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Exclusive - The General Commander of the Syrian Elite Forces tells HJN: the SEF will be restructured under a French/U.S./Turkish sponsorship, the SEF will be an agreed alternative forces to deploy on the borders NE of Syria.
originally posted by: roadgravel
this chapter of WW3
Glad this turned out to be not much of a world war.
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The President will make sure any withdrawal from Syria will be done in a fashion to ensure:
1) ISIS is permanently destroyed.
2) Iran doesn’t fill in the back end, and
3) our Kurdish allies are protected.
20h20 hours ago
The Kurdish National Congress has established a committee to communicate with all the Kurdish parties in Rojava with the aim of creating a uniting big alliance and developing a Kurdish strategy to confront Kurdish and self-governing dangers of northern and eastern Syria.
Ilham Ahmed (Syrian Democratic Council) meeting with US Senator in Washington, US Senator says that US will protect the achievement of the Kurds in Northern-Syria and say´s that #Turkey threats is only psychological war. #Twitterkurds #US #Syria #Rojava
Riad Darar , Co-Leader of the National Council denied this and said: "I was surprised by this and there is no official delegation from the Syrian Democratic Council requesting mediation from the Lebanese Hezbollah," said in a statement to Kurdistan 24."
SOHR: 700 US Special Forces soldiers arrived in Northern-Syria to capture most wanted terrorist ISIS Leader "Al-Baghdadi" in the east of the Euphrates. #Twitterkurds #ISIS #US
The Al-Waqas Brigades of the NSA confirmed the fact of the attack. It identified the killed militants as Omar Qasim, Ahmad Najar, Khalifah al-Za’l, Abd al-Muni’am Abdullah, Amar al-Lakah and Taqi al-Din al-Ali.
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he US Army will maintain a presence in northeast Syria. The US military will continue to maintain control of the country's oil fields in the province of Deir Ez-Zor. Information on this was confirmed by US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.
The decision to withdraw US troops from northeast Syria has not been finalized. This was announced today by US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at a meeting with his Afghan counterpart. In addition, he said, the US military will maintain its presence in the oil fields in the province of Deir Ez-Zor. According to Esper, this is due to the need to protect infrastructure from the capture by militants of the Islamic State terrorist organization banned in Russia and “other forces,” which obviously means the Syrian government army and its allies.
Today, the U.S. Army has faced several incidents in northeastern Syria. Kurds threw stones and rotten fruit at American vehicles passing through settlements. This reaction was caused primarily by the actual betrayal of the Kurdish formations by Washington, which in fact left them alone with the Turkish army.
Recall that on October 9, after receiving guarantees of neutrality from the United States, Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurds, called the "Source of Peace" in the north-east of Syria. On the night of October 9-10, Turkey and its allies from the Syrian National Army embarked on the ground phase of the operation against Kurdish forces. On October 12, they managed to take control of the center of Ras Al Ain and cut the M-4 Aleppo-Hasaka highway. Yesterday, Turks and militants stormed the village of Tel Abyad, but failed to take control of it. On October 14, the Syrian Arab army, acting in agreement with the Kurds, entered the territory they controlled in order to restore the power of official Damascus and create a barrier on the way of the Turkish army and its allies. Turkey and its allied militants launched an attack on Manbij, but did not achieve significant success, limiting themselves to taking several adjacent villages. On October 15, the city was taken under control by the Syrian army. The next day, the CAA occupied the city of Kobani. On October 17, Turkey agreed to a truce with the Kurds to divert their formations from the border, but within a few hours the clashes resumed. Yesterday, Kurdish fighters, by agreement with the Turkish side, left the city of Ras Al Ain, which they defended from the beginning of the conflict.
In the first video below, the Turkish-backed militants can be seen dragging the Syrian soldier in an area near the Ras Al-‘Ayn front. The end of the video shows a dead Syrian soldier with a bullet wound; however, it is not clear whether or not he was executed or killed during a shoot out because the film looks edited.
A second video released this week shows Turkish-backed militants questioning a wounded Syrian soldier. The militant questioning the soldier becomes aggressive and repeatedly slaps the wounded soldier.
Another video released by the Turkish-backed militants show them beating a Syrian soldier as he is walking.