Jaish al-Ta'ifa al-Mansurah

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Jaish al-Ta'ifa al-Mansurah
جيش الطائفة المنصورة
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IdeologySunni Islamism
LeadersSheikh Abu Omar al-Ansari
BecameMujahideen Shura Council

Jaish al-Ta'ifa al-Mansurah (Arabic: جيش الطائفة المنصورةJaysh aṭ-Ṭā’ifa al-Manṣūrah, "Army of the Victorious Sect") is a militant Sunni group known to take part in the Iraqi insurgency. The group was founded by Sheikh Abu Omar al-Ansari.

On January 15, 2006, the umbrella organization known as the Mujahideen Shura Council announced its formation. The Army of the Victorious Sect was announced as one of its constituent groups, along with al-Qaeda in Iraq, Monotheism Supporters Brigades, Saray al-Jihad Group, al-Ghuraba Brigades, and al-Ahwal Brigades.

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