Liwaa al-Tawhid Brigade

The Liwaa al-Tawhid Brigade is one of Syria’s largest armed rebel groups fighting against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. It was formed in July 2012, in the days before the rebels advanced into the city of Aleppo. It is still considered one of the biggest groups in northern Syria, and it dominates much of the insurgency around Aleppo, having grown out of rural towns like Anadan, Marea, Azaz, Tel Rifaat, and Hreitan. It has been credited for the opposition’s control of vast areas in Aleppo province. The group's mission is to found a “civil state in Syria with Islam being the main source of legislation." This is a different group from Tawhid Islamic Brigades (see separate entry).Islamic FrontOn 22 November 2013, Liwaa al-Tawhid Brigade joined a coalition of major rebel groups in Syria, named the Islamic Front. The coalition is comprised ofHarakat Ahrar as-Sham,Suqur as-Sham,Liwa at-Tawhid,  Jaysh al-Islam,Jabhat al-Kurdiyya,Liwa…

Liwaa al-Tawhid Brigade, also known as Brigade of Unity, Battalion of Monotheism, Liwa al-Tawheed is an active group formed c. 2012.
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