Jamaat-ul-Ahrar / Jamatul Ahrar (TTPJA)

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a splinter group from the Movement of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Islami Pakistan (TTIP / TTP), announced during August 2014. The splinter group is led by former commanders of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, such as Ihsanullah Ihsan, the former spokesman of the TTP, and Omar Khorasani, a senior leader in the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan. The splinter group refers to internal differences with the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan as well as refocusing on the objective of creating an Islamic state as reasons for its formation. The new group is comprised of four of the seven tribal districts bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan, namely Mohmand, Bajaur, Khyber, and Arakzai.Working Closely with ISKThe  Jamaat-ul-Ahrar pledged allegiance to the Islamic State Khurasan (ISK) in 2014. (see incident section below) Jamaal ul Ahrar openly supports IS, with similar goals and interests. In 2016 there were several attacks that were claimed by both…

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar / Jamatul Ahrar (TTPJA), also known as Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaat-e-Ahrar, Jamaatul Ahrar (TTPJA), "The Freedom Fighters Group" is an active group formed c. 2015.
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