Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters on their way to Raqqa, Syria June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Daesh (ISIS) had lost ground Saturday in a town on the Syrian-Iraqi border after pro-regime forces repelled a major attack the day before, a Britain-based monitor said.These include 16 regime troops among them a general, as well as 14 non-Syrian combatants, notably Iranians and Lebanese Hezbollah movement fighters, the monitor said.Earlier this week, Daesh assaults in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor killed 45 pro-regime fighters. On Thursday, Daesh militants also killed 22 pro-regime fighters in surprise attacks in the southern province of Sweida, a monitor said.
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