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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Secretary of Deir al-Zour branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, Saher al-Saqar, said that the return of the families comes as part of the government's commitment to returning all the citizens who have been displaced by terrorist attacks of Daesh (ISIS) to their homes and villages after cleansing their areas of terrorism and providing them with basic services.
Akkaz is located south of the city of Al-Qaim in western Iraq, and is perhaps the largest oil field in the world and extends the field from the province of Nineveh in the north to Syrian Deir al-Zour to the border with Saudi Arabia in the south and is believed to contain about 100 billion barrels of crude oil and 53 trillion feet Cube of natural gas.
The Syrian regime's forces announced on Sunday that they have completely in control of the city of Deir Al-Zour after militants of the so-called Islamic State (IS) had been driven out of it.
The Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with the supporting forces, has fully liberated Deir al-Zour city," the state-run SANA news agency reported.
Islamic State released a video on Tuesday, through its mouthpiece Amaq agency, showing two men, who the group claimed are Russian soldiers who were captured in Shawla, south-west of Deir al-Zour.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], Sep 25 (ANI): A Russian Lieutenant-General was killed in a shelling launched by the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists near the city of Deir al-Zour in northeastern Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday.
Damascus, Sept 5 (ONA) The Syrian military has broken a siege of the eastern city of Deir al-Zour, surrounded for years by so-called Islamic State (IS), state media said.
army on Deir al-Zour outskirts Al-Joumhouriya: Salary scale confuses government, deputies Outskirts' border on alert, heated The Daily Star: Economic fears surface as wage hike bill reaches House R.
The government troops died fighting Islamic State at Deir al-Zour - and the US expressed "regret" for the "unintentional loss of life".
15 May 2016 - 11:18 SYRIAN ARMY to RETRIEVE the IS- HELD "AL-ASSAD HOSPITAL" OF DEIR AL-ZOUR CITY of SYRIA SYRIAN ARMY COULD SUCCESSFULLY REGAIN the CONTROL of a HOSPITAL of DEIR AL-ZOUR CITY SITUATED in EAST of the COUNTRY which was CAPTURED by DAESH FORCES for SEVERAL HOURS Daesh gained the control of the hospital following its attack early in Saturday morning and took the medical board as hostages.
Under the heavy shelling, the DAESH militants started moving their families toward the eastern province of Deir al-Zour.
PEN International has condemned the murder ofMohammad Bashir al-Aaniand his son Elyas in Deir al-Zour City "by the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS)":