Terrorists and Extremists Database
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Caliph - deceased
Former leader of the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI)
Islamic Republic of Iran
Supreme Leader of Iran, Former President of Iran, Shiite cleric
AQAP (Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula)
Type of Leader
Inciters to Violence
Former leader of External Operations, recruiter, trainer (deceased)
Head of Hamas’s Diaspora Office; Deputy Leader; Former Chief of Hamas’s Political Bureau
Former acting supreme guide
IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps)
Commander of the Quds Force (deceased)
Egyptian Qatar-based intellectual and spiritual leader
On August 13, 2017, suspected al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) gunmen opened fire on a Turkish restaurant and hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 19 people were killed and 22 others were wounded.
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