Profiles

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
Bewegung 2. Juni/Movement 2 June 1971 1980
Kommune 1 0000 Active
Red Army Faction (Rote Armee Fraktion) 0000 Active
Revolutionary Cells 1972 Active
Rote Zora 0000 Active
Tupamaros West-Berlin 1969 1971

Global Al Qaeda

Name Founded Disbanded
Abu Nidal Organization 1974 Active
Abu Sayyaf 1991 Active
Al-Nusra Front 2012 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-Qaeda Kurdish Battalions 2007 Active
Al-Shabab 2004 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-Mujahideen 1985 Active
Islamic Army in Iraq 2003 Active
Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan 1991 Active
Islamic State in Iraq and Syria 2002 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

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 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
Continuity Irish Republican Army 1986 Active
Irish National Liberation Army 1974 2009
Loyalist Volunteer Force 1996 2005
Official Irish Republican Army 1969 2010
Óglaigh na hÉireann 1 2006 2009
Óglaigh na hÉireann 2 2009 Active
Orange Volunteers 1998 Active
Protestant Task Force 1970 1976
Provisional Irish Republican Army 1969 2005
Red Hand Commando 1972 2009
Shankill Defense Association 1969 1971
Tara 1966 1980
Ulster Citizen Army 1972 1973
Ulster Defence Association 1971 Active
Ulster Volunteer Force 1966 2007

Pakistan

Name Founded Disbanded
Al Akhtar Trust 2000 Active
Al Rashid Trust 1996 2001
Al-Qaeda 1988 Active
Asian Tigers 2010 Active
Balochistan Liberation Army 2000 Active
Haqqani Network 1980 Active
Harkat-ul-Jihadi al-Islami 1984 Active
Harkat-ul-Mujahideen 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

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