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Iran Terrorism 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Iran Terrorism 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Terrorist groups - foreign based:
Jundallah: aim(s): secure recognition of Balochi cultural, economic, and political rights and greater autonomy from the Iranian Government area(s) of operation: based in Sistan va Baluchestan Province in the southeast; targets Shia Muslims, primarily Iranian soldiers and security personnel
Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) (Kongra-Gel): aim(s): establish Kurdistan, which comprises territory in northwestern Iran area(s) of operation: has maintained an operational presence under the name Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) since circa 2004; targets Iranian Government personnel, primarily in the northwest in the Kurdish-populated region; PJAK's attack tempo has ebbed since 2011


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Iran on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iran Terrorism 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iran Terrorism 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
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  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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