The Syrian military shelled al-Mayadin overnight and Syrian and Russian warplanes have conducted hundreds of strikes, it said.
"A command post of the terrorists and up to 80 (IS) fighters including nine natives of the Northern Caucasus were destroyed in the area of Mayadeen", the ministry said, adding some 40 IS fighters were killed around the town of Albu Kamal.
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.
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.
Dozens of ISIS militants, among them warlords and foreign fighters, were killed in a series of Russian airstrikes in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Warm Weekend, Some Rain Next Week
Moisture will be on an increase today , as there may be a few more showers and chance for isolated t-showers in the afternoon. As that high slides to our north, it will push down cooler air, so we'll get highs in the mid 70s on Wednesday .
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The Observatory said Russian air strikes on Thursday night killed 14 people, including three children, fleeing across the Euphrates on rafts near Mayadeen, AFP reported. It is located in the province of Deir Ezzor and is viewed as the group's new capital as it loses its grip on the eastern city of Raqqa in the face of an offensive by a Kurdish-Arab coalition backed by the USA -led coalition.
The village of Abu Dali had been spared much of the violence and had functioned as a local business hub between rebel-run areas and those under President Bashar Assad's forces.
Backed by Russian air power, the army has continued its advance towards Mayadeen from Deir Ezzor along the Euphrates valley.
"The incident occurred while the Mi-28 was escorting another helicopter, a Mi-8, carrying personnel of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Conflicting Parties", the Defense Ministry said.
Meanwhile, so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Friday reported fighting in several areas of Dayr al-Zawr Province, where the Syrian army has heavily shelled terrorist positions.
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The town became the main stronghold of the terror group in the region after the Iraqi army regained control of Mosul in July. Hawija has been an insurgent bastion since soon after the US-led invasion of 2003.
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Worldwide credit rating agency Fitch announced yesterday that crude oil prices in global market will remain under $60 per barrel. Oil prices settled mildly lower Tuesday as investors awaited reports on USA crude stockpiles scheduled for release Wednesday.
NASA streams first of three October spacewalks
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