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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (0:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) media wing released footage showcasing an important advance against Islamic State combattants in eastern Homs, targeting a series of mountaintops just north of the M-20 highway between Palmyra and the provincial capital of Homs.

Supported by Hezbollah units, elements of the SAA’s 11th and 18th Divisions, alongside the 5th Legion and National Defence Forces, liberated many villages and the entire Al-Shawmariah mountain chain, thereby retaking a key desert area which has not been under government control since 2014:

Now, the SAA hopes to collapse an ISIS bulge in the eastern countryside of Hama and Homs, gradually driving the jihadist group back towards Raqqa.

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Student currently living in Denmark. Special focus on news from Syria, MENA map-making and strategical military analysis.

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lawmann josto
lawmann josto
2017-05-01 08:29
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excellent news