Posts Tagged ‘Syrian military’

ISIS forces prepare for battle in Iraq. Islamic State militants

 

This is a huge escalation.

 

‘US is defending ISIS’: Russia convenes UNSC meeting after US coalition strike on Syrian army

Obama has aided and abetted the Syrian terrorists since the start. The American agenda has not wavered in five years. They support terrorists who fight against the Syrian government, and have killed half a million Syrians in the drive to destroy that nation and eliminate it as a potential rival and opponent.

Now we have open hostilities targeting Syrian military units inside Syria.

“If previously we had suspicions that Al-Nusra Front is protected this way, now, after today’s airstrikes on the Syrian army we come to a really terrifying conclusion for the entire world: The White House is defending IS [Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL],” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told Rossiya 24.

Deir ezZor

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Guardian:
Damascus claimed it had succeeded in taking Tharda despite the US bombing, and rejected Washington’s insistence that it had hit Syrian troops in error. A foreign ministry statement said that Syrian positions had been repeatedly attacked in strikes that were “on purpose and planned in advance”.

 

 

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So much for Obama/Kerry’s pretend cease fire…

US-led coalition jets have bombed Syrian government forces’ positions near the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor, killing 62 troops and “paving the way” for Islamic State militants, the Syrian Army General Command told the state television.

US-led coalition aircraft strike Syrian army positions, kill 62 soldiers – military

Syrian government says the raid aided ISIS.

The US Central Command later has issued a statement, saying that it had no intention of targeting Syrian government forces near Dier ez-Zor.

“Syria is a complex situation with various military forces and militias in close proximity, but [the] coalition would not intentionally strike a known Syrian military unit,” the statement read.