Syrian War Daily – 12th of August 2019

Hello and welcome to the 879th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates:


The Free Syrian Army executed two individuals on charges of assassinating commander Hussein Amin (Abu Ali Taksi) in the town of Jarabulus in northeast Aleppo. The two individuals reportedly confessed to cooperating with the Kursish militia Yekîneyên Parastina Gel (People’s Protection Units) and assassinating Amin.

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


The Syrian Army reportedly made minor advances against rebels on Kabani front by capturing Mount Zuwayqat in northeastern Latakia governorate.

Map of territorial control around Kabani town. Source: Peter Bucci


Paktia Province:

Afghan National Security Forces reportedly killed 11 members of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban) in Golan village of Zurmat district.


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


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