Russian submarines fire seven cruise missiles at Isis militants

Rosalie Stanley
September 17, 2017

While both Russia and the U.S. agree on the goal of defeating ISIS, they and their partnered forces on the ground differ on the political future of Syria. The core of SDS is the militia of the Syrian Kurds.

The SDF advanced towards Deir ez-Zor from the eastern side of the Euphrates river this week, in an effort to gain control of the city's eastern outskirts before the government does.

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will not allow Syrian army forces to cross the Euphrates River in Deir ez-Zor province and reestablish control over the area.

This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer.

The UNFPA-provided supplies include 20,000 sanitary napkins and 4,000 dignity kits for women.

According to the Syrian media familiar with the Deir ez-Zor developments, Hezbollah in June 2016 sent first batch of its elite units to the provincial capital of Deir ez-Zor through a heliborne operation. The convoy of 11 buses carrying these IS troops was stopped in the Syrian desert by U.S. air strikes. UNFPA's activities in Syria are supported by Canada, the European Commission and other donors.

Meanwhile, north of Deir ez-Zor, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) moved under heavy U.S. airpower to seize about 14 out of 22 of Raqqa's neighbourhoods.

Late Thursday, raids believed to be from the US-led coalition killed at least 24 civilians, among them 13 children, in areas in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour, the Observatory said.

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The detainee was not identified, and further details of his surrender and detention were not made available. He predicted a siege of the city and continuing bombardment to force ISIS fighters to leave.

Duterte's government failed to recognise the developing power of this enlarged cohort.

"We're not going to be satisfied until we see a strong and stable Syria".

She added that the US-backed SDF forces had managed to capture areas in northeastern Syria from Daesh "without any fighting", implying that the Takfiri militants were working hand in glove with the SDF to take oil-rich areas.

Two Russian submarines fired seven Kalibr sea-based cruise missiles at crucial facilities of the Islamic State in Syria from underwater positions in the eastern Mediterranean, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Thursday. We will operate on donations to cover our operating cost of the publication.

The contours of the defeat of the terrorist organizations in Syria emerges more clearly.

The establishment of Idlib's de-escalation zone, one of four agreed at the negotiations, was announced Friday by Turkey's Foreign Ministry.

Umm Khalil describes what is happening as "social shocks" and told Enab Baladi that there was a "danger for society's identity, which could lead to many problems". Therefore, the most difficult task of the liberation of Deir ez-Zor will decide the soldiers of the Syrian army. In total, UN has managed 309 airdrops of aid on Deir ez-Zor during siege, said a spokesman in Geneva.

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