Suleiman Fighting Company

The Suleiman Fighting Company is an independent group (not part of the FSA) comprised of Islamic rebel units, and operating in northern Hama and Idleb provinces. Led by former drug smuggler and Salafi militant Abu Suleiman al-Hamawi.  The Suleiman Fighting Company is mainly active in the Idleb countryside’s Jebel al-Zawiya region, and in the Hama countryside, strongholds of Syria’s Islamist resistance. Abu Suleiman commands the loyalty of thousands of fighters, who have set up rear bases and bring provisions across the Turkish border. The Suleiman Company appears to be well funded, and it is reported to be attracting fighters rapidly.

Suleiman Fighting Company, also known as Firqat Suleiman el-Muqatila, Suleiman Fighting Company is an active group formed c. 2011.
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