mujahadeen


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Noun1.mujahadeen - a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
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
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
Mujahedeen Khalq - Iranian guerillas based in Iraq
mujahid - a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad
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Born in northern Algeria, Belmokhtar traveled to Afghanistan in 1991 to fight with the Mujahadeen against the pro-Soviet government following the withdrawal of Soviet Union troops.
Obviously, they have learned nothing from the experience of Afghanistan, whose mujahadeen were armed, funded and trained by the United States, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, and then moved into the West's Enemy Number 1: the Taliban.
7CHARLIE 7 CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR (2007) TOM Hanks stars as Texas congressman Charlie Wilson who schemes to help Afghan mujahadeen fight the Soviets.
Even after the uprising in Herat in March 1979, during which some Afghan soldiers defected to the side of the mujahadeen and more than a dozen Soviet advisors and their families were beheaded, the Soviet leaders made a conscious decision not to intervene in Afghanistan.
One of their fatwas gave permission for mujahadeen soldiers to marry girls as young as 8-years-old.
This is a country, which, since the Second World War, has prosecuted disastrous wars in Vietnam and Iraq, backed atrocious dictatorships in several Latin American countries and ferried aid to the Mujahadeen, a decision which sowed the seeds of 9/11.
On February 10 and 11, 1993 in the Afshar area of Kabul, the Mujahadeen government, and its allies exterminated and left injured thousands of Hazara men, women and children.
The official, who is said to work for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's technology section, made at least two visits to Vienna this year to carry out multi-million euro transactions, People's Mujahadeen, the opposition group said.
Today, Sunni/Salafi groups like Jundallah and the Shi'ite Mujahadeen e-Kalk target Iran.
Soldiers at the scene initially reported that the grenade that killed an American soldier was thrown by the Mujahadeen, not Omar, but the report was later changed to implicate the captured child (<http:/en.
What this verdict shows is that Pete Seda associated himself with those extreme fringe elements and sought to launder money through a so-called charity to arm Mujahadeen fighters in various wars.
The documents were called The Anarchists Cookbook, Kitchen Complete and The Mujahadeen Explosives Handbook, which were all found when police carried out their raid last year.