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Hayat Tahrir al-Sham intensifies campaign against al-Qaeda affiliate in Idlib

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham presses on with its campaign to weaken Hurras al-Din.

ALEPPO, Syria — Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, which controls Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib, this month launched a campaign of wide-scale arrests against prominent leaders and members of Hurras al-Din (Guardians of Religion Organization), which is affiliated with al-Qaeda.

It appears that the arrests against the jihadi organization are a continuation of the security campaign Hayat Tahrir al-Sham launched a while ago to weaken Hurras al-Din and perhaps even eliminate it.

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