AS the “Islamic State” Organization completes its first month in trenches and tunnels that it prepared for itself earlier, surprises still revealed, where large numbers of civilians, families of “Islamic State” Organization, its members and leaders are still present in these tunnels and trenches, from which about 21400 people have gotten out, since the date of the end of the Organization’s control in the east Euphrates on the 16th of February 2019 and until the 16th of March 2019, including about 2800 members of the “Islamic State” Organization, and as the exit continues; there are still hundreds of missing people who families are still waiting for their exit or release by the “Islamic State” Organization, foremost of whom is the Bishop Yohanna Ibrahim, who is the bishop of the Orthodox Syriac of Aleppo, who was abducted since the second half of April 2013 by the “Islamic State” Organization, where the reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that information reached the church and priests there, about the presence of the Bishop Yohanna in the tunnels of the “Islamic State” Organization in al-Baghuz area, at a time when it is anticipated for the reveal the fate of the father Paolo Dall’Oglio, the lawyer Abdullah Khalil, activists, journalists and personalities the Organization has concealed their fate from the world, as it did with the fate of others in the past years of its existence and declaring itself inside the Syrian territory.
The Syrian Observatory published on the 7th of February 2019 that reliable sources denied to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights the information published by western media about a hostage delivery deal with the “Islamic State” Organization; in exchange for opening a safe passage to a safe area, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the reliable sources of the Syria Democratic Forces denied to the Syrian Observatory what British and Western media are promoting Abou an offer by the “Islamic State” Organization to release the Italian father Paolo Dall’Oglio, who has been kidnapped for years and the British journalist John Cantlie, in exchange for opening a safe passage to the remaining leaders and members of the “Islamic State” Organization, their families, and the remaining civilians within the Organization’s pocket, while the International Coalition and the Syria Democratic Forces are preparing to begin the final process of eliminating the Organization in the coming days, after the Organization was confined in about 4 km in the east Euphrates area at the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, while the Organization is taking civilians as human shields.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published in late November 2015 that a Syrian leading figure defected from “Islamic State” informed SOHR that the Italian priest Paolo Dall’Oglio are still alive after he disappeared in July 29, 2013 when he was going to IS headquarter located in al- Raqqa governorate building in order to meet an Amir in IS. The leading figure, who has recently defected form IS, confirmed that Father Paolo detained in a prison supervised by what so called “the Uzbek Battalion” existed in the west of al- Tabaqa city west of al- Raqqa. The leading figure, who is one of the second-tier leaders in IS, also confirmed that he saw Father Paolo personally during his mission to the prison and he said to SOHR “I saw Father Paolo in the Uzbek Battalion Prison in al-Tabaqa before defecting from IS in early September 2015 for religious and ideological reasons.”