Tanzim


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Tanzim

(ˈtænˌzɪm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a Palestinian militia belonging to a militant faction of Al Fatah
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Noun1.Tanzim - a terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership
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
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Tanzim Akbar Cheema, a professor at Botany department of the Government College University (GCU) was intercepted by robbers near Kalma Chowk, but he offered them resistance on which the robbers shot and injured him.
There is no differentiation; they keep jumping from one Tanzim to other.
Sharafat Ali Mubarak, president of Anjuman e Tanzim e Tajiran KP, Mr.
The problem here isn't that the camp chose to welcome its Palestinian guests by flying their colors; that alone is a sweet gesture, especially when the Palestinians in question are prepubescents, not armed members of the Tanzim.
The Tanzim branch of Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Wednesday declared Friday a day of major Palestinian confrontation with Israel's security forces, dedicated to victory for "Blessed Al Aqsa.
Tanzim Khan, who was in the car, was injured in the head and he was admitted to a nearby hospital.
Before it had expanded into Syria, it called itself Tanzim Qaidat al-Jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn, and was known in English as al Qaida in Iraq.
Afterwards, the Omani Naval Commander inspected the ships and met with the commanding officers, namely, Captain Anwar Hossain, and Commander Tanzim Farooq.
During his interrogation, Amar said his motive for the murder was to 'trade' the soldier's body in exchange for the release of his brother, Nur Al-Din Amar, a Tanzim member in prison since 2003 due to his involvement in several terror attacks," the Shin Bet stated.
The UN announced that that the Committee has added Jabhat Al-Nusrah to its Sanctions List, along with other entities such as Tanzim Qa'edat Al-Jihad fi Bilad Al-Rafidayn, and Jama'at Al-Tawhid Wa'al-Jihad in Iraq.
School pupils Jiyyad Tanzim and Lily Ferris impressed the judges with their story-telling skills.