BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 A.M.) – The armed forces of both Iraq and Syria are conducting joint military operations along the vast border separating the two historical nations.
According to a new report from the Deir Ezzor Governorate, the Syrian and Iraqi armed forces conducted joint combing operations around the border cities of Al-Qa’im (Iraq) and Albukamal (Syria).
At the same time, the Syrian Arab Army announced the establishment of a new border post near the border city of Albukamal in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.
Later in the day, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) clashed with the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) forces in the Badiya region of Al-Sukhneh in northeastern Homs.
The Syrian Arab Army and their allies from the National Defense Forces (NDF) were able to eliminate the Islamic State terrorists in rural Al-Sukhneh, establishing security over the area after the short battle on Tuesday.