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Large-scale operation to inspect deserts near Iraqi-Syrian border

Spokesman for the Center for Security Information Yahya Rasool announced on Saturday the launch of a large-scale military operation with the participation of tribal regiments to inspect the desert provinces of Salah al-Din, Anbar and Nineveh.

Rasool said in a statement that "units of the Jazeera operations leadership, associated units and the tribal regiments began a large operation to search the deserts between the provinces of Salah al-Din, Anbar and Nineveh towards the Iraqi-Syrian border."

He added that "the operation launched with seven axes," noting that "the air force and coalition aircraft support these units."