More than 800 rocket shells target Muthallath al-Mawt in conjunction with a violent attack by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them and controlling a town in al-Quneitra Province
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them starting a violent attack on Muthallath al-Mawt (triangle of death) area, in which areas at the far northwest of Daraa intertwin with areas of the countryside of Quneitra, where violent clashes are taking place against the factions operating in the area since the dawn of Sunday, the 15th of July 2018, where regime’s attack coincides with an insane shelling support, which targeted by more than 800 artillery and rocket shells areas in al-Tiha, Kafr Nasej, Aqraba, al-Mal, Tal al-Mal, and MasHara and its hill since the dawn of today until this moment, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the regime forces were able through their attacks –which were accompanied by violent rocket shelling– to advance and control MasHara town and points at its outskirts and surroundings, which is located in the mid-sector countryside of al-Quneitra, but no information about casualties due the insane shelling and clashes in the area at the moment.
The Syrian Observatory published yesterday, Saturday, that the province of Daraa is witnessing continuation of the negotiations and consultations to reach a final solution about Al-Harrah town and its strategic hill which is the highest hill in Daraa province, and which the regime forces lost their control on it in early October 2014, and the Syrian Observatory monitored the continuation of negotiation about the entry of the regime forces to Nawa city, the raising of the regime’s flags and the return of the government institutions to work in the city which is the last one out of the regime’s control, and the advancement of the regime forces will manage them to encircle the enclave which is under the control of Jaysh Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed which pledges allegiance to the “Islamic State” organization, in the west of Daraa, after the handover of weapons in Daraa city, Inkhil city, Jasim town and other areas in Daraa countryside, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that logistic procedures are still obstructing the start of displacing those who refuse the agreement with the regime and the Russians, where it is expected that the first batch will be displaced from Daraa to the Syrian north in the next 48 hours.
And intersected sources confirmed hours ago, that there are disagreements between the party rejecting al-Hara city’s agreement and the other party that accepted the “reconciliation and settlement”, which prompted the factions that refused the agreement to strengthen their presence in the hill of al-Hara, which is the highest one in Daraa Province, which got out of the control of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them in an attack back in early October 2014, after an attack by Jabhat al-Nusra (al-Qaida organization in the Levant) and the rebel and Islamic factions, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the conflict is taking place between both parties in al-Hara area, in order to reach a complete solution about the area, while the military forces which are in control of the hill are trying to keep the factions away of it, amid fears among the people from shelling that may target the town, after the shelling after midnight of yesterday on the town by the regime forces, which caused material damage.
This tension in al-Hara town coincides with handing over the heavy weapons by the factions working in Inkhil city, which have joined the “reconciliation” and regime forces’ controlled areas, where the heavy weapons are being handed over, after the factions of Daraa handed over their weapons today, Saturday, while other areas are preparing to carry out the process of handing over the heavy weapons to the regime forces, based on the agreement that included all Daraa Province, and the individual agreements which were made with each area on its own, and after that, the staff will enter and the government institutions of the regime will be reactivated, also the intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the regime forces are currently establishing their moral-presence through the flags, banners, and adding areas to its control, while most of its members and forces are withdrawing from towns and villages in the eastern countryside of Daraa, towards a single gathering destination, amid the continuation of looting by members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them in the houses, private, and public property, and moving them to other areas, where many houses are being looted in front of their owners in a clear turn-of-a-blind-eye by the Russians on the abuses and violations that are taking place, the sources told the Syrian Observatory that the regime forces continue their lootings and raids in houses; searching for wanted people to be arrested and taken to their detentions, despite the Russian guarantee that they would not be interfered-with by the regime forces and their allies, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored fighters of the factions in Daraa city and its vicinity handing over their heavy and medium-sized weapons to the regime based on the agreement reached yesterday in Daraa city, also the regime forces are trying to reach agreement with the rest of the towns that still under the faction’s control in the vicinity of Yarmouk Basin, in order to secure their areas of presence in the vicinity of the areas that are controlled by Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid which swore allegiance to the “Islamic State” Organization, in order to initiat a broad military action that aims to control areas of Yarmouk Basin, which are 7.2% of the size of the area of Daraa Province, where the regime forces are working on carrying out consultations with dignitaries and representatives of the remaining towns in the vicinity of the areas mentioned above, to reach an agreement just like the other agreements in Daraa Province, by which the regime forces controlled tens of villages, towns, and cities expanding their control to 84.4% of Daraa Province, the Syrian Observatory also published this morning that he Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored several explosions after midnight of yesterday shook the northern countryside of Daraa, they were caused by shelling by the regime forces on areas in al-Hara town and its surroundings, which caused material damage but no information about casualties, also the Syrian Observatory learned that the shelling came after the fail to reach an agreement between representatives of al-Hara town and between the regime and the Russians, about the fate of the town, which is located next to the highest hill in Daraa province, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored in the past 24 hours, the entry of the regime forces to Inkhil city in the northern countryside of Daraa city, after a “reconciliation” agreement that was reached through meetings which took place between representatives of the towns and between the regime, where members of the regime forces and police have entered the area according to this agreement, thus, and according to these separated agreements, more towns are included within the controlled areas of the regime forces in Daraa province, which have been expanded since the 19th of July 2018, the date of starting the regime’s military operation supported by Russia in Daraa province, which led to imposing their control over tens of towns and villages.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published last Wednesday that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored an Israeli targeting of an object flying in the skies of the Syrian Golan, where an Israeli missile was seen targeting the body that the sources confirmed was a drone flying in the sky of the area, and at the same time the Russian warplanes and regime’s helicopters target areas controlled by Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid, and the Syrian Observatory published that it monitored that military reinforcements have been brought to Al-Quneitra countryside, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; tens of vehicles and armored vehicles as well as hundreds of soldiers, were seen heading towards Al-Quneitra countryside, where they moved to the contact areas with the rebel and Islamic factions, in Al-Quneitra countryside, as a part of mobilization by the regime forces to start a military operation which is expected to be launched in the next days in Al-Quneitra countryside against the factions operating in the area, where the regime forces try to impose their military power again on Al-Quneitra countryside and the entire Syrian South, or to reach a “settlement and reconciliation” with the fighters operating in Al-Quneitra countryside.