On November 5, the tensions in the northwestern part of Syria, particularly the Idlib de-escalation zone, decreased in comparison to the previous days.
On November 4, limited violations of the ceasefire regime took place in northern Hama, northern Lattakia and southwestern Aleppo. However, no notable clashes were reported. On the next day, the Russian Defense Ministry reported at least one violation of the ceasefire regime registered by the Russian-Turkish observation points in northern Lattakia.
Some sources link the current de-escalation in the area with withdrawal of at least 1,200 Turkish-backed militants from the area to a frontline with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the area of Manbij. Most of Turkish-backed groups are only formally supporting the de-escalation agreement and in-fact assist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and other radicals in their actions.