Syrian army advances against Islamic State east of Aleppo: Syria state TV

November 28, 2015 12:19 PM

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Syrian army advances against Islamic State east of Aleppo: Syria state TV

BEIRUT The Syrian army captured territory from Islamic State east of Aleppo including several kilometers (miles) of highway linking the city with the jihadists' de facto capital of Raqqa, Syrian state TV reported on Saturday.

The areas reported captured are east of the Kweires, air base seized from Islamic State control on Nov. 10 in one of several offensives being waged by the Syrian army with support from Russian air strikes, Iranian forces, and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters.

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