The deal that enabled thousand of people from Foua and Kefraya villages in Idlib province to safely evacuate towards government-controlled areas of Aleppo province was called “the worst possible deal” by a senior Free Syrian Army Commander Ahmad Al-Barri.
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham militants have reportedly reached a deal with the Syrian government and national defense militias enabling the evacuation of the predominantly Shia villages of Foua and Kefraya in Idlib province.
The opposition factions active in Idlib province have begun preparation for an offensive on the besieged villages of Foua and Kefraya, informed sources reported.
The Turkish military has taken up positions near the key town of Tal Al-‘Eis in the southern countryside of Aleppo recently.
The displaced residents of Foua and Kefraya who were recently transported out of the two Syrian towns as part of an evacuation deal between the government and rebels have been given fixed abodes in the provinces of Latakia and Homs.
Jabhat Fateh al Sham (former Nusra Front) shelled Shiite-populated towns in northwestern parts of Idlib province.