The Free Syrian Army (FSA) militants have blocked all the roads from Yarmouk valley in Daraa province, effectively banning civilians from leaving the area that is controlled by Jaysh Khaled bin al-Walid, a jihadi group loyal to ISIS.
A kidnapping incident in the part of Daraa province under opposition control caused an uproar among the local citizens, who demanded the militants to deal with the chaotic security situation in the area.
The opposition Daraa Council has announced that it will refrain from contact with the Red Crescent and the Red Cross humanitarian organisations, blaming them for co-operating with the Syrian authorities.
In recent days east Daraa province has witnessed a series of attacks on militants of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group (HTS), the last target being an HTS Sharia judge Yahya al-Qaysi.
As a series of abductions and assassination hits the Daraa province in southern Syria, the locals blame armed opposition groups for spread of chaos in the area. In recent weeks several people have been abducted throughout Daraa, including Tel Shahab, Al-Yadoudiya, Kharab Al-Shahm, Al-Ajami and other areas. In some cases the abductors have demanded ransom,…
In Daraa, Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions have suspended the offensive against Jaysh Khaled bin al-Walid, a jihadi group affiliated with ISIS.
Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions launched an offensive against the ISIS-affiliated Jaysh Khaled bin al-Walid in Western Daraa province. The offensive labeled “Battle of the Conquerors” was supported by Israeli missile strikes on Jaysh Khaled bin al-Walid positions in the area.