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SOME ARAB UNITS WITHDREW FROM RAQQA BATTLE AFTER DISAGREEMENTS WITH SDF – SOHR

FILE IMAGE A report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) claimed that several Arab units from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have withdrawn from the battle of Raqqa after disagreements with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). According to the report, the “Elite Forces” that follow the Syrian opposition leader Ahmed Jarba and is considered to be among the few publicly Saudi-backed groups are among the withdrawing groups. According to the SOHR, the “Elite Forces” withdrew its fighters from Al-Mashbal and Al-Sinaa districts, the Bab Baghdad area and the  Old Raqqa area in Raqqa city to the Al-Hamrat area in the eastern Raqqa countryside. However, negotiations are under way between the “Elite Forces” and the SDF to return to battle. From its side, SDF sources claimed that the faction was excluded from the battle because of the bad behavior of its fighters in the front, and its withdrawal from some “strategic point” on front lines with ISIS. The SDF also claimed that the “Elite F…

HAY’AT TAHRIR AL-SHAM LAUNCHES OPERATION AGAINST ISIS IN IDLIB (PHOTOS)

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) announced on Sunday that it has launched a large-scale security operation against ISIS cells in the province of Idlib. So far, HTS fighters have managed to arrest dozens of ISIS members and commanders in Idlib. HTS fighters seized several ISIS positions in the province after clashes with them. So far, HTS announced that it has arrested more than 100 ISIS members, including ISIS Security Commander in Idlib Province, Abu Suliman al-Rusi. HTS has also captured 15 ISIS positions in Idlib and 10 positions in Sarmin town. According to HTS sources, HTS has found dozens of explosive belts, IEDs and weapons fitted with silencers, as well as large sums of money. HTS sources added that clashes with ISIS members are still going on in Sarmin town. HTS claimed that ISIS cells in Idlib were preparing for assassinations and suicide attacks targeting civilians in Idlib City. However, it’s doubtful that HTS only now realized the presence of so many ISIS members in Idlib Pro…

AL-QAEDA ALLIES RECEIVE US-MADE TOW MISSILIES IN EASTERN GHOUTA NEAR DAMASCUS

On Sunday, Faylaq al-Rahman published a video that shows the targeting a group of Syrian soldiers east of the capital Damascus using a US-made TOW missile. This was the first confirmation of the usage of US-made missiles in Eastern Ghouta.


Faylaq al-Rahman have used TOW missiles several times against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) armors in Aiyn Tarma area, but without announcing that.

On Sunday, Faylaq al-Rahman also targeted an SAA tank using a TOW missile. فيلق الرحمن@Alrahmancorps4