War & Conflict

Syrian army 'liberate' last ISIL stronghold in eastern region

The Syrian army says it is now in control of the eastern city of al-Bukamal after ISIL (also known as ISIS) fighters withdrew.

The Syrian army says it is now in control of the eastern city of al-Bukamal after Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fighters withdrew.

The border city was one of the last remaining pockets of territory in Syria held by the armed group.

 

Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Gaziantep, on the Turkish-Syrian border.

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