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Agreement reached between Hezbollah and al-Qaeda-linked factions in Syria

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The agreement includes the release of 1,500 detainees to the Syrian regime, as well as a 9-month truce that includes the city of Idlib, Maara Masreen, Tifnaz and Ram Hamdan, and several other towns in the northern countryside of Idlib, as well as the towns of Babila and Beit Wamil, south of Damascus.

Representatives of Ahrar-al Sham and Tahrir al-Sham affiliated with Al-Qaeda have agreed with representatives of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Hezbollah to evacuate the residents of Kafriya and Al-Fu’ah in the countryside of Idlib, in exchange for the fighters in Zabadani, Madaya, Bloudan, and hundreds of the detainees held by the Syrian regime, Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday.

According to the agreement, the first evacuation from Kafriya and Al-Fu’ah will take place on April 4, and the second on the 6 th of the same month.

The fighters in Madaya, Zabadani, and Bloudan will be allowed to leave to any area they want, or stay in the region without any security threats.