The war against Islamic State continues non-stop in Syria and In Iraq. However as the map (end of article) shows Kurdish forces have freed the north of Iraq (a big part of) and the movement continues in Syria (in a slower bit).
- Syrian Army Kills Over 30 Islamic State Militants in Northeastern Syria.
Syrian government troops killed more than 30 militants from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in the city of Deir ez-Zor in northeastern Syria, SANA news agency reported Friday.
The Syrian Army has launched military operations in several districts of Deir ez-Zor and its suburbs preventing the rebels from capturing new territories. The fighting took place in six surrounding villages, according to the Arab newspaper Alahednews. Two IS boats were destroyed on the Euphrates river not far from the city.