Ansar al-Deen Front

During July 2014, Jihadist groups in the Aleppo area announced the establishment of the Ansar al-Deen Front. The alliance group is comprised of the Green Brigade, Jaish al-Muhajrin, Sham al-Islam, and Harakat Fajr al-Sham. The alliance group diverse membership is seen in Harakat Fajr Sham al-Islamiya representing mostly Syrians from the Aleppo area, Harakat Sham al-Islam comprised of Moroccan fighters, the Green Battalion comprised of Saudi Arabia fighters and Jaish al-Mujahireen wal-Ansar comprised of Chechen and other Russian-speaking fighters. The new alliance leadership announced that it would be an independent group in Syria, not siding with either the Islamic State (IS) or Jabhat al-Nusrah (JN).Centre of OperationsAnsar al-Deen Front will be active within the Allepo areas:

Ansar al-Deen Front is a group formed c. 2014.
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