After a bloody fight between al-Rahman Corps and Jaish al-Islam, new agreements between them to stop the media war and about the situation of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in the Eastern Ghouta
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from several reliable sources that a meeting was held between Al-Rahman Corps and Jaish al-Islam, who both are operating in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory, a long meeting was held between the leaders of the two factions in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, in which both of them agreed to some points, including stopping the media war between both parties, in addition to end the fighting between them completely, and deal with some unresolved issues between both factions. The sources stressed that consensus was reached in the meeting between the two parties on the situation of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in the Eastern Ghouta, while no details have been received so far about their consensus about Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham.
This meeting came after a fighting that began in April 2017 between al-Rahman Corps and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham against Jaish al-Islam, which killed about at least 180 fighters of both parties, including about 75 fighters of Jaish al-Islam. The death toll included 5 leaders; they are the head of the Military Services Authority in Jaish al-Islam, a commander of the first ranks in al-Rahman Corps, and the commander of al-Marj Operation Room and the chief-of-staff of the Third Brigade in Jaish al-Islam, in addition to the commander of security group affiliated to Al-Rahman Corps and the “Security Emir” in Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in Arbin city. The clashes also left tens of injured people with different severity in the ranks of both parties. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also documented the death of 15 civilians, including 2 children, while tens of civilians were injured with different severity. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also documented during the bloody fighting between Jaish al-Islam against al-Rahman Corps and Al-Fustat Army, of which Nusra Front (Qaeda organization in the Levant) consisted its main pillar, which broke out late April 2016, the death of more than 500 fighters from both parties, in addition to hundreds of prisoners and injured in both of their ranks, and the fighting also resulted in the deaths of about 10 civilians, including 4 children and women and the only gynecologist in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 28th of July that a demonstration took place in Douma city in the eastern Ghouta, where protesters shouted “the Ghouta is Free Free and al-Nusra should get out of it”, and “O Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham leave; leave our revolution in peace”, the demonstrators also called for “the factions to unite and to get Jabhat al-Nusra from cities and towns of the Eastern Ghouta to stop the blood river”, while a sign written on it “Heroes of Rahman Corps, complete what your brothers in Jaysh al-Islam have started”, also a demonstration took place in the cities of Idlib, Maarrat Al-Nu’man and Binnish town and Dana town in the northern countryside of Idlib, in which the demonstrators demanded “the factions to unite”, and the confirmed that “the revolution is civil and belongs to a civilian administration that run it”, and the demonstrators shouted for “Saraqeb, Maarrat Al-Nu’man and in Jabal Al-Zawiyah”, also demonstrations took place in the towns of Atarib, Kafr Naha and Khan Al-Asal in the western countryside of Aleppo, in which the demonstrators demanded “the military factions to unite in order to overthrow the regime and holding on to the principles of the Revolution”.