In November 2016, the Nogais group of militants announced the creation of a separate sub-group within Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. Its official title is “the Nogais Jamaat”. On the 6th of November, 2016, its internet savvy militants established the group’s accounts on several media networks: Vk.com, Telegram, YouTube, and Twitter. In addition, the group presented its distinctive logo. Usually, foreign fighters from the Soviet Union region stay together and organize themselves by ethnic groups. The Nogais Jamaat is not exception in this regard; this group embraces Nogais. Nogais ethnicityThe Nogais people are a part of a Turkic ethnic group. They reside in southern European Russia and predominantly in the North Caucasus (northern Dagestan, the Stavropol Krai, Karachay–Cherkessia Republic, the Astrakhan Oblast, and Chechnya). They are Sunni Muslims.Original LogoOperationsAleppo (November 2016)Latakia (November 2016)Joint OperationsApparently, Nogai Jamaat conducts…
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