Free Syrian Army
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) is the armed part of syrian opposition that fights in the Syrian Civil War. It fights the Syrian Army of the government and the Kurds..  Its colonel is Riad al-Asaad. The FSA was founded on July 29th, 2011 by seven officers. The bulk of the FSA is made up of Sunnis, especially Islamists.Many have even left the FSA and joined Al-Qaeda affiliate Jahbat al-Nusra.
It was often criticized for its Islamist fighters, who persecuteChristians in Syria. But it attacked also the Shiite village Hatla and killed 60 fighters and civilians. The Nigerian Anti-Christian terrorist group Boko Haram joined the FSA also. The United Nations reported that child soldiers are fighting with the Free Syrian Army. The Free Syrian Army is dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood, works with Al-Qaeda and is trained by Hamas.