Battles continue between Tahrir Al-Sham against the National Liberation Front west of Aleppo amid calm prevailing the clash areas in Idlib province

Areas in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, witnessed continued violent fighting, between Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement affiliated to the National Liberation Front on one hand, and Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham on the other, where the clashes are concentrated in Kafr Naha, Kabtan al-Jabal, the Regiment 111 and Jam’eyyat Al-Rahal, and the SOHR monitored that al-Zenki managed to restore Jam’eyyat Al-Rahal hours after Tahrir Al-Sham had imposed its control over it, and as for the fighting in Idlib province, cautious calm is prevailing all of Idlib province along with mobilizations and sporadic targeting operations that are being witnessed this evening, after a day of violent fighting in separated areas in Idlib countryside, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that the National Liberation Front managed to regain all positions it lost Thursday in the countryside of Idlib for Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, in the context of the bloody clashes between them, where it was able to restore Midan Ghazal, Shahranaz, Dirona, Shir Mghar, Jassem farm, Jubb Sulaiman, Shulin, Arinbeh, Karsaa, and al-Faqea in the southern sector of Idlib countryside and Jabal Shashabo, while the National Liberation Front factions did not just had enough with that, where they controlled Ma’arrat Mesrin, al-Naqir, and al-Ghadqa from the grip of Tahrir al-Sham, after clashes between both parties, in addition to the advancements they made hours ago in controlling Sfuhen, and in the same context, the clash between both parties continue in an attack by National Liberation Front; in the areas of Hish, Kafrsajna, and Sheikh Mustafa in the southern countryside of Idlib, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the National Front managed to control the area of ​​the sheep market near Sheikh Mustafa, it was also able to capture more than 13 members of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham west of Hish village in the southern countryside of Idlib, and in the countryside Aleppo; hit and run clashes continue in areas at the western sector of Aleppo countryside, between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham against Nour al-Dien al-Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front, where Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham was able to achieve a new advancement and control the Jam’eyyat al-Arman, after it took control of Jam’eyyat al-Rahal hours ago.

Also, the bloody clashes left more casualties in the ranks of both parties, where it rose to 55 at least, the number of casualties of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, also it rose to 44, the number of killed members of Nour al-Dien Zenki movement, while the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 8 civilians including a nurse and 3 children, in the clashes that still taking place in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, while the clashes between the Nour al-Dien Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham; have caused the injury and captured of large number of fighters of both parties, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the bloody clashes between the major the Syrian north factions; have spread from the provinces of Aleppo and Idlib to Hama Province, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored an attack carried out by the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham of the National Liberation Front against locations of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, in Qastun area in Sahl al-Ghab at the northwestern countryside of Hama, while the violent clashes are still taking place in several areas in Shashabo Mountain in Idlib countryside, between the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored counterattacks carried out by the National Liberation Front, to restore what it has lost to Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham since the morning of today, Thursday, where National Liberation Front was able to restore Midan Ghazal, Shahranaz, al-Dirona, Shir Mghar, Jassem farm, Jubb Sulaiman, and Shulin, while it did not control Arinbeh, Karsaa, and al-Faqea yet and they are still controlled by Tahrir al-Sham after today’s attacks.

While in the western sector of Aleppo countryside; the clashes continue between Nour al-Dien al-Zenki movement and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham at a violent pace, in the areas of Blenta, al-Jinah and other places in the area, accompanied by shell and targeting by machineguns, while the continuous clashes in its third day left more casualties.

Where it rose to 41 at least, the number of casualties of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, also it rose to 34, the number of killed members of Nour al-Dien Zenki movement, while the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 6 civilians including a nurse and 2 children, in the clashes that still taking place in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, while the clashes between the Nour al-Dien Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham; have caused the injury and captured of large number of fighters of both parties, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published this morning that the bloody clashes continue between the major factions of the Syrian north in places in the countryside of Idlib and Hama, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored heavy attack by tens of machines and armored vehicles, carried out by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham since dawn of today, Thursday, the third of January 2019, in areas of Tremla, Karsaa, Faqea, Om Sir, the sheep market in the vicinity of Sheikh Mustafa, and Arnaba in the southern sector of Idlib countryside, and other places in most of villages of Jabal Shashabo within the countryside of Idlib, such as al-Mestriha, Shulin, al-Dirona, al-Jassim Farm, and Jubb Sulaiman, where violent clashes are taking place between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and the National Liberation Front factions, amid advancement by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in sites there, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the control of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham of al-Faqea, Karsaa, Arinbeh, Shahranaz, Midan Ghazal, Shulin, Sheer Mghar, Qarrat Jern, Dirona, al-Jassem Farm, Jubb Sulaiman, and other points in the area, some of which are adjacent to the Turkish observation posts. While in the western sector of Aleppo countryside; the clashes continue at a slower pace than the countryside of Idlib, where the clashes between Nour al-Dien al-Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, are concentrated in areas of Khan al-Asal, Blenta, Mkalbis, Abyan and al-Jinah, in an exchange of attacks between both parties, where the Syrian Observatory monitored Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham controlling al-Jinah and Abyan west of Aleppo, which is the first advancement for the National Front since the outbreak of clashes between them, amid confirmed information about more casualties during the continuous clashes in the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo.

And the Syrian Observatory yesterday published yesterday night that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continued alertness and mobilizations by the factions fighting in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, and in both southern and eastern countryside of Idlib, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the continued clashes between the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, in areas on the road between Saraqib and Marraat Al-Nu’man, on Aleppo – Damascus International Road, in conjunction with taking the control of Msibin area by Suqour Al-Sham Brigades on Aleppo – Latakia Road, amid information about the fall of human losses in the ranks of both parties, while the resentment is still prevailing among the locals who are afraid of the development of the fighting to a higher level of violence, which exposes their lives to danger, and they called upon the factions to keep the citizens away of the ongoing fighting and to move away of the populated areas, also the pace of fighting decreased in the western countryside of Aleppo, after violent fighting that took place between Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement against Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, where the latter is led by Abu al-Yaqzan al-Masri, and he appeared in a video inside Darat Izza town over which Tahrir Al-Sham imposed its control, and which is considered the second largest town in the western countryside of Aleppo, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that it monitored the continuation of clashes between the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, in areas in Idlib countryside, in conjunction with clashes between both parties in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored continuous clashes in areas in the vicinity of Darat Azza and Khan al-Asal area, and other areas in the western countryside of Aleppo, between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham against Nour al-Dien al-Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front, amid targeting in the clash areas, which caused more casualties, also the Syrian Observatory monitored a curfew by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in Saraqib town in the eastern sector of Idlib countryside, in conjunction with the violent clashes that broke out in areas at the eastern outskirts of Saraqib town, between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and the National Liberation Front, coincided with constant clashes between both parties in areas in the international road, which connects Saraqib town and Maarrat al-Nu’man city, amid information about prisoners of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, also the National Liberation Front managed to control Jaradah village, the clashes caused more casualties and amid widespread public discontent and anger of these bloody clashes, in which tens of both parties and civilians were killed, wounded, and captured.

where it rose to 24 at least, the number of casualties of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, also it rose to 18 , the number of killed members of Nour al-Dien Zenki movement, while the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 6 civilians including a nurse and 2 children, in the clashes that still taking place in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, while the clashes between the Nour al-Dien Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham; have caused the injury and captured of large number of fighters of both parties, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

While the Syrian Observatory monitored the presence of Abu al-Yaqzan al-Masri -the “Jihadi” leader of Egyptian nationality- in the forefront of the combat operations against the Nour al-Dien al-Zenki movement, where he participated his fighters in the attack and incited them to fight, days after his “prohibition” to participate alongside the Turks in the fight against the Kurdish forces in Manbij and east of Euphrates, where the “jihadi” Abu al-Yaqzan said:

“A battle between a secular army and a secular atheist party, is a battle in a cycle of long conflict between Turkish nationalists and Kurdish nationalists, where Islam has share of it, and the word of God has no place in it, a battle that comes in the context of international understandings, which began with the normalization of relations with Assad regime, through Bashir’s visit, and the statements by Oglu that if Bashar came through democratic and fair elections, then, everyone should deal with him, the participation in this battle is haram according to the Sharia”

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the clashes getting wider between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and the National Liberation Front, where the clashes spread from the western countryside of Aleppo to the countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man, in the southern and southeastern sectors of Idlib countryside, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: the Islamic movement of Ahrar al-Sham and Soqur al-Sham Brigades of the National Liberation Front; have mobilized after the afternoon of today, Wednesday, the 2nd of January 2019, in large numbers of fighters, vehicles, and armored vehicles, after which clashes erupted on the highway connecting Maarrat al-Nu’man city and Khan Shaykhun city then extended to the road taking to Saraqib, and the violent clashes caused resulted in the control of the National Liberation Front on the towns of Ma’saran and Babila, accompanied by clashes against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in places in the vicinity of Bsida and Hish, amid exchange of shelling on areas in Jabal al-Zawiyah, and the Syrian Observatory monitored the use of heavy machine guns, mortars, and artillery shells intensely, while the clashes remained in an expanding state until they reached Khan al-Sobol, after the continuation of attack by Ahrar al-Sham and Soqur al-Sham in their attack on areas of presence of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham.

These clashes coincide with clashes between Nour al-Dien al- Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, in areas in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, amid exchange of targeting and information about more casualties, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continuation of clashes between the major factions operating in the Syrian north; for the second day in a row, where the Syrian Observatory monitored clashes on the outskirts of Darat Azza town, which was controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, which is considered the second largest towns in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, while reliable sources confirmed that Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham seek to expand its control at the expense of Nour al-Dien al-Zenki movement of the National Liberation Front, in the wake of military reinforcements brought by both parties to participate in the clashes that have been taking place since the early hours of the morning of Wednesday, the 2nd of January 2019, while the Syrian Observatory monitoring Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham controlling Darat Azza and al-al-Hbata and Mkilbis and parts of al-Saadia area, amid attempts to enforce their control in these areas, in which they are sweeping and arresting residents of the area’s residents.

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