Contents tagged with Deir ez-Zor

  • Russian Media: ISIS is pushing through Assad’s Army defense lines into the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor

    ISIS militants were able to push through the defense lines of the Syrian army units in the city of Deir ez-Zor, as reported by Russia’s Federal News agency, citing sources on the ground.

    A source in Syria told the news agency that ISIS reportedly managed to capture strategic heights on the outskirts of the city, namely al-Sanouf, Al-Syriatel and Um Aboud Hills as well as Panorama roundabout. The agency reports that the military base in the city is still under the control of the 137th brigade …

  • After the creation of security zones in Syria, Russia and Assad’s army will launch an offensive on the city of Deir ez-Zor

    Beginning May 1, Russian military aircraft have ceased military flights in the de-escalation zones in Syria in accordance with the memorandum, Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Lieutenant General Sergei Rudskoy told reporters.

    "From 00:00 on May 1, the use of the Russian Air Force aircraft in the areas corresponding to the de-escalation zones defined by the memorandum was terminated," he said.

    The memorandum envisages the creation of …