al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya

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Noun1.al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya - 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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Sulaymaniyah, Iraq (NINA) -- The Jamaa Islamia bloc in the Iraqi Council of Representatives considered the withdrawal of the Kurdish side from the political process in Iraq as burned sheet.
Le rapport releve que cette situation est comparable a celle vecue par les banlieues populaires du Caire, dans les annees 1980, avec la [beaucoup moins que] Jamaa Islamia [beaucoup plus grand que] qui a utilise l'identite Salafiste Djihadiste pour couvrir des actes criminels , gerer les quartiers populaires au moyen du petit trafic et des petites milices .
Absurdes et irresponsables, c'est en ces termes que le directeur du bureau du chef du mouvement Ennahdha, Zoubeir Chehoudi, a qualifie les declarations de Taieb Lguili sur les liens du mouvement avec Abdlhakim Belhaj, chef d'Al Jamaa islamia de Libye et son implication dans la preparation d'operations terroristes.