ISIS recaptures strategic city of Abu Kamal from Syrian Army
According to Iranian news agency Fars, citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as a source, troops loyal to Bashar al-Assad’s regime were forced to retreat from the city of Abu Kamal because of strong pressure from ISIS militants.
The news agency indicates that fighting continues in the vicinity of Abu Kamal, where the government army and military groups from Hezbollah are attempting to organize a counteroffensive.
The Russian media reported that Abu Kamal, which was considered the last stronghold of ISIS in Syria, was freed by the government army on November 8. Assad’s troops and troops from Iraq participated in the …read more