The battle for the last scrap of land held by ISIS has taken longer than expected.
Israel Fires Missiles On Syrian Capital
A large explosion has been seen in the Jamraya suburb of Damascus (Syria). Israel has confirmed involvement in this strike, stating that they were targeting a shipment of advanced missiles bound for Hezbollah in Lebanon. An Israeli official has said; "Israel is determined to prevent the transfer of chemical weapons or other game-changing weaponry by the Syrian regime to terrorists, especially to Hezbollah in Lebanon." Hezbollah are claiming that an Israeli jet has been shot down during this attack, although that is unconfined at this time.