US Defense Secretary James Mattis said US withdrawal from Syria would allow Syrian President Bashar Assad to “take advantage” of a resulting power “vacuum.”
ISIS terrorists carried out an ambush operation against a group of Hay’at Tahrir al Sham militants in Idlib province.
Syrian Arab Army began an operation against ISIS in desert at Sweida/Damascus border where the terrorists were earlier deported from Yarmouk Camp.
A large number of illegally detained persons are currently held in prisons located in the territories controlled by US-backed militants.
A few groups of militants hinder peace efforts in Daraa province threatening other rebels that intend to join the government offered peace plan.
The US Department of Defense (The Pentagon) admitted that the U.S.-led coalition has committed crimes of killing civilians in Syria and Iraq.
Today Syria is very close to starting the comprehensive political process with all sides involved in the internal crisis. But the political (and armed) groups operating in the North of Syria unfortunately are not ready to cooperate with Damascus.