Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement
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HTS News in Syria for September 26, 2017


Highlights: HTS claims killing over 25 Syrian regime soldiers in clashes in northern Aleppo and in the eastern countryside of Hama; engaging in battles with the regime in Western Ghouta, in the southern and eastern countryside of Hama; HTS reports of collaboration with Ahrar al-Sham against the regime forces in southern Hama; reports of Syrian regime and Russian airstrikes throughout Syria; rehab activities in the countryside of Idlib.

In Unverified Audio, HTS Official Julani Purportedly Discourages Arrest of Prominent HTS Official to Avoid “Huge Crisis”

Jihadists on Telegram disseminated a video containing unverified audio of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) official Abu Muhammad al-Julani purportedly discouraging the arrest of group official Abdullah al-Muhaysini so as to avoid “a huge crisis.”

Ahrar al-Sham Announces Major Changes in Its Leadership

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement’s new general commander Hassan Sufan announced major changes within the group’s leadership, appointing four figures to replace his current First Deputy Leader, General Military Commander, Chief of the Political Wing, and Secretary General.

Ahrar al-Sham’s New Leader Expresses Readiness to Work with Rebel Groups against Common Enemy in First Address

Hassan Sufan, the newly appointed general commander of Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, apologized to the Syrian people for the group’s loss of vision “in trivial disputes,” and promised to continue to keep the revolution alive by fighting the regime and the Islamic State (IS).

Ahrar al-Sham Announce Change of Leadership

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement’s Shura Council announced appointing Hassan Sufan (Abu al-Bara) as the group’s new general commander.

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.

Al-Qaeda Central Urges HTS and Ahrar al-Sham Cease Infighting

Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) issued a statement urging Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, two militant factions in Syria, to cease the infighting between them and respect the sanctity of the blood of their brethren.

Ahrar al-Sham Announces Ceasefire Agreement with HTS

The Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced a ceasefire agreement with Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), ending three days of fighting between the groups in Syria’s Idlib governorate.

Australian Cleric, Former JFS Official, Expresses Disapproval of Recent Battle Between Ahrar al-Sham and HTS

Australian cleric and former Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) official Mostafa Mahamed Farag (AKA Abu Sulayman al-Muhajir) released a statement in which he deliberated on the infighting between Ahrar al-Sham and Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), calling it “existential” and explained why it is immoral as per His view of Islamic Shariah.

HTS Reports Transgressions by Ahrar al-Sham on its Positions Throughout Idlib

With ongoing tensions between Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and Ahrar al-Sham in past weeks ultimately erupting in violence, Ahrar al-Sham has reportedly launched coordinated attacks against HTS, with its fighters storming and taking control over cities and villages throughout Idlib.

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.

Ahrar al-Sham Announce Operation Room in Hama, Clashes in Latakkia and Damascus

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement announced the formation of an operation room in the countryside of Hama and gaining control of several villages in the area, and claimed attacking the pro-regime militia forces in Latakkia and Damascus.

Ahrar al-Sham Claims Seizing Mountains in Eastern Qalamoun After Clashes with IS

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement claimed gaining control of a mountain range in Eastern Qalamoun following clashes against the Islamic State (IS).

Ahrar al-Sham Condemns the Suicide Bombing on Civilians in Damascus

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement condemned the suicide bombing which caused over 25 civilian casualties and over 60 injuries in Damascus on March 15, 2017, and blamed the Syrian regime for the attack.

Ahrar al-Sham Claims Attacks on Pro-Regime Forces in Aleppo, Damascus

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement claimed killing an unidentified number of pro-regime militia forces in attacks carried out in Aleppo and in northern Damascus.

Tahrir al-Sham Statement Clarifies Discord and Situation with Ahrar al-Sham

Tahrir al-Sham released a statement to reprimand Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement for failing the Syrian revolution and bringing it to a deadlock by refraining from merging into one common entity and by instigating internal fights within the Tahrir al-Sham organization.

Ahrar al-Sham Statement Reiterates Call to Tahrir al-Sham for Arbitration

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement condemned Tahrir al-Sham’s “systematic” intimidation of the group, and renewed its call for an arbitration between the parties in an independent Sharia court.

Ahrar al-Sham Claims Killing 25 Militia Forces in Countryside of Homs

Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement claimed killing 25 pro-regime militia forces in clashes at al-Qatari checkpoint on Homs-Salmeyya highway.

Tahrir al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham, Faylaq al-Sham Form Shura Council in Ma’rat al-Numan

Three of the most significant rebel factions in Syria – Tahrir al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, and Faylaq al-Sham – announced forming a Shura Council for the city of Ma’rat al-Numan, in the countryside of Idlib, to help protect and develop the city.


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