Islamic State fighters start to quit Lebanon border zone in Eastern Syria

Islamic State agreed to surrender its enclave and depart for eastern Syria on Sunday after a week-long offensive by the Lebanese army on one front and the Syrian army and Lebanon's Shi'ite Hezbollah group on the other front.

By: Reuters | Beirut | Published: August 28, 2017 9:35:47 pm
islamic state, syria, Islamic State agreed to surrender its enclave and depart for eastern Syria on Sunday after a week-long offensive.

A convoy of Islamic State fighters and their family members began to leave the Lebanon-Syria border zone on Monday for an area in eastern Syria held by the jihadist group, under the terms of a truce, Syrian state television cameras showed.
Islamic State agreed to surrender its enclave and depart for eastern Syria on Sunday after a week-long offensive by the Lebanese army on one front and the Syrian army and Lebanon’s Shi’ite Hezbollah group on the other front.

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