Five opposition factions in northern Syria announced their merger into the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, which one jihadi media group spun as a positive outcome of the Ahrar al-Sham - Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS) dispute.
Faylaq al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam, the Nuruddin al-Zinki Movement, and thirteen other rebel groups in Syria declared standing in support of the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement “militarily, security-wise, and morally” following the group’s accusation that Jund al-Aqsa has ties to the Islamic State (IS).
Syrian rebel factions, including Ahrar al-Sham, Jaish al-Islam, Faylaq al-Sham, and Faylaq al-Rahman, released statements of solidarity with Turkey after the suicide bombings at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey on June 28, 2016.
Jaish al-Islam, Faylaq al-Sham, Jaish al-Mujahideen, and other Syrian opposition groups released a joint statement announcing entering the UN-backed Geneva peace talks for Syria, which began on January 29, 2016.
Opposition Factions in Syria released a statement rejecting pressure to negotiate with the Assad regime until certain humanitarian conditions are improved in Syria.
Following the January 12, 2016 suicide bombing in Istanbul, 35 Syrian opposition groups released a joint statement condemning the attack and expressing solidarity with Turkey.
Eight Syrian opposition groups that participated in the Riyadh talks released a joint statement of appreciation to the hosting country, Saudi Arabia, for the ultimate decision against Bashar al-Assad and for standing with the revolution of the Syrian people.