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 Deir al-Zur (Dayr az-Zawr, Deir al-Zur), Syria

Deir ez-Zor, also spelled Deir Ezzor, Deir Al-Zor, Deir-al-Zour, Dayr Al-Zawr, Der Ezzor and other variants, is the seventh largest city in Syria and the largest in the eastern part of Syria. Located 450 km (280 mi) to the northeast from the capital Damascus on the shores of Euphrates River, Deir ez-Zor is the capital of the Deir ez-Zor Governorate.[3] According to the 2004 official census, 211,857 people were residing in the city that year. logo
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updated Thu. February 16, 2023

A map of Syria showing Abu Kamal and Deir ez-Zor (Dayr az Zawr), as well as other information. According to Dillon, the remnants of ISIS in eastern Syria are presently concentrated mainly east of the Euphrates closer to the Syria-Iraq border, though the group conducts limited operations as far north as the ...

This is a division-size unit staffed by up to 20,000 young Afghan Hazara refugees, many of whom were forcefully recruited in Iran. The Syrian regime reportedly had been negotiating with Kurdish groups for a peaceful handover of the oil fields. But the SDF's council in Dayr Az Zawr rejected the handover.
... Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), announced that the American-backed Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC), a component of the larger Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), had launched its long planned offensive into Deir ez-Zor governorate, also written Dayr Az Zawr. This came ...
Richard "Tex" Coe, who headed U.S. Air Forces Central Command's investigation of the strikes near Dayr az Zawr, Syria, presented findings and recommendations during a media teleconference from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. At the time of the airstrike, coalition aircraft were attacking what they ...


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Syrian towns:
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      ayn al‑arab
      deir ez‑zor
      ein tarma
      khan al‑assal
      khirbet ghazaleh

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