Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said IS militants have used the area around the town of Tanf near Syria's border with Jordan where USA military instructors are also stationed to launch attacks against the Syrian army.
"According to information received via several channels and confirmed "on the ground", influential Daesh field commanders, natives of the North Caucasus: Abu Omar al-Shishani, Alyauddin Al-Shishani and Salahuddin al-Shishani, who were hiding in Iraq for a long time, were destroyed", Konashenkov said.
Gen. Igor Konashenkov stated that within the last 24 hours, Russian Aerospace forces in Syria were focused on destroying Daesh reinforcements with a large number of foreign mercenaries arriving from Iraq to the region of Abu Kamal along the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Syrian government forces pushed into one of the last remaining urban strongholds of the Islamic State group in the country's east on Friday, following days of fierce fighting and intense Russian airstrikes that involved cruise missiles from the Mediterranean, activists and officials said.
About 80 terrorists died in a raid on a command post in the al-Mayadeen area of Deir ez-Zor province, the ministry added, saying that 40 militants were killed near the border town of al-Bukamal, also in Deir ez-Zor.
The province of Deir Az Zor was largely reclaimed by the pro-Bashar-al-Assad forces in August.
According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Syrian forces and allied militiamen entered western parts of Mayadeen, including the town's wheat silos compound and the sheep market.
The advances against IS in Deir Ezzor have cost a heavy civilian death toll from Russian and coalition air raids.
IS remains in control of half of Deir Ezzor province, despite regime advances and a separate offensive against the jihadists by a US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance.
The Syrian military shelled Mayadeen overnight and Syrian and Russian warplanes have conducted hundreds of strikes, it said.
Assad and his allies in Moscow and Tehran have now turned their attention to the eastern Syrian cities of Mayadeen and Deir Ezzor in a bid to remove ISIS from the territory that the group has held since its rise in mid-2014.
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The leader of the main opposition party in Japan has announced it would not field any candidates in next month's snap election. Koike, at a news conference, denied speculation that she might run for parliament herself.
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But Walcott opted against taking the spot kick, allowing Giroud to step up for what was his 100th goal for the North Londoners. BATE got their second goal in the 67th minute after comical defending from Arsenal who failed to clear their lines.
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The Pakistan Foreign Minister is on a three-day official visit to the United States in attempt to rebuild bilateral frayed ties. In 2015, Pakistan hosted peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government that subsequently collapsed.
The person is believed to have acted alone , although police are not ruling out involvement by others, Mr Knecht said. The driver is then seen getting out of the auto and appears to stab the officer multiple times before fleeing.
"Jennifer and I are praying for the victims of this unspeakable violence in Las Vegas", Scalise (R-La.) posted on Twitter . Videos of the initial gunfire in Las Vegas appeared to indicate the use of a fully automatic, machine-gun-type weapon.
It also said PSVR's packaging would change to allow customers to distinguish between the new version and the old CUH-ZVR1 model. Unlike the old PSVR which debuted past year , the new design does not require users to disconnect in order to view HDR content.
Bochy and catcher Buster Posey both spoke, and Bochy also thanked the fans for supporting the Giants through a 64-98 season. Cain won three World Series rings with the Giants and had a 2.10 ERA in eight postseason starts.
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