DW Lists Alshabaab Among the 7 Most Notorious Terror Groups
World leaders have identified international terrorism as a top threat to world stability. Despite varying criteria and lists, certain terror groups consistently make headlines. Here are seven you need to know about.
- Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (IS or ISIL)
- Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).
- Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mijahideen (HSM)
- Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP)
- Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād (commonly called Boko Haram)
- Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Al-Nusra Front)
- Hizballah or Hezbollah