Yesterday, Jabhat al-Nusra (Syrian al-Qaeda branch) raided the headquarters of Jaish al-Tahrir (Free Syrian Army group) in the towns of Kafr Anbel, Hazazen and Ma’arat Harmeh.

Some 40 fighters were arrested by the al-Nusra Front across the Idlib governorate, including the leader of Jaish al-Tahrir, Muhammed al-Ghabi, himself along with his brothers.

Furthermore, Jabhat al-Nusra seized all weapons and ammunition held by the FSA group, including a batch of U.S. supplied TOW anti-tank missiles.

A Jabhat al-Nusra official accused the FSA group of corruption and conspiring against the al-Qaeda group in an attempt to legitimize the arrests of FSA members.

Idlib is ruled by Jaish al-Fatah, an Islamist coalition co-founded by Jabhat al-Nusra.

A statement released by Jaish al-Tahrir in Arabic covers details of the event:
FSA statement in Idlib

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Javier Sanchez
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Javier Sanchez

poor @JohnKerry waste of taxes @realDonaldTrump

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

Trump will be even worst and Hillary not better. The only real hope for USA to be great again would be Hillary being indicted and Sanders to win the elections : at least he’s not from the establishment and has anything a great head of state needs. He may be the kinda new FDR USA really needs. Now, let’s just hope he won’t act like an a*****e when in power but, clearly, both Trump and Hillary have just anything US need if they want to f**k everything up… BTW, F-35 will make the USA lose their air supremacy…

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Like I said, let them kill each other off. The fact that these terrorists are fighting one another should d**n well make the SAA’s job easier.

FkDahl
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FkDahl

They are not really fighting, next week you will seem them collaborate on an attack. Just how they transfer weapons

FkDahl
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FkDahl

They are not really fighting, next week you will seem them collaborate on an attack. Just how they transfer weapons

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

More complicated with FSA : some parts of FSA are secular rebels, some others are motherfuckers with beard without moustache barking aloha-snackbar and as evil as al-Qaeda or Daesh…

Vincie Siziba Mdawini
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Vincie Siziba Mdawini

That’s how they get the supply, FSA is there to supply arms to terrorist.

German
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German

Yes, and after they “stolen” the weapons, they fight again together and are still friends

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

If US had doubts about seriously pounding al-Nusra and some other alikes, including the clearly turkish/saudi backed infamous Jaysh-al-Islam which is even worse than al-Nusra.
BTW, for those who had doubt from where the TOWs come from :
https://medium.com/@badly_xeroxed/bmg-71-tow-atgm-syrian-opposition-groups-in-the-syrian-civil-war-2636c6d08d68#.ttv55kicg
Saudi-Arabia just bought 15,000 TOWs in 2014 for the ‘small’ amount of 1,1bln $…
Considering the around 265bln $ damages in Syria or the 70/100bbln $ they’ve spent since 1979 to spread their sick wahhabi ideology worldwide, it’s a small investment… And it’s high time to stop the saudi foreign politics.

Jonathan Richer
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Jonathan Richer

Raids too strong of a word how about gave away

philip harris
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philip harris

More resources wasted #american$ #whyfighttheirwars

TROPASOCIALISTA
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TROPASOCIALISTA

lol

Somethin Bruin
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Somethin Bruin

What a surprise, US weapons falling right into al-Qaeda hands. Can US gov be this incompetent, or is this deliberate u think?

Kopfz
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Kopfz

Another CIA weapons transfer to terrorist groups, accompanied by a bogus cover story.

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mvm199 .

Second time this group has been arrested along with the same leader Mohammed ghabi. Of course its just weapons transfer coverup. They are both in JAF and FH!