The Gulf-backed rebels are on the verge of a stunning defeat in the northern Aleppo countryside, as their defenses continue to crumble due to the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham’s current offensive.

On Saturday, the Gulf backed rebels – specifically, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) – were on the receiving end of two powerful attacks from the Islamic State forces and U.S. backed “Syrian Democratic Forces” in the town of Mar’e.

ISIS reportedly entered Mar’e from its eastern flank on Saturday after a violent 48 hour long battle with the Free Syrian Army and Levantine Front (Jabhat Al-Shamiyah) in northern Aleppo.

Meanwhile, at the western front, the Syrian Democratic Forces reportedly imposed full control over the neighboring village of Sheikh ‘Issa after the Gulf backed rebels proved unable to defend it.

The next 24 hours will be critical for the Gulf backed rebels if they are unable to forestall the Islamic State’s advance inside Mar’e.

 

 

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Kopfz
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Kopfz

Once less player in the game of Syria.

Amin
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Amin

It’s time for Kurds and SAA to advance in this area.

TROPASOCIALISTA
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NOT BE THAT EXPECT THE KURDS AND SAA TO RELEASE AZAZ AND TIDE. OR WANT TO FALL INTO THE HANDS OF ISIS. THEN IT COST DOUBLE