List of armed groups in the Syrian Civil War

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Illustration of the main factions involved in the Syrian Civil War and affiliations

A number of armed groups have involved themselves in the ongoing Syrian Civil War.

Opposing forces[edit]

Syria Syrian Arab Republic
and allies
Syrian opposition Syrian Opposition
and allies
Rojava Rojava
and allies
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and allies
Syria Syrian government forces

Allied armed groups:

InfoboxHez.PNG Hezbollah[36]
 Iran[37][38][39]

 Russia[46]

Armament support:

Syrian opposition Syrian opposition

Allied armed groups:

Joint operations rooms:[119]

Military councils:

Armament support:


Inherent Resolve.jpg CJTF-OIR


Allied armed groups:

Alleged support:

Syrian Democratic Forces

Rojava Police forces

Rojava Civilian defence units

Rojava Other military units

Allied armed groups:

Iraqi Kurdistan

Military councils:

Armament support:


Inherent Resolve.jpg CJTF-OIR


 Russia[223][224][225][226][227][228]

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Military situation in the Syrian Civil War as of July 8, 2016.
  Controlled by Syrian Government forces
  Controlled by Kurdish forces (Rojava)
  Controlled by al-Nusra Front
  Controlled by Syrian opposition forces

(For a more detailed map, see Cities and towns during the Syrian Civil War)


Notes[edit]

See also[edit]

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