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Ansar (Arabic for "helpers") may refer to:

Al Ansar / Al-Ansar
  • Ansar Brigade, a Syrian rebel group
  • Ansar al-Islam, a Sunni Islamist group of Iraqis promoting a radical interpretation of Islam
  • Ansar-e Hezbollah, a militant conservative Islamic group in Iran
  • Ansar al-Sharia (disambiguation), a number of Islamist groups active in the Arab world
  • Ansar Dine, a Tuareg Islamist group, accused of having links with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and other Islamist groups
  • Ansaru, a Nigerian Islamist group, in conflict with the Nigerian state
  • Ansarullah (Ahmadiyya), an auxiliary organization of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
  • Anshar, an ancient Babylonian sky god
  • Bangladesh Ansar, an internal security force in Bangladesh
  • The Nuwaubian Nation, formerly the Ansaaru Allah Community, a black nationalist group founded by Malachi Z. York

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