List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

AFRICA:

(24 Countries and 115 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved)

Hot Spots: Central African Republic, Darfur, Democrati Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland

Algeria: fights between regular army and:

  • al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (known in the past as Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC) since 2003)
  • Islamic Salvation Front (Fis)
  • Jamat Tawhid Wal Jihad Fi Garbi Afriqqiya (Movement for Monotheism and Jihad in West Africa) group has broken away since December 2011

Angola: fights between regular army and:

  • Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda – Military Position (FLEC-PM) secessionist movement from 1975
  • Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda – Armed Forces of Cabinda (Flec-Fac)

Central African Republic: fights between regular army and:

             -Seleka (coalition of 3 rebel groups) (has overthrown government and seized power in March 2013):

 

               -Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace

 

             -Convention of Patriots of Salvation and Kodro (CPSK)
           -Union of Democratic Forces for Unity (UFDR)

  • Democratic Front of the Central African People (FDPC) or Democratic Front for the People of the Central African Republic (FDPC) or Democratic Forces for the People of Central Africa (FDPC)
  • Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace (CPJP)
  • Movement of Central African Liberators for Justice (MLCJ)

Chad: fights between regular army and Union of Resistance Forces (URF)

Ivory Coast: fights between “Invisible Commandos” militia and Republican Forces of new-elected president Alassane Ouattara (ended on April 13, 2011)

Democratic Republic of Congo: fights between regular army and:

  • Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) born on 1987 against Congo and Uganda armed forces
  • Popular Front for Justice in Congo
  • Independent Liberation Movement of the Allies known also as (Nzobo ya Lombo)
  • Mai Mai Yakutumba (Pro-government militia)
  • Mai Mai Gedeon allied to separatists in southern Katanga province
  • Mai Mai Sheka
  • Mai Mai Hume
  • Mai Mai Kifuafua
  • Mai Mai Raia Mutomboki has fought both FDLR (congolese army) and FARDC (rebels)
  • Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) or Forces démocratiques pour la libération du Rwanda (FDLR) or ex-FAR / Interahamwe
  • Alliance des Patriotes pour un Congo Libre et Souverain (APCLS) or Alliance des patriotes pour un Congo libre et démocratique or Patriotic Alliance for Free and Sovereign Congo (APCLS) operates in Masisi area west of Goma
  • Patriotes résistants congolais (PARECO)
  • Troops loyal to Bosco ‘Terminator’ Ntaganda military leader (who has defected from the Congolese army) have created the armed group March 23 Movement (M23) comprising of former members of the rebel National Congress for the Defence of the People (CNDP)
  • National Liberation Forces (FNL) Burundian rebels, mainly in South Kivu
  • Congo Defence Front (FDC) Fought Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) rebels early 2012
  • Patriotic Resistance Forces of Ituri (FRPI) operates in Ituri Province near Uganda border

Djibouti: fights between regular army and rebels of Front for the Restoration of Unity and Democracy (FRUD)

Egypt: fights between regular army and:

  • Takfir wal-Hijra (jihadist salafist group)
  • Jund al Sharia or the Soldiers of Islamic Law (since 2012)
  • Mujahideen Shura Council (MSC) or Mujahedeen Shura Council (MSC) or Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (active in Sinai and in Gaza Strip) since 2011
  • al-Qaeda in the Sinai Peninsula and its military wing Ansar al Jihad (since December 2011)

Eritrea: fights between regular army and:

  • Democratic Movement for the Liberation of the Eritrean Kunama (DMLEK)
  • Eritrean Salvation Front (ESF)
  • Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO)
  • Continuing tensions of border with Ethiopia and Djibouti

Ethiopia: fights between regular army and:

  • Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) fights for independence of Ogaden from Ethiopia Government since 1984 (accepted to lay down arms in April 2010. On October 12 2010 has signed a peace deal with Government. Since January 2012 figths are going on. On September 2012 started peace talks with Government.)
  • Ogaden National Liberation Army (ONLA) armed wing of ONLF
  • Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) fights for independence of Oromo from Ethiopia Government since 1973
  • Jijirama Oromo Liberation Front (Jijirama-OLF) da Gennaio 2012
  • United Western Somali Liberation Front (UWSLF) since 1970 (accepted to lay down arms in April 2010)
  • Afar Revolutionary Democratic Unity Front or Afar Revolutionary Democratic Union Front (ARDUF)
  • Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice Freedom and Democracy

Kenya:

  • Muslim Youth Center (al-Qaeda-linked Somali militia in Kenya)
  • Mombasa Republic Council (MRC) separatist group

Libya: National Transitional Council, together with help of Nato, at the end of October 2011 won civil war against Gadafi army.

  • Libyan Liberation Front (LLF) in Sahel
  • Prisoner Omar Abdelrahman Group
  • Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) or Al-Jama’a al-Islamiyyah al-Muqatilah bi-Libya, since 2011 changed its name in Libyan Islamic Movement (LIM) or al-Harakat al-Islamiya al-Libiya, linked to al-Qaeda
  • Imprisoned Omar Abdul Rahman Brigades, linked to al-Qaeda

Mali:
Since January 12 2013 french army along with malian army (with help of armies of others african countries) are fighting radical islamist groups that have seized north of Mali.

  • National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA) or National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) or Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA) is a Tuareg Movement since October 2011. Declared Azawad independent state on April 6 2012
  • Northern Mali Tuareg Movement (MTNM)
  • National Committee for the Reestablishment of Democracy and the Restoration of the State (CNRDR) (army with coup d’etat overthrow government on March 21 2012)
  • Islamic movement Ansar Dine (Helpers of Religion or Defenders of the Faith) linked to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
  • Islamic Movement for Azawad (IMA) (split from Ansar Dine in January 2013)
  • Al-Qaeda in West Africa (AQWA)
  • Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MOJWA) or Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) or Mouvement Unicité et Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) born by a split of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in the middle of 2011
  • Patriots’ Resistance Movement for the Liberation of Timbuktu since June 2012 (opposes the secession of northern Mali by MNLA and Ansar Dine)
  • Katibat Moulathamine or Masked Brigade or al-Mua’qi’oon Biddam (Those who Sign with Blood) Brigade or Signatories In Blood or Khaled Abul Abbas Brigade led by Mokhtar Belmokhtar who left al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in December 2012

Mauritania: fights between regular army and:

  • Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (know in the past as Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC) since 2003)
  • Ansar Allah group linked to al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)

Nigeria: fights between regular army and:

  • Mend (Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta)
  • Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (NDPVF)
  • Boko Haram (islamic sect) since 2002
  • Ansaru or Vanguard for the Protection of Muslims in Black Africa (islamist group since January 2012)
  • Are also reported continuing ethnic and religious clashes between muslims and christians in Plateau state

Rwanda: Rwanda Army against Rwanda Hutu militia

Senegal: Senegal Army against Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC) or Casamance Movement of Democratic Forces (MFDC) (fighting since 1982 and now divided in 3 factions)

Somalia: fights between regular army and forces of African Union and:

  • Al-Shabaab somali islamist group (in December 2011 has changed its name in Imaarah Islamiya)
  • Hizbul Islam or Islamic Party islamist group (born on 4 February 2009 by the union of 4 groups)
  • Hisb al-Islam
  • Sufi Militia Ahlu Sunna Wal-jamaca (ASWJ) (islamist group pro-government against al-Shabaab and Hizbul Islam since March 17 2010)
  • Rahanweyn Resistance Army or Reewin Resistance Army (RRA) active in Somalia’s State of Southwestern since 1995
  • Ras kamboni movement, pro somali government, active in Jubaland or Azania
  • Shabelle Valley Administration (SVA) (militia of Shabelle Valley, pro somali government even though is not recognized by Central Government)
  • Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya (AIAI) or Al-Etihad Al-Islamiya
  • Warlord Ali Khalif Galaydh and its loyal tribal militia

Somaliland: fights between regular army and:

  • Sool, Sanag, Cayn (SSC)
  • Northern Somalia Unionist Movement (NSUM) and its army wing Sool Sanaag Cayn Army (SSCA) (splinter group of SSC)
  • Tribal militia loyal to Somalia’s former Prime Minister, Ali Khalif Galayr (searching to create Khaatumo State)
  • Often there are clashes with Puntland army

Puntland: fights between regular army and:

  • Galgala militia (rebel fighters loyal to sheikh Mohamed Said Atom)
  • Often there are clashes with Somaliland army

Sudan:Government fights also Darfur population from 2003. Are also reported continuing clashes with rebels:

  • Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) since 2002
  • Popular Defence Forces (PDF) (pro government paramilitary group)

Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) alliance formed by4 groups:
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-Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement (SPLA/M) or Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N) or Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army North (SPLM/A-N) and its military wing Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N)
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-Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) since 2006 (had signed a ceasefire with Government on February 2010. New peace talks in Doha on October 2012. Signed ceasefire agreement on February 2013.).
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-Justice and Equality Movement-Military Council (JEM-MC) or JEM-Military Council (JEM-MC) faction (Peace talks in Doha on December 2012).
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-Sudan Liberation Movement Abdel Wahid (SLM-Nur) Abdul Wahid al Nur faction and its armed wing Sudan Liberation Army-Abdel Wahid (SLA-AW) or Sudan’s Liberation Movement of Abdel Wahid Nur (SLM-AW) or Darfur Front for Injustice Rebuttal (signed peace deal on March 18 2013)
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-Sudan Liberation Movement Minni Minnawi (SLM-Minnawi) or Sudan Liberation Movement of Mani Arkoi Minnawi (SLM-MM) and its armed wing Sudan Liberation Army-Minni Minnawi (SLA-MM) active in Darfur

Darfur:
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-Sudan Liberation Movement – Revolutionary Forces (SLM-RF) since 2006
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-National Redemption Front (NRF) since 2006
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-Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) group, includes 10 smaller rebel groups since February 2010 (has signed a ceasefire with Sudanese Government on July 14 2011)

South Sudan: Fights between regular army and:

    National Transitional Council (NTC) (formed by 4 rebel groups SSLA, SSDM, NDF and SSDF)

  • South Sudan Liberation Army (SSLA) militia of Peter Gadet Yak
  • South Sudan Democratic Movement (SSDM) or South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army (SSDM/A) and its military wing South Sudan Democratic Army (SSDA) of George Athor Deng
  • National Democratic Front (NDF)
  • South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF)
  • People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) (affiliate to Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement (SPLA/M))
  • Philip Bepan militia (active in South Sudan)
  • The National Democratic Front since September 25 2011
  • Gatluak Gai militia (active in South Sudan)
  • Militia Gabriel Tang, also called Tang Ginye (active in South Sudan)
  • David Yau Yau forces
  • Johnson Oliny ethnic militia
  • Ultan Abdel Bagi Ayii Akol militia
  • Peter Lorot militia
  • South Sudan People Liberation Movement and its military wing (South Sudan People Liberation Army) (SSPLM/SSPLA) led by Major General Tong Lual Ayat (since December 2011)

Uganda: fights between regular army and:

  • Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) born on 1987 against Uganda and Congo armed forces
  • Al-Shabaab somali islamist group
  • Allied Democratic Forces – National Liberation Army of Uganda (ADF / NALU) rebels active in Democratic Republic of Congo in North Kivu, South Kivu, Maniema and Katanga provinces

Western Sahara: Fight of Polisario Front against Maroc occupation

ASIA:

(15 Countries and 100 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved)

Hot Spots: Afghanistan, Burma-Myanmar, Pakistan

Afghanistan: war between regular afghan army and Onu forces against:

  • Haqqani Network
  • Peshawar Shura (east Afghanistan)
  • Quetta Shura
  • Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin (HIG) since 1977
  • Hezb-e Islami Khalis (HIK) since 1979
  • Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
  • Mullah Dadullah Front since May 2012

Burma-Myanmar: fights between regular army and:

             -11 Members of the Alliance United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC):

 

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             -Etnic militia of Karen National Union (KNU) whose armed wing is Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) since 1949 (signed ceasefire on January 2012)

 

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            -Karenni Army (KA) armed wing of Karenni National Progressive party (KNPP)

 

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            -New Mon State Party (NMSP) (signed first deal of ceasefire with Government on February 1 2012)

 

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             -Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO) (signed cease-fire on August 25 2012)

 

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             -Chin National Front (CNF) (signed ceasefire agreement on 2012 December 9)

 

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            -Kachin Independence Army (KIA) armed wing of Kachin Independence Organization (KIO)

 

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            -Shan State Progress Party / Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) Shan State Army-North (SSA-North) (signed ceasefire on January 2012)

 

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             -Arakan Liberation Army (ALA) armed wing of Arakan Liberation Party (ALP)

 

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             -Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF)

 

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             -Lahu Democratic Union (LDU)

 

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           -Wa National Organization (WNO)

  • -Restoration Council of Shan State/ Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) Shan State Army-South (SSA-South) (informally accepted ceasefire on November 2011)
  • etnic militia of Kokang (Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA or NDAA) or Kokang Democracy Party or Eastern Shan State Army (ESSA) since 1989
  • Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) formerly known as the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), (reached ceasefire with government on November 2011)
  • Brigade 5 faction within (DKBA) (reached ceasefire with government on November 2011)
  • God’s Army (was an offshoot of the Karen National Union)
  • Shan rebels of Myanmar Peace and Democracy Front (MPDF)
  • United Wa State Army (UWSA) armed wing of United Wa State Party (UWSP) since 1989 (UWSA signed ceasefire with government on 6 September 2011)
  • Lahu National Democratic Front [LNDF]
  • Mong Tai Army (MTA)
  • Kuki National Army (KNA)
  • Zomi Revolutionary Army (ZRA) since 1993 armed wing of Zomi Revolutionary Organization (ZRO)
  • Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA)
  • All Burma Students’ Democratic Front (ABSDF) or All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF)

China: clashes between regular army and East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) or Turkistan Islamic Movement (TIM)

India: clashes between regular army and following rebels groups:

  • Islamics separatists of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) since 1977
  • Hizbul Mujahideen (HuM) or Hezb-ul Mujahedeen (HuM) since 1989
  • Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) since 1989
  • Maoists of Orissa since 2004
  • Maoists Naxalites of Communist Party of India (CPI) of Jharkhand since 1967
  • Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) dal 1980
  • Rebels of Assam of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) since 1979 (ceased fire was signed with Government on September 4 2011)
  • People’s Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCPA)
  • National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB)
  • People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army
  • Indian Mujahideen since 2008
  • Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA)
  • People’s Liberation Front of India (ANI)
  • Al-Badr
    Manipur Peoples Liberation Front (Organization formed by 3 separatist groups)
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    -People’s Liberation Army of Manipur (PLA) (insurgent group in Manipur state)
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    -United National Liberation Front (UNLF) since 1964 (insurgent group in Manipur state)
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    -People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) since 1977 (insurgent group in Manipur state)
  • Adivashi Peoples Army (APA) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • All Adivashi National Liberation Army (AANLA) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • Santhal Tiger Force (STF) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • Birsa Commando Force (BCF) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • Adivashi Cobra Military of Assam (ACMA) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • Kuki Liberation Organisation (KLO) and its army wing Kuki Liberation Army (KLA) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • Hmar People’s Convention (HPC) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • United Kukigam Defence Army (UKDA) (laid down arms in January 2011)
  • People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI)
  • National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) since 1989
  • All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) since 1990
  • United People’s Party of Kangleipak (UPPK)
  • Naga Revolutionary Front (NRF)
  • Katampur Liberation Organization (KLO)
  • Tritya Prastuti Committee (TPC) maoist rebels
  • Sometimes are reported clashes at border between India army and Pakistan army

Indonesia: fights between regular army and:

  • Free Papua Movement (FPM) o Free Papua Merdeka (OPM) o Organasi Papua Merdeka (OPM)
  • Islamist group Jemaah Islamiyah or Jemaah Islamiah (JI), linked to al-Qaeda, since 1993
  • few separatist rebel groups in Aceh
  • FAI Informal Anarchist Federation, Indonesia Section.

Kazakhstan: fights between regular army and:

  • Kazakh Mujahideen (islamist group)

Koreas: Skirmishes at border between North Korea and South Korea

Kyrgyzstan: fights between regular army and:

  • Hizb ut-Tahrir (islamist group)

Nepal: fights between regular army and People’s Liberation Army (PLA), armed wing of Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) since 1994 (signed peace agreement on January 2012)

Pakistan:

  • Rebels of Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let)
  • Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) or Pakistani Taliban
  • Fights between regular army and talibans rebels in (South Waziristan since 2008)
  • Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) since 2000
  • Shahzain Bugti’s movement (Balochistan separatists)
  • United Baloch Army
  • Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)
  • Punjab Taliban or Tehrik-e-Taliban Punjab
  • Abdullah Azzam Shaheed Brigade (AASB) linked to al-Qaeda
  • Haqqani Network lead by Jalaluddin Haqqani in North Waziristan linked to al-Qaeda since 2006
  • Jihad Islami
  • 313 Brigade (a unit of organisation of Bangladesh militant group called Harkat-ul-Jihad al Islami (HUJI))
  • Lashkar-e-Jhangvi or Lashkar-e Jhangvi Al-Alami
  • Jund al-Khilafah or Soldiers of the Caliphate
  • Harkat-ul Mujahideen al-Alami
  • Sometimes are reported clashes between Pakistan army and India army, first war was on 1949

Philippines: fights between regular army and:

  • Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) since 1990 (islamic separatist group)
  • Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) since 1978 (islamic separatist group) Reached peace deal with government on October 2012
  • Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) since 1969
  • Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) since 1994
  • New People’s Army (NPA) (armed wing of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)) since 1969, (truce with government since December 20 2012 to January 15 2013)
  • Royal Army of the Sultanate of Sulu

Sri Lanka:

  • Upsurging People’s Force since 2006
  • People’s Liberation Front

Tajikistan: fights between regular army and:

  • Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) based in Tajikistan
  • Armed groups lead by Mirzokhouja Ahmadov and Mullo Sayriddin (surrendered to Government Forces on October 2010)
  • Islamic movement Hizb ut-Tahrir

Thailand: fights between regular army and:

  • National Revolutionary Front Coordinate Patani Malay (BRN-C) or Barisan Revolusi Nasional Patani-Melayu-Koordinasi (BRN-Coordinate)
  • Barisan Revolusi Nasional Melayu Patani (BRN) or National Revolution Front (BRN) (March 2013 started peace talks)
  • Patani Liberation Army (PLA)
  • Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK) since 2004

Uzbekistan:

  • Uzbekistan’s Islamic Jihad Union (IJU) or Islamic Jihad Group (IJG)

EUROPE:

(8 Countries and 60 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved)

Hot Spots: Chechnya, Dagestan

France:
Since January 12 2013 french army along with malian army (with help of armies of others african countries) are fighting islamist radical groups that have seized north of Mali.

  • National Liberation Front of Corsica (FLNC) or Corsican National Liberation Front (FLNC) or Fronte di Liberazione Naziunale Corsu (FLNC) previously divided in Brigades Révolutionnaires Corses (BRC)
  • Armée de Libération Nationale Corse (ALNC) against french presence in the isle since 1976

Georgia: After war between Georgia and Russia/Abkazia/South Ossezia in 2008, are reported tensions at border

Greece: There are terrorist acts by:

  • Revolutionary Struggle (Ea)
  • Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire (Spf)
  • Sect of Revolutionaries (SR)
  • Zero Tolerance (anarchist group)
  • Cospirazione delle cellule di fuoco/Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/ Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale (IRF)
  • Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale (IRF)/ Cospirazione delle cellule di fuoco/ Gruppi rivoluzionari per la diffusione del terrore nucleo dei vandali.
  • Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale (IRF)/ Complicità terrorista guerrieri dell’abisso comando Severino di Giovanni
  • Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale (IRF)/Condotte devianti per la diffusione del terrorismo rivoluzionario/ Cellula d’azione anarchica
  • Cellula di Solidarietà Rivoluzionaria-Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)
  • Fronte Rivoluzionario Anarchico/condotte devianti per la diffusione del terrorismo rivoluzionario/Cellula di attacco riflessivo
  • FAI/Cell of Aggressive Coscience
  • Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale (IRF)/Cospirazione cellule di fuoco/ Gruppi rivoluzionari per la diffusione del terrore/ Cellula Anormal-Heretics
  • “Partnership of Anarchist Organizations” Wild Freedom
  • Instigators of Social Explosions

Italy:

  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Cellula Rivoluzionaria Lambros Fountas since 2003
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Cooperativa Artigiana fuoco e affini (occasionalmente spettacolare)/Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale.
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Brigata 20 Luglio/Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale (IRF)
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Sorelle in armi nucleo Mauricio Morales/ Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Solidarietà Internazionale
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Rivolta Animale
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Nucleo Rivoluzionario Horst Fantazzini
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Cellule contro il Capitale il Carcere i suoi Carcerieri e le sue Celle
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Cellule armate per la solidarietà internazionale
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Rivolta Anonima Terribile (RAT)
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Cellule metropolitane
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Narodnaja Vojla
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/Cellula Olga (maybe it refers on Olga Ekonomidou, member of Cospirazione delle cellule di fuoco – Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale (FAI-(FRI))
  • Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/gruppo 22 maggio (since May 2012)
  • Il Silvestre (anarchist ecologist group)
  • Gruppi armati patriottici (Gap) since 2011
  • Nucleo Galesi per i Pac (Proletari Armati per il Comunismo)
  • Movimento Armati Proletari
  • Movimento Fronte Rivoluzionario since 2011
  • Gruppi Armati Proletari (GAP) (since May 2012, to confirm reliability)
  • Brigate Rosse, Brigata Gino Liverani ‘Diegò’ (since May 2012, to confirm reliability)
  • Nar Nucleo Armato Rivoluzionario Giuseppe Valerio Il Giusta (Nar) (since May 2012, to confirm reliability)
  • Animal Liberation Front

Nagorno-Karabakh: Clashes at Nagorno-Karabakh border between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Northern Ireland: armed actions of:

  • Ulster Defense Association (UDA) since 1971 claims its actions in Northern Ireland under name of Ulster Freedom Fighters (Protestant)
  • Red Hand Defenders since 1998 (Protestant)
  • Ulster Young Militants since 1974 (Protestant)
  • Ulster Resistance since 1989 (Protestant)
  • Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) (Protestant)
  • Orange Volunteers since 1998 (Protestant)
  • Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA) or The Continuity IRA since 1986 (republican paramilitary group)
  • Real Irish Republican Army or Real Ira since 1997 (Republican)
  • Irish Republican Army (created by former members of the Provisional IRA) since April 2011

Russia: Fights between Russian army and:

  • Caucasus Mujahideens also called Mujahideen of Idel Ural (Independentist chechen islamic militia in Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan since 1991)
  • islamic separatist Movement of North Caucasus Emirate (Independentist islamic militia chechen in Ingushetia and Dagestan since 1991)
  • Caucasus Emirate (Independentist chechen islamic militia in Chechnya)
  • Commando delle Province Kabarda, Balkaria e Karachai
  • Riyad-us-Saliheen Martyrs’ Brigade (Ingush Mujahideen Commander)
  • Far Eastern guerrillas
  • Mujahideen Command of Province of Ingushetia or Mujahideen Command of the Province of Ghalghaycho of the Caucasus Emirate
  • Jamaat Nogai (Nogai Battalion) wahabite islamist group
  • Caspian terrorist group (present in Dagestan)
  • ELF Russia Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)/International Network of action e solidarity/
    Fronte Rivoluzionario Internazionale
  • Tatarstan’s mujahedin (to verify if exists)

Spain: Fights between regular army and Basque Country separatist group Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (Eta) since 1968 (October 20 2011 has declared a definitive cessation of its armed activity).

MIDDLE EAST:

(8 Countries and 95 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved)

Hot Spots: Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey, Yemen

Iran: Fights between regular army and:

  • sunni group Jundallah or Soldiers of God or People’s Resistance Movement of Iran (PRMI) since 2003
  • Partiya Jiyana Azad a Kurdistanê (PJAK) or Party of Free Life of Kurdistan since 2004
  • People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK) or Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) or Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK) or Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) left-wing Islamic group or People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) or People’s Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI) (based in Iraq, but against Islamic Republic of Iran) since 1965

Iraq: Fights between regular army and American/english against islamic militias:

  • Ba’athists
  • Wahhabiti
  • Salafi Islamists
  • Shia militias or Mahdi militia or Jaish al-Mahdi (JAM) led by Moqtada al-Sadr since 2003 (military activity suspended on 2008)
  • Sahwa a Qaim or Sons of Iraq (pro-government militia)
  • The Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) (linked to al-Qaeda)
  • Mujahideen Shura Council (11 sunni groups)
  • Alliance Ilfh al-Motaiyabin (Alliance of scented)
  • Ansar al-Islam or Jund Al-Islam (Soldiers of Islam) (kurdish sunni islamist group) since 2001
  • Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization left-wing Islamic group or People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) (based in Iraq, but against Islamic Republic of Iran) since 1965
  • Ansar al-Jihad al-Alami (Helpers of Global Jihad)
  • Jaish al-Tariqa al-Nakshabandi or Jaysh Rijal al-Tariq al-Naqshabandi or Army of the Men of the Naqshbandi Order or Naqshbandi Army (sunni islamist militant group)
  • Asaib Ahl al-Haq (AAH) o Khazali Network (Shia Insurgent group)
  • Islamic Front for the Iraqi Resistance since 2004
  • al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI)
  • Jama’at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad (”Group of Monotheism and Jihad”) or Tanzim Qaidat al-Jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn (QJBR) since 2004
  • al-Qaeda Kurdish Battalions (AQKB)
  • Southern State of al-Qaeda
  • Islamic Army in Iraq (IAI)
  • Badr Brigade (military wing of the Badr Organisation)

Front for Jihad and Change(formed by 8 groups)
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-1920 Revolution Brigades
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-Jaish al-Rashideen
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-Jaish al-Muslimeen
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-Islamic Movement of Iraq’s Mujahideen
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-Jund al-Rahman
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-Saraya al-Dawa wa’l Ribaat
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-Empowerment Brigades
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-Battalions of Muhammed al-Fatih

Israel: Fights between regular army and a list of 6 armed wings, 20 armed groups, 1 faction, 1 movement, 1 armed faction (included 6 political parties):

Hamas (since 1987) armed and political group
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-Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades (EQB) or Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades (EQB) or Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades (EQB) (armed wing)

Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) (since 1970) armed group
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-Al-Quds Brigades (Jerusalem brigades) (armed wing)

The Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) (since 2000) armed group
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-Al-Nasser Salah al-Deen Brigades (armed wing)

Al-Ahrar Movement
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-Al-Ansar Brigades (armed wing)

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (since 1964) armed group
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-Marxist-secular Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) (since 1967) armed group
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-Abu Ali Mustapha Brigades (armed wing)
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-Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) (since 1969) political party
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-Abu Nidal organization (ANO) or Fatah – the Revolutionary Council (FRC) (since 1974) armed group
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-Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) (since 1977) armed group
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-Arab Liberation Front (ALF) (since 1969) political party
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-As-Sa’iqa or Vanguard for the Popular Liberation War (VPLW) (since 1966) political party
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-Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF) (since 1967) political party
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-Palestinian Arab Front (PAF) (since 1968) minor faction
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-Fatah or Movement for the National Liberation of Palestine (since 1960) political party
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-Tanzim (since 2000) militant armed faction
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-Force 17 (since 1970) (now as Palestinian Presidential Guard) armed group
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-Fatah Special Operations Group (Fatah-SOG) or Martyrs of Tel Al Za’atar, Hawari, and Amn Araissi (since 1970) armed group no more actvie
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-Ahmed Abu Reish Brigade armed group
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-Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade (since 2000) armed group
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-Al-‘Asifah (since 1964) armed wing

More armed groups:
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-Holy Jihad Brigades (since 2006) gruppo armato
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-Jamaat Ansar al-Sunna (Iraq salafi group that has a Gaza armed faction) armed group

Armed groups linked to al-Qaeda
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-Army of Islam (Jaysh al-Islam) or Organisation of al-Qaeda in Palestine or Palestine Army of Islam or Tawhid Al Jihad or Jihad Brigades operating in Gaza Strip (split by Al-Nasser Salah al-Deen Brigades). armed group
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-Jund Ansar Allah (Allah warriors) (since 2008) armed group
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-Fatah al-Islam (since 2006) armed group
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-Jaljalat (since 2009) operating in Gaza Strip. armed group
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-Lions of the mujahideen in Palestine (since 2010) armed group
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-Mohammed Bin Moslama Brigade (salafite group)
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-Abu al-Hareth
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-Jaysh al-Umma or Jaish al-Umma or Jaish al- Ummah or Army of the Nation or Army of the Faithful
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-Masada al Mujahideen
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-Jaish al Mu’minun or Jaish al-Muminun or Army of Believers
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-Jahafil Al-Tawhid Wal-Jihad fi Filastin o Tawhid and Jihad Group in Jerusalem o Tawhid and Jihad o One God and Holy War o The Armies of Monotheism and Jihad in Palestine
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-Mujahideen Shura Council (MSC) or Mujahedeen Shura Council (MSC) or Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem since 2011 (active also in Egypt)

Lebanon: fights between regular army and:

  • Islamist group Fatah al-Islam since 2006
  • Jund al-Sham
  • Osbat al-Ansar or Usbat Al-Ansar (Band of Supporters) since 1990
  • Hezbollah armed wing since (1982)
  • Abdullah Azzam Brigades since 2009 (linked to al-Qaeda)

Saudi Arabia: fights between regular army and Houthis rebels since 2009

Syria: fights between regular army (Civil war is going on) (Clashes between turkish and syrian armies since Octobeer 2012) and:

  • Syrian Revolution Co-ordinating Union (against al-Assad) in north near Turkish border since 2011.
  • Free Syrian Army (FSA or Esl) called itself the “al-Farouq brigade of the Free Syrian Army” (FSA) since 2011 (against al-Assad):
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    -Farouq Brigades or Al Faruq Brigade (present in Homs, Idlib and Aleppo)
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    -Al-Tawhid Brigade or Al-Tawheed Brigade(present in Aleppo)
  • Al-Nusra Front or Jubhat al Nusra or Jabhat al-Nusra or Front for the Defence of the Syrian People since May 2012 (islamist group) (against al-Assad)
  • Hamza Abdualmuttalib (rebel jihadist group) (against al-Assad royal family)
  • Syrian Islamic FrontThe Syrian Resistance (alawite, pro al-Assad):
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    -al-Muqawamah al-Suriyah
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    -al-Lijan al-Sha’biyah
  • Kurdish Popular Protection Units (YPG) (against Bashar al-Assad regime)

Turkey: fights between regular army (Clashes between turkish and syrian armies since October 2012) and:

  • Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) rebels since 1978 (cease-fire concluded on February 2011. New cease-fire since March 21 2013)
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    -People’s Defense Forces (HPG) (armed wing of PKK)
  • Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK) since 2004
  • Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party–Front (DHKP/C) since 1978

Yemen: fights between regular army and:

  • al-Houthi or Houthis (Shiite Muslim rebels) since 2004
  • Shia rebels in the northern governorate of Saada
  • al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)
  • Al-Janoob al-Har – the Free South (Southern separatist movement)
  • Southern Secessionist Movement or South Yemen Movement or Southern Separatist Movement or Harak (since 2007)
  • Aden-Abyan Army since October 2010
  • Ansar al-Sharia or Partisans of Islamic Law (linked with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP))
  • Joint Meeting Parties (JMPs)
  • Partisans of Sharia (linked to al-Qaeda)
  • Islamic Jihad Group
  • Salafi (Sunni Islamist group)
  • Supporters of al-Sharia (group linked to al-Qaeda)
  • Popular Resistance Committees (pro-army militia)
  • Clashes between troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh against troops supporting Gen Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar who has defected to the opposition and tribesmen from the Hashid tribal confederation

AMERICAS:

(5 Countries and 25 between drug cartels, militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved)

Hot Spots: Colombia, Mexico

Chile: Si segnalano azioni terroristiche da parte di:

  • Frente Internacional Rivoluzionario/Comando Insurrecional Aracely Romo
  • Comando 8 de dicembre Coordinamento Internacional FAI

Colombia: fights between regular army and:

  • Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) since 1964 (Peace-talks with government will be in Oslo on October 2012. Announced cease-fire since November 20 2012 to January 20 2013) )
  • National Liberation Army (ELN) since 1964
  • Los Urabeños paramilitary group since 2001

Ecuador: fights between regular army and the Armed Revolutionary Insurgent Forces of Ecuador

Mexico: fights between regular army and:

  • Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Ezln), peaceful revolutionary, active in Chiapas State since 1994
  • Sinaloa Cartel (Mexican drug Cartel)
  • Juarez Cartel (Mexican drug Cartel) with its armed wing La Linea
  • Los Zetas Cartel (Mexican drug Cartel)
  • Gulf Cartel (Mexican drug Cartel)
  • Tijuana Cartel (Mexican drug Cartel)
  • La Familia Cartel (Mexican drug Cartel)
  • Beltrán-Leyva Cartel (Mexican drug Cartel)
  • Celulas Autonomas de Revolucion Inmediata Praxedis G. Guerriero.
  • Federacion Anarquista Informal/Acrata
  • Frente de Liberacion de la Tierra (FLT)/ Red Internacional de accion y solidaridad Grupo Informal Anti-civilizacion
  • Frente de Liberacion de la Tierra (FLT)/ Federacion Anarquista Informal- Red Global
  • Nucleo Insurrecto Sole-Baleno de las Celulas Autonomas de revolucion inmediata Praxedis
    Guerriero/FAI
  • Comando de Individuos Libres, Peligrosos, Salvajes e Incendiarios por la Peste Negra /FAI/Red
    Global
  • Ludditas contra la domesticacion de la naturalezza Salvaje/FAI/Red Global
  • Celula Eco Anarquista por el ataque directo/FAI/Red Global
  • Brigada de accion Revolucionaria por la propaganda por el hecho y la accion armada-Simon
    Radowisky/FAI/ Red Global

Peru: fights between regular army and:

  • Shining Path (Partido Comunista del Perú – Sendero Luminoso, PCP-SL) since 1969
  • Circulo de accion Iconoclasta/FAI

 

TOTAL:

 

Number of Countries involved in wars 60
Number Militias-guerrillas and separatist groups involved 394

Regions and autonomous provinces that are struggling for Independence:

 

Africa:
Autonomous region or province struggling for independence Country
Cabinda (Angola)
Democratic Republic of Congo
Ogaden
Oromo
(Ethiopia)
Western Sahara (Maroc)
Somaliland (Somalia)
Darfur (Sudan)
Asia:
Autonomous region or province struggling for independence Country
Kachin
Karen
Shan State North
Shan State South
Chin State
New Mon State
Palaung State
United Wa State
(Burma-Myanmar)
Kashmir
Karen
Orissa
Nagaland
Assam
Bodoland
Tripura
(India)
Papua
Aceh
(Indonesia)
Balochistan (Pakistan)
Tamil (Sri Lanka)
Patani Malay Nation (Thailandia)
Europe:
Autonomous region or province struggling for independence Country
Corsica (France)
Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)
Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan)
Chechnya (Russia)
Basque Country (Spain-France)
Trasnistria (Moldova)
Abkhazia
South Ossetia
(Georgia)
Middle East:
Autonomous region or province struggling for independence Country
Kurdistan (Iran, Iraq, Turkey)
Palestine (Israel)

 

One thought on “List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

  1. You have missed one “army” that all those countries fight against: The US and the NATO who are the worst slayers of human people in the world. They have destabilized most of the countries unfortunately.

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