Syrian War Daily – 27th of January 2019

Hello and welcome to the 682nd installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army and the Syrian Democratic Forces clashed on Marea, Tadef, Sheikh Issa, Harbel, and Al-Karizat fronts in northern Aleppo. According to reports, one element of the Free Syrian Army was killed and four were wounded in the clashes between the two.

Three prisoners escaped from a prison in the city of Jarabulus, after a guard helped them escape. Two individuals were arrested on charges of dealing drugs, while the third individual was accused of belonging to Yekîneyên Parastina Gel (People’s Protection Units).

Approximate situation around Manbij. Source: Suriyak


Balkh Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) seized an Afghan National Security Forces’ post in Chimtal district. Ten elements of the Afghan National Security Forces were reportedly killed and three wounded in the encounter.

Zabul Province:

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s Al-Emarah News stated that the Afghan National Security Forces withdrew from five checkpoints in Surkh Sang area of Arghandab district.


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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