Shabab al-Tawhid (ST)

Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST) is rebranding itself as Shabab al-Tawhid (ST - The Youth of Pure Monotheism) in Tunisia and Libya. Abu Ayyad al-Tunisi, leader of the AST, is currently residing in Libya to facilitate the reorganization. The Tunisian government listed AST as a terrorist organisation during August 2013, resulting in a decline in social network activities and dawa work. The rebranding is in response to Tunisian counter terrorism operations to secure established networks and maintain its presence in Tunisia.Centres of OperationShabab al-Tawhid is active in Libya (Benghazi and Tripoli) and Tunisia (AST activities have been predominant in the Tunis areas):

Shabab al-Tawhid (ST), also known as The Youth of Pure Monotheism is an active group formed c. 2014.
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