- Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) has launched a fresh series of attacks on Turkish-backed militants in northwestern Syria. Now, the main area of attacks is southern Idlib – Rai al-Naqir, Abdeen, Arinba, Trimla, Safwan and Maaret-Naaman;
- The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) claimed that their members had prevented an infiltration attempt by ISIS in the city of Raqqah;
- The SDF claimed that its forces had captured 33 new positions from ISIS in the Euphrates Valley. However, in fact, the SDF progress against ISIS in the area has been slowed down significantly.
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