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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
Belligerents
Syria Syrian government
Hezbollah
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

Hezbollah

  • 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:

References

  1. Rami Zien (10 September 2017). "Eastern Hama ISIS Pocket Shrinking Under Regime Fire". Qasioun News. http://www.qasioun.net/en/news/show/94530/Eastern_Hama_ISIS_Pocket_Shrinking_Under_Regime_Fire. Retrieved 10 September 2017. 
  2. Talal Kharrat (13 September 2017). "Nawaf Al-Bashir Enters Deir Ezzor Accompanied By Liwa Al-Baqir Militias". Qasioun News. http://www.qasioun.net/en/news/show/96124/Nawaf_Al_Bashir_Enters_Deir_Ezzor_Accompanied_By_Liwa_Al_Baqir_Militias. 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. http://www.aymennjawad.org/18526/liwa-usud-al-hussein-a-new-pro-assad-militia-in. 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. http://www.aldorars.com/en/news/1033. Retrieved 28 August 2017. 
  5. "Hezbollah mourns 26 fighters, including elite commander". Zaman al-Wasl. 2 October 2017. https://en.zamanalwsl.net/news/30123.html. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  6. "REPORT: Hezbollah Rocket Division commander killed in Syria". https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/REPORT-Hezbollah-Rocket-Division-commander-killed-in-Syria-559556. 
  7. "И снова ЧВК Вагнера. Как Россия воюет в Сирии". https://nv.ua/opinion/goltz/i-snova-chvk-vahnera-kak-rossija-vojuet-v-sirii-2472517.html. 
  8. Lyse Doucet (25 August 2017). "Syria war: Meeting Syria's generals in the desert". BBC. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-41035961. 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. https://www.rbc.ru/politics/12/02/2018/5a81ac729a79470fd22bc3ae?from=main. 
  10. "Iraq conducts first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria". CNN. February 24, 2017. http://edition.cnn.com/2017/02/24/middleeast/iraq-conducts-first-airstrikes-against-isis-in-syria/index.html. 
  11. "Syrian government closes in on opposition stronghold in Yabroud". http://www.aawsat.net/2014/03/article55329698. 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". http://www.aymennjawad.org/2017/08/suqur-al-furat-a-new-pro-assad-tribal-militia. Retrieved 28 August 2017. 
  14. "Pro-regime Palestinian militia mourns 14 members killed by ISIS". Zaman al-Wasl. 31 August 2017. https://en.zamanalwsl.net/news/29436.html. 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. http://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/6139/action-group-for-palestinians-of-syria/member-of-fath-al-intefada-dies-in-clashes-and-free-palestine-movement-sends-its-members-to-support-the-regime-in-it. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  16. "Member of Free Palestine Movement killed in Deir ez-Zor". Action Group for Palestinians of Syria. 6 August 2017. http://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/5925/action-group-for-palestinians-of-syria/member-of-free-palestine-movement-killed-in-deir-ez-zor. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  17. Leith Fadel (15 May 2017). "Pro-government Assyrian forces arrive in Deir Ezzor for offensive". al-Masdar News. https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/pro-government-assyrian-forces-arrive-deir-ezzor-offensive/. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  18. "Sectarian militias brought by the regime to fight in Deir al-Zour". El-Dorar Al-Shamia. 15 May 2017. http://en.eldorar.com/node/5695. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 

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