Profiles

Syria

Name Founded Disbanded
Ahrar al-Sham 2011 Active
Al Qaeda 1988 Active
Ansar al-Sham 2012 Active
Islamic State in Iraq and Syria 2002 Active
Jabhat al-Nusra 2012 Active
Jaish al-Islam 2013 Active
Liwa al-Haqq 2012 Active
Liwa al-Tawhid 2012 Active
Suqour al-Sham 2011 Active

Global Al Qaeda

Name Founded Disbanded
Abu Sayyaf 1991 Active
Al Qaeda 1988 Active
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula 2003 Active
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb 2006 Active
Al Qaeda in Yemen 2000 2009
Al Shabab 2004 Active
Al-Qaeda Kurdish Battalions 2007 Active
Al-Tawhid Islamic Front 2001 2001
Ansar al-Islam 2001 Active
Egyptian Islamic Jihad 1978 2001
Haqqani Network 1980 Active
Harkat-ul-Jihadi al-Islami 1984 Active
Harkat-ul-Mujahedeen 1985 Active
Islamic Army in Iraq 2003 Active
Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan 1991 Active
Islamic State in Iraq and Syria 2002 Active
Jabhat al-Nusra 2012 Active
Jaish-e-Mohammad 2000 Active
Jemaah Islamiyah 1993 Active
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi 1995 Active
Lashkar-e-Taiba 1990 Active
Lashkar-e-Zil 2002 Active
Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group 1998 Active
Mujahideen Army 2004 Active
Second Soran Unit 1998 2001
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan 2007 Active
The Taliban 1994 Active

Colombia

Name Founded Disbanded
April 19 Movement 1970 1990
National Liberation Army (Colombia) 1964 Active
Popular Liberation Army 1967 1991
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People's Army 1964 Active
United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia 1997 2006

Germany

Name Founded Disbanded
Revolutionary Cells 1972 Active
Tupamaros West-Berlin 1969 1971

Iraq

Name Founded Disbanded
1920s Revolution Brigades 2007 Active
Al Qaeda 1988 Active
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula 2003 Active
Al Qaeda in Yemen 2000 2009
Al-Tawhid Islamic Front 2001 2001
Ansar al-Islam 2001 Active
Ansar al-Sunna Sharia 2007 Active
Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq 2006 2012
Badr Organization of Reconstruction and Development 1982 Active
Fatah al-Islam 2006 Active
Hamas Iraq 2003 Active
Islamic Army in Iraq 2003 Active
Islamic Movement of Kurdistan 1987 Active
Islamic State in Iraq and Syria 2002 Active
Jaysh Rijal al-Tariqa al-Naqshbandia (JRTN) 2006 Active
Mahdi Army 2003 Active
Mujahideen Army 2004 Active
Promised Day Brigades 2008 Active
Second Soran Unit 1998 2001

Italy

Name Founded Disbanded
Armed Proletarian Nuclei 1974 1978
Armed Revolutionary Nuclei 1977 1988
New Order 1953 1978
October 22 Circle 1969 1971
Partisan Action Groups 1969 1972
Prima Linea 1976 1983
Red Brigades 1970 1984
Red Brigades Fighting Communist Party 1981 1988
Red Brigades Guerrilla Party 1981 1982
Red Brigades Walter Alasia 1980 1983

North Caucasus

Name Founded Disbanded
Al Qaeda 1988 Active
Caucasus Emirate 2007 Active
Chechen Republic of Ichkeria 1991 2007
International Islamic Peacekeeping Brigade 1998 2003
Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Brigade 1999 2009
Special Purpose Islamic Regiment 1996 2003

Northern Ireland

Name Founded Disbanded
Official Irish Republican Army 1969 2010

Pakistan

Name Founded Disbanded
Al Akhtar Trust 2000 Active
Al Qaeda 1988 Active
Al Rashid Trust 1996 2001
Asian Tigers 2010 Active
Balochistan Liberation Army 2000 Active
Haqqani Network 1980 Active
Harkat-ul-Jihadi al-Islami 1984 Active
Harkat-ul-Mujahedeen 1985 Active
Islami-Jamiat-Taliba 1947 Active
Jaish-e-Mohammad 2000 Active
Lashkar-e-Islam 2004 Active
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi 1995 Active
Lashkar-e-Taiba 1990 Active
Lashkar-e-Zil 2002 Active
Nazir Group 2009 Active
Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan 1985 Active
Tehreek Nifaz-e-Shariat Mohammadi 1994 Active
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan 2007 Active
The Taliban 1994 Active
Ummah Tamir-e-Nau 2000 2002
Zain Group 2007 Active

Philippines

Name Founded Disbanded
Abu Sayyaf 1991 Active
Moro Islamic Liberation Front 1984 Active
Moro National Liberation Front 1972 Active
New People's Army 1969 Active

Somalia

Name Founded Disbanded
Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama 1991 Active
Al Ittihad Al Islamiya 1984 Active
Al Qaeda 1988 Active
Al Shabab 2004 Active
Hizbul Islam 2009 Active
Islamic Courts Union 2000 2007
Ras Kamboni Brigade 2007 2010
Ras Kamboni Movement 2009 Active

Sri Lanka

Name Founded Disbanded
Eelam Revolutionary Organization of Students 1975 1990
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam 1972 2009
People's Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam 1980 1987
Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization 1977 1987

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