The Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have made large gains against ISIS terrorists in the countryside of the ISIS stronghold of al-Qaim. The army and the PMU have taken control over entire area south of al-Qaim and besieged the ISIS-held town of Rawah. Both al-Qaim and Rawah are located on the Deir Ezzor-Baghdad highway. As soon as, Iraqi orces establish contol over it, they will be able to link up with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies via this supply line.
Meanwhile, the SAA and Hezbollah have liberated the T2 Pumping Station and started advancing on another ISIS-held border city, al-Bukamal.