Syrian army takes area near Palmyra from ISIS

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The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) took the so-called Arak Triangle near eastern Palmyra and is now firing at IS (Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL) positions in the Mustadirah Mountains. SAA forces plan to push on toward the town of Sukhnah, the last major IS stronghold before the Deir Ezzor Governorate.