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Zor military council which fights under the Syrian Democratic Forces stand together in Deir al Zor province

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The Deir al-Zor military council, fighting as part of the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has advanced toward Deir al-Zor from the eastern side of the Euphrates River since launching an offensive into the province a week ago.

Moscow is a key ally of Damascus.

Taysir believes that the regime's battle in Deir-ez-Zor will likely last months "because the organization has fortified itself well in the districts it controls in the city".

At that point, regime forces halted their advance, using the Euphrates River as a natural barrier between them and the PKK/PYD.

He described "bombardment, destruction, fear and poverty", depicting images he lived through before he left the city, "which has changed greatly and lost its features". "If we should be attacked, it will respond".

The projectiles destroyed control centers, communication hubs and arms dumps being used by the terrorists, the regime said. The convoy of 11 buses carrying these IS troops was stopped in the Syrian desert by U.S. air strikes. Indeed, the last time Shoigu visited Syria to meet with Assad and inspect the Khmeimim airbase was in June 2016.

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[Deir ez-Zor] had been besieged by Daesh for three years and all attempts to liberate it had previously failed.

Cooperation with other anti-government armed organizations in the United States or turned off, or, as in the case with the "New Syrian army", which occupies a minor area in the South of the country, was transferred in passive mode. Deir Ez-Zor was behind a tight blockade.

Mr Aziz said they were about four miles away from the city's eastern entrance. When ISIS made its spectacular gains across Iraq and Syria in 2014 the leader of the Abu Sayyaf group, Isnilon Hapilon, pledged allegiance to the emerging movement. According to Reuters, in March 2017, the ranks of the SDS consisted of at least 80 thousand soldiers.

The first UN humanitarian convoy arrived in Deir ez-Zor on Friday.

The beginning of the VTS in Deir-ez-Zor, it was announced the fighters "the Military Council of Deir ez-Zor".

This outcome provokes acute fear in both Manila and Washington that the Islamists' unexpected success in prolonging the conflict will encourage them to diversify their strategy.

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The Syrian official further underscored that the plots for partitioning of Syria has failed. Since then, much activity U.S. allies in that direction are not shown.

Pro-American forces in Syria are dominated by Kurds who seek self-government after the war. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss pending delivery.

The video, released by the Kurdish YPG (main SDF branch), showed technicals and Humvees driving en route to Deir ez-Zor.

Earlier, the SDS did not take active action simultaneously with government forces in the same area.

Turkey regards the YPG as the Syrian branch of the PKK. Two submarines emerged and were visible on the horizon shortly after. UNFPA is also working with partners to reactivate its support in clinics and health facilities. The US-led coalition opposed the controversial decision to move experienced combatants to ISIS stronghold, instead turning the convoy back to Syrian government held territory. With the increased involvement of international mediators postwar Syria is the subject of talks in Geneva.

As the Syrian Democratic Forces stormed ISIS's de facto capital of Raqqa and continued to dislodge the jihadists in eastern Syria, the Syrian military's extensive campaign saw notable success. However, they still control rural areas outside the city and along the Iraq border.

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