FSA and rebel groups took control of strategic positions near the Hama-Mahreda road, cutting off the Assad regime’s supply lines to northern rural Hama. A commander in the FSA-affiliated Ezza Army on Wednesday said that they have captured the villages of Alsheer, Sobeen, and Safouh hill located near the Hama-Mahreda road as well as the village of Majdal and Beijo hill. The latest rebel and FSA gains came after they…
The provincial council in the town of Albab in northern rural Aleppo said that they opened the first field hospital in the town after the FSA fully captured it from ISIS in late February. The medical office said that the opening of the hospital came as a temporary solution as all hospitals in the town were put out of action as a result of the fighting between the FSA groups…
FSA groups have driven ISIS out of wide areas in the Syrian Desert following a major offensive that was launched on Saturday, activists said. The ISIS positions that fell to the FSA groups in the area, also known as the Hamad Desert, included Zaza checkpoint, Alsees Mount, Bayar checkpoint, Makhoul checkpoint, Makhoul hill, and Reesha dam. The gains were part of the first phase of the offensive, activists added. The…
The Assad regime’s airstrikes on the headquarters of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in the city of Idlib on February constitute a war crime by intentionally targeting humanitarian relief objects and humanitarian relief personnel, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said in a report released on Monday. Given the building’s longstanding use as a SARC headquarters and the fact that it was identifiable from the air due to…
A total of 488 people have been killed in Syria since the ceasefire agreement was announced in Syria on December 29, a rights group has said. The victims included over 107 children and 56 women. In its 8th report documenting the violations of the ceasefire, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that it has documented at least 533 truce violations in the period between December 29 and February…
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