The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The regime forces shell the west of Salamiyah and clashes in areas in Yarmouk Basin and shelling renews on Idlib and Jisr Al-Shughur countryside

Hama Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the regime forces shelled after the midnight of Wednesday – Thursday, areas in the western countryside of Salamiyah city, in the eastern countryside of Hama, and no information about injuries was reported.


Idlib Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the warplanes carried out raids after the midnight of Wednesday – Thursday, on areas in Saraqeb town in the eastern countryside of Idlib, which caused material damage, without information about casualties so far, while areas in Bdama town and the outskirts of Al-Najiyeh village in Jisr Al-Shughur countryside, were shelled by the regime forces yesterday just before the midnight.


Daraa Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: clashes took place after the midnight of Wednesday – Thursday, in the area of Kherbet Yabla, in the area of Yarmouk Basin in the western countryside of Daraa, between members of Jaysh Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed which swore Allegiance to the “Islamic State” organization against the rebel and Islamic factions, following an attack by the former on positions of the latter, amid exchange of targeting, but no information about casualties was reported.


In the same context, the silence has been prevailing the Syrian South since last night, within the American-Russian-Jordanian agreement, which was put in effect on the 9th of July 2017, in which the SOHR documented new violations yesterday, as clashes took place in the area of Al-Qaeda Al-Mahjoura near Al-Tariq Al-Harbi in Daraa countryside, between the regime forces against the factions, in addition to rocket shelling by the regime forces targeted areas in Daraa city, and targeting by heavy machineguns to Al-Naimah town to the east of the city.


It is noteworthy that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 9th of July 2017, that the regional-international agreement went into effect in three provinces of southern Syria, namely Daraa, Al-Quneitra and Al-Suwaidaa, at 12 pm today, the 9th of July 2017. The SOHR has observed so far that calm is prevailing the provinces of southern Syria and no violations of the truce have been reported so far although the few moments that preceded its implementation witnessed the firing of several shells by the regime forces on faction-controlled areas in Daraa but no casualties have been reported so far.


This American-Russian-Jordanian agreement that includes three provinces of southern Syria came after violent battles during the last few weeks between the factions active there and the regime forces and their allied militiamen. where in al-Suwaidaa province there are Jaysh al-Asha’er, Ahmad al-Abdu Forces and Jaysh Usud al-Sharqiyyah, while the southern factions which supported by regional and international parties in Daraa Province, while in Al-Quneitra Province there are Jabhat Thowwar Syria, al-Ezz Brigades and Al-Furqan Brigades, while in Yarmouk Basin area in the western countryside of Daraa is controlled by Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid who swore allegiance to the “Islamic State” Organization.