7 in Syria, rebel groups have United against jihadists

Seven groups of rebels in Syria have United to fight against militants of the Islamist organization «Dzhebhat Fatah al-sham». On Thursday, January 26, reported an opposition group «Ahrar al-sham», reports DW.

The Union effort was a reaction to the attack that the militants «Dzhebhat Fatah al-sham» has made Tuesday, January 24, at a rebel base in the North-West of Syria. Jihadists believe that the moderate opposition that was made to the talks in the Kazakh capital Astana, conspired against the Islamists, according to news Agency Reuters.

Fighting between the jihadists and rebels continued for the third day in the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo, AFP reports.

«Jabhat al Fatah al-sham» was previously called «Front EN-Nusra» and was associated with «al-Qaeda». The organization is considered a terrorist in many countries. Its participation in peace talks on Syria are not provided by the organizers.

The talks in Astana — the attempt to restart peace dialogue in Syria after the cease-fire there since December 30. The introduction of ceasefire was agreed with Turkey and Iran. It does not apply to terrorist groups operating in Syria, led by the Islamic state.




7 in Syria, rebel groups have United against jihadists 27.01.2017

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