Map. History of Syria conflict

20 March 2019
Pentagon: "U.S. Armed Forces numbering a couple hundred will remain in northeast Syria as part of a multinational force. Separately, the U.S. will maintain a presence at the At Tanf Garrison in southern Syria."
Q: "On troops in Syria, why are you reversing course". Trump: "I'm not reversing course."
A senior administration official says the U.S. is working with NATO allies to assemble an observer force of between 800 and 1,500 troops in northeast Syria.
President Trump says he is "not reversing course" in Syria despite keeping 400 U.S. troops on the ground after ordering full withdrawal in December causing resignation of his defense secretary, Jim Mattis
Turkish warplanes spotted over Jisr Al-Shughur tonight. Both Russia and Turkey have been monitoring the situation around western Idlib
In Idlib: A bombardment of the pro-Assad forces targeting the villages of Al-Khawain, Al-Tamanah, Al-Sukayk, and the road linking Al-Tamanah 'and Al-Khuwayn in the southern countryside of Idlib.
IS claims IED attack on SDF vehicle in al-Amassy district of Raqqa city
400 U.S. troops will stay behind in Syria- not 200 as the White House said last night a statement: U.S. official. Friday morning, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders called the 200 number a "rough estimate."
2000 Daesh families came out of Baghouz today. Vid by Anha shows @HeyvaKurd giving medical help to those who would have tortured, beheaded them if they had captured them. Like they beheaded Alan Henning and Peter Kassig, who both came to help the people.
Convoy of trucks from the Coalition carrying military equipment/vehicles passed through Hasakah governorate.
Six civilians were killed and two others wounded in a rocket attack on the city of Maaret al-Nu'man in southern Idlib countryside.
A-10 loaded with GBUs, Maverick and JDAM
Pro-Assad forces targeted the city of Sarmin in the eastern countryside of Idlib
3 children killed in rocket strike on Maarat Al-Numan in Eastern Idlib
Civilian casualties reported in Maarat Al-Numan as result of rocket strike by pro-Assad forces
A woman was wounded in rocket attack on Al Hawash in West Hama
A civilian was killed and others were wounded by an artillery bombardment of the Zizoun area west of Hama
Pro-Assad forces targeted Ma'arat al-Nu'man city, rural Idlib with missiles with cluster ammunition
Pro-Assad forces targeted the city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man with artillery shells.
Ammunition depot at Jorin camp exploded after being targeted by armed opposition
Two civilians were wounded by artillery shelling on the town of Zizoun, west of Hama, Syria
The opposition forces target the positions of pro-Assad forces in Jorin camp, West of Hama with GRAD missiles
Coalition patrols continue on the demarcation line in Manbij countryside.
3 week ago
Pro-Assad forces bombard the town of Jazraya in the countryside of southern Aleppo
For the second time this week people in in Al-Bab protest in solidarity with the people who are suffering under government shelling.
2 FSA members were killed, others injured as pro-Assad forces have targeted their car with Kornet ATGM West to Ltamenah town in North Hama
Convoy of Western special forces (unclear which country) heading in the opposite direction of the final battle against ISIS in Barghuz.
The shelling of agricultural land in the vicinity of the city of Latamna in the northern Hama
SDF Special Forces have rescued 1,000 more civilians from IS-captivity in al-Baghouz and brought them to safe areas. The civilians are being used as human shields by IS
AFP: About 30 trucks carrying men, women and children left the last bastion of Daesh in the Baguoz
Kurdish officials: The stay of U.S. soldiers will pressure the Syrian regime to open a serious dialogue
IS militants are besieged by the SDF fighters in tiny territory in Baguz, using civilians as a human shield. SDF comdr said after the liberation of civilians, they will completely defeat IS militants in their last stronghold
HRW is concerned about possible civilian casualties in Baghuz as the coalition blitzed the pocket with some 600 air strikes in the last month
US decision on keeping forces in Syria will motivate European countries to keep their troops also - Kurdish official
Coalition (U.S) airstrikes targeting ISIS positions in Baghouz
Pro-Assad forces shelling agricultural land east to Saraqib and Idlib-Sarmin highway with artillery
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) managed to free 3 SDF fighters from IS-captivity during ongoing military campaign in Baghouz
Lindsey Graham: statement on President @realDonaldTrump decision to leave 200 American troops in Syria.
The 200 troops would be in At-Tanf and NE Syria according to a US official and would provide unique capabilities (logistics, intelligence, surveillance, calling in airstrikes) that would encourage coalition countries (France and UK) to also keep troops in Syria to secure a safe zone
The White House: America will leave a limited peacekeeping force of 200 troops in Syria.
DOD announces that Acting SecDef Shanahan will host Turkey's Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar at the Pentagon tomorrow.
An ID card for a UK national - named "Imran Malik" - was allegedly thrown from a bus of ISIS prisoners in eastern Syria today.
A civilian was wounded by artillery shelling on the Badama area west of Idlib
3 week ago
Erdogan and Trump agreed on the joint implementation of the US decision to withdraw from Syria.
3 week ago
Erdogan and Trump discussed the latest developments in Syria and the importance of supporting the political process
3 week ago
Turkish President Erdogan spoke by phone with US President Trump.
CCTV in the Afrin city captured the moment of the car bomb explosion at noon today.
Another @coalition transport arrives in Northern Syria tonight
Pro-Assad forces in al-Mughir village shelled the village of al-Sakhr in the north-western Hama countryside.
City of Al-Lataminah hit by indiscriminate government artillery shelling today.
ISIS officially claims killing at least 15 SDF with a booby-trapped truck exploded near a bus in al-Shuhayl town near Deirezzor. Local sources say this attack was carried out by undercover IS cells from refugee camps in Deir Ezzor area
N. Syria: FSA Security forces announced the capture of an element belonging to Al-Quds Brigade at a checkpoint near the town of Akhtarin (N. Aleppo).
3 week ago
3 members of FSA "National guard" were killed in Ghandurah in Eastern Aleppo while attempting to dismantle a car bomb
Pro-Assad forces targeting Saraqib in the eastern Idlib countryside with missiles
3 week ago
A car bomb was detonated after it was uncovered by the security services in Ghandoura, Jarabulus countryside
Video: The Civil Defense Team vehicle targeted north of Aleppo as they were heading to site of previous shelling
A civilian was killed and others wounded by artillery shelling by pro-Assad forces on the town of Shariah in the countryside of Hama
French jihadist Fabien Clain, linked to November 13 attacks in Paris, killed in Syria (France Info news)
Statement from the Syrian Civil Defense on the military escalation in Northern Syria
2 killed in car bomb explosion in Afrin, including a girl, many others wounded
Huge portrait of Ocelan in the mountains of Afrin, bombed by Turkish drones last year, has been replaced by portrait of Erdogan
Fabien Clain was killed yesterday afternoon during an air strike in Baghouz, the last bastion of the Daesh in Syria
Al-Raqqa: A roadside bomb targeted SDF patrol south of the city center
Pro-Assad forces have shelled Ash Shariah village and Qaalat Al-Madiq town in Western Hama countryside
Long queues of oil tankers and other cargo trucks at Umm Al Julud, a 'border' town between Turkey-backed armed groups and SDF controlled areas, north-west of Manbij Syria. Satellite imagery from February 2, 2019
SOHR monitor: more than 260 IS (foreign) members in the farms between Baghuz and east bank, and in tunnels, refuse to surrender to SDF, and prefer to fight to the end.
One dead and 10 injured in a car bomb explosion in the city of Afrin in North Aleppo
15 people were killed and dozens wounded in a car bomb explosion in the town of Al-Shuhail in the eastern suburb of Deir Ez-Zor
An explosion targeted a van of workers of Omar's Oil-Well near of Shheel town East DeirEzZor.
Car bomb explosion in Afrin. Reports of dead and injured.
Afrin: A violent explosion in the city of Afrin near Dirsem Hospital, believed to be the result of a car bomb
More than ten people, including children, were injured when a car bomb exploded near Dersem Hospital in the center of Afrin
An explosion near Dersem Hospital in the center of Afrin city in northern Aleppo
Many killed and wounded when a car bomb exploded in the village of Al Shahil in Deir Ez-Zur
The last group of ISIS militants are mainly holed up at Hawi al-Dandal, they are ~120 elements, using ~100 civilian as a human shields, and they are led by an Iraqi terrorist. the SDF have evacuated by trucks on yesterday a group of civilians and ISIS surrendering elements/families.3 week ago
The last group of ISIS militants are mainly holed up at Hawi al-Dandal, they are ~120 elements, using ~100 civilian as a human shields, and they are led by an Iraqi terrorist. the SDF have evacuated by trucks on yesterday a group of civilians and ISIS surrendering elements/families.
Two Coalition (U.S) attack helicopters soaring the skies over the town of al-Baghouz, looking for ISIS targets.
Damage in Al Zahra town after artillery shelling
3 week ago
Speaking at a meeting in London, Ilham Ahmed, a top executive of the SDF/SDC said they have informed the UK government that they can take back the UK nationals under the SDF custody in Syria including Shamima Begum.
Video: SDF blowing up ISIS car bomb at Baghuz
Pro-Assad forces targeting Biyanun village in Northern Aleppo with Elephant rockets
SDF spokesman Bali: "SDF is not authorized to release any person. Those who have been on the front lines are being is handed over to the security institutions in Northern Syria. These institutions themselves take all actions against the detained persons"
3 week ago
The Commission for Public and Political Relations in Al-Rikban Camp says that the goal of the Assad government and Russia to open "safe" corridors is to bring the people into the "reconciliation trap." The Commission: Reconciliations and Settlements with the Regime of residents of the camp were subjected to "death, arbitrary detention or forced conscription"
SAA Combing operation in Homs-Deir ez-Zur continues  the area between T3 and T2 was reportedly successfully combed.3 week ago
SAA Combing operation in Homs-Deir ez-Zur continues the area between T3 and T2 was reportedly successfully combed.
Syria's democratic forces: civilians still did not leave the last Daash pocket at Baguz in eastern Syria
Residents flee southern Idlib countryside due to continued shelling of pro-Assad forces
March of "Free Syrian Police" in Afrin after completing its training
The Artillery Battalion of Jihadi group Ansar al-Tawheed targets Nubl and al-Zahraa with Volcano rockets and a Gvozdika to avenge the pro-Assad forces shelling of the captured areas Aleppo
3 week ago
Pro-Assad forces shelling Al Huwayz and Al Sharia villages in Western Hama with mortars
2 killed in Sharia town in Ghab Plains, West Hama cause of missile strike
Building caught fire in Khan Shaykhun as result of shelling
Artillery shelling and highly explosive rocket attacks are targeting civilian houses in Anadan and Hayan towns north of Aleppo. WhiteHelmets' teams are responding to the affected areas
Opposition forces shelled Al Zahra town with rockets, West Aleppo
Pro-Assad forces shelling Kafr Zayta in Northern Idlib countryside
3 week ago
The head of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence, Major General Jamil Hassan, is seeking medical assistance inside of Lebanon.
Number of artillery shells targeted the town of Khan Shaykhun, only material damage
Inherent Resolve:[email protected] commander, Gen. Votel and senior enlisted advisor, CSM Thetford, visited military members who are deployed with CJTFOIR, supporting the SDF and ISF as they clear the last remaining pockets of ISIS from the MERV and prevent them from fleeing into Iraq.
Idlib: An intense flight of Russian warplanes over southern countryside
Idlib: pro-Assad forces shelling Khuwayn with artillery shells
Pro-Assad forces shelling Anadan in North Aleppo
Iraqi intelligence carries out a security operation inside Syria and arrest leaders of Daash
3 week ago
UK rehomes some 100 Syria White Helmets and family members
Ten trucks transport ISIS fighters, families to Iraq: local mayor
U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces hand over more than 150 Iraqi and foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq - military sources
Casualties in infiltration attempt on Ltamenah frontline
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