Authenticity and Development Front
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|Authenticity and Development Front|
جبهة الأصالة والتنمية
Jabhat al-'asalah wa'l-tanmiyah
|Participant in Syrian Civil War|
|Active||November 2012 – present|
Lions of the East Army (Former)
The White Shroud
|Leaders||Khalid al-Hamad |
|Area of operations|
|Part of||Mujahideen Shura Council (2014–2015) |
Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army
Saraya Ahl al-Sham
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Syrian Democratic Forces
|Battles and war(s)||Syrian Civil War |
The coalition includes Islamists, military defectors, and former civilians. Although the alliance uses Syrian independence flags and symbols, it does not identify itself as part of the Free Syrian Army. One of the groups involved was the Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, which was also part of the Army of Mujahideen, though the Army of Mujahideen announced on 4 May 2014 that the Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement had withdrawn from the coalition. The Authenticity and Development Front operated American-made BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles captured from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
- The White Shroud
- Army of Tawhid
- Tajamuu Alwiyat al-Iman Billah
- Liwa Hamah al-Aqidah
- Tajamuu Jund al-Badr Brigade 313
- Lions of Islam Brigade
- Talbisah Brigade
- Falcons of Talbisah Brigade
- Muawiyah Ibn Abi Sufyan Brigade
- Sword of Islam Battalion
- Tajamuu Alwiyat wa Kataib Suyuf al-Haq
- Allahu Akbar Battalions
- Battalions of the People of Impact
- Abd Al-Rahman Battalions
- Miqdad Bin al-Aswad Battalion
- Division 60
- Jund al-Sham
- Lions of the East Army
- Liwa Basha’ir al-Nasr
- Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement
- Liwa al-Fatah al-Mubin (Formerly part of the Allahu Akbar Battalions)
- Ibn Taymiyyah Mujahideen Brigades (Joined Ahrar al-Sham)
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