US-backed Forces Seize Sheikh Hamad, Most Of al-Khanafirah From ISIS (Map Update)


The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have made another step to a full elimination of the ISIS-held pocket in the Euphrates Valley.

On Feburary 13, SDF units, backed up by US-led coalition aircraft and artillery, seized the area of Sheikh Hamad and most of the al-Khanafirah area. The ISIS-held pocket shrinked to a number of buildings on the bank of the Euphrates River.

According to reports, the SDF gave ISIS commanders 24 hours to surrender. If the terrorists refuse, the SDF will kick off a final storm of their positions.

The situation is developing.

US-backed Forces Seize Sheikh Hamad, Most Of al-Khanafirah From ISIS (Map Update)

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  • Johan

    Just kill all the basterds.

  • SFC Steven M Barry USA RET

    Why do I have the sneaking suspicion all this is just Kabuki Theater?

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Why do I have the sneaking suspicion that you are a redneck trash moron?

    • Jens Holm

      You might be on LSD looking in a mirror :)

      • PZIVJ

        Always good to keep off the drugs Jens, :)
        Now only 50 buildings left and some farm land ?
        What will SDF do with all those captured, they can’t be sent home.

        • Jens Holm

          Anything about that is already well descriebed.

    • Pave Way IV

      Because it IS. CENTCOM is trying to hide the fact that ISIS has a number of western hostages and – at this point – will probably kill them no matter what. Probably some US soldiers or citizens by how long they’re dragging out negotiations. Maybe they’ve been able to get an occasional hostage out in exchange for letting little groups of head-chopper leaders and families escape. Could be that there’s just cannon fodder left that won’t negotiate anymore. One thing for certain, If the hostage were ‘just’ Syrians, the US would have Fallujah’d the place and everyone in it by now.

      CENTCOM and SOCOM should be made to answer to the American people why – after billions thrown at building out their forces and giving them the most expensive surveillance tools on earth – they are unable to find or stop medieval Wahhabi head-choppers from dragging western hostages all over Syria and are unable to retrieve them – alive.

    • Fred

      Fighting? Okay then. Who is supplying ISIS for the fighting? Up to a week ago it was Israel, SA, and the US.

  • Xoli Xoli

    Sounds like integration meeting was successful.

  • Xoli Xoli

    Time for USA NATO lies is over.The advance technology of Russia and Asian countries have open up all hidden tricks of Western partners in crime.Even the least poor country in the world are also well informed.We know USA NATO information war.No one trust USA NATO anymore.Everbody prefer Somalia above NATO USA.