Syrian army, allies enter Daesh’s last stronghold on border with Iraq


Syrian army soldiers, backed by pro-government fighters from popular defense groups, have entered the last major Syrian city controlled by the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in the country’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.

The Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Manar television network reported on Wednesday that the Iraqi army and their allies crossed into Bukamal, which lies on the Euphrates River and the border with Iraq.

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