Asbat al-Ansar Terrorist Organizations // Asbat al-Ansar



Asbat al-Ansar is an extremist Islamic group with reported ties to Al-Qaida and other extremist terrorist networks. The group was established in the early 1990s by Sheik Hisham Shreidi, a Palestinian refugee and religious leader. Shreidi was killed in 1991 by Fatah members. Asbat al-Ansar subsequently splintered into three subgroups. Although internal political divisions remain, disagreements are believed to be minor.  Saudi intelligence services have been involved...

 

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