“Mysterious Helicopters” Continue To Evacuate ISIS Members From Battlefields Across Middle East

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“Mysterious Helicopters” Continue To Evacuate ISIS Members From Battlefields Across Middle East

Illustrative image. AFP

There have been sporadic, but regular reports of “mysterious helicopters” extracting ISIS militants from battlefields in the Middle East.

Most recently, on November 13th, Syria’s official news agency SANA cited an anonymous source claiming that US-led military helicopters conducted an operation in the village of al-Suwayda in Hasakah province near the border with Iraq. They reportedly rescued several members of ISIS and transported them to an unknown location.

Between November 10th and 11th, an alleged US-led aircraft landed in the outskirts of al-Susah in Deir Ezzor province and took away three ISIS members.

Earlier, on October 7th, SANA also cited residents of the town of al-Shaafah who claimed that American helicopters evacuated ISIS commanders from the Abu Kamal area of Deir Ezzor province to an undisclosed location.

SANA also reported that on September 22nd the US-led coalition carried out an air landing operation in the outskirts of al-Mrashde village located in the pocket where ISIS militants spread in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, transferring a number of ISIS commanders.

On August 23rd, TASS reported that Russia recorded flights of mysterious helicopters supplying weapons to ISIS units active in Afghanistan.

“We would like to once again point to the flights of unidentified helicopters in northern Afghanistan, which deliver weapons and ammunition to local ISIL units and Taliban members cooperating with the group. In particular, the Afghan media and local residents say that such helicopters were seen in the Sar-e Pol Province,” Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

On March 19th, SANA cited an anonymous source who claimed that three US military helicopters had evacuated suspected ISIS commanders from northeastern Syria. Reportedly the helicopters landed between the villages of al-Jissi and Kalu, 2 km south of the Tal Hamis township in the Qamishli District of al-Hasakah province.

In late February, Syrian media reported that US helicopters had transported ISIS commanders and their family members to Sabah al-Khair, about 20 km south of al-Hasakah, where US forces have been accused of establishing a terrorist training base.

According to SANA on December 29th, 2017 US helicopters evacuated the ISIS commanders from the Deir Ezzor province to al-Hasakah province in northeastern Syria. Sources say this is the second time the US evacuates ISIS terrorists.

In May 2017, anonymous local Syrian sources revealed that, US military helicopters evacuated a number of ISIS terrorist group commanders out of their stronghold in Syria’s Raqqa taking them to an undisclosed destination.

In May 2017, Mohammad Zahir Wahdat, governor of Afghanistan’s northern Sar-e Pol province also claimed that unmarked military helicopters had touched down briefly in a known militant stronghold. Stationed Afghan Security Forces could not take pictures because it happened at night.

The Pentagon has repeatedly denied this reports claiming that it is not cooperating with ISIS in any kind. However, the problem is that the US military also denies that it has reached any kind of deals with ISIS in Manbij and Raqqah, which is an obvious lie. So, as reports about US helicopters evacuating ISIS members or providing supplies to them continue to appear, the concern is growing that Washington is still using ISIS as a tool in its geopolitical standoff with other powers.

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  • ANTINANCO

    Does the concern grow? What are they stupid? Those who evacuate are Israeli and American councilors and commanders, the Libyan army has already taken an Israeli in Libya to head the gang that has slaughtered 21 Coptic religious.

  • Vince Dhimos

    It ought to be obvious to anyone paying attention that the US, at least since the signing of the petrodollar agreement between Nixon and King Faisal in 1973, has been doing the dirty work of the Saudis in spreading their violent intolerant Wahhabism. Bolton’s recent statement about crushing Iran even as the US ignores the recently released evidence of Kashoggi’s torture at the hands of Saudi thugs, who were recorded saying “the deed is done, Boss,” is proof that the US is in bed with Saudi in supporting terror and all the other sinister policies of the Saudis.
    Details:
    http://www.newsilkstrategies.com/news–analysis/the-us-military-is-a-mercenary-force-in-the-hire-of-the-saudi-dictatorship

    • Ayauhteotl

      Interesting article

    • Jens Holm

      Only Trumpeters in USA has ignored that Kiling. Erdogan systematic use it, so people can forget the rest, which is going on by his Leadership.

      And as I recall it, You are right about 1973. A dirty trade was made to stabilize the world in the higher payments for oil. Critisists of that right here gain a lot of dollars every day by that too and has since that OPEC thing.

      The sword has 2 sides, and the Saudi one is dirty.

      • Ace

        So the British, French, Germans, and Swedes canceled all their arms contracts with SA?

        • Jens Holm

          No. States mainly are not weapon producers.

          If You take USA, they have 3 levels. 1) Special, specil truted friends 2) Trusted friends and 3) Everybody.

          Saudis for a short while was in number one, but that stopped when We(by USA) found fx Tows to ISIS.

          So USA as a state can reduce the nr 2 into partly trusted or low trusted and very selective. By that they fx still deliever spareparts – OR – block for all spareparts.

          In number 3 You and I can buy a lot of guns and many other things. Its a problem for our countries if those are allowed. We have to ask the Goverment and a lot is not allowed. We also have to pay for some kind license and have the weapon hidden and locked down as well as ammo should not be in the same house or like that.

          So thats the USA version of it. Nr 1 is gone and nr 2 can be hard or almost nothing.
          ………………………

          I know Swedes are very restrictive and try hard not sell to a lot of countries. They have had big problems with their Carl Gustavs in several very good versions. Many has been sold to friends but many, many has been redistributed or stolen to wars all over. But the producers in Sweden are clapping their little hands in hypocrasy.
          ……………………….

          Bigger contracts being canselled often are into delay only. Often it goes into a something for something. So SA temporary can be hit hard or almost not.

          • SG

            The British conglomerate BAE systems owns a monopoly over Scandinavia’s defense industry; most notably Saab group (including Saab Bofors Dynamics), and Hägglund & Söner.

            Notable weapons produced:

            – Carl Gustav (all variants): 84 mm man-portable reusable anti-tank recoilless rifle;
            – CV90 tracked platform (CV120, Polish PL-01 so-called “stealth tank”, etc);
            – Saab Gripen/Griffen multirole supersonic jet fighter (Saab JAS 39 Gripen, etc)

            CV90 MkIV IFV:

            The 35mm semi-auto cannon should be replaced with a 105mm semi-autocannon with a coaxial 40mm autocannon (for rapid fire) with newly designed ATGMs (with a maximum range of 6 km or longer) launched from the 105mm gun-mortar with at least 3 types of both guided and unguided ammunition respectively.

            https://youtu.be/ndZmqzT2nxs

          • Jens Holm

            BAE systems is a private company, You can be owner, if you have money.

            https://www.baesystems.com/en/our-company/about-us

    • Kelli Hernandez

      Interesting & I would suggest partly true.
      Zionism and WAHHABISM are a natural alliance. But it is Israhelli ZIONISTS who run the US gov, our media and central bank and Fed Reserve. Zionists are the enemy to the American people.
      Btw, how many dual Saudis in our Gov??

  • SG
    • H Eccles

      he wasn’t tortured enough in Vietnam…

    • Feudalism Victory

      Fuck john mccain priviledged son. Terrible pilot was left to hang out to dry during his first flight over vietnam by his flight mates. Also shot a missle on an aircraft carrier because he was an idiot.

    • Ace

      Who says that freak was a hero?

  • SG

    The Lobby – Al Jazeera’s Suppressed Documentary About Israeli Spying & Psychological Operations: https://bit.ly/2FkC4W7

    https://youtu.be/d7tUEqjmIWE

  • leon mc pilibin

    The CIA,MOSSAD commanders getting airlifted to safety by their zionist paymasters.

    • Zionism = EVIL

      US and Zionists are in desperate end game and trying to prop up their headchopper terrorists in the eastern Euphrates valley. It is futile.

  • R Trojson

    More Russian propaganda. It was Russia who resupplied al Safa ISIS with at least 4 truckloads of food, drugs, money, ammunition and arms just 2 weeks ago as reported right here on SF. It is Russia who has had al Safa ISIS completely surrounded for almost a year on a little spit of land, yet ISIS comes and goes as they please. It is Russia who claims to be fighting al Safa ISIS for a year on the little piece of land but is incapable of defeating them. We can only believe one of two things. Either ISIS works for Russia or the whole Russian air force, tanks, heavy weapons, brightest & best soldiers, … are incapable of defeating a small number of ISIS fighters that have been completely surrounded for a year.

    • Merijn

      You only spread Bullshit Hasbara…. go pick up your $hekels….

      • matt

        come on, he might be right…both sides publish bullshit

        • Merijn

          This is the 54th time he is posting the same message…..perhaps it is time to write something different

          • zman

            ….and break his lucky streak?

      • R Trojson

        Yet you are incapable of disputing even one of my facts.

        • Merijn

          First send me a link of your “Facts”..

    • H Eccles

      geez.. talk about plucking nonsense out of your own orifice..

      that must be the first technique they teach you at the Whoring For Isreal Seminar…

    • DaBoiiiii

      Lmao, is this the newly released Hasbara tactics guide? Blame Russia, Syria and Iran for ISIS? The only people who will believe you are the rats like you, who don’t need convincing, so save your breath.

      Filthy rat.

      • R Trojson

        What does hasbara mean, sounds like it must be an insult. Who do you blame for al Safa ISIS?

        • Jens Holm

          They are like Sana but better. They can make a horseshoe to a horse or even a pig.

    • RedBaron9495
      • Zionism = EVIL

        That is diaper Hasbara Dan in person :)

      • Jens Holm

        I thought family píctures were not allowed. At least you have food.

    • Jens Holm

      So when can we buy Your new videogame :)

  • stary ujo

    Black hawk shot down !

  • Carol Davidek-Waller

    Next stop Yemen, Somalia or Iraq?

    • Ivan Freely

      Afghanistan.

    • Ace

      Nairobi, Myanmar? The southern US border would be nice but only to teach dance lessons.

  • H Eccles

    Is southfront afraid to report in their headline that the US is evacuating ISIS from the battle fields? Hence the use of ‘mysterious helicopters’.

    • Feudalism Victory

      Well its not like they fly an american flag

      • H Eccles

        well.. it’s very unlikely that Syrian & Iraqi helicopters would be flying ISIS around, so who does that leave??

        • Feudalism Victory

          French british qatari turkish

        • Jens Holm

          Yerrh, and we do know Russian helicopters now are home because they are made for artic conditions.

          Who more say there was helicopters all. Many has helicopters those days. You even can put up a loudspeaker and connect it to Youtube.

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyQPG0O6Po8

          Watc Your behind.

        • Pounce

          The very same nation which has supported them from get go….Turkey.

    • Bill Wilson

      SF has no proof so can only speculate, as usual.

    • al quaida

      This information comes from anonymous sources so it can not be verified. Nothing to do with being “afraid”. Just responsible reporting.

    • Pounce

      No, it isn’t the US, but Turkey.

  • You can call me Al

    Someone must know what type of helicopter this is. Please, pretty please.

    • Redadmiral

      Not an expert on Yanki Choppers Al, however, it looks very much like the profile of a Black Hawk from that angle…..

      • zman

        That is just an ‘illustrative file’. No one has a picture. They should shoot one down, since it’s not a US chopper….just to know for sure.

      • Jens Holm

        I am no expert as well, but the picture itself could be an Augusta Westland. They are good and there are many of them.

        • Ace

          Augusta Westland. Is that the name of a bicycle?

      • You can call me Al

        Thanks.

  • Luke Hemmming

    “According to SANA on December 29th, 2019 US helicopters evacuated the ISIS commanders from the Deir Ezzor”..2019??? Wow I sure am behind the times hey, my calender still says i’m in the year 2018…lol

    • John Wallace

      Just a typo mistake . I did a double take when I saw it but realised they meant 2017 as that was when they were supposedly doing that. Most likely CIA without knowledge of the regular US forces there.

  • Vitex

    I find it interesting that Russia allows this to happen. What covert deal have they got going with the US?
    I know they avoid escalation, but really these aircraft aren’t that hard to shoot down either.

    • Feudalism Victory

      The russians cant go toe to toe with the americans. Logically the us is on a downward spiral its people insistent on their own destruction. So waiting for that maybe the smart move. I think it speaks of discipline and emotionless strategizing. Admirable traits.

      • d’Artagnan

        Russia plays the long term game, they will simply bog the US idiots down in a long and grinding costly war of attrition in a region from Afghanistan to Libya. Russia is a stone throws away from the Middle East and with its Iranian allies can bring in any amount of supplies and manpower. For the US morons already bogged down in the region it is a very costly exercise. US is in a LOSE-LOSE situation.

      • Jens Holm

        Hard to see. Their GDP is bigger then ever even the dollar has lowered. The Crystal ball must be nailed to Your behind.

    • Jens Holm

      You still dont accept the world is not as You are told and think. You never will and systematicly keep Yourself stupid and unrealistic.

      Assad is no commander of the Russian forces as well as those promised S300 not even are deployed for use.

      And finally none can confirm any of this is not even true.

  • RedBaron9495

    Come on….so many people around the world know that Al Nusra, al Zinki, ISIS and whatever FSA call themselves these days….are really proxy armies serving Washington.

    • Jens Holm

      They are not and many other mainly arabs has supported those many groups well too. Again everybody else hardly are there, when it comes to facts. Too many of You are like that and make any progress for Yoiúrself impossible.

      By that You claim to be treated as ants. When they not are disturbing, they are´ignored. When they come in fx Western and Russian houses You get collective reduced by local exterminations.

      I am more peacefull and would prefare a wall somewhere west of Istanbull.
      ……………………………………….

      Yesterday I learned the Turkish ultimative history book. Greeks never runnes Konstantinople,. Romans, which are Italians did. Armania was a Roman coloni and never has been a Kingdom themselves. No wonder Turks hate so many, when they are told things like that.

      • RedBaron9495

        Learn to write proper English, before you engage anyone on this forum with your nonsensical dribble.
        I suggest you visit a psychologist as well…..whilst you’re at it!

  • Barba_Papa

    Again anonymous reports and innuendo? And naturally it gets lapped up here by everyone who wants to believe this takes place. Pics or it didn’t happen! For fuck’s sake, the White Helmets at least still produce a movie when they stage their fake chemical attacks. All we get is a stock picture of a Blackhawk helicopter?

    • Merijn

      Ho ho Since the Skripal-Case Everyone is Guilty until proven innocent…

      • Barba_Papa

        Good comeback.

        Still, do we want to base our own opinions on the same standards of evidence?

        • Merijn

          Actually not…. but the West has made that pretty hard, I must admit….Every Narrative that contradicts the Western Lies, almost automatically became the Truth….which ain’t necessarily true ofcourse….

      • Ace

        Merjin, you came back!

    • RedBaron9495

      He is a video of the last event…this week!

      https://twitter.com/maytham956/status/1064560161753366528

  • Ivan Freely

    No one paying attention to the Middle East should be surprised by this news. The extracted fighters are either ISIS fighter or US/NATO advisors. I’m wondering if the increase in ISIS fighters in Afghanistan is Washington’s “salting the fields” for the Taliban since they’re not playing ball any more; or, in the process of manufacturing consent to increase US troops in the region for their usual shenanigans.

  • d’Artagnan

    According to Russian GRU, there are about 30,000 US trained Wahhabi terrorists left in the region and the US is desperately trying to move its terrorist chess pieces to prolong the conflict. About 10,000 have also been moved into Afghanistan to launch attacks on Russia’s southern borders and Iran. It is a futile and pathetic US losers lost game. US is desperate to hang on to the Eastern Euphrates valley as a terror base against both Syria and Iraq, not likely to succeed.

    • Jens Holm

      pathetic no child even with candy in both hand and told by grandparents would believe that crap.

  • J Ramirez

    “MYSTERIOUS HELICOPTERS” Since no one knows who they are, they wont mind if they get blown up. Shoot them down, problem solved, Bla bla bla .

  • v76

    Well why the fcuk did the SAA not shoot them down?????????

    • Jens Holm

      Same as usual. You are told a lot of the regime military capabilities, which is lies and worse.

      Just above I also heard the American economy was down or close to even the rest of the world knows, that the have the biggest GDP ( well the dollar has lowered a little).

      Your heads are infected and much less then half of the Syrian popilation is not even home. About 4 millions support Assad on a spinebard of hesbollas, iranians and Russians.

      That the facts. Syrians in the Assads as well as most Turks hardly know ehat facts are. And we all are terrorist if we allow us to have even 1 second oppinion.

      Abnd if we do, we are jews, zionist, most americans get no food, western economy is a mistake and of kurds kurds are the zinners for all 4 countries as an umbrella for all Your own horribilities.

      Your women all are more stupid then You, and our women are more clever then You – And you insist.

      If You need a job, I will recommend You to an army I dont like as general or marshalk.

  • Aen RaBeon

    By the type of helicopters used, it’s no mystery .

    • Jens Holm

      Those sounds are heard at night. You could be right if You took very dark sunglasses on.

      • Aen RaBeon

        There’s the thing called night vision technology man.. Can see them even from here.

  • Ayauhteotl

    Maybe this flying object could be regarded as UFOs, sporadically picking up test subjects to dissect their missing brains.
    Your great unfortunate, they always pick these amoeba like jihadies and thus renounce contact with us, saaad. :’)

  • Jens Holm

    Thats excuse number 6.789. At number 10.000 Russia and Iran has promised each supporter a bathtub of oil for them.

    SANA also have rapported, that the Pope in Rome support operation Assads kill the olive tree, where Jihadist are given Allah space for more in their hell. Hot meals will be served 3 times a day by old Helmuth Kohl.

    My source is the Syrian HoutiSANA in Yemen.

    • RedBaron9495

      Why don’t you go back to trolling on your beloved Western mainstream media…..they do a good line of #FakeNews to indulge yourself in!

  • Lena Jones

    Black Water.

  • Fernando Silva

    FAKE!

  • Scott

    No video source or photos. SANA cites a anonymous source. Hmmm seems like good’ol PR to me unless proven otherwise.

    • RedBaron9495

      Plenty of video evidence from locals of unmarked U.S helicopters flying into ISIS, Taliban and other terrorists used as their proxy armies.

      • Scott

        Please share :). And I was talking about this instance in general. Feels like Syrian PR machine is just being recycling this story.

  • Kelli Hernandez

    Of course it is! The war on terror is a fraud. All these wars for Israhell
    .