The sources said that Ahrar al-Sham and Nouralddeen al-Zinki have agreed on merging their members and establishing a new group to be called Syria’s Tahrir Front.
The sources added that Former Commander of Ahrar al-Sham Jaber Ali Pasha is to command Syria’s Tahrir Front.
Also, the Arabic-language al-Watan daily quoted well-informed sources as saying that Ankara organized a meeting between the commanders of Ahrar al-Sham and Nouralddeen al-Zinki last month to persuade the two groups to merge their gunmen and form a Joint Operation Room and boost unity between the terrorists.
Al-Watan further added that Ankara’s intention to create friendly relations among terrorists in Idlib is aimed at occupying the province.
Meantime, Hawar news quoted well-informed sources as disclosing on Friday that the Turkish government agreed to transfer the ISIL groups, deployed in Idlib, to the Turkish territory and later forward them to Jandaris region in Northwestern Aleppo.
Local sources in Jandaris have reported movement of black-wearing militants with ISIL flag.
The militant-affiliated sources had previously reported that hundreds of ISIL gunmen have joined other terrorist groups in Idlib.