Syrian Civil War

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Syrian civil war
Date15 March 2011 (2011-03-15) – present
(13 years, 3 months and 1 day)
Syria (with spillovers in neighboring countries)
Status Ongoing, ceasefire since 6 March 2020, with sporadic clashes
Main belligerents


  1. HTS was formed on 28 January 2017 as a merger between Jaysh al-Ahrar, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the Ansar al-Din Front, Jaysh al-Sunna, Liwa al-Haqq, and the Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement. HTS identifies itself as a new and independent Islamist entity free from all the previous factional affiliations.