File - Hezbollah fighters are seen at their camp on a hill in the Lebanese side of the Qalamoun mountains on the border with Syria on May 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID
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Hezbollah Monday seized several crossings linking the northeastern Lebanese border town of Arsal to the western Syrian village of Flita, Al-Manar TV reported, adding that jihadis have been ousted from nearly two-thirds of the border Qalamoun region.A later report said Hezbollah and the Syrian army also captured the Nusra Front's "last strongholds" on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Jarajeer.Al-Manar also said Monday that Hezbollah has cleared 64 percent of the territory once occupied by ISIS and the Nusra Front in Syria's Qalamoun mountain range and along the border with Lebanon.The report added that Hezbollah has taken 90 percent of Nusra's positions in Qalamoun since the offensive began on May 4 .
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