Three Turkish air strikes hit a checkpoint held by pro-Syrian-government Shi’ite militiamen on the road to Afrin in northwestern Syria on Wednesday 14 March 2018, killing ten fighters, a pro-government commander told Reuters. The Shi’ite militias, which control the nearby villages of Nubul and Zahraa, recently assumed control of the position in agreement with the…

Last weekend, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the Tiger Forces, the 4th Armorued Division and other pro-government units delivered a devastating blow to the defense of militant groups in the eastern part of the Eastern Ghouta region, near Damascus. Government forces liberated al-Shifuniyah, Beit Nayem, al-Rayhanah, al-Muhammadiyah and other points and deployed within about 3.5…

Turkish Army Captures Center Of Sheikh al-Hadid District In Afrin, Secure Route To Idlib On March 4, the Turkish Army and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) captured the center of the Sheikh al-Hadid district and the villages of Mistekan and Araendi north of it, in the western part of the Afrin area, according to the…

Six men were treated on Friday evening 16 February 2018 for respiratory problems in the main hospital of the Kurdish Afrin enclave, following shellfire at their village targeted by a Turkish military offensive in north-western Syria, announced a medical source and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Jiwan Mohammad, the hospital’s general manager, said…

According to the Turkish Anadolu Agency, the Turkish Army “neutralized” 43 fighters of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin area during the last 24 hours. The YPG repelled several attacks of the Turkish Army and the Turkish-backed FSA on its positions in the Rajo district, according to the Kurdish Hawar News Agency (ANHA)….

This map provides a general look at the military situation in the Syrian area of Afrin on February 9, 2018. The Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) are still struggling in an attempt to break the YPG defense north of the city of Afrin. The YPG had repelled attacks by the…