Iran Continues Entrenchment Efforts In Deir Ezzor Area

Source: Tsarizm Staff

Summary: Israeli airstrikes on January 13 struck hard at Iranian militias outposts and Assad’s forces in Deir Ezzor. This area constitutes Iran’s ‘strategic depth’ in Syria and Syria’s gateway to Iraq on the route from Tehran to Beirut. The airstrikes hit al-Bukamal, al-Mayadeen, and Deir Ezzor, bearing messages to Teheran in terms of their timing and intensity.

The Airstrikes

According to the Deir Ezzor 24 Network, on January 13, 2021, at around midnight, Israeli aircraft struck Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) associated militia outposts in the al-Thalathat area in al-Bukamal badiya, eastern Deir Ezzor, and at the IRGC and 47th Regiment militia outposts in the Beer al-Hammar and the al-Sayba area in al-Bukamal badiya…

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