MESOP BACKGROUNDER : Islamic State claims control of Shaer gas field, advertises spoils


  1. 05 May 2016 07:45 AM PDT – The Islamic State has released a set of photos documenting the “spoils” it captured from Bashar al Assad’s regime at the Shaer gas field in Homs.  Assad regime and Islamic State battle for control of Shaer gas field in Homs  –


  1. 04 May 2016  – The Islamic State and Bashar al Assad’s forces are once again battling for control of the Shaer gas field in Syria’s Homs province. The gas facilities have changed hands multiple times since July 2014, when the jihadists first launched an offensive in the area.   More on