Syrian War Daily – 29th of November 2018

Hello and welcome to the 623rd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


Yekîneyên Parastina Gel’s (People’s Protection Units) Media Center stated that two elements of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army were killed in an operation conducted by the group in Afrin region. Full statement by the Media Center;

Within the scope of the second phase of the Resistance of the Age in occupied Afrin, our forces continue to carry out successful military operations against the invader Turkish army and its mercenary allies.

On November 23rd, one of our units carried out an action in the Kafr Safre village of Afrin’s Jinderese district, targeting the terrorists of the Ahrar al-Sham mercenary faction. As a result, two terrorists were killed. One of them was identified as Abu Sitef al-Homsi.


Approximate situation in northern Aleppo. Source: Syrian Civil War Map


Improvised explosive device wounded two civilians in the village of Al-Mzeira, west of Al-Salamiyah.


Syrian Arab News Agency stated that the Syrian Arab Army’s air defenses engaged and downed hostile targets over Al-Kiswa region in southern Damascus.


Faryab Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (Taliban) Al-Emarah News stated that 13 elements of the Afghan Local Police defected to the group in Chichakto and Qazalso areas of Qaysar district.

Ghazni Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 11 elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and destroyed a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in Giro district.

Urozgan Province:

Two elements of the Afghan National Police surrendered to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Khas Urozgan and Chinartu districts.

Helmand Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 28 and wounded seven elements of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well as destroyed four vehicles and five fighting positions in Gamrsir, Sangin, Marjah, and Nahri Saraj districts, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s improvised explosive device destroyed an Afghan National Army’s armored personnel carrier in Parchawi area of Nad Ali district.

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


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

Amaq Agency:


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