A brief overview of the recent developments in Syria:
- Syrian troops retook Sheikh Aqil and nearby points from Turkish-led forces;
- Al-Qaeda members and the Turkish Army repelled the Syrian Army attack on Afris;
- On March 5, the Turkish Defense Ministry claimed that 184 Syrian soldiers were ‘neutralized’ during the last 24 hours;
- The Syrian Army shot down a Turkish Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat aerial vehicle near Khan Assubul;
- US-backed militants increased their military activity in the al-Tanf zone;
- Joint Turkish-Russian patrols in northeastern Syria continue;
- Israeli warplanes bombed targeted in the provinces of Homs and Quneitra.