The Islamic State gains control of 14 villages in Eastern Idlib and Hama

اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | تحرير أمنة رياض | ترجمة محمد غيث | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 9 يناير، 2018 3:00:56 م خبر عسكري تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية

Turkey, SMART

On Tuesday, the Islamic State gained control of 14 villages in Eastern Hama and Idlib in Central and Northern Syria following the defeat and subsequent withdrawal of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) from the villages.

Local activists told SMART that ISIS gained control of the villages of Abla, Aub Al Qana, Tal Al Halawa, Jub Al Safa, Qasr Ibn Wardan, Rasm Al Tina, Telal Al Humor, Rasm Al Anz, and Madahi in Eastern Hama, and the villages of Jub Al Othman, Jub Al Ruman, Masada, Tarqawi, Tel Al Halawa in Eastern Idlib.

The activists noted that members of HTS withdrew from the area after being surrounded by loyalist forces from the east and west and by ISIS from the south. The activists did not provide information about the casualties of both sides.

On Jan. 5,  2017, ISIS gained control of the villages of Rasm al-Hamam and Haways Ibn Hadeeb in Eastern Hama after clashes with HTS. ISIS are now closer to the administrative borders of Idlib.

The ISIS advance coincides with the the advance of loyalist forces in Eastern Idlib countryside. Russian warplanes supports loyalist forces in their military campaign in the area. During the campaign, loyalist forces have gained control of dozens of villages, killing and injuring hundreds of civilians and destroying the infrastructure in addition to displacing 80,000 civilians.

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اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | تحرير أمنة رياض | ترجمة محمد غيث | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 9 يناير، 2018 3:00:56 م خبر عسكري تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية
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