Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS /Conquest of al-Sham Front) / Jabhat al-Nusra (JN) / Nusra Front

A SEISMIC VIDEO RELEASEAbove: New JFS logoAbove: The new standard of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) and logo for chain of commandOn 28 July 2016, Abu Muhammad Al-Joulani, the leader of Jabhat al-Nusra (JN), released a video announcing that organization of Jabhat al Nusra had closed and announced the new formation of "Jabhat Fath Shaam" which stands for "movement for the conquest of the Levant/Sham" with no links to outside groups. In effect, Jabhat al Nusra has now broken tactically from al Qaeda Central Command (AQC), establishing a new coalition in Syria. For More on TRAC Insight: The Differences Between Rebels and Jihadists in Western SyriaFor more on: TRAC Insight: Jabhat al Nusra, AQC, the Emirate, and the Future of the Jihad in Al ShamFor More on TRAC INSIGHT: The Changing Face of Jabhat al Nusra to Jabhat Fateh al-ShamTHE MYSTERIOUS FIGURE REVEALEDThe video was the first time al-Joulani has ever allowed his face to be recorded publicly.…

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS /Conquest of al-Sham Front) / Jabhat al-Nusra (JN) / Nusra Front, also known as Al-Nusra Front, al-Jabhat al-Nusra, Al-Nusra Front to Protect the Levant , Jabhat al-Nusra Li-Ahl al-Sham, Front to Protect the Syrian People, Strangers for a Greater Syria, Jabhat an Nusra, Ahrar al Sham, The Victory Front, Ansar al-Jebhat al-Nusra li-Ahl al-Sham, Supporters of the Front for Victory of the People of Syria, Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham, The Third Army, Jabhat al-Nusra l’Ahl as-Sham, Support Front for the People of the Sham, Jabhat al-Nusra li Ahl al-Sham (Support Front for the People of al-Sham),, Jabhat al-Nusra li Ahl al-Sham (Support Front for the People of al-Sham), is an active group formed c. 2011.
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