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Noun: Asbat al-Ansar
  1. An extremist Palestinian Sunni group active in Lebanon in the early 1990s that advocates Salafism; responsible for murders and bombings; seeks to overthrow the Lebanese government and control Palestinian refugee camps; funded by al-Qaeda
    - Band of Partisans

Type of: foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: Asbat al-Ansar