Lebanese army says defeated ISIS on Syria-Lebanon border


Islamic State pocket straddling Syria-Lebanon border surrenders as cease-fire takes effect, Lebanese military officials say • Syrian army, Hezbollah announce a cease-fire in assault on ISIS • Hezbollah footage shows Iranian drones strike ISIS targets.

A cease-fire took effect on Sunday in an Islamic State pocket straddling the Syria-Lebanon border, where the jihadists have been fighting the Lebanese army on one front and Hezbollah with the Syrian army on the other.

The Lebanese army announced that a cease-fire in its own offensive took effect at 7 a.m. but did not mention a cease-fire on Syria’s side of the border.

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Source: News Now/ Israel Hayom

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.