“The Syrian army and its allies have restored security and stability to Qaryatayn,” an official statement reads.
Organised Kurdish forces known as 'peshmerga', as well as irregular forces, respond with rocket fire to Iraqi forces.
Trump aide says Palestinian unity govt must also recognise Israel.
Until all areas are firmly within state control, the threat from the outfit will remain.
The agreement came hot on the heels of Baghdad’s recapture from Kurdish forces of five oil fields.
Tickets for the maiden flight were advertised for as low as $7 (six euros) excluding taxes.
Advance comes after federal government troops and militia seized the governor’s office, key military bases, oil fields.
At least 22 foreign mercenaries were killed in the operation, the Syrian Democratic Forces say.
The latest incident comes as Kabul remains on high alert after police.
Justices declined to hear an appeal by Saudi defendant Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri.
If the accord signed by falls apart anyone who strongly promoted it could face a career-damaging backlash.
Battle to continue until entire city cleared of terrorists, says SDF spokeswoman.
The king praised the Trump administration for "recognising the magnitude of these challenges and threats".
Local official says tribal elders seeking to broker deal under which remaining IS fighters leave the city.
Trump's use of the phrase “Arabian Gulf” rather than “Persian Gulf” particularly hit a nerve in the country.
“It is under continuous review and our participation can be cancelled by me as president at any time,” Trump warns.
“The odds were 6000 to 1 against us winning the bid in 2009. Guess what happened," the official tweeted.
Qatar's candidate is leading the race while Egypt and France are tied at second place.
Iraq’s central government has imposed ban on direct international flights to Kurdish region after independence vote.
Details of agreement yet to be released.
Iran says US would be siding with IS if it designates Guards as a terrorist organisation.