Jabhat Ansar ud-Din was formed during July 2014 following the merger of:Harakat Sham Islam (comprised of predominatly Morrocan fighters);Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansa (Army of Emigrants and Helpers - JMA);Katiba Khadraa (comprised of mostly Saudi foreign fighters);Harakat Fajr Sham (a local Syrian brigade); andFajr a-Sham al-Islamiyya (comprised of predominantly Turkish fighters).The group's objective is to fight Syrian Government forces. Centre of OperationsAccording to Abo Mo’atesem al-Shami (a Jabhat Ansar ud-Din media activist in Aleppo), the group is active in the following areas (Source: Syria Comment):In Aleppo: al-Ramousa, Sheikh Said, Aziza, Air Intelligence, Handarat, Sayfat, and in the southern countryside: the area of Jabal ‘Azzan, al-Wadihi, Mu’amal ad-Difa’.In Idlib: the village of Wadi al-Deif, al-Qarmeed military camp.In Hama: the countryside to the north of the city of Hama.In Homs: the countryside to the north of the city of Homs.In Latakia: Jabal…
Jabhat Ansar ud-Din
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