Muhajirin wa-Ansar Alliance

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Muhajirin wa-Ansar Alliance
تحالف المهاجرين والأنصار
Participant in Syrian Civil War
Muhajirin wa-Ansar Alliance Logo.png
Official logo of Muhajirin wa-Ansar Alliance
Active January 2014 – 2015
Ideology Salafism[1]
Area of operations Hama Governorate, Syria[2]
Idlib Governorate, Syria[1]
Size 7,000
Allies al-Nusra Front
Opponents Syrian Armed Forces
Battles and wars Syrian Civil War

The Muhajirin wa-Ansar Alliance (Arabic: تحالف المهاجرين والأنصار‎, Alliance of Emigrants and Helpers) is an alliance of Salafi groups that have been active during the Syrian civil war.[1] [needs update?] The groups involved are: Jund al-Aqsa (former), Liwaa al-Umma, the Omar Brigade and the Haq Brigade in Idlib.[1] Two prominent members of the alliance, Jund al-Aqsa and Haq Brigade in Idlib, became part of the Army of Conquest operations room in 2015, entering into a strategic relationship with al-Nusra Front. Jund al-Aqsa later left the Army of Conquest.

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  1. ^ a b c d "The Other Syrian Peace Process". Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "The new face of the Syrian rebellion". The Arab Chronicle. Archived from the original on 26 March 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.