Army of Free Tribes
The Army of Free Tribes (Arabic: جيش احرار العشائر, Jaysh Ahrar al-Ashayer), previously called the Southern Command and the Collective of Free Southern Tribesmen, is a Syrian rebel coalition affiliated with the Free Syrian Army and was headed by brigadier general Ibrahim Fahad Al Naimi. The group was supported by Jordan.
|Army of Free Tribes|
جيش احرار العشائرParticipant in the Syrian civil war
Jaysh Ahrar al-Ashayer
|Active||5 September 2014 – present|
|Leaders||Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Fahad Al Naimi|
|Area of operations||An-Tanf (as of July 2018)|
|Part of||Free Syrian Army|
|Battles and war(s)||Syrian Civil War|
The Southern Command of the Free Syrian Army was established on 5 September 2014 in the Quneitra Governorate. The group's commander, Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Fahad al-Naimi, threatened to arrest any rebel deserting the group.
It was reported on 3 November 2014 that the Southern Command convinced the al-Nusra Front to leave Ghadir al-Bustan and al-Qseibah villages in the Quneitra Governorate, some miles away from the Golan Heights.
- Division 70
- Division 90
- Brigade Corps 72
- Infantry Brigade 71
- Infantry Brigade 73
- Infantry Brigade 305
- Brigade 51
- Brigade 52
- Brigade 53
- Brigade 91
- Brigade 92
- Brigade 93
- Brigade 94
- Brigade 95
- Tank Battalion 911
- Sapper Battalion 50
- "Knights of Sharia" Battalion
- Special Tasks Battalion
- "Horan" Commando Battalion
- Martyrs Brigade of Nawa
- The Banner of the Liberation of Nawa
- Omar Mukhtar Brigade
- Supporters of the Rightfulness Brigade
- Assault Brigade Horan
- Abdullah Hourani Brigade
- Special Brigade of South Farouq
- Homs Walid Brigade
- Martyr Imad Nasrallah Brigade
- Southern Hawks Brigade
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