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Noun1.intifadah - an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000; "the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"
insurrection, revolt, uprising, rising, rebellion - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
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Intifadah Michael O'Callaghan 5th, 1m maiden, Cork, October 17 The gelded son of Intikhab made a belated debut in this ordinary but competitive contest run at a decent clip.
The document states that: "In 2003, the United States provided evidence to Saudi authorities that the Saudi al Quds Intifadah Committee, founded in October 2000, was forwarding millions of dollars in funds to the families of Palestinians engaged in terrorist activities, including those of suicide bombers.
Forming the first women's team in Palestine was not a walk in the park, especially while growing up in the Intifadah years, when she saw the occupation up close and personal.
16) Women in Black is an anti-war organization formed after the first Intifadah began in December of 1987.
Muscat, Oct 1 (ONA) A delegation from Majlis A'Shura left here today heading for the Islamic Republic of Iran to take part in the 5th International Conference for Supporting the Palestinian Intifadah (uprising), due to be held in Tehran on October 1st-2nd.
But the American failure to mediate an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement and the ensuing Palestinian Intifadah, followed by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, demonstrated the limits of U.
And it was the first Gulf War and Palestinian Intifadah that created the conditions for the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference and the subsequent Oslo Accords.
As far as Yasser Arafat was concerned, by 2002 Israel had refused to talk to the Palestinian leader, blaming him for the wave of terrorist attacks during the Al-Aksa Intifadah.
Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran Israeli soldiers that collects testimonies of soldiers who served in the Occupied Territories during the Second Intifadah.
In contrast, for most of the years in question, the per capita defense outlay exceeded the outlay in 2000 (with the exception of 2003 and 2004, when the Intifadah ran its course).
The Living Body and the Corpse--Israeli Documentary Cinema and the Intifadah.
The Palestinian group Fatah looks set to elect 12 new members to its central committee, including Marwan Barghouthi, a popular intifadah leader who is serving a life sentence in Israel for organising the murder of Jews Other new faces include Muhammad Dahlan, 47, Fatah's former strongman in the Gaza Strip, and Jibril Rajoub, 56, a former top security official in the West Bank.