BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:20 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated six villages in the eastern countryside of Aleppo on Wednesday, cutting off the Islamic State’s stronghold of Deir Hafer from the Aleppo-Raqqa Highway.

As a result of this advance, the Syrian Arab Army has partially besieged Deir Hafer from three different flanks, leaving only the northeastern part of the town open for the Islamic State terrorists to retreat.

The purpose of leaving this area open is to encourage the Islamic State militants to leave Deir Hafer without putting up a fight; this is a tactic they have used on several occasions to avoid long sieges against the enemy combatants.

With no way of getting supplies readily to their forces in Deir Hafer, it is very likely the Islamic State terrorists could leave the town in the coming hours.

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Iran debate 22/3/17 Westminster Hall…grim.

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