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... permanent military base in Syria and transfer of advanced weapons to Hezbollah through Syria. Israel fears that Iran will use Syrian territory to launch attacks or create a ground corridor from Iran to Lebanon after the fall of Abu Kamal (on the Iraqi-Syrian border), allowing it to transfer weapons more easily ...
11, coalition military forces conducted seven strikes consisting of 11 engagements against ISIS targets near Abu Kamal. The strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions, an ISIS-held building, a command-and-control center, three Tactical Vehicles and two ISIS-supply routes.

8 in Syria, coalition military forces conducted three strikes consisting of four engagements against ISIS targets near Abu Kamal. The strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two ISIS supply routes, a fighting position and an ISIS line of communication. No reported strikes were conducted in Iraq ...
... been published, particularly since the start of the U.S.-backed assault on Mosul in 2016. In September last year ISIS released a recording of their shadowy leader, and in November the Lebanese paramilitary group said it believed he had been spotted in the eastern Syrian town of Abu Kamal before it was ...
"Sometimes she says, 'I want to eat.' That's all," Abed tells CNN. Prior to this, Sarah hadn't seen her father for nearly three years after he left Syria for Lebanon and found work as a house painter. He did send money back to his family who stayed outside of Abu Kamal, a town on the Syrian-Iraqi border which ...
He left Syria for Lebanon and found work as a house painter, leaving his family behind. Mishaan al Abed sent money back to his wife and kids, who stayed outside the town of Abu Kamal, on the Syrian-Iraqi border. ISIS controlled Abu Kamal from the summer of 2014 until last November, when it was retaken ...

To prevent Iran from establishing such a land route, the United States would have to secure the Syria-Iraq border, but the Syrian regime already controls the Abu Kamal border crossing with Iraq. The United States would have to clear these forces out of the crossing and the surrounding desert, an operation ...
During the engagement one ISIS armor hunter team attacked a stationary Syrian Army battle tank near the town of Salhiyah (north of Abu Kamal city) with an anti-tank guided missile, scoring a direct hit to the frontal turret. However, though a direct hit, the missile struck the thickest part of the battle tank's ...
The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State says the strikes were near As Shafah, which is north of Abu Kamal in eastern Syria. They targeted an IS headquarters and were assisted by Syrian Democratic Forces who watched the area before the attack. The coalition says there was a heavy concentration ...
On 12 December, a Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) convoy delivered assistance for some 15,000 people (food, health and other relief items) to Abu Kamal city. The relief aid was provided by ICRC, IFRC and the UN. On 28 December, 26 IFRC trucks carrying 10,000 food baskets, 10,000 hygiene kits ...
WASHINGTON -- The Iraqi government has declared victory over ISIS, and President Donald Trump has taken credit for the Islamic caliphate's collapse. "ISIS is now giving up, they are giving up, there are raising their hands, they are walking off. Nobody has ever seen that before," said the president during ...
Syrians begin re-populating the Euphrates valley - including Abu Kamal city - under army protection ... Opposition sources report that the Damascus government is allowing internally displaced Syrian civilians to return to their homes across the various cities, towns and villages that span the western side ...
Day and night for the past three years, an unprecedented number of the world's spies have zeroed in on a patch of Iraq and Syria to hunt for one man. .... Baghdadi has been based in a village south of Baaj, and has travelled in a small range between Abu Kamal, on the Iraq-Syria border, and Shirkat, south ...
10 near Abu Kamal in Syria, coalition military forces conducted 19 strikes consisting of 34 engagements against ISIS targets, destroying an ISIS supply route, four ISIS vehicles, three command-and-control centers, a recoilless rifle, two logistics centers, an indirect-fire weapon and a vehicle-borne bomb.
Near Abu Kamal, nine strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed two ISIS headquarters, a command-and-control center, three logistical centers, ... Coalition precision strikes in Syria killed 11 ISIS terrorists, as the Syrian Democratic Forces continued clearance operations along the eastern ...
Coalition precision strikes in Syria killed 11 ISIS terrorists, as the Syrian Democratic Forces continued clearance operations along the eastern Euphrates ... "Near Abu Kamal, nine strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed two ISIS headquarters, a command-and-control center, three logistical ...
3, near Abu Kamal, coalition military forces conducted nine strikes consisting of 12 engagements against ISIS targets, destroying two ISIS lines of communication, a heavy weapon, four fighting positions, an ISIS vehicle, a logistics center and an ISIS supply route. On Jan. 2, near Abu Kamal, coalition military ...

Disturbing reports have surfaced indicating that Iranian-backed fighters are now in control of the Syria-Iraq border, having captured Abu Kamal in eastern Syria. ... The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and Hezbollah now directly control territory, including the Syrian border area with Lebanon and, as of ...
"Authorities believe the suspect is still in Abu Kamal, which is at the border between Syria and Iraq," a source said. The video, intelligence sources said, showed that Muhammad Aqif is still active with IS despite the devastating losses suffered by the terror group as a result of assaults by the Syrian and Iraqi ...
Kurdish forces blitz through ISIS to capture 4 towns in east Syria on the way to Abu Kamal ... Beirut, Lebanon (9:45 A.M.) - Syrian Coalition-led forces (of which Kurdish units form a key component) have blitzed their way through Islamic State lines in eastern Syria to capture 4 towns and villages on the ...
The capture of these villages was part of an advance towards the government-held city of Abu Kamal that bypassed ISIS defenses within the Shaitat tribal region which has witnessed some of the most brutal fighting between Coalition-led forces and the terrorist group within Deir Ezzor province.
Near Abu Kamal, eight strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS-held building and a staging area. -- Near Shadaddi, a strike destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle. On Dec. 27 near Abu Kamal in Syria, coalition military forces conducted 10 strikes consisting of 22 engagements against ...
Other pro-government forces initially tasked with the defense of Abu Kamal will be relieved and sent to different fronts throughout Syria. The 11th Armored Division, although diverse in its capabilities, specializes particularly in defensive warfare. The city of Abu Kamal was liberated by Syrian Army-led forces ...
Echoing earlier comments by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, General Votel said American forces will remain in eastern Syria, alongside their Syrian Kurdish ... Russian and Syrian jets nearby -- were converging over Abu Kamal and al Qaim, towns just across from each other on the Syrian and Iraqi borders.
He said Iraqi forces coordinate with both the Syrian Army, which is backed by Russia, Iran, and Iran-backed militias and the US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces opposed to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. He said parts of Syria -- including many areas ...
Beirut, Lebanon (5:35 P.M.) - Two videos have emerged showing Iraqi forces conducting combat operations against Islamic state terrorists in the east Syrian province of Deir Ezzor during the battle for Abu Kamal city. The battle for Abu Kamal in November saw fighters of many Middle Eastern ...
12,, coalition military forces conducted seven strikes consisting of seven engagements against ISIS targets near Abu Kamal. The strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed two ISIS vehicles and a heavy weapon. On Dec. 11, coalition military forces conducted six strikes consisting of seven ...
The attacks come one day after the Syrian Army launched the last phase of its strategic operation to clear ISIS from the western bank of the Euphrates river. The new army offensive, aimed at clearing the remaining ISIS-occupied settlements between Salhiyah and Abu Kamal, achieved spectacular results ...
Beirut, Lebanon (4:02 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army has delivered a powerful blow to ISIS militants operating along the western shore of the Euphrates river as it kicked-off the final phase of its ongoing strategic operation to link up with pro-government forces at Abu Kamal via the town of Salhiyah.
Armed men are seen at a checkpoint in the border town of al-Bab, near the Syrian-Turkish border, in Idlib province, Syria, Jan. ... people from Deir ez-Zor, Abu Kamal, Mayadin, Raqqa, Palmyra, Maskanah, and other towns and villages on the banks of the Euphrates, in northern and northeastern Syria.
The regime has largely won the war against the insurgents and thoughts are slowly shifting to Syria's future. But the country still has .... They believe that the victorious Syrian Army liberated Abu Kamal, a terrorist stronghold on the Euphrates river, together with the Iranian Quds Force. refugees in the region ...
Yesterday in Syria, coalition military forces conducted six strikes consisting of 12 engagements against ISIS targets near Abu Kamal. The strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed two ISIS supply routes, four fighting positions, a front-end loader, a road grader and an ISIS line of communication.
Military leaders in Syria, Iraq and Russia claimed a decisive victory over Islamic State last year, but western officials say the declaration is premature. ... Russian president Vladimir Putin said: "In two years, the Russian armed forces, together with the Syrian Army, have defeated the most lethal group of ...
... shore of the Euphrates river and reach the Syrian-Iraqi border near the strategic city of Abu Kamal. On the night of Thursday to Friday, Coalition-led forces reached the Euphrates river near the village of Al-Bahra in a move aimed at trapping ISIS terrorists within the heavily contested Shaitat tribal region.
... to the north of Abu Kamal. Abu Kamal was liberated by Syrian Army-led forces from ISIS in mid-November of this year after a two week battle that, according to one BBC correspondent, witnessed some of the toughest firefights ever encountered in the fight against the terrorist group in either Syria or Iraq.
... The Syrian Arab Army has discovered another massive Islamic State weapons stockpile that was abandoned by the terrorist group after being driven from a key city near the Iraqi border in the province of Deir Ezzor. On Friday, Syrian troops found a large ISIS arms cache inside the city of Abu Kamal.
... shore of the Euphrates river and reach the Syrian-Iraqi border near the strategic city of Abu Kamal. On the night of Thursday to Friday, Coalition-led forces reached the Euphrates river near the village of Al-Bahra in a move aimed at trapping ISIS terrorists within the heavily contested Shaitat tribal region.
Near Abu Kamal, eight strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS-held building and a staging area. -- Near Shadaddi, a strike destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle. On Dec. 27 near Abu Kamal in Syria, coalition military forces conducted 10 strikes consisting of 22 engagements against ...
20 near Abu Kamal in Syria, coalition military forces conducted three strikes consisting of 13 engagements against an ISIS tactical unit, destroying two ISIS indirect-fire weapons, two explosive hazards, two maneuver elements and an ISIS headquarters command-and-control center. On Dec. 19 near Abu ...
The meeting was held near the border crossing at Qaim, Iraq and Abu Kamal, Syria. The representatives agreed to coordinate security along the border, and will establish a joint coordination center to ensure border security. The SDF will continue operations to clear the northern and eastern side of the ...
Beirut, Lebanon (5:40 P.M.) - Amid the seemingly never ending discovery of hidden ISIS arms caches throughout newly liberated territories, the Syrian Arab Army has once again hit the jackpot, this time finding several large stockpiles of anti-tank guided missiles - enough it appears, to wipe out an ...
Yesterday in Syria, coalition military forces conducted five strikes against ISIS targets near Abu Kamal, engaging four ISIS tactical units and destroying an ISIS headquarters, two fighting positions and an ISIS vehicle. On Dec. 6, coalition military forces conducted four strikes against ISIS targets near Abu Kamal, engaging two ...
The US military said it would also continue to support its local allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces, as they move to stabilize eastern Syria following a series ... military coalition announced Monday that coalition warplanes had conducted 28 airstrikes against ISIS targets near Abu Kamal, Syria, since Friday, ...
On November 3, the regime took over the city of Deir Ezzor, while its forces were a mere 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Abu Kamal, the last bastion of ISIS in Syria. The race for Deir Ezzor governorate witnessed an escalation between regime forces and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
The attacks come one day after the Syrian Army launched the last phase of its strategic operation to clear ISIS from the western bank of the Euphrates river. The new army offensive, aimed at clearing the remaining ISIS-occupied settlements between Salhiyah and Abu Kamal, achieved spectacular results ...
Beirut, Lebanon (4:02 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army has delivered a powerful blow to ISIS militants operating along the western shore of the Euphrates river as it kicked-off the final phase of its ongoing strategic operation to link up with pro-government forces at Abu Kamal via the town of Salhiyah.
28 near Abu Kamal, coalition military forces conducted five strikes that engaged five ISIS tactical units and destroyed three ISIS watercraft, an ISIS barge, a weapons cache and 11 ISIS vehicles. On Nov. 27 near Abu Kamal, coalition military forces conducted three strikes that engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a ...
A video obtained by Sputnik shows Syrian long-range artillery and ... town of Abu Kamal, the last Daesh stronghold in Syria, which was retaken by the ... drive terrorists out of the areas adjacent to Abu Kamal and Deir ez-Zor.
In addition, officials today reported details of a Nov. 23 strike consisting of one engagement near Abu Kamal, Syria, for which the details were unavailable in time ...
The fall of the town of Abu Kamal in Syria and recent victories by Iraqi security forces in Qaim and Rawa in Iraq mark the collapse of the Islamic ...


 

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