DESERT STRIKE

Islamic state (AKA Daesh, ISIS and ISIL) terrorist yesterday suddenly attacked the positions of the Syrian military that situated to the North of Al Bukamal (Abu Kamal) and with force crossed the river of Euphrates.

SDF PUSH SOUTHWARDS ALONG THE EUPHRATES RIVER

On the 65th day of operation Al-Jazirah Storm, the Syrian Democratic Forces pushed further southwards along the eastern side of the Euphrates River amid clashes with ISIS insurgents. Following the liquidation of two rearguard Islamic State pockets in eastern Deir Ezzor last week, the Kurdish-led SDF took control of Shahil. This frontier village is located…