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Turkey and Russia agree borders of Idlib demilitarized zone; dozens of people demonstrate against Syrian government in Northern Syria

Editing: Raed Borhan |
TranslationEditor: Farah Nassif |
Translation: Nouha Salti

Local and field news:

For the third week on a row, dozens of people demonstrated in the cities and towns of Aleppo and Idlib, Northern Syria and Hama, Central Syria. The demonstrators demanded to overthrow the Syrian government.  

On Friday, a Syrian government sniper killed a Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighter near the city of al-Bab (38 kilometers east of Aleppo).

The Syrian government forces bombed the city of al-Bab, 38 kilometers east of Aleppo, Northern Syria, injuring dozens of internally displaced persons. The bombing coincided with clashes between the Syrian government forces and the FSA in the nearby city of Tadif.    

A young man killed his father in the Syrian government-controlled al-Ashrafiah neighborhood in the city of Aleppo.  

Unknown shooters killed a man affiliated with the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in the city of Sarmin, 8 kilometers east of Idlib, Northern Syria.  

Clashes between two families in the town Hass in Idlib killed a civilian. Earlier, the two families clashed in the same area.  

Hospitals of the village of Atma (80 kilometers north of Idlib) in the Syrian-Turkish border area documented 140 malnutrition cases in camps due to the lack of food and medical care, in addition to the increased number of internally displaced persons.   

The Islamic State (IS) detained nine Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) members, including women, from the village of Baghoz al-Foqani of the city of Abou Kamal (120 kilometers east of Deir al-Zor).   

The IS killed several SDF members after the IS members attacked near the city of Abou Kamal.  

Members from the Kurdish People's Protection Units clashes with locals from the village of al-Khalidiah, north of the city of al-Raqqa, killing a civilian.

Student of the secondary and high school in the village of Flitah in the Eastern al-Qalamun area, Eastern Damascus, complained about not having started school year until now.

International and political news:

On Friday, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said that the borders of the demilitarized zone to be set up in Syria’s Idlib region were agreed in meetings with a Russian committee.  

The borders were agreed to take into account the area’s geographical structure and residential areas, it said, adding that the meetings were held between Sept. 19-21 at Turkey’s defense ministry.