Top 5 terrorist groups in the world

The biggest threat to any citizen of any country in the world today is a terrorist. Terrorist attacks are usually carried out in such a way as to maximize the severity and length of the psychological impact. Terror attacks like 9 11 will be remembered in history as major turning point in the  21 century. After 9 11 terrorism became number one enemy for most of the worlds population. Here is a list we compiled of the Top 5 most dangerous Terrorist Groups.

5. Liberation Tiger of Tamil Eelam:

The deadliest terrorist group of Srilanka, LTTE was founded by Velupillai Prabhakaran in May 1976, possessing a sophisticated military. However, it was defeated in May 2009 by Srilankan Military but it has a devilish record of assassinating high-profile Indian and Srilankan politicians. Banned by 32 countries across the world, this terrorist group was the main reason behind the Srilankan Civil War.

4. Hezbollah:

Backed up by Iran and Syria, this Lebanon based terrorist group has emerged from the Lebanese civil war of 1982 and is considered as the biggest foe of Israel and Sunni Arab countries. According to a report of Central Intelligence Agency, this organization covers the 41 percent of Lebanese population and is involved in multiple social activities.

3. Taliban:

Derived from the word “students”, Taliban is well known for beastly governing the Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 and its deadly guerrilla war against the NATO including the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan. This terrorist group was founded by Pashtun tribes with the significant support from some Islamic countries such as Arabs, Chechens, Uzbeks, Punjabis and Tajiks.

2. Hamas:

Acronym for “Harakat Al-Muqawama Al-Islamia”, HAMAS is a socio-political terrorist group of Palestine which was founded in 1987 due to an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood. This organization was established with the aim of Jihad and to release Palestine from Israeli subjugation. Known for its daredevil suicide bombers, this terrorist group is significantly supported by Hezbollah to assassinate Israeli civilians and defense officers.


1. Al-Qaeda:

The biggest “brand name” between all terrorist groups across the world! This extremist Islamic group was established in 1989 by Osama Bin Laden, the great grandfather of all terrorists and a mysterious figure dodging the worldwide intelligence agencies after the September 11 attacks. Notorious for its integrated network and powerful strategies, Al-Qaeda constitutes thousand of individuals who have accomplished proper military training.