Location of Al-Khafsah in Syria
|Coordinates: 36°13′51″N 38°01′18″E / 36.2308°N 38.0216°ECoordinates: 36°13′51″N 38°01′18″E / 36.2308°N 38.0216°E|
|Occupation||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
In June 2016, the village was under control of ISIL. On 8 September 2016, ISIL evacuated its headquarters in al-Bab and moved it to Al Khafsah with dozens of vehicles carrying militants and weapons. This came a day after Turkish-led rebel forces expressed their goal of capturing al-Bab.
- "2004 Census Data for Nahiya Al-Khafsah" (in Arabic). Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 October 2015. Also available in English: UN OCHA. "2004 Census Data". Humanitarian Data Exchange. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
- "عشرات القتلى والجرحى بقصف جوي روسي بريف حلب الشرقي". AlAraby. 28 June 2016.
- "Islamic State evacuating headquarters in Syria's al-Bab". ARA News. 8 September 2016.