2019-03-20 Syria-Lebanon-Iran||Aleppo: Heavy clashes breakout between Turkish-backed rebels in Jarabulus
[ALMASDARNEWS] A fierce battle broke out between two large rebel factions loyal to |The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the most dubious NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
, today, resulting in a number of casualties for both sides involved.
According to reports from northern Syria, Harakat Ahrar al-Sham
...a Syria jihadi group made up of Islamists and salafists, not that there's that much difference, formed into a brigade. They make up the main element of the Islamic Front but they don't profess adoration of al-Qaeda and they've been fighting (mainly for survival) against the Islamic State. Their leadership was wiped out at a single blow by a suicide kaboom at a crowded basement meeting in September, 2014...
and the Free Syrian Police clashed on Tuesday after members from the former assaulted a traffic officer inside the border city of Jarabulus.
Following the assault, the Free Syrian Police sent reinforcements to the area and the festivities intensified, with at three fighters reportedly maimed.
In response to the infighting, the
Ottoman Turkish military sent a convoy to Jarabulus in an attempt to deter both sides from engaging in further hostilities around the city.
Today’s festivities mark the second time in the last 48 hours that Harakat Ahrar al-Sham has been involved in some kind of infighting with another rebel group.
The city of Jarabulus is located in the northeastern part of the Aleppo Governorate; it was previously under the control of the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) after they expelled the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling
Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) from the area.
|Posted by Fred 2019-03-20 00:00||
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