Syrian and Iraqi forces are advancing jointly on the ISIS border strongholds of al-Qaim and al-Bukamal.
On October 26, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Hezbollah liberated the T2 Pumping Station from ISIS units after a few days of intense fighting in the area.
On the same day, the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) launched their push towards al-Qaim along the Baghdad-Deir Ezzor highway and from the direction of Akashat. Iraqi forces established control over the H1 and H2 airbases, Maslus Mount, the State Company for Phosphate and the Agricultural Research Service as well as many other points south of al-Qaim. The army and the PMU also liberated Hawijah Karablah and reached Rawa west of the ISIS…