Jaish al-Ta'ifa al-Mansurah
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|Jaish al-Ta'ifa al-Mansurah|
جيش الطائفة المنصورة
|Leaders||Sheikh Abu Omar al-Ansari|
|Became||Mujahideen Shura Council|
Jaish al-Ta'ifa al-Mansurah (Arabic: جيش الطائفة المنصورة Jaysh 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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