The above map shows 4 villages near al-Rai that Turkey-backed Islamist militants and the Free Syrian Army had formerly controlled before ISIS recaptured them.

This is a huge blow to the militants attempts to connect their al-Rai bastions to their area of control in Jarablus.

The northern Aleppo countryside has erupted in violence since Turkey began their incursion last week. It has seen 3-way battles between ISIS, the Kurdish YPG and Turkey-backed militants.

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Christian Boancas

No surprise. ..! Turkey îs there just 4 business !!!

Turkeys FSA is the islamic jihad groups ,they are fighting against kurds in that area get the story right .

Anesjka Singh

Wake up Middle East time to unite,Isis is Jewish,they want the Middle East,so Saudi,la Middle Eastern countries unite,Isreal want to control

Shahidan Bin Mohd Taib