Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades

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Noun1.Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades - a terrorist group that has worked with Al Qaeda; claimed responsibility for attacks in Iraq and Turkey
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
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A claim for the attacks has been made in the name of al Qaida by a group called the Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigade, which also claimed responsibility for the Madrid bombings which left 191 people dead.
Abu Hafs Al-Masri Brigade claimed it was their long-winded operation that had caused power blackouts in the US in 2003.
The Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigade has also issued chilling warnings to UK citizens, telling Britons to expect 'death to their sons' after the group claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing attacks in Istanbul last November.
In a chilling escalation of tension the al-Qaeda linked Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigade - who claimed responsibility for the Madrid bombings - also called for vengeance.
In a chilling escalation of tension the al-Qaeda linked Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigade called for vengeance attacks on the US and its allies, declaring: "Yassin's blood was not spilt in vain.
The al-Qaeda linked Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigade, which claimed responsibility for the atrocity, yesterday halted operations in Spain to see if the government does withdraw from Iraq.