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Sultan Murad Division members torture journalist during detention in Afrin; Syrian government advances in IS areas in al-Suwayda

Editing: Amena Riyad |
TranslationEditor: Farah Nassif |
Translation: Glory Jabr
Publication date: 2018/11/12 19:11

Turkey -SMART

Activists published photos showing visible torture marks on the body of Serious and bluish bruises on his legs and one of his eyes.

On Monday, students in the governorate of Aleppo complained about the lack of textbooks, as the number of students in the governorate reached more than 400 thousand.

The student, Rama Kanjo at al-Aqsa Primary School in the city of Azaz, said that the students and teachers suffer from the lack of textbooks to study. Rama called for speeding up the delivery of textbooks.

On Monday, a car bomb exploded near the Military Police headquarters in the city of Jarabulus, 100 kilometers northeast of Aleppo, Northern Syria, killing a civilian and injuring others.

The Secretary-General of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Nazir al-Hakim, denies all reports from meeting with the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) Commander Abu Muhammad al-Julani in the Idlib governorate, Northern Syria.

Al-Hakim's statement came after the Syria business tycoon, Firas Tlass, posted on Facebook, "Nazir al-Hakeem, who is a former Muslim Brotherhood leader, entered the Idlib countryside and met with al-Julani," adding that al-Hakim discussed Russian and Turkish propositions sent to the HTS.

The Syrian government forces advanced in the Islamic State (IS) area of Tallol al-Safa, east of the al-Suwayda, Southern Syria.

A girl killed her father in a town in Northern al-Suwayda, and claimed that he was trying to rape her.

Local sources reported that a girl in the secondary school shot her father in the town of Ariqa (21 kilometers north of al-Suwayda), killing him, then fled to her grandparents' home.

The administration of the Semalka crossing of the Kurdish Autonomous Administration in the governorate of al-Hasakah, Northeastern Syria, said that thousands of people enter the region through the crossing every month.

The director of relations at the Semalka crossing, Baz Ahmed, reported that about 10 thousand people who hold European and Iraqi residence enter the areas controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Northern and Northeastern Syria, through the crossing on the Syrian-Iraqi border.

Unknown persons killed a member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) by shooting him near the city of Deir al-Zor, Eastern Syria.

Local sources reported that on Monday, civilians found the body of a SDF member, called Mahbub al-Sabti, near the area of al-Hawi in the village of al-Roz east of Deir al-Zor. The sources added that unknown persons shot six bullets in his chest and two in his head.

The IS blocked the implementation of an agreement with the SDF east of Deir al-Zor.

On Nov. 8, civilians and fighters of the SDF reached an agreement with the state IS to release prisoners and hand over bodies in return for allowing trucks of food and medical supplies to access its controlled areas in Eastern Deir al-Zor.

Political and international news:

On Monday, the Syrian photographer Amer al-Muhibani, known as Omar al-Shami, announced that he won the French Varenne Award for World News.

Al-Muhibani received the award for a photo showing a wounded boy puts a piece of cloth on his wound in the field hospital of Zamalka town, east of Damascus.