This story is significant because the BBC, the channel that generates more lies than almost anyone is acknolwedging reality for the first time - that the Syrian Arab Army is taking on Daesh - and winning.
I have not seen this reflected anywhere else in the media.
Palmyra: Syrian troops reach outskirts of IS-held city
Syrian government forces have reached the edge of the ancient city of Palmyra after driving back Islamic State (IS) militants, officials and activists say.
Ancient city of Palmyra
IS militants blew up the 2,000-year-old Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in August
The governor of Homs province said troops were also moving on IS-held Qaryatain