Terrorist Networks

January 5, 2019

Harakat Ahrar al-Sham al-Islamiyya

Harakat Ahrar al-Sham al-Islamiyya (Arabic: حركة أحرار الشام الإسلامية‎), commonly referred to as Ahrar al-Sham, is a coalition of multiple Islamist and Salafist units that coalesced into a single brigade and later a division in order to […]
January 5, 2019

Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement

The Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement (Arabic: حركة نور الدين الزنكي‎ Ḥaraka Nūr ad-Dīn az-Zankī) is a Sunni Islamist rebel group involved in the Syrian Civil War. Between 2014 and 2015, it was part of […]
January 5, 2019

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (Arabic: هيئة تحرير الشام‎) “Organization for the Liberation of the Levant” or “Levant Liberation Committee“), commonly referred to as Tahrir al-Sham and abbreviated HTS, also known as al-Qaeda in Syria, is an active Salafist […]
November 29, 2018

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi / Lashkar-e-Jhangvi al-Alami

The Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ; Urdu: لشکر جھنگوی‬‎) or “Army of Jhangvi”, is a Sunni supremacist and jihadist militant organisation based in Pakistan with limited operations in Afghanistan. An offshoot of anti-Shia political party Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP), the LeJ was founded by former SSP […]
November 29, 2018

Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jamo/Ansar al-Sunna (Shabaab) – Mozambique

Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jamo/Ansar al-Sunna (Shabaab) – Mozambique Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jamo/Ansar al-Sunna is an Islamic Religious Sect mainly active in the area of Mocimboa da Praia in […]
October 5, 2018

Hizbul Ahrar

Hizbul Ahrar was formed in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on 12th November 2017 when disgruntled members of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar under the command of Mukarram Mohmand, also known as Mukarram […]
October 5, 2018

Lashkar-e-Taiba

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Army of the Pure in English, is one of the largest and most active Islamic terrorism militant organizations in South Asia, operating mainly from Pakistan. It was founded in 1987 by Hafiz Saeed, Abdullah Azzam and Zafar […]
September 28, 2018

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA)

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a splinter group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), announced during August 2014. The splinter group was initially led by former commanders of TTP, such […]
September 10, 2018

Islamic State – Khorasan Province (ISKP)

The Islamic State of Khorasan Province or ISKP, is a branch of the militant Islamist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), active in […]
September 10, 2018

Hezbollah

Hezbollah a Shi’a Islamist political party and militant group based in Lebanon. Hezbollah’s paramilitary wing is the Jihad Council, and its political wing is Loyalty to […]
September 10, 2018

Al-Shabaab

Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen, more commonly known as al-Shabaab, is a jihadist extremist  group based in East Africa. In 2012, it pledged allegiance to the militant Islamist organization Al-Qaeda. In February 2012, some of the group’s leaders quarreled […]
September 10, 2018

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Afghan Taliban)

The Afghan Taliban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader is Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada. […]

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