Maktab al-Khidmat

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Noun1.Maktab al-Khidmat - a terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the worldMaktab al-Khidmat - a terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fight the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist faction of MAK to form al-Qaeda
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
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