Syr­ian gov­ern­ment takes last

The Washington Post Sunday - - THE WORLD -

ISIS strong­hold in Homs: Syr­ian gov­ern­ment and al­lied forces have taken the last ma­jor town in Homs prov­ince from the Is­lamic State, the Syr­ian Ob­ser­va­tory for Hu­man Rights said, as the army ad­vances to­ward mil­i­tant strongholds in the coun­try’s east. The town of al-Sukhnah lies north­east of the gov­ern­ment-con­trolled an­cient city of Palmyra and is about 30 miles from the ad­min­is­tra­tive fron­tier of Deir al-Zour prov­ince, which is al­most en­tirely un­der Is­lamic State con­trol.

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