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Free Syrian Army

The Terrorist group "Free Syrian Army" is an almost insignificant association in a worldwide comparison. Since 2011 it is active in Syria, Lebanon and Turkey. In the years 2013 to 2017 alone, a total of 53 terrorist acts with 141 killed people were registered. Among them was only 1 suicide attack.

The most frequently affected targets were Private citizens and Government. The most common forms of terrorism were Bombing and Armed Assault.

Overview: Terrorism

List of Terror Groups

Comparison by country

Number of attacks since 2011

Only those acts of terrorism were evaluated, in which the terrorist organisation Free Syrian Army claimed the main responsibility. There may well be further attacks on which Free Syrian Army has declared itself to be a subordinate group or in which a subordinate role has been identified by the authorities. These cases are not covered here.



Primary attack targets



Type of attacks



Syria 2011 to 2017

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Damascus25294048
Aleppo2211515013
Hamah80011
Homs526263
Idlib32005
Daraa237290
As Suwayda19410
Rif Dimashq1000
Lattakia1000


Lebanon 2013 to 2016

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Beqaa3004


Turkey 2015

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Hatay1000


All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. For the definition of a terrorist act see the introduction of our terrorism pages.