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Syrian army, allies break Islamic State siege in eastern city

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(Worthy News) - Syrian government forces on Tuesday reached troops besieged for years by Islamic State in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor, the militants’ last major stronghold in Syria, the army said.

Tanks and troops pressed quickly toward a government-held enclave in the city, where Islamic State has trapped thousands of civilians and Syrian soldiers since 2014. The advance has opened a land route linking that territory to the outside.

The advance into strategic prize Deir al-Zor, a city on the Euphrates river and once the center of Syria’s oil industry, is a significant victory for President Bashar al-Assad against Islamic State and another stinging blow to the group. [ Source (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Syrian army, allies break Islamic State siege in eastern city

  1. Looks like Israel is taking the cue from President Trump not to hinder the legal Syrian's Government path to victory. Just not going to allow any Iran weapons factories. OK, I can live with that.

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