An American fighting for ISIS reportedly has surrendered - or been captured - in Syria and is being held by U.S. -partnered forces. It was only last week that the siege was broken and humanitarian access was restored. Rankine-Galloway said the man is being legally detained as a known enemy combatant.
SHERLOCK: Mzahem Al-Saloum fled his town in Deir ez-Zor province when ISIS took control and now runs a Facebook page posting information on the area. "We don't know how the battles will go after this", he said. "If we should be attacked, it will respond".
In the northern countryside of Hama, Russia deployed its military police in recently captured cities of Taibet al-Imam and Mahredah, Qasioun News reported. UNFPA's activities in Syria are supported by Canada, the European Commission and other donors.
"The end of fighting will be dictated by the international coalition". UNFPA is also working with partners to reactivate its support in clinics and health facilities.
Aziz added that they are about 6 kilometers (4 miles) away from the city's eastern entrance. "Throughout Syria, more than 13.5 million people are in need, including an estimated half a million pregnant women". "The SDF now control 63 percent of the city", he said.
ISIS losses have dramatically escalated in recent months.
The beginning of the VTS in Deir-ez-Zor, it was announced the fighters "the Military Council of Deir ez-Zor". Budget is limited to hosting, design fees, development fees, subscriptions and writers fees.
Reflecting the demarcation line, the U.S. -led coalition said on Thursday the SDF was not planning to enter Deir al-Zor city. Since then, much activity U.S. allies in that direction are not shown.
"We're not going to be satisfied until we see a strong and stable Syria". The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss pending delivery. The main part of the city is located on the right Bank of the Euphrates. Its tanks, flying the flag of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia group, made it clear that this was largely a Syrian Kurdish operation.
Meanwhile, north of Deir ez-Zor, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) moved under heavy U.S. airpower to seize about 14 out of 22 of Raqqa's neighbourhoods. However, they still control rural areas outside the city and along the Iraq border.
SHERLOCK: The U.S. has tried to keep its war in ISIS separate from that of the Syrian regime, whose leader, Bashar al-Assad, it calls a war criminal. Deir ez-Zor is remote but important.
Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to set up a co-ordination center to monitor the implementation of "de-escalation" zones in Syria. Moscow calls a series of hoax bomb threats that led to mass evacuations, affecting over 100-thousand people - "telephone terrorism" - as Russia's special services hunt for those responsible. But he said that the situation in Deir ez-Zor is uncharted territory.
The contours of the defeat of the terrorist organizations in Syria emerges more clearly.
This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer.