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Publish Date: 11:07 - 27 August 2017
TEHRAN, August 27 -Lebanon’s Army has announced a ceasefire in its operation against the Takfiri terror group of Daesh near the country’s border with Syria to help start negotiations over the fate of capitive soldiers.

Lebanon Army declares ceasefire in fight on DaeshTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The ceasefire takes effect at 7:00 a.m. (0400 GMT) on Sunday, a week into the offensive, a statement issued by the military said.

The operation began after the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah forced militant concentrations, and Daesh’s al-Qaeda-linked fellow Takfiri outfit of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham out of the border area last month.
The triumph was followed by departure from the area of another terror outfit named Saraya Ahl al-Sham, a development which left Daesh in a more vulnerable position.

Hezbollah and the Syrian Army then took on the group’s gatherings inside Syria.
Daesh and the other terror outfits broke into Lebanon in 2014, taking over the border town of Arsal. They were ousted from the town, but started taking positions close to Ras Baalbeck, another border town, which has been the focus of the recent counter-terrorism operations.

The Takfiri group currently holds nine Lebanese soldiers.

A ceasefire brokered by the national police and security force of Lebanon -- Internal Security Forces Directorate, helped release three Hezbollah fighters from the clutches of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, which, in return, was offered to take its operatives and their families to Syria in buses.

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