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Subgroups of Al-Qaeda

Affiliate/SubgroupScopeCenter of Gravity
9-11 plottersInternationalAfghanistan
9-11 Second Wave PlottersNationalPakistan
Abu SayyafNationalPhilippinesActive
Al-Gamaa al-IslamiyyaInternationalEgypt
Al-GhurabaLocalPakistan
Al-Qaeda Fatwah CommitteeInternationalAfghanistan
Al-Qaeda Finance CommitteeInternationalPakistan
Al-Qaeda in IraqRegionalIraqActive
Al-Qaeda majlis al shuraInternationalAfghanistan
Al-Qaeda Media CommitteeInternationalPakistan
Al-Qaeda Military CommitteeInternationalAfghanistan
Al-Qaeda Travel SubcommitteeInternational
Al HijraLocalSudan
al Themar al MubarakaLocalKhartoum, Sudan
Al WafaInternationalSaudi Arabia
American Airlines Flight 11 HijackersLocalBoston, Massachusetts, United States
American Airlines Flight 77 HijackersLocalWashington, DC, United States
Ansar al-SunnaNationalIraqActive
As-SahabInternationalPakistanActive
Asma LimitedLocalNairobi, Kenya
Benevolence International Foundation Sarajevo OfficeRegionalSarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Dar Es Salaam embassy bombing cellLocalDar Es Salaam, Tanzania
East Africa Embassy BombersRegionalKenya
East Turkistan Islamic MovementNationalChinaActive
Egyptian Islamic JihadRegionalEgypt
Global Islamic Media FrontInternationalPakistanActive
Hamburg CellInternationalGermany
Harakat-ul-Jihad-I-Islami BangladeshNationalBangladeshActive
Harakat ul-Jihad-I-IslamiRegionalKashmirActive
Harakat ul-MujahedinRegionalKashmirActive
Hezba NahdaNationalTajikistan
International al-Ikhlas CompanyInternationalKhartoum, Sudan
Islamic Army of AdenNationalYemenActive
Islamic International Peacekeeping BrigadeRegionalChechnyaActive
Islamic Movement of UzbekistanRegionalUzbekistanActive
Islamic State of IraqNationalIraq
Jamaat e Jihad EritreaNationalEritrea
Jamaat e Jihal al SuriNationalSyria
Jamat Nasiyah DawaLocalUnited Kingdom
Jemaah IslamiyaRegionalIndonesiaActive
Jordan Millennium Bombing CellLocalJordan
Khartoum TanneryLocalKhartoum, Sudan
Lackawanna SixLocalLackawanna, New York, United States
Ladin InternationalLocalKhartoum, Sudan
Libyan Islamic Fighting GroupNationalLibya
Mantiqi IRegionalMalaysia
Moro Islamic Liberation FrontNationalPhilippines
Mujahideen Shura CouncilNationalIraqActive
Nairobi embassy bombing cellLocalNairobi, Kenya
Qudarat Transport CompanyLocalKhartoum, Sudan
Sajana Tower Fruit and Vegetable CompanyLocalSudan
Salafist Group for Preaching and CombatRegionalAlgeriaActive
Spanish al-Qaeda cellLocalSpain
Taba InvestmentsLocalSudan
Talah e FatahInternationalEgypt
TalibanNationalAfghanistanActive
United Airlines Flight 175 HijackersLocalBoston, Massachusetts, United States
United Airlines Flight 93 HijackersLocalNewark, New Jersey, United States
Wadi al AqiqLocalSudan
Yemen Jannubi GroupNationalYemen
3-11 Madrid train bombersLocalMadrid, Spain
Hizb-I Islami GulbuddinLocalAfghanistanActive
Islamic Jihad Group of UzbekistanInternationalUzbekistanActive
Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion of Chechen MartyrsLocalActive
2002 French poison cellLocalFrance
7-7 London transit bombersLocalLondon, United Kingdom
Al-Badhr MujahedinLocalPakistanActive
Al-Ittihad al-IslamiNationalSomalia
Armed Islamic GroupRegionalAlgeria
Asbat al-AnsarNationalLebanonActive
Jaish-e-MohammedRegionalKashmirActive
Jund al-ShamNationalSyriaActive
Lashkar e-TayyibaNationalKashmirActive
Mantiqi IINationalIndonesiaActive
Moroccan Islamic Combatant GroupRegionalMoroccoActive
Project Bojinka CellRegionalPhilippines
Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-ShariatLocalPakistanActive
Tunisian Combatant GroupRegionalTunisiaActive
UK-US airline bomb plottersInternationalUnited Kingdom

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