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TURKISH OFFICER SAYS FSA ‘REBELS’ JUST RUN AWAY WHEN CLASHES WITH ISIS BEGIN IN WESTERN AL-BAB

A FSA militant poses for a photo-report of the FSA’s battle against ISIS”

Members of the so-called “Free Syrian Army” (a coalition of pro-Turkey militant groups) run away from the battlefield when clashes between Turksih forces and ISIS terrorists started in western Al-Bab on December 22, according to reports circulating in the Turkish blogosphere.

Reports, citing an injured Turkish officer, say that about 40 FSA fighters remained with the Turkish army when clashes began in the outskirts of al-Bab. The total number of FSA fighters that were in the area was about 400. This means that only 10% of the FSA force decided to fight against ISIS instead of running away.View image on Twitter ilhan tanir

ISIS DUPED IRAQI FORCES WITH FAKE FUNERAL TO CONDUCT BOMBINGS IN EASTERN MOSUL

The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group managed to carry out deadly bombings in the eastern part of Mosul, liberated from terrorists two months ago, deceiving the Iraqi security forces.


An explosion (representational photo: iq.hathalyoum.net)

On Thursday, the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group carried out deadly bombings in the eastern part of Mosul, using a security loophole, as the Iraqi forces failed to scrutinize a fake funeral organized by terrorists, the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights reported on Friday.

According to reports, the attacks took place in the area of Kokjali, which was declared liberated from the IS two months ago, and were carried out with three booby-trapped vehicles, driven by IS suicide bombers. As a result of the attacks, at least 30 people, including Iraqi soldiers, were killed, and 60 others were wounded.

It was unclear how the terrorists managed to enter the area, until the rights commission provided its report.

“The group utilized army forces’ failure to …

WATER SUPPLY IN DAMASCUS TURNED OFF AT MAIN AFTER REBELS POLLUTED IT WITH DIESEL

The authorities of the city of Damascus have been forced to cut water supplies in the city for a few days, after militants polluted the water with diesel.


Photo: FAN

Water supplies, coming into the city of Damascus, have been turned off by the city’s authorities for a few days, after militants polluted the water with diesel, the Reuters news agency reported on Friday. Currently, the city uses its water reserves.

The al-Fija spring, which is used to supply Damascus with water, is located is in the militant-held Wadi Barada valley, to the northwest of the city, in a mountainous area near the Lebanese border.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, while the government controls the most part of the surrounding territory, on Friday, the air power carried out several aerial attacks and the Syrian Army shelled the militant-held area. As a military news outlet of the Hezbollah, an ally of the Syrian government, reported, militants, stationed in the Wadi Barada valley, had refused t…