Syria : Situation in East-Qalamoun (3 Nov 2015)

Since October 31, 2015, Islamic State has launched a 3-axis offensive : First in Mahin area, where IS seized the town on Nov 1st and has been threatening Sadad (a Christian town). In the same time, an offensive in Western Qalamoun mountains is threatening Qarah / Burayj area and to cut the strategic Damascus – Homs road. Last, the Islamic State attacked on the Damascus – Iraq road and captured the Sab’Abar advanced loyalist outpost in the desert

East Qalamoun 3 Nov 2015