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Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST)

Type of Organization: Insurgent, non-state actor, religious, social services provider, terrorist, transnational, violent Ideologies and Affiliations: ISIS–affiliated group, Islamist, jihadist...

Ansar al-Sharia in Libya (ASL)

Ansar al-Sharia in Libya (ASL) was a violent Salafist group that was active in Libya from 2012 to 2017. The group sought to transform Libya into an Islamic state governed in accordance with sharia (Is...

Secretariat News
Congress on Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars

According to the secretariat of the World Congress on Extremism and Takfiri Threats, a congress entitled “Takfīr: the Challenges Ahead, the Duty of Muslim Scholars” was held on August 11th in the city...

congress on Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’

On February 2nd 2017 a congress entitled ‘Uniting the Muslim Scholars against Takfīrī Threats’ was held in the al-Ghadīr auditorium in the Iranian city of Bīrjand. Numerous Shia and Sunni scholars par...

Interviews and Speeches
Gas Attacks Fabricated by US, Media as Intervention Alibi

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said issues of chemical attacks in his country were fabrication used by the US as a pretext to carry out an attack against the Arab army.

'IT WAS NEVER MY INTENTION TO JOIN ISIS': INTERVIEW WITH A FORMER MEMBER OF ISLAMIC STATE

A former ISIS member going by the pseudonym Sherko Omer tells Newsweek of how he left his native Iraq hoping to join the fight against Assad in Syria, but soon found himself caught up in a horrifyin...