ISIS STRUGGLES TO HOLD GROUND INTO THE PALMYRA

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The Islamic State’s defenses crumbled fast around the western countryside of Palmyra (Tadmur).

The Islamic State’s defenses crumbled fast around the western countryside of Palmyra (Tadmur).

The Syrian Arab Army liberated the Tarfah Al-Gharbiyah area located near the strategic Hayyan Gas Fields.

Following the liberation of this area, the Syrian Arab Army managed to reach the Al-Mahr and Jazal gas fields for the first time since December.

Battle with the Islamic State for control of these sites currently are continued.

As a result of clashes, the Syrian Arab Army is now within 10km of the Palmyra Triangle, marking their closest approach to the city since they conceded it to the Islamic State in early December.

Liberation Hayyan Gas Fields is one of the top priorities for the Syrian Arab Army and their allies.

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