09 Jul '17, 3pm

Jihadists claim to crack down on Islamic State cells in Idlib, Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

Jihadists claim to crack down on Islamic State cells in Idlib, Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

Hay’at Tahrir al Sham (the “Assembly for the Liberation of the Levant,” or HTS), an insurgent coalition of several groups, claims to have launched security operations targeting Islamic State cells throughout the Syrian province of Idlib. Earlier today, the jihadist joint venture, which includes the organization formerly known as Al Nusrah Front, announced the arrests of more than 100 fighters accused of being Abu Bakr al Baghdadi’s loyalists. HTS identified some of those detained as key figures in the Islamic State’s clandestine apparatus. One of them is a young man known as Abu Sulayman al-Rusi (the Russian), who supposedly led the self-declared caliphate’s security service in Idlib. A picture of the alleged Baghdadi operative (seen below) was posted on the Telegram channel maintained by HTS’s official propaganda arm, Ebaa News Agency . Another Islamic State security offi...

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longwarjournal.org 04 Jul '17, 1pm

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