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Syrian pro-government forces advance on a road through the town of Khanasser, which is the sole link between government-held areas in and around Aleppo and those in the rest of the country, after they reportedly recaptured it from Islamic State (IS) group fighters, on February 29, 2016. The Syrian army …

Syrian Troops Breach Islamic State Siege on Deir Ezzor

Syrian troops and allied forces reached the eastern city of Deir Ezzor on Tuesday, breaching a three-year-old Islamic State siege on parts of the contested city near the Iraqi border, Syrian state TV and a war monitoring group said.