The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Reef Dimashq; and in Aleppo, where the Islamic Front blew up a tunnel in Old Aleppo near the Al Zahrawi market, killing at least 20 regime troops. The Islamic Front also clashed with regime forces in Quneitra; in Damascus; and in Hama, where they took over the Tal Salba checkpoint; and executed a man in Deraa. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham is stopping people from entering and leaving Raqqah city to prevent them from participating in elections, and clashed with Al Nusrah and the Islamic Front in Deir Izzour.
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