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Preface: On Saturday, October 21, 2017, Army of Islam[1] could forcibly imposed its control on the Civil Registry Directorate in Duma, in the wake of entering a group of security personnel into the city's local council headquarters and the announcement  of transferring the Civil Registry from the powers of the local council to the powers of the police headquarters[2] in Damascus and its countryside, which actually follow Army of Islam. According to Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ reporter, what happened provoked angry reactions inside and...
On November 8, 2017, several cities and towns in Eastern Ghouta, located in Damascus countryside, witnessed a military escalation by Syrian regular forces and its allies. Syrian regular warplanes launched approximately 19 airstrikes on towns and cities of Arbin, Saqba, Hamouriya and Douma; the most-severe raids was that targeted Harasta city[1], where warplanes dropped rockets loaded with incendiary materials (similar to incendiary napalm), as a few eyewitnesses and residents of the city confirmed to Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ reporter.   Ahmad Jalal, a resident of Harasta, who was...
Veiled gunmen attacked Dr. Nu’man al-Fawal, from Duma city, while he was at his ranch on the outskirts of Duma that is held by the Army of Islam’s[1], at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, 9 November 2017. The attackers fired live bullets at him after beating him severely, necessitating his transfer to the intensive care unit in a city hospital. According to Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ reporter, the police station of the Army of Islam in Duma has ignored the case, arguing that the attacked person and his family have not...