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Washington to form ‘national army’ for the battle of Deir al-Zor

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained information from varied sources that the International coalition and the US forces are setting meetings with “Maghaweer Al-Thawra” militia which is backed up by the coalition forces.

The meetings aim to form a "national army" in the Al-Shadadi area in the southern countryside of Al-Hasakeh city.

The new armed force is set to be labeled "The National Liberation Army” with “Maghaweer Al-Thawra” forces at the core of its formation, allowing it to be the only authorized army to head to Deir al-Zor and confront ISIS militants.

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