Syrian War Report – August 22, 2017: ISIS Defense Rapidly Collapses In Central Syria

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The ISIS defense in central Syria is rapidly collapsing under the pressure of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and other pro-government formations supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Government forces, led by the SAA Tiger Forces, have liberated the villages of Wadi Latum, Dagher, Latum, Quwayr, and Dahr Matla south of the recently liberated village of Taybah at the Sukhna-Resafa road.  Army troops and pro-government militiamen are now within only 10 km from creating the second ISIS pocket in the province.

Some sources even speculate that government forces have already done this.  However, no photos or videos have been provided.

In the Uqayrabat area, government troops, led by the 5th Assault Corps ISIS Hunters, have liberated the Huwaisis, Wadi Huwaysis, Taraq Sawwanat Hasw, Wadi Awabid, Jub Shuyukh, Sharqa Reservoir, Aydiyah, and the nearby points.  Huwaysis had been an important ISIS strongpoint used by terrorists as a foothold for counter-attacks against the SAA and its allies advancing in the area.

Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces deployed in Syria have made 316 combat sorties over the past five days and carried out 819 airstrikes on ISIS terrorists, the chief of the main operations department of the Russian General Staff, General Sergey Rudskoy, announced on Monday.

Since the start of August, Russian warplanes have carried out 990 sorties and conducted 2,518 airstrikes on terrorist targets.  The airstrikes destroyed 40 units of military equipment, 106 trucks carrying heavy machineguns, and up to 800 terrorists.

Rudskoy added that the operation to liberate “central Syria from terrorists is nearing completion.”  This is why ISIS terrorists are pulling their strongest units to the province of Deir Ezzor, preparing for the last stand against the SAA and its allies.  Many militants from Mosul and the most battle-ready units from Raqqa reportedly moved there.

As soon as the ISIS defense fully collapses in central Syria, the SAA and its allies will focus on lifting the ISIS siege from Deir Ezzor.

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  • Richard Noel Hedditch

    But then along comes the Trump scumbag to attack the SAA and Hezbollah on Zionist allegations of chemical weapons usage.

    • Wahid Algiers

      That is unfortunately possible as the yankees want their piece of the cake and that is called Deir Ezzor oil fields….

      • Tudor Miron

        yankees wanted all of ME…the are in damage limitation mode but thats still not easy for the world.

        • Jan Tjarks

          We will see a very different world very soon. While the establishment lost this battle, they didn’t lose the geopolitical conflict yet. However, with the shift to electric cars and mobility in general, the need for oil will rapidly drop over the next years anyway.

          The consequences of this can’t be underestimated. We will see more cracks and the global elites becoming more divided than before due to both developments. Pressure between the different oligarchs world wide, as everyone of them still wants to win their game, no matter the costs. We too will see if cooler heads will prevail.

          • Solomon Krupacek

            ” the need for oil will rapidly drop over the next years anyway.”

            would be good, but it is not.

            a) little cars maybe, but not so easy as the propaganda tells. batteries have tmperature optimum. in too vold ar too warm countries is not so easy to change the system. also in the 3rd world will not happen so fast. and in the 3rd world will rise the count of cars.

            b) ships, planes, part of trucks will not change. and the ships need severeal times more fuel then all cars together.

            c) the electricity will need also lot of power plants fueld by gas. therefore these countries will not lose market.

            d) the most important consumer of oil is the chemical industry. and thos will not alter.

          • Jan Tjarks

            Already had that discussion before. Planes will take the longest (30-50 years), due to the low efficiency so far.

            Ships will see it in different stages, with the low range and feeders being switched the first, the long haul from port like Shanghai to North America and later to Europe will be the last, roughly up to 20 years.

            Trucks are constantly on the same routes. Instead of fuel stations, some exchange stations will do the job. The first delivery van is already in development, heavy duty trucks too (Mercedes and Tesla), postal services are switching already anyway.

            Electricity for the mobility will mainly be charged over night. As such, no more than 15% more power usage due to this only (for developed countries). It’s not only to put a battery into a vehicle, but as a backup another one too (charging stations, “power walls” etc., creating redundancy for the electric power supply covering peak supply too.

            Anyway, the specifics are off topic here. =)

            Chemical products will stay anyway, nothing to debate there.

            It’s a complex topic, but it is clear that the fourth industrial revolution is taking up speed, mobility only being a part of it. Automated systems are no longer restricted to factories and offices, but coming to streets too now.

          • Keith Smith

            drones can replace planes, they will change direction so quick G force would knock unconscious or kill human cargo/pilot. many benefits to solar powered reconnaissaince drones also which can hang around for a V long time

          • Bill Wilson

            The market isn’t there for electric vehicles. The automakers will use fleet users to test their combined designed. They’ll be using identical battery packs that will be replaced using automated machinery. The packs will be on the bottom of vehicles and will snap in & out like those for our cordless tools. A smart Jewboy from Israel came up with that concept which has been embraced and bought by Detroit. They and the major fuel marketers are working on standardized sizes and machinery to slap those in and out. The big marketers like Exxon, Shell, Valero and Texaco will be the ones providing battery exchange locations since they can afford to modify current stations to do that. Won’t be long over here in the USA when you can get gas, diesel, CNG and battery packs at your corner station along with bread and cold beer.

          • Jan Tjarks

            500.000 Model 3 reservations tell a story where a market is or not, Tesla is actually anti selling the Model 3 to keep reservations low, they were probably expecting 250k reservations. Instead, they got more than twice as many, which puts a lot of pressure on them to deliver. Ordering a Model 3 now would most likely take 18 months until delivery. The demand is there, but the car manufacturers are not, at least not yet.

            The moment they are ready, we will see EVs being pushed into marketing, as it will define the future of these companies and if they survive. But as they are not ready yet, they try to shine with concepts, while keeping up the sales for the already outdated ICE cars (Internal combustion Engines).

            Not to mention that China is pushing the envelope drastically, they have actually no other choice and are trying to leap frog the other car companies. Their ICEs are still not on the same level, but with EVs it doesn’t matter anymore.

            Who ever gets asked to open a window in Shanghai to take a deep breath, he probably would call police for suspected murder … The smog in Shanghai is breathtaking, literally.

          • Laszlo

            For me the story is similar to the analogue vs digital photography. In 1998 everybody in the photo business explained very well detailed, like you now, why the digital photography will not take over the analogue . Quality, price, color rendering, etc.
            8 years later analogue photos totally disappeared.
            It will happen with the oil industry. If the demand will be reduced by 20%, the prices collapse. Arabia will be pure desert again with ruined skycrapers and arabian tribes fucking their goats.

          • Solomon Krupacek

            with photography you are right. but that issue is other dimension. when tanks will run on lithium batteries, i congratulate you :)

          • Keith Smith

            NATO’s weaponry runs on oil. this is the only reason we still have a need for it. drones etc, yeah they can start making electrically powered weaponry, but EMP’s disrupt it

          • Solomon Krupacek

            i think, all weaponry ;)

          • Bill Wilson

            They’ll run on vacuum tubes since those aren’t harmed by EMP’s. That why the Soviets used vacuum tubes in their jets and turboprop bombers well into the 80’s.

          • Keith Smith

            NWO will not relinquish power so it would take their extinction first. If NWO feel their lives are on the line, they would take out a billion souls in a heartbeat to roect themselves

          • Keren Walters

            The global elites are not divided. They are in complete unity over their long term game plan and agenda. It only looks like they have divisions in order to fool us dumb goyim cattle into thinking there is no grandiose conspiracy . .

        • Jens Holm

          hahahahahaha

      • Jens Holm

        hahahaha.

        • Wahid Algiers

          Jensi little stupid boy is always laughing. Take a bucket for collecting your tears when the blown-up of gypsies start.

      • Garo Koparanian

        Yankees not going to get Deir Ezzor Russia won’t allow it

      • Jens Holm

        There is no cake unless You can effort Your own beach with sand from there.

        Some will take the oil out – chiness, russians, turks. And the big money isnt at the base but in the products it can make.

        You really dont get it. Do You. The Federation area already has more oil then they need themselves and the Baathists are shouting “Kurds take our oil”. Well before the civile war Damaskus took it and gave it very selective into the corrupt and ineffective economy in the best Mafiosa style.

        • Wahid Algiers

          Kurds have no land, so they have nothing to want. They should be happy that they are not kicked in their stinking asses when sitting in foreign appartments.

      • Bill Wilson

        Nobody wants the Deir Azzor oil fields since their very sour heavy crudes are low grade garbage that don’t yield jack in usable product without extensive thus expensive processing. Damascus sold all that to three refineries in Western Europe before the fighting erupted and those refiners had no problem finding more stable suppliers.

    • Jan Tjarks

      Not going to happen, since the white helmets have been caught with video snippets, trying to fake a poison gas attack. This story is dead and FSA in Damascus is claiming every now and then that SAA used it, with no one listening anymore.

      US forces will need a better excuse this time, as the media hype to fake a poison gas incident will collapse too fast, with people getting more suspicious that the media is feeding them Nothingburgers.

    • VeeNarian (Yerevan)

      Will that trick really work with the ISIS head-choppers? First, there must be a concerted media campaign to re-label ISIS as cuddly “moderates”. “Accidents” by the ISIS airforce (US/EU/NATO/GCC) gang is more likely. Will they risk bringing down one of the planes of the RuAF?

      • Jens Holm

        hahahahaha

    • Keith Smith

      US are defeated in Syria and any airstrikes now are simply provocation so that m s m can jump all over the response as if russia are the aggressors. There will not be a successful airstrike on behalf of ISIS which will save the terrorists that havent been shipped out. US are running out of tricks

      • Jens Holm

        hahahaha

        • Keith Smith

          i laugh every time i hear of US Assets getting blown up too. poor dead CIA

    • Jens Holm

      hahahahaha

    • Jens Holm

      Haha – They are up in You behind or upstairs?

  • Attrition47

    It’s going to be interesting to see how the Kurds sort out their differences with Damascus, now that the US head-chopping, heart-eating rapers are half-way round the u-bend of history.

    • Jens Holm

      They are not in some U-bend. US(and we) only went in as military units, because ISIS spread out and took land in Syria. In Iraq we were invited back.

      After that threat by ISIS are reduced, Assads again will be enemy nr 1 in Syria – But not the military way.

      But I agree about the total situation can go to many different fazes. You might have forgotten that the Russian help wasnt ultimative. Their wish was to keep Assads in power securing their bases and getting oil control in Syria as well as pipelines.

      If Russia after the ISIS 98% defeat reduce its support to Assads, there is no economy to much Assad warfare. Iran and Hesbollah will love to help, but Im sure Assads dont want their influence to get out of control.

      We will see. I hope they at least wont kill each other.

  • Nigel Maund

    The Globalists are seeing their battle plan to control the Middle East and its light sweet crude oil and gas resources smashed to smithereens as their CIA controlled Proxies including ISIS and its various offshoots and the so called SDA are systematically controlled by the RuAF / SAA / Hezbollah “Blitzkreig”. This is a gigantic blow to the evil Cabal controlled Globalists and their US puppets (although I have to say I feel sorry for the US soldier who barely understands what he, like most of the US population) fighting for because he’s totally brainwashed). We move towards a genuine peace and reconstruction under an independent multipolar Middle East in which the terrorists are effectively wiped out. The US, UK and EU have lost their globalist game to control the ME oil and gas resources to underpin the defunct US$ which has been the Globalist prime source of control and hegemony. Well done to Russia, Syria, Iran and Hezbollah for a being on the last leg of winning a hard thought, difficult and very bloody campaign to restore Syria to normalcy. We all appreciate your efforts and support you in the name of peace and a better and more equable planet.

    • RamboDave

      Please stop with this “war for oil” argument ! That is what Israel wants you to believe.

      The regime change project in Syria is about the strategic balance and order that was upset in 2003 because of the Iraq war. Both the Saudis and the Israelis are very upset about this shift in favor of Iran.

      Promises were made to the Saudis back in 2002.

      The “Shia crescent” that has resulted from the Iraq war was a predictable result. And, the Saudis are the ones that agreed to that Iraq war. To understand this, you have to examine what happened in 2002, during the buildup to that Iraq war.

      There was a deal made in 2002 between Israel (and their Neocon supporters in the US) and Saudi Arabia, in order to get the Saudis to join the Iraq war coalition. The deal was to do regime change in Iran and Syria after Saddam was removed in Iraq. That is what the Saudis demanded in exchange for the Iraq war to proceed.

      General Wesley Clark later spoke about seeing the same list of regime change countries in 2001.(watch this short video)

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXS3vW47mOE

      If General Clark saw this regime change list in 2001, it is obvious that the same list was also shown to the Saudis in 2002 to get them to agree to the Iraq war.

      Saddam was left in place following the Gulf War in 1991 because the Saudis were also fearful of a Shiite takeover back then too. And, the Gulf War was also not about oil. It was about Israeli hegemony and wanting to keep it’s enemies week so that Israel could keep the land it stole.

      Israel and their Neocon corner, must now complete their part of the bargain.

      There was also probably a side agreement made by Dick Cheney in 2002 with the neocons, that President Bush, in exchange for the Iraq war, would be guaranteed re-election in 2004, by receiving favorable media treatment through neocon (Zionist) controlled media, such as the New York Times and Washington Post.

      It all has to do with a 1998 Zionist document entitled The Project For A New American Century written by William Kristol and Robert Kagan. Seventeen of the signers of that document
      later got jobs in the Bush Administration. Also keep in mind that 90% of the signers were Jewish Zionists. The whole purpose of the document was to make the Middle East safe for Israel, so that Israel could keep the land they stole and dictate the settlement terms with Palestinians.

      The neocons and Israel must absolutely complete their part of a grand bargain made back in 2002 with Saudi Arabia. That is why they will not give up on their quest for regime change in Syria, or in the alternative, the partition of Syria. They absolutely have to do this first in order to isolate Iran, and then do regime change in Iran, as promised to the Saudi’s.

      If they can’t complete their grand bargain, the Israeli / Saudi alliance will fall apart. Israel will appear powerless, at a time when they are dependent upon the perception that they control
      Washington. The situation is already a colossal defeat for both Israel/Saudis and the neocons.

      That …. you are correct about. But, it is not about oil !
      ..

    • Jens Holm

      You have no idea about, what blitzkrieg is at all. If its about our control, You will just be controlled by others like Turks, Russians and chinese.

      • Nigel Maund

        Unfortunately for you I am an experienced student of military history so I undertsand fully what Blitzkreig is all about. I see your commentary as charged with opinion and emotion rather than well thought through analysis. You have provided no facts as is typical of people who do not contribute any real substance to the discussion.

        • Jens Holm

          You have definitly no idea about, what Blitzkrieg are and was.

          You write You are experienced. It cant be about WW2 or modern warfare.

          When You use words like proxíes, puppets, put CIA into, brainwashed – its just a level over propaganda and as if You have written it from a high chair.

          No wonder Syrian refugees here cant get a job here, if its true, You are in the experienced part.

          • Nigel Maund

            Mate you’re a shill and nothing more and also back nothing up with facts. Hence, your comments are worthless.

    • Bill Wilson

      The USA could give a rat’s ass about ME oil since Texas, Canada and Venuzalea has an inexhaustible supply.

      • Nigel Maund

        So why has the US expended close to US$ 3 Trillion on the wars in the Middle East? Who says Venezuela is going to fall under US control? That’s a wish rather than a guarnteed outcome.

        • Jens Holm

          Its a hobby. Might be some see it as a bad habit.

  • Paul Franken

    Ruh Roh!?!? ‘Greater i$rael’ was supposed to be ready by now to accept the jewi$h diaspora once they finish wrecking Western Civilization….

    • Jens Holm

      hahhahahahahahha

  • PJ London

    Take Deir ez Zour, then retake Idlib province and next regain Raqqa.
    Next year Assad will put the Kurds back in their box, maybe even take away their toys.

    • Jens Holm

      Some might prefare only one person left in Syria. It could be a kurdish women helping those more peacefull 8-10 mio Syrians back.

    • Bill Wilson

      SDF won’t have any trouble kicking SAA ass.

      • PJ London

        SAA + Iran + Russian air cover + Hezbollah + 1 Million Turkish forces?
        The Americans will go home and Srebenica demonstrated the value of the Dutch and other NATO wallies.
        Even if Syria were wiling to let them have some territory, Turkey and Iran will say no.
        The manner in which the Kurds treated the ‘Arabs’ in Iraq and Syria, when given the chance to dominate will mean that the Arabs will only be willing to tolerate them on the Arab terms.
        The Kurds forgot 2 things.
        Be nice to people on your way up, as you will meet them on your way down.
        Free US support is worth exactly what you pay for it.

        • Wahid Algiers

          Right. Kurds are like gypsies. Can nothing, have nothing, want more without paying.

          • PJ London

            To be fair, under the Ottoman empire (for 600 years) the Kurds did not have a problem. In 1919 the Brits and Frogs divided up into Syria-Iraq-Turkey-Iran and forgot or ignored ethnicity. The Scots and English got along so well for 600 years that they didn’t worry about it.
            If I were Kurdish I would be pee’ed off too.
            But as I am not – screw em.

          • Jens Holm

            They didnt forget kurds. In several maps they are in. Kurds wasnt able to see themselves as much more then many, many small tribes in isolated mountains and dry rural districts.

            The difference today apart from the hard nationalisms are, the world has changed, so kurds now are able to run bigger pictures.

            Thats by road, railways, telefones, TV, radio, bridges, urbanisation a.s.o. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/575d2195b455a2ed927a1bb7eb8e2c878ce4e70e7412416c35b1cce4974f2f6d.jpg

            I took this in. I think its from 1856. Im not sure. It not only make a Kurdistan in Iraq. It makes a Diabykir and solve the Syrian problem by making a big Raqqa province. All 3 could be small states.

          • PJ London

            If it was not for a pipeline from Baku to Tel Aviv, no-one would have any idea who what or where the Kurds existed. Just as there would be no Taliban and America would not be in a series of losing wars, if not for the pipelines to India.
            Abkhazians have been in a deadly war with the Georgians for 500 years but no-one would know, if not for the Russian intervention, who what or where was Abkhazia.

  • Kell

    Awesome!