Hazzm dissolves itself after clashes with AlNusra (Qaeda)

After days of bloody clashes with Jabhat Al-Nusra (Al Qaeda affiliated group) Hazzm Movement dissolved itself and joined Aljabha Alshamiya (Levant Front).

Logo of Hazzm Movement

Logo of Hazzm Movement

The tension between the two groups started six months ago and increased sharply in the last couple of weeks when Al Nusra accused Hazzm of abducting four of its leaders. Then Al-Nusra declared an open war against Hazzm Movement and heavy clashes took place near the town of Al-Atareb in Aleppo province (30 KM west of Aleppo city).

Al-Atareb town was one of the first towns to revolt against ISIS in January 2014 and forced ISIS fighters to leave the town.

Hazzm Movement in an alliance of opposition armed groups and backed by the US and the west, and they were equipped with BGM-71 TOW anti-tank guided missiles.

Al-Nusra is aggressively trying to dominate northwestern Syria to establish its emirate. It will keep fighting the moderate groups one after one.