23 Mar '17, 9pm

IRGC-controlled Iraqi militia deploys to eastern Damascus battle | FDD's Long War Journal

IRGC-controlled Iraqi militia deploys to eastern Damascus battle | FDD's Long War Journal

The Tehran-controlled Iraqi militia Harakat al Nujaba has announced its participation in a battle raging east of Damascus, joining pro-regime forces in the Jobar and Abbasin districts. Earlier this week, jihadists, Islamists and rebels affiliated with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) launched a surprise offensive in the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital. The al Qaeda-led joint venture Haya’t Tahrir al Sham has a significant role in the insurgent assault and launched several suicide bombings early on in the battle.

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Al Qaeda front group claims responsibility for suicide attacks in Damascus | FDD's Long War Journal

Al Qaeda front group claims responsibility for ...

longwarjournal.org 12 Mar '17, 5pm

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