factions Kurdish and Arab achieve progress in the strategic stronghold Daesh Syria[/size] Twilight News
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Twilight News / A spokesman for Syria's democratic forces said on Friday that the Kurdish factions and Arab US-backed government in Syria seized control of the ancient citadel of al Daesh in strategically important progress on the organization in its stronghold province of Raqqa.
The spokesman said Talal Slough said troops had regained control of Ja'bar Castle on the banks of Lake Assad on Thursday. The castle is located near the dam on the Euphrates River, Syria's democratic forces aim to control also in the current phase of the campaign.
Slough said, "all directed troops toward the dam area now." He said that the troops progress slowed because of heavy fog that made it possible for fighters Daesh subduction use methods to attack the troops.
Syria's democratic forces and separates -alta includes People's Protection Units Kurdish Alqoah- for the dam only a few kilometers. These forces are the main partner of the United States in the US-led campaign against Daesh in Syria.
There are also separate campaigns against the organization of the Syrian-backed factions Turkey in areas to the west and is backed by Russia in the Deir al-Zour province, near the Syrian army and the city of Palmyra, dominated by the organization for the second time in December.
Syria's democratic forces and launched a campaign of several stages in Raqqa province in November in order to wrest control of the city of Raqqa regulation. And it managed in the first phase of the control of the land north of the city and aimed at the current stage area, which lies to the west of tenderness.