Tensions within the Jihadist-rebel alliance throughout northwestern Syria (Idlib and Aleppo provinces) have reached a boiling point with Jihadist militants of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) terrorist group launching a campaign of conquest against rebels of the Ahrar al-Sham (Muslim Brotherhood franchise) Islamist group and the Jaish al-Mujahadeen wing of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) armed opposition faction. There are rumors that the Harakat Noor al-Din al-Zenki jihadist group is siding with JFS in this operation.

So far the JFS offensive has seen the Jihadist group conquer the towns of Anadan, Hayyan and Kafr Hamra from the latter mentioned Islamist-opposition groups, who were forced to retreat from these population centres. In addition to this, JFS has laid siege to the rebel held town of al-Dana in Idlib province.

Furthermore, JFS has denied key civil infrastructures which they control, imposing an internet blackout throughout the Aleppo and Idlib provinces.

Locals from the rebel-held town of Saraqib are protesting this aggressive move by JFS against the rebel factions.

The Jaish al-Mujahadeen media wing released a statement expressing surprise and shock for JFS’s attack.

Historically speaking, all parties involved in these clashes have worked together against the pro-government forces under the Jaish al-Fateh (Army of Conquest) and Fatah Halab (Conquest Aleppo) joint-operational command structures. Since being dealt a total defeat in the Battle for Aleppo, and the destruction of the Fatah Halab operations room, tensions have been extremely high between the various factions of the Jihadist-rebel alliance.

More updates to come.

 

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Janjak Desalin 1804
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SAAF should exploit this opportunity to degrade whichever of these groups is strongest. If Jabhat Fateh al-Sham has the upper-hand, then bomb the s**t out of them and give their adversaries opportunities to further weaken them. Then, on to the next strongest, in-turn!

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Flay the Daeshbags

let them kill each other. the SAA will clean house.

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Nestor Arapa

Jaish Al Islam (el Ejército del Islam), Ahrar al-Sham, son grupos terroristas que participan en negociaciones bajo el auspicio de Turquía, FSL sólo es nombre, por tanto Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (Al-Nusra) se ve traicionado es por ello la agresión, Bien por el ejercito Sirio, que se maten entre ellos.

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mvm199 .

w*f is going on there, ”we don’t have fitna we are all brothers” yeah right ….. and JFS expels jund al aqsa and then fights ahrar itself? makes no sense but w/e …. carry on, kill each other so it’s an easier job for the SAA, ya dumb f*****g monkeys.

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Stern Daler

”we don’t have fitna we are all brothers” Do not worry, it means they have not one fitna but several fitan (plural). ROFL.

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Thus they lack brain fitness… Actually, I doubt their brain being fit for anything : an adult still believing he has an imaginary friend especially up in the sky may have serious trouble in his perception of reality. If he begins to kill in the name of its imaginary friend, his mind is clearly FUBAR!

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=> Thus they lack brain fitness… =>Thus they know no Arab plural. They have a new fitna every other day and must use plural. LOL. BTW. Not wrong for me my atheist friend to believe that we have the one God that created us. But if this is so, we owe Him at least that we must treat the others that He also created after His example/picture, like we want to be treated. TARFU and no-brainer are only those that have a faith and do not live after its essential logical strictures.

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Just no worry they only fight out their respective sponsors disagreements.

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Daeshbags Sux

It’s liquidation of the stocks, then they’ll send the thermobarics to cleanse the remains…

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Who voted You down on this answer? Anyway – I though only SAA has thermobarics as recent game changer. p.s. That made Aleppo and other fortified places a trap – when vacated by civilians.

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So Jund al-Aqsa not implied?
Na’al ‘dine al-Zinki siding with Nusra, well, as they’re at the same time into Euphrates s**t, errr, Erdogan may feel very very bad at Astana talks.
We live is a very strange time where madness ends killing more people than famines or epidemics…

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ex-Nusra and formerly KSA payed Al-Zinky against Brotherhood and FSA. Right? Update 23.01.2017 Jund al-Aqsa left ex-Nusra https://twitter.com/Nawaroliver/status/823536876372037633 p.s. IMHO al-Zinky are efficient subcontractors that change sides often for pay. And ex-Nusra hires them and excludes others from the use of formerly commonly used information infrastructure. IMHO In a bid to form an alternative Caliphate in Idlib.

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In the last hour :
– Clashes in Idlib continue in Ehsem between Nusra+Jund alAqsa against Suqoor AlSham. In Kafrenbul light clashes between Nusra vs Suqoor/Faylaq.
– Intense clashes reported between Suqour al-Sham and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (Nusra) near the hospital in Maarat al-Numan Syria

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Stern Daler

Nice update. Let’s hear for whom the bell tolls – fits.

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“Erdogan may feel very very bad” Since Erdogollum has no brain (just ego), he can’t feel bad. He bad himself.

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Russ should have exploited this opportunity, and had the AF provide limited air support for the groups being attacked by ànusrats. Couldn’t ask for a better opportunity. Here is where 30 to 50 air strikes go a super long way! It would encourage many more groups to come together and smash into j.a.n., allowing SAA to focus on daesh.

It is much easier to replace weapons than men willing to fight.

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And after MSM will be full about them supporting terrorists…

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This may be the silver lining of busing rebels to Idlib – they become so concentrated that they start getting on each other’s nerves and jockeying for power and control.

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Видео обзор карты боевых действий в Сирии и Ираке от 25 января 2017г. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NINirYuQdkk

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Yes encouraging all the various sides to virtuously behead one another in the name of Allah , by selectively bombing the different parties is a good idea ,but to do so requires good Intel on the internal politics of the various groups.. But whatever the SAA is doing it seems to be working so they are sticking to that. The Israelis ( who I respect and admire ) must have been using these very same tactics to get about this terrible destruction on the Syrian people by selectively aiding the various rebel groups. A military stroke of genius that has… Read more »