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I like to think little fazes me in this business. But the stories of the four 4 #Iraq-i boys from #Telafar got me.
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The three you see in the pictures here are the Aoun brothers: Ali, 11; Khalil, 9; and Ahmad, 7. They were kidnapped by #ISIS in 2014, when the group overran northwest #Iraq. (2)
The fourth one, 11-year old Mahdi Ghazi Mohammad, who, like the others, is a Shiite Turkmen from Telafar, you can see here. (3) latimes.com/world/la-fg-ir…
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With 2018 in it's last moments, a new stage of the Syrian war have started & the end of the war is aproaching as time passes. 2018 has been another important year with many political & military developments: (1)
#AbuDhuhur Op (26/12/2017 - 9/2/2018) : as a continuation of the operation (started on October 2017) #SAA began huge offensive from many axis against Rebels & #ISIS in #Hama, #Aleppo & #Idlib provinces. The result of operation was the liberation of 1/3 of "Greater #Idlib" (2)
With W. shore of #Euphrates river secured by #SAA on December 2017, #SDF continued securing the E. one against #ISIS . Between 3/1/2018-22/2/2018 troops secured entire Shu'aytat region. However, a new development N.W. #Syria will provoke the delay of #CizireStorm some months: (3)
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White House defending @POTUS decision to pull US forces out of #Syria
"The president's statements on this topic have been 100% consistent" per a senior administration officials, adding "I would challenge that" when asked if stakeholders like @DeptofDefense @StateDept were unaware
White House insists @POTUS call w/#Turkey President Erdogan was not a factor in the decision on #Syria

"The president made his own decision" per the sr admin official "It's not something he discussed w/President Erdogan"
"Our understanding is that we will be doing this repositioning of troops & assets in an orderly fashion" senior administration official says re #Syria pullout, referring additional q's to the @DeptofDefense
"Our direction is to prioritize force protection"
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#Syria: following unexpected move, Trump ordered withdrawal of US personnel & troops (~2,000) from #Syria. Pullout should be completed within 100 days. reuters.com/article/us-usa…
#Pt. Apparently Trump took decision to withdraw US troops from #Syria after phone call with Erdogan, de facto greenlighting in short term a Turkish-led Offensive vs #SDF & #YPG.
Following US decision to withdraw troops from #Syria:
- Regime reinforcements heading to Manbij & #DeirEzzor (deal w/ SDF-YPG likely)
- Maghaweer Thawra seeks evac of ppl from Rukban Camp (Al-Tanf) to N. Aleppo
- Turkey says it is working with US & also Russia + Iran.
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Whelp time to get this done. #Thread on the absolutely embarrassing loss that the #SDF just took in the #Hajin pocket.

DISCLAIMER: This thread will contain heavy amounts of salt.
At the time of this tweet, information I received was 3 hours old and attacks were ongoing.

#DMC forces had been forced out of the area in #Susah blocking #Marashidah wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=3… and were holding positions in the Palestine neighborhood
wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=3…

DMC retreated to areas with #YPG in this neighborhood. At this time inghimasi units appeared from tunnels behind and within the YPG positions. Because apparently no one had fully cleared the area. This caused a serious issue and caused YPG to retreat.
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Today #SDF advanced South #DeirEzzor province & captured Jabal Hujayfat ash-Shamali & Ḩujayf az Zarrāb from #ISIS (posible axis of advance)
#DeirEzzor #SDF officially started "Al-Jazeera Tempest" Operation ; this is the aproximate front now:
Note:
1. My map was innacurated the correct old frontline was these one (1)
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