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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The defendants also include the two former MPs Mohammad Al-Beltagi and Esam Al-Eryan and former minister of supply Basem Awdeh, as well as the two leading members of the Islamic Group Asem Abdulmajed and Safwat Hejazi.
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.
An Islamic group hopes to spend $10 million to rehabilitate an abandoned clothing store.
The OIC Secretary General, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, who is in New York to attend the annual meetings, will avail this visit, which is also aimed at discussing issues of the Muslim world with the Islamic Group in the General Assembly.
But after signing the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, an Islamic group -- other than the Brotherhood -- assassinated Sadat.
NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lynne Stewart, 70, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for aiding convicted terrorist Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman's communication from prison to his terrorist group, the Islamic Group, announced Preet Bharara, U.
It also discussed including the Israeli violations in Al Quds and the settlements at the Arab occupied land ; a proposal submitted by the Arab and Islamic group as an emergency item.
EVERY day is a bad hair day in the Gaza Strip, where Islamic group Hamas has declared war on hairstyles.
Summary: The leader of a controversial Islamic group has vowed to march through Wootton Bassett in an online letter to families of fallen soldiers.
WOOTTON Bassett prepared to honour two more fallen British soldiers today as a controversial Islamic group pressed ahead with plans for a march through the town.

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