Islamic Group


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Noun1.Islamic Group - a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Malaya, Malaysia - a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
2.Islamic Group - a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails; "al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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Sargoul Karadaghi, member of the committee said "the committee, comprising representatives from Taghier Movement, Islamic Union, and Islamic Group is due to hold a meeting, in the Kurdish parliament HQ in Sulaymaniya, to pave the way for a debate and solve the current crisis.
The Islamic Group in Kurdistan would prefer that all Kurdish political parties participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq with a unified list," a spokesperson for the group, Abdulsattar al-Majeed, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
However, experts on Islamic groups put the total number of the Sudanese fighters within ISIS at 150 Jihadists, saying that 56 of them had travelled to join the extremist organisation from countries other than Sudan.
The Egyptian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee said that it is ready to fully cooperate and file all documentation and proof to the UK so as to disclose the history of the Islamic group in Egypt and their involvement in the assassinations of public figures.
She started opposing the formation of Islamic group However, leadership of Islamic group primarily dominated by Arab countries overruled the Iranian distrusts and refused to accommodate Tehran.
During Tuesday's session, al-Laham clarified that the Syrian parliamentary delegation to IPU Assembly meeting put forth an emergency item on the need to support the political program for solving the crisis in Syria and implementing the international legitimacy resolutions on counterterrorism, but the Arab and Islamic group did not vote on it.
Once autonomous social forces, Islamic groups have come under the control of the government in return for government funds and posts.
Ansaru, a splinter group of Boko Haram - an extremist Nigerian Islamic group said the attack was motivated by France's military intervention in Mali.
The daily said that the popular gathering on Saturday does not mean that gaps have been bridged between the two different views within the Islamic Group.
23 (Bikyamasr) -- A Yemeni Islamic group has called for the implementation of the Sharia, or Islamic law, across the Islamic world, at a recent conference.
Summary: CAIRO -- "The Islamic Group has no relation to the division in the lines of protesters last Friday, Tareq el-Zomor, the spokesman of the Islamic Group, has said.
because an Islamic group accused the instructor of bias.

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