According to some sources, the SDF “control” over the Omar oil fields became possible after ISIS-affiliated militants operatinng in the area defected to the US-backed force.
Meanwhile, the situation in the oil fields area north Diet Ezzor is also unclear right now. Some sources say that government troops entered them, some sources say that the fields remained under the SDF control.
Recently, the the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) advanced southeast of al-Mayadin city, liberated the villages of Mahkan and Quriyah and advanced on al-Asharah. Clashes in the area are now ongoing.
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