BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:45 P.M.) – A Turkish-backed militant commander was reportedly killed recently after his group clashed with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northeastern Syria.

The militant group, Jaysh Al-Islam, mourned the death of its commander Waddah Ahmad Turki following a battle against the SAA and SDF in the Ras Al-‘Ayn countryside.

According to Jaysh Al-Islam, Turki was the commander of Brigade 257; they were one of the militant groups attempting to advance into the Tal Tamr District of Al-Hasakah.

Jaysh Al-Islam was formerly a Saudi-backed militant group that primarily operated in the East Ghouta region of Damascus.

However, since their defeat in the Summer of 2018, Jaysh Al-Islam has been operating in northern Syria under the command of the Turkish military.

The militant group brings a wealth of battle experience to the militant forces in northern Syria, as they were involved in one of the deadliest and longest battles of the war.

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Nestor Arapa

“Jaysh Al-Islam fue anteriormente un grupo militante respaldado por Arabia Saudita”, ahora patrocinado por el gobierno Turco.
Si Erdogan quiere acoger terroristas, entonces que lo haga en su territorio, ¿Por qué Rusia permite actuar libremente al gobierno Turco?