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Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

Syrian government forces stand in a destroyed street in the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk on the southern outskirts of Damascus on May 21, 2018, after the Syrian army announced it was in complete control of the capital and its outskirts for the first time since 2012, following the ousting of the Islamic State group from a last pocket of resistance. / AFP / LOUAI BESHARA

 

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