(Muslim Press) - Hundreds of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement have joined the Syrian forces in the Central Homs province to take part in a large - scale operation to recapture the ancient city of Palmyra from the ISIS terrorists, intelligence sources said Wednesday.The Syrian Army, popular force, Hezbollah fighters and the Russian Air Force are working together to launch a joint large - scale operation to defeat ISIS and recapture Palmyra city, the source disclosed. Hezbollah, as a key ally of the Syrian government in its fight against ISIS, has won many battles across the country, including Zabadani in Damascus province, Aleppo countryside and Lattakia province.Recommended:Syrian Army, Hezbollah unearth terrorists’ tunnel in Al - Zabadani "The Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) won key battles against ISIS terrorists in two key areas in the Western countryside of Palmyra (Tadmour) after killing at least 25 militants," the sources added. "the pro-government forces broke through the ISIS militants' defense lines in Tal Syriatel and Jabal Ma'ar and retook full control over these two important areas." The Syrian forces have been fortifying their position around the newly-recaptured areas to be able to defend against the ISIS possible infiltration attempts.