Israel releases 39 Palestinians Israel releases 39 Palestinians

"Major General Fehd Casim al-Freyce, Major General Ali Abdullah Ayyub, then Minister of Defense and Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Major General Ahmed Mohammed Balloul, Chief of the General Staff, Major General Ahmed Mohammed Balloul, and Ali Safetli, Commander of Bley Airbase" were among the army officials for whom arrest warrants were issued on suspicion of "complicity in launching deliberate attacks on the civilian population and civilians who did not take part in armed clashes" and "committing war crimes".

Following a complaint by Omar Abou Nabout, the son of Salah Abou Nabout, the Crimes Against Humanity Unit of the Paris Administrative Court launched an investigation in 2018.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) announced that the Syrian regime carried out 4,252 barrel bomb attacks in the first half of 2017, killing 94 civilians, including 41 children and 20 women.