FOUR FOREIGN HTS PREACHERS ASSASSINATED IN ONE WEEK

Over the last week unknown attackers have assassinated four foreign preachers from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in Idlib, raising the already high level of tension between HTS and other militant group in the area. On Wednesday, Sep 20th, the attackers killed Abu Salman al-Maghribi and Abu Yahya al-Tunisi in the city of Idlib. The death…

HTS COMMANDER KILLED IN HAMA

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) military commander Maher Abu al-Abbas was killed on Wednesday, Sep 20th, in the clashes with the Syrian army in Northern Hama. The clashes erupted after HTS militants launched a widescale offensive on the SAA positions near Maan village in Northern Hama with support from other militant groups. Earlier this day two…

RUSSIAN JETS TARGET SENIOR MILITANTS LEADERS IN IDLIB

On Wednesday, Sep 20th, Russian Air Force struck a house in Jarjanaz village in Idlib province, targeting a senior Ahrar al-Sham military commander. The air strike destroyed the hideout of Husam Salama, one of the most prominent Ahrar al-Sham commanders in Idlib. However, Salama survived the explosion. The Russian jets have also targeted Abu Isa…

HTS ACCUSES GREAT BRITAIN OF COOPERATING WITH ASSAD

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) accused Great Britain of cooperating with the Syrian government after London declared its intention to ban the group from getting any direct or indirect support due to its ties to Al-Qaeda. In a statement, released by HTS on Wednesday, Sep 20th, the group claimed that it remains an “independent revolutionary body”…

OPPOSITION PREACHER COMPARES HTS TO ISIS

A prominent opposition preacher Abu Basyr al-Tartousi critisized Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group, accusing it of supporting the Syrian government and comparing it to ISIS. In a statement, published on his Twitter page, al-Tartousi said that despite being separate structures, HTS and ISIS share the same “foolishness, stupidity and inanity” among them. These accusations came after…