ISWNews Analysis Group: From last night and today morning resistance forces could reclaim important areas in south of Aleppo city such as Rahbat, Maarata farms and Maarata from terrorists using surprising attacks.
Following Syrian Army blitzkrieg advances in Idlib province, first Hamediyah base in south of Maarat al-Numan and then Kafr Roma town in west of Maarat al-Numan were liberated. Liberation of Kafr Roma town put the Maarat al-Numan into full siege and then Syrian Army entered the town and liberated it from Tahrir al Sham terrorists and its allies.
On 26 January, Tahrir al-Sham terrorists targeted the Syrian Army position west of Aleppo west of Jamiat al-Zahraa in the Biyout Mahna area with a suicide bomber.
As the Syrian Army operations intensify in Idlib and western Aleppo provinces, as well as increasing artillery and air strikes against the Tahrir al-sham positions, locals are fleeing toward the Turkish border and calmer areas to avoid war.
ISWNews Analysis Group: On 27 January, following the advances of Syrian Army in north and south of Maarat al-Numan, more than ten points and villages were liberated from the terrorists occupation.
ISWNews Analysis Group: In recent days, the western and southwestern fronts of Aleppo have witnessed widespread clashes between the Syrian Army and Tahrir al-Sham terrorists and other radical groups but the contact lines remained untouched.
The Syrian Army liberated the villages of Maar Shorin and Zaalana in the northeast of Maarat al-Numan, and then crossed the Aleppo-Damascus highway, and the villages of al-Dana and Babila came under the control of the Syrian Army. Earlier this morning, the village of Sawami’h was also liberated from militants occupation.
Right now engagements in Wadi al-Zayf and east of Maarat al-Numan are continuing.
Following the Syrian Army advances in the Idlib province, Talmenes and Maar Shamsha in the east of the strategic city of Maarat al-Numan were liberated from the occupation of Tahrir al-Sham terrorists and its allies.
Less than a month after the last Syrian Army advances in the southeast of Idlib province, today Syrian Army forces again began ground advances on this axis and succeeded in liberating the areas of Deir al-Sharqi, Deir al-Gharbi, Taqanah and Maar Shamarin in a few hours from the Tahrir al-Sham and its allies. Hence the distance of Syrian Army forces from the strategic city of Maarat al-Numan reduced to less than 3 kilometers.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Hayat Tahrir al-Sham recaptured Tal Khatrah and Abu Jarif in eastern Idlib from the Syrian Army forces.