- Turkey has allegedly ordered its proxies to withdraw from a frontline near Manbij;
- The Syrian Arab Army has not enered and will not enter the town of Manbij itself, according to representatives of the Manbij Military Council of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF);
- Clashes between the SDF and ISIS continued in the town of al-Shafah in the Euphrates Valley;
- Syrian intelligence services have eliminated a prominent al-Qaeda members in Daraa province;
- Late on December 30, Russian firgter jets allegedly intercepted an Israeli spy plane off Lebanese coast.