The militia of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) has recently completed the construction of trenches and embankments in areas surrounding the town of Manbij in northern Syria, Anadolu news agency revealed on Wednesday. It said that the PYD militia has recently begun receiving training from the PKK terrorist group to “defend” the town. The agency published satellite imagery showing locations of the trenches. It pointed out that the PYD militia…
A rights group said that the Assad regime is responsible for the overwhelming majority of civilian deaths in Syria, indicating that Assad's forces have killed civilians many times more than those who were killed by the ISIS and Al-Qaeda extremist groups. In a new report on civilian casualties in Syria, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that it compiled a list of up to 222,114 civilians who have…
The Assad regime forces have detained dozens of civilians in the villages and towns of eastern rural Deir Ezzor who have recently returned to their homes following moths of displacement due to fighting in the region. According to local media outlets, the Assad regime’s Military Security branch on Friday set up checkpoints in the town of Albuleil and the village of Zabari in eastern rural Deir Ezzor and detained about…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) pointed out that the Russian jets committed a massacre in the town of Jisr al-Shughour in rural Idlib claiming the lives of five children in September. It noted that the fewer massacres have been committed in September than any other month since the beginning of 2018. In a report published on Friday, the Network said that it recorded only two massacres in Syrian…
The Assad regime’s security forces raided civilian homes, shops, and public markets in southern rural Damascus and northern rural Homs, rounding up dozens of young men to forcibly recruit them in the military forces. Local activists said that the Assad regime’s Military Security carried out an arrest campaign in the towns and villages of Rural Damascus countryside, some of which are covered by the forced settlement agreements that were reached…
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