List of groups designated terrorist organisations by the UAE
ABU DHABI // The Cabinet has approved a list of terrorist organisations and groups following the implementation of Federal Law No 7 for 2014 on combating terrorist crimes.
The law was issued by President Sheikh Khalifa and the Cabinet’s own resolution on the designation of terrorist organisations that allows the publication of such lists in the media for the purposes of transparency and to raise awareness about these organisations.
The following list of organistations deemed terrorist has been approved by the Cabinet:
The UAE Muslim Brotherhood.
Al Islah (or Da’wat Al-Islah).
Fatah Al Islam (Lebanon).
Associazione Musulmani Italiani (Association of Italian Muslims).
Khalaya Al Jihad Al Emirati (Emirati Jihadist Cells).
Osbat Al Ansar (the League of the Followers) in Lebanon.
The Finnish Islamic Association (Suomen Islam-seurakunta).
Al Qaeda in the Land of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM or Tanzim al-Qa‘idah fi Bilad al-Maghrib Al-Islami).
The Muslim Association of Sweden (Sveriges muslimska forbund, SMF)
Hizb Al Ummah (The Ommah Party or Nation’s Party) in the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula
Ansar Al Sharia in Libya (ASL, Partisans of Islamic Law).
The Islamic Council Norway (Islamsk Rad Norge, IRN).
Ansar Al Sharia in Tunisia (AST, Partisans of Sharia) in Tunisia.
Islamic Relief UK.
Harakat Al Shabaab Al Mujahideen (HSM) in Somalia (Mujahideen Youth Movement)
The Cordoba Foundation (TCF) in Britain.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
Boko Haraam (Jamaatu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’Awati Wal-Jihad) in Nigeria.
Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) of the Global Muslim Brotherhood.
Jamaat Ansar Al Sharia (Partisans of Sharia) in Yemen.
Al Mourabitoun (The Sentinels) group in Mali.
Tehrik-I-Taliban Pakistan (Taliban Movement of Pakistan).
The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) organisation and groups.
Ansar Al Dine (Defenders of the faith) movement in Mali.
Abu Dhar Al-Ghifari Battalion in Syria.
Jamaa Islamic in Egypt (AKA Al-Gama at al-Islamiyya, The Islamic Group, IG).
The Haqqani Network in Pakistan.
Al-Tawheed Brigade (Brigade of Unity, or Monotheism) in Syria.
Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis (ABM, Supporters of the Holy House or Jerusalem) and now rebranded as Wilayat Sinai (Province or state in the Sinai).
Lashkar-i-Taiba (Soldiers, or Army of the Pure, or of the Righteous).
Al Tawhid Wal-Eman battalion (Battaltion of Unity, or Monotheism, and Faith) in Syria.
Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) group.
The East Turkistan Islamic Movement in Pakistan (ETIM), AKA the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP), Turkistan Islamic Movement (TIM).
Katibat al-Khadra in Syria (the Green Battaltion).
Majlis Shura Al-Mujahedeen Fi Aknaf Bayt Al-Maqdis (the Mujahedeen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, or MSC).
Jaish-e-Mohammed (The Army of Muhammad).
Abu Bakr Al Siddiq Brigade in Syria.
The Houthi Movement in Yemen.
Jaish-e-Mohammed (The Army of Muhammad) in Pakistan and India.
Talha Ibn ‘Ubaid-Allah Compnay in Syria.
Hizbollah Al Hijaz in Saudi Arabia.
Al Mujahideen Al Honoud in Kashmor/ India (The Indian Mujahideen, IM).
Al Sarim Al Battar Brigade in Syria.
Hizbollah in the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Islamic Emirate of the Caucasus (Caucasus Emirate or Kavkaz and Chechen jihadists).
The Abdullah bin Mubarak Brigade in Syria.
Al Qaeda in Iran.
The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU).
Qawafil Al-shuhada (Caravans of martyrs).
The Badr Organisation in Iraq.
Abu Sayyaf Organisation in the Philippines.
Abu Omar Brigade in Syria.
Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq in Iraq (The Leagues of the Righteous).
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Ahrar Shoummar Brigade in Syria (Brigade of the free men of the Shoummar Tribe).
Hizbollah Brigades in Iraq.
CANVAS organisation in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Sarya al-Jabal Brigade in Syria.
Liwa Abu al-Fadl Al-Abbas (rigade of Abu al-Fadl Al-Abbas) in Syria.
The Muslim American Society (MAS).
Al Shahba’ Brigade in Syria.
Liwa Al-Youm al-Maw’oud in Iraq (Brigade of Judgement Day).
International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) : Al Ka’kaa’ Bigade in Syria.
Liwa Ammar bin Yasser (Ammar bin Yasser Brigade).
Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe.
Sufyan Al Thawri Brigade.
Ansar al-Islam Group in Iraq (Partisans of Islam).
Union of Islamic Organisations of France (L’Union des Organisations Islamiques de France, UOIF).
Ebad ar-Rahman Brigade (Brigade of Soldiers of Allah) in Syria.
Jabhat Al Nusra (Al-Nusra Front) in Syria.
Muslim Association of Britain (MAB).
Omar Ibn al-Khattab Battalion in Syria.
Harakat Ahrar ash-Sham Al Islami (Islamic Movement of the Free Men of the Levant).
Islamic Society of Germany (Islamische Gemeinschaft Deutschland).
Al Shayma’ Battaltion in Syria.
Jaysh Al Islam in Palestine (The Army of Islam in Palestine)
The Islamic Society in Denmark (Det Islamiske Trossamfund, DIT).
Katibat Al-Haqq (Brigade of the Righteous).
The Abdullah Azzam Brigades.
The League of Muslims in Belgium (La Ligue des Mussulmans de Belgique, LMB)
Published: November 16, 2014 04:00 AM