A prisoner exchange between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Jaysh Al-Islam (Army of Islam) took place on Friday morning in the East Ghouta region of rural Damascus, resulting in the release of a high ranking officer after four years in captivity.

According to a military source in Damascus City, Jaysh Al-Islam agreed to release three Syrian Arab Army officers in exchange for five Jaysh Al-Islam prisoners that were being held in government prisons.

Among the Syrian Arab Army officers released was Colonel Hatem Alyshah; he was held in a Jaysh Al-Islam prison for over four years before the High Command of the Syrian Armed Forces were able to secure his release on Friday.

In addition to Colonel Alyshah, Jaysh Al-Islam also released a female major that was a member of the Syrian Arab Army’s Republican Guard before her capture.

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which group release him?