A suicide bomber and 2 VBIED attacks targeted the mainly Alawite neighborhood of al-Zahra, central Homs, causing 32 casualties and approximately 90 injuries. Of the 32 casualties, 13 were SAA soldiers including 4 officers. One of the SAA soldiers that died in this attack recently exited Kuweyres Military Airport after 3 years of being besieged by IS forces. The number of casualties is expected to rise due to the severity of injuries suffered.Read More »
The agreement signed between SAA and opposition fighters from JAN, IS, and other factions in southern Damascus neighborhoods has been put on hold due to logistical issues related to securing the road between Damascus and Raqqah. The agreement entails the transfer of 3620 men and women, 2090 of them fighters, from south Damascus neighborhoods to northern Syria.
9 casualties and 17 wounded by opposition shelling of SAA-held al-Wafddien Camp.
An SAA and Hezbollah ambush near Zabadani, western Damascus Governorate, caused the death of 5, 2 of which were confirmed as opposition fighters.
5 casualties in Duma after SyAF airstrikes and SAA shelling this afternoon.
IS launch an attack against Abdal al-Sham islamist opposition faction in Wadi Barada. 2 of Abdal al-Sham’s fighters were killed.
SAA clash with islamist opposition forces in Tall Kurdi, 18 km east of Damascus. Reports of SAA casualties.
RuAF airstrikes on areas north of Marj as-Sultan caused the death of Jaysh al-Islam leader, Zahran Alloush, along with 12 other fighters and commanders from Jaysh al-Islam and Ahrar ash-Sham. Jaysh al-Islam is considered the biggest opposition coalition fighting in the Damascus area.
An agreement between the SAA and IS fighters in al-Kadam neighborhood, southern Damascus, allowed for a number of IS fighters to leave the area as trucks with humanitarian aid and supplies enter the neighborhood.
The number of casualties caused by RuAF and SyAF airstrikes yesterday on Hamoryah and Irbin, both towns in the eastern Damascus countryside, has risen to 31.
RuAF airstrike on Zahran Alloush location. Video courtesy of @MilitaryMediaSy.
The ceasefire between opposition and Kurdish forces in Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood, northern Aleppo, came to an end as fighters from Ahrar Souriya Brigade released a statement that the Kurdish forces are their enemy and that Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood will remain a military zone. Clashes broke out between the Kurdish and opposition forces in the neighborhood causing some casualties on both sides.
SyAF airstrikes on IS– controlled al-Bab caused the death of 5.
3 casualties caused by opposition shelling of SAA-held Nile Street, northwest Aleppo.
Kurdish forces launch an attack against IS forces in Tishrin Dam, northeast Aleppo Governorate, apparently in an attempt to cut the road between northern Aleppo IS-controlled locations and the IS stronghold Raqqah.
Clashes break out between SAA and opposition forces in Sayf al-Dawla neighborhood, southwestern Aleppo.
RuAF airstrikes targeted areas in downtown Idlib causing the death of 17. This is the first time the area was hit by airstrikes. The number of casualties is expected to rise due to the number of missing persons caused by these airstrikes.
Opposition forces shell the villages of Kafarya and al-Fu’ah causing one casualty and injuring 5 others. These two villages are part of the ceasefire agreement signed between the SAA and opposition forces including Zabadani and a few other locations.