Clashes between the Islamic State and the syrian army has claimed at least 44 lives on both sides in the course of two days.
This was stated by The Syrian Observatory for human Rights (SOHR), which monitors the situation in Syria, told AFP.
the Fighting has taken place in the central Homs province since Thursday evening. 18 syrian soldiers and 26 IS members are killed in the fighting or as a result of Russian air attacks.
the Russian fighters supporting the syrian regeringshær from the air in the fight against rebel groups in the country.
the Fighting began on Thursday evening with a jihadist-attack against regime positions, said Rami Abdel Rahman of SOHR.
Even though the Islamic State last year, lost the last territory, such as the movement controlled, has several fighters maintained a presence in the Badia desert in Syria.
from Here make the regular attacks against the syrian regeringshær.
The ongoing battles going on around the city of al-Sukhna, communicate to the SOHR. It is located a little northeast of the archaeological site of Palmyra, where the Islamic State a few years ago blew up several treasures in the air.
the Islamic State emerged in 2014, when the movement is declared to have established a caliphate, which stretched over large parts of Syria and neighbouring Iraq.
But a massive military effort against the islamists has led to the fact that they have lost the area they previously controlled.
the War in Syria has claimed the lives of at least 380.000 people life since 2011, when peaceful protests gradually developed into a more complex war, that several countries and a variety of rebel groups are involved in.