Russia and United States agree to United Nations monitoring points in Quneitra, and infighting claims lives of 1,000 fighters of Islamist battalions in Northern Syria

تحرير محمد علاء | ترجمة محمد غيث | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 29 أبريل، 2018 12:03:15 م تقرير دوليعسكريسياسياجتماعيإغاثي وإنساني قوات النظام السوري

Local and field updates:

On Sunday, the Syrian government forces advanced in Southern Damascus following intensified night bombings on the Yarmouk refugee camp and neighborhoods of al-Tadamun and al-Qadam.

Government media outlets reported that the government forces gained control of stretches of a major highway that connects the Damascus and Daraa governorates, and Bor Sai’d roundabout in the Yarmouk camp, which leads to al-Qadam neighborhood.

A special military source revealed that Russia and the United States share an agreement to establish United Nations monitoring points to separate the Free Syrian Army (FSA) from the Syrian government forces in Quneitra, Southern Syria.

The anonymous source added that the points will be established in the areas of the towns of Hudur and Khan Arnabeh and the village of Ofania. The source noted that so far, he knows two points; one in Hudur and the other in Tall al-Qaba in the vicinity of Khan Arnabeh. The source did not specify the dates of when the points will be established.

The FSA announced the town of Khan Arnabeh, 10 kilometers south of Quneitra, Southern Syria, a military zone following the government forces' attempts to advance to the village of Ofania, which is currently outside government control.

A military source in the town of Jubata al-Khashab stated that the factions of Liwa Fursan al-Golan, Alwiyat al-Furqan, Liwa al-’Iz, the Usoud al-Golan division, and the Ahrar al-Sham Islamist Battalion, announced Khan Arnabeh a military zone.

The FSA and Islamist battalions shelled the neighborhoods controlled by the government forces in the city of Daraa in Southern Syria, killing a civilian. The shelling came in response to a government shelling on the al-Balad neighborhood in the city.

Local sources reported that heavy mortar missiles fell on al-Kashef neighborhood in Daraa, killing a civilian.

On Saturday, several sources revealed that the recent infighting between the opposition group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and the Syrian Liberation Front resulted in the killing of 1,000 fighters as well as capture of hundreds of fighters on both sides, in Northern Syria.

An anonymous medical source noted that 800 HTS and 200 Syrian Liberation Front fighters were killed in recent clashes in Northern Syria. An anonymous media official for Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement added that 600 fighters on both sides were captured.  

Two bomb explosions killed a civilian and injured others in the city of Jisr ash-Shughur, 32 kilometers west of Idlib in Northern Syria.

Local activists reported that the two bombs exploded as youths riding a motorbike passed by a neighborhood in central Jisr ash-Shughur, killing one and moderately injuring three others. The Civil Defense transported the injured to Jisr ahs-Shughur hospital.

The Kurdish Autonomous Administration's Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) prepare to launch a military attack against the Islamic State’s (ISIS) outposts to oust ISIS fighters from the eastern side of the Euphrates in Deir ez-Zor governorate, Northeastern Syria.

On Sunday, media sources in the SDF's Deir ez-Zour military council reported that that the SDF are preparing to launch the attack in early May, starting at the al-Tanak oil field and eastern side of the city of al-Shadadi in al-Hasakah, which is near the administrative borders with Deir ez-Zor.

Political and international updates:

The Kuwaiti Red Crescent opened a center to take care of Syrian orphans in the city of Reyhanli in Southern Turkey. The center can take 1,000 orphans.

Salim Tusun, the media spokesperson for the Turkish IHH Humanitarian Relief Organization stated that the orphan center will have 55 villas that can accommodate 1,000 Syrian orphans. Tusun noted that the center is currently accommodating 350 orphans.  

The Syrian Human Rights Network documented the killing of 64 civilians in Syria, most of them killed by the Syrian government forces in the two weeks following the U.S., French, and British military strike against the government’s military outposts.

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تحرير محمد علاء | ترجمة محمد غيث | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 29 أبريل، 2018 12:03:15 م تقرير دوليعسكريسياسياجتماعيإغاثي وإنساني قوات النظام السوري
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