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      An IED and a car bomb blasts occurred simultaneously on June 21, 2018, near the Carlton Hotel in Idlib city[1], targeting one of the Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham/HTS[2] headquarters, which resulted in 43 casualties dead or wounded. This targeting is the second in the same month, as the Islamic State, also known as ISIL, previously targeted another headquarters of HTS, located in the Preserves Factory, west of the city, on June 13, 2018.   In an interview with STJ, on June 21, 2018, the...
Local sources assured STJ that 14 civilians were arrested and 1 executed by the Syrian regular forces during May and June 2018, near Tell Sultan crossing east of Idlib Governorate, while returning from areas of displacement west of Idlib to their villages in the east, which were retook by the Regime as a result of the recent military operation[1] that ended in the latter’s full control over the eastern countryside of Idlib, after the withdrawal of the Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham/HTS along with the Free Syrian Army factions.
In May and early June 2018, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham[1] (HTS) executed two persons and arrested others in Dana city located in Idlib, on charges of links to the Islamic State organization (ISIS). The incident occurred after a series of bombings hit the city, followed by curfew imposed by elements of HTS and the occurrence of other explosions after the curfew, local sources confirmed to STJ. On 19 May, HTS had executed four persons in Idlib city for the same charge and launched a campaign of arrests. STJ published...