Two ISIS counteroffensives at Mayadin and Abu Kamal

Twenty-four hours after celebrating victory over ISIS at its last Syrian stronghold of Abu Kamal, Hizballah and the Syrian army were hit back Friday. Islamic State fighters mounted on vehicles fired rocket launchers at Hizballah and Syrian bases outside Mayadin in the eastern Der ez-Zour region. At Abu Kemal, the jihadists took back parts of the town captured by Hizballah on Wednesday and Thursday.

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