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image by Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2022
From news article source:
A red-field flag with yellow/goldenish slogans being passed by a Turkish-backed Syrian fighter of the "Sultan Murad Turkoman brigade/division" is pictured during a military show in the Afrin region in the rebel-held northern countryside of Syria's northern Aleppo province on Nov. 17, 2020. - BAKR ALKASEM/AFP via Getty Images. I'm guessing that the basic Muslim "shahada" or "proclamation of faith" is on the top line, and the bottom line in Arabic is "Sultan Murad Turkoman brigade".
Wikipedia: "The Sultan Murad Division is an armed rebel group in the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_Civil_War, created around a https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_Turkmen identity. It is aligned with the Syrian opposition and are heavily supported by Turkey, which provides funding and military training."
Bill Garrison, 2 June 2022
The Syriac Military Council has its own flag, white with its emblem.
Olivier Touzeau, 08 December 2014
More photos of the flag:
Also used together with the Syrian pre-1958 flag, amended with the words "Allah Akbar" placed between the stars (like was done in the 1991-2004 Iraqi flag:
All of the above examples reveal that the colors currently used by Wikipedia are not quite correct - FOTW colors R and Au can be safely used for red and gold, respectively.
Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2022