The Syrian army has announced “full victory” against terrorist groups in Eastern Ghouta area in the suburb of the capital Damascus after months of intense fighting, Syria’s state-run media outlet says.
The governor of the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh says thousands of displaced Christian families have returned to the country’s strategic city of Mosul ever since government forces and allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units fully liberated it from the clutches of Takfiri Daesh terrorists, Press TV reported.
A Syrian Information Minister Mohammad Ramez Tardjaman said no land is considered liberated in the country unless national army forces regain control of it and raise the Syrian flag atop its buildings.
The Syrian army has advanced deeper into the Daesh-held eastern city of al-Mayadin, pushing the Takfiri terror outfit on the verge of total defeat in its main urban base of operations in the Arab state.
The United States and Turkey are mulling a joint operation to attack the Syrian city of Raqqah, but they have differences about using Kurdish forces in the battle. Given the fact that the American and Turkish forces do not have any permission from the Syrian government to be present in the Arab country or even carry out any military operation there, the future of Raqqah after such a liberation by the US and Turkey is a question that Press TV has put to two panelists.