Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria

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Turkestan Islamic Party
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Turkistan Islamic Party
Ideology Uyghur nationalism
Sunni Islamism
Islamic fundamentalism
Leaders Abu Rida al-Turkestani, Ibrahim Mansour
Headquarters Syria[1][2][3] (Jisr ash-Shighour in Idlib governate, Lattakia governate)
Area of operations Idlib governate, Lattakia governate, Aleppo Governate
Part of Battle of Victory
Army of Conquest[4]
Allies Turkey National Intelligence Organization (MİT)[5](suspected by the Syrian government)
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan
al-Qaeda Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan[7]
East Turkistan Education and Solidarity Association (ETESA)[8]
Ahrar ash-Sham
Jaysh al-Nasr
Opponents Flag of Syria.svg Syria[1] Hezbollah [9]
Iran Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps [9]

The Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria is the branch of the Uyghur Islamist Turkistan Islamic Party which operates in Syria in the Syrian Civil War.


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