Syrian War Daily – 22nd of November 2018

Hello and welcome to the 616th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:

Aleppo:

Al-Jaysh al-Watani al-Suri (Syrian National Army) conducted security operations in the city of Al-Rai in northern Aleppo. The operations concluded with 17 wanted individuals surrendering to the military police, while around seven wanted individuals fled from the area, with reports that some of them went to Idlib governorate.

Unknown gunmen killed an element of the Turkey-backed Free Police in front of his house in the village of Sheikh Rih, east of Azaz.

Deir al-Zour:

Syrian Democratic Forces repelled an Islamic State’s attack north of Hajin. Reports claimed that around 17 elements of the Islamic State were killed in the failed attack.

Islamic State reportedly executed two civilians on the charges of cooperating with the CJTF-OIR and the Syrian Democratic Forces in the village of Al-Shifa in eastern Deir al-Zour. The executed individuals allegedly provided the CJTF-OIR with coordinations of Islamic State’s military headquarters in the locality.

Approximate situation in eastern Deir al-Zour. Source: SyriaInfo

Damascus:

Syrian Arab Army arrested four former commanders of the Free Syrian Army’s Al-Liwa al-Awl (1st Brigade); Abu al-Tayeb, Moro, Abu Mahjoob, and Abu Fuad al-Habashi in Barzeh district of Damascus. The arrested commanders were reportedly transferred to Harasta. Reports claimed that the Syrian Arab Army arrested the commanders after founding a quantity of weapons in a basement in Barzeh district.

Afghanistan

Faryab Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) overran an Afghan National Army’s post in Baish Qara area of Almar district. Seven elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed in the encounter. Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seized an RPG launcher and four assault rifles from the post.

Kunduz Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 16 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Archi (Dasht-e Archi) district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Approximate situation in Kunduz province, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Afganistan Bülteni

Logar Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 19 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and destroyed three vehicles in Azra district, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Badghis Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ambushed a large Afghan National Security Forces’ convoy in Qala i Naw district. According to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News, 30 elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were killed and 40 wounded, as well as three supply trucks and three armored vehicles destroyed in the ambush.

Ghazni Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers wounded four elements of the Afghan National Army in Ghazni district.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces killed five elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Nahri Saraj district.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s snipers killed and wounded four elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in Loy Manda, Parchawi, and Chah Injir areas of Nad Ali district.

Approximate situation in Helmand province, HD version of this map can be found here. Source: Afganistan Bülteni

CJTF-OIR:

CJTF-OIR announced a change in their publishing policy. Now one strike report will be published each week on Mondays.

Amaq Agency:

Other:

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