Are there foreign fighters in the Syrian War?

Foreign fighters in the Syrian Civil War have come to Syria and joined all four sides in the war.

Who are the officers of the Free Syrian Army?

Colonel Al-Asaad called on the officers and men of the Syrian army to “defect from the army, stop pointing their rifles at their people’s chests, join the free army, and form a national army that can protect the revolution and all sections of the Syrian people with all their sects.”.

What was the purpose of the Free Syrian Army?

The Free Syrian Army ( FSA) ( Arabic: الْجَيْش السُّوْرِي الْحُرّ ‎, romanized : al-Jayš as-Sūrī al-Ḥurr) is a loose faction in the Syrian Civil War founded on 29 July 2011 by officers of the Syrian Armed Forces whose stated goal was to bring down the government of Bashar al-Assad.

Where does the Free Syrian Army attack from?

The FSA would often launch attacks into Syria’s northern towns and cities, while using the Turkish side of the border as a safe zone and supply route. By the beginning of October, clashes between loyalist and defected army units were being reported fairly regularly.

Are there any foreign fighters in Baghouz Syria?

After the fall of Baghouz in March 2019, Kurdish-led forces detained thousands of foreign citizens with links to Daesh in north-east Syria.

Who are the Lebanese fighters in the Syrian War?

The most significant Lebanese force in Syria is Hezbollah, which in September 2017 said it had 10,000 fighters in Syria. In 2017, it was reported that Hezbollah had lost between 1,700 and 1,800 fighters in the Syrian war. In 2018, it was reported that at least 1,232 Lebanese Shia militia fighters had been killed.

What are the languages of the Syrian rebels?

Upon entering the country, many of the Islamist fighters were dispersed to the various groups such as Ahrar ash-Sham and the Nusra Front. Languages reportedly spoken in rebel camps include: Chechen, Tajik, Turkish, French, the Saudi Arabic dialect and Urdu (Pakistan or India).