Ansar al-Islam Terrorist Organizations // Ansar al-Islam



Ansar al-Islam was established in December 2001 after a merger between Jund al-Islam, led by Abu Abdallah al-Shafii, and an Islamic movement group led by Mullah Krekar. Jund was a collection of smaller groups that broke off from the Islamic Movement of Kurdistan in the mid-1990s. Both leaders are believed to have fought against the Soviet occupation in Afghanistan.   Krekar was arrested several times in Norway. He came to Norway...

 

Like what you're reading? Become a member.

To become a member, please call 888-275-2264 or click here to
request subscription information.