Jabhat Ansar al-Islam

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Jabhat Ansar al-Islam
Participant in the Syrian Civil War
Ideology Sunni Islam[1]
Leaders Abu Mohamed Al-Joulani[2]
Area of operations Quneitra Governorate
Daraa Governorate[1]
Part of Syrian Revolutionary Command Council[2]
Opponents Syrian Armed Forces
National Defense Force
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Battles and wars Syrian Civil War

The Jabhat Ansar al-Islam (Partisans of the Islam Front) is an independent Islamist Syrian rebel group active in the Quneitra and Daraa Governorates. It is the most hardline Islamist group to be provided with TOW missiles.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "The Moderate Rebels: A Complete and Growing List of Vetted Groups". Democratic Revolution, Syrian Style. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Syria's New Super-Opposition Coalition Unites Moderates, Islamists -- And Leaves US With Limited Allies". International Business Times. 5 December 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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