Russia and Free Syrian Army reach agreement; FSA begins battle against Syrian government in Quneitra

تحرير عبد الله الدرويش | ترجمة غلوري جابر | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 6 يوليو، 2018 8:00:57 م تقرير دوليعسكريسياسياجتماعيإغاثي وإنساني مفاوضات

 

Field and local development and local developments

The Free Syrian Army factions reached an agreement with Russia to impose a cease-fire, and the FSA hand their heavy weapons in Daraa, Southern Syria, and the displacement of those who reject the deal to Northern Syria.

 

The spokesman of the Central Operations Room, Brigadier Ibrahim al-Jabbawi, said that the agreement provides for a cease-fire and the FSA hand their heavy weapons to Russia gradually, in return for the withdrawal of the Syrian government forces from the towns of al-Giza and al-Masifra and villages of al-Sahwa and al-Kahil and the return of displaced persons.

 

Two military sources in Daraa revealed that the al-Sunnah Youth faction, which conducted a "settlement" with the Russians and the Syrian government forces, accompanied the Russian troops that entered the vicinity of the Naseeb crossing on the border with Jordan.

 

Activists documented the killing of 28 civilians and fighters in a day of bombing and clashes with the Syrian government forces in Daraa, Southern Syria.

 

The Documentation of Martyrs Office in Daraa reported that the death toll on Thursday, including eight civilians, all of them women and children, were killed in raids and artillery shelling on the city of Daraa and its eastern countryside. Also, shelling on the city and its western country killed three others.

 

On Friday, the Ataa and Sakhaa relief and development organization launched a campaign to raise money for internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the cities and towns of Daraa, Southern Syria.  

 
Bashar Fattal, an official at the organization, reported that the campaign, which will continue indefinitely, aims to raise money and buy food for IDPs via charities operating in the area, in coordination with the organization's teams that work in Syria.  

 

The FSA began a battle against the Syrian government forces in the city of al-Baath, 6 kilometers north of Quneitra, Southern Syria.

 

The leader of the Jubbata al-Khashab Operations Room, Hussein Mariud, said that they clash in a "real battle" with the government forces. No further details on losses between the parties were given.

 

Mariud stated that they targeted the government forces bases in the cities of al-Baath and Khan Arnabah using artillery shelling.

 

The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) expressed its intention to take military action against the government forces in the areas of Northern Hama, Central Syria, while the people of towns and villages rejected that.

 

A military source from the HTS told SMART that they gave a maximum of 48 hours to villages adjacent to Syrian government-controlled areas north of Hama to move families outside to protect them as they are military areas.

 

The residents of the towns of Kafrnabuda and Qalat al-Madiq and the villages of Jabriya, Tal Hawash, and Tawba rejected any military action in the region for fear of displacement and bombing, according to local sources.

 

In the areas controlled by the Syrian government forces, the government forces arrested civilians in the city of Hama, Central Syria, to enlist them for forced conscription.

 

A particular source told SMART that the government forces members, stationed at the Bilal roundabout, arrested five people between the ages of 35 and 40 years.

 

The people in the cities and towns of Northern Homs, Central Syria, complained that Russian and government forces don’t renew the "settlement paper" to them.

 

Local sources in Northern Homs said that the settlement paper they obtained as part of the displacement agreement lasted only for one month and ended 15 days ago, unlike the deal that provides six-month.

 

On Friday, unknown shooters attacked a military checkpoint of the opposition faction HTS near the city of Saraqib, 17 kilometers east of Idlib, Northern Syria, killing three HTS fighters.


Local activists reported that two unknown gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire at the HTS  al-Sheikh Mansour checkpoint, east of Saraib, killing three HTS fighters.


On Friday, the Syrian government's forces bombed areas in the Western Jisr al-Shughur countryside, east of Idlib, Northern Syria. The Syrian government's forces used incendiary weapons, causing fires in farmlands.   


Hussam Zleito, the head of the Civil Defense branch in the town of Badama, reported that the Syrian government's forces, which centered in the Latakia countryside, targeted the villages of the Western Jisr al-Shughur, especially Badama.


The Shura Council in the village of al-Gena, 30 kilometers west of Aleppo, Northern Syria, announced the withdrawal of the HTS from the outskirts of the town after storming it.

 

Local activists for SMART that the HTS stormed the village on Thursday by more than twenty cars, following a dispute with the Syrian Liberation Front members around the arms depot. They clashed, wounding members of both parties before the HTS withdrew to the outskirts of the village.

 

The FSA factions began combing the mountains south of Raju district in Afrin, 43 kilometers north of Aleppo, Northern Syria, after killing two members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and arrested another.

 

Sources told SMART that the Ahrar al-Sharqiya group killed two members of the YPG and arrested another south of Raju. The detainee admitted that there is a cell of eight members in the same area.

 

Unknown persons attacked a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) checkpoint in Mansoura village, west of al-Raqqa, Northeastern Syria.

 

Local and other sources from SFD told SMART that unknown persons opened fire at the Dawar checkpoint in Mansoura, wounding two SDF members, who arrested one of the attackers after being shot.

 

Political and international developments:

The head of the negotiating body said through his official account on Twitter on Friday that they handed their list of candidates for the "Constitutional Committee" to the UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura.

 

The official account of the Negotiating Committee of the Riyadh 2 conference was a follow-up to Hariri's statement that the handover of the names came within the framework of the UN process in Geneva and as a step towards the implementation of the Geneva 1 and UNSCR 2254.

 

On Friday Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Jawish Oglu said that there is a consensus between his country and the United States of America to move to other areas in northern Syria after the implementation of the "roadmap" in the eastern city of Manbij.

 

Oglu added during a visit to the headquarters of the official Anatolia agency," the withdrawal of the Kurdish People Protection Units from the separate patrol sites of the Turkish and American armies does not mean their withdrawal from Manbaj."

 

Several Russian companies started drilling for oil and gas in Syria, and studies to rehabilitate and maintain existing fields.

 

On Friday the Russian Energy Ministry said that the exploration and discovery of energy resources began on land and sea in Syria,  the Russian companies Zerobeg Naft, Zerobeg Geology, St Génération and Tichenopromport expressed great interest in working in There.

 

Veteran Russian army officers have asked the Kremlin to admit sending Russian "mercenaries" to fight in Syria to ensure their families receive financial and medical compensation.

 

Reuters quoted a statement by three retired officers saying " for three years, we have received complaints and appeals from Russian citizens who were injured in Syria and cannot get treatment in Russia.

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