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…

16:00 Syrian government forces enter the Kurdish enclave of Afrin Syrian Loyalist forces have begun to enter the Afrin region from Aleppo. The National Defence Forces (NDF), pro-government Syrian militias, began entering the region of Afrin from Aleppo, reported Tuesday the Hezbollah military press office. The militiamen entered through the Al-Ziyara border crossing point north…