Since 2015, much to the West's dislike, Russian Federation has provided military backing for Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.
American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are also fighting near the city, advancing from the north bank of the Euphrates river, while Assad's forces move in from the south.
Having lost its last stronghold of Mosul in Iraq earlier this year, ISIS now faces being wiped off the map in Syria as Russian-backed government forces push to take Deir Ezzor in the east, while the US-backed SDF advances into their "capital" of Raqqa.
They said that while the militants still control rural areas outside the city and the border with Iraq, they are now encircled by Syrian troops from three sides, with their backs to the Euphrates River. "The targets were 500 kilometers to 670 kilometers away".
Eric and Lara Trump Announce Birth of First Child Donald Trump Jr issued congratulations on Twitter , and joked about "older brother revenge" for Eric buying his kids a drum set. Holidays are sure to be a loud affair in the White House, should they all choose to celebrate something there.
A convoy of Islamic State militants and their relatives being evacuated from the border with Lebanon has crossed into an extremist stronghold in eastern Syria, a Syrian monitoring group said Thursday, ending a standoff with the USA -led coalition.
The U.S-led coalition struck the road the convoy was traveling on, leaving it stranded in the desert for about two weeks, though some vehicles were able to slip into militant-held territory.
The Syrian army and Hezbollah, a Shia Lebanese group, had prepared to transport the 17-bus IS convoy containing about 300 fighters and their families to an unspecified area in eastern Syria believed to be near Deir al-Zor. Last week, the U.S-led coalition said it ended surveillance of the convoy after a Russian request.
Levine and Prinsloo got married in 2014 in San José del Cabo, Mexico, subsequent to getting drew in a year prior. The gorgeous model has confirmed that she is pregnant again and their family of three will turn four next year.
This is hardly a surprise, there is hardly anything new about Messi playing the match victor role for Barca . When asked if he can be as good as Messi, the 23-year-old said: "The truth is for me, it's a big pleasure".
Paris will site events across iconic venues, and will build an Olympic Village along the Seine River at Saint-Denis. At the time, they committed to working out a deal that culminated with each city getting an Olympics on Wednesday.
The most important ones are that yesterday ie PM Modi and Shinzo Abe are laying the foundation of the bullet train project. It was in 2006 that India and Japan agreed to hold annual summits between the prime ministers of the two countries.
Philip Rivers tossed three touchdowns to help keep Los Angeles in the game, finishing the night 22-for-33 through the air. The Broncos have won eight of their last ten against the Chargers , but have only covered in half of those games.
As Cassini descends, it will capture images and data from Saturn, its atmosphere and probe the inner workings of the planet. The huge outer "E" ring forms from the icy plumes that spray from the unexpectedly active Enceladus .
He will need to produce the performance of a lifetime to keep out the attacking threats from Qarabag's group opponents. That miss proved costly for Shakespeare's side as, less than two minutes later, Chelsea found the breakthrough.
Hurricane Irma and her remnants should be cleared out by Tuesday and we can expect mostly sunny skies with a high in the low 90s. By noon Monday more than 500,000 customers in Georgia were without power and there were widespread reports of downed trees.
Indian batting great VVS Laxman , who was also present at the event, said he did not foresee any controversy in the ODI series. The tide has turned now with the all-rounder all set to make a comeback in the limited-overs series starting here on Sunday.
Speaking in Guadeloupe, Macron promised to rebuild the French territories flattened by Irma, namely St. The nearby British Overseas Territory of Anguilla also had extensive damage, with one person killed.
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I was never with Golovkin. "I rate Canelo as pound for pound the best fighter in the world now that Mayweather has retired again". Golden Boy Promotions, which handles Alvarez, waited patiently for the fight to build up to where it is now.
NC attorney general demands answers on Equifax breach
Class action lawsuits are also a possible avenue for clients (former and active) to try to receive money from the company. Obviously, however, this is a situation in which there ought to be a law, if there isn't one already.
5 dead at nursing home after Irma cuts power
Bill Nelson called the six deaths in Hollywood "an inexcusable tragedy" and called on authorities to get to the bottom of it. The fuse needed to maintain the air-conditioning unit was broken as Hurricane Irma passed through the area.
Oil Prices Rise As Crude Demand Surges (USO)
United States production also saw a dip while oil rig count fell last week which supported prices at lower levels. API also reported gasoline supplies fell by 7.9 million barrels and distillate inventories fell by 1.8 barrels.
Apple unveils new Apple TV with HDR and 4K support
The support for both HDR10 and Dolby Vision is a welcome addition - as this opens up the device to a wider array of movies. Apple executive Eddy Cue said on Tuesday that all major movie studios have signed up to deliver 4K movies through the box.
Mourinho plays down Champions League hopes
With all his first-team players fit and available, Wicky is expected to start with his first-choice starting eleven on Tuesday. You sense Romero only played in the Europa League last season because De Gea acquiesced to sitting out of the Europa League.