Russian Federation fires cruise missiles at IS militants, equipment in Syria

SDF maintains progress in Raqqa while continuing Deir ez-Zor push

14 de septiembre de 2017, 00:36Damascus, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Asad highlighted the important role of popular organizations and social forces in raising awareness and warning against the dangers of terrorism which is spreading across the world.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US -backed alliance of mostly Arab and Kurdish fighters, meanwhile have also launched a separate assault in Deir al-Zor province, which has become Islamic State's last major foothold in Syria. The submarines launched the missiles from underwater in the eastern Mediterranean.

The militants control less than half the city and are encircled on three sides with their backs to the Euphrates River.

Last week, aided by the intense aerial campaign, Syrian and allied forces managed to push their way toward the city, breaking a almost three-year siege on its troops on the western edge of Deir el-Zour.

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Giving an update to MPs, Sir Alan said five people had died in the British Virgin Islands and four in Anguilla. 'Anguillians are all British nationals, as British as the Falklands or Gibraltar.

At the end of August, the deal reached saw hundreds of militants and their families being allowed to relocate to Boukamal, an ISIS-held Syrian town near the Iraqi border.

The head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said buses and vehicles crossed into Deir el-Zour province Wednesday. The monitoring group said the USA -led global coalition, which is supporting non-government forces, was partly to blame.

The strikes hit several parts of the eastern province, where parallel Russian and US-backed ground offensives are under way against the Islamic State group.

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