Syriac Sons’ Brigades is a Christian battalion in Nineveh (Iraq). The group is in alliance with the Shia extremist brigade, Kata’ib al-Imam Ali opposing the Islamic State (IS). The alliance is derived from a shared grievance against Kurds, being accused of handing over territory in Nineveh to the Islamic State (ISIS). The alliance also emanated from a shared objective to oppose the renewed Sunni Arab insurgency in Iraq. The brigade refers to its objective it in a nationalistic narrative: “For the defence of our land and homeland”.Centre of OperationsThe Syriac Sons' Brigades is active in Nineveh:
Syriac Sons’ Brigades (The)
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