- The Syrian Democratic Forces are set to resume advance on the ISIS-held pocket on March 9, after another round of evacuation;
- The SAA and the NDF continue anti-ISIS raids in the al-Bukamal-Mayadin-T2 pumping station triangle;
- On March 8, Turkish forces started patrols in the Idlib demilitarized zone;
- Syrian warplanes delivered airstrikres on Saraqib and Khan al-Subul in southeastern Idlib;
- Turkish forces will reportedly assist in reopening the Damascus-Aleppo highway.