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Asayish (Asayiş)
Active 2012-present
Country Syria
Allegiance Kurdish Self-Administration
Type Light infantry (militia)
Role Security and policing
Size 4,000 (October 2013 claim)[1]
Engagements Syrian civil war
Commanders
Current
commander
Hasim Muhammad[1]

The Asayiş or Asayish (Arabic language: الأسايش‎, Kurdish for security[2]) is the official security organisation of the autonomous administration in Syrian Kurdistan. It was formed during the Syrian Civil War to police areas controlled by the Kurdish Supreme Committee.

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