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Quwat al-Ridha

Not yet designated terrorist by a Western country
Base of operations: Syria
Background: Aymenn al-Tamimi

Quwat al-Ridha ('The Ridha Forces', named for the eighth Shi'i imam) is an affiliate of Hezbollah in Syria. Primarily recruiting from Syrian Shi'a in the Homs area, the group has fought on a variety of fronts including Idlib, Aleppo, Palmyra and the Damascus area. It is perhaps the most important Syrian affiliate of Hezbollah.

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