Liwa al-Haqq (Idlib)

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Liwa al-Haqq (Idlib)
لواء الحق بريف إدلب
Participant in the Syrian Civil War
Liwa al-Haqq (Idlib) logo.jpeg
IdeologySunni Islamism
Area of operationsHama Governorate, Syria[1]
Idlib Governorate, Syria[2]
Part of Syrian Islamic Liberation Front
Muhajirin wa-Ansar Alliance[2]
Army of Conquest[3]
Fatah Halab operations room.jpg Fatah Halab[4]
BecameTahrir al-Sham
Allies Islamic State of Iraq (2013)
Flag of Liwaa al-Umma.svg Liwaa al-Umma
Jund al-Aqsa[2]
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham
Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement
Opponent(s) Syria
Free Syrian Army
Suqour al-Sham Brigade
Ahrar al-Sham
Battles and war(s)Syrian Civil War

Liwa al-Haqq (Arabic: لواء الحق بريف إدلب‎, Right Brigade or Truth Brigade) is a group that has been active during the Syrian Civil War, and saw combat in Idlib.[2]

In response to reports of Russian intervention, Liwa al-Haqq commander Abu Abdullah Taftanaz posted a tweet addressing "infidel Russians", and threatening to "slaughter you like pigs."[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Guide to the Syrian rebels". BBC. 13 December 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "The Other Syrian Peace Process". Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Rebels launch full-on assault of Idlib city". Syria Direct. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
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  5. ^ "Islamic State closes in on Syrian city of Aleppo; U.S. abandons rebel training effort". Reuters. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  6. ^ Sami Moubayed (30 September 2015). "Russia's moves in Syria are 'unprecedented'". Gulf News. Retrieved 23 November 2015.

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