15 articles tagged "Al-Tanf crossing"
US set to quit Al Tanf. Pro-Iranian force moves in
DEBKAfile Special Report September 8, 2017

While Israeli jets were bombing a Syrian chemical facility early Thursday, Sept 7, control of the Syrian-Iraqi-Jordanian border was quietly changing hands. With the Americans poised to quit Al-Tanf, Tehran’s dream of a land corridor through Iraq to the Mediterranean is unfolding at speed.

Trump Quits Syria and Iraq, Passes Anti-ISIS War Torch to Russia and Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2017

He is turning over the war on ISIS to Russia, Iran, Syria and Hizballah.

Iran, Syria, Hizballah Intent on Pushing the Americans out of Al-Tanf
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 31, 2017

Iran backed by Russia aims to terrorize the Americans into quitting.

US Asymmetry for Iran on Syria’s Borders: Open Gate to Lebanon. No Entry to Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 10, 2017

US special forces are helping open Iran’s door to Lebanon, while keeping shut its entry to Iraq.

New US Air Facility in E. Syria, Fifth in Chain of Air Bases
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 13, 2017

The new base will support the US garrison in the Syrian-Iraqi-Jordanian border triangle.

Escalation in S. Syria with Iranian-led gains
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 18, 2017

As the Iranian-directed Syrian army comes close to winning the battle for S. Syria and breaking through the Syrian-Iraqi border, the US force awaits directives from Washington. Damascus gave the rebels in Daraa 48 hours to withdraw to Jordan while Tehran captured the Al-Waleed crossing from Iraq to Syria.


Another US “Red Line” Falls in Syria – This One Trump’s for Russia and Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017

Syria and Iran breached the US 55-km line around Al Tanf – and was allowed to get away with it.

Iranian Shahed-129 drone
How an Iranian general duped US command in Syria
DEBKAfile Special Report June 10, 2017

The Iranian-made Syrian drone downed by US F-15 fighters in southeastern Syria on June 8 was presented by American media as a “pro-regime” drone. It was in fact, as debkafile’s military sources can disclose, an Iranian Revolutionary Guards Shahed-129, which was fired as a part of a complicated ruse to dupe the US commanders while pro-Iranian forces surreptiously moved in on the Syrian-Iraqi border. The Russian role in this deception is suggestive.

One missile takes out ISIS command on Golan edge
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 8, 2017

A single mystery missile, which could have been fired from the ground or the air early Wednesday morning, June 7, wiped out the entire top Islamic State command on the Syrian Golan, debkafile reports. All 16 officers of the 2,000-strong Khaled Ibn al Waleed army, the ISIS operations arm on the Syrian Golan, were present in the targeted building in the town of al-Shagara, located in the triangle where the Israeli, Syrian and Jordanian borders meet. None survived.


US forward base at Al Zukf, Syrian Desert
New US base in S. Syria for tussle over control
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 6, 2017

In readiness for a prospective showdown for control of southeast Syria, US Special Forces have set up a forward base at Al-Zukf in the Syrian Desert, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources report.

Russia Backs Syrian Forces Advancing on US-held Border Crossing
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Moscow uses the standoff to gain an edge for its aspirations in Baghdad.

Moscow Acts to Ward off Major US-Iranian Clash over Syria’s Borders
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Putin is still maneuvering for US cooperation towards resolving the Syrian crisis.

A Russian-Iranian Force Steals up on Syrian Border Triangle for Trump’s Trip
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

Russian paratroops have joined the Syrian army, pro-Iranian Shiite advance.

Russian paratroops move to Syrian border triangle
DEBKAfile Special Report May 21, 2017

Military tensions on Syria’s borders with Iraq, Jordan and Syria jumped another notch Monday, May 21, on Day 2 of Donald Trump’s foreign trip, with the arrival of the first Russian ground troops in southern Syria. 

|Norwegian Special Forces arrive at Al-Tanf crossing
Syria & allies push back at US-held border post
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 20, 2017

The Syrian-pro-Iranian-Hizballah force in southern Syria renewed its advance on the Iraqi border on Saturday, May 20, two days after sustaining heavy casualties from a US air strike on its convoys. Syrian military sources report the capture Saturday of the Suweida region and another 60 square kilometers, moving closer to the strategic Al-Tanf crossing at the Syrian border intersection with Iraq and Jordan, which is held by US and other special operations units.

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