terrorist organization

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Noun1.terrorist organization - a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
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3 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, praised the UK Parliament's vote held last night in support of the UK government's decision to carry out military operations against the Daesh terrorist organization in Syria.
Ramadi / NINA / The terrorist organization Daash executed 7 civilians demonstrated yesterday in Rutba of western Anbar.
KUWAIT, July 30 (KUNA) -- Security authorities have "taken a preemptive move uncovering a cell of the terrorist organization Daesh," the Ministry of Interior announced early on Thursday.
A military source said that the army destroyed a vehicle equipped with a heavy machine-gun and killed all the terrorists onboard, including Saudi terrorist Fahed al-Issa al-Utaiby, in addition to leader of a terrorist organization named Khader Daoud al-Wahesh.
Chaffetz asked, to which Johnson responded, "As we said last time, whether these individuals belong to a terrorist organization is questionable.
13 (Petra) -- The State Security Court's panel of military judges deferred until next Monday a trial in which ten people face charges of being affiliated with the terrorist organization Daesh, and are accused of recruiting people to join the group or promoting its ideology.
Summary: Caretaker Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said Tuesday that Lebanon would reject any attempt by the Arab League to brand Hezbollah a terrorist organization in response to the party's heavy involvement in the fighting in Syria.
7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal's push for the European Union to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization is "a bold call to action by the Netherlands," said AJC Executive Director David Harris.
In addition to establishment of a theocratic state on the territory of Central Asia, radical terrorist organization are trying to disturb supply of cargoes for anti-terrorism coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Answering a question, Ergin said that earlier state officials had talks with head of terrorist organization from time to time when they needed.
When asked whether the US is also planning to designate the Haqqani network, Toner said: "At this point, there's no plans to designate the Haqqani network as a foreign terrorist organization.
BY A close vote, parliament last night passed a law on combating terrorism and defining a terrorist organization.