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Fact Sheet
Office of Counterterrorism
Washington, DC
January 30, 2003

Foreign Terrorist Organizations List

Lists of Foreign Terrorist Organizations in 2001 and in 1999 were issued as reports.  In 2003, the State Department began issuing the list as a fact sheet.

  1. Abu Nidal Organization (ANO)
  2. Abu Sayyaf Group
  3. Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades
  4. Armed Islamic Group
  5. 'Asbat al-Ansar
  6. Aum Shinrikyo
  7. Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA)
  8. Gama’a al-Islamiyya (Islamic Group)
  9. Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement)
  10. Harakat ul-Mujahidin (HUM)
  11. Hizballah (Party of God)
  12. Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU)
  13. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JEM) (Army of Mohammed)
  14. Al-Jihad (Egyptian Islamic Jihad)
  15. Kahane Chai (Kach)
  16. Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
  17. Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LT) (Army of the Righteous)
  18. Lahskar-i-Jhangvi
  19. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
  20. Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK)
  21. National Liberation Army (ELN)
  22. Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)
  23. Palestine Liberation Front (PLF)
  24. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
  25. PFLP-General Command (PFLP-GC)
  26. Al-Qaida
  27. Real IRA
  28. Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)
  29. Revolutionary Nuclei (formerly ELA)
  30. Revolutionary Organization 17 November
  31. Revolutionary People’s Liberation Army/Front (DHKP/C)
  32. Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC)
  33. Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso, SL)
  34. United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC)
  35. Communist Party of the Philippines/New People's Army (CPP/NPA)
  36. Jemaah Islamiya organization (JI)


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