Al-Badr is a name that has been used over time by different groups with several distinct iterations operating in different countries in the South Asian region. The battle of Badr was a famous victory in the history of early Islam and is often invoked by militants throughout the Muslim world. It is one of the few battles mentioned by name in the Koran and is associated with divine intervention. Al-Badr first appeared in Pakistan in 1971, reportedly with the backing of the domestic ISI...
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