The U.S. DoD (through U.S. SOCOM) has reportedly transferred arms in Ukraine for their further sending to Syria.
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) accused Great Britain of cooperating with the Syrian government after London declared its intention to ban the group from getting any direct or indirect support due to its ties to Al-Qaeda. In a statement, released by HTS on Wednesday, Sep 20th, the group claimed that it remains an “independent revolutionary body”…
The Hayat Tahrir al Sham’s emir has been assassinated in northern Idlib in the vicinity of Syria-Turkey border. Unknown assailants gunned down HTS emir Abu Nasibah al-Tunisi, a Tunisian national, whilst he was traveling along Harem-Salqin road. The assassins targeted Abu Nasibah al-Tunisi’s car with automatic fire, killing him instantly as well as another fighter…
Once hailed as one of the more moderate — and powerful — military groups in the Syrian battlefield, Ahrar al Sham is disintegrating rapidly and there is nothing its Turkish backers can do to save it.
The CIA has also been funneling weapons and money through Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar and others who provide direct and indirect support to groups like ISIS and al Qaeda, Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard claims.
With Al Qaeda’s influence growing stronger and the US failure to devise a consistent policy in Syria, the country’s future looks bleak, a panel of experts warned.
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri has called for his Syrian Sunni jihadists to prepare for a ‘long battle’ against Syrian President Bashar al Assad and other forces.
Activists said 46 civilians died in and around the mosque. The US denied that they had hit it, saying that they had targeted an al Qaeda meeting next door. Today, however, a coalition of investigatory groups have combined witness testimony, photos and architectural modelling to show that it was a mosque that was targeted.
According to a source in northern Hama, the Syrian Arab Army’s 11th Division, along side the Tiger Forces, recaptured the villages of Khattab and Rahbeh in northern Hama.
A high-ranking al-Qaeda commander has been killed by a US drone strike in Syria’s province of Idlib.