SYRIAN government forces shattered the Isis siege of Deir Ezzor and the city’s military airport at the weekend, pressing forward to attack the extremists’ positions in the Thardeh mountains.
Army units advanced from the recently liberated town of al-Malha to the Panorama...
Monday 11th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
THE Syrian army fought to consolidate its lifeline into the eastern city of Deir Ezzor yesterday, after breaking the nearly four-year siege by Isis.
Government troops advanced east along the main M20 motorway route from Palmyra to the city on the River Euphrates, clearing the town of...
Thursday 7th Sep 2017
THE US-led coalition admitted bombing fleeing Isis gunmen on Wednesday to force them back towards the advancing Syrian army.
Some 330 Isis gunmen — including 26 travelling by ambulance— and a similar number of their civilian relatives were evacuated from an area straddling...
Friday 1st Sep 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
SYRIAN government troops launched what they termed their final assault yesterday to cut off the last Isis supply line to the region north of Sukhna in Homs province.
Soldiers stormed the Al-Dahk mountains in the northern countryside of Sukhna, sparking fierce clashes with Isis...
Wednesday 23rd Aug 2017
SYRIAN and Russian forces dealt new defeats to Isis across the country yesterday in their push to lift the siege of Deir Ezzor.
Breaking through to the Isis-surrounded eastern city and the oil-rich province of the same name is seen as the key to defeating the death cult and ending the...
Tuesday 22nd Aug 2017
SHELLING killed four civilians in Damascus yesterday after President Bashar al-Assad ruled out detente with Western nations until they end support for extremists.
Shortly after Mr Assad delivered his speech, shells landed at the entrance to the Damascus Fair, killing four people and...
Monday 21st Aug 2017
SPORADIC murderous attacks in European cities carried out by people seduced by Islamic State (Isis) extremism are partly a response to the death cult’s military defeats in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq.
Having liberated Mosul from Isis subjugation, the Iraqi army, supported by Kurdish...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
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