Soldiers of God

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Noun1.Soldiers of God - an Islamic extremist group of Kurds who oppose secular control with bombings and assassinations; believed to have ties with 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
Kurdistan - an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
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Another Sunni militant group, Jundallah, Arabic for Soldiers of God, has also launched deadly attacks on civilians and officials in the southeast.
If the government is not able to seriously and urgently capture [or kill] him, this will be our job, we, the soldiers of God upon earth," he said in a statement on his website.
Right to education is an Islamic right and those who call themselves as soldiers of God are killing girls, but at the same time that God has given us the right to have education.
Balkan Ghosts', The Coming Anarchy, The Ends of the Earth, and Soldiers of God, take readers to places not many of us are liable to go willingly (though his excellent Empire Wilderness is revealing regarding the United States).
Otherwise known as Soldiers of God the group has waged sporadic attacks to fight alleged discrimination against the area's Sunni minority in overwhelmingly Shiite Iran.
Responsibility for the murders has been claimed by Jundallah, or Soldiers of God, a radical Sunni group with close ideological connections to the Taleban and Al-Qaeda.

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