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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups; "al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"
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
Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO - a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Palestine - a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian Army soldiers and the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters continued to advance against Jeish al-Fatah in Bostan al-Pasha district Northeastern of Aleppo city and drove the terrorists out of the remaining 25 percent of land that was still under their control.
In the latest expansion of its profile, it and other groups have revived the Jaish al-Fatah, or the army of conquest, a military alliance of disparate Islamist rebel groups that won big victories against government forces last year.
In one week alone, Jaysh al-Fatah (Army of Conquest) managed to make significant gains on al-Ghab plains, where the rebels are trying to advance to southern government strongholds.
In a press statement, the SOHR said that opposition Al-Fatah Army, a coalition of mainly Islamist militant groups, continued its advance in Idlib countryside after wrestling control of several government forces bases and checkpoints in Jabal Al-Arbaeen town.
29, 2012, included Al-Safa to Al-Fatah Gate, the second from Al-Fatah Gate to Al-Umrah Gate and the third stage from the King Fahd Gate to Al-Safa.
In the other matches, Al-Twon's Adnan Fallatah netted the match winner in the 75 minute against title-holder Al-Fatah in Qassim while Al-Shulah drew goalless with Al-Nahdha.
ISLAMABAD -- Peacefully conducted Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) election process of the Employees Welfare Association (EWA), has witnessed the victory of Al-Fatah Group.
Abu Al-Fatah, an Al Qaeda operative, claimed that bin Laden had foiled a mission carried out by American forces to track his hideout.
Places in Lahore included Sawera Store (Shadman), Sawera Store (Wapda Town), Akbari Superstore, Akbari Discount Store, Al-Fatah Departmental Store, Al-Fatah Store (D.
Summary: Several new developmental projects were inaugurated today commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Great al-Fatah Revolution in al-Jabal al-Akhdar and Derna Shabias.
If the administration is zealously turning over every rock in Iraq to find WMDs, why didn't they start with the most obvious site -- the state-owned al-Fatah company in Baghdad, which designed all of Saddam's missiles?
Earlier on Saturday, the Syrian Army troops and fighters of the Lebanese Hezbollah and Iraqi al-Nujaba engaged in fierce clashes with Jeish al-Fatah terrorists in the Southern districts of Aleppo city, capturing more lands from retreating militants.