Jabhat Ansar al-Islam
|Jabhat Ansar al-Islam|
|Participant in the Syrian Civil War|
|Leaders||Abu Mohamed Al-Joulani|
|Area of operations||
|Part of||Syrian Revolutionary Command Council|
Syrian Armed Forces|
National Defense Force
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
|Battles and wars|
The Jabhat Ansar al-Islam (Partisans of the Islam Front) is an independent Islamist Syrian rebel group active in the Quneitra and Daraa Governorates. The Jabhat Ansar al-Islam group is reportedly among dozens of Syrian rebel groups that have in the past been supplied with US-made BGM-71 anti-tank missiles and SA-7 manpads with US approval.
- "The Moderate Rebels: A Complete and Growing List of Vetted Groups". Democratic Revolution, Syrian Style. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
- "Syria's New Super-Opposition Coalition Unites Moderates, Islamists -- And Leaves US With Limited Allies". International Business Times. 5 December 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
- "Syria war: Rebel group supplied with anti-air missiles". Middle East Eye. Retrieved 2016-11-21.
Part of the Arab Spring