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Syria, new offensive against Isis in Deir Ezzor and Hasaka?

Did the SDF launch a new offensive against Isis between Deir Ezzor and Hasaka? A series of operations are underway along the Euphrates and on the border with Iraq

Did the SDF launch a new maxi offensive in Eastern Syria against Isis? In the last few days, a series of maneuvers have begun involving the entire quadrant from Deir Ezzor to Hasaka. These have a twofold objective: on the one hand, to neutralize IS cells and their logistic and support networks. On the other hand, stop the flow of jihadists along the borders with Iraq. On the first front, activities are concentrated along the Shaddadi Road, from Susah to Hasaka, passing through Busayrah, Shahil and Dhiban. On the second, operations are underway together with Inherent Resolve along the eastern border between the two countries. Not surprisingly, a night curfew has been imposed in several cities and anomalous concentrations of Arab-Kurdish forces are recorded. It seems that something big is being prepared, even if for the moment no details are filtered out.

The objectives of what could become a large-scale offensive are two: to block the infiltrations and the logistical and support networks of the jihadists

The SDF operation on the border with Iraq is complementary to the one the ISF launched a few days ago against Isis in the west (Lions of Jazeera-1). Lately there has been an increase in IS jihadist activity between the two countries, which has caused concern. Especially after the attacks on soldiers and the population increased. In A Deir Ezzor, however, the militiamen launched an offensive against the Syrian army (SAA) west of the Euphrates and there is a risk that they will cross the river to carry out attacks. Consequently, the Arab-Kurdish forces have increased vigilance and pressure on local cells. Both with wide-ranging offensives and with targeted raids.
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