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Jamaat Jund al-Qawqaz

Designated terrorist by (de facto via Caucasus Emirate affiliation): UK, Canada, US
Base of operations: Syria

Jamaat Jund al-Qawqaz ('Group of Soldiers of the Caucasus') is a Caucasus Emirate affiliate (more specifically, with allegiance to Abd al-Hakim al-Shishani of that group, who heads Jamaat al-Khilafa al-Qawqazia- Caucasus Caliphate Group) operating in Latakia and the Quneitra. In November 2014, the group gained new members through the joining of 'Ahrar al-Sharkas' (Free Circassians) in Quneitra. The group is composed mainly of ethnic Circassians from Syria and Jordan.

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Jamaat Jund al-Qawqaz: Ahrar al-Sharkas Graffiti
Jamaat Jund al-Qawqaz: Ajnad al-Qawqaz

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