AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies gained full control of the Yarmouk Basin in southwestern Syria after routing Islamic State militants, the Iranian-backed Hezbollah group's al-Manar TV said on Tuesday.

The basin borders Israel and Jordan.

(Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; editing by John Stonestreet)

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