U.S.-led jets strike in Syria to block Islamic State evacuation deal

BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S.-led warplanes on Wednesday blocked a convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families from reaching territory the group holds in eastern Syria and struck some of their comrades travelling to meet them, a coalition spokesman said.

The strikes were aimed at stopping an evacuation deal for Islamic State fighters to leave their enclave on the Lebanon-Syria border for areas they hold in eastern Syria, arranged by the Lebanese Hezbollah group and the Syrian army.

It was part of a ceasefire agreed after offensives last week by the Lebanese army on one front, and the Syrian army and Hezbollah on another, that pushed Islamic State back into a small part of its enclave straddling the frontier.

The deal has been criticised by the coalition and by Iraq, whose army is also fighting Islamic State in areas contiguous with the eastern Syria region to which the convoy was headed.

9 Comments - what are your thoughts?

  • Walter Flatt says:

    WE HAVE TO KILL ALL TERRIOST AND REMOVE ALL MUSLIMS FROM OUR COUNTRY. IF YOU WILL GOOGLE AND LISTEN YOU WILL KNOW.

    GOOGLE, MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD TERROR CAMPS IN THE USA,

    GENERAL BLACKJACK PERSHING, WITH HIS DIVISION OF TROOPS IN THE PHILLIPENS.

    THE NEW CLINTON CHRONICLES 2015. IS THIS WHY THEY WANT OPEN BORDERS.

    PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON AND FIND OUT WHY HE FORMED THE MARINES, HIS ORDERS WAS TO KILL EVERY CHILD, WOMAN AND MAN IN THE CITIES HOLIDING OUR SHIPS.

  • DrBillLemoine says:

    So with Pres. Trump playing footsie with ‘real Syrian president’ Putin, how is it we are striking ISIS in this location? Isn’t there a ‘no-fly’ zone and are we violating it? Also, why are Iraqi forces with Americans imbedded or supervising stopping at the Syrian border which from the get-go has allowed ISIS to have a virtual free-from-attack location as headquarters in Racca? None of this is realistic from our president’s promise to eliminate ISIS from the face of the earth. Or is there something we don’t know, aren’t being told. The different aspects of this story are not compatible. Are we winning and going to triumph or not?

    1. Rodney Steward says:

      It’s probably something we don’t know, if it had been YO black boy, you’d never opened YO mouth, and the B-TARD was the cause of most of this trouble by backing and funding the terrorist!! Just pray for Obama and Hellary’s death !!

      1. DrBillLemoine says:

        No, Pres. Obama assembled a coalition against Syria and murderer-of-his-own-people, Assad. Then Putin stepped in to take over the air force and continue with gas bombings and killing Syrian rebels. Yet Trump ‘loves’ Putin; go figure and let us know why? Clearly such allied forces with one exception did not back and fund any terrorists. If you are Christian, you have just set your own Judgment Day standard asking for the deaths of Obama and Clinton. Or are you a Christian?

        1. Rodney Steward says:

          So it’s a sin to wish death on EVIL, these 2 are no better than ISIS that they formed!

          1. DrBillLemoine says:

            It’s called going off the deep end–equating evil with 2 American public servants, from the highest levels. And equally do you blame Pontius Pilot and Caesar for creating Christianity? It’s nonsense. Think.

          2. Rodney Steward says:

            THEY ARE EVIL, both wants to destroy our country, and if we ever have another Demonazis for President our country will be finished!! Trump saved this country this time, thanks to Obama and Hellary, they opened the eyes of TRUE AMERICANS that realized what real evil they were! Think about it, it also cost you over a 1,000 seats nation wide and so far 400 more!!

        2. mosanders says:

          Assad did not gas his own people. That doesn’t even make sense. It was the US Isis led force trying to oust Assad because he would not borrow money from the IMF. The dinars are gold backed and an impediment against the NWO. Syrian rebels WERE Isis sent in by Obama. Both Trump and Putin detest Isis and globalism which will mean slavery to 95% of us.

          1. DrBillLemoine says:

            Everybody else in the world has SEEN the gassed Syrians who oppose Assad and were gassed. How’d you miss it? What is ‘US Isis’ anyway? Stick to plain English. No IMF in this picture; stick to reality.
            Also, what is Syrian ‘rebels WERE Isis sent in by Obama’? It makes no sense in English, maybe Arabic.
            And another mixture of separate things–there is no equality between Isis and globalism of anti-Trumps or anti-globalists. Slavery, really–have you been drinking or is it smoking illegal drugs?

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