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Syria: Entire western bank of Euphrates now under SAA control01:35

Syria: Entire western bank of Euphrates now under SAA control

Syrian Arab Republic, Al-Sukkariyah
December 6, 2017 at 20:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Syrian Arab Army recaptured the entire western bank of the Euphrates river from the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS; ISIL) on Wednesday.The SAA has reasserted full control over Al-Sukkariyah, Siyal and Ghabrah linking those areas with the capital of Deir Ez-Zor, Albukamal.The territorial gain links Damascus once more to Baghdad by road, and has forced the militants of the so-called Islamic state to retreat further into the western desert area.

Syria: Entire western bank of Euphrates now under SAA control01:35
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The Syrian Arab Army recaptured the entire western bank of the Euphrates river from the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS; ISIL) on Wednesday.The SAA has reasserted full control over Al-Sukkariyah, Siyal and Ghabrah linking those areas with the capital of Deir Ez-Zor, Albukamal.The territorial gain links Damascus once more to Baghdad by road, and has forced the militants of the so-called Islamic state to retreat further into the western desert area.

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