq expels 300 intelligence officers working for PMU.
Saudi Arabia wants to buy Turkish drones
Erdogan says Turkey support Saudi Arabia on Yemen
A vicious realignment is taking place that bears wide-ranging ramifications for Iran and Russia in Syria and beyond. We can expect a wave of punitive U.S sanctions targeting Russia and Iran over election interference (whether true or not). Russia is also likely to take sanctions for invading Libya even as Turkey prepares to redeploy fighters from Libya. The Syrian conflict will enter a new phase against the backdrop of Turkey-U.S rapprochement. My guess is Idlib rebels will get more support, and even those within Assad’s region of control will get a fresh jab of energy shot. The whole aim will be to raise the price tag on Russia, possibly to a prohibitive level.
The Yemeni war is about to get messier. Shiite thugs can’t be allowed to spread their false beliefs in Yemen like they want to. Turkey’s involvement in Yemen will checkmate the Houthis and lead to a Libya-style resolution where every Yemeni has a say over who rules the country. Saudi Arabia will not get to impose a dictator, but any democracy is better than a Houthi government (at least for the Saudis).
Turkey has waited too long on facilitating a negotiation in Yemen. Houthis don’t wanna talk cos they’re making a few military gains. I think the Bayraktars and Syrian rebels will force an edition of their playbook.
Let the precision-guided munitions kick some ass and drive those fuckheads to the negotiating table.

Emad Irani

If Turkey gets involves openly in Yemen against the Houthis , President Erdogan and Turkey will have to face a large battle in Idlib, Iraq and a well-armed PKK. Changing the balance in the ME is not permitted and Ankara doesn’t need further complications.

The Objective

You’re losing Iraq already hence your ability to stir up trouble is rapidly diminishing. You can start by arming the Kurds in Iraq who want to cut off a large chunk of Iran. You remember how they opened gunfire, killing over 40 of your IRGC soldiers who were marching on a parade ground. I read that the rest of the IRGC soldiers were fleeing for their lives in random directions, abandoning their proud celebration of the Iranian revolution. I laughed about this until tears ran down my cheeks. IRGC soldiers fleeing for their lives ON Iranian soil! Iran retaliated with a missile strike days later in what would be Iran’s first or second precision strike abroad. The PKK is a double-edged sword for Iran. Besides, Turkey’s recent moves may be due to Iran’s support of the PKK in Sinjar.
You can bring on the large battle in Idlib. Turkey is fully prepared to defend its forces. Without Russia, all Shiite fighters won’t stand a chance in Idlib or any part of Syria, even against the rebels, let alone Turkey.
I think Turkey should enter the Yemen quagmire. Any kind of order is better than chaos. America is not about to intervene and restore order. The Saudis cannot restore order in Yemen because they have demonstrated their impotence. Turkey should talk to the Houthis and Iran about ending this war, reconciling, and set the stage for free and fair elections nationwide. Whoever wins (whether Sunni or Shiite) should rule in peace. There should be NO armed militias outside state control, whether Sunni or Shiite. This is the best way to achieve stability.
If the Houthis refuse and insist of a military victory, then Turkey should prepare and arm the Syrian rebels for a tough battle against the Houthis. With their experience and competence, I’m sure the rebels will exact a high price on the Houthis that may force a rethink up their ranks.
Turkey should try what it can to end the suffering in Yemen and restore peace and order.

Assad must stay

keep dreaming punk, the resistance grows stronger everyday and the other side weakens everyday

The Objective

You are the dreamer, but only if you can see it. Don’t worry, things will soon be to obvious to deny.

Emad Irani

The parade terrorist attack was in Ahvaz conducted by al Ahwazi group which is a wahabi takfiri group supported by Saudi, Israel and US. This shows your stupidity and false information on Iran dear Idiot.

Turkey will not enter Yemen, I said why. Only limited to some business with SA selling drones which will be shot down by the 358 Missile. Syrian rebels are losing Syria, they will not fight on behalf of Turkey in hell like Yemen. Saudi Arabia lost too much puppets from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. Turkey cannot even restore peace in Libya let alone Yemen.

About Iraq, follow Michael Pregent and you will know what is going on there.
just like I said already. People like Abdul Ghani al Asadi, Abdel Wahab al Saadi,
Qasim al Ariji, Falih Fayyadh all these are in favor of Iran and PMU. If you
follow former intel officers like Michael Pregent you would know that no one
can reach power in Iraq without the National Security Council which is dominated
by Badr Brigade, Fatah Alliance and many other pro Iran groups and parties.
Even Kadhimi won the battle against US-backed Adnan al Zurfi because Quds Force changed balance against US puppet Adnan Zurfi in 2020. Get some real facts, not Turkish dreams.

The Objective

If the attack on the parade was done by some Sunni takfiri group which does not involve the Kurds, why did Iran launch missiles at a meeting of Kurdish leaders in Iraq killing dozens of them? It’s you who needs to get your facts straight. Iran should have no reason to attack the Kurds unless the Iranian leadership was convinced of Kurdish complicity in that attack. It might have been executed by a different group, but masterminded by the Kurds.

Your pro-PMU Kadhimi just expelled 300 intelligence officers believed to be in support of the PMU. Read here: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20210317-iraqi-shia-militias-protest-against-removal-of-officers-from-intelligence-service/

“no one can reach power in Iraq without the National Security Council which is dominated by Badr Brigade, Fatah Alliance and many other pro Iran groups and parties.”
Yes I agree. But you must also know that this council is not omnipotent or 100% loyal to Iran. The NSC opposed every single candidate for prime minister in Iraq before reluctantly endorsing Kadhimi. They wanted a pro-Iran candidate, but didn’t get it. When it became clear to them that continually delaying the appointment of a prime minister will lead to civil war and an American intervention, they had no option but allow Kadhimi because he was the lesser of the two evils for them. If they had continued to stall the process, more protesters would have spilled into the streets, fights will break out, and the U.S will intervene (destroying the NSC and creating a new one, probably dominated by secularist Shiites and Sunnis).
Kadhimi was not their candidate. They only saw him as not being as pro-American as the others. Period.

Emad Irani

there was a bomb attack in your capital Ankara should I laugh about 100 dead Turks?

The Objective

No, you shouldn’t laugh. I’m sorry about laughing at the Iranian dead on the parade ground. Guess I was hating too much of the IRGC for what they were doing to Sunnis in Iraq.

Is there a way to have any reasonable chat with Iranians? I truly want to see some kind of unity or at least cooperation between the Iran and the Sunnis, including the rebels in Syria and even ISIS in Iraq. That would avert a lot of bloodshed. We are both victims of oppression by the West and the tyrants they imposed on our lands. Cooperating will work in our favor.

Suppose Iran instructs its militias to never oppress the Sunnis, or even better defend and protect their lives and properties? For example, Iran can stop its efforts at demographic changes, aggressive dawah, and preventing Sunni families returning to their lands and properties in Iraq. They can work towards building an inclusive society and helping the Sunnis and Shiites wherever they can.

We can have different beliefs, but we can still cooperate and leave the matter to Allah. Since we both believe that the Mahdi will come and reform our religion to its original form, then I think we should stop fighting and agree to disagree until the Mahdi arrives and reunites us.

farbat

you are delusional XD

farbat

pkk is the double edged sword of turkey and nobody other than delusional turks believe that iran has connections to pkk but there is a history of turkey using pkk as an excuse for internal crushing of minorities to invasions of foreign lands so iraq will pretty much bleed you and syria lets say the days of turkey having a free haven in syria are going to be over soon and russia will play hard ball with you there while iraq will become a graveyard of your soldiers

Ahson

What needs to be done here is that we start thinking on how to dismantle this stupid oglu toglu goplu country. The sooner this is done, the better for the region. There is no other option now. Al-Qaeda moghal need to be gulag’d back to the east torkestan of Xinjiang.

farbat

your lack of understanding iran iraq syria and russia is your downfall and you are so delusional you are a people living in an alternative reality and let me tell you aswell there are not 40 million turks in iran only around 1 million max and when it comes to turkish speaking people its 10 million max but i talk english with you and iam not a brit and the same reality exists in iraq syria and russia nowadays while your neo ottoman ambitions are delusions followed by hype and pr campaigns is quite empty and pathetic even more pathetic than the fireworks of the jews

The Objective

Enough of your nonsense. The same reason I blocked you the last time. I’ll block again permanently. If you can’t learn to talk sense, I’ve no interest in reading your replies.

farbat

you fail because you dont know any of your enemies

The Objective

I know all our enemies, including those who claim to be Sunnis: MBZ, MBA, El-sis, you name it. And then their’s Iran, Russia, the U.S, Israel and others.

farbat

let me also teach you something else if you think terrorism is going to be an useful tool against iran i remind you of the fact that iran will hit the commanders of the terrorist organisation directly with missiles and if turkish terrorism is pushed towards iran than lets say turkey will not be around for a long time we will hit them with an emp and take turkey in any war scenario they are not going to stand for a long time against iran so forget your absurd wet dreams you fool

The Objective

Taking on Turkey militarily would be a suicidal mission for Iran. The perfect opportunity for America to invade and occupy your country. Not even in Iran’s dream will it consider a fight with Turkey.

farbat

you are lucky that you dont pay blood for electricity but that reality we can force on you in a war

CLARITY

Your crystal ball is telling you lies.

farbat

you must be one of those who are on drugs and seeing things which arent there

farbat

turkish drones part is funny you cant claim that turkish trash is worth something you joker XD

johnny rotten

Un troll nuovo? subito bloccato, mentre per quanto riguarda la trincea penso serva a poco, i sedicenti uomini dell’Isis viaggiano comodamente sugli elicotteri yankee.

Samuel Vanguard

ofcourse US/Israeli axis will not be happy about this development

Clarence Spangle

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Assad must stay

good, also need to stop US from airlifting them around too

Clarence Spangle

And this is what they are after . . .
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Fog of War

Waste of time. The US can help ISIS bypass these “defensive” systems.

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