Syrian military seize last Homs site from Daish

A truck of the Syrian Arab Army

A truck of the Syrian Arab Army

Capturing Sukhneh would enable the Syrian army to break the IS siege to the eastern province of Deir al-Zour near Iraq, as Sukhneh is located on the road between the ancient city of Palmyra and Deir al-Zour.

The Syrian army liberated the northwestern city of Aleppo late a year ago, delivering the heaviest blow to the militants since the onset of the crisis.

The radicals have lost swathes of Syrian territory to separate campaigns being waged by government forces backed by Russian Federation and Iran, and by the US-backed Syrian Democratic (SDF) Forces, which is dominated by the Kurdish YPG militia.

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"The liberation of As-Sukhnah from Daesh terrorists opens new opportunities for the Syrian government forces to launch an offensive and deblock the city of Deir ez-Zor".

At the moment, ISIS controls almost entire Deir al-Zor, while the Syrian government holds a small enclave in Deir al-Zor city, and a nearby military base.

Separately, Press TV's Syria correspondent Mohamad Ali reported from the northwestern city of Suwayda that the army had managed to reach the border with Jordan for the first time since 2011, when militancy began in Syria.

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Two minibuses, some white helmets and walkie-talkies were stolen, so it was not clear whether the motive for the attack was political or criminal.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the seven volunteers had all been killed by bullets to the head.

They have since gained worldwide renown for their daring rescues, often filmed and circulated on social media, and were nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Since they are funded by a number of Western governments, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies often accuse them of supporting rebels and terrorists, as well as being "tools of their global donors".

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