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Syria, Isis loses more land in the Middle Euphrates Valley at Deir Ezzor

Syria, Isis Loses More Land In The Middle Euphrates Valley At Deir Ezzor

The SDF continue to advance against Isis in the Middle Euphrates Valley (MERV) at Deir Ezzor, along the border with Iraq. In a very few days 31 villages and 2 strongholds of Daesh were taken

Isis at Deir Ezzor continue to lose land against the SDF, retreating more and more southwards. The Operation Round Up (Jazeera Storm) in a very few days has chased the Islamic State from 31 villages in the Middle Euphrates Velley (MERV) and from two strongholds: Dashisha and Toymeen. This last one, moreover, is at the border with Iraq. In all, Daesh has had to surrender over 330 square kilometers of territories along the border between the two countries and the Arab-Kurdish forces have liberated hundreds of civilians in the whole area. The maneuvers, however, continue in the direction of the southern quadrant. The two axes of the offensive have split again and are moving down in the direction of Suwar, in parallel along the border, in the wadi area. On the other side there are the ISF of Baghdad which are blocking any attempt of escape or infiltration from the jihadists. Besides this, they are continuing to carry out, together with the Global Coalition, areal bombings on the positions of militaries.

The Syrian army (SAA) has divided Daraa in two and has reached an agreement with the rebels for their surrender. But not with all, some continue to fight. In the middle there is the Islamic State at Tasil

Meanwhile, the Syrian army (SAA) at Daraa has succeeded in dividing the province in two separate and isolated areas. One east of the border crossing of Nasib with Jordan and the other in the west. Moreover, Damascus and its Russian allies have continued to carry out air raids against Daraa city and Muzayrib. This, despite the reconciliation agreement signed by the government and the rebels. Agreement similar to the ones of south Homs and east Ghouta. It establishes the surrender of the militiamen in exchange of their transfer together with their families to a safe area. Presumably Idlib, as already happened so far. Some of the jihadists, however, have continued to fight, inflicting also losses among the Syrian soldiers in the area of Quneitra. In the middle of the conflict is Isis, barricaded at Tasil, waiting for the imminent offensive of the SAA which will not last long. The fundamentalists of the Islamic State, actually, are locked in the area, with no means of escape and with limited resources.

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