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    Syrian War: News #11

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    Post  calm Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:16 pm

    https://twitter.com/Syria_Rebel_Obs/status/818225385154473985
    #SRO - Very interesting report by #DeZ activists : #US and allies led an airlanding operation with 4 helicopters near Maadan (E-#Raqqa) (1).

    #SRO - Arab fighters (not from #SDF) participated with #US SF to small operation. Some #IS sect fighters were killed, others captured (2).

    #SRO - After only 2 hours, Arab fighters were taken out with their prisoners by #US helicopters and withdrew toward an unknown area (END).

    ADD.: seems #US trained #DeZ and #Raqqa arab volunteers to make their own operations behind #IS lines [not reproducing #Bukamal disaster].


    Али DOD данас потврдио, али наводно нико није заробљен.
    DOD confirms "successful" US special ops raid in #Syria over the weekend. No one detained, reports of 25 ISIS killed "grossly exaggerated."
    https://twitter.com/kristina_wong/status/818519701185765376
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    Post  calm Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:54 pm

    On the road to Raqqa
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/world/2016/12/28/on-the-front-lines-of-the-fight-for-the-islamic-states-capital-of-raqqa/

    There are 13,000 Arabs now serving with the SDF, alongside 45,000 Kurds with the YPG, according to a U.S. military spokesman, Col. John Dorrian.

    But there seems to be little doubt that the YPG is leading the fight. Its flags flutter over the checkpoints along the newly liberated rural roads and at the military bases closest to the front lines. Its graffiti is scrawled over the walls of the captured towns and villages, as in Tal Saman, where the initials “YPG” were spray-painted alongside the pledge to take Raqqa.

    The Kurdish-Arab alliance, with U.S. assistance, plans to recruit and train an additional 10,000 Arab fighters for an offensive on Raqqa
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    Post  calm Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:58 pm

    Turkey "selfie" army in Syria
    Too Much Hollywood Laughing

    https://twitter.com/M3t4_tr0n/status/818582917421166592
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    More fury fans, maybe not Syria
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    Post  PapaDragon Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:22 am


    Oh man, say what you want about Syrian Selfie Army but at least thy strive to be original... Very Happy
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    Post  auslander Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:48 am

    One of them photos is a model, looks like a wet Sherman with photoshopped figures on him. Ain't no Firefly for sure.
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    Post  Guest Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:53 pm

    calm wrote:
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    Oh God... i feel humiliated for these guys...
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    Post  calm Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:23 pm

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    Post  JohninMK Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:55 am

    Looks like someone blinked

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States and its allies are set to provide additional intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance (ISR) support to Turkish forces in northern Syria to fight Daesh terror group, US Department of State spokesman Mark Toner said in a briefing on Tuesday.

    "The [US-led] coalition has now provided intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support, what we call ISR, to our Turkish partners and to Turkish forces," Toner stated. "We are poised now to provide additional support as these operations continue." US government officials, Toner continued, are consulting with their Turkish counterparts to discuss other ways to maximize the overall impact of Washington’s military support in the fight against Daesh in Syria.

    The United States has also supported Turkish operations on the ground through airstrikes against Islamic State positions, Toner added.

    Read more: https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201701101049455380-usa-provide-intel-recon-turkey-syria/
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    Post  calm Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:13 pm

    Suspected US drone strike targeted a car transporting members of Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly al-Nusra) near Saraqib #Syria


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    This is the fourth strike against Jabhat Fatah al-Sham since the beginning of the year, clear uptick #Syria
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    Post  KoTeMoRe Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:48 pm

    It sure was rapidly cut off. Usually AGM-114's burn the chassis to a crisp.
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    Post  KiloGolf Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:16 pm

    Militarov wrote:
    calm wrote:
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    Oh God... i feel humiliated for these guys...

    Even I never expected them to be so stupid lol1
    And all Turkish MBTs crews, especially the Leo folk are supposedly professionals (no conscripts manning them).
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    Post  calm Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:53 pm

    Again


    SDF Units Encircle Batch Of ISIS-Held Villages Northwest Of Al-Raqqah

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    Post  calm Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:55 pm

    more...

    So many dying jihadists in Idlib. Who's giving away their positions and movements to the US?
    Reports that up to 15 militants were killed in air raid that targeted JFS convoy (2 motorbikes and 2 pickups) near Saraqib
    Among those killed were 2 JFS commanders; Abo Anas al-Masri & Abo 'Ikrimah al-Tunsi

    https://twitter.com/sayed_ridha/status/819203205120729088

    This guy lol1

    Only days until #Trump takes office and the #US-led @CJTFOIR already behaves like #Russia.
    THERE IS NO "ISIL" IN #IDLIB PROVINCE.
    Nowhere!


    https://twitter.com/JulianRoepcke/status/819177903950852098

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    Post  KoTeMoRe Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:10 pm

    calm wrote:more...

    So many dying jihadists in Idlib. Who's giving away their positions and movements to the US?
    Reports that up to 15 militants were killed in air raid that targeted JFS convoy (2 motorbikes and 2 pickups) near Saraqib
    Among those killed were 2 JFS commanders; Abo Anas al-Masri & Abo 'Ikrimah al-Tunsi

    https://twitter.com/sayed_ridha/status/819203205120729088

    This guy  lol1

    Only days until #Trump takes office and the #US-led @CJTFOIR already behaves like #Russia.
    THERE IS NO "ISIL" IN #IDLIB PROVINCE.
    Nowhere!


    https://twitter.com/JulianRoepcke/status/819177903950852098

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    Post  calm Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:12 pm

    #DeirQanoun #WadiBarada hundreds of rebel fighters surrendered from several villages still coming out
    https://twitter.com/LizziePhelan/status/819195387865137152

    Same in Ein Al fajeh and Bassemeh

    Syrian Army inside Ain Al Fijah

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    Post  TheArmenian Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:29 pm

    Many news from local sources:

    -Daily infighting between the many terrorist groups in Idlib: Firefights, assassinations etc.

    -Apparently it is a power struggle among them on who will be top dog.

    -Situation got worse with the thousand of terrorists that were green-bused there from Aleppo and elsewhere.

    -The Idlib local gangs don't want to receive any more green-bus deliveries from the Damascus areas.

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    Post  PapaDragon Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:00 pm

    TheArmenian wrote:Many news from local sources:

    -Daily infighting between the many terrorist groups in Idlib: Firefights, assassinations etc.

    -Apparently it is a power struggle among them on who will be top dog.

    -Situation got worse with the thousand of terrorists that were green-bused there from Aleppo and elsewhere.

    -The Idlib local gangs don't want to receive any more green-bus deliveries from the Damascus areas.


    And people were bitching about terrorists being bussed out of Aleppo lol1

    Why bother solving a problem when problem can solve itself?
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    Post  JohninMK Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:29 pm

    PapaDragon wrote:
    TheArmenian wrote:Many news from local sources:

    -Daily infighting between the many terrorist groups in Idlib: Firefights, assassinations etc.

    -Apparently it is a power struggle among them on who will be top dog.

    -Situation got worse with the thousand of terrorists that were green-bused there from Aleppo and elsewhere.

    -The Idlib local gangs don't want to receive any more green-bus deliveries from the Damascus areas.


    And people were bitching about terrorists being bussed out of Aleppo lol1

    Why bother solving a problem when problem can solve itself?
    Better still, why not solve your own problem whilst making the enemy's much worse? Oh and get some positive PR on the way.

    Self drive on the next green bus convoy (using old buses of course)?
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    Post  JohninMK Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:32 pm

    calm wrote:
    Suspected US drone strike targeted a car transporting members of Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly al-Nusra) near Saraqib #Syria

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    Very unusual damage as mentioned above. That front tyre is not just unburnt it still has pressure in it. What weapon did that? Some kind of pure blast device?
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    Post  franco Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:34 pm

    TheArmenian wrote:Many news from local sources:

    -Daily infighting between the many terrorist groups in Idlib: Firefights, assassinations etc.

    -Apparently it is a power struggle among them on who will be top dog.

    -Situation got worse with the thousand of terrorists that were green-bused there from Aleppo and elsewhere.

    -The Idlib local gangs don't want to receive any more green-bus deliveries from the Damascus areas.



    The SAA and Russian negotiators in the Wadi report being told from some of the rebels that their foreign backers were demanding they hold out indefinitely. Apparently the locals are surrendering whenever possible but the outsiders are determined to fight.
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    Post  calm Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:04 am

    Waiting for jihadis supporters to start crying on twitter. lol1

    Another drone targeted the Jabhat al Nusra moments ago
    Breaking ; Militanta media
    Coalition aircraft bombed a car in KfierTkareem
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    Post  PapaDragon Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:16 am

    calm wrote:Waiting for jihadis supporters to start crying on twitter.  lol1

    Another drone targeted the Jabhat al Nusra moments ago
    Breaking ; Militanta media
    Coalition aircraft bombed a car in KfierTkareem

    I see that warriors of Tribe Loud Eagle have been stealing scalps from warriors of Tribe Angry Bear.

    Great Spirit will not be pleased, Angry Bears called dibs on those scalps!!! lol1 russia
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    Post  JohninMK Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:20 am

    PapaDragon wrote:
    calm wrote:Waiting for jihadis supporters to start crying on twitter.  lol1

    Another drone targeted the Jabhat al Nusra moments ago
    Breaking ; Militanta media
    Coalition aircraft bombed a car in KfierTkareem

    I see that warriors of Tribe Loud Eagle have been stealing scalps from warriors of Tribe Angry Bear.

    Great Spirit will not be pleased, Angry Bears called dibs on those scalps!!! lol1 russia

    With no smoke signals of warning either (on at least one wagon train)

    Good job Tribe Angry Bear has just broken in 12 new mustangs as swift as the wind.
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    Post  KoTeMoRe Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:38 am

    Looks more like Tribe Loud Eagle is cleaning the Teepee before Tribe Angry Bear swoops in for some chit chat.
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    Post  JohninMK Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:35 am

    KoTeMoRe wrote:Looks more like Tribe Loud Eagle is cleaning the Teepee before  Tribe Angry Bear swoops in for some chit chat.
    Very astute. Dead men can't talk.

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