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Hayat Tahrir al-Sham expands recruitment to all of Idlib province

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham is offering young Syrians in the northwestern province of Idlib many incentives to join the militant group's ranks.
Hayat Tharir al-Sham fighters

ALEPPO, Syria — Hayat Tahrir al-Sham continues its efforts to cement its power and military strength in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib by recruiting more fighters. It has established a military recruitment department with many affiliated divisions across the province that receive young men wishing to join one of the group’s brigades.

On May 10, a member of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’s Shura Council, Mazhar al-Wais, appeared in a video giving a speech to a group of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham recruits in which he said, “Take initiative and walk in the steps of heroes. Communicate with us through the following accounts.” 

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