Germany has spent 48.8 million euro ($55 million) funding an opposition groups in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, German daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel reported.
As conflict between Hayat Tahrir al Sham and Turkey-backed National Liberation front is claiming dozens between killed and wounded, the HTS amasses troops to establish control over strategic stretch of Damascus-Aleppo highway.
A number of armed opposition factions affiliated with the Turkey-backed National Liberation Front have created a joint military council in Sahl al Ghab area in Southwest Idlib.
Students and teachers of schools supported by AMAA Humanitarian Relief organization went on strike in protest against the kidnapping of the charity’s director Saddam Muhammad.
Following fierce clashes in Southern Idlib, Hayat Tahrir al Sham (HTS) islamists and Turkey backed National Liberation Front struck a deal to lower tensions between the two factions.
Militants of jihadist factions who refused the conditions of the Idlib demilitarization zone agreement shelled the positions of the Syrian troops in Western Hama.
Opposition sources reported that the Turkish military intends to patrol the demilitarized zone in Idlib province in accordance with the agreement reach by Ankara and Moscow mid-September.
Hayat Tahrir al Sham (HTS) group has used the demilitarization zone agreement in Idlib province to crack down on civilians and rival factions, a human rights monitor reported.
Militants of National Liberation Front (NFL) have captured two members of an ISIS sleeper cell in Eastern Idlib, local sources reported.
Four residents of Idlib city have been kidnapped by unknown assailants at a farm in the outskirts of Idlib city, local sources reported.