Libyan Islamic Group


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Noun1.Libyan Islamic 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
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Accordingly, American private security firms aided the Libyan Islamic group fighters and helped in toppling Gadhafi.
He called for a holy war against North African leaders and their French, Spanish and US allies in an audiotape message in which he announced a new Libyan Islamic group - Fighting Islamic Group - had joined the Al Qaeda.
On March 2, 2006 the country released eighty-five members of the Muslim Brotherhood, also known as the Libyan Islamic Group, many of whom had been held since June 1998.