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Raed Fares

Middle East Eye, Prominent Syrian opposition activist Raed Fares shot dead in Idlib

"Raed Fares, a civil society activist and broadcaster, was shot dead by unknown assailants in the southern Idlib town of Kafranbel on Friday, along with friend and fellow opposition activist Hamoud Jneed.

"Fares had been a prominent opponent of both President Bashar al-Assad's government and hardline militant groups such as the Islamic State (IS) and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), which is led by al-Qaeda's former Syrian branch."

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