The Syrian Armed Forces and National Defense Forces, backed by the Russian Air Force, have triumphantly recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra in the heart of the Syrian Desert.

The Syrian Armed Forces began their wide-scale offensive on March 8th, striking the surrounding hills and orchards before they eventually stormed the ISIS-held bastion.

The number of ISIS militants killed in the 18-day long battle has not been confirmed by the Syrian Arab Army; however, a third-party source who has been accompanying the Desert Hawks during the battle has conformed to Al-Masdar News that hundreds of jihadis have been killed, along with a large number of vehicles and heavy weapons destroyed.

On May 21st, 2015, ISIS’ reign of terror began over the strategic city of Palmyra; this terrorist group brutally massacred dozens of the government troops as well as pro-government civilians.

Upon the capture of Palmyra, the terrorist group wreaked havoc on shrines, temples and monuments.

Priceless antiquities that have stood defiant to centuries of natural and man-made disasters, have been tragically destroyed by ISIS.

Palmyra is strategically important because its situated in a desert that stretches to the Iraqi borders to the east, and ISIS’ de facto capital of Ar-Raqqah to the north.

Located in the central city of Homs, the ancient city is located 210 km away from the Syrian capital, Damascus.

The fall of Palmyra will most likely pave the way for the Syrian Army to advance towards the terrorist group’s stronghold in Ar-Raqqah as well as the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor.

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Currently, the highly-decorated Republican Guard forces are still defending the Deir ez-Zor military base and the provincial capital, where tens of thousands of civilians are suffering from a ruthless imposed by ISIS.

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Ali al-Yehud al-Jihadistani
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Ali al-Yehud al-Jihadistani

Never forget, that jewish interests caused this. The jews who stole Palestine, the jews who control the west, the jews who control international finance.
The enemy is the jew, that rootless cosmopolitan menace, who sucks the life out of every society it latches on to.

Today, Palmyra. Tomorrow, Palestine.

Marco Rossi
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Marco Rossi

Never forget that when people are too cowardly to accept responsibility for their own problems and decisions, they will blame the Jews.

Anonymous
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A person named Jihadi says Joooos, no surprise there!
Get a new line baby Hitler
Oh, and pick up an unrevised History book!

Milady de Winter
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Milady de Winter

Great Job!!!!

lina ginting
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lina ginting

bravo

Giulio larosa
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Giulio larosa

Really a good easter. Buona pasqua siria!!!

KCNguyen
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KCNguyen

Happy for the Syrian people.

Kopfz
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Kopfz

Now they need to push for Deir Ez-Zor before the terrorists get a chance to dig in.

Sellasie III
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Sellasie III

Yes!!! Can’t wait to see ISIS defending the ‘big oil town’ of Sukhanah from these legendary warriors.

Pierre Dubonnet
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Pierre Dubonnet

@MichaelEfler
Not very long ago, we would have called this an occupation.

Hong
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Hong

I am sending my congrats to the Syrian axis of resistance from Singapore. Great job!

mica Farha
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mica Farha

@varyagi good job!!

Márcia Figueiredo
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Márcia Figueiredo

@MarcianoBrito13 ????

Piotr
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Piotr

Respects from Poland (Lachistan). Good job.

stanf51.wa@gmail.com
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Thanks Rusia

stanf51.wa@gmail.com
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I meant Thanks Russia

Денис
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Денис

Молодцы ребята! Поздравляю сирийцев!.

Vanderley Antonio
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Vanderley Antonio

Go ahead SAA… Happy Easter – Feliz Páscoa

BraveNewWorld
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BraveNewWorld

One more step on the road to peace for the Syrian people. They can finally see their destination. May they arrive soon and enjoy a long stay.