al-Jihad


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Related to al-Jihad: Egyptian Islamic Jihad, Hezbollah, EIJ
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Noun1.al-Jihad - an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells; "the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981"
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
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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Last week, Judge Jihane Aoun, informed the concerned parties -- the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Beirut's Southern Suburbs Municipalities Union and the Al-Jihad Group for Commerce and Contracting -- that the decision to close the landfill would be implemented Monday.
The attack took place as the security forces were tracking down two terrorists in Al-Jihad district in the city, according to the statement.
Four missiles or first stages fell in Tal Abta, Addayah and the Baaj desert west of Mosul, with one falling close to a base run by Saraya al-Jihad, one of the Iranbacked militias, a high-level Iraqi official told The New Arab.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Saraya al-Jihad, one of the factions of the popular mobilization forces, confirmed that : "The terrorist gangs of Daash are fully collapsed in the district of Sharqat, and we do not expect to witness battles in the district after starting liberation operations.
The defendants also included members of the ultra-conservative Islamist group, named the Al-Jihad movement, such as Mohamed Abu Samra, Khaled Ghareeb, Mohamed Ramadan, and Mohamed Hassan.
Also Hassan al-Sari, the commander of al-Jihad battalions and an Iraqi legislator, revealed in an interview with FNA on Saturday that Washington doesn't favor partnership of the Iraqi popular forces in the freedom of Mosul, "but its attempts are futile".
Qaeda chief Ayaman Al-Zawahiri had announced a new branch of al Qaeda called "Qaedat al-Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent" last year.
2004: Nacimiento de la organizacion "Al-Tawhid wa al-Jihad fi biled Rafidayn" Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Painstakingly, Al Qaeda refocused attention on India, opening a branch in the name of Qaedat al-Jihad in September 2014.
La [beaucoup moins que] Qaedat al-Jihad in the Indian Subcontinent [beaucoup plus grand que] (al Qaida en guerre sainte sur le sous-continent indien), placee sous l'autorite du Pakistanais Asim Umar subordonne au chef des talibans afghans, le mollah Omar, souffre du tarissement des sources de recrutement des jeunes indiens.
1) Tanzim Qa'idat al-Jihad--al-Qiyada al-'Amma, "Bayan bi-Sha'ni 'Alaqat Jama'at Qa'idat al-Jihad bi-Jama'at al-Dawla al-Islamiyya fi al-'Iraq wa-al-Sham, Markaz alFajr li-al-I'lam," Shabakat al-Fida' al-Islamiyya, February 2, 2014.
The men convicted and sentenced belonged to the militant Islamist group, Tawhid wa al-Jihad group, which operates in the Sinai.