Infighting Among Turkish Proxies Erupts In Syria. Rocket Strike Hits US-operated Oil Facility In Iraq
Infighting among Turkish-backed groups has erupted near the town of Ras al-Ayn. According to local sources, conflicts over the captured houses and looted properties became the main reason of the conflict between members of the Sultan Murad armed group which attacked other Turkish-backed rebels. The situation rapidly escalated to the extent when the Turkish Army had to deploy additional troops and equipment in the area in order to put an end to the infighting. At the same time, the Turkish Army continued deploying additional troops and military equipment in the province of Idlib.
Last night, nearly 30 trucks and military vehicles entered Syria and reached the countryside of the town of Jisr al-Shughur, controlled by al-Qaeda-linked militants. Two days ago, the Turkish Army established 3 new observation points there.
A US military convoy consisting of 35 trucks laden with military and logistic supplies entered Syria from northern Iraq. The convoy entered the country via the al-Walid border crossing controlled by the US military and US-backed Kurdish armed groups and moved supplies to US military facilities in the countryside of al-Hasakah. According to Syrian sources, the US military is now working to reinforce its positions near the Khrab al-Jeer military airport.
Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen TV claimed that a US soldier and several members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces had been killed in an attack by radical militants on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, in the province of Deir Ezzor. Earlier, similar claims were made by several pro-Kurdish and pro-opposition sources. The situation remains unclear. However, over the past 2 months ISIS cells have ramped up their operations in the provinces of Homs and Deir Ezzor.
On April 6, a barrage of rockets struck near the oil-rich area near Iraq’s southern city of Basra. The strike hit the Zubeir oil field operated by the US company Halliburton in the Burjesia area. According to state-run Basra Oil Co., which oversees oil operation in the south, the attack had not affected production and export operations.
The April 6 strike became the first such attack since June 2019 and came only 2 days after Iraqi resistance groups released a joint statement calling US forces in Iraq occupants and in fact threatening them with a military action.
Since January 2020, there has been an increase in rocket attacks on US forces and facilities in Iraq. However, until now, all attacks were aimed against the sites affiliated with the US military and intelligence. The April 6 attack indicates that US energy giants that operate in Iraq are also in danger.
Last I heard, ‘energy giants’ are in trouble in SA too, from their war with Yemen. Several Syrian oil production sites are under rouge control via US troop deployment (in ‘former’ isil territory).
Sadly, all of the aggression is being coordinated and financed by the west (all but out right openly, and sometimes quite openly).
Iran is under economic assault and covert intel and hybrid warfare operations pretty much all the time.
They say that the sands take time to shift.
But, they always do.
Dick Cheney, 2002
I think it was 2002. It was about Iraq, but he was wrong.
I was hopeful in 2016, when someone wanted to drain the swamp. But the swamp won. . . By now it’s just a matter of waiting for total collapse.
“I think it was 2002. It was about Iraq, but he was wrong”
He was not wrong. He was lying. His company made a lot of money.
In the midst of a worldwide pandemic with many nations in or near-total lockdown, and with the western created and backed economic system in chaos has the empire, this destroying beast become more gentle and kind? No, they are still pillaging other nations for their resources. It doesn’t matter who or how many are killed to maintain this agenda. In spite of all this, they have tightened the screws against Iran and Venezuela. In spite of help provided by Russia, China, Cuba etc., will the Empire and their satellite states now start to show mercy to those they have been trying to destroy? there is no sign of this happening yet. Don’t expect it.