al-Nusra Front

The al-Nusra Front, or Jabhat al-Nusra, (JN Jabhat an-Nuṣrah li-Ahli ash-Shām, "The Support Front for the People of Al-Sham"), sometimes called Tanzim Qa'edat Al-Jihad fi Bilad Al-Sham or al-Qaeda in Syria, is a branch of al-Qaeda operating in Syria and Lebanon.

The group announced its formation on 23 January 2012, during the Syrian Civil War. Since then, it has been described as both "the most aggressive and successful" and "one of the most effective rebel forces" in Syria. The group has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Turkey.

Formation Date 2000
Conflict Name Initiation Year Termination Year Total Killed Total Casuality
Northern Iraq Offensive 2014 2014 2014 unknown unknown
Syrian Civil War 2011-Present 2011 ongoing 410424 unknown