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Ansar-e Hezbollah (Iran)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 243
Country: Iran
Date formed: Oct. 1, 1995
Details of Formation: Reported to have begun in Teheran in October 1995 and have connections to Council of Guardians.
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination:
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): person/minister
Training and Equipment no information
Shared Information and Joint Operations no information
Shared personnel no information
Types of Material Support: domestic government
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: religious
Location: Teheran
Force Strength: [unknown, unknown]
Target(s): unarmed political opposition, government critics; journalists
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious institutions; protect state, national or religious leader(s)
Other Information: Ansar-e Hezbollah - "Supporters of the Party of God"