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Deir ez-Zor Governorate campaign
Part of the Syrian Civil War
Deir ez-Zor in Syria (+Golan hatched).svg
Map of Syria with Deir ez-Zor Governorate highlighted
Date26 November 2011 – present
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LocationDeir ez-Zor Governorate, Syria
Status Ongoing
Syria Syrian government
PMF-affiliated militias
Syrian Democratic Forces (since 2016)

Syrian opposition Free Syrian Army (2011–14)
Various Salafist groups (2011–14)
 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
Units involved
See below

The Deir ez-Zor Governorate campaign of the Syrian civil war consists of several battles and offensives fought across the governorate of Syria:

Order of battle

Pro-Government forces

Syria Syrian government


  • Lebanese Hezbollah[4]
    • Radwan Force[5]
  • Syrian Hezbollah
    • Imam Mahdi Scouts from Nubl[4]
    • Hezbollah Rocket Division[6]

 Russia (since 2015)

 Iran (since 2013)

PMF-affiliated militias

 Iraq (since 2017, against ISIS only)

Other armed groups:


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  2. Talal Kharrat (13 September 2017). "Nawaf Al-Bashir Enters Deir Ezzor Accompanied By Liwa Al-Baqir Militias". Qasioun News. Retrieved 13 September 2017. 
  3. Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi (14 February 2016). "Liwa Usud al-Hussein: A New Pro-Assad Militia in Latakia". Syria Comment. Retrieved 5 July 2018. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "9 Militants and an Officer of the Syrian regime and Hezbollah militia were killed in rural Homs". Al-Dorar al-Shamia. 10 August 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017. 
  5. "Hezbollah mourns 26 fighters, including elite commander". Zaman al-Wasl. 2 October 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  6. "REPORT: Hezbollah Rocket Division commander killed in Syria". 
  7. "И снова ЧВК Вагнера. Как Россия воюет в Сирии". 
  8. Lyse Doucet (25 August 2017). "Syria war: Meeting Syria's generals in the desert". BBC. Retrieved 29 August 2017. 
  9. "Relatives and friends of Wagner mercenaries we named earlier confirm to @ru_rbc they indeed had been killed in Syria". 12 February 2018. 
  10. "Iraq conducts first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria". CNN. February 24, 2017. 
  11. "Syrian government closes in on opposition stronghold in Yabroud". Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  12. Christoph Reuter. American Fury: The Truth About the Russian Deaths in Syria: Hundreds of Russian soldiers are alleged to have died in U.S. airstrikes at the beginning of February. Reporting by DER SPIEGEL shows that events were likely very different. Der Spiegel, 2 March 2018.
  13. Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi (10 August 2017). "Suqur al-Furat: A Pro-Assad Sha'itat Tribal Militia". Retrieved 28 August 2017. 
  14. "Pro-regime Palestinian militia mourns 14 members killed by ISIS". Zaman al-Wasl. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 5 September 2017. 
  15. "Member of "Fath Al-Intefada" dies in clashes and "Free Palestine Movement" sends its members to support the regime in it". Action Group for Palestinians of Syria. 14 November 2018. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  16. "Member of Free Palestine Movement killed in Deir ez-Zor". Action Group for Palestinians of Syria. 6 August 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  17. Leith Fadel (15 May 2017). "Pro-government Assyrian forces arrive in Deir Ezzor for offensive". al-Masdar News. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  18. "Sectarian militias brought by the regime to fight in Deir al-Zour". El-Dorar Al-Shamia. 15 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 

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