Propaganda of the deed At the end of the 19th century, Russia, Europe and the United States were confronted to a new radical movement which engaged in violent and illegal acts.
Designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization on May 30,the Abdallah Azzam Brigades AAB formally announced its establishment in a July video statement claiming responsibility for a February rocket attack against Israel.
After its initial formation, AAB relied primarily on rocket attacks against Israeli civilians. It is responsible for numerous rocket attacks fired into Israeli territory from Lebanon targeting — among other things — population centers, including Nahariya and Ashkelon. AAB claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed 23 people and wounded more than The group warned it would carry out more attacks if Hizballah did not stop sending fighters to Syria in support of Syrian government forces.
In FebruaryAAB again attacked Hizballah for its involvement in the Syrian conflict, claiming a twin suicide bomb attack against the Iranian cultural center in Beirut, which killed four people. AAB was also blamed for a suicide bombing in June in the Beirut neighborhood of Tayyouneh, which killed a security officer and wounded 25 people.
Funding and External Aid: The group claims to promote an independent Islamic state in western Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. The ASG has committed kidnappings-for-ransom, bombings, ambushes of security personnel, public beheadings, assassinations, and extortion.
In Maythe group kidnapped three U.
A hostage rescue operation in June freed U. Throughoutthe ASG was responsible for multiple attacks, kidnappings, and the killing of hostages. On May 23,Philippine forces launched an operation attempting to capture Hapilon in the city of Marawi.
Together, the ASG and Maute Group militants laid siege over Marawi and clashed with government forces until October, resulting in the deaths of over security forces, more than militants, and 47 civilians.
Overresidents of Marawi were displaced due to the fighting.
The ASG is estimated to have members. The group is located mainly in the Philippine provinces of the Sulu Archipelago — namely Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi, the Zamboanga Peninsula, and Mindanao — but has also conducted cross-border operations into eastern Malaysia.
The ASG is funded primarily through kidnapping-for-ransom operations and extortion. It may receive funding from external sources, including remittances from overseas Philippine workers and Middle East-based sympathizers.
In the past, the ASG has also received training and other assistance from regional terrorist groups such as Jemaah Islamiya. During the Intifada, AAMB carried out primarily small-arms attacks against Israeli military personnel and settlers. Bythe group was striking Israeli civilians inside Israel.
In andthe group launched numerous rocket attacks on Israeli communities, and in NovemberAAMB claimed it had fired more than rockets and missiles into Israel during an Israel Defense Forces operation in Gaza. InAAMB declared an open war against Israel and asked Iran for funds to help it in its fight against Israel in a televised broadcast.
In the same broadcast, an AAMB fighter displayed a new two-mile tunnel crossing the border beneath Gaza and Israel, which the leader claimed would be used in the next rounds of battle.The arrest was made by the state's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).
"The terrorist has been identified as Qamar-uz-Zama (37), a resident of Assam, and is an active member of Hizbul Mujahideen," Director General of Police OP Singh said.
Anti-Terrorism Squad (India) topic. The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) is special police force in several states of India including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar.
In Maharashtra it is headed by senior IPS officer Vivek Phansalkar The squad has stopped several terrorist attacks in the country. The story is this: you are a soldier of the elite anti-terrorist squad and your mission is to eliminate all the known terrorists in the region.
Be on the l. Designations of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) expose and isolate the designated terrorist organizations, deny them access to the U.S. financial system, and create significant criminal and immigration consequences for their members and supporters.
Counter-terrorism (also spelled counterterrorism) incorporates the practice, military tactics, techniques, and strategy that government, military, law enforcement, business, and intelligence agencies use to combat or prevent terrorism.
Counter-terrorism strategies include attempts to counter financing of terrorism. Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism.