Jaish al-Tahrir

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Liberation Army
جيش التحرير
Jaish al-Tahrir

Participant in the Syrian Civil War
Logo of Jaish al-Tahrir
Logo of Jaish al-Tahrir
Active 24 February 2016—present[1]
  • Levant Front (Hama)
  • 46th Division
    • 1st Regiment
    • 1st Hama Brigade
    • Saraya al-Haqq
  • 312th Division
  • 9th Brigade
  • Al-Haqq Companies
Leaders Raed al-Elewi[2]
Area of operations Aleppo and Hama Governorate, Syria
Part of Syrian opposition Free Syrian Army
Battles and wars Syrian Civil War

Jaish al-Tahrir (Arabic: جيش التحرير‎‎) or the Liberation Army, is a Free Syrian Army group operating in the Hama and Aleppo Governorates. The group composed of 5 units, some of which have received BGM-71 TOW missiles from the United States.[3]


  1. "Five Factions Merge under the Name "Jaish Al Tahrir"". RFS Media Office. 24 February 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Hero's welcome for first Russian warplanes back from Syria". The National. 15 March 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "THE MODERATE REBELS: A GROWING LIST OF VETTED GROUPS FIELDING BGM-71 TOW ANTI-TANK GUIDED MISSILES". Hasan Mustafas. 5 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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