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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 also...
On August 14, 2018, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham-HTS[1] held a public sale to sell the properties and merchandise they had seized earlier under the name "spoils", which were owned by residents of Kafriya town located in Idlib countryside, northern Syria. HTS invited everyone who wanted to attend the public sale that lasted for few hours within the town. The auction was held after the complete evacuation of the residents of al-Fu'ah and Kafriya under an agreement concluded between HTS and Iran.[2] STJ's field researcher who was present at the auction said...
The Salvation Government[1] operating in Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS[2])-controlled areas in Idlib city demanded to move the internally displaced people- who came from different parts of Syria and resided in scattered schools throughout Idlib province- to towns of Kafriya and al-Fu'ah, which were evacuated recently from all their residents, being civilians or militaries, under an agreement[3] reached between HTS and Iran on July 16, 2018.       An official statement released by the Salvation Government on August 7, 2018, attributed the reason to ask to get out...