Intense Fighting Near Abu al-Duhur Airbase, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham Attacks Musharifah

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Clashes are ongoing between the Tiger Forces and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in the vicinity of the Abu al-Duhur Airbase. On January 12, the Syrian Army and its allies outflanked the airbase from the eastern direction but was not able to develop the momentum further.

Separately, the army has allegedly repelled an attack of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and its allies south of the Abu al-Duhur Airbase, near the village of Sinjar, according to pro-govrnment sources. Pro-militant sources say that the fighting is still ongoing in the area.

Government forces have also re-established control over the villages of Hamidiyat ash Shadad, Aljakia and  Hamidiyat

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Meanwhile, intense fighting has been reported in the area of Musharifah in northeastern Hama. HTS attacked it on January 12, since then, the village had been catured and recaptured by the both sides few times. Right now, it remains contested.



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