Almost two weeks into a campaign to capture the last area near the capital outside government control that has left many parts of the once-teeming Yarmouk camp in ruins, state media said that the al Qadm neighbourhood next to the camp was retaken.
Earlier this month the Assad regime is reported to have launched a chemical weapons attack to defeat the last pockets of resistance in Eastern Ghouta.
Regime forces were locked in violent clashes with IS fighters on Friday morning, the Britain-based monitor said.
Government troops battled Islamic State fighters in the neighbourhood of Qadam and nearby southern areas, the Syrian Observatory for Human rights monitor said.
Yarmuk and its surroundings are now the jihadist group's largest urban redoubt in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, after IS lost most of the swathes of territory it once held in both countries.
Tanks were rolling across an open area of fields to the edge of the enclave, which includes parts of al Qadam district, al Hajar al Aswad and the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, while the whizz and crash of artillery fire, the rattle of small arms fire and deep echoing blasts could all be heard.
Eastern Ghouta fell after a brutal military operation and a series of similar evacuation deals brokered by regime ally Russian Federation that saw tens of thousands of residents bussed to northern Syria.
At least 85 regime fighters and 74 IS militants have been killed in 10 days of fighting in southern Damascus, the Observatory says.
Before the outbreak of the Syrian civil war in 2011, Yarmouk was home to around 160,000 Palestinian refugees - people who had been displaced from their homes in modern-day Israel during the 1948 war, and their descendants.
Pompeo 'humbled' to serve as secretary of state
He graduated first in his class at the elite US Military Academy at West Point, and later earned a law degree from Harvard. Pompeo has been deeply engaged in the administration's efforts on North Korea and recently traveled to Pyongyang.
Only one game was decided by more than one goal, though that Golden Knights two-goal victory came by way of an empty net marker. The scene carried into the arena as the game neared, and built into a crescendo just before the first puck drop.
Others left flowers outside the medical centre, with messages such as: We fell in love with a little boy we never knew. All who have been touched by the story of this little boy's heroic struggle for life will feel this loss deeply.
Darvish got his second big league double and fifth hit with a drive into the right-field corner in the fifth inning against Suter. Anderson has won his past two outings but has already dropped one decision against the Cubs this season.
The company has experienced volume of 25,502,457 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 33.21M share. It fall, as 60 investors sold INTC shares while 703 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes.
Added Shaquill: "I was going to be happy no matter what team that gave him the opportunity". "But I knew how it was going to go". He joins his twin brother Shaquill , who was drafted in the third round past year by Seattle. "I'm glad they made this happen".
Come on, let's go", Trump said, clearly pleased to be dealing with reporters who could match his emotional maturity level. The Associated Press reports other parents were shut out, left peeking in through the windows.
Brokaw behaved in a similar fashion in 1995, when he came to her apartment in London, where she was stationed. Brokaw wrote that Vester sought him out for the meeting in the NY hotel room, a characterization she rejects.
The groom-to-be proposed to Michele with a four-carat diamond ring he designed with Leor Yerushalmi and the Jewelers of Las Vegas. This marks the star's newest romance since her split from iZombie star Robert Buckley. "I don't know", she told the publication.
To another question, he said both China and India pursued the idea of sharing and building a global governance. Prime Minister Modi, who was on a two-day visit to China, has departed for New Delhi today.
Gutekunst shored up the defense in the first three rounds, starting with Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander in the first. This will prevent Alexander from being "buried" under a slew of talent when he's actually ready to play.
Ricciardo braked late and ran into the back of the younger man, who was attempting to cut back across and prevent his progress. At the time he was closing the gap to Vettel in the lead, but the mistake forced an earlier-than-planned pit stop on lap 23.
Klopp joked: "As long as he is not the Everton manager, or Man United, then we would still help him if he has questions". I'm sure he will do a bit of due diligence and he has got plenty of people he can turn to for advice.
Barcelona win La Liga title
On a personal level, as a sportsman, there are no words when you receive such affection in such a hard situation for the fans. The 33-year-old will leave the club he first joined at the age of 12 at the end of the season.
House Rep. Pat Meehan resigns
Meehan has said in interviews that he considered the former aide, who is decades younger than him, his " soul mate ". His office did not respond when asked whether he would use personal funds to repay the Treasury.
Canadiens, Hurricanes move up in NHL Draft Lottery
The 18-year-old Swede's mobility and all-around game have earned him comparisons to Detroit Red Wings legend Nicklas Lidstrom . The Edmonton Oilers had a disappointing season and were looking for some luck on their end last night at the draft lottery.
IPL 2018 Match 27 MI vs CSK Live Streaming on Hotstar
Mumbai restricted Chennai to 169-5 then overhauled it with 170-2 with two balls remaining for only its second win in seven games. However, if there is one team which can bounce back rather dramatically to qualify from here it has to be Mumbai Indians .
Broncos Enter Last Day Of NFL Draft With 4 Picks
One reason why Sutton is raw is because he was mostly recruited as a safety, and wound up switching to receiver early in college. After a medical redshirt in 2014, Sutton caught 194 passes for 3,193 yards and 31 touchdowns in three seasons at SMU.
Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Analysts See $0.13 EPS on May, 2
John Armitage increased its stake in Canadian Pac Ry Ltd (CP) by 37.64% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Thursday, December 14 Nichols Rodney P. sold $413,864 worth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) or 6,374 shares.