Libyan Islamic Fighting Group

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Libyan Islamic Fighting Group - a Libyan terrorist group organized in 1995 and aligned with al-Qaeda; seeks to radicalize the Libyan government; attempted to assassinate Qaddafi
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
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
References in periodicals archive ?
In the translated interview, shown on the BBC, he said: "I condemn anyone who says I belong to Libyan Islamic Fighting Group.
In August 2009, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group leaders released a 417-page tome and accepted that their methods to topple Gaddafi stem from misinterpretation of Islam.
In Libya, al-Qaeda has sought to keep a low profile by shunning the use of its brand name, though it has strengthened its Libyan network with elements of al-Qaeda central, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), and the indigenous Libyan Islamic Fighting Group.
Among specific topics are religious identity and civil conflict in Africa, liberal varieties of Islam in Africa and the struggle for tolerance and democracy, Nigerian women's responses to Shari'a, and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group.
A former member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, Libi rose within al-Qaeda's ranks after he escaped in 2005 from the U.
In Tripoli, Abdelhakim Belhaj, a well-known al Qaeda fighter and founder of the notorious Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), is now leading the rebel "military counsel" in Tripoli.
Policy Possible Questions Libyan Political Dynamics and Profiles Political Dynamics Interim Transitional National Council (TNC) Prominent TNC Figures Armed Forces Exiles and Al Sanusi Monarchy Figures Libyan Islamists and the TNC The Muslim Brotherhood Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG)/Libyan Islamic Movement for Change (LIMC) Al Qaeda in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQLIM/AQIM) Transitional National Council Positions and Statements Contacts Author Contact Information
The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), another former Al-Qaeda ally, abandoned the ideology between 2005 and 2010 and joined the revolution against Col.
Other groups on the confidential list included Al-Qaeda, Palestinian Islamic Jihad group, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group and Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
At the time, he was a member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, which