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Terrorist ISIL Retreats from East of Aleppo to Raqqa

The ISIL terrorist group relocated its forces from the Northwestern city of Aleppo to positions in Raqqa to assist other terrorists in the Northeastern province against the Kurdish and Syrian forces’ heavy attacks.
Al-Mayadeen TV channel reported that the Takfiri terrorists have retreated from the city of Jarabulus in the Eastern part of Aleppo after sustaining heavy blows from the Syrian army.

The report added that the ISIL troops are now on the move to join their comrades in Raqqa province where the terrorist group has sustained a growing number of defeats and lost vast areas on multiple fronts.

At the weekend, the Syrian Kurdish fighters along with the army units made major advances in their clean-up operations on the outskirts of the strategic Northern border town of Tal Abyad, North of Raqqa, and recaptured several areas from the ISIL terrorists.

On Saturday, the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the army soldiers continued to make more gains in their fight against ISIL around Tal Abyad, recapturing the villages of Umm Barmeel, Khatoun, Abu Husseini, Maheiri, Al-Rawiyah, and five small farms.

In a relevant development on Wednesday, The Syrian Armed Forces, in heavy clashes with the militant groups, forced them to leave behind their equipment and retreat from their positions in some battlefronts in Idlib and Homs provinces.

Military sources told the FNA that the Syrian army men have been successful in their anti-terrorism operations in the Northwestern province of Idlib, and pushed the militants back from their strongholds near al-Qura village.

The sources in the Central province of Homs also confirmed that the army managed to ambush a group of the ISIL terrorists near al-Tafha village in the Eastern parts of the province, which resulted in the killing or wounding of tens of the fighters.

The ISIL terrorists also suffered heavy losses during army operations against their gatherings in Unq al-Hawa and al-Msheirfeh al-Shamaliyeh in Jebb al-Jarrah area.

Syria has been grappling with a deadly crisis since March 2011. The violence fuelled by Takfiri groups has so far claimed the lives of over 210,000 people, according to reports. New figures show that over 76,000 people, including thousands of children, lost their lives in Syria last year.

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