Situation in Syria and Iraq

A two-week ceasefire reached in Syria’s Daraa

by Daily Sabah

Forces of the Bashar Assad regime and the opposition have agreed on a two-week truce in the south of the war-torn country after talks with the Russian army, a local official has stated.

For the past few weeks, regime forces have shelled and clashed with opposition fighters in the area of Daraa al-Balaad in the province of Daraa, the birthplace of the uprising that erupted against Assad’s rule in 2011.

Since June 24, regime forces have imposed a siege on Daraa al-Balad.

The opposition surrendered the city of Daraa in 2018 after reaching an agreement with Russia and handed over their heavy weapons. Parts of the city, however, remained under the control of the opposition.

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