The Syrian government have regained control over the Eastern city of Deir al-Zor from so-called Islamic State.
“The armed forces, in cooperation with allied forces, liberated the city of Deir al-Zor completely from the clutches of the Daesh terrorist organisation,” a military source said.
Islamic State had besieged a government enclave in the city for years until the army relieved it in early September, starting a battle for the jihadist-held parts of the city.
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