Abdul Jabbar al-Oqaidi
|Abdul Jabbar al-Oqaidi|
|Allegiance|| Syria(until 2011)
Syrian National Coalition(2012–2013)
|Service/branch||Syrian Arab Army(until 2011)
Free Syrian Army(2012–2013)
|Years of service||1989–2013|
|Commands held||Aleppo Revolutionary Military Council|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Aleppo (2012–13)
Battle of al-Qusayr (2013)
Abdul Jabbar al-Oqaidi (also spelled al-Aqidi) is a commander of the Free Syrian Army. He was a former Colonel in the Syrian Arab Army who defected in early 2012. He is the commander of, and a spokesman for the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo. He joined the Free Syrian Army after defecting from the Syrian army in early 2012. On November 3, 2013, he announced his resignation from the Aleppo Revolutionary Military Council due to disunity among the rebels and constant retreats from battles; including al-Safira.
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- Syrian top rebel commander announces resignation Daily Star, 3 November 2013