Syria

The US is building observation points at Hasakah; Kurds attack SSA in Afrin; The coalition continues to strike at Hadjin. This is reported by a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria, Ahmad Marzouk (Ahmad Marzouq).

 

Briefly on the outcome of the confrontation:

“Islamic State” 1: tried to attack the positions of the SDF with “shahid mobiles” five times.

 

Syrian Free Army (PAS): YPG attacked in Afrin.

 

Kurds: suffer losses in battles with the “Islamic State” in Hadjin.

 

United States: establish observation posts on the Syrian-Turkish border.

 

Aleppo Province:

Syria results for the day on December 14 07.00: the United States build observation points in Hasakah; Kurds attack the SSA in Afrin.

 

On the territory of the former Kurdish canton of Afrin, the guerrilla operation of the underground cells of the “Popular Self-Defense Detachments” underground squad continues. According to a source on the social network Twitter (@op_shield), the Kurds attacked the forces of the “Syrian Free Army” in the settlements of Abla and Kubbasin. “Detachments of people’s self-defense” managed to eliminate three SSA militants and escape without loss.

 

Recall the territory of the canton Afrin came under the control of the Turkish Armed Forces and the pro-Turkish formations in March of this year following the results of Operation Olive Branch. The reason for its beginning was the provocative intention of the United States to create the so-called border security forces based on the “Popular Self-Defense Detachments”, which Turkey considers terrorist.

 

Province of Deir ez-Zore:

Syria results for the day on December 14 07.00: the United States build observation points in Hasakah; Kurds attack the SSA in Afrin.

 

The “Syrian Democratic Forces”, supported by a coalition led by the United States, continues to fight against the “Islamic State” on the northern front of the so-called Hajin pocket.

 

According to a source on Twitter @ IvanSidorenko1, the city of Khadzhin continues to be bombarded by coalition air forces, as well as by artillery and mortar strikes in the area of ​​the Al-Sakhra road and Al-Kaala castle.

 

Meanwhile, fierce clashes between Kurdish armed groups and ISIS terrorists continue in the central part of the city. According to Euphrates Post, the losses on both sides were about 20 militants each. The same source notes that at the same time, the Kurds are preparing to launch an offensive in the area of ​​Baguz-Fokani.

 

According to Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, the terrorists of the Islamic State tried to attack the positions of Kurdish armed forces five times with suicide bombers in mined cars over the previous day. However, according to Bali, all the “shahid mobili” were destroyed before they reached the goal.

 

Idlib Province.

Despite the Russian-Turkish agreements reached in September of this year to stabilize the situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone, armed groups in northwestern Syria continue to increase their numbers.

 

So, according to Telegram-channel @hmosyrian, in a training camp in the village of Ayn Shammas, located 20 kilometers from Jisr ash-Shugur, 300 2nd Coastal Division militants completed training. Recall, this formation is part of the pro-Turkish alliance “Dzhebhat al-Watania lil-Tahrir”, the militants of which previously partially fulfilled the conditions of the Sochi memorandum.

 

Province of Hasakah.

The United States build observation points in Hasakah; Kurds attack the SSA in Afrin.

 

Despite Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements about the imminent launch of the Turkish operation against Kurdish armed forces east of the Euphrates, the US military, according to some sources, continues to establish observation posts along the Syrian-Turkish border.

 

According to Telegram-channel @ nors2017, one of them was installed a few kilometers from Kamyshly. Earlier, the Syrian media reported on two already operating observation posts in the Tell Abyad area. In addition, the construction of another one in Ras al-Ain has been reported. Confirmation of this information has not yet been reported.

 

Recall, the United States explains the installation of observation posts on the Syrian-Turkish border by the desire to prevent clashes between the Turkish military and the “Popular Self-Defense Detachments”.