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Protesters expel Syrian National Coalition delegation from Eastern Aleppo, and a U.S. General promises to increase SDF support

Editing: Amena Riyad |
TranslationEditor: Farah Nassif |
Translation: Samra Bulbol

Local and field news:

In Northern Syria, dozens of protesters expelled a Syrian National Coalition delegation from the city of al-Bab (38 kilometers east of al-Bab).

Eyewitnesses reported that activists, civilians, and Free Syrian Army fighters protested in front of the al-Buhturi school, which the delegation was supposed to visit. The delegation withdrew to the local council building.

Dozens of teachers protested in front of the Free Education Directorate in al-Atareb (30 kilometers west of Aleppo), to pressure it to give tenure for more than 1,200 teachers.

Turkish military reinforcement entered Idlib and headed toward a Turkish Army monitoring point in the al-Sarman silos area, near the city of Jarjanaz (36 kilometers south of Idlib).

In Northeastern Syria, the Special Forces Commander, Jimmy Girard, stated that the International Alliance against the Islamic State (IS) plans to increase the military and logistic support provided for the Syrian Democratic Forces in Northeastern Syria.

The construction material prices decreased in Amouda (70 kilometers north of al-Hasakah) for several reasons, such as the damage of agricultural season.

Five hundred internally displaced persons (IDPs) returned from the al-Hol and al-Sad camps in Southern Hasakah to their homes in Deir Ez-Zor and al-Hasakah, after expelling the IS from them.

In Southern Syria, hundreds of civilians fled from villages in al-Quneitra, escaping the bombing and the military campaign launched by the Syrian Government forces.

In Central Syria, the Syrian Liberation Front arrested the village of Qastoun mayor (69 kilometers northwest of Hama). The mayor attempted to return a Russian reconnaissance drone that fell in the area to the Syrian Government.

The clothing merchants of Misiaf (38 kilometers southwest of Hama) went on a strike against seizing the Turkish materials by the Syrian Government.

The Syrian Government arrested several merchants from Hama, for carrying Turkish goods in their shops.