Iblin, Syria

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Iblin (Arabic: أبلين), also spelled Ibleen, is a village in the Arihah District in the Idlib Governorate in Syria. It is located in the Zawiya Mountain.

On September 8, 2011, murders were reported from Iblin by the Syrian army. The target of the raid were a group of at least eleven soldiers who had taken shelter in Ibleen after defecting from the Syrian army.[1] Footage from the murders were later revealed to be taken from a Rambo DVD.


  1. ^ "Syrian government pursuing defectors; one village is targeted". CNN. 8 September 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 

Coordinates: 35°42′58″N 36°31′09″E / 35.71611°N 36.51917°E / 35.71611; 36.51917