The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

As ISIS almost completely collapses, the Coalition brings substantial amounts of anti-armor missiles their range reaches positions of the Iranian Forces west of Euphrates River

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained information from several reliable sources that the International Coalition forces brought specific weapons to the east of Euphrates, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: the International Coalition Forces brought quantities of anti-armor thermal missiles during the recent period, to their bases east of Euphrates area, in conjunction with bringing quantities of machineguns known as “DShK”, and the reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the range of the missiles reaches about 6 km, but the reasons for bringing these weapons was not known, especially as the “Islamic State” Organization in its last pocket at the east bank of Euphrates River is almost ended, after being besieged in the last 4 km of the area, after long military operations that began on the 10th of September 2018, while the Syrian Observatory published about 24 hours ago that “Islamic State” Organization is living its last days in the east Euphrates area, the waited fate is one, but the way it ends became different given the difficulty of both given solutions imposed on the events, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continuation of that in conjunction with the continuation of bringing military reinforcements of equipment, weapons, ammunition, and logistics by International Coalition, despite the US decision to withdraw from the Syrian territory, which was approved by the US President Donald Trump on the 19th of December 2018, but the International Coalition continues sending reinforcements from the Kurdistan area of Iraq to the east Euphrates area, through the border crossings between both areas, where the Syrian Observatory monitored in the past 24 hours the arrival of a column of tens of trucks loaded with equipment to the east of Euphrates as the Organization is near its end, which has been besieged in about 4-kilometer-area on the east bank of Euphrates River, and the Syrian Observatory has documented since the US president’s decision to withdraw until the 3rd of February 2018, the entry of 1130 trucks at least, carrying equipment, ammunition, weapons, military, and logistic equipment to bases of the International Coalition east of Euphrates, in the light of the Turkish threats to carry out and a military operation against the east of Euphrates and control it.

The process of entering the trucks also comes in conjunction with the arrival of hundreds of soldiers of the US Special Forces to the Syrian territory in a specific and special operation, the goal of which is to arrest the remaining leaders and members of the “Islamic State” Organization who are trapped in the remaining 4 kilometers for it east of Euphrates, while the Syrian Observatory monitored in the past 72 hours that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the decrease in frequency of the military operations within the east Euphrates area, against the last enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that this comes in conjunction with preparations to get more of the remaining people who are stranded in ISIS enclave near the east bank of the river, coincided with the continuation of negotiations between the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the International Coalition, and between leaders and members of the “Islamic State” Organization, to reach a consensus about the fate of the enclave and the fate of the remaining military commanders and members of different nationalities, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the Organization is trying to find a new escape for its members, but the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition are not accepting the proposals made by the Organization about its survival.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published earlier that the Syrian Observatory learned that the about 700 American soldiers who entered Syrian territory on the 23rd and 24th of January 2019 did not reach the east Euphrates area as they claimed to secure the withdrawal of the US Forces from the Syrian territory, where the Syrian Observatory’s reliable sources confirmed that the soldiers were of the Special Forces who arrived to arrest the first-ranks leaders of the “Islamic State” organization including Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Organization -if he was alive-, where US Forces is transferring those who surrender to the US bases, amid uncertainty as to those who surrender themselves are still within the Syrian territory or being transferred to other regional areas to investigate them and obtain the largest amount of the most important information.

The Syrian Observatory published on the 24th of January 2018 that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that at least 250 trucks of the International Coalition, loaded with weapons, ammunition and logistic equipment, have entered the Syrian territory today, Thursday, where they were distributed to the International Coalition’s bases in Ayn Al-Arab (Kobani), Ayn Al-Arab’s airport, Ayn Issa, Al-Raqqah, Tal Tamr and others in the provinces of Aleppo, Al-Raqqah and Al-Hasakah, in the same context, reliable sources informed the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, that hundreds of members of the US forces have entered the Syrian territory.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that since the 1st of December 2018, the operations of getting out of the enclave of “Islamic State” organization, at the eastern banks of the Euphrates River, have escalated, where the enclave is shrinking more and more until the organization became trapped by the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition in an area of less than 4 km in the area adjacent the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, and the getting out operations escalated until the number of those who managed to leave the enclave has reached 36000 people of different nationalities (Syrian, Arab, Asian and western nationalities), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented 23200 persons of the Iraqi nationality within more than 6000 families, all are Iraqi, who have got out of ISIS enclave, and all of them have been taken from the areas they reached, to camps in Al-Hool area in the southern countryside of Al-Hasakah, within a total number of 36250 persons whose exit has been documented by the Syrian Observatory since the 1st of December 2018 until today, the 30th of January 2019, of different nationalities of Syria, Iraq Russia, Somalia, Philippine and other Asian nationalities, and more than 34200 of them have gotten out after the decision of the American president Trump to withdraw from Syria on the 19th of December 2018, including about 3370 members of the organization of those who infiltrated within the displaced people, and they were arrested after the residents recognized them and reported the security services about their infiltration, and the other group surrendered themselves after they managed to get out of ISIS last enclave.

 The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that many Syrian families are still present within the last of what remained for the “Islamic State” Organization on the east bank of Euphrates River, and reliable sources told the Syrian Observatory that several families cannot find a way out because they have lost their personal identity cards and everything that proves their identity and personality; as a result of the bombing by the International Coalition on the “Islamic State” organization’s-controlled areas, where the residents appealed through the Syrian Observatory to find a solution to get them out, after the residents talked about refusing to transfer those who do not carry IDs to the camps in the southern countryside of al-Hasakah, and the same sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that some families lost several of their relatives, and lost with them every proof of their identity, and some of those who have proof with their relatives outside the enclave; cannot find a printer to print these papers and submit them to the authorities responsible for transferring and getting the remaining people out of the Organization’s enclave, while preparations are underway for getting out new batches in the coming hours and days, within the continuous process by the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition to control the entire of what remains for the Organization and end its presence in east of Euphrates River.