Syrian Army launches operation to break siege of Deir Ezzor after liberation of Palmyra


Moments ago, the Syrian Arab Army entered the southern districts of Palmyra city after fierce clashes with ISIS fighters throughout the past weeks. Long-term, government forces intend to capture the oil rich deserts east of Palmyra and eventually reach the besieged government-held districts inside Deir Ezzor city where some 100.000 civillians are permanently blockaded by ISIS.

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