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Introduction  Attacks on medical facilities and workers in Syria’s north and west increased during August 2018, as on August 30, 2018, the head doctor of the Surgical Specialist Hospital in Idlib city "Hussam Dubais" was abducted by unknown masked men from the building where he lives and been took to an unknown location, where he was tortured and brutally beaten before being released after two hours. On August 2, 2018, heavily armed militias of the Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham/HTS stormed the Uday al-Hussein hospital in Saraqib city, and assaulted members of the medical staff, in order...
  Russian and Syrian jets hammered 8 schools in Hama and Idlib injuring many civilians, including children, on September 4 to 10, according to witnesses.         According to the Free Idlib Education Directorate, the schools were attacked with cluster munitions and resulted in the injury of six civilians including two pupils.   Remnants of a cluster bomb allegedly targeted Jarjanaz on September 10, 2018.  Photo credit: Maara Media Center           According to the same source,...
Two hospitals in Hama and another in Idlib were rendered inoperable as a result of the Syrian regular forces and Russian suspected warplanes’ bombarded with barrel bombs, as the main entrance of Nabd al-Hayat Hospital in Hass town, Idlib was hit on September 8, 2018, resulting in the damage to some vehicles and medical equipment, fires, injuries and led medical staff to transfer patients to another medical point, as reported by STJ field researcher.        The Free Idlib Health Directorate of the Syrian Interim Government issued a statement, on the targeting of Nabd al-Hayat Hospital,...