Just as all hope seemed lost, rebel forces in northern Aleppo have now been able to recover some of the villages they lost during yesterday’s ISIS offensive.

Thereby, various factions of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), Ahrar Ash-Sham, Faylaq Al-Sham, the Syrian Turkmen Brigades and a small contingent of Jabhat al-Nusra were able to recapture the villages of Aykadah, Hawar Killis, Harjalah, Mazra Shahin and Tall al-Ahmar.

These rebel advances at the Syrian-Turkish border happened as Turkish artillery pieces pounded Islamic State positions while US jets dominated the sky and carried out many airstrikes on ISIS fighters here.

Clashes are still ongoing in the region as both sides trade blows back and forth while many villages remain contested between Islamist rebels and fighters loyal to the Islamic State.

However, rebel forces now seem to have reconnected the border corridor between their two enclaves in northern Aleppo; rebel logistics in this area was temporarily bogged down due to ISIS advances yesterday.

Map credits: Agathocle deSyracuse.

Advertisements
Share this article:
  • 94
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    94
    Shares
ALSO READ  Syrian Army resumes southern Syria offensive after negotiations with ISIS go sour
Student currently living in Denmark. Special focus on news from Syria, MENA map-making and strategical military analysis.

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

newest oldest most voted
Notify of
solvemee
Guest
solvemee

@deSyracuse Very well done map, shows previous gains, and losses.

Member
Regular
Commenter
Upvoted
willyvandamme

Turkey, the US and Jabhat and Jabhat al Nusra on one side. But Turkey still supports ISIS. Turkey speaking with forked tongue.

andy
Guest
andy

turkey isis mean Poor kudis or TURKEY TERRORIST,isis ?