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The Syrian army has dealt a powerful blow to the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). It is reported by Al Masdar News.
It is noted that the Syrian military conducted a successful attack in the area of Badia Al-sham. It is emphasized that in the province of HOMS, they used air and ground strikes near airbase T-3. After the incident, the operation has expanded to Deir-ez-Zor, where Islamic state suffered heavy losses among the terrorists and military equipment.
August 7 the United States recognized that ISIS is increasing its underground network in Iraq and Syria. In December 2018, the US President Donald trump announced the withdrawal of American troops from Syria in connection with the announced “final victory” over the “Islamic state”.
The civil war in Syria began in spring 2011. The main participants of the conflict — government forces, acting on the side of the incumbent President Bashar al-Assad, the so-called moderate opposition and Islamist groups. The opposition support the United States and European countries, Russia is helping Assad government.
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