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Preface  At least 67 killed and more than 70 injured in a massive ammunition depot explosion rocked Sarmada town[1] on August 12, 2018, which, according to many testimonies obtained by STJ, caused by an unexplained fire broken in it. The depot located in a residential area inside a populated building which resulted to its destruction and several nearby residential buildings which were collapsed completely over their inhabitants. The exploded depot belongs to Abu Yazan al-Masri, an HTS agent, and is one of the important arms dealers in northern Syria. He...
Syrian Regular Army forces arrested eleven persons including a woman and children from the countryside of Hama and Idleb when they returned from displacement areas towards their villages in the areas held by regular forces in “Tal Al Sultan[1]” checkpoint in Idleb during August 2018. This coincided with fines and royalty payments imposed by these forces for allowing vehicles and livestock of the returning IDPs to pass. Local activist “Manahi Al Ahmad”, who is based in Idleb countryside, told STJ on August 29th 2018 that the Syrian Regular Forces arrested eight people aged between...
Introduction The Syrian regular forces and their allies continued their military attacks against towns and cities of Idlib province during July 2018 and June ahead of that. On July 10, 11, and 12, 2018 the Syrian regular warplanes targeted towns and cities of the western countryside of Idlib such as Rami, Orom al-Joz, Bani Ezz Church, and Jisr al-Shughour countryside, causing the death and injury of many civilians as well as leaving material damage to property. The field researcher of STJ said the violent attacks came a day after a military...