Rift grows among militant groups in Idleb A rift among Idlib militant groups is growing over the demilitarization zone agreement reached by Turkey and Russia earlier this month. On September 22, the National Liberation Front (NLF) released an official statement declaring its support to the agreement. The group stated that the agreement had prevented an…

On September 13, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) artillery shelled a group of Jaysh al-Izza snipers in the vicinity of the town of Masasneh in the northern Hama countryside, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). As a result, the entire group was eliminated. Furthermore, the SAA shelled and destroyed a headquarters of Hay’at…

On September 12, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) imposed fire control of large part of the heavily fortified area of al-Safa following heavy clashes with ISIS fighters, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). “Army units thwarted new attempts by terrorists of Dahesh [ISIS] organization to flee from al-Safa in the eastern countryside [of…

Turkey has speeded up its military precautions in Syria’s Idlib and gave instructions to the Syrian opposition to be on high alert for the additional military deployments as the tensions escalates in the region. As the Assad regime and Russian warplanes viciously attack the last opposition-held stronghold of Syria’s Idlib, Turkey ramped up its military…

More than 30,000 people have been displaced in Syria by the bombings of the regime and its Russian ally that have targeted Idleb province and adjacent insurgent territories since the beginning of this month, the UN announced on Monday. “We are deeply concerned about the recent escalation of violence that has resulted in the displacement…

The Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents began a summit meeting in Tehran on Friday afternoon, September 7, 2018, to decide the fate of Idleb province, the last major jihadist and rebel stronghold in Syria. Hassan Rohani, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan found themselves in a congress centre in the north of the Iranian capital…

Deir Ezzor province On August 28 2018, ISIS militants carried out attacks against several positions of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the al-Azraq oil field area in eastern Deir Ezzor. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the SDF repelled the attack with help from the US-led coalition airpower. This was the…

Al-Sawa front between the army and ISIS Syrian government forces have restored control of the Hatil Dam near the administrative border between al-Suwayda and Rif Dimashq after brief clashes with ISIS terrorists. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has also repelled an attack by ISIS on its positions in Khirbat Abu Khashabeh in the al-Safa area….

Al-Safa front against ISIS jihadists On August 28, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) restored control of the Hatil Dam in the eastern Syrian desert forcing ISIS members to retreat from the area. This advance came in the framework of the large-scale SAA effort to put an end to ISIS presence in the al-Safa area at…