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Echoing IS Fighter in Baghuz in Call to Avenge Besieged, Group Supporters Urge and Threaten Attacks Abroad

After the release of an Islamic State (IS) video from Baghuz featuring a fighter calling on Muslims to avenge the besieged, group supporters echoed his demand in urging for and threatening attacks in the West and elsewhere.

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Friday, 22 March 2019
Pro-HTS Org Launches New Project & Telegram Channel

A pro-Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) fundraising group launched a new Telegram channel devoted to a project requesting Ramadan donations to Syria.

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Friday, 22 March 2019
Highlighting Wildfire Devastation in U.S., Prominent IS-aligned Group Promotes Arson as Revenge for Coalition Airstrikes

Highlighting the human, financial, and material devastation caused by the California wildfires, a prominent Islamic State (IS)-aligned group promoted arson as a means by which lone wolves can avenge coalition airstrikes in Syria.

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Friday, 22 March 2019
In 2nd Video from Baghuz, IS Fighter Calls Lone Wolves Around the World to Avenge the Besieged

In its second video release from Baghuz, Syria, the Islamic State (IS) featured a fighter calling on lone wolves around the world to avenge the besieged and "make rivers of their blood".

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Thursday, 21 March 2019
IS Claims Killing 6 Russian Soldiers in Homs, Reports Previously-Undocumented Suicide Bombing in Niger in Naba 174 "Exclusives"

In an issue with multiple "exclusives," installment 174 in the Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper reported fighters killing six Russian soldiers in Homs, Syria, and a previously-undocumented suicide bombing in Niger.

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Thursday, 21 March 2019
AQ-aligned Hurras al-Deen Explains New Zealand Shootings as Demonstrating Endemic Hatred of "Disbelievers" for Muslims

The Syria-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Hurras al-Deen released a statement on the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, arguing that the attack demonstrates an endemic hatred of "disbelievers" for Muslims.

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Thursday, 21 March 2019
HTS Video Commemorates Struggle to “Liberate” and Maintain Control of Idlib

A video from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) documents the group’s battles to “liberate” and maintain control over Idlib and surrounding areas.

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Syria-Based, Pro-AQ Fundraising Group Launches New Project & Telegram Channel

A pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) fundraising group launched a new Telegram channel dedicated to a project requesting Ramadan donations to Syria.

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Jihadi Group Collects Snapchat Videos from Syria-based Fighters and Users, One Describing New Zealand Shootings as Watershed for Muslim Awakening

A long-standing jihadi group collects Snapchat videos from Syria-based users, including fighters, where one described the New Zealand shootings as a watershed for a Muslim awakening.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019
IS Spokesman Disputes U.S. Declaration of Victory, Condemns New Zealand Shootings

Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, the spokesman for the Islamic State (IS), disputed the U.S. declaration of victory over the group and condemned the shootings at the two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Monday, 18 March 2019
HTS Claims 100+ Casualties in 20 Days of Operation “And Heal the Chests of the Believers”

An infographic was distributed detailing 20 days of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s (HTS) operation, “And Heal the Chests of the Believers,” claiming more than 100 killed including Russian snipers.

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Monday, 18 March 2019
Syria-based Jihadi Cleric Muhaysini Finds Hypocrisy in Reactions to New Zealand Shootings, Blames World for Instigating Islamophobia

Abdullah al-Muhaysini, a prominent Saudi cleric and jihadi figure in Syria, delivered a sermon on the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, finding hypocrisy in the global reaction to the incident, and blaming the "whole world" for instigating Islamophobia.

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Monday, 18 March 2019
IS Photographs Italian National Killed Amidst Battles in Baghuz

The Islamic State (IS) photographed the body and identification cards of an Italian national it claimed to have killed amidst battles in the Syrian town of Baghuz.

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Monday, 18 March 2019
Pro-AQ Fundraising Group Reveals New Bitcoin Wallet Address

A pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) organization continues urging funds and revealed a new Bitcoin wallet address.

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Friday, 15 March 2019
IS' Naba 173 Features Biography of Group's "French Voice" Fabien Clain (Abu Anas al-Firansi)

In the 173rd issue of its weekly newspaper, al-Naba, the Islamic State (IS0 featured a biography of Fabien Clain (AKA Abu Anas al-Firansi), regarding as the group's "French voice".

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Thursday, 14 March 2019
IS Resumes Attack Reporting from Baghuz, Claims Multiple Attacks on SDF

The Islamic State (IS) resumed its attack reporting from Baghuz, the town in Deir al-Zour, Syria, representing the last vestige of its "Caliphate," after a month of silence, and claimed multiple attacks on Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

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Wednesday, 13 March 2019
IS' Naba Identifies 156 Casualties in 44 Attacks in Breakdown of Ops (Feb 28 - March 6)

The Islamic State's (IS) al-Naba newspaper, Issue 172, featured an infographic identifying 156 casualties in 44 attacks - its lowest number of recorded attacks in eight months - in a breakdown of IS military actions for the week of February 28 - March 6, 2019.

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019
ISIS Claims Two Bombings Two Days Apart Near Syrian Oilfield

The Islamic State (ISIS/IS) claimed two bombings on Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) two days apart near the al-Umar field, one of Syria’s largest oilfields, in Deir al-Zour.

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019
HTS Red Bands Claim Raids in Hama against SAA

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s (HTS) elite forces carried out a double operation against the SAA in Hama as part of its “Heal the Chests of the Believers” campaign.

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019
In First Official Video Release Since Siege on Baghuz, IS Fighters Boast "Firmness" in Town

In its first official video release since the SDF and coalition besieged Baghuz, the last bastion of the Islamic State's (IS) "Caliphate" in Syria, in early-February 2019, fighters boast of "firmness" in the town and their continued following of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Monday, 11 March 2019
AQ-aligned Hurras al-Deen in Syria Praises Shabaab and Afghan Taliban for Their Respective Large-Scale Raids

On its own, separate from the "Incite the Believers" Operations Room to which it belongs, the al-Qaeda (AQ)-aligned Syria-based Hurras al-Deen issued a statement praising the Afghan Taliban and the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement for their respective large-scale raids.

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  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for December 19-January 1

    Review of continued operations against SAA and IS across multiple governorates of Syria. Analysis of decline in media output - following halt of primary subject matter.

  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for December 5-18

    Analysis of uptick in operations against SAA and IS across various governorates of Syria. Review of decreased media output – continued focus on training exercises.  

  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for January 16-29

    Arrests and executions of more than a dozen IS members in Aleppo and Idlib. HTS alleges IS’ use of female suicide bomber in Idlib.

  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for January 2-15, 2019

    Significant HTS offensive on NLF affiliates in Aleppo. Analysis of media – including an interview with group leader Abu Muhammad al-Julani justifying the offensive on NLF, and material from Hama-based group affiliate Jaysh al-Izza.

  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for November 21-December 4

    Analysis of media featuring an interview with HTS leader Abu Muhammad al-Julani.

  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for November 7-20

    Review of activity against SAA, Russian forces, and IS - spanning three regions.

  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for October 10-23

    HTS shifted its strategic aim following a long-deliberated tentative acceptance of the Socchi Agreement – with full geographic focus placed on Idlib, wherein the group reported targeting only IS fighters. In tandem, HTS did not report any operations targeting the SAA.

  • Bi-Weekly inSITE Report on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for October 24-November 6

    HTS expanded its area of operations out of Idlib into Aleppo and Hama this period. Focus was placed on attacks targeting SAA, while reports emerged pertaining to confrontations against NLF affiliates the Zenki Movement and Ahrar al-Sham.

  • HTS Claims Gains in Idlib from the Regime, Restoring Control of Villages from IS in Eastern Hama

    Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) celebrated gains and victory against the regime forces in the southern countryside of Idlib, and reported regaining control of several villages which were temporarily lost to the Islamic State (IS) in the eastern countryside of Hama.

  • HTS News for September 26-October 9, 2018

    This period HTS claimed operations against IS, SAA, and Zenki Movement. Unconfirmed reports of conflict with Hurras al-Deen and IS assassination of an HTS element. HTS and the NLF came to an agreement following clashes and an HTS affiliate rejects the terms of the Sochi Agreement.

  • HTS News in Syria for April 12, 2018

    Highlights: HTS reports attacks on the regime’s army in the countryside of Hama; engaging in clashes with JTS-affiliated groups in the countryside of Idlib and in west of Aleppo; reports of Russian airstrikes in the countryside of Idlib, and numerous regime airstrikes across Syria and chemical attacks over Douma.

  • HTS News in Syria for April 19, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for April 19, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civiln and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for April 4, 2018

    Highlights: HTS reports clashes with the regime’s army in the northern countryside of Homs and south of Hama, resulting in many casualties and injuries in the regime forces; engaging in clashes with JTS-affiliated groups in the countryside of Idlib and in west of Aleppo; reports of Russian and regime airstrikes in the countryside of Idlib.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 14, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims attacks on the regime’s army in west and north of Aleppo and taking control of al-Tell in Western Ghouta; the group condemned the execution of seven members of White Helmets in Sarmeen and promised to provide protection to the civil defense in the liberated areas; HTS refused news of disputes with the First Coastal Division in Latakkia and denied attacks against Nour al-Din Zinki Movement in Aleppo; HTS News reported the release of 104 prisoners as per the agreement reached between the group in Western Qalamoun and the regime.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 14, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for August 14, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 21, 2018

    Assassination of a member of the Syrian regime military; 6 IS militants executed; graduation of HTS Mujahideen; inside photos of HTS’ ‘Death League’ training camp; HTS continues its security campaign against “reconciliation”; regime airstrikes in the countryside of Idlib, Hama, and Lattakia.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 22, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims numerous attacks on the Syrian regime forces in Western Ghouta, north of Aleppo, north of Latakkia, and south of Hama; arresting an IS cell north of Idlib and another cell charged with kidnapping and delivering HTS fighters to the regime; HTS provides photos of its military camp in Latakkia; reports coalition and regime airstrikes in Eastern and Western Ghouta, the countryside of Hama, northern Homs, the southern countryside of Idlib, and northern Aleppo.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 24, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims attacking the Syrian regime forces in northern countryside of Latakkia, northern Aleppo, east and south of Hama; clashes against the regime over the Salmayya – Homs highway and the Khanaser Front; reports of regime airstrikes in the northern countryside of Aleppo, the southern countryside of Idlib, and the northern countryside of Homs.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 28, 2018

    Video of children playacting jihad to become future “mujahideen;” arrest of Islamic State suspects in Idlib; Julani’s speech for Eid al-Adha and imminent Syrian regime advance; video of a new group of “Red Bands” fighters; fortification of HTS positions in Idlib, Lattakia, and Hama; regime airstrikes in Aleppo and Hama.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 30, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims attacks on the regime forces in the southern and western countryside of Aleppo, and in south of Hama; reports of regime airstrikes in the northern countryside of Homs, southern countryside of Idlib, eastern and northern countryside of Hama, and Western Ghouta; rehab activities in the southern countryside of Idlib; entrance of humanitarian relief convoys into the northern countryside of Homs.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 7, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for August 7, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for August 8, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims attacks on the regime’s army in Aleppo, Latakkia and Hama; and a raid over an Islamic State (IS) cell in Idlib; announces readiness to “dissolve into one entity” in Eastern Ghouta to prevent further airstrikes in the area; denies media reports suggesting tensions between HTS and TIP; reports reaching an agreement with Hezbollah in Western Qalamoun which allows a prisoner exchange between two groups and the safe departure of the dislocated refugees and fighters in the area; reports of regime strikes in Homs, Hama, Latakkia, Idlib; rehab activities in Hama and Idlib.

  • HTS News in Syria for December 19, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims killing over 25 regime soldiers in clashes in rural Hama, further battles with the regime forces in the southern and northern countryside of Aleppo, and in Western Ghouta; killing at least 12 IS fighters in the countryside of Hama; reports of Russian airstrikes in southern Aleppo, northern Hama, and the southern countryside of Idlib; and regime airstrikes in surrounding Idlib and in northern Latakkia; rehab activities in Idlib city.

  • HTS News in Syria for December 26, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims killing over a dozen of regime soldiers in clashes in rural Hama, Aleppo, and in Western Ghouta; killing at least 9 IS fighters in numerous encounters with IS in the countryside of Hama; reports of Russian airstrikes in southern Aleppo, northern Hama, and the countryside of Idlib; and regime airstrikes in surrounding Idlib, Hama, and eastern Qalamoun; rehab activities in Idlib and Aleppo.

  • HTS News in Syria for January 15, 2018

    Highlights: HTS claims taking numerous villages in south Idlib as part of activities of the newly formed operation room in the area; and several villages in southern Aleppo following clashes against the regime forces; killing an unidentified number of regime and pro-regime militia forces during the clashes and taking a variety of war spoils; reports of Russian airstrikes in southern and eastern Idlib; and regime airstrikes in rural Idlib, Homs, and Eastern Ghouta.

  • HTS News in Syria for January 22, 2018

    Highlights: HTS claims killing over 500 regime soldiers in 20-day period in the countryside of Damascus, clashing with the regime forces in the countryside of Idlib and killing over 30 regime and pro-regime elements while regaining control of two villages in the area; reports of Russian and regime airstrikes in the countryside of Idlib.

  • HTS News in Syria for January 29, 2018

    Highlights: HTS leader Julani rallies fighters to battlefields, notes Jerusalem as ultimate objective; HTS claims killing over a dozen regime soldiers in the countryside of Idlib, further clashing with the regime and pro-regime forces in western Aleppo and in Daraa, while regaining control of two military locations near Sam’an, west of Aleppo; reports of Russian and regime airstrikes in the countryside of Idlib.

  • HTS News in Syria for January 8, 2018

    Highlights: HTS claims killing over 80 regime soldiers in clashes in rural Hama, Aleppo, Latakkia, and in Western Ghouta; killing at least a dozen of IS fighters in the countryside of Hama and Idlib; reports of Russian airstrikes in southern Idlib, the countryside of Hama, and in Aleppo; and regime airstrikes in rural Aleppo and Idlib.

  • HTS News in Syria for July 10, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for July 10, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for July 15, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for July 15, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for July 18, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims targeting the Syrian regime’s forces in Aleppo, Latakkia, and the countryside of Damascus; tension with Ahrar al-Sham in Idlib and Aleppo; Ebaa reports rehab activities throughout Idlib.

  • HTS News in Syria for July 25, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for July 25, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for July 27, 2017

    Highlights: HTS engages in violent battles with Ahrar al-Sham in Idlib, takes control of the city and various cities and towns in the area; infighting draws adverse reactions and ends with ceasefire agreement between Ahrar al-Sham and HTS; HTS executes two IS members in Idlib; HTS claims killing over 200 in clashes with Iranian militias, Hezbollah in Western Qalamoun.

  • HTS News in Syria for July 31, 2017

  • HTS News in Syria for July 31, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for July 31, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 13, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims defeating the Syrian regime army in Jumruk and imminently gaining control of al-Manshiyya neighborhood of Idlib; Division 13 dissolves following conflicts with HTS, and Jaish Idlib al-Hurr is to take control of the group’s headquarters; photos show HTS fighters stationed in Tal Mosebein and in al-Mansoura in the countryside of Aleppo; HTS clashed with the PKK in the countryside of Aleppo, and attacked regime’s military airports in Dara’a; rehabilitation activities continue in Idlib and Hama.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 14, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for June 14, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 20, 2017

    Highlights: HTS official and recruiter Abdullah al-Muhaysini survives an assassination attempt in Idlib; HTS “administrator” Muhammad Ibrahim al-Majarish was reportedly killed by a roadside explosive device planted in the countryside of Daraa; HTS claims battles with the Syrian regime’s army in Western Ghouta, south of Hama, and Idlib; reports repelling an attempted advance by Jaish al-Islam into al-Ashari in Eastern Ghouta; HTS claims engaging in confrontations with the PKK in the western countryside of Aleppo; photos show continued rehab activities in Idlib and Hama.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 21, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for June 21, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 26, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims major advances in al-Quneitra and battles with the Syrian regime’s army and pro-regime militias in the countryside of Damascus, and Aleppo and Hama; reports repelling an infiltration attempt by the IS into a refugee area in Damascus and an attempted advance of the IS-linked Jaish Khaled bin al-Walid in the western countryside of Daraa.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 28, 2018

      Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for June 28, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 6, 2017

    Highlights: HTS claims suicide bombings in battles with regime forces in Dara’a, provides video infographic of the battles in al-Manshiyya neighborhood for a 100-day period; clashes with the Syrian regime’s army in Dara’a, Homs, and Hama; engages in confrontations with IS in the Qalamoun mountains; photos show HTS fighters stationed on fronts in Aleppo and Latakia; continues restoration and maintenance activities in Idlib and Aleppo; reports of regime attacks in Idlib, Dara’a, Aleppo, and Hama.

  • HTS News in Syria for June 7, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for June 7, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for March 13, 2018

    Highlights: HTS reports clashes with the regime’s army in Eastern Ghouta and in the southern countryside of Aleppo; encounters with JTS in the countryside of west of Aleppo and the countryside of Idlib where the group claimed taking control of a number of villages; reports of Russian and regime airstrikes in Eastern Ghouta.

  • HTS News in Syria for March 29, 2018

    Highlights: HTS reports a suicide bombing on the regime forces and clashes with the regime’s army in Eastern Ghouta, further encounters in the countryside of Latakkia, and in the countryside of Hama; engaging in clashes with JTS-affiliated groups in south of Idlib and in west of Aleppo; reports of numerous Russian and airstrikes across Syria.

  • HTS News in Syria for March 6, 2018

    Highlights: HTS reports numerous encounters with JTS in the countryside of Idlib and Aleppo where the group claimed taking control of a number of villages; claims repelling an advance by the regime forces in northern Hama; reports of Russian and regime airstrikes in Ghouta region.

  • HTS News in Syria for May 1, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for May 1, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for May 10, 2018

    Linked to this article is the Weekly inSITE on Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) report for May 10, 2018, which provides updates on HTS' daily activities, both civil and military, in Syria, and its multimedia releases.

  • HTS News in Syria for May 15, 2017

    Highlights: The assassination of HTS military commander, Abu Sa’d al-Faransi (possibly French); official statement by HTS media arm criticizing Turkish incursion into Idlib territory; clashes with regime in al-Ghouta and Aleppo.

  • HTS News in Syria for May 16, 2017

    Highlights: HTS video features Reactions of civilians to a recent US bounty on Julani; Formation and recruitment of HTS’ Elite Forces in Dara'a; Reports on casualties in northern Homs, Eastern Ghouta; Claims of use vacuum bombs by Russian forces in northern Hama.

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