Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Iran-Backed Pro-Syrian Regime Forces Massing Close To U.S. Coalition Base In Syria

AFP: Pro-regime forces 'mass' in Syria close to coalition base

Iran-backed, pro-Syrian regime forces are again massing close to where US-led warplanes bombed them this month, the Pentagon said Tuesday, raising the likelihood of additional strikes.

Coalition planes on May 18 pounded the front of a convoy that had apparently been headed toward the At-Tanf garrison, where coalition commandos have been training and advising local forces fighting the Islamic State group.

That strike occurred inside an established "deconfliction zone" northwest of the garrison, and the Pentagon says it appeared that the forces were trying to build a "fire base" for artillery units.

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More News On Iranian-Backed Forces Amassing Near A U.S. Coalition-Base In Syria

A showdown is looming between the US, Syria and Iran at Tanf -- Military Times
Iranian-backed forces amassing near U.S. training base in Syria -- Washington Times
US-led coalition warns Syrian forces as tensions rise ahead of Isis battle -- Financial Times
US warns pro-Syrian forces to leave border area -- Belfast Telegraph
Syrian rebels say U.S., allies sending more arms to fend off Iran threat -- Reuters


Anonymous said...

You mean they have redeployed forces after the US airstrike murdered syrian army units? I can't wait to see US aircraft getting downed!

American me said...

Yep, and hopefully U.S. air strikes will continue murdering Assad's forces all the way to Iran.

Caecus said...

Syria isn't capable of downing a US fighter. The Israelis also have been flying in Assad's airspace as if it were their own.