The Joint Forces on the outskirts of Ein Issa and ISIS retreats


Free Syrian Army in association with Kurdish Protection Units waged a violent attack on the Jalabiyeh and surroundings area, led to a remarkable retreat by the members of ISIS under the intense air strikes carried out by the warplanes affiliated to international coalition during the past few days.

Violent clashes between the joint forces and ISIS group in the vicinity of Jalabiyeh and Kharab Ishq area, which resulted the control of joint forces on both of Jalabiyeh and Cement Factory (Lafarge), although the group has detonated the booby-trapped tunnels next to the factory that was already destroyed completely, the scope of control extended to include all of the villages of Kharab Ishq Foqani and Kharab Ishq Tehtani as well as Jefarah village, clashes arrived to the vicinity of Salukah village now, after coalition warplanes waged nearly seven air raids on Jalabiyeh area led to the death of many of ISIS fighters.

ISIS during the retreat to the rear lines, two car bomb exploded in an attempt to halt the advance of the joint forces, as the group informed all of the villages of (Shwehan – Abu Surrah – Aber – Eheimer Sagheer – Eheimer Kabeer) to evacuate these villages by morning, where the group is trying to re-order its ranks in the light of immense breakdown during the last few hours.

Where the joint forces have become on the outskirts of Ein Issa town and close to control it and overcome the group, according to what mentioned by the reporter “Raqqa is being slaughtered silently”, this is a major step toward the city of Tell Abiad, which is one of the main arteries that feed ISIS, and through controlling it the liberalization of Raqqa city has become possible .

media activist from the city of Raqqa, student at the Faculty of Law at the University of the Euphrates. Director of the Media Office of Raqqa, founding member of "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently", founding member of the documentary project of "Sound and Picture". I work in documenting violations committed by Assad's regime and ISIS group and extremist organizations inside the city of Raqqa, as I work in programming, design and visual media. I hold a certificate of coach in digital security, and a certificate of journalist coach, and a certificate in documenting violations against human rights, and a certificate in electronic advocacy. I underwent a training under the supervision of "Cyber-Arabs" in collaboration with the Institute for War and Peace "IWPR", about the management of electronic websites and leadership of advocacy campaigns, and a training of press photography under the supervision of the photojournalist "Peter Hove Olesen".