Syrian army makes advances in Deir al-Zour, capturing new areas

Syrian army makes advances in Deir al-Zour, capturing new areas

Syrian army makes advances in Deir al-Zour, capturing new areas

The Turkish Foreign Ministry says Turkey, Russia and Iran have announced the establishment of a "de-escalation" zone in Syria's northern province of Idlib.

This is not first help given to inhabitants of Deir ez-Zor since end of siege.

Even during the battle for Aleppo in the fall and winter of last year, the units of the Syrian Kurds, who controlled one of the areas of the city, limited only to protect their positions, although it has positioned itself as a situational ally of Bashar al-Assad.

The Britain-based monitor said seven children were among the dead in the strikes, which hit multiple parts of the province including the city of Mayadeen, a remaining IS stronghold.

"But they will not get what they want", the Syrian official added. "There are dead people in the hospital on the floor, killed in shelling". Indeed, the last time Shoigu visited Syria to meet with Assad and inspect the Khmeimim airbase was in June 2016.

Russian submarines and surface warships in the Mediterranean have fired cruise missiles at Islamic State targets several times in recent months at various locations around Syria.

They are still battling to take additional territory in the southern part of the city in order to encircle IS fighters.

Anti-ISIS forces, primarily the U.S. -led coalition and their local allies, have nearly pushed ISIS out of its shrinking caliphate in Iraq and Syria.

"We always state that our project is eliminating terrorism", he said.

Straddling the mighty Euphrates River, Daesh's control of the oil rich province is waning as Russian-backed Syrian regime forces and US-backed coalition forces move in.

. Despite that, it appears that Washington has yet to forsake its dreams as it seeks share in the post-ISIS Deir ez-Zor. "We are moving forcefully and quickly", he said. Opening the land route to the city allowed a reliable supply route to be established.

According to a 2015 report by the House Homeland Security Committee, intelligence officials estimate that more than 250 Americans have either traveled to Syria or Iraq, or attempted to travel to Syria or Iraq, to join ISIS. The missiles travelled a distance of 500-670 kilometers, according to the ministry. Trump may well come under pressure to allow it to be operational again, not least because of indications that Islamist groups elsewhere in the Philippines are linking up to aid allied groups in Malaysia. He believes that "it will be a black autumn for the city, followed by winter, which will then knock at its doors, and whose features are unknown".

While the evacuation, which was negotiated by Lebanon's Hezbollah group, removed the militants from the Syria-Lebanon border, it left both Iraq and the U.S. fuming.

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