Islamic Republic of Pakistan

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Noun1.Islamic Republic of Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valleyIslamic Republic of Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
al-Qaeda, al-Qaida, al-Qa'ida, Qaeda, Base - a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries
al-Rashid Trust - a terrorist group organized in 1996 after the Taliban took over Afghanistan and part of Osama bin Laden's international system; provides financial support for the Taliban and al-Qaeda and Jaish-i-Mohammed and assists Muslim militants around the world; established a network of madrasas and mosques in Afghanistan
Al Faran, Harkat ul-Ansar, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, HUA, Movement of Holy Warriors, HUM - an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
Army of Muhammad, Jaish-e-Muhammad, Jaish-i-Mohammed, JEM - a terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active in Kashmir and closely aligned with al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings
Fuqra, Jamaat ul-Fuqra, Tanzimul Fuqra - an Islamic terrorist group organized in the 1980s; seeks to purify Islam through violence; the cells in North America and the Caribbean insulate themselves from Western culture and will even attack other Muslims who they regard as heretics
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi - a Sunni Muslim extremist group in Pakistan that collaborates with al-Qaeda; the armed wing of Sipah-e-Sahaba
Al Qanoon, Lashkar-e-Omar - a terrorist organization formed in Pakistan in 2002 as a coalition of extremist Islamic militant groups including Lashkar-e-Taiba and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Jaish-e-Muhammad and elements of al-Qaeda
Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, LET - a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India; "Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"
Sipah-e-Sahaba - a vicious sectarian organization in Pakistan that persecutes Shiite Muslims and collaborates with al-Qaeda to attack foreigners and to disrupt the government of Pakistan
Markaz-ud-Dawa-wal-Irshad, MDI - a Sunni organization formed in 1989 and based in Pakistan; opposes missionary groups from the United States; has Lashkar-e-Tayyiba as its armed wing
Umma Tameer-e-Nau, UTN - a nongovernmental organization of Pakistani scientists that has been a supporter of terrorism; has provided information about chemical and biological and nuclear warfare to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda and the Taliban
madrasa, madrasah - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"
panchayat, panchayet, punchayet - a village council in India or southern Pakistan
Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence, Inter-Services Intelligence, ISI - the Pakistan intelligence agency; a powerful and almost autonomous political and military force; has procured nuclear technology and delivery capabilities; has had strong ties with the Taliban and other militant Islamic groups
Punjab - a historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan
Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir, Cashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
Faisalabad, Lyallpur - city in northeast Pakistan
Hyderabad - a city in southern Pakistan on the Indus River
capital of Pakistan, Islamabad - the capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau; the site was chosen in 1959
Karachi - the largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan
Lahore - city in northeast Pakistan
Peshawar - city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass
Rawalpindi - an ancient city in northeastern Pakistan; served as capital of Pakistan while Islamabad was being built
Sind - a region of southeastern Pakistan
Great Indian Desert, Thar Desert - a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Hindu Kush, Hindu Kush Mountains - a mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas
Indus River, Indus - an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea; "the valley of the Indus was the site of an early civilization"
Islamische Republik Pakistan
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The Republic of Macedonia is interested in pressing ahead with the initiatives aimed at promoting its economic and political cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
In separate statements, the embassies of Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of Turkey, and the French Embassy expressed deep sorrow over the tragedy and extended condolences to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its brotherly people over the loss of precious lives.
The Instrument of Ratification signed by the president said "Now, therefore, be it known that I, Asif Ali Zardari, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, do by this Instrument of Ratification, confirm that the government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has ratified the said convention subject to the contents of the Annex.
Current members of the ECO include Afghanistan, Azerbaijan Republic, Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Turkey, Turkmenistan and Republic of Uzbekistan.
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President Kurmanbek Bakiev extended his condolences to President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari over terrorist act in Islamabad.
President Bush will welcome President Pervez Musharraf of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the White House on September 22, 2006.
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The Jamaat-e-Islami leader expressed his views at several programs held on Friday to celebrate the 69th Independence Day of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

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