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U.S. Forces, SDF Arrest Eight Suspects In New “Counter-Terrorism” Operation In Syria’s Deir Ezzor

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U.S. Forces, SDF Arrest Eight Suspects In New “Counter-Terrorism” Operation In Syria’s Deir Ezzor

US forces at Tanf base along the Syrian-Iraqi border, via Wiki Commons.

The U.S.-led coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) carried out early on January 2 another counter-terrorism operation in the southeastern Deir Ezzor countryside.

Fighter jets, attack helicopters and armored vehicles participated in the joint operation, which targeted the area of al-Khababusah near the town of al-Shheell.

Local sources said that eight civilians, from two well-known families, were arrested during the operation. The suspects were identified as:

  • Mohamad al-Mukhlif al-Halum;
  • Ahmad Mohamad al-Mukhlif al-Halum;
  • Hamoudi Mohamad al-Mukhlif al-Halum;
  • Hamadah Mahmoud al-Mukhlif al-Halum;
  • Mohamad Mahmoud al-Mukhlif al-Halum;
  • Jasim Hassan al-Mukhlif al-Halum;
  • Jasim Hassoun al-Abadish;
  • Ayman Assaf al-Muhaysan al-Abadish.

Last month, the U.S.-led coalition and the SDF carried out a series of similar operations in southeast Deir Ezzor. Dozens of suspects, including former ISIS fighters, were arrested during these operations.

The U.S. is maintaining 500 service members in eastern Syria as a part of a plan to counter ISIS activities and “guard” key oil fields in the region.

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Zionism = EVIL

haha the Halum family was probably opposed to Americunt ISIS terrorists.

northerntruthseeker .

Honestly…Does anyone with common sense actually believe the horseshit the US is doing?

It is SO obvious that this is another propaganda stunt and staged event just to sell the gullible people out there the lies that the US is still in Syria to “fight terrorism”….

And you are right in that while the US government is selling their bullshit propaganda in Syria for Israel, there is more blood on the streets in America on a daily basis that SHOULD have America’s attention!


If US actually left Iraq/Syria terrorism would actually fall a lot.

northerntruthseeker .

Close… If the criminals in the US actually left the entire region, there would be NO “terrorism” except for the “terrorism” conducted by the psychotic state of Isra-hell…

Azriel Herskowitz

America and SDF continue arresting terrorists while the butcher regime allows ISIS to roam freely in the Homs Desert on their side of the Euphrates. In fact, ISIS has been increasingly carrying out attacks in government controlled territory. What’s the excuse for that assad fanboys?

Wayne Nicholson

Syria is fighting a war against well armed opponents in Idlib. No one give a shit about harassing attacks in the desert. There is plenty of time to play cops and robbers after the work is done. If US taxpayer want to pay their guys to round up stray ISIS members I say go for it.

northerntruthseeker .

Notice the sicko freak Hasbara/JIDF come out of the woodwork, and make these outrageous comments?

Look, freak, ISIS is run by your ass clowns and the Americans…. And the only “butcher” regime in the Middle East is YOURS in that shit hole, that is from land you stole from the Palestinians!

Willing Conscience (The Truths

You know why Mustafa, it’s because your boss Erdogan tells them too, but his Isis boys are still attacking SDF forces far more than they are the SAA. The SAA have consolidated their positions in Deir ez Zor but the SDF are in total disarray in Ar Raqqah and Al Hasakah, so it’s much easier for Isis to target the SDF isn’t it. Isn’t it a bit suspicious Mustafa, your boss Erdogan’s locking up all of Baghdadi’s relatives in Idlib where they’ve been hiding, and yet Isis hasn’t been attacking anyone at all in Idlib for a few months now, and yet strangely everywhere else in Syria Isis is ramping up operations big time, mmm, that’s pretty suspicious isn’t it.

Peter Jennings

The US used fighter jets, attack helicopters and armored vehicles, and arrested 8 civilians. It’s a good job that the US forces are there, otherwise all hell could break loose. :)

It seems the SDF could be settling scores and US forces are helping them do it. There is no honour in modern US warfare, or the soldiers. There is only fake honour for those who protect oil & poppy fields for corporations back home.

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