Authenticity and Development Front
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|Authenticity and Development Front|
جبهة الأصالة والتنمية
Jabhat al-Aisalat wal-Tanmia
|Participant in Syrian Civil War|
|Active||November 2012 – present|
Lions of the East Army (Former)
|Leaders||Khalid al-Hamad |
|Area of operations|
|Part of||Mujahideen Shura Council (2014–2015) |
Syrian National Army
Saraya Ahl al-Sham
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Syrian Democratic Forces
|Battles and war(s)||Syrian Civil War
The Authenticity and Development Front (Arabic: جبهة الأصالة والتنمية; Jabhat al-Aisalat wal-Tanmia) is a Saudi Arabia-backed alliance of rebel groups that was active during the Syrian Civil War. The coalition includes Islamists, military defectors, and former civilian rebels. Although the alliance uses Syrian independence flags and symbols, it does not identify itself as part of the Free Syrian Army. One of the groups involved was the Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, which was also part of the Army of Mujahideen, though the Army of Mujahideen announced on 4 May 2014 that the Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement had withdrawn from the coalition. The Authenticity and Development Front operated American-made BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles captured from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
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