GROUPS UNDER SURVEILLANCE (2007)

 


Abdulaziz al-Muqrin Brigades 
Other names: Lions of the Peninsula Brigades

Abu Bakr al-Seddiq Battalions  

Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades  

Abu Nidal Organization (ANO)  
Other names: Fatah Revolutionary Council (FRC), Arab Revolutionary Brigades (ARB), Black September (Organization - BSO), Black June Organization (BJO), and Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims (ROSM)

Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)  
Other names: Al Harakat Al Islamiyya (AHAI)

African National Congress (ANC) 
Other names: South African Native National Congress, Umkhonto We Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), MK

Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB)  
Other names: Afrikaner Weerstandsbewiging Boer Task Force Wen Kommando (Victory Commando)

Afrikaner Volksfront (AV)  
Other names: Afrikaner People's Front

Ahmed Abu Reesh Brigades  
Other names: Abu Rish Brigades, Martyr Ahmed Abu al Reesh Brigades

Ahyaul Turaz al-Islami  

Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj  
Other names: ABNES

Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade  

Al Arabiya  

Al Assirat al Moustaquim  
Other names: The Righteous Path

Al Badr  
Other names: al-Badhr, Al Badr Mujahidin

Al Barq  
Other names: Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Force Kashmir Freedom Force

Al Gama’a al Islamiyya (Islamic Group, IG)  
Other names: Jamaat al-Islamiyya

Al Haramein Brigades  
Other names: al Haramain Brigades

Al Ittihad al Islami (AIAI)  
Other names: Islamic Union, al-Ittihad al-Islamiya, Ittihad Al Islamiya

Al Jama’a al Islamiyyah al Muqatilah bi Libya  
Other names: Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, Fighting Islamic Group, Libyan Fighting Group, Libyan Islamic Group

Al Jehad  

Al Jehad Force  
Other names: combines Muslim Janbaz Force and Kashmir Jehad Force

Al Jihad (Egyptian Islamic Jihad)  
Other names: Egyptian Islamic Jihad, Jihad Group, Islamic Jihad, Society of Struggle

Al Mansooran  

Al Mujahid Force  

Al Muqrin Brigade  

Al Mustafa Liberation Fighters  

Al Nasreen  

Al Qa'nun  

Al Qaeda  
Other names: al Qaida, al Qadr, "The Base", Group for the Preservation of the Holy Sites, International Islamic Front for Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders, Islamic Army for the Liberation of the Holy Places, Islamic Army for the Liberation of Holy Shrines

Al Qaeda in Lebanon  
Other names: The al-Qaeda organization in Lebanon/Tanzim al-Qaeda fi Lubnan; The Supporters of al-Qaeda in Lebanon / Ansar Tanzim al-Qaeda fi Lubnan; The Base [al-Qaeda] of Jihad in Lebanon/Qaedat al-Jihad fi Lubnan

Al Qaeda in the Land of the Two Rivers  
Other names: Al-Tawhid Tawhid wal-Jihad Jama’a Tawhid wal-Jihad (the Society of Tawhid and Jihad) Qaedat al-Jihad fi balad ar-Rafidayn (The base [Qaeda] of Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers) Al-Qaeda in the Land of the Two Rivers Al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia

Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula  
Other names: Qaedat al-Jihad in the Arabian Peninsula Al-Qaeda in the Land of the Two Holy Places Qaedat al-Jihad in the Land of the Haramain [Two Holy Places] The Fallujah Squadron (cell name) Al-Haramain Brigades (cell name) Al-Quds Brigade (cell name) The

Al Sadr Militia  

Al Umar Mujahideen  
Other names: AuM Al-Umar-Mujahideen

Al-Fahed Al-Aswad (Black Panthers)  

Al-Fatah  
Other names: Victory

Al-Ghurabaa  

Al-Jamaa wal Sunnah  

Al-Muhajiroun  

al-Nahdha  
Other names: Ennahadha Islamic Liberation Party Islamic Tendency Movement (MTI) Rennaissance

Al-Qaeda in Yemen (AQY)  

Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb (AOIM)  
Other names: Formerly known as: Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC) Al-Qaeda in the Islamic North Africa Al-Qaeda Organization in North Africa

Al-Takfir Wal-Hijra  

Al-Umma  

Alex Boncayao Brigade (ABB)  

Alfaro Lives, Damn It! (AVC)  
Other names: Alfaro Vive, Carajo!, AVC

All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSF)  
Other names: National Liberation Union for Justice in Burma (NLUJB)

All Tripura Tiger Forces  

Allah Tigers  

Allianca Libertadora Nacional (ALN)  
Other names: Action for National Liberation, Ação Libertadora Nacional, National Liberation Action, National Liberation Alliance

Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counterterrorism  
Other names: ARPCT

Allied Democratic Forces (ADF)  

American Independence Group  
Other names: AIG

Anarchic Attack Groups  
Other names: Anarchists Attack Team

Anatolian Federated Islamic State  

Andres Castro United Front (FUAC)  

Animal Liberation Front (ALF)  
Other names: ALF

Ansar al Islam  

Ansar al Sunna  
Other names: Ansar al-Sunna, (“Defenders of the Tradition,” “Supporters of the Tradition”) Jaish al-Ansar Jaish Ansar al-Sunna Army of al-Ansar Al-Ansar [Note: “al-Sunna” may also be written “as-Sunna”]

Ansar Al-Zawahri  

Anti-Abortion Extremists  
Other names: Army of God

Anti-Imperialist Territorial Nuclei (NTA)  

Anti-State Justice  
Other names: Antikratiki Dikeosini

Arab Commando Cell  
Other names: Arab Revolutionary Cell Arab Fedayeen Cell

Arab Liberation Front  

Arab Organization of 15 May  

Arab Revolutionary Council  

Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola (FAPLA)  
Other names: The armed wing of MPLA was FAPLA (Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola).

Armed Forces of Liberia  
Other names: National Democratic Party of Liberia (political arm)

Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC)  
Other names: Since alliance with the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), some attacks are attributed to RUF/AFRC.

Armed French Islamic Front  

Armed Islamic Group (GIA)  

Armed Revolutionary Left  

Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA)  

Army for the Liberation of Rwanda (ALIR)  
Other names: Interahamwe, Former Armed Forces (ex-FAR)

Army of Ansar al-Sunna  
Other names: ansar al sunna

Army of Islam  
Other names: Jaish al-Islam; Jaysh al-Islam

Army of the Mujahedin  

Aryan Brotherhood (AB)  

Aryan Nations  
Other names: Church of Jesus Christ Christian

Aryan Republican Army  

Asbat al Ansar  
Other names: Osbat al-Ansar The League of Ansar [Supporters] The Partisans’ League Jama’at al-Noor (an offshoot group of Asbat al-Ansar)

Asif Raza Commandoes  

Aum Shinrikyo  
Other names: Aum Shinrikyo (means "teaching the supreme truth" on the "powers of destruction and creation in the universe.") Aleph (“To Start Anew”) new name of group as of 2000 Aum Divine Wizard Association (name of organization prior to Aum Shinrikyo) Aum Supreme

Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC)  
Other names: AUC, United Self-Defense Forces Group of Colombia

Azanian People's Liberation Army (APLA)  
Other names: Pan Africanist Congress (PAC)

AZF  

 Babbar Khalsa International  

Balik-Islam  
Other names: reverters, Balik Islam Group

Baluch People's Liberation Front (BPLF)  

Baluch Students Organisation (BSO)  

Baluch Students' Organistaion - Awami (BSO-A)  

Baluchistan Liberation Army (BLA)  
Other names: Balochistan Liberation Army, Baloch Liberation Army, Baluch Liberation Army

Bandera Roja (Red Flag - GBR)  

Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN)  
Other names: National Revolutionary Front

Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA)  
Other names: Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) Basque Homeland and Freedom

Bayat  

Bayat al-Imam  
Other names: alternative spellings: Beyyet al-Imam, Bayyat al-Imam

Besi Merah Putih Militia  

Biplobi Communist Party  

Black Bloc  
Other names: Black Block

Black Cats  

Black September  

Black Widows  
Other names: Jewel Group

Bodo Guerrillas  
Other names: Bodo Security Force (BSF)

Boer Commandos  

Boer Resistance Movement  
Other names: Boere Weerstandbeweging

Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA)  

Breton Liberation Army (ARB)  
Other names: Breton Resistance Army Breton Revolutionary Army

Brotherhood of al-Ma’unah  
Other names: Al-Ma'unah Spiritual Brotherhood Al-Ma'unah

Buganda Youth Movement  

Caliphate State  
Other names: Union of Islamic Communities, Anatolian Federative Islamic State

Cambodian Freedom Fighters (CFF)  
Other names: Cholana Kangtoap Serei Cheat Kampouchea

Cameria Liberation Army (UCC)  
Other names: Ushtria Climentare e Camerise, Liberation Army of Chameria

Carlos the Jackal  
Other names: Carlos Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the Carlos Apparat, and Organization of the Armed Arab Sruggle (OAAS)

Casamance Movement of Democratic Forces  

Caucasus Front  

Chechen Rebels  

Christian Tarok Militia movement  

Chukaku Ha  
Other names: Nucleus Faction Middle-Core Faction Central Core Faction Kansai Revolutionary Army League of Revolutionary Communists - National Committee

Cinchoneros Popular Liberation Movement (MPL)  

Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB)  

Clara Elizabeth Ramirez Front (CERF)  

Coalition for Militant Action in the Niger Delta (COMA)  
Other names: None

Comando Jaramillista Morelense 23 de Mayo  

Combatant Communist Cells (CCC)  

Committee of National Vigour for Peace and Democracy (CSNPD)  

Congolese National Movement (MNC)  

Congolese Revolutionary Movement (MRC)  
Other names: Revolutionary Movement of Congo, Movement Révoluntionaire du Congo

Congress of the Peoples of Ichkeria  

Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA)  
Other names: Continuity Army Council Republican Sinn Fein

Cooperativa Artigiana Fuoco e Affini  
Other names: The Cooperative of Handmade Fire and Related Items

Crazy Gas Cannisters  


Dagestan Liberation Army  

Dal Khalsa  

Dashmesh Regiment  

Deendar Anjuman  

Democratic Front for the Liberation of Angola (FDLA)  

Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP)  
Other names: Popular Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PDFLP)

Democratic Revolution Committee for Zaire (CDRZ)  

Dhamat Houmet Daawa Salafia  
Other names: Group Protectors of Salafist Preaching, Houmat Ed Daawa Es Salifiya, Katibat El Ahoual, Protectors of the Salafist Predication, El-Ahoual Battalion, Katibat El Ahouel, Houmate Ed-Daawa Es-Salafia, the Horror Squadron, Djamaat Houmat Eddawa Essalafia, Djam

Direct Action (AD)  

Djibouti Youth Movement  

Dukhtaran-E-Millat  
Other names: DEM

Earth Liberation Front (ELF)  
Other names: ELF

East Turkestan Islamic Movement  
Other names: Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party, ETIM, ETIP East Turkestan Party

East Turkistan Information Center  
Other names: ETIC

Eastern Turkistan Liberation Organization  
Other names: ETLO

Egyptian Tawhid and Jihad  
Other names: Tawhid wal Jihad al-Masriya (Egyptian Tawhid and Jihad), Tawhid wal Jihad, Tawhid and Jihad, Tawhid and Jihad in Egypt

Egypt’s Mujahedeen  

Enough is Enough in the Niger River  

Enraged Anarchists  

EOKA-B  
Other names: Ethniki Organosis Kyprion Agoniston, National Organization of Cypriot Fighters

Eritrean Islamic Movement (EIM)  

Eritrean Peoples Liberationa Front (EPLF)  
Other names: People's Front for Democracy and Justice

Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF)  


Fallen Angel  

Falluja Squadron  
Other names: Falluja Squadron in the Arabian Peninsula Al Falluja Squadron

Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN)  
Other names: Frente Farabundo Marti de Liberacion Nacional

Fatah  
Other names: The Fatah used the name Black September Organization (BSO) from 1971 to 1974 and the cover name al-Asifa (The Storm) in 1965. In the 1980s, Force 17, the Hawari group, and security elements of the Fatah have been involved in terrorist operations. The name

Fatah al-Islam  

Fatah – The Reformist Path  

Fatah-Intifada  
Other names: Abu Moussa’s Faction

First Capital Command Group  
Other names: Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC)

First of October Antifascist Resistance Group (GRAPO)  

Force for the Defense of Democracy  

Force for the Defense of Democracy (FDD)  

Forces Democratiques de Liberation du Rwanda (FDLR)  
Other names: Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, Army for the Liberation of Rwanda (ALIR), Ex-FAR (Armed Forces of Rwanda), Interahamwe, Party for the Liberation of Rwanda (PALIR) • Political Wing

Forces for National Liberation (FNL)  
Other names: Forces Nationales de Liberation

Free Aceh Movement  
Other names: Gerakan Aceh Merdeka (GAM) Aceh Merdeka Acheh Sumatra National Liberation Front (ASNLF) Aceh Security Disturbance Movement (GPK) (Gerakan Pengacau Keamanan)

Free Papua Movement (OPM)  
Other names: The Willem Onde Group is a splinter group of the OPM. Organisasi Papua Merdeka

Front for the Liberation of Air and Azaouak (FLAA)  
Other names: Tuareg Rebel Movement Coordination de la Resistance Armee du Niger (CRA) Coordination of the Armed Resistance of Niger

Front for the Liberation of Cabinda Enclave (FLEC)  
Other names: Frente de Libertaco do Enclave de Cabinda Front for the Liberation of the Cabinda Enclave Frente de Libertaco do Estacio de Cabinda

Front for the Liberation of Cabinda Enclave-Renewed (FLEC-Renewed)  

Front for the Liberation of Tamoust (FLT)  
Other names: Tuareg Rebel Movement Coordination de la Resistance Armee du Niger (CRA) Coordination of the Armed Resistance of Niger

Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD)  
Other names: Front pour la Restauration de l'Unite et de la Democratie

Front of Nationalists and Integrationists (FNI)  

 
Gerakan Mujahadeen Islam Pattani (GMIP)  
Other names: Pattani Islamic Mujahideen Movement

Global Intifada  

God's Army  

God's Oppressed Army  

God’s Brigade  
Other names: Jund Allah

Great Eastern Islamic Raiders' Front (IBDA-C)  
Other names: Islamic Union Front Islamic Raid Eastern Union Front

Group of People’s Combatant (GCP)  
Other names: GCP

Group of Popular Combatants (GCP)  
Other names: Grupo de Combatientes Populares, Group of People's Fighters, People's Combatant Group

Guard of Prince Lazar  

Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG)  

Gurkha National Liberation Front (GNLF)  

 HAMAS (Islamic Resistance Movement)  
Other names: HAMAS is an Arabic acronym for “Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiya,” meaning Islamic Resistance Movement. However, the word “hamas” means “zeal” in Arabic.

Haqiqi Mohajir Quami Movement (MQM-H)  
Other names: Spinter of the original Mohajir Quami Movement (MQM)

Harakat ul Jihad I Islami (HUJI) (Movement of Islamic Holy War)  

Harakat ul Jihad I Islami/Bangladesh (HUJI-B) (Movement of Islamic Holy War)  

Harakat ul Mujahidin (HUM) (Movement of Holy Warriors)  
Other names: Harkat-Ul-Mujahideen Harkat-Ul-Ansar Harkat-Ul-Jehad-E-Islami

Harkat ul Ansar (HA)  
Other names: Formed by merger of Harkat ul-Jihad al-Islami and Harkat ul-Mujahedin Now known as Harkat ul-Mujahideen Movement of Friends

Hezb e Islami  

Hezbollah (Party of God)  
Other names: Hizballah, Hizbullah, Islamic Jihad, Revolutionary Justice Organization, Organization of the Oppressed on Earth, and Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine

Hikmat-ul-Jihad  

Hizb ul Mujahedin  
Other names: Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen Pir Panjal Regiment Jamiat-ul Mujahideen Kashmiri Jamaat-i-Islami (KJI) Nassir-ul-Islam Party of Holy Warriors

Hizb ut-Tahrir - Western Europe  
Other names: Hizb al-Tahrir, Hezb al-Tahrir, The Ideological Society

Hizb-I Islami Gulbuddin (HIG)  

Hofstad Network  
Other names: Hofstad Group, Hofstadgroup, Mujahideen of the Lowlands, Polder Mujahideen

Holders of the Black Banner  


Iduwini National Movement for Peace and Development  
Other names: Iju-Warri

Ijaw Youth  
Other names: Ijaw Youth Movement

Ijaw Youth Council (IYC)  

Ikhwan ul Mujahideen  

Ikhwan-ul-Muslimeen  
Other names: Jammu and Kashmir Students Liberation Front (JKSLF) The Muslim Brothers

Imam al-Hassan al-Basri Brigades  

Informal Anarchic Federation (FAI)  

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP)  

Insurgents, terrorists, militants in Iraq  

International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF)  

Intigami Al-Pakistani  

Iraultza  

Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)  

Irish Republican Army (IRA)  
Other names: Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA), the Provos (Now almost universally referred to as the PIRA to distinguish it from RIRA and CIRA.)

Islambouli Brigades of al Qaeda  

Islami Inquilabi Mahaz  

Islami Jamaat e Tulba  

Islamic Arab Front of Azawad (IAFA)  
Other names: Tuareg Rebel Movement Coordination de la Resistance Armee du Niger (CRA) Coordination of the Armed Resistance of Niger

Islamic Army for the Liberation of the Holy Sites  

Islamic Army in Iraq  
Other names: Reformation and Jihad Front (member)

Islamic Army of Aden (IAA)  
Other names: Aden-Abyan Islamic Army (AAIA)

Islamic Brigades of Pride in Egypt  

Islamic Courts Union militia  

Islamic Defenders Front  
Other names: Fron Pembela Islam, (FPI)

Islamic Front  
Other names: Islamic Front (of Kashmir ?)

Islamic Front (Trinidad and Tobago)  
Other names: Waajihatul Islaamijah

Islamic Front for the Liberation of Oromia (IFLO)  

Islamic International Brigade  
Other names: International Battalion, Islamic Peacekeeping International Brigade, Peacekeeping Battalion, The International Brigade, The Islamic Peacekeeping Army, The Islamic Peacekeeping Brigade

Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade (IIPB)  

Islamic Jihad Group in Uzbekistan (IJG)  
Other names: Islamic Jihad Union

Islamic Jihad Organization in Iraq  

Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU)  
Other names: Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan Renamed in 2002/03 to Islamic Party of Turkestan

Islamic Party of Kenya  

Islamic Party of Turkestan  
Other names: former Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan

Islamic Response  

Islamic State of Iraq  
Other names: Al Qaeda in Iraq, Mujahideen Shura Council, The Alliance of the mutayyebin,Islamic Army in Iraq, Mujahideen Army, Conquering Army, Ansar al-Sunnah, Twentieth Revolution Brigades, and Iraqi Union

Islamic Students League  

Italian Anarchist Black Cross  

Ivorian Popular Movement of the Great West (MPIGO)  

Ivory Coast Patriotic Movement (MPCI)  


Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh  

Jaish al-Ta’ifa al-Mansoura  
Other names: Army of the Victorious Faction Army of the Victorious Sect

Jaish e Mohammed E Tanzeem(JEM)  
Other names: Army of Mohammed Army of the Prophet, Mohammed Tahrik-E-Furqan

Jaish-e-Mohammad (JEM)  

Jaish-e-Muslimeen  

Jamaat al Islah al Ijtimai  

Jamaat al Muslimeen (JaM)  

Jamaat Ansar El Mehdi  
Other names: El Mehdi Support Group

Jamaat I Islami  

Jamaat Shariat  

Jamaat ul Fuqra (JF)  
Other names: Jamaat ul-Fuqra (JF) or "community of the impoverished"

Jamaat ul Mujahideen (Bangladesh)  

Jama’a Ansar al-Sunnah al-Mohammediya (ASM)  
Other names: Supporters of the Sunnah of Mohammed; Organization of Ansar al-Sunnah al-Mohammediya; Supporters of the Mohammedian Sunnah; Ansar al-Sunnah (or Ansar al-Sunna). Spelling Variations: Ansar al-Sunna al-Mohammadiya, Ansar al-Sunnah al-Mohammadiya, Ansar al

Jamiat ul Mujahideen (JUM)  
Other names: JUM

Jamiyyat Ul-Islam Is-Saheeh  

Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Force  
Other names: Kashmir Freedom Force JKFF

Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front  

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF)  
Other names: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Forum

Jammu and Kashmir National Liberation Army  

Jammu and Kashmir Students Liberation Front  

Janajuddha  
Other names: People's War

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)  
Other names: People's Liberation Front (PLF) Deshapremi Janatha Viyaparaya (DJV)

Janjaweed  

Japan National Youth Alliance  

Japanese Red Army (JRA)  
Other names: Anti-Imperialist International Brigade (AIIB) Nippon Sekigun Nihon Sekigun

Japanese Red Army Faction (JRAF)  
Other names: Sekigunha NOTE: Group was founded before, and is distinct from the Japanese Red Army (JRA). JRA was a splinter group formed in 1972 supporting efforts by the PFLP.

Jemaah Islamiya (JI)  

Jenin Martyrs Brigade  

Jihad Force  

Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC)  

July 20 Brigade  

Jund al-Sham  
Other names: (Spelling Variations): Jund al-Shem, Jund a-Shem, Jund ash-Shem, Jund a-Sham, Jund ash-Sham

Jund al-Sham -- Ein al-Hilweh  
Other names: Organization of Soldiers of the Levant; Soldiers of Syria; Soldiers of Damascus; Soldiers of the Greater Syria; Jund al-Shem

Jundallah  
Other names: Soldiers of God People’s Resistance Movement of Iran (PRMOI)

Justice and Equality Movement (JEM)  
Other names: JEM

Justice Commandos of the Armenian Genocide (JCAG)  

 


Kachin Independent Organization (KIO)  
Other names: Kachin Independent Army (KIA)

Kahane Chai (Kach)  

Kakurokyo  

Kamtapur Liberation Organization  
Other names: KLO

Kanglei Yaol Kanba Lup  
Other names: KYKL

Kangleipak Communist Party  
Other names: KCP

Karbala Squadron  
Other names: Karbala Brigade

Karen National Union (KNU)  
Other names: Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) Karen National Liberaiton Army (KNLA)

Kashmir Jehad Force  

Khalid Ibn al-Walid Brigade  

Khalistan Commando Force  

Khalistan Zindabad Force  
Other names: Khalistan Zindabad Long Live Khalistan

Khan Younes  
Other names: Khan Younis Militia

Khmer Rouge  
Other names: Cambodian National Unity Party (CNUP) Khmer Kraw'horm (Red Khmer) National Army of Democratic Kampuchea (NADK) Party of Democratic Kampuchea

Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA)  
Other names: Ushtria Clirimtare E Kosoves (UCK)

Ku Klux Klan (KKK)  
Other names: KKK, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Kumpulan Mujahidin Malaysia (KMM)  

Kurdistan Freedom Falcons  
Other names: TAK, Kurdish Vengeance Brigade, Kurdistan Freedom Falcons, Kurdistan Freedom Falcons Organization, Kurdistan Liberation Hawks

Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)  
Other names: Iran Branch: Kuristan Free Life Party (Pjak) KONGRA-GEL Kurdistan Freedom and Democracy Congress (KADEK) Freedom and Democracy Congress of Kurdistan Kurdistan People's Congress (KHK) Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan People's Defense Force Halu Mes


Lackawanna Six  
Other names: al Qaeda sleeper cell

Lashkar e Jabbar (LJ)  

Lashkar e Jhangvi (LJ)  

Lashkar-e-Qahab  

Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT)  
Other names: Army of the Pure and Righteous, Lashkar-e-Toiba, LT, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Army of the Pure, Laskar-I-Taiba Lashkar-E-Taiba Pasban-E-Ahle Hadis

Lautaro Youth Movement (MJL)  
Other names: Lautaro Faction of United Popular Action Movement (MAPU/L) Lautaro Popular Rebel Forces (FRPL)

Lebanese Armed Revolutionary Faction (LARF)  

Liberation Party  

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)  
Other names: Air Tigers (aviation wing) Black Tigers (suicide attack squad) Ellalan Force Federation of Associations of Canadian Tamils (FACT) Freedom Birds (unofficial name of female unit) Pattali Makkal Kadchi (PMK) Sea Tigers (Naval wing) Tamil Tigers Women

Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy  
Other names: LURD

Libyan Islamic Fighting Group  
Other names: Al-Jama’a al-Islamiyyah al-Muqatilah bi-Libya Libyan Fighting Group Libyan Islamic Group Fighting Islamic Group (FIG)

Lions of the Allah Brigade  

Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)  

Lorenzo Zelaya Popular Revolutionary Forces (FPR-LZ)  

Lou Nuer  

Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)  

Lumumba National Congolese Movement (MNCL)  

 Macheteros (Machete Wielders)  
Other names: Ejercito Popular Baricua, Baricua Popular Army, EPB Movimiento Popular Revolucionario, Machete Wielders

Mahaz e Azadi  
Other names: Jammu and Kashmir Mahaz e Azadi

Mahdi Army  
Other names: Imam Mahdi Army

Mai-Mai militia  
Other names: Mai-Mail rebels Mayi-Mayi

Manipur People’s Liberation Front  
Other names: MPLF

Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front (FPMR)  
Other names: Frente Patriotico Manuel Rodriguez

Maoists  
Other names: Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M); United People's Front (UPF), Maoist Rebels, Maoist Insurgents, Maoist Insurgency

Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13)  
Other names: MS-13, MS, Maras, mareros

Mara-18  

Markaz Dawa al Irshad  

Martyr al-Isawy Brigades  

Martyr's Brigade  

Maung Tai Army (MTA)  
Other names: Shan Stat Army (SSA)

Mavro Asteri (Black Star)  

MLKP-FEST  

Mohajir Qaumi Movement (MQM)  
Other names: Altaf Group Mohajir National Movement Mohajir Rights Movement (MRM) MQM Haqiqi Refugee National Movement

Mohammed’s Army (Iraq)  
Other names: Jaish Mohammed

Mohammed’s Army (Sudan)  

Mon  

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)  
Other names: Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF), MILF Special Operations Group (MILF-SOG)

Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)  
Other names: Moro Liberation Front (MLF)

Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group (GICM)  
Other names: Groupe Islamique Combattant Marocain, GICM

Moustarchindina Wal Moustarchidati (MWM)  
Other names: Men and Woment Who Follow the Truth (translation)

Movement for Democracy and Development (MDD)  

Movement for Justice and Peace (MJP)  

Movement for the Actualisation of a Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB)  

Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)  
Other names: Movement for Liberation of the Niger River Delta, Movement for Liberation of the Niger River Delta

Movement for the Freedom of Jerusalem  

Movement for the Liberation of Congo  
Other names: Site currently under construction.

Movement for the Liberation of the Central African People (MLPC)  
Other names: Mouvement de liberation du people Centrafricain

Movement for the National Independence of Angola (MINA)  

Movement for the Struggle of the Jordanian Islamic Resistance  
Other names: Jordanian Islamic Resistance Movement Jordanian Islamic Resistance Movement for Holy Struggle Jordanian Islamic Resistance Movement for Jihad Jordanian Islamic Resistance Movement for Struggle Jordanian Islamic Resistance

Movement of Nigeriens for Justice (MNJ)  
Other names: Niger Movement for Justice Movement des Nigeriens pour la Justice Tuareg rebels

Movement of the Democratic Forces of Casamance  
Other names: Mouvement des Forces Democratiques Casamancais (MFDC)

Movement of the Niger Delta People  

Movement of the Revolutionary Left  
Other names: MIR, Movimiento de la Izquierda Revolucionaria

Movimiento Peronista Montonero  
Other names: Montoneros

Muerte a Secuestradores (MAS)  
Other names: Death to Kidnappers

Mujahadeen Brigades  

Mujahedeen Kompak  

Mujahedin e Khalq Organization (MEK or MKO)  
Other names: The National Liberation Army of Iran (NLA, the militant wing of the MEK), the People’s Mujahidin of Iran (PMOI), National Council of Resistance (NCR), Muslim Iranian Student’s Society (front organization used to garner financial support)

Mujahideen Corps  

Mujahideen in Kuwait  

Mujahideen Shura Council (MSC)  
Other names: Mujahidin’s Consultative Council, Majlis Shura al-Mujahidin, Majlis Shura al-Mujahideen fi al-Iraq

Mujahideen Youth Movement (MYM)  
Other names: Young Mujahideen Movement (YMM), Arabic: Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen

Muslim Army of the Taliban  
Other names: Taliban Jamiat Jaish-e-Muslimeen

Muslim Brotherhood (MB)  
Other names: Jamiat al-ikhwan al-Muslimun

Muslim Janbaz Force  

Muslim Mujahideen  

Mutahida Majlis e Amal (United Action Forum)  

Muttahida Jehad Council (MJC)  
Other names: 'United Jehad Council'

Muttahida Quomi Mahaz - MQM (A)  
Other names: faction of Mohajir Quomi Movement (MQM)

 Nadeem Commando (NC)  

National Army of Independent Kampuchea  
Other names: Sihanoukists

National Association for the Advancement of White People (NAAWP)  
Other names: NAAWP

National Council for the Defence of Democracy (NCDD)  

National Coundil for the Reform of Chad (CNRT)  
Other names: National Committee for Recovery (NCR)

National Democratic Alliance (NDA)  

National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB)  
Other names: Bodo Security Force (BdSF)

National Democratic Party (NDP)  
Other names: Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands

National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA)  

National Liberation Army (ELN)—Colombia  

National Liberation Forces (FNL)  

National Liberation Front of Corsica  
Other names: FLNC, Front de Libération Nationale de la Corse Corsican Revolutionary Brigades The Army of National Release Corsica (ALNC)

National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT)  

National Movement for Reform and Development - NMRD  

National Movement of the Land of Two Rivers  

National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL)  
Other names: G-2 (NPFL security section)

National Resistance of Mozambique (RENAMO)  
Other names: Frente de Libertacao de Cabo (Portuguese - Front for the Liberation of Cabo) Frente Unida de Mocambique (Portuguese - United Front of Mozambique) Resistencia Nacional Mocambicana (RENAMO)

National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN)  

National Socialist Movement (NSM)  

National Socialist Party of Russia  
Other names: None

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA)  
Other names: Union Nacional Por La Independence Totale Do Angola

Nationalist and Integrationist Front (FNI)  

Native Insurgent Army  
Other names: Krajowa Armia Powstañcza

Naxalites (Maoists - India)  
Other names: Naxalite Movement Maoists (India) Anti-Lin Biao Bengal-Bihar Special Area Committee Communist Party of India (CPI) Dakshin Desh Indian People's Front (IPF) Jana Suraksha Sangharsh Kerala Communist Party Krantikari Budhijeevi Sangh Krantikari C

Neo-Nazi movement  
Other names: See below listing broken down by country.

Nestor Paz Zamora Commission (CNPZ)  
Other names: Comisión de Néstor Paz Zamora

New Forces  
Other names: New Forces Rebels, northern rebels

New People’s Army (NPA)  
Other names: Bagong Hukbong Bayan Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Manila Rizal Regional Committee (MRCC) National Democratic Front (NDF) Boy Gatmaitan Command

New Red Brigades/Communist Combatant Party (BR/PCC)  
Other names: Brigate Rosse/ Partito Comunista Combattente

Niger Delta Freedom Fighters  
Other names: NDDF, NDFF

Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF)  

Niger Delta Vigilante (NDV) group  

Nigerian Taleban  
Other names: Nigerian Taliban

 


Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF)  
Other names: Somali Name: Jahbadda Wadaniga Xoreenta Ogadenia (JWXO); Ogaden National Liberation Army (ONLA) – which is the armed wing of the ONLF

Orange Volunteers (OV)  

Organization of Armed Resistance (ORA)  
Other names: Tuareg Rebel Movement Coordination de la Resistance Armee du Niger (CRA) Coordination of the Armed Resistance of Niger

Organization of the Armed Arab Struggle (OAAS)  
Other names: Carlos Apparat

Oromo Liberation Front (OLF)  


Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ)  

Palestine Liberation Front (PLF)  
Other names: Front for the Liberation of Palestine (FLP)

Palestinian Hezbollah  

Palipehutu  
Other names: Party of the Liberation of the Hutu People

Patriotic Committee for Venezuela  

Patriotic Movement for the Rebirth of the CAR People  

Patriot’s Council  
Other names: Minnesota Patriot’s Council

Pattani United Liberation Organization (PULO)  
Other names: Caddan Army, PULO Army Command Council (MPTP), PULO 88

Pentagon Gang  

People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD)  

People's Army for the Restoration of the Republic and Democracy (APRD)  

People's Liberation Army (PLA)  

People's Revolutionary Army (ERP)  

People's Revolutionary Militia (PRM)  

People's War Group (PWG)  
Other names: The Communist Party of India (Marxist Leninist) (People’s WAR) – CPI-ML (PW) Naxalites Maoists (India) Anti-Lin Biao Bengal-Bihar Special Area Committee Communist Party of India (CPI) Mahila Sravanthi Mazdoor Kisan Sangathan Mazdoor Kisan Sangram

People’s League  

People’s Liberation Army (China)  

People’s Liberation Army (India)  
Other names: PLA

People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak  
Other names: Prepak

Popular Army for the Restoration of Democracy  

Popular Forces 25 April (FP-25)  

Popular Front for Armed Resistance (PFAR)  

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)  

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine–General Command (PFLP-GC)  

Popular Liberation Army (EPL)  
Other names: Ejercito Popular de Liberacion

Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA)  
Other names: The armed wing of MPLA was FAPLA (Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola). Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola

Popular Palestinian Resistance Force  

Popular Resistance Committees  

Popular Resistance Movement in the Land of Two Migrations (PRMLTM)  
Other names: Somali Union of Islamic Courts militias

Popular Revolutionary Army  
Other names: Ejercito Popular Revolucionario, EPR, Revolutionary Popular Democratic Party (PDPR), Party of the Poor (PROCUP-Pdlp)

Popular Struggle Front  

Proletarian Combatant Groups (NPC)  

Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA)  
Other names: Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA), the Provos (Now almost universally referred to as the PIRA to distinguish it from Real IRA and Continuity IRA.)

Purbo Banglar Communist Party (PBCP)  

Rajah Solaiman Movement  
Other names: RSM, linked to Balik-Islam and the Abu Sayyaf Group.

Rajneeshee Cult  
Other names: Rajneeshism

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)  
Other names: Sangh (National Volunteer Corps), RSS

Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA)  
Other names: True IRA

Rebel Armed Forces (FAR)  

Red Army Faction (RAF)  
Other names: Baader-Meinhof Group, Rote Armee Faktion

Red Brigades (BR)  
Other names: Brigate Rosse

Red Hand Commando  

Red Hand Defenders (RHD)  

Red Zora  

Reform and Jihad Front  
Other names: United Jihad Council (Members: Islamic Army of Iraq, Mujahideen Army, Ansar al-Sunna)

Return Party  

Revenge of the Trees (ROTT)  
Other names: ROTT

Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)  
Other names: FARC, FARC-EP (Army of the People) Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia (FARC)

Revolutionary Army for the Liberation of Northern Niger (RALNN)  
Other names: Tuareg Rebel Movement Coordination de la Resistance Armee du Niger (CRA) Coordination of the Armed Resistance of Niger

Revolutionary Cells (RZ)  

Revolutionary Front for the Independence of East Timor (FRETILIN)  
Other names: Armed Forces for the Liberation of East Timor (FALANTIL) National Council of Maubere (Timorese) Resistance

Revolutionary November 13 Movement (MR-13)  

Revolutionary Nuclei  
Other names: Revolutionary Cells

Revolutionary Organization 17 November (17 November)  
Other names: November 17 N-17

Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C)  
Other names: Devrimci So, Revolutionary Left, Dev Sol

Revolutionary Perspective  

Revolutionary Popular Struggle (ELA)  
Other names: Epanastatikos Laikos Agonas; Popular Revolutionary Struggle; June 78; Organization of Revolutionary Internationalist Solidarity; Liberation Struggle; Revolutionary People's Solidarity, a splinter group was formed in 1998 called "Revolutionary Cells"; Peop

Revolutionary Proletarian Initiative Nuclei (NIPR)  

Revolutionary Struggle  
Other names: Epanastatikos Aghonas or EA

Revolutionary United Front (RUF)  

Ricardo Franco Front (RFF)  
Other names: Frente Ricardo Franco

Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion of Chechen Martyrs (RSRSBCM)  
Other names: Riyadh-as-Saliheen, Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion of Shahids (Martyrs), Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion, the Sabotage and Military Surveillance Group of the Riyadh al-Salihin Martyrs

Roubaix Gang  

Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)  
Other names: Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA)

Sa'iqa  

Saad bin Abi Waqqas Brigades  

Salifiya Jihadiya  
Other names: Salafiya Jihadiya Salafiya Jihadia

Saraya al-Mujahideen  

Save Kashmir Movement  

Saved Sect  

Secret Organization of al-Qaeda in Europe  

Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path, or SL)  
Other names: Shining Path, Sendero Luminoso, Communist Party of Peru for the Shining Path of Jose Carlos Mariategui

Shabbab  

SHAC  
Other names: Stop Huntington Animal Cruelty

Sikh Extremists  
Other names: Sikh Movement Akali Dal All-India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) Bhindranwale Tiger Force of Khalistan (BTKF) Council of Khalistan Dal Khalsa Dashmesh (10th Regiment) International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) Khalistan Armed Forces (KAF) Khali

Sipah e Mohammed Pakistan (SMP)  
Other names: Army of Muhammad

Sipah I Sahaba Pakistan (SSP)  
Other names: Sipah e Sahaba Pakistan Anjuman Sipah-e-Sahaba Millat-e-Islamia Pakistan Sipah Sahaba Pakistan Guardians of the Friends of the Prophet

South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO)  
Other names: Ovamboland People's Congress - predecessor of SWAPO founded in 1958. PLAN - Swapo's armed wing

Special Purpose Islamic Regiment  
Other names: Islamic Regiment of Special Meaning, the al-Jihad-Fisi-Sabililah Special Islamic Regiment, the Islamic Special Purpose Regiment

Special Purpose Islamic Regiment (SPIR)  

Students Islamic Movement of India  
Other names: SIMI

Sudan Liberation Movement and Army (SLM) (SLA)  
Other names: SLM, SLA

Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA)  
Other names: Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement

Suicide Brigades of Andalucía  

Support to Ocalan--The Hawks of Thrace  

Supreme Islamic Courts Council  
Other names: Conservative Council of Islamic Courts, Islamic Courts Union, Joint Islamic Courts

Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA)  

Takfir Wal Hijra  

Taliban  
Other names: Taleban, Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement

Tamil Nadu Liberation Army  
Other names: TNLA Tamizhar Vidhuthalai Lyakkam

Tamil National Retrieval Troops  
Other names: TNRT

Tanzim Qaedat al-Jihad  
Other names: Organisation for the Base of Jihad (translation)

Tawhid and Jihad  
Other names: Al-Tawhid Tawhid wal-Jihad Jama’a Tawhid wal-Jihad (the Society of Tawhid and Jihad) Qaedat al-Jihad fi balad ar-Rafidayn (The base [Qaeda] of Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers) Al-Qaeda in the Land of the Two Rivers Al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia

Tehreek e Jaferia Pakistan (TJP)  
Other names: Tehrik Jaferia Pakistan Tehreek Nifaz Fiqah-e-Jafria (TNFJ) Islami Tehrik Pakistan (ITP) Tehrik-e-Islami Pakistan Tehreek-e-Fiqa Jafria of Allama Sajid Naqvi

Tehreek e Nafaz e Shariat e Mohammadi (TNSM)  
Other names: 'Movement for the Enforcement of Islamic Laws' Tahrik Nifaz Shariat I-Mohammadi

Tehrik e Jehad  

Tehrik e Jehad e Islami  

Tehrik e Nifaz e Fiqar Jafaria  

Tehrik i Jihad  

Tehrik ul Mujahideen  

Tehrik-ek-Hurriyat (G group)  
Other names: Tehrik e Hurriat e Kashmir

The Committee for the Security of the Roads  

The Corsican People’s Army (APC)  

The Holy Jihad Brigades  
Other names: al-Jihad al-Muqaddis Alternative Translations: The Sacred Jihad Brigades, The Holy Land Jihad Brigades, The Jerusalem Jihad Brigades

The Hungarian Guard  
Other names: The Magyar Garda

The Martyr Abdullah Azzam Brigades of the Al-Qaeda Organization  
Other names: The Martyr Abdullah Azzam Brigades of the al-Qaeda Organization in the Land of Shem and the Land of Canaan.

Tunisian Combat Group  
Other names: Groupe Combattant Tunisien (GCT), Jama'a Combattante Tunisien (JCT); Tunisian Combatant Group

Tunisian Combatant Group (TCG)  

Tunisian Islamic Front  

Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA)  

Tupamaros  

Turkish Hizballah  

Turkish Revenge Brigades (TIT)  
Other names: Turk Intikam Tugayi

Uganda Democratic Freedom Movement  

Uganda People's Army (UPA)  

Ulster Defense Association/Ulster Volunteer Force (UDA/UVF)  
Other names: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)

Unified Forces of Caucasian Mujaheddin  

Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC)  

Union of Forces for Change (UFC)  

Union of Republican Forces (UFR)  

United Forces for Democracy and Development  
Other names: UFDD

United Front for Change (FUC)  
Other names: Front uni pour le Changement Démocratique au Tchad, United Front for Change, United Front for the Democratic Change of Chad, United Front for Democratic Change, Chadian United Front for Democratic Change

United Liberation Front of Assam  
Other names: ULFA UFLA

United Movement of Liberia (ULIMO)  
Other names: United Liberation Front for Democracy in Liberia ULIMO-J (Gen. Roosevelt Johnson - ethnic Krahns) ULIMO-K (Section Kromah - ethnic Mandingos) LURD

United National Liberation Front  
Other names: UNLF

United Tajik Opposition  

United Wa State Army (UWSA)  
Other names: Burmese Communist Party

 
Veneto Serenissimo Governo  

Vigorous Burmese Student Warriors  

Virginia Jihad Network  
Other names: al-Qaeda sleeper cell


West Nile Bank Front (WNBF)  

Willem Onde Group  
Other names: a splinter group of the Free Papua Movement (OPM)

Win Animal Rights (WAR)  

World Church of the Creator  
Other names: The Creativity Movement

World Uighur Youth Congress  


Yarmuk  
Other names: Kabardino-Balkarian Islamic Jamaat Yarmuk

Yoruba Ooduna People's Congress (YOPC)  


Zapatistas  
Other names: Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (EZLN) Zapatista Army of National Liberation

 

 

 

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