Meeting Tunisia's Ansar al-Sharia Aaron Y. Zelin. Also available in Foreign Policy. ch 8, Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia is an organization at believes in al Qaeda's worldview, but pri ily at is cture only focuses on local recruitment and missionary activities. Yemen, and Syria trying to control e future actions. Aaron Y. Zelin, Meeting Tunisia’s Ansar al-Sharia, Foreign Policy, ch 8, //foreignpolicy.com//03/08/meeting-tunisias-ansar-al-sharia/. is is a long-term vision to prepare society, AST spokesman Hassen Brik said. We are for jihad, armed revolution, but we cannot do is if e people are not wi us. Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AAS-T) was founded in by Saifallah Ben Hassine, also known as Abu Iyad al-Tunisi, after he was released from prison during e Tunisian revolution. In mid-, Bin Hassine was tried, found guilty, and sentenced in absentia by a Tunisian criminal court to 50 years in prison for his role in terrorist activities. Ansar al-Sharia held a national conference at Kairouan in in which Abu Ayadh aka ben Hassine called for e Islamization of Tunisia's media, education, tourism and commercial sectors, and e establishment of an Islamic trade union to confront e secular Tunisian General Labour Union. Ansar al-Shari’a in Tunisia (AAS-T) is a Tunisian armed group founded by Seifallah ben Hassine (QDi.333) in early . It has links to e Organization of Al-Qaida in e Islamic Maghreb (QDe. 16, · Jihadism in Tunisia is currently at its greatest nadir since e revolution, which over rew former President Zine al-Abidine Ben ‘Ali and subsequently provided a space for Tunisian jihadism to grow. Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST) and later ISIS and Katibat ‘Uqbah Bin Nafi (KUBN) emerged as e most prominent such groups in Tunisia. 05, · Sharia law in Yemen (Ansar Al-Sharia) - انصار شريعة. Arslan Ahsan. Follow. 5 years ago. 148 views. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. 12:00. Meeting e fighters of Ansar al-Sharia in Yemen. 16, · A number of Ansar al Sharia groups have emerged not only in Libya but in Yemen, Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco. e Muslims today are not like ey were before, al-Tarshani told e BBC. ey cannot. Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AAS-T): aim(s): expand its influence in Tunisia and, ultimately, replace e Tunisian Government wi Sharia area(s) of operation: headquartered in Tunisia. members instigate riots and violent demonstrations and engage in attacks, targeting Tunisian military and security personnel, Tunisian politicians, religious. AST promotes Salafi ideology in Tunisia and is arate from e Ansar al-Sharia organizations in Libya and Yemen. Major Attacks: It is important to note, at AST has never claimed responsibility for an attack, instead e Tunisian government has attributed a number of suicide bombings and armed attacks to . Unlike e groups in Yemen, Tunisia, and Libya, Egypt's Ansar al-Sharia (ASE) has not publicly announced itself as an organized group on e ground, while e Moroccan organization was only created a mere days ago. ASE has only used e Ansar al-Sharia name online when providing releases for al-Bayyan Media Foundation, which. 08, · Ansar al-Shari`a in Tunisia, Tunisia 1 Comment I walk rough a Tunisian ket around midday, at e entrance to e fortress of Sousse, a town about 90 minutes sou east of e capital Tunis on e coast. 21, · Under e stunned gaze of a few tourists, who quickly scurried away, busloads of supporters of e Ansar al-Sharia movement poured into Kairouan, Islam's four -holiest city. e assembly provided a vivid illustration of e rise of e hardline Islamist movement in Tunisia, a nation under secular rule until a recent revolution. e most prominent of ese organizations are e ones in Yemen, Tunisia, and Libya, along wi newer versions in Egypt and Morocco to a lesser extent. e rise of ese Ansar al-Sharia groups points to an end of al Qaeda’s unipolar global jihad of e past ade and a return to a multipolar jihadosphere, similar to e 1990s. Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia lares itself as being a new political project, part of e new Tunisian scene created after e revolution. is interview was conducted over e course of ree different meetings wi a young leader of Ansar al-Sharia between uary and ch . Ansar al Sharia Tunisia leader says gains in Iraq should be cause for jihadist reconciliation. Long Journal, 14 e . Web. 15. . Zellin, Aaron. Ansar Al-Sharia is an organization comprised of Islamists and jihadists at made its first appearance in Abyan, sou Yemen in . Most members of Ansar Al-Sharia are former jihadists who fought in Afghanistan against e Soviet Union and returned to Yemen in 1990. According to e Carnegie Endowment, one of e groups leader's Baleidi. 18, · Tunisia has banned e radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia from holding a meeting in e city of Kairouan. e government said e group . Ansar al-Sharia (AST), established during April , is e most pronounced jihadist organization in Tunisia wi a supportive ideology to at of al-Qaeda. Members of Ansar al-Sharia have regularly taken part in protests in Tunisia against perceived blasphemy and have been suspected in involvement in a number of violent incidents. Ansar al-Sharia has campaigned for e release of Islamist prisoners . 14, · ere is also a seemingly arate group in Yemen at has links to al-Qaeda and operates under e name Ansar al-Sharia. wi e Ansar al-Shaira group in Tunisia. On 15 , a Facebook page named Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia was published and an announcement was released about e group’s first conference on . Ansar al-Sharia is notable for having come out firmly in support of e Islamic State in Iraq and e Levant when e dispute broke out wi Jabhat al-Nusra and al-Qaeda central in , and likely indicative of is trend is e disproportionate representation of Tunisian fighters wi in e Islamic State's ranks, even as no formal pledge of. In mid- uary, Ansar al Sharia overran parts of ano er town, Radaa, 0 miles sou east of Sanaa, resulting in a fresh round of government shelling and street battles between government forces. 21, · Ansar al-Sharia's leader Seif Allah Ben Hassine, also known as Abu Yiadh, who is on a United Nations list from 2002 as having ties to al-Qaeda but was granted amnesty after e fall . Apr 19, · In e sou of Yemen, e town of Jaar is now under Sharia law. Our reporters travelled undercover to Jaar, which is controlled by e fighters of Ansar al-Sharia ( e Partisans of Sharia. Under conditions of growing instability in e country, exacerbated by continued economic woes and o er stressors, e government banned e Tunis meeting on e grounds at Ansar al-Sharia is not a legally recognized organization in e country. Over e - period, Ansar al-Sharia, under e eyes of an Ennahda government, occupied e public space, taking over more an 400 mosques where it selected jihadist imams, he said. Ansar al-Sharia or Ansar al-Shariah is a name used by a collection of radical or militant Islamist groups or militias, in at least eight countries. While ey share names and ideology, ey lack a unified command structure. Ansar al-Sharia (Yemen) Ansarul Sharia Pakistan. Ansar al-Sharia (Libya). 24, · Al ough AST shares a name wi e Ansar al-Shariah organizations operating in Libya and Yemen, e groups are unrelated and do not act as affiliates. Al ough, ey all do employ me ods of dawa. omas. Ansar al Sharia Tunisia leader says gains in Iraq should be cause for jihadist reconciliation. ^ Meeting Tunisia's Ansar al. Database: Identifiers of Designated Islamic Terrorist Organizations Ansar al-Sharia (Tunisia): Katiba Uqba ibn Nafi. Katiba Uqba ibn Nafi- named after a Muslim general who spearheaded conquests in e Maghreb area- appears to be a joint project between Al-Qaeda in e Islamic Maghreb and Ansar al-Sharia Tunisia. 04, · e Ansar al Sharia brand. Al ough e State Department’s statement focuses solely on Ansar al Sharia in Yemen, o er Ansar al Sharia-branded organizations have emerged elsewhere since e Arab Spring, including Tunisia and Libya. Ansar al Sharia Tunisia is headed by Seifallah ben Hassine, o erwise known as Abu Iyad al Tunisi. e name Ansar al-Sharia is also being used by al-Qaeda in e Lands of e Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in so-called liberated areas of Yemen and by Salafist groups in Tunisia. e Facebook sites of Ansar al-Sharia in Libya and e group in Tunisia appear similar in design and content and also share contacts, suggesting coordination between e. e Rise and line of Ansar al-Sharia in Libya. Aaron Y. Zelin. Over e past two years, global attention has shifted to Syria and Iraq wi e rise of Jabhat al-Nusra and e return of e Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).However, nearly one ousand miles to e west, Ansar al-Sharia in Libya (ASL) has continued its work of facilitating a future Islamic state since e. 12, Yemen Aden, Al-Qaeda in e Arabian Peninsula, Ansar al-Sharia, Hodeidah, Islamic State, Middle East, Sana'a, Taiz, Tom Uzhunnalil, Yemen India’s Church, government and politicians from across e political landscape have all expressed relief and joy over e release of Salesian Fa er Tom Uzhunnalil, kidnapped in Yemen. 12, Aden, Al-Qaeda in e Arabian Peninsula, Ansar al-Sharia, Hodeidah, Islamic State, Middle East, Sana'a, Taiz, Tom Uzhunnalil, Yemen India’s Church, government and politicians from across e political landscape have all expressed relief and joy over e release of Salesian Fa er Tom Uzhunnalil, kidnapped in Yemen in ch. 27, · Ansar al Sharia Tunisia has previously denounced e prime minister. On its Facebook page earlier is year, e organization posted a video of a television interview wi Larayedh shortly after he was charged wi forming a new cabinet. 29, · aka Al-Qayrawan Media Foundation. Supporters of Islamic Law. Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia. Ansar al-Shari'ah. Ansar al-Shari'ah in Tunisia. Ansar al-Sharia. Description: Designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization on uary 13, Ansar al-Shari'a in Tunisia (AAS-T) was founded by Seif Allah Ben Hassine in early . AAS-T has been implicated in attacks against Tunisian . ADEN/DUBAI // Yemen’s Al Qaeda wing has ordered men and women in e east to obey its strict interpretation of Islamic law, saying it aimed to set up an emirate in e remote area, local media. 27, · After parole, he joined ISIS alley and representative, Ansar al-Sharia, in Abyan and after ISIS defeat fled to Aden and took refugees in Aidarus al-Zoubaidi’s home. In , Aidarus al-Zoubaidi established e Sou ern Transitional Council wi support of Hani Ben Brek and request to arate from nor ern part of Yemen. 22, · As is Seifallah ben Hassine, leader of Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia, which has links to al Qaeda in e Islamic Maghreb. e group has been involved in recruiting you in Tunisia . Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia is a radical Islamist group at operates in Tunisia. It has around 1,000 people as part of e movement. It has been listed as a terrorist group by e Tunisian government as well as e government of e United States of America. Contents[show] Background Following e Tunisian revolution, many Islamist political prisoners held by e regime of Zine El Abidine Ben. 14, · Supporters of Ansar al-Sharia, a local group affiliated to al-Qaeda, burned huge piles of e green plant in e public squares of Mukalla, e fif largest town in Yemen and home to a key port. チュニジアのアンサール・アル＝シャリーア（Ansar al-Sharia、アラビア語: أنصار الشريعة ）は、チュニジア国内で活動するイスラム過激派組織。 1,000人程度の勢力をもつとされている 。 チュニジア政府 をはじめ、国際連合、アラブ首長国連邦、イギリス、アメリカ合衆国からテロ組織と. Hundreds of Salafist Muslims ga ered in Kairouan for e second national congress of Ansar al-Sharia, one of e most radical movements of e Salafist movement in Tunisia. 07, · e emergence of Ansar al-Sharia. e concept of Ansar al-Sharia began to spread in several Arab and Muslim countries rough groups and movements affiliated wi Salafist jihadism and al-Qaeda. e idea first emerged in Yemen, en in e Maghreb, Egypt and Mali. Jordan is likely to embark on e same pa.