MANBIJ, Oct. 16, 2019 - Syrians hold a national flag during a celebration for the entry of the Syrian army into the city of Manbij in northern Syria on Oct. 15, 2019. The Syrian army assumed full control over Manbij on Tuesday, days after reaching a deal with the Kurdish forces in that area to avert the city a Turkish military assault.
The Syrian army entered the city of Manbij in northern Syria on Monday for the first time since losing it in 2012, as part of an agreement with the Kurdish forces in control of the city to avert a Turkish assault in the area.Syrian soldiers are seen celebrating while holding a poster of President Bashar al-Assad inside a military base in the city of Manbij
Syrian soldiers are seen inside a military base in the city of Manbij
Syrian soldiers are seen celebrating inside a military base in the city of Manbij