Photos posted online show Abu Aisha, a member of Ansar Al Islam
prior to joining IS, beheading Peshmerga soldiers while wearing a traditional Kurdish outfit.
Des responsables burkinabes estiment qu'un nouveau groupe islamiste appele Ansar al Islam
et dirige par un predicateur local utilise la foret de Foulsare comme base de lancement pour ses attaques.
A pro-al-Qa'ida-linked grouping calling itself Ansarullah Bangla Team(ABT), (10) which in reaction to government bans has also operated under the name of Ansar al-Islam and Ansar al Islam
Bangladesh-2, (i) has been responsible for a significant proportion of recent attacks in Bangladesh.
It includes Ansar Al Islam
- Al-Qaeda Kurdish Battalions; Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) - known as Daesh; Al Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula (AQAP); Jabhat Al Nusra - Nusra Front - (Syria); Abu Sayyaf Group (The Philippines); Mujahideen Movement Harkat AlMujahideen (Pakistan); Al Qaeda group; The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) - Pakistan; Jeish-e-Mohammad (JeM) - Pakistan; Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) - Pakistan; Asbat Al Ansar (AAA) - Lebanon; Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) - North Africa; Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) / Taliban Pakistan - (Pakistan); and Abdulla Azzam Brigades - AAB (Lebanon).
Rawti Shax or Didi Nwe - meaning the "new course" or "towards the mountain" - is said to represent an "evolution" of Ansar Al Islam
, which is listed by the UN as a terrorist organisation affiliated with al Qaida.
From his school days, at the Ansar Al Islam
Centre in Sierra Leone, he went on to become the country's "top reciter", winning a host of contests.
Mr X, a Muslim from Mosul, was monitored by MI5 for a year from July 2006 because it suspected he was an associate of a known terrorist and hate preacher, identified in court as AE, who had links to militant Islamic groups including Ansar Al Islam
, Ansar Al Sunnah and al-Qaeda.
Ansar Al Islam
says that this car is used to carry out military operations against US forces and their allies (the Iraqi government forces) in Iraq.
Summary: Concerns about Ansar al Islam
militia in Kurdistan
The groups being added to the banned list are: Ansar Al Islam
, Groupe Islamique Combattant Marocain, Al Ittihad Al Islamia and Ansar Al Sunna, Harakat-ut-Jihad-ul-Islami (Bangladesh), Harakat-ut Mujahideen/Alami, Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin, Islamic Jihad Union, Jamaat ul Furquan, Jundallah, Khuddam ul-Islam, Lashkar-e Jhangvi, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group and Sipah-e Sahaba Pakistan.
Spain detains rebel suspect Spain has detained for further questioning a Moroccan suspected member of the extremist Ansar Al Islam
group believed to have played a role in sending extremist fighters to Iraq, judicial sources said July 1.
In its inaugural declaration on the internet in September 2003, five months after Saddam's Baathist regime was overthrown, Ansar Al Sunnah indicated that it was made up of veteran jihadists who had fought elsewhere; former members of Ansar Al Islam
(Defenders of Islam), a Kurdish Islamist organisation formed on 10 December 2001 from which the new group had splintered; and newly recruited Iraqi Sunnis opposed to the US-led occupation, all committed to an Islamic state.