- A car bomb explosion was reported in the town of Manbij late on December 26. At least one person was reportedly injured;
- Syrian Army reinforcements were recently deployed southwest of Manbij. This development is reportedly linked to an expected deal between the SDF and Damascus in the area;
- The SDF claims that at least 236 ISIS members were killed in the recent clashes and US-led coalition airstrikes in the area of Hajin;
- Militants claim that at least 20 Syrian Army soldiers were killed in their recent attack in northern Latakia. Pro-government sources deny this claiming that the attack was successfully repelled.