Syria: updates on events from around the country (Jan 23 – Jan 29)

Idlib: Beginning on January 24th, the tensions between various rebel groups in Idlib escalated further, after Jabhet Fatah al-Shaam (JFS) seized the headquarters of ex-allied Free Syrian Army (FSA) group Jaish al-Mujahideen, and seized several other bases in Ma’arat al-Numa’an and Ma’ar Shourin. Although little actual fighting occurred outside of skirmishes in the village of…