Deir al-Zour

Deir al-Zour,

Syria: see Dayr az ZawrDayr az Zawr
or Deir ez Zor
, town (1994 est. pop. 133,000), capital of Dayr az Zawr governorate, E Syria, on the Euphrates River. It is a prosperous farming town, with cattle-breeding and an agricultural school.
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The Joint Task Force said in a statement today that "the United States and allied aircraft carried out six strikes near three Syrian cities, and targeted combat positions, as well as a unit for the separation of oil and gas near Albu Kamal, and three oil installations near Deir al-Zour belonging to the organization .
The money was delivered to ISIS through intermediaries in Aleppo and Deir al-Zour in Syria, after passing through the United Arab Emirates, Jordan or Turkey, the sources said.
E[currency]AM (CyHAN)- The Syrian army foiled an Islamic State (IS) on an airbase in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state news agency SANA reported Thursday.
In Syria seven airstrikes were carried out near three areas: Near Al Hasakah, two airstrikes struck two ISIL tactical units and destroyed two ISIL fighting positions, near Aleppo, three airstrikes struck three ISIL tactical units and destroyed an ISIL towed artillery piece, and near Deir Al-Zour, two airstrikes struck nine ISIL staging areas.
The militants dominate the provinces of Deir al-Zour and Raqqa and have a strong presence in Hasakeh, Aleppo, Homs and Hama.
Also in the last 24 hours, the tribal forces which support the Syrian army fulfilled successful operations against the ISIL terrorists in Deir al-Zour.
An Army unit raided a den of terrorists of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) in Port Said Street in Deir al-Zour.
Currently the two have joined forces to evict ISIL from Deir Al-Zour and areas north of Aleppo.
The UN children's agency UNICEF said that 27 children in Syria have now been paralysed by polio, most of them in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour.
The outbreak occurred in Deir al-Zour in northeast Syria and was the first in 14 years.
Intense battles have raged in Deir al-Zour between the government troops and the Nusra fighters lately.
The attack occurred near Deir al-Zour against the oil and gas pipeline linking Deir al-Zour to Palmyra in the center of the country.