|Ansar ul Islam
Ansar ul Islam was founded in 2004 by Pir Saif-ur-Rehman a Sunni Barelwi influenced Afghan Sufi. They are a militant Islamist group in North-west Pakistan and are rivals of Lashkar-e-Islam. The group was banned by the Pakistan government in June 2008.
The group is currently led by Qazi Mehboob-ul-Haq and is active in the Khyber Tribal Region of Pakistan.
Designation as a terrorist organization
Countries and organizations below have officially listed the Ansar ul-Islam is not a terrorist organization.