Group of the One and Only

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Group of the One and Only
جماعة أحد أحد
Jamaat Ahadun Ahad[1]
Participant in Syrian Civil War
IdeologySunni Islamism
Salafism
LeadersAl Bara Shishani[2]
Area of operationsLatakia Governorate, Syria[2]
Size250–300[3]
Became Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
AlliesJunud al-Sham[3]
Opponent(s)Syrian Armed Forces
Battles and war(s)Syrian Civil War

The Group of the One and Only (Arabic: جماعة أحد أحدJamaat Ahadun Ahad) was a minor rebel group that fought in the Syrian Civil War. The group was composed of foreigners and Syrians.[1] The group's leader, Amir Al Bara, and an unknown number of fighters, reportedly left Latakia and later joined the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in 2016.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Chechen-led jihadist group in Syria releases video of training camp". Long War Journal. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Guest Post: MUHAJIREEN BATTALION – JAMAAT AHADUN AHAD". From Chechnya To Syria. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  3. ^ a b "GUEST POST: The 4 Chechen Brigades In Jamaat Ahadun Ahad". From Chechnya To Syria. 16 August 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Chechens Fighting in Syria Increasingly Joining Forces With Islamic State". Jamestown Foundation. 3 March 2016.