Syrian soldiers take a selfie in the Hajar al-Aswad district, south of Damascus, Syria, on May 21, hours after it was declared free of Islamic State militants. Photo: Xinhua

War milestone: Syrian army declares complete control of Damascus after ousting Islamic State in devastating battle

Islamists reportedly flee in buses during ceasefire, although government denies cutting a deal

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Syrian soldiers take a selfie in the Hajar al-Aswad district, south of Damascus, Syria, on May 21, hours after it was declared free of Islamic State militants. Photo: Xinhua
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