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Al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent

group name

Al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).  Also known as Qaidat al-Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent, Jama'at Qaidat al-Jihad fi Shibh al-Qarrah al-Hindiyah, or Organization of the Base of Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent.


The group is active in India, Pakistan, Burma, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

stated purpose

Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said in his announcement about the formation of AQIS in September 2014 that the goal was “waging jihad against America.” As a jihadist organization, the...

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