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 January 15, 2019, al-Shabaab gunmen stormed an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The attack lasted over 12 hours, killing 22 people and wounding 27 others.
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