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December 2019

Happy Holidays from The Syrian Observer

The Syrian Observer is on holiday, and we will be back online in the new year, on January 2, with more daily news and features on Syria.

Syrian Army Advances in Idleb

The Syrian Army is continuing its advance in northern Syria, engaging in clashes with terrorists on the outskirts of Jerjnaz, a major stronghold, reports The Syria Times.

Syrian Central Bank Closes Transfer Offices

Money transfer companies in Damascus have been accused of being involved in carrying out foreign transfers they were not licensed to carry out writes Alsouria Net.

Portrait of Idleb Woman Reveals the Horror and Loss

An image of a crying women has led to an outpouring on social media and renewed calls for the international community to take action over Idleb reports Al-Modon.

What Happened Over the Weekend

Civilians in Idleb flee to the Turkish border, Russia and China uses their veto at UN, Christmas celebrated in Aleppo and Syrian regime push advance. Catch up on everything that happened over the weekend.

Syrian Regime Traps Civilians in Besieged City as Death Toll Mounts

16 people have been killed in airstrikes in Syria’s Idlib province as the regime trapped civilians in the besieged city of Maaret al-Numan, striking any car attempting to evacuate people writes Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.