Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Damascus Province: A loud explosion was heard in the Old Damascus area resulting from fall of a mortar shell onto Al Amara Al Jewaneyyi area. Several mortar shells struck areas in the neighborhood of Al Aqbayya and onto places in Al Qassa’ and Al Tejara areas leading to injure some people.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Monday 11/08/2014, approximately 151 people killed in Syria. The dead : 59 civilians, 19 rebels, 20 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 18 NDF, 21 Regular forces, 13 unknown rebels, 3 non-Syrian fighters allied to the regular forces , 2 ISIS.
11 August 2014 Firat News: Maxmur area entirely cleansed of gangs:
The Maxmur (Makhmour) Resistance Forces yesterday recaptured the town of Maxmur and surrounding villages from ISIS gangs following a counter attack.
While weapons and ammunition abandoned by the gangs was collected, residents began to return to their homes.
Following an operation launched yesterday by the Maxmur Resistance Forces consisting of the HPG-YJA STAR, Peshmerga and militia, this morning was calm after 5 days of fighting. Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights : Aleppo province: barrels bombardment on al-Ma’adi neighborhood in Aleppo city yesterday, led to death of 13 people and wounded no less than 17 others, in addition to material damages in the civilians property.
al-Quneitra province: no less than 12 including 5 children, a woman and a teenager, were killed while 23 were wounded, by aerial bombardment on al-Raqqa city which is under control by ISIS, the bombardment targeted al=Mashlab and al-Bado
Hama province: 5 civilians killed in Hama yesterday, including 2 men from Hama city tortured to death in regime prisons.
a man killed by aerial bombardment on the road between Helfaia and Taiba al-Emam, a man and a child killed by regime’s bombardment on al-Jadida village .
warplanes opened heavy machine-gun fire on al-Latamina town, led to death of a young man and a girl, and wounded no less than 5 others. Read more
Memorandum of Understanding between the National Coordination Body for Democratic Change in Syria – NCB and the Change and Liberation Front
The National Coordination Body for Democratic Change in Syria – NCB and the Change and Liberation Front seek to build a broad political coalition at home and abroad to face current and future needs. The aim of both parties is to create comprehensive grassroots change, which means the transition from the current authoritarian regime to a democratic pluralistic system within a democratic civil State based on the principle of equal citizenship to all Syrians regardless of their ethnic, religious and sectarian identities. This political democratic system will ensure the best conditions and environment for various social components to bloom and prosper, and on the road to this goal both parties commit themselves to the political negotiating solution that began its path in Geneva, with support from international guarantees for the process and the outcome of future negotiations as a means to achieve this goal on the basis of the Geneva Communique which has the acceptance of internal, Arab, regional and international parties as a basis for any negotiating process. Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Saturday 09/08/2014, approximately 200 people killed in Syria. The dead : 59 civilians, 22 rebels, 37 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 21 NDF, 30 Regular forces, 13 unknown rebels, 3 non-Syrian fighters allied to the regular forces , 14 ISIS.
Firat News: Arabs in the front line with YPG
Arab youths from the Shammar tribe have been fighting in the front line with the YPG in clashes with ISIS gangs in the town of Rabia on the border of West Kurdistan (Rojava) since the beginning of August.
After the YPG liberated the town of Til Kocher from ISIS gangs on the West Kurdistan-Mosul border on 26 November 2013, the Arab and Kurdish population returning to the town have played an active role in defending the town in the YPG, YPJ and Asayish (police) forces.
Many youths from the Arab Shammar tribe represented in Til Kocher by Ehmedi Deham are in the ranks of the YPG. These young people received around 9 months training, and have since 2 August been in the front line in Rabia fighting against ISIS gangs. Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Wednesday 06/08/2014, approximately 162 people killed in Syria.
the dead : 26 civilians, 21 rebels, 30 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 26 NDF, 34 Regular forces, 9 unknown rebels,1 Hezbollah, 6 non-Syrian fighters allied to the regular forces, 3 ISIS, 3 YPG .
By province : Aleppo ( 7 Rebels, 4 civilians ), Reef Dimashq ( 7 Rebels, 2 civilians ), Dar’a ( 3 civilians ), Hama ( 2 civilians, 4 rebels ), Damascus ( 3 civilians ), Idlib ( 1 civilian, 5 rebels), Der-Ezzor ( 1 civilian ), Homs ( 5 civilians ), Read more