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    Post  franco on Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:27 pm

    Stand off in the desert...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DIugVDcXcAEW5SX.jpg

    Hard to be sympathetic with them but Hezbollah is correct in the US is being hypocritical...
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    Post  JohninMK on Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:01 pm

    Russian SF in operation, interesting second little video at link (today?). More of them or just more pictures?

    Russian SOF/SSO are now participating in battle on border with Deir Ez Zor east of Sukhna. Video show them firing ATGMs at IS targets.

    https://twitter.com/warsmonitoring/status/903971785481363457
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    Post  JohninMK on Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:27 pm

    This looks like a prepared fight to the death site.

    Ivan Sidorenko‏ @IvanSidorenko1 3h3 hours ago

    #Syria #Hama 3 Hrs AGO : #Uqayribat is still not Taken - Strong #ISIS resistance & large number of "Devils With suicide Belts still inside"


    Whilst on a brighter note. further east

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    Russian Mod Confirms that Uquirpat is under SAA control

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    Post  franco on Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:54 pm

    JohninMK wrote:This looks like a prepared fight to the death site.

    Ivan Sidorenko‏ @IvanSidorenko1 3h3 hours ago

    #Syria #Hama 3 Hrs AGO : #Uqayribat is still not Taken - Strong #ISIS resistance & large number of "Devils With suicide Belts still inside"


    Whilst on a brighter note. further east

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    Hopefully they all strapped their paradise seeking vests on and did a Allah Akbar!
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    Post  d_taddei2 on Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:42 am

    Big advance today 25km to Deir and 16km to Al shoula

    https://mobile.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-syrian-army-makes-huge-advance-towards-deir-ezzor-25km-lift-siege/

    And it seems that the UN has faith in SAA and kurds they expect Raqqa and Deir to be liberated by October or early October.

    https://mobile.almasdarnews.com/article/un-expects-deir-ezzor-raqqa-liberated-october/
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    Post  miketheterrible on Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:52 am

    KiloGolf wrote:hobo level expert unlocked lol1

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    OMG, an El Camino in Syria? That is awesome! That is not Hobo level, that is Redneck level. I would imagine the driver having a mullet and wearing a wife beater shirt.
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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:42 am

    closing in even further...

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    Post  PapaDragon on Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:50 am

    miketheterrible wrote:
    KiloGolf wrote:hobo level expert unlocked lol1

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    OMG, an El Camino in Syria?  That is awesome!  That is not Hobo level, that is Redneck level.  I would imagine the driver having a mullet and wearing a wife beater shirt.

    Fun fact: "El Camino" means "The Camino" in Mexican lol1 lol1 lol1
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    Post  PapaDragon on Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:51 am

    KiloGolf wrote:closing in even further...

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    -GEROMAN  ????????@GeromanAT  2 minutes ago

    The moment SAA hits that intersection it's showtime for real thumbsup
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    Post  lycantrop on Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:58 am

    Can someone please describe this "weapon" which is mounted on a tuck.
    It was used by Hezbollah in Aarsal.
    How effective is it?
    I mean the repulsion is enormouse and let the whole vehicle shacke, can a shot be precise with it?

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    Post  calm on Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:30 am

    PapaDragon wrote:
    KiloGolf wrote:closing in even further...

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    -GEROMAN  ????????@GeromanAT  2 minutes ago

    The moment SAA hits that intersection it's showtime for real thumbsup

    Maybe they will go east now. 2 more roads without any obstacles on them.

    http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=35.322409&lon=39.887238&z=12&m=b&gz=0;396936035;352781374;2990341;1033551;2279663;1310620;2132034;1159503;1023101;644374;1376724;484729;1641082;515540;2313995;523943;2756881;465121;2283096;523943;1586151;512739;1356124;490331;1040267;644374;0;0&search=Hama

    Looks like it's a mater of days. Maybe tomorrow.
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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:35 am





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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:44 am



    Video geolocation:
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    Post  Walther von Oldenburg on Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:19 pm

    Just 18 km left to Deir. More advances are expected today.
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    Post  calm on Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:24 pm

    Walther von Oldenburg wrote:Just 18 km left to Deir. More advances are expected today.


    Tiger the White pushing through darkness.  lol1

    https://streamable.com/rivh6



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    Post  calm on Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:27 pm

    They are taking the shortest route, but pushing to Sholah in the same time.

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    Post  kvs on Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:32 pm

    I am just not getting the sense that Daesh is offering much resistance from these developments. Russia probably broke
    Daesh's back when it bombed their oil convoys. No money, no mercenary jihadis. To think that Uncle Scumbag claimed
    that no effort was made to oil convoys was to save the environment. Smelliest BS ever.
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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:32 pm

    retardation ride still popular in EU Shocked

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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:41 pm

    SAA letting it rip russia



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    Post  franco on Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:50 pm

    Updated map from Uqayrabat area;

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DIzukclUQAAjgW2.jpg:large
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    Post  JohninMK on Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:05 pm

    Once you have an enemy in full fallback mode it is very difficult for them to make a stand and fight particularly when you have control of the sky and it is over open countryside like a desert. If you are the army of a sovereign state and that enemy, like ISIS, is in effect a semi trained rabble with its 'good' units far away, destroyed or holding a more important position, its days are numbered.

    As the besieged parts of Deir are no longer in any real peril it is going to be interesting to see if the SAA just stops there for the PR coup photos and a cup of tea and then immediately pushes on, perhaps bypassing the main ISIS positions in the town, heading NE as fast as it can to head off any SDF/US move south. Easier to keep them out of territory than to take it back later.

    New Peto map, but a few hours old.

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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:07 pm

    17km left welcome
    At this pace they may actually make it in a matter of 24 hours, a day or two tops.

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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:18 pm

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    Post  JohninMK on Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:22 pm

    What's this? I thought the Coalition air power stayed east of the Euphrates. Maybe an invite by the Russians? If correct we don't see strikes on this scale often from the RuAF.

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    US said it killed 80 ISIS fighters and destroyed 40 vehicles of ISIS between south Raqqa and east Homs , Great more advance for SAA ????????????


    EDIT

    Is this related to the ISIS coach convoy now stuck in the middle of nowhere?

    EDIT 2

    Definitely, this is from Reuters

    The coalition said it had contacted Russia to deliver a message to the Syrian government that it would still not let the convoy pass, and that it had offered suggestions on how to save the civilians in it from suffering.

    “Food and water have been provided to the convoy,” it said, without giving further details.

    The coalition has said it will not target the convoy directly while it contains civilians, but said in its statement it had struck about 85 IS fighters near the convoy.

    It had also struck about 40 IS vehicles near the convoy including a tank, an artillery system, armed vehicles and transport vehicles seeking to help move the fighters in the convoy into its territory, it said.


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    Post  KiloGolf on Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:34 pm

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