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Mukhtar Army

Formed in the 2013 by Wathiq al-Battat (former senior official in the Hezbollah Brigades), Mukhtar Army is a Shi'a Iraqi militia group supported by Iran and operating in Iraq and Syria. Al-Battat pledged his loyalty to the Supreme Leader of Iran,[...]

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Abu Nidal Organization

The Abu Nidal Organization (ANO) is the most common name for the Palestinian nationalist militant group Fatah – The Revolutionary Council (Fatah al-Majles al-Thawry). The ANO is named after its founder Abu Nidal. It was created by a split from Yasser[...]

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Palestinian Liberation Front

The Palestinian Liberation Front is a Palestinian political faction. Since 1997, the PLF has been a designated terrorist organization by the United States. The PLF has also been banned in Japan. The PLF was founded by Ahmed Jibril and Shafiq al-Hout[...]

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Junud al-Sham

Junud al-Sham (also known as Soldiers of the Levant), sometimes also called Jund al-Sham, is a group of Chechen and Lebanese Sunni mujahideen that fight in the Syrian Civil War and are led by Muslim Abu Walid al Shishani. Unlike many[...]

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External Security Organization (Unit 910)

Hezbollah's External Security Organization is a an elite and strictly compartmented clandestine unit commanded by Talal Hamiyah, and functions as the far-reaching strategic arm of Hezbollah and Iran. The ESO (alternately known as IJO) was established in 1983, after Hezbollah's attack[...]

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Egyptian Islamic Jihad

The Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), formerly called simply Islamic Jihad and "Liberation Army for Holy Sites", originally referred to as al-Jihad, and then the Jihad Group, or the Jihad Organization, is an Egyptian Islamist terrorist group active since the late 1970s.

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Asaib Ahl al-Haq

Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq, also known as the Khazali Network, is an Iraqi Shi'a paramilitary group active in the Iraqi insurgency and Syrian Civil War. During the Iraq War it was known as Iraq's largest "Special Group" (the Americans' term for Iran-backed[...]

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