Clashes broke out on Friday between Syrian rebel groups and al-Qaeda-splinter group of Fateh al-Sham in Syria’s northwestern Idlib Governorate.
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, previously known as Nusra Front, clashed with foreign-backed rebel factions in the countryside of Idlib –where they both used to share power after the expulsion of Syrian regime’s forces nearly two years ago.
“Rebel fighters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) attacked headquarters of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in southern Idlib, killing and wounding scores of extremists. The attack was followed by heavy clashes between the FSA and Fateh al-Sham,” local media activist Samer al-Sayyed told ARA News.
Idlib is considered one of the main Syrian governorates out of the regime’s control.