Daesh is a terrorist organization banned around the world. The group is currently the target of Russia's military campaign conducted alongside the Syrian Arab Armed Forces. The US-led coalition is also engaged in an anti-terrorist campaign against Daesh in Syria.
Syrian opposition will reportedly propose sending an international force to Syria and transfer the control of areas liberated from Daesh to the side that did it.
Daesh is destroying Palmyra's historic monuments in response to the success of the Syrian government army, the country's culture minister told Sputnik.
The Russian foreign minister welcomed United States President Donald Trump's view of terrorism as "absolute evil".
Moscow hopes that the historic Syrian city will be liberated from terrorists, the Kremlin spokesman said.
The Russian foreign minister expressed hopes that Washington and Moscow would team up against Daesh in Syria.
In an interview with Sputnik Arabic, field commander of the Syrian Arab Army in Deir ez-Zor Brigade General Issam Zaheralden confirmed that two senior Daesh commanders, including Abu Muhammed al-Adnani who was in charge of the group's drone attacks, were killed in an airstrike near the city of Deir ez-Zor.
The Syrian army, supported by Russia's Aerospace Forces, has hit over 4,600 Daesh terrorist group facilities since the start of 2017, Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi, the chief of the Russian General Staff Main Operational Directorate, said Tuesday.
The Syrian troops in Daesh-besieged Deir ez-Zor have significantly improved their positions thanks to Russian airstrikes, the Russian General Staff said.
It is the constitutional duty of the Syrian government and armed forces to defend the nation from terrorists, President Bashar Assad said.
The Turkish army announced that it had killed 21 Daesh terrorists in Syria over the course of 24 hours.
The Turkish Air Force eliminated a senior Daesh commander in the area of the Syrian town of al-Bab on Friday, a source said.
The Turkish Armed Forces have killed over 30 Daesh jihadists and destroyed 39 targets over the past 24 hours as part of the Euphrates Shield operation near the town of al-Bab in northern Syria.
Russia's top diplomat noted that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump named combating the outlawed terrorist group as "top priority" during their talks on Saturday.
Turkish forces destroyed 18 Daesh targets and killed 18 terrorists in Northern Syria.
According to military sources, Daesh terrorists are preparing to leave the Syrian town of al-Bab amid Turkish offensive.
Syrian cargo aircraft successfully dropped off ammunition to the servicemen at the military airfield at the city of Deir ez-Zor, besieged by Daesh.
Moscow's aerial operation in Deir ez-Zor will help to prevent militants from overrunning the Syrian Arab Army base and the key city in eastern Syria in the short term, but the operation will have an impact on other parts of the country, particularly the north, analysts told Sputnik.
Commenting on the recent Russian-Turkish joint operation against the terrorist group Daesh near the Syrian town Al-Bab in Aleppo Province, Russian military and defense analysts have put forward their reasons why Turkey, a longstanding member of NATO, might have opted to conduct joint military activity. Here is what they suggest.
Commenting on the recent Russian-Turkish joint operation against Daesh near the Syrian town Al-Bab in Aleppo Province, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko attempted to analyze how the NATO country ended up militarily cooperating with Russia, the North Atlantic alliance's perennial adversary.
Six Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers attacked Daesh terrorists in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province on Saturday, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
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