A part of the “Jebhat an Nusra” detachments 1 expressed their intention to join the negotiations on the Dar’a. Militant Islamists opened a massive fire on the north-eastern part of Latakia. Kurds claim special operations of SDF against ISIS1 in the southern districts of Hasaka and Deir ez-Zor, reports the military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria, Ahmad Marzouq.
Briefly about the outcome of the confrontation.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces: were subjected to massive shelling of Tahrir ash-Sham in the north-eastern part of Latakia.
“Jebhat Fatah Al-Sham” 1 ( Djebhat an Nusra): stated its readiness to join negotiations with the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic for South-Western Syria; asserts that it liquidated about 10 members of the “sleeping cells” of IGIL in the province of Idlib.
Kurds: They announced that a number of special operations against the IS1 in the southeastern regions of Hasaka and Deir-ez-Zor by the SDF have been carried out.
“Ahrar al-Sham”: began to coordinate actions with “An-Nusra” in the fight against underground groups of the “Islamic state” 1 in Idlib.
Settled in the mountains in the north-eastern province of Latakia, Islamist militants from Jebhat An Nusra and the groups under its control have once again opened fire on the locations of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the nearby peaceful neighborhoods. The shelling was conducted from mortars and sniper weapons. In addition, an anti-tank guided missile was fired at one of the AAP strongholds. As a result, according to the information of the opposition portal Masar Press Net, two SAA soldiers were killed and another soldier was injured. Fortunately, none of the civilians was injured. At present, the government forces of the SAR are preparing to fire back on the positions of terrorists.
Deir ez-Zor Province.
According to the Kurdish resource on the Twitter (@AzadiRojava) network, the pro-American Democratic Forces of Syria (SDF) are currently patrolling and cleansing the territories in the vicinity of Hajin in the southeast of Deir ez-Zor province from the remains of the detachments of the Islamic State. Kurdish radicals are the second stage of the military operation to seize the north-eastern part of the Arab Republic. In the framework of this phase, the Kurds are planning to occupy a site near the Syrian-Iraqi border. It is alleged that as a result of the latest series of clashes, 10 ISIS fighters were killed. The SDF units, in turn, lost about 15 radicals wounded. It is also noted that in the course of the investigation of the territories where previously the bandit groups of the ISIS were stationed, 20 boxes of jihadists with anti-personnel mines were discovered.
Province of Dar’a.
In the western part of the Dar’a province, several militant groups declared their readiness to participate in the negotiations. According to Al Masdar News, some members of the Djebhat Fatah Al-Sham want to join the process of settlement following the Syrian Free Army (SSA), in particular. In addition, groups of the armed opposition, based in the western neighborhoods of the administrative center of the region – in the vicinity of the Museirib, Tal Shihab, Abu Kantara and Tal Jumua settlements – expressed their intention to reconcile with the legitimate government of the RAA and to receive amnesty.
Province of Idlib.
According to Qalaat Al Mudiq’s Twitter channel, the opposing groups Djebhat an Nusra, Djebhat Tahrir Suria and Nusrat Al-Islam decided to coordinate all actions in the fight against the underground groups of the Islamic State , active in the province of Idlib. Nevertheless, local activists note that in some regions of the region, as well as in the neighboring provinces of Aleppo and Khama, armed clashes between members of the “Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham” on the one hand and the militias “Ahrar ash Sham” and ” Nur Ad-Din az-Zenki “on the other.
The Qasioun News portal, controlled by An-Nusra, claims that the terrorist organization’s units conducted a series of special operations against the “sleeping cells” of the ISIS in the central part of Idlib Province. According to these data, the militants “Tahrir ash-Sham” in the clashes with the terrorists Igil destroyed at least ten members of the enemy group. Heavy fights unfolded in the outskirts of the cities of Ariha, Sarmin and Maaret An-Numan.
Kurdish fighters of the People’s Self-Defense Forces (YPG) continue together with the military government the Iraqi army patrol the territory along the state border between Syria and Iraq. According to the Kurdish information center ARA News, in a region east of the city of Ad-Dashish, located to the southeast of Hasaka, in particular, a number of reconnaissance operations were carried out in order to reveal the location of the remains of the ISIS units. Meanwhile, many military sources believe that the “Democratic Forces” and the “Islamic State” practically do not conduct any battles between themselves, and the distribution of territories and resources between them occurs in accordance with secret agreements concluded through the intermediation of the special services of the United States.