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TASS, April 28. The Jabhat al-Nusra terror group (outlawed in Russia) and the Syrian opposition's armed units agreed to establish a ceasefire across Syria's Idlib province, the Al Mayadeen TV channel reported. The ceasefire was declared after a feud that had lasted for more than two months. According to ...
It has evolved from a cell-based structure largely involved with counterinsurgency to a full-fledged army, now considered the strongest non-state force in the world. The Badr Organization is an Iraqi political party that fought Daesh in Iraq and helped the Syrian government retake Aleppo from al-Nusra Front ...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – An Australian member of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (formerly Jabhat Al-Nusra) was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for fighting with the aforementioned jihadist group in Syria. According to the Daily Mail, Mehmeet Biber, 25, left Australia for Syria in 2013; he would then ...
Biber left Sydney for Syria in July 2013 to support Jabhat al-Nusra, a terrorist group fighting against the Syrian government. But after recently pleading guilty to entering a foreign state with intent to engage in armed hostile activity, he claims he travelled there because he “wanted to help”. Mehmet Biber is ...
... he argues that the chemical attack might have been carried out by Jaish al Islam; citing regime employees, he argues that the Barzeh Research Center was merely producing “antidotes for snake bites and children's medicine;” citing his own book, he alleges that the al-Nusra Front had carried out a sarin ...
MOSCOW, April 19. /TASS/. Further provocations with improvised chemical weapons are not excluded in Syria to justify a possible Jabhat al-Nusra-led offensive on government troops in southern Syria, a military diplomatic source said on Thursday. According to the source, Jabhat al-Nusra alone and ...

The moderates among them (there were still quite a few left at the time) believed that the West had seen the error of abandoning them, and a counter-offensive could be launched not just against the regime, but the extremists of Jabhat al-Nusra and the newly arrived Isis who were taking over their revolution ...
We know al-Qaeda's presence started in late 2011 and early 2012 with the emergence of Jabhat al-Nusra, but how the group's role in the country has developed since is more complex. If anything, this complexity has grown since mid-2016. The rebranding of al-Nusra into Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (JFS) and ...
Jabhat Al Nusra, having survived the upheaval of its infighting with ISIL, bounced back and also became a key player in the conflict, as did ISIL. Acting against or in alliance with each other, these four groups have since dominated the scene in Syria. Recently, however, each has faced unprecedented ...
SANA's correspondent said that the army units engaged in violent clash using various types of weapons with the terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and other groups affiliated to it positioned in al-Sathiyat area after the terrorists attacked army positions in Tal Dara and Qebet al-Kurdi to the east of Hama.
HTS is dominated by members of Al-Qaeda's onetime Syria affiliate, Al-Nusra Front. According to the Observatory, Masri was in charge of education services for foreign members of the organisation. He had previously served as a military trainer for new recruits. "Abu Ayman was a member of Al-Qaeda ...
According to the source, on the afternoon of February 12, rebels from the Jabhat Al-Nusra (Al-Nusra Front) terrorist organization brought three cars packed with more than 20 cylinders of chlorine along with personal protective equipment to Serakab. Additionally, according to the caller, representatives of the ...
According to the Russian military, al-Nusra Front terrorist group brought more than 20 containers with chlorine to a village in Idlib. The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation stated that it had received information from a local resident that al-Nusra Front terrorists and White Helmets were preparing to stage ...
"Jabhat al-Nusra units, affiliated with Al-Qaeda (outlawed in Russia) remain the main source of instability in Syria, particularly in the Idlib area," the statement reads. "Members of this terror group, who have been receiving weapons and financial support, seek to disrupt the peace process in de-escalation zones, driving out ...
Bottom Line: While ISIS's territory has dwindled, al Qaida has managed to build a strong following in Syria, and may use the civil-war-torn country as a base from which to target the West. The group has evolved into the network's largest global affiliate by strategically positioning itself as a key opposition ...
Russian bombers carried out a special operation in that part of the Syrian district of Idlib, where the Russian Su-25 attack aircraft was shot down by terrorists today. The pilot died in a skirmish with the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported. "The Russian Armed Forces carried ...
BEIRUT, Feb 2 (KUNA) -- Lebanon's military court issued Friday a death sentence against Ali Laqees, a Syrian who belonged to Al-Nusra Front, for killing ... Al-Nusra Front kidnapped a number of Lebanese servicemen in August 2014 in an attack against posts of the army and internal security in Arsal, ...

We knew that Qatar's attempts to contain Taliban will fail because Doha's approach in managing relations with extremist groups, like Hezbollah in Lebanon, Hamas in Gaza and even Al-Nusra Front in Syria, is always based on buying temporary political stances for huge sums of money. Doha has never ...
The Syrian Arab Army is conducting an offensive against terrorists of al-Nusra Front in the contact area of the provinces of Hama, Idlib, and Aleppo. ... After the massive bombardment against the positions of al-Nusra Front in the villages of Hajilah, Totah, Aniq, the terrorists abandoned their fortifications.
By bringing the allegedly secular Free Syrian Army (FSA) to the forefront of Operation Olive Branch, Ankara is seeking to distance itself from the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front and to legitimize the FSA, comprised of those who instigated the war in Syria seven years ago, political analyst Ghassan Kadi told ...
BEIRUT, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Lebanese army forces arrested a Syrian national who belonged to Al-Nusra Front, in the eastern town of Arsal, the army ... the army ... and offering media and avertising services for terrorists, as well as smuggling food for Al-Nusra Front and other terror groups," said the army.
"For quite some time our Western partners have been trying to fan a scandal over East Ghouta and Idlib while ignoring the fact that the concentration of militants close to Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed in Russia as a terrorist organization) remains high there and that these militants mount fire attacks on ...
"Syrian government troops and militia forces have begun to eliminate a group of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization surrounded in the eastern part of the Idlib province, which has more than 1,500 militants," the ministry said. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the terrorists are armed with ...
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham — formerly Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, formerly an al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra — was the spearhead of the jihadist campaign now engulfing various parts of the world. Despite ostensibly severing links with al-Qaeda in 2016, Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's (HTS) ties to the group render it a ...
MOSCOW, January 21. /TASS/. The Syrian military and militia encircled a big grouping of the Jabhat Al-Nusra terrorist organization (outlawed in Russia - TASS) in eastern Idlib, and liberated from militants the Abu Duhur airport, Russia's Defense Ministry reported on Sunday. "Assault troops of the Syrian governmental forces ...
Washington is reluctant to separate the Syrian opposition from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization (outlawed in Russia), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. The agreement on separating the Syrian opposition from terrorists was reached following the results of a meeting between Russian ...
"Provocations by Jabhat al-Nusra militants and radical units of the illegal armed groups in Syria have intensified substantially in the first days of 2018," she said. "In particular, attacks on the Russian military's deployment sites took place." According to Zakharova, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the ...
A coalition of Islamist rebel groups including, the Al Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Al Nusra and the powerful Ahrar Al Sham militia, swept through the north-western province bordering Turkey in the spring of 2015. It has remained in rebel hands despite subsequent factional fighting and relentless government ...
HAMA: Army units continued military operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Idleb countryside to eradicate terrorism and restore security to the villages of Abu Dali area in the southeastern countryside of the province. Field commanders told SANA on Friday that the army adopted a ...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that al-Nusra Front terrorists were getting help from the outside. "They are still resisting, including via receiving external help, according to our information," Lavrov said. "Of course, the main anti-terrorist task now is to defeat ...
Although some militants who fled the battlefield are trying to either regroup in Syria or leave the country, it is clear that the main fight is over. Now, of course, the main anti-terrorist objective is the defeat of Jabhat al-Nusra," the minister said. "The Syrian army and its allies have been pushing Jabhat al-Nusra ...
An effort to eliminate members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) in Syria will be completed in 2018, the chief of the Russian ... daily, Gerasimov said that next year's developments in Syria will include "the completion of eliminating militants from Jabhat al-Nusra and its affiliates.".
MOSCOW, December 27. /TASS/. An effort to eliminate members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) in Syria will be completed in 2018, the chief of the Russian General Staff, Army Gen. Valery Gerasimov, said on Wednesday. In an interview with the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily, ...
Russia hopes for joint work with the U/S/ in fighting Jabhat Al-Nusra in Syria, head of the Russian delegation to the talks on Syria in Astana, the Russian president's envoy on the Syrian settlement Alexander Lavrentyev told TASS on Saturday. “We have a positive experience in joint work fighting the IS ...
Syrian army unit, in cooperation with the popular defense groups thwarted Daesh (ISIS) terrorist groups' infiltration attempt towards the outskirts of al-Tadamon neighborhood to the south of Damascus city. As SANA reporter said Daesh terrorists on Wednesday infiltrated into a number of blocks of buildings ...
According to the source, the forward-deployed units of the Syrian forces entered the territory of the airbase after capturing the fortifications on the eastern side of the base, which had been seized by al-Nusra Front (outlawed in Russia) terrorists in 2015. Earlier in the day, a source told Sputnik that Syrian ...
SANA reporter in Hama said that Army units, in cooperation with the popular defense group, carried out intensive operations during which they clashed with Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and advanced into the village of Rawaida, killing and wounding a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons.
Although some militants who fled the battlefield are trying to either regroup in Syria or leave the country, it is clear that the main fight is over. Now, of course, the main anti-terrorist objective is the defeat of Jabhat al-Nusra," the minister said. "The Syrian army and its allies have been pushing Jabhat al-Nusra ...
MOSCOW, December 27. /TASS/. An effort to eliminate members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) in Syria will be completed in 2018, the chief of the Russian General Staff, Army Gen. Valery Gerasimov, said on Wednesday. In an interview with the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily, ...
"It is clear that the jihadist movement in Syria is suffering probably the worst moment of internal fighting since the 2013 schism between ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra," said Jennifer Cafarella of the Washington-based Institute for the Study of War, using an alternate acronym for the Islamic State group. Jabhat ...
In the statement, Zawahiri unloads about Jabhat Al Nusra's decision to rebrand away from Al Qaeda in July last year, which he said it was made ...
"As a result of monitoring of the Southern de-escalation zone, officers found out that the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were operating near the ...
The Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch on Tuesday announced the arrest of five members of the jihadist al-Nusra Front group in the ...
... and Jabhat al-Nusra in their area. The protesters demanded that security should be provided for humanitarian organizations, that provocative ...
Israel issued a strong warning to al-Nusra Front against attempting to occupy ... after Tel Aviv had agreed with al-Nusra Front to occupy Khodr.
According to the Syrian news agency (SANA), the radical Salafi group, Jabhat al-Nusra, an al-Qaida affiliate, was responsible for the attack.
“A suicide bomber from Al-Nusra Front detonated a car bomb in the midst of the village, located on the outskirts of Hader, killing nine people ...
Since Jabhat Al Nusra recast itself as a Syrian group with no external links, I have argued that the rebranding was a ruse. For me, the story is ...
The piece takes note of the fact that al Qaeda's branch in Syria, long known as Jabhat al-Nusra or al-Nusra Front, changed its names numerous ...
... ended support to groups like al-Nusra Front (later rebranded Jabhat Fateh al-Sham) after a period of time when it became unacceptable.


 

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