Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba (HHN) has announced that it had sent some 2,000 fighters in order to assist the Syrian army in the battle for Aleppo.
The HSN is an Iraqi Shia paramilitary. It emerged from the Iraqi paramilitary Asaib Ahl al-Haq (AAH) in 2013. The group is led by AAH co-founder Sheikh Akram al-Kaabi. The HHN receives training, arms and assistance in military planning from Iran.