A car bomb explodes near a police station in the Damascus suburb of Jobar, killing at least eight members of the security forces and injuring civilians.
The Syrian Army declares that the Eastern Ghouta towns of Arbin, Zamalka, Jobar, and Ein Tarma are vacated of rebel fighters. Except for the town of Douma, which is facing an ultimatum, the government controls most of the area around the capital Damascus.
At least 61 people are killed and more than 200 injured following a car bombing near Syria's Baath Party headquarters in Damascus. Three other bombings kill 22 people and injure 50 others in the suburb of Barzeh, most of them government soldiers. These are the deadliest attacks in the Syrian capital since the outbreak of the civil war.